Monday, August 21, 2017

Girls and Boys Bowling!

"The Boys and Girls Bowling team are looking for players for the Fall 2017 Season. No experience is needed to join the team. There are no-cuts. There is no cost to the student athlete. The PSAL covers the coast of games, practice etc.
The PSAL also covers transportation cost for students who need it. The Boys team Bowls at Astoria Lanes and the Girls Bowl at Whitestone lanes.
Students must have an up to date physical on the form below (see link below) from their doctor. Students that have turned in or will turn in health clinic consent forms can have their physicals done at the clinic in school.
Please note providing proof of a physical is not sufficient to play, sports physical form below is the physical that must completed by doctor.   Return completed forms to Trece Cordero in room 318
For more information look for flyers around the building or contact Coach Gonzalez
Thank you.
Hope your summer is going well.
Danny Gonzalez
Physical Education Teacher
Lower Manhattan Arts Academy
Head Coach
Seward Park Varsity Baseball
Head Coach
Seward Park Varsity Boys Bowling

Sunday, August 20, 2017

***Summer reading assignment for incoming 9th graders

***LoMA Suggested Summer Reading List for Incoming 9th Graders  (choose a book below or select a book of your choice that you'd like to read)
  1. Copper Sunby Sharon Draper
  2. Into the Wildby John Krakauer
  1. Perks of Being a Wallflowerby Stephen Chbosky
  1. Beyond Magentaby Susan Kuklin
  1. Diary of a Tokyo Teenby Christine Mari Inzer
  1. Annie Johnby Jamaica Kincaid
  1. A Thousand Splendid Summersby Khaled Hosseini
  1. House on Mango Streetby Sandra Cisneros
9.Fallen Angelsby Walter Dean Myers
10. Flightby Sherman Alexie
  • Choose one book from this list, or
  • Choose one book that you like
  • Write a one-paragraph summary for the back of book jacket such as this one for Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet":
Two young, star-crossed lovers find themselves in the middle of a war between families. It's love at first sight, and Romeo and Juliet only want to be together. But what to do when mom and dad say no, and nobody understands you? Rebel! That path, however, leads not just to love and romance, but to dark secrets and a tragic ending. Everybody cries and everybody dies in this classic tale of love and loss from William Shakespeare.
  • Alternate assignment:
Create your paragraph as a graphic summary. See example below

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Summer Assignment for incoming 9th graders

Please see assignment below, you may choose a book on the list to complete the assignment or a book you have read.
Assignment is due on the 1st day of school, September 7th