August-October 2017: Specialized High Schools Admissions Information Sessions

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10/28 Event: College Fair & Career Day

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Back to School Events

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Emmanuel Baptist Church – 36 St. James Place Brooklyn, NY (718) 622-1107


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Announcement: W.E.B. Du Bois HS Wants to Build With You

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We are conducting interviews by appointment on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

To schedule an interview please contact us at (718) 773-7765, ext. 1142  or send an email to  sadams2@schools.nyc.gov.

After a recent visit to W.E.B. Du Bois High School Chancellor Farina wrote , “I was excited to see that your classrooms and hallways were so alive with energy and interaction; there is a clear love of learning that is embedded into the core of W. E. B. Dubois Academic High School Community, and it is a testament to the terrific work being done by you, your passionate teachers, and staff members.”

Our program benefits over-aged, under-credited students in many ways

  1. Students have the opportunity to accelerate credit accumulation through our online and blended courses.
  2. Students are given the right amount and right kind of support needed to succeed.
  3. Students form strong relationships with adults who provide valuable guidance.
  4. Students are encouraged to make their own decisions about the path their education will take.
  5. Students graduate prepared for success in college and/or career.
  6. Students are given a voice through participation in service learning and student council.

Students who are interested in pursuing a career in music production, video production, radio, or television are strongly encouraged to apply to W.E.B. Du Bois High school.

Our state-of-the-art music and television production studios are the perfect places to gain hands-on experience in these fields.

PLEASE NOTE: Students should be accompanied by Parents/Guardians.

Please bring the latest transcript, RISP, RISA RESI, Immunization,  proof of address and HDSP.

We are located in Central Brooklyn at 402 Eastern Parkway (@ Bedford Avenue)

We are easily accessible via the 2,3,4,5 to Franklin Avenue, the S train to Botanical Garden and the 48,49, 44 bus to Eastern Parkway.

July 2017: High School Admissions Family Workshops

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Get a head start on your High School Application—learn more about High School Admissions at Family Workshops this July:

Introduction to High School Admissions Family Workshop: Learn how to find public high schools that fit your interests and how to build a balanced application.

Specialized High Schools Admissions Family Workshop: Learn about the Specialized High Schools Admissions Test (SHSAT), find out about the LaGuardia High School auditions, and speak to school representatives.

RSVP to secure your seat at HSFamilyWorkshops.Eventbrite.com!

Remember to do your homework: Review NYC School Finder, the High School Directory, and the Specialized High Schools Student Handbook

5/24 Events: The College Experience at Bedford and Macon libraries

Kingsborough Community College presents the first in a series of FREE unique college experiences in partnership with the Brooklyn Public Library. Kingsborough will work with local Brooklyn Public Library branches (such as the Bedford Library and Macon Library) to bring THE COLLEGE EXPERIENCE to you…right in your local, neighborhood public library. Join us for an evening of exciting mini lessons meant to inspire and engage your imagination and to whet your appetite for college. Courses will be taught by Kingsborough faculty. All teens (ages 14 and up) and adults of any age are welcome!

5/6-7 Event: FDNY Open House

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#FDNYOpenHouse is on Saturday, May 6, and Sunday, May 7 and it’s a great opportunity to say hello and thank the FDNY Firefighters, Paramedics and EMTs who keep our community safe every day of the year. ! Visit an FDNY firehouse or EMS Station to take a tour, view demonstrations, learn fire and life safety tips, and more! Sessions are 11 am – 1 pm or 1 pm – 3 pm, times vary by location. Find your FDNY Open House time and location by visiting http://bit.ly/FDNYOpenHouse17 (URL is case-sensitive).

We would like to invite you to attend the open houses in Council District 35!

Company Location Time
D 11 / B 31 / E 207 / L 11 172 Tillary Street Brooklyn, NY 11201 Saturday, May 6

11:00AM – 1:00PM

E 219 / L 105 494 Dean Street Brooklyn, NY 11217 Saturday, May 6

1:00PM – 3:00PM

E 280 /L 132 489 Saint John’s Place Brooklyn, NY11238 Saturday, May 6

1:00PM – 3:00PM

B 38 /E 234 /L 123 1352 Saint John’s Place Brooklyn, NY 11213 Sunday, May 7 at

11:00AM – 1:00PM

E 210 160 Carlton Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11205 Saturday, May 6

1:00PM – 3:00PM