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Regents Prep for Juniors

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Hello Parents/Guardians

There will be regents prep happening thought the week starting on  December 13, 2016 until Regents Week . please look below to see the day, time and teacher for each exam.

 

Math Prep  is on Tuesdays with Mr. Maxwell at 2:30 pm until 4 pm.

Living Environment Prep is on Wednesdays with Mr Rodriguez at 2:30 pm until 4 pm.

Global Prep   is on Thursdays with Mr. Meyers at 2:30 pm until 4 pm.

 

Regents Prep for Seniors

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Hello Parents/Guardians

There will be regents prep happening thought the week starting on  December 13, 2016 until Regents Week . please look below to see the day, time and teacher for each exam.

English Prep  is on Tuesdays with Mr Doyle at 2:30 pm until 4 pm.

Math Prep  is on Wednesdays with Mr. Maxwell at 2:30 pm until 4 pm.

Living Environment Prep is on Tuesday with Mr Doyle at 2:30 pm until 4 pm.

Global Prep   is on Tuesdays with Mr. Woods at 2:30 pm until 4 pm.

U.S. History Prep  is on Thursdays with Ms. Mohammad-Brothers at 2:30 pm until 4 pm.

 

U.A.M.A. Open House Information

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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:

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 4 PM to 6 PM

Saturday, November 19, 2016 11 AM to 1 PM

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 9 AM to 10: 30 AM

Thursday, December 1, 2016 4 PM to 6 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

Upcoming Parent/Teacher Conference for the Fall Term

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Dear Parents and Guardians:

We would like to warmly invite you to our 2016-2017 Fall Parents-Teacher-Student conferences. These conferences will give you the opportunity to discuss your child’s progress with their teachers.

To make these conferences the most meaningful, we strongly recommend that you bring your child with you.

Our conferences will be held at the following times:

  • Thursday, November 17, 2016
    • 5:00-8:00 PM: Parent Teacher conferences
  • Friday, November 18, 2016
    • 11:31 AM: All students will be dismissed from school.
    • 1:00-3:00 PM: Parent-teacher-student conferences

This year, we will host workshops on the following topics:

  • Understanding and accessing Pupil Path , UAMA’s online grading system
  • Understanding your child’s Class Progress
  • The 5 week project unit

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our Parent Coordinator, Cecily Zayas at (718) 858-0249 ext. 8051.

Thank you,

Paul J. Thompson

Principal

Regarding Truancy Policy for Monday, October 31, 2016

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We have been notified by the N.Y.P.D. Truancy Division that on Monday, October 31, 2016 (Halloween), all students that are picked up by Truancy will not be brought back to U.A.M.A. Students will be taken to the Bushwick Truancy Center and will not be released under any circumstances unless they are picked up by a parent/guardian. We ask that you please have a conversation with your child to express the importance of coming to school on time and staying in the building for the duration of the day. If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact our Parent Coordinator Cecily Zayas at 718- 858- 0249 EXT 8051.

Bushwick Truancy Center’s location and Contact information:
975 Bushwick Avenue
Brooklyn, N.Y. 11221
(718) 730-8882

Join Us Wednesday, September 28th for the 2016-17 Family Night!

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On Wednesday, September 28, we warmly invite parents and guardians to the 2016-2017 Family Night. This night will give you the opportunity to discuss your child’s progress & meet their teachers. To make these conferences the most meaningful, we strongly recommend that you bring your child with you.

It will be held between 5:00PM – 8:00PM.

This year, we will host workshops on the following topics:

  • Understanding and accessing Pupil Path , UAMA’s online grading system
  • The 5 week project unit
  • PTA Elections

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our Parent Coordinator, Cecily Zayas at (718) 858-0249 ext. 8051 or email her at zayas1@uamusicandart.org

The Start of the 2016-17 School Year!

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Hello students and parents!

On behalf of the faculty, staff, and administration, I am excited to welcome you to UAMA for the 2016-2017 school year! We have a great many things planned for you for the upcoming school year—activities in and out of the classroom that will challenge and excite you academically and socially. Below you will find links to our welcome letter that you will be receiving in the mail very soon, and a copy of our 2016-17 Student Handbook.

Welcome Letter for the Fall of 2016

UAMA Student Hand book

The welcome letter outlines what the first two days (Thursday, September 8th & Friday, September 9th) will look like for students. The Student Handbook details important information that students and parents should have concerning school policy, scheduling, important dates, rules, and so on. It will also receive occasional updates to reflect new additions in the school year.

See you on Thursday!

UAMA’s First Summer Bridge Program

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The Application for the 2016 Summer Bridge Application is closed. We will let parents and students know when the 2017 Summer Bridge Program is beginning in the near future. Thank you!

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 1:00 p.m. from Monday July 25 through Friday, August 12, 2016. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

The Summer Program is designed to provide you with an opportunity to improve your academic skills in Literacy, Writing, Critical Thinking, and to earn a high school credit before you begin in the fall of 2016. Research shows that surpassing 11 credits by the end of 9th grade in an important target to stay on track for high school success and on-time graduation, as well as to be better prepared for college. The goal of this program is not only to develop your academic skills but also to have fun learning, build relationships, and help you transition into high school.

What can this program do for you?

It will give you the opportunity to:
· Increase your college awareness through classes and extra-curricular activities
· Explore the importance of the arts in education
· Strengthen your literacy skills and
· Increase the effectiveness of your argument formation
· Build confidence and practice in the communication of ideas
· Develop critical and imaginative thinking; and
· Earn a high school credit

Seats are limited, and will be given on a first come, first serve basis.