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The Month Ahead (January 2019)

See what’s ahead for New York City’s public schools in January 2019. Highlights this month include College Awareness Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, New York State Regents Exams, and the last day to submit applications for Kindergarten admissions.

Three kids sharing one sled as it goes downhill in Central Park on a snowy day.

Time to Slide into Winter Recess

With NYC public schools closed for Winter Recess from December 24, 2018 – January 1, 2019, we wish everyone a wondrous and joyful break!

Put a Ring on ‘Em

Student athletes across the City made their mark in PSAL sports this past fall. See which students and schools won championships in fall 2018!

Classroom's worth of students posing for photo while holding a sign that says, "Computer Science Education Week, December 3–9, 2018"

A Week of Computer Science, a Lifetime of Opportunity

NYC public schools celebrated Computer Science Education Week from December 3–9, 2018. See how City schools helped raise awareness about the importance of computer science for today’s students!

Get Ready to Celebrate College Awareness Day on January 11

On January 11, 2019, NYC public schools across the five boroughs will celebrate College Awareness Day, the DOE’s fourth annual celebration of college attendance. Join the celebration by wearing apparel from your favorite colleges throughout the day!

Photo of the Brooklyn Bridge during December evening. In the foreground are snow covered rocks.

The Month Ahead (December 2018)

See what’s ahead for New York City public schools in December 2018. Highlights this month include the last day to submit 2019–20 applications for NYC’s middle and high schools, and Winter Recess.

Visit NYC Schools Without Leaving Home

The DOE’s new virtual school tours allow NYC families to explore select middle and high schools from any internet-capable smartphone or computer. Learn more about this pilot program, and let us know what you think about our tours!

Close-up of the physical FAFSA application.

There’s Still Time to Submit Your FAFSA

With Financial Aid Awareness Month coming to an end, NYC’s high school seniors still have time to complete their FAFSA to get cash for college. But don’t wait up; fill out and submit your FAFSA today!

What’s the College Application Process Like?

In celebration of Financial Aid Awareness Month, we asked high school seniors across the City to tell us a little about what applying to college has been like for them this year. Check out what they told us!

Close up of a cake topper shaped like a turkey.

Time to Give Thanks

On behalf of NYC Department of Education, we wish everyone a joyous and safe Thanksgiving holiday on November 22!