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Beyond the Classroom

Free Planet Fitness Memberships Available for NYC Teens This Summer

From now until August 31, 2023, teens aged 14–19 can work out for FREE at Planet Fitness locations across the five boroughs! Learn more about Planet Fitness' High School Summer Pass '23, and sign up for your free summer membership today!
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Hidden Voices: When Edie Met Thea—A New York Love Story

As part of our ongoing Hidden Voices series, we're sharing the story of Edith Windsor, a computer programmer and pioneering LGBTQ+ activist whose love for her partner, Thea Spyer, paved the way for marriage equality in the United States.
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DOE Calendars

NYC Public School Calendars Released for 2023–24, 2024–25, and 2025–26 School Years

We've heard you loud and clear—check out our newly released NYC public school calendars for the next three school years! Accessible in 10 languages and featuring some of the most important dates of the 2023–24, 2024–25, and 2025–26 school years, our official calendars are now available to help you and your family start making plans for the next school year and beyond!
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Beyond the Classroom

Find Your Path at the Youth Climate Career Expo on June 22

NYC high school students—stop by our annual Youth Climate Career Expo on June 22 where you can learn about green career paths and industries, talk to professionals about their experiences, network with other students, and learn about volunteer and internship opportunities available this summer and beyond!
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Beyond the ClassroomFeaturedStudent Opportunities

NYC Students: Get PAID This Summer Through SYEP

Between now and April 14, 2023, NYC residents who are 14-24 years old and are legally allowed to work in the U.S. can apply for the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP), the nation's largest youth employment service! Learn more about SYEP, and apply today for your chance at obtaining an entry-level job in a variety of industries across the five boroughs! But hurry; applications are due by April 14, 2023!
April 11, 2023