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

4/25 Deadline: DOE School Computer Technology Specialist

WHAT THE JOB INVOLVES: DOE – School Computer Technology Specialist perform work related to the instructional and administrative information systems located within a school in the areas of computer maintenance and repair, mainframe, server and/or mini computer operations, software and technical support, and training. School Computer Technology Specialists (DOE) may drive a motor vehicle. All School Computer
Technology Specialists (DOE) perform related work.

 

4/19 Event: Celebrating Historic Preservation in Crown Heights North

 

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Celebrating Historic Preservation  in Crown Heights North

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
5:45 p.m.

 

5:45 p.m.: Refreshments

6:30 p.m.: Welcoming Remarks

6:45 p.m.: Presentations

 

Hosted by the Crown Heights North Association and 

the New York Preservation Archive Project

 

Join us for a celebration of the historic preservation movement in Crown Heights North, Brooklyn. The character and history of Crown Heights endures through the memories of its residents and the architectural beauty of the streetscape. The evening’s speakers have contributed to that lasting legacy by documenting oral histories and by campaigning for historic landmark status of unique sites and neighborhoods. The program will showcase oral history initiatives by the New York Preservation Archive Project, and the successful historic preservation achievements of the Crown Heights North Association, emphasizing the current designation efforts in the Crow Hill community. The event will also feature exemplary work by the Weeksville Heritage Center to preserve the Hunterfly Road Houses, establish an African American History museum at the site, and to document essential stories of Crown Heights communities.

Speakers will include:

  • Tia Powell Harris, President and Executive Director of Weeksville Heritage Center
  • Suzanne Spellen, board member of the Crown Heights North Association, writer and architectural historian, and contributor to Brownstoner
  • Gabriel Solis, a Brooklyn College student who is conducting oral histories in Crow Hill as well as photo surveys to assist the landmark preservation campaign
  • Anthony C. Wood, Founder and Chair of the New York Preservation Archive Project, an organization that promotes the history of New York City’s preservation movement through public programs, accessible primary source archives, and oral histories
  • Deborah Young, Co-Founder and President of the Crown Heights North Association, dedicated to the preservation of the historic buildings of the Crown Heights North community, and the revitalization, economic advancement, housing stabilization, and cultural enhancement of its residents

 

This event will take place at the:

Brooklyn Children’s Museum

145 Brooklyn Avenue

Brooklyn, NY 11213

 

RSVP HERE

 

Visit the event page for more information on this program.


 

Image: Crown Heights North, photo by Carl Forester, 2007; Courtesy of the NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission

Free Pre-HSE Young Adult Literacy Program

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