Month: October 2018

Calico cat sitting on cat bad with a knit turkey hat on its head.

Fowl Play

See what’s ahead for NYC public schools in November 2018. Highlights include Election Day, Parent Teacher Conferences, and Thanksgiving Recess.

Applying for NYC’s Gifted & Talented Programs?

Learn more about the City’s Gifted & Talented (G&T) programs, and schedule your admissions tests by Friday, November 9!

Interested in New York City’s CTE High Schools?

Middle school students and their families are invited to learn more about NYC’s Career and Technical Education (CTE) high schools at the DOE’s annual CTE High School Fair on Saturday, October 27, 2018!

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Time to Apply to College

From October 22–26, over 460 NYC high schools are celebrating College Application Week, New York State’s annual resource event for students seeking admission to college.

Girl getting her blood pressure checked by a physician

Get Ready for Flu Season

With winter approaching fast, it’s time for a friendly reminder to protect yourself and your families with this year’s flu shot!

Girl in purple shirt leaning over an open laptop at a desk inside of a classroom.

Help #NYCGoPurple and End Domestic Violence

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Join New Yorkers across the five boroughs in the fight against partner violence by wearing purple on October 24!

Nominate Your Favorite Teacher for the 2019 Big Apple Awards

Show your appreciation for your favorite teachers by submitting your nominees for the City’s seventh annual Big Apple Awards by Monday, November 26!

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Ready to Apply for NYC’s High Schools?

Check out our handy guide to New York’s 2018–19 high school admissions process, and stop by any of our High School Fairs on October 13–14!

All S’well That Ends Well

Thanks to S’well, the Mayor’s Office of Sustainability, and the NYC Department of Education, over 320,000 City high school students are receiving free reusable bottles this year.

Interested in STEM Careers after High School?

NYC high school students who want to learn more about careers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) are invited to join us for the DOE’s 7th Annual STEM Matters NYC Career Day. Register by Friday, October 19!