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
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 email@example.com
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.
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!
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.