Monday, June 27th
All students should report to school at 8:50am. We will be walking over to Randall's Island for our annual Field Day. Permission Slip required.
Tuesday, June 28th
LAST DAY OF SCHOOL (1/2 Day)
All students should report to school at 8:50am for quick Grade Level Meeting and House Meetings to pick up your report cards, official transcripts and to get summer school information.
Order your uniform online before August 12th, 2016 to get your uniform in time for the 2016-2017 school year. Orders will be sent directly to the school and given to the student.
Brains & Brawn Challenge!
Friday, June 24th
Use your Mind Day!
Grade Levels will compete in Academic Challenges throughout the day.
Monday, June 27th
Grade Levels and staff will compete on Randall's Island with numerous physical challenges such as tug o' war, kickball, capture the flag and more. Signed permission slip is required.
*Both of these days are regular attendance days for ALL students!
Park East Welcomes Author Bil Wright!
Bil Wright, author of Putting Makeup on the Fat Boy came to discuss and sign his book with Park East students. This was a culminating event for Book Club!
Park East Enjoys Hamilton!
11th graders were able to enjoy an all day event with the cast and crew of Hamilton. The day started with student performances highlighting Hamilton history, the cast of Hamilton came out for a Q & A and finished the day with a full matinee performance of the 16 Tony nominated musical Hamilton. We were even featured on Good Morning America: Behind the Scenes of Hamilton.
Park East Breaks Blood Donation Record!
Park East's spring Blood Drive had a record amount of donors and were able to collect 69 pints of life saving blood for the NYC community. A big thank you to all of the staff, students and parents who volunteered their time and/or their blood for this great event.
Seniors visit the Bronx Supreme Court
Seniors in government class visited Judge Tapia's courtroom at the Bronx Supreme Court. Students listened to multiple speakers who represent the array of professions within the court system and observed a civil trial.
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Park East in New York Times
Park East HS chosen as one of 8 hidden gems in the NYC school system!
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Updated Insideschools Review!
An updated review of Park East High School from Insideschools. We were starred as an "Insideschools Pick" Click on the icon to read the review!
Park East Seniors Apply for their NYC ID!
Many seniors joined the grand opening press conference for the new East Harlem NYC ID Center, which is located on 104th Street between 3rd Avenue and Lexington. Senior Justin Gonzalez spoke alongside Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and Congressman Charles Rangel speaking of the importance of the NYC ID and encouraging his fellow youth to apply. Click the link if you would like more information about the NYC ID
Buhler High School Choir from Kansas performs at Park East
The Buhler High School Choir under the direction of Greg Bontrager, performed for Park East students on their recent trip to NYC. Students from both schools were able to talk and enjoy a Dominican lunch after the performance before they left to go back to Kansas.
Former Young Lords Activist Visits Park East
Iris Morales, former Young Lords activist, documentarian and author spoke to AP Spanish and Government classes January 16th, 2015. Youth action and grassroots community change was the theme of the day. "¡Palante!"
Author Eric Devine visits Park East English Classes and Book Club
The January 2015 visit of author Eric Devine was a huge success! Mr. Devine, who authored Press Play, entertained us with his stories, answered questions from students, signed books, and definitely earned a few new fans along the way. He signed and donated extra copies of Press Play to the schools library.
Park East Math Teacher Speaks at the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute Workshop in Berkeley, California!
Watch Ms. Brady's 20 minute talk on the MSRI Website. (17min-37min)
Ms Brady is also a 2014-2015 recipient of the Sloan Award for Excellence in Teaching. The sixth-annual Sloan Awards recipients, who have been teaching math or science in city high schools for at least five years, were chosen by a panel of scientists, mathematicians and educators.