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Advisory Notes: February 5, 2020

Announcements:

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(All Students) New Visions/New Voices is a rigorous after-school theatre training program for New York City metropolitan area high school students. It is the only after-school program in the nation to exclusively focus on the techniques of stage direction.

Across ten weeks, students will be in conversation with theatre professionals from Broadway and Off-Broadway, learning techniques and exercises to envision and stage scenes, explore concepts around personal points of view, and attend performances across several cultural practices (visual art, theatre, film, etc.).

NV/NV meets Wednesdays March 4, 2020 - April 29, 2020 from 4:30PM - 6:30PM at the Drama League Theater Center in Tribeca. The program is offered at no cost to the student. All transportation to and from classes and special events will be provided.

Check out more information at this link: http://www.dramaleague.org/programs/education/nvnv

  1. Applications are due February 17th.

(All Students) Want to become a Peer Tutor?

Please attend the mandatory training and sign-up today, Wednesday, February 5th at 3:45 in the Library. The meeting will last 20 minutes. If you cannot attend, please see Gabe in the Library (first office on the left) by the end of the week!

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(All Students) Any student interested in registering for this year’s NYSSMA Solo and Ensemble Festival should pick up a registration form in room 636 as soon as possible. NYSSMA is the New York Schools of Music Association, and holds an annual festival in which students perform for adjudicators and receive a score with written feedback based on their performance. The deadline for all registration forms is Friday February 14th. Please see the music department with any questions you may have.

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(All students) PSAL Outdoor Track Tryouts!!!

Boys and Girls Varsity tryouts will begin on Monday, February 24 at 4:00 P.M. (tryouts days February 24, 25, 26 and 27)

Meeting place is at McCarren Park Track

In order to tryout all athletes must have:

1) Signed Parental Consent form

2) Physical Form filled out and STAMPED by your doctor

Any questions regarding Boys and Girls Varsity Outdoor Track

please see Coach Leizman or Coach Winston.

PE Department Office, Room 708

  1. or see Coach John Golis, PSAL QHSC Athletic Director, at 5th Floor, Gym Office

(All students) Reminder: Zoo/Aquarium Volunteer Opportunity www.wcs.org/about-us/careers/interns - Central Park Zoo, Prospect Park Zoo, New York Aquarium applications are still open through February 17th.

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(All students)Greetings BHSECQ Community Members:

It has been an honor working with you at the BHSECQ library as the substitute librarian. During the past 6 weeks, I had an opportunity to become better acquainted with your community and assess how I can better serve the library.

For the Spring 2020, we must enforce the Silent Library Policy as follows:

· Complete silence everyday

· Peer tutoring sessions should use tutoring room by the reference desk only.

· Brief whispering only. Without warning students will be dismissed from the library.

· A decibel meter will be used to assess sound level - Maximum decibel is 49 for silent library

Also, please note that the Laptop Loan Policy are as follows:

· Return borrowed laptops to the library by 3pm.

· There will be no laptop loans after 6th period.

As a friendly reminder, food and drinks are not allowed in the library. Only water is permitted.

Thank you to all of you for your cooperation since the beginning of the Spring 2020 semester!

Please visit the library to see the display of the Ezra Keats Bookmaking Competition Entries created by your fellow BHSECQ Community Members:

Shanette Addison

Christian Joseph Burke

Henry Crooks

Leila Gaouette

Rameen Gondal

Julia Hajduczek

Tunazzina Hossian

Julian Hu

Raita Iftekhar

Jafreen Khan

Mihiro Kito

Dylan Levy

Annabelle Lim

Isabella Lindsay

Arundhuty Mondal

Jaglin Parmar

Mica Rajakumar

Gursahil Singh

Congrats to Aemilia Harbutt for creating the book titled Snail Garden which has moved on to the citywide portion of the Ezra Jack Keats Competition!

All the best,

Becky

All the best,

Becky

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(All students)

Opportunities for Your Students

In this free after-school program, students entering grades 9–12 work with a teaching artist to learn the basics of video production, including storyboarding, cinematography, and editing. Using the Jewish Museum’s exhibitions as inspiration, students work in small groups to create their own films. No prior experience necessary—beginners are welcome!

Deadline: February 14

  1. Apply Here

The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes program annually honors 25 young leaders between the ages of 8 and 18 who have made a significant positive difference to people and the environment.

Deadline: April 15

  1. Apply Here

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