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NYC Public Schools Closed 3/21 Due to Severe Weather Conditions

posted Mar 20, 2018, 7:14 PM by Mr. Scott Bruss

Due to expected severe weather conditions, all New York City district schools will be closed Wednesday, March 21, 2018. 

After-school programs, adult education, YABC programs, and PSAL activities are also cancelled.

SAT School Day standard test administration will be postponed to Tuesday, April 24, 2018.

PSAT Testing will be rescheduled for October 2018.

Student Forms: Shout-Outs and General Announcements

posted Mar 7, 2018, 1:34 PM by Mr. Scott Bruss

The "Student Shout-Outs + General Announcements" forms are now available under the "Student Links" section of the website.

Use these forms to give positive shout-outs to other students for the great work they do every week, and to announce any club / extracurricular activity! 

Please only submit responses that reflect your appreciation of their academic, collaborative, and extracurricular achievements :) Enjoy!

Spring Student-Led Family Conferences

posted Mar 1, 2018, 3:18 AM by Mr. Scott Bruss

Dear FMHS Families,


On Thursday and Friday, March 8rd from 5-8pm and March 9th from 1-3pm, advisors will be scheduling student-led conferences with families directly, if you have not done so already please reach out to your student’s advisor to schedule an appointment.


At the student-led conference, your child is preparing to present specific work that highlights their growth across their classes and will explain how they understand their own progress at FMHS.  They are currently working in their advisory classes on a guided reflection to share with you during their conference.


In addition to student-led conferences, our counseling team will be available on Thursday and Friday to discuss college planning across FMHS as well as individual appointments for grades 9 and 10.  


On Thursday, 3/8:

  • 5:00-7:00 - 9th and 10th Grade 10 minute appointments with Mr. Javier (click here for an appointment)

  • 5:30-6:30 - 9th and 10th Grade College Planning Session and Q&A with Ms. Morris

  • 6:30-7:30 - 11th Grade College Planning Session and Q&A with Ms. Morris


On Friday, 3/9

  • 1:00-3:00 - 9th and 10th Grade 10 minute appointments with Mr. Javier (click here for an appointment)

  • 1:30-2:00 - 9th and 10th College Planning Session and Q&A with Ms. Morris

  • 2:00-2:30 - 11th Grade College Planning Session and Q&A with Ms. Morris


Looking forward to seeing you soon,

Danielle and Scott



Estimadas familias de FMHS,


Los jueves y viernes, 8 de marzo, de 5-8 p.m. y 9 de marzo, de 1-3 p.m., los asesores programarán conferencias dirigidas por los estudiantes directamente con las familias. Si aún no lo ha hecho, comuníquese con el asesor de su hijo para programar una cita.


En la conferencia dirigida por estudiantes, su hijo se está preparando para presentar un trabajo específico que destaca su crecimiento en todas las clases y explicará cómo entienden su propio progreso en FMHS. Actualmente están trabajando en sus clases de asesoramiento en una reflexión guiada para compartir con ustedes durante la conferencia.


Además de las conferencias dirigidas por los estudiantes, nuestro equipo de consejería estará disponible los jueves y viernes para discutir la planificación universitaria en FMHS, así como las citas individuales para los grados 9 y 10.


El jueves, 3/8:

  • 5:00-7:00 - Citas de 10 minutos de 9th y 10th Grado con el Sr. Javier (haga clic aquí para programar una cita)

  • 5:30-6:30 - Sesión de planificación universitaria de 9th y 10th grado y preguntas y respuestas con la Sra. Morris

  • 6:30-7:30 - Sesión de planificación universitaria de 11th grado y preguntas y respuestas con la Sra. Morris


El viernes, 3/9

  • 1:00-3:00 - Citas de 10 minutos de 9th y 10th grado con el Sr. Javier (haga clic aquí para programar una cita)

  • 1:30-2:00 - 9th y 10th Sesión de planificación universitaria y preguntas y respuestas con la Sra. Morris

  • 2:00-2:30 - Sesión de planificación universitaria de 11th grado y preguntas y respuestas con la Sra. Morris


Espero verte pronto,

Danielle y Scott


NYC DOE School Survey Now OPEN

posted Feb 12, 2018, 7:49 PM by Ms. Danielle Salzberg   [ updated Feb 14, 2018, 2:09 PM by Mr. Scott Bruss ]

Please consider using THIS LINK to complete the NYC DOE School survey.  Survey results are reviewed each year and used at the school by staff and the School Leadership Team to set goals for the next year.  Your feedback will help us plan for the 2018-19 school year.

Thanks in advance!

FMHS EXPO This THURSDAY!

posted Jan 16, 2018, 2:01 PM by Ms. Danielle Salzberg

Please join us January 18 from 5-7pm to see the culmination of work in our intersession and semester courses for grade 9, 10, 11, and 12.
Performances will be in the Blackbox and presentations in the cafeteria. 
And there is a great opportunity to join the FMHS community in a service event sponsored by the PTA.

January 2018 Regents Week Schedule

posted Jan 16, 2018, 1:36 PM by Mr. Scott Bruss   [ updated Jan 16, 2018, 1:43 PM ]

Regents Week is here starting next Monday!

If you would like to check your test dates and room schedules, please see below or download the attached spreadsheet.

ISM9 Midterms, ISM10 Presentations, and 10th Grade Global Diagnostics are also included with this schedule.

PLEASE NOTE: NO CELL PHONES ARE ALLOWED ON CAMPUS DURING TESTING




Fall Family Conference Appointments

posted Oct 26, 2017, 10:10 AM by Mr. Scott Bruss   [ updated Nov 6, 2017, 1:26 PM ]

Dear FMHS Families,


On Thursday and Friday, November 9th from 5-8pm and November 10th from 1-3pm, we are hosting our fall Family Conferences.


In an effort to streamline our Family Conference process, we utilize an online sign-up tool so you can schedule a meeting with your child's teachers in advance.  Please schedule an appointment to meet with your child's advisor as soon as possible.  If you are interested in also meeting with individual teachers, you should use the links below to schedule the appointments you prefer.


Any families without internet access can contact their child's advisor by phone to schedule the teacher appointments for them.  


Please sign-up for one appointment per teacher as only one appointment will be honored.  You should keep track of the appointments you schedule and avoid double-booking yourself.


Use the links below to access each staff member's unique schedule.  Please remember that, for these appointments to work, it will be important for you to honor the times and not miss appointments.


Looking forward to seeing you soon,

Danielle and Scott



Estimadas familias de FMHS,

El próximo jueves 9 de noviembre  de 5 a 8 pm y el viernes 10 de 1 a 3 pm vamos a tener las conferencias familiares.

Para facilitar el proceso vamos a utilizar un sistema online para hacer una cita con los profesores de su hijo/a. Ud. Ya debería haber hecho una cita con el consejero de su hijo/a.  Si usted está interesado en reunirse con los profesores, use el link de abajo para elegir la hora y el día.

Cualquier familia que no tenga acceso a internet pueden contactar al consejero por teléfono para hacer la cita con cada profesor.

Por favor anótese para una cita por profesor y tome nota de cada una para NO hacer dos citas al mismo tiempo.

Use el link para acceder al horario de cada profesor. Por favor, si hace una cita asegúrese de asistir a la hora exacta para que este sistema funcione.

Esperamos verlos pronto.






COUNSELING

Mr. Javier 9th and 10th Grade

If you would like to see our counselor, Mr. Javier, please use the link below to schedule a 10 minute appointment.


http://www.slyreply.com/app/sheets/pfta71jkgifd/


Ms. Morris - 11th and 12th Grade

If you would like to see our counselor, Ms. Morris, please use the link below to schedule a 10 minute appointment.


http://www.slyreply.com/app/sheets/z0ko6c2rfds4/




SPECIAL EDUCATION



Ms. Evar – 9th and 10th Grade Humanities

Please use the link below to sign-up to meet with Ms. Evar regarding your child's performance. Please sign-up for one appointment only.  If you sign up for more than one, only the earliest appointment will be honored.


http://www.slyreply.com/app/sheets/8kmcq7wm3jvc/


Ms. Gates – 9th Grade ISM and Upper House Organization

Please use the link below to sign-up to meet with Ms. Gates regarding your child's performance. Please sign-up for one appointment only.  If you sign up for more than one, only the earliest appointment will be honored.


http://www.slyreply.com/app/sheets/0s63juv9impy/


Mr. Goldin – 11th and 12th Grade Humanities

Please use the link below to sign-up to meet with Mr. Goldin regarding your child's performance. Please sign-up for one appointment only.  If you sign up for more than one, only the earliest appointment will be honored.


http://www.slyreply.com/app/sheets/s6mkju8otyyp/


Ms. Treanor – 10th, 11th, and 12th Grade ISM

Please use the link below to sign-up to meet with Ms. Trenor regarding your child's performance. Please sign-up for one appointment only.  If you sign up for more than one, only the earliest appointment will be honored.


http://www.slyreply.com/app/sheets/8nhh1wti6aza/



ENGLISH AND HISTORY (INGLÉS E HISTORIA)


Mr. Barrera

Please use the link below to sign-up to meet with Mr. Barrera regarding your child's Humanities 9 performance.  Please sign-up for one appointment only.  If you sign up for more than one, only the earliest appointment will be honored.

* Please Note: For Humanities 9: please sign up for Mr. Barrera or Ms. Da Costa.  If you sign up for more than one, only the earliest appointment will be honored.


http://www.slyreply.com/app/sheets/9j40bei3b3og/


Ms. Da Costa

Please use the link below to sign-up to meet with Ms. Da Costa regarding your child's Humanities 9 performance.  Please sign-up for one appointment only.  If you sign up for more than one, only the earliest appointment will be honored.

* Please Note: For Humanities 9: please sign up for Ms. Da Costa or Mr. Barrera .  If you sign up for more than one, only the earliest appointment will be honored.


http://www.slyreply.com/app/sheets/7vyz1gnm4hm9/


Ms. Gates

Please use the link below to sign-up to meet with Ms. Gates regarding your child's performance in What is an American or Dystopian Literature.  Please sign-up for one appointment only.  If you sign up for more than one, only the earliest appointment will be honored.


http://www.slyreply.com/app/sheets/thfqosr9iv3c/


Ms. Hickey

Please use the link below to sign-up to meet with Ms. Hickey regarding your child's performance in Humanities 10 or Peer Group Connection.  

* Please Note: For Humanities 10: please sign up for Ms. Hickey or Ms. Monegro.  For PGC: please sign up for Ms. Hickey or Mr. Joralemon.  If you sign up for more than one, only the earliest appointment will be honored.


http://www.slyreply.com/app/sheets/r8kqx3byi01h/


Ms. Manaster

Please use the link below to sign-up to meet with Ms. Manaster regarding your child's performance in What is an American or Dytopian Literature.  Please sign-up for one appointment only.  If you sign up for more than one, only the earliest appointment will be honored.

* Please Note: You only need to sign up for Ms. Hickey or Mr. Wells for HUM10.  Please sign-up for one appointment only.  If you sign up for more than one, only the earliest appointment will be honored.


http://www.slyreply.com/app/sheets/z8bkhwh9ro3x/


Ms. Monegro

Please use the link below to sign-up to meet with Ms. Monegro regarding your child's Humanities 10 performance.  Please sign-up for one appointment only.  If you sign up for more than one, only the earliest appointment will be honored.

* Please Note: You only need to sign up for Ms. Hickey or Ms. Monegro for HUM10.  Please sign-up for one appointment only.  If you sign up for more than one, only the earliest appointment will be honored.


http://www.slyreply.com/app/sheets/ndg7y0umsdk7/


Ms. Rashidova

Please use the link below to sign-up to meet with Ms. Rashidova regarding your child's performance in Philosophy or US Street Law.  Please sign-up for one appointment only.  If you sign up for more than one, only the earliest appointment will be honored.


http://www.slyreply.com/app/sheets/v2apczdd5h0f/


Mr. Thompson

Please use the link below to sign-up to meet with Mr. Thompson regarding your child's performance in Philosophy or Creative Writing.  Please sign-up for one appointment only.  If you sign up for more than one, only the earliest appointment will be honored.


http://www.slyreply.com/app/sheets/e9rhfipioii4/


Ms. Yannascoli

Please use the link below to sign-up to meet with Ms. Yannascoli regarding your child's performance in Writing 9.  Please sign-up for one appointment only.  If you sign up for more than one, only the earliest appointment will be honored.


http://www.slyreply.com/app/sheets/noznkks5yodn/



SCIENCE AND MATH (CIENCIAS & MATEMATICAS)


Ms. Goberdhan

Please use the link below to sign-up to meet with Ms. Goberdhan regarding your child's performance in ISM 9 (Mathematics).  Please sign-up for one appointment only. If you sign up for more than one, only the earliest appointment will be honored.


http://www.slyreply.com/app/sheets/0xufr8taci7x/


Ms. Haddad

Please use the link below to sign-up to meet with Ms. Haddad regarding your child's performance in Calculus or Advanced Functions.  Please sign-up for one appointment only. If you sign up for more than one, only the earliest appointment will be honored.


http://www.slyreply.com/app/sheets/9237ry0pyam8/


Mr. Joralemon

Please use the link below to sign-up to meet with Mr. Joralemon regarding your child's performance in Advanced Biology, Anatomy, or PGC.  Please sign-up for one appointment only.  If you sign up for more than one, only the earliest appointment will be honored.


http://www.slyreply.com/app/sheets/gwo49zn6fp7v/


Ms. Khan

Please use the link below to sign-up to meet with Ms. Khan regarding your child's performance in ISM 10 (Mathematics).  Please sign-up for one appointment only.  If you sign up for more than one, only the earliest appointment will be honored.


http://www.slyreply.com/app/sheets/nyvk3zd3rke9/


Ms. Kramarchuk

Please use the link below to sign-up to meet with Ms. Kramarchuk regarding your child's performance in ISM 10 (Chemistry).  Please sign-up for one appointment only.  If you sign up for more than one, only the earliest appointment will be honored.


http://www.slyreply.com/app/sheets/yunv0f5iqsuj/


Mr. Kung

Please use the link below to sign-up to meet with Mr. Kung regarding your child's performance in Financial Math or Advanced Algebra.  Please sign-up for one appointment only.  If you sign up for more than one, only the earliest appointment will be honored.


http://www.slyreply.com/app/sheets/kj2qbqtovng1/


Ms. Mathes

Please use the link below to sign-up to meet with Ms. Mathes regarding your child's performance in Art in Math or Physics.  Please sign-up for one appointment only.  If you sign up for more than one, only the earliest appointment will be honored.


http://www.slyreply.com/app/sheets/17arzdew06yw/


Mr. Niraula

Please use the link below to sign-up to meet with Mr. Niraula regarding your child's performance in Forensics or Physics.  Please sign-up for one appointment only.  If you sign up for more than one, only the earliest appointment will be honored.


http://www.slyreply.com/app/sheets/nf50zfefb915/


Ms. Rade

Please use the link below to sign-up to meet with Ms. Rade regarding your child's performance ISM 9 (Living Environment).  Please sign-up for one appointment only.  If you sign up for more than one, only the earliest appointment will be honored.


http://www.slyreply.com/app/sheets/qh0g51inix7x/



ARTS (LETRAS)

Ms. Pelton

Please use the link below to sign-up to meet with Ms. Pelton regarding your child's performance in Media II or Media III.  Please sign-up for one appointment only.  If you sign up for more than one, only the earliest appointment will be honored.


http://www.slyreply.com/app/sheets/fa8i4k1w8o9b/



LANGUAGE (LENGUAJE)

Sr. Andrade

Please use the link below to sign-up to meet with Sr. Andrade regarding your child's Spanish 1,2, or 4 performance.  Please sign-up for one appointment only.  If you sign up for more than one, only the earliest appointment will be honored.


http://www.slyreply.com/app/sheets/9nco79z1rq62/


Sr. Lantz

Please use the link below to sign-up to meet with Sr. Lantz regarding your child's Spanish 2 or Spanish 3 performance.  Please sign-up for one appointment only.  If you sign up for more than one, only the earliest appointment will be honored.


http://www.slyreply.com/app/sheets/yzuovgx78d4i/



PHYSICAL EDUCATION ( EDUCACION FISICA)


Ms. Holder

Please use the link below to sign-up to meet with Ms. Holder regarding your child's PE performance.  Please sign-up for one appointment only.  If you sign up for more than one, only the earliest appointment will be honored.


http://www.slyreply.com/app/sheets/na6qb5jkf9fj/


Mr. Schwartz

Please use the link below to sign-up to meet with Mr. Schwartz regarding your child's PE performance.  Please sign-up for one appointment only.  If you sign up for more than one, only the earliest appointment will be honored.


http://www.slyreply.com/app/sheets/fah7zs4j5548/


NYPL FINE Forgiveness!!!

posted Oct 26, 2017, 5:47 AM by Ms. Danielle Salzberg

All NYC students under 17 years old are now forgiven of any outstanding fines!
And any student over 18 has until NOVEMBER 2 to visit a NYPL with a student ID to enjoy this amnesty!

Please take time to visit your local NYPL, Brooklyn Library or Queens Library to take advantage of this opportunity!

Family Conference Announcement

posted Oct 24, 2017, 3:23 AM by Mr. Scott Bruss   [ updated Oct 25, 2017, 8:40 AM by Ms. Danielle Salzberg ]

In two weeks on Thursday, November 9th from 5-8pm and Friday, November 10th from 1-3pm, we are hosting our Fall Family Conferences.

 

In an effort to streamline our Family Conference process, we utilize an online sign-up tool so you can schedule a meeting with your child's teachers in advance.

 

The tool and it's links will be announced here on Thursday 10/26, at 1pm.


Class of 2021 is Off to Camp Bernie!

posted Oct 19, 2017, 6:39 AM by Ms. Danielle Salzberg   [ updated Oct 20, 2017, 11:00 AM ]

Friday 1:57 - The trip is officially over and all the students are on their way home.  We expect them to arrive back at school between 3-3:30pm.

8:45 - After ghost stories and smores over an open fire, we are winding down for the night with a special Class of 2021 karaoke fest!  We expect to leave for home tomorrow around 1pm and will update here when we do.

3:15pm -  Student Learning Groups have finished their first experiences focusing on teambuilding challenges, wilderness survival, exploring a sensory trail, and a low ropes course.

11:00am - The Class of 2021 arrived at Camp Bernie safely just before lunch time.

9:39am - Buses just left and are on their way to camp!  We will be updating this post with new information about bus arrival at camp and departure tomorrow.  The weather is terrific and we are looking forward to a great day!  And those students who were unable to attend are just getting started on a great community building project.

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