Posts by Ms. Zayas


Open House tours for 2018 -2019


Posted By on Sep 17, 2018

Hello 8th graders and families

The Urban Assembly School of Music and Art would like you to come out and join us at one of our information session open house dates. We are a small limited unscreened high school dedicated to infusing a rigorous college preparatory curriculum with intensive arts elective courses and arts integration.

We’d love you to come learn more about us and we look forward to meeting you.

Our open house dates are as followed:

Monday, September 24, 2018 4 PM to 6 PM

Saturday, October 6, 2018 10 AM to 12 PM

Monday, October 15, 2018 4 PM to 6 PM

Monday, October 29, 2018 4 PM to 6 PM

Saturday, November 3, 2018 10 AM to 12 PM

If you are interested in attending any of the above dates, please reach out to our parent coordinator Cecily Zayas at zayas1@uamusicandart.org or  phone (718) 858-0249 to inform us which open house date you would like to attend.

Sincerely

Paul J. Thompson

Principal

Founding Principal

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Welcome Class of 2022


Posted By on May 18, 2018

Welcome to UAMA!

Dear incoming 9th grade families,

We are honored that your student confirmed acceptance to UAMA and we look forward to having you join us as members of the UAMA community! Please make sure you read all the way through this email as there are important opportunities and links at the bottom.

We invite you to join us on Thursday, May 31st from 5:30pm to 7:30pm for the Class of 2022 Orientation and Welcome Event at UAMA, hosted by Founding Principal, Paul Thompson.

Students will have the opportunity to take part in a unique activity that will expose them to some of the core educational beliefs of the school, learn about the school’s advanced Early College programs, and meet some of the peer mentors who will support their transition into High School.

Parents will have the opportunity to meet faculty and staff, complete some required enrollment documentation:

Orientation Packet (Required NYC DOE Documents)

Emergency Home Contact Information (also known as the “blue card”)

Student Elective Preference Form

PLEASE BRING THE FOLLOWING WITH YOU TO THIS EVENT (please bring orginials and copies of each document):

  1. Your student’s Birth Certificate
  2. Your student social security card
  3. Proof of address (utility bill or lease)
  4. Copy of your student’s CURRENT immunizations records
  5. Any relevant student IEP paperwork

PLEASE REPLY TO THIS EMAIL TO LET US KNOW IF YOU ARE COMING.

Urban Assembly School of Music & Art

8th Floor

49 Flatbush Extension

Brooklyn, New York 11201

(718) 858 – 0249

Contact our Parent Coordinator, Cecily Zayas

Zayas1@uamusicandart.org

SUMMER BRIDGE

UAMA LANGUAGE AND THINKING

REGISTRATION

This summer we are very excited to be offering a Summer Bridge Language & Thinking program at UAMA. The program runs from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. from Monday through Thursday from July 16 to August 15, 2017. Breakfast and lunch will be provided (Students are not allowed to leave school for lunch).

 

The Summer Program is designed to provide you with an opportunity to improve your academic skills in Literacy, Writing, Critical Thinking, and to earn high school credit before you begin in the fall of 2018. Research shows that surpassing 11 credits by the end of 9th grade is an important target to meet for high school success and on-time graduation, as well as to be better prepared for college. This program will also help you take advantage of our Early College model which you can start as early as 10th grade, allowing you to register for classes that confer both High School and College credit. The goal of this program is not only to develop your academic skills but also to have fun learning, build relationships, and help you successfully transition into high school.

Students will have the opportunity to earn Elective Credit over the summer as they sharpen their reading, writing, and argumentation skills in English and practice and prepare for the Algebra Regents and ELA Exams on August 16th. At UAMA all students are expected to take the ELA and Math Regents exams starting in the first year and to keep taking the exam until they reach New York  State College Readiness Standards.

SUMMER BRIDGE REGISTRATION FORM

Space is limited and students who attend the May 31st Welcome and Orientation will be given seating priority.

All incoming 9th graders are eligible to take both the ELA & Algebra 1 August Regents on Thursday 8/16/18 @ 8:30 am.

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Dress Code


Posted By on May 1, 2018

Dear Parents / Guardians:

In order to provide an environment conducive to promoting educational excellence with minimum distractions and disruptions of the learning environment, we expect you and your child’s cooperation in complying with the following dress code. All students, both male and female, are expected to give proper attention to personal cleanliness and to dress appropriately for school and school functions. A student’s dress, shall:

  • Recognize that extremely brief garments such as tube tops, net tops, halter tops, plunging necklines (front and/or back), clothing that exposes mid-section of the body, miniskirts, and see-through garments are NOT appropriate for school.
  • Ensure that all underwear is completely covered by outer garments.
  • Not include items that are vulgar, obscene, and libelous, or denigrate others on account of race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, or disability.
  • Not promote or endorse the use of alcohol, tobacco, or illegal drugs, and/or encourage other illegal or violent activities.

Students who violate the dress code shall be required to modify their appearance by covering or removing the offending item, or, if necessary or practical, replacing it with an acceptable item. Any student who refuses to cooperate may be required to have a parent/guardian pick them up or possible suspension.

For more information please contact Ms Cecily at 718-858-0249 ext 8051

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P.T.A Meeting Cancelled


Posted By on Apr 16, 2018

Good day,

Please note that PTA will be cancelled this evening due to inclement weather.
We will reconvene next month.
Have a great day
Sincerely
Erika Carrington – PTA President
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The Parent Surveys are Back


Posted By on Feb 28, 2018

NYC Parent Survey’s 

Every year, all parents, teachers, and students in grades 6-12 take the NYC School Survey. The survey helps school leaders understand what key members of the school community say about the learning environment at each school. The 2017-2018 version of the NYC School Survey is aligned to the DOE’s Framework for Great Schools and collects important information about a school’s ability to improve student achievement and can support a dialogue among all members of the school community about how to make the school a better place to learn.

 

Parent Surveys are due by March 23, 2018. Therefore, during Parent Teacher Conference on March 8th & 9th 2018, we will have a room set up for you to complete your survey.

Please feel free to contact me if you have and questions or concerns regarding Parent Teacher Conferences or Parent Surveys at 718-858-0249 ext 8051 or zayas1@uamusicandart.org

Thank you,

Cecily Zayas

Parent Coordinator

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