Wednesday, December 21, 2016

FW: This week and January

Hello fabulous people!  We are in the home stretch!!!



3rd - return to school  
5th-Alumni college classroom visits
10th- Junior drama majors at NYTW (they will not be in reading)
16th -No school
17th –NYTW show Othello for Seniors (workshops 1/11 and 1/19 in senior English classes)
23rd- 3rd Marking period ends
24th -30th CYA/Regents/ Senior photos
30th- Staff PD
31st-Spring term begins
31st- Arts rotation


Monday, December 5, 2016

FW: Helping Children & Teens Cope with Loss- Lecture at Gilda's Club NYC

Subject: Helping Children & Teens Cope with Loss- Lecture at Gilda's Club NYC




I hope this email finds you well.  This is a friendly reminder regarding our upcoming lecture at Gilda’s Club NYC:


Living with Grief: Helping Children & Teens Cope with Loss

Monday, December 5, 2016; 6:00-7:30pm

Speaker: Maria Georgopoulos, LMHC, FT, Calvary Hospital/Hospice


This lecture will explore the many facets of youth and adolescent grief. The facilitator will provide a modern perspective on death, as well as the development of the understanding of death. Dimensions and principles of childhood grief will be discussed including the importance of teachable moments, grief psychological tasks and appropriate interventions. This lecture is open to adults facing anticipatory loss, bereft family members, and professionals working with those impacted by grief.


Reservations are required for this event- Please contact us at 212-647-9700 to reserve your spot!


Have a great day.




Michele Halusic, LCSW-R
Associate Director, Program
Gilda’s Club New York City
195 West Houston Street

New York, NY 10014
T. 212.647.9700 x243

F. 212.647.1151

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Thursday, November 10, 2016

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Tuesday, October 25, 2016

FW: upcoming dates


26th- selected seniors all day College Visit
27th 4:30-7:30 cafeteria Halloween Dance.


3rd  PT conferences 5:45-8:00 
4th PT conferences 1:00-3:00
10th- Senior Dinner Benihana $35 a person
11th -no school
14th Arts rotate 9th grade
17th -LoMA open house for incoming students
22nd- Junior drama majors at NYTW (they will not be in reading)
22nd  4:30 cafĂ© LoMA Thanksgiving feast.



Yetta Garfield, AP
The Lower Manhattan Arts Academy
350 Grand Street, NYC 10002

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

FW: SUBMERGE: NYC Marine Science Festival - Sat Sept 24



Hudson River Park's Pier 26

Saturday Sept 24, 11am to 4pm


Join us on Saturday, September 24th for a FREE day-long marine science extravaganza!  EXCITING experiments! FASCINATING facts!  ENRICHING entertainment! Come learn AND play at SUBMERGE NYC Marine Science Festival.  From underwater robotics exploration to aquatic wildlife ecology - noted marine scientists from across the country will teach, inspire, and entertain audiences of all ages from 11AM - 4PM.  Hudson River Park, in partnership with the New York Hall of Science, proudly present this festival aimed at  celebrating our local waterways.  





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Date: Saturday September 24

Location:Hudson River Park's Pier 26 (Cross at N. Moore Street)

Time: 11 am to 4 pm

Cost: FREE!

Getting there: Map & Subway- A, C, E at Canal St. or 1 at Franklin St.

Festival Highlights: Research Stations, Science Stage, River Ranger Kid Zone, Discovery Lab, Marine Robotics, Fishing, Kayaking and more!

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Experiment, learn and explore! Scientists will share current marine research through interactive demonstrations.


More information on exhibitor topics can
be found here


Festival exhibitors include:







Thrilling water experiments, comedic interviews with science experts, and entertaining wildlife performances will inspire and amaze.  Take a seat and soak up all of the Science Stage's fun and informative acts.

Science Stage schedule and more information on performances can be found here







Hudson River Park's environmental educators invite budding scientists to observe and explore river science. Kids explore food webs, meet animals in a touch tank and create marine-themed crafts.


Discover the role of microscopic plankton in the Hudson River and learn more about the life of an oyster and how this bivalve is helping us improve the health of NYC's waters.

Make and test your own rubber band boats and explore changes to the ocean's pH with NYSCI Explainers.






How do water conditions change throughout the Hudson River? What impacts do seasons and storms have on water quality? Piece together the answers to these questions through hands-on citizen science. 


Come aboard for a dockside tour of the R/V SeaWolf, a research vessel owned by Stony Brook University's School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences.

Enjoy the production, City That Drinks The Mountain Sky, which tells the ongoing story of New York City's water supply from mountain top to city tap, through a shimmering tapestry of poetry, puppetry and music. 



Participants can drop in a line and engage with environmental educators on topics such as water quality, fish biology and more. We provide the rods, reels, bait and instruction.


The Downtown Boathouse will offer free sit-on-top kayaks to paddle on the Hudson River. They give brief instruction and provide all necessary safety equipment as well as changing rooms and lockers and locks.


What's living in the Hudson River? Join The River Project  for interactive SCUBA dive demonstrations to find out. Demonstrations at 11:30 am & 1 pm on the Pier 26 Floating Dock





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