Sunday, May 22, 2016

School News May 23 - May 27

Congratulations to Akil EyoAngel VelasquezLucien Wu, and Shawnandrew Macapinlac for digging in and showing up to ELA Regents Bootcamp. Way to be accountable for your own learning!

Congratulations to Deandre King for being UAG's Student Speaker at this year's Gateway to Achievement Reception. Thank you for sharing your experience with everyone!

This Week @ UAG

  • Tuesday: Big Brothers Big Sisters interviews continue after school!
  • Thursday: Stop by Room 549b from 3-5pm to sign up for next year's Girls Varsity Soccer team. The season begins August 19th!
  • Thursday: Teen Battle Chef FINAL BATTLE with Ms. Banschick at Food and Finance from 3-5pm!

Upcoming @ UAG

  • April 2 - June 11: Saturdays from 10am-12pm. Register Now for our Microsoft IT Academy Parent Classes! Email Ms. Feliz at
  • June 3rd: Career Day @ UAG
  • June 6th: Amazing Race
  • June 10th: Deloitte Impact Day
  • June 9th: Sophomore college trip to Upstate New York.

ATTN: Seniors

  • June 8, 2016: Senior Prom @ Saks Fifth Ave. from 6pm - 11pm
  • June 13, 2016: Senior Awards Dinner @ 5pm in the Yard. 
  • June 24, 2016: Senior Graduation @ NWS at 2:00pm sharp.

Enrichment Opportunities


Paid Internships & Programs 

Not interested in these internships? See Ms. Alder in Room 736 for some summer cash.

(New!) John Jay Cyber Crime Summer Program
Who is qualified: 11th Graders
Deadline: 6/1/2016
Get paid: $800
Apply here:

John Jay College of Criminal Justice is partnering with UAG to offer our juniors a chance to pilot their Cyber Crime program! The program runs between July 5-28, all day every day Monday -Thursday. Students will receive $800 upon successful completion of the program. June 1st @ 3pm is the hard deadline to apply!

Apollo Theater Academy 2016
Who is qualified: 11th Graders
Deadline: 6/3/2016
Apply here:

The Apollo Theater Academy Summer Internship Program provides High School students entering their senior year with opportunities for professional and personal development as they explore administrative and managerial careers in the performing arts and entertainment industries. Salary or stipend is undisclosed at the moment.

Job Board 
  • All jobs listed are public and not affiliated with UAG.
  • Please see Ms. Cai or your guidance counselor for help with your resume and interviewing skills.
  • All jobs require some experience. Consider applying for an internship or volunteering to build your resume.

Camp Mohawk

Position: Camp counselor
Location: 200 Old Tarrytown Rd, White Plains, NY
Pay: Not listed
Open to: Anyone with working papers


Position: Sales Associate
Location: Various
Pay: Not listed ($9/hr. according to
Open to: Anyone 16 and up
Apply here:

Panera Bread
Position: Customer Service Associate
Location: Various
Pay: Not listed
Open to: Anyone 16 and up
Apply here: (Search for New York City, Customer Service Associate)

Adidas Group

Position: Seasonal Retail Store Associate
Location: Various
Pay: Not listed
Open to: Anyone 16 and up
Apply here:

MUSIC AND ARTS (Click here)

Pratt Young Scholars 
Who is qualified: 9th Graders
Deadline: 6/1/2016
Apply here:

Pratt Young Scholars Scholarship, valued at $6300, covers three years of studio instruction, all art materials for courses taken, college access program, SAT prep course in July, and guidance through the college application process. Read more here.

Michael Chekhov Theatre Company Internship
Who is qualified: All
Deadline: Rolling
Apply here:

Michael Chekhov Theatre Company provides their interns with a unique opportunity to learn the inner-workings of a newly formed non-profit theatre company, and hands-on experience with almost every aspect of theatre.

The Riant Theatre Management Program 
Who is qualified: All
Deadline: Rolling
Apply here:

A part-time theatre internship (25 hrs per week, Mon-Fri or Wed-Sun, 1pm - 6pm or 6pm - 11pm) in a professional and educational environment. Intensive training and work in one department. Attendance at departmental and full-staff meetings. Individual projects under the guidance of experienced supervisors.

NY Writers Coalition: Fort Greene Park Summer Youth Program & Literary Festival
Who is qualified: Age 6-17
Deadline: None

Photo Credit: Paula Vlodkowsky

The Lit Fest consists of a six-week series of free Saturday creative writing workshops for young people and an end-of-summer reading.  The reading presents well-known, established writers reading alongside the young writers from the workshops. 

ENRICHMENT (Click here)

(Deadline Approaching) John Jay Law and Criminal Justice Summer Institute
Who is qualified: Grades 10-11
Deadline: 5/27/2016
Apply here:

The CJSI is a free summer program housed at John Jay College of Criminal Justice for 20-25 NYC public high school students. Students can earn college credits by completing the summer program.

(Deadline Approaching) STEM Summer in the City 2016
Who is qualified: Grades 9-10

In addition to weekly STEM challenges, involving coding & game design, developing engineering solutions and inventing with robotics, the program also includes enrichment opportunities in the Arts, Physical Education and includes trips to NYC cultural institutions. Participants are chosen by lottery.

Today's Teens, Tomorrow's Techies
Who is qualified: Ages 14-18
Deadline: 5/31/2016
Apply here:

Learn new computer skills in a two-week summer technology institute, and then share those skills by helping patrons use library computers. Earn community service hours and a $200 stipend for completing the program!

Youth Leadership Institute @ The Intrepid
Who is qualified: 10th graders

At YLI@Intrepid, every day is different, but the main themes of the program (leadership, public speaking and college/career readiness) stay the same. Each day focuses on one of these themes as the cohort either goes off-site to other institutions and venues or stays on-site at the Intrepid Museum. 

St. Francis College Summer Science Academy
Who is qualified: 10th and 11th graders (Rising juniors and seniors)
Deadline: 6/3/2016

Students will conduct forensic experiments like CSI agent, learn about nutrition through biology & chemistry experiments, and learn how to isolate DNA. Field Trips include the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, American Museum of Natural History, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Kayak on the Hudson River, and Clearwater Sloop.

BCAL Summer High School Intern
Who is qualified: All
Deadline: 6/3/2016
Apply here:

The BCAL intern will be assigned to and supervised by a Lead Artist and Assistant Artist in one of the following discipline: Visual Arts, Dance, Theater, Media in delivering an integrated summer arts education program designed for middle school aged students, age 10 - 14. A daily stipend is provided!

Futures and Options Bridge to Work
Who is qualified: All
Deadline: 6/10/201
Apply here:

Program participants will travel to New York City nonprofit organizations for four community service trips (approximately 4 to 5 hours). Earn volunteer credit!

Who is qualified: All
Deadline: Rolling
Apply here:

Exploring on News 12

Visit work sites in the business, law enforcement, and fire/emergency services sectors! Check out Exploring's calendar for a full list of upcoming site visits.

PAY TO LEARN (Click here)

Fashion Institute of Technology
Who is qualified: All
Price: $320 for one course; $625 for two courses
Application deadline: 6/11/2016
Financial aid deadline: Past due

FIT Precollege Programs prepares students for the FIT admissions process, including creative arts portfolio development, and features the unique experience of being part of FITs dynamic and diverse college campus and the cultural vibrancy of New York City that informs and enriches the college, its history and its campus community.

Camp Herrlich C.I.T. Program
Who is qualified: All
Price: $500
Application deadline: Rolling
Financial aid deadline: n/a

C.I.T.'s will be assigned to various age groups throughout the program in order to gain hands-on experience working with all children, with ample time left to still enjoy the fun of camp! 

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