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TIME LIMITED: HS student opportunity

May 11, 2012 by Teresa August Martin High School Cuadra (Register to contact)

The Center for Excellence in Youth Education will be accepting applications for this year's summer programming from: February 1st, 2012, through May 15th 2012 (postmarked).
CEYE Summer Programs and Applications:
Hospital Placement Program for Rising High School Seniors [PDF]
Nanotechnology Program: Engineering of Tiny Machines for Rising High School Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors [PDF]
Environmental Health Toxicology: Identifying Contaminants in Living Material for Rising High School Sophomores, Junior, and Seniors [PDF]
Fruit Fly Genomics: Introduction to Research and Genetics for Rising High School Sophomores, Junior, and Seniors [PDF]
A completed application includes full responsiveness to each item line, a copy of your latest transcript, letter of recommendation, letter introducing yourself and stating how you see this program furthering your goals, and medical clearance within the past year.
All items are expected to be submitted together. If a document is not included, please include a note of explanation and the date it can be expected.
Send documents to:
The Center for Excellence in Youth Education
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Attn: Alyson Davis, MSW
One Gustave L. Levy Place - Box 1250
New York, NY 10029

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Another co-location for August Martin?  Queens Chronicle

Soon, you won't be able to identify your school inside Jamaica's August Martin High School building without a scorecard.The city's Panel for Educational Policy ...

Queenswide: August Martin High School principal resigns  Queens Chronicle

The principal at Jamaica's August Martin High School, which the city has proposed to close, resigned Thursday, shocking students and parents who said the ...

City's worst high school has hundreds of empty seats  New York Post

They don't want no education — especially if it's at August Martin HS in Queens. The troubled Springfield Gardens school is the least popular in the...

Will Carmen Fariña close this turnaround school in Queens? 'No, no, no.'  Chalkbeat New York

Fariña assured once-struggling August Martin High School that it's safe. Other turnaround schools are still awaiting their verdicts.

Educating Queens: High Schools and Colleges  Queens Tribune

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From a preschool to a struggling school, Mayor de Blasio helps city kick off a new school year  Chalkbeat New York

As school began Thursday for over a million students in New York City, Mayor Bill de Blasio and schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña criss-crossed the city, with ...

Hip-hop haute cuisine at August Martin HS  Queens Chronicle

Take more than 30 culinary students from eight New York City high schools; throw in two restaurant-quality kitchens; add modern music and friendly competition ...

World famous chef & Douglaston resident Lidia Bastianich cooks with culinary students in Jamaica

An internationally renowned chef stopped by a Jamaica high school to collaborate with culinary students to decide which appetizer will be served at an ...

August Martin High School athletes play under shoddy conditions as facility sits stuck in limbo - NY Daily New  New York Daily News

A top Queens athletic facility has been sidelined for nearly two years as the city attempts to secure a bid for its renovation - leaving hundreds of athletes in limbo.

Someday arrives in Southeast Queens  Queens Chronicle

In 2017, talk of turning Jamaica around at some unspecified date in the future officially became a thing of the past, with major developers and even national ...

Most Queens Renewal Schools survive  Queens Chronicle

All but two Queens Renewal Schools will remain open after student test scores, attendance and other factors improved over a three-year period, though some ...

Richmond Hill singer to hit Manhattan  Queens Chronicle

Richmond Hill resident Horace Scott developed an interest in music at a very young age from hearing his dad and uncles sing around the kitchen table.“It was ...

De Blasio talks the issues in Jamaica  Queens Chronicle

She's 8 years old and, at least for a few moments, she stole the spotlight from Mayor de Blasio at his town hall meeting with residents of City Council District 28 at ...

City to put new schools in several struggling Queens high school buildings - NY Daily News  New York Daily News

Space at several Queens high schools could soon be at a premium. The influential city Panel for Educational Policy gave the green light on Wednesday to a city ...

A love story as dynamic as Jamaica  Queens Chronicle

One of Marge Hall's fondest memories of life in her native Jamaica, the dynamic, ever-evolving neighborhood in Southeast Queens, was the time she spent as a ...

Assistant principal ‘reassigned to home’ amid district’s probe  Newsday

The Levittown school district has reassigned an assistant principal after learning of a report showing that he admitted pocketing $15000 solicited from a teacher ...

Success Academy attempts to move into IS 59 in southeast Queens - NY Daily News  New York Daily News

A charter school battle could be brewing in southeast Queens. The city proposed housing Success Academy Charter School, a top-rated charter school chain ...

Daughter of 9/11 hero cop joins NYPD, makes three arrests in first week on the job  New York Daily News

She's not just following in her dad's footsteps, she's hitting the ground running in them. A newly minted police officer whose NYPD sergeant dad died on Sept.

How many bullying complaints were reported at your New York City high school this year?  Chalkbeat New York

Over 4,200 bullying complaints were reported across the city's schools in the first half of this school year, with close to half of them substantiated after officials ...

106 city schools in danger of closing due to poor performance - NY Daily News  New York Daily News

Up to more schools in the city could be closed for poor performance after the state released a revamped target list of struggling schools.

In a Brooklyn Lumber Yard, 'Graffiti Mecca' 5Pointz Lives On  Curbed NY

Nearly a year after the masterfully spray-painted walls of 5Pointz were torn down to make room for a pair of luxury high-rises—towers that could, somewhat ...

Schools Have Abandoned a Skill, Swimming Education, That Could Save Lives  New York Times

On the warm days of summer, merry pilgrims depart a city where a fair number of public school swimming pools have been dry so long that they are used to store ...

Eight Queens high schools could lose up to half of their staff under city plan  New York Daily News

The future of eight large Queens high schools — and the hundreds of educators who work there — are in jeopardy as the city plans to overhaul the struggling ...

State Education Department eyes closure of Newtown High School  New York Daily News

Alumni and community members vowed on Wednesday to fight the possible closure of Newtown High School in Elmhurst - one of 10 Queens high schools the ...

Rappers mull shipping containers on vacant lots as new home base for youth programming  New York Daily News

The soon-to-be homeless Rebel Diaz Hip Hop Collective will need a new place to host its creativity workshops. Why not shipping containers?

South Richmond Hill Resident Awarded Full-Tuition Scholarship for Grad Study at Queens College Meldryck Parraga also set for his first full-time teaching job at August Martin High School  The Forum Newsgroup

Photo Courtesy of Queens College. Meldryck Parraga. By Forum Staff A South Richmond Hill man has received a full-tuition scholarship for his courses towards ...

Action Bronson, Queens native, releases cookbook  Queens Chronicle

Flushing native Arian Asllani, better known by his stage name Action Bronson, has rapped about everything from Pio Pio's iconic rice and beans to ceviche and ...

Alumni Spotlight: La'Mont Geddis, Mr. Howard University 1995-1996  The Hilltop Online

By Paul Holston, Editor-in-Chief Posted 8:00 PM EST, Sun. May 22, 2016. As a freshman in 1992, La'Mont Geddis (B.A. '96) came to Howard University from his ...

Local leaders unhappy with city plan to close 8 Queens high schools  New York Daily News

Local leaders and parents are spitting mad over the city's plan to close eight Queens high schools at the end of the school year. The city put out proposals this ...

Eight Queens students win scholarships to culinary schools - NY Daily News  New York Daily News

Aspiring young chefs from Queens put their skills to the test in a cook-off where students from public schools across the city battled it out to win scholarships to ...

Elmhurst baby killed by his mother, police say  Queens Chronicle

An Elmhurst woman has been charged with killing her 11-month-old son, police announced Tuesday.

City secures spaces for three Success Academy charter schools  New York Daily News

The city has secured spaces for three controversial Success Academy charter schools run by Eva Moskowitz, Mayor de Blasio announced Saturday. The new ...

Rochdale rehab rumor riles up the residents  Queens Chronicle

A town hall meeting at Rochdale Village on May 14 was intended to provide answers about the rumored intention to open a substance abuse clinic in a nearby ...

Troy "Escalade" Jackson, brother of former New York Knicks guard Mark Jackson, dies in Los Angeles  New York Daily News

Troy (Escalade) Jackson, the brother of former Knicks guard Mark Jackson, died in his sleep while in Los Angeles for the NBA All-Star Weekend. The 6-10 ...

Madeline Marcus, Sam Delson  New York Times

Dr. Madeline Esther Marcus and Sam Aaron Delson are to be married Sunday in San Francisco. Rabbi Julie Saxe-Taller is to officiate at the Sir Francis Drake ...

Long Island hires and promotions: Wisselman, Harounian  Newsday

LAWAmanda Rose Green of Farmingdale has joined Wisselman, Harounian & Associates in Great Neck, a matrimonial and family law firm, as an attorney.

Exclusive: How Safe Is My Child at School? New Interactive Maps Allow NYC & LA Parents to Compare Classrooms  The 74

What do parents actually know about what happens at their children's school? As states rethink school accountability under the Every Student Succeeds Act, ...

A Father’s Fight to Stop the Cycle of Violence  The New Yorker

Jennifer Gonnerman on Taylonn Murphy, who became an activist in the Grant and Manhattanville Houses in Harlem, after his daughter Chicken was shot.

Survivor Of Rockaway Beach Tragedy Speaks About Death Of Best Friend  CBS Local

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The lure of the beach — and the current — proved too much for a pair of teenage boys. One of the boys is now left living with ...

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