Lakeisha Gordon, Principal
Karen Han, AP Organization / Math / Science / Phys Ed/Health
Rivky Broyde, AP CTE / SPED / Guidance
Katuraka Alston - Mullgrav , AP / Humanities / Discipline
Phone: 718-846-6280 (Ext 1060) | Email: Kseaton@schools.nyc.gov | Alt Email: Kseaton@hsforctea.org
GRADE TEAM LEADERS
9th - Kirk Martin | Kmartin16@schools.nyc.gov
10th - Blessy Thomas | Bthomas27@schools.nyc.gov
11th - Brad Shenkman | Bshenkm@schools.nyc.gov
12th - Brianna Olfano | Bolfano@schools.nyc.gov | & | Usman Ahmed | Uahmed@schools.nyc.gov
Vera Remetz (Architecture) | Vnigai@schools.nyc.gov
Ninja Castro (Construction) | Ncastro10@schools.nyc.gov
Brenda Glasse (Engineering) | Bglasse@schools.nyc.gov
Caressa Sue (Mandated counseling) | Csue@schools.nyc.gov
PTA President: Vicky Sepulveda | PTA Treasurer: Sonia Campisi
REOPENING 2020 - 21 INFORMATION
Wednesday, September 16, Thursday, September 17, and Friday September 18, 2020
All students will
Reconnect to their school community
Learn the health and safety procedures
Check technical connectivity
Have wellness checks with their teachers and guidance staff
UPDATE: Blended learners will do instruction remotely from 9-21-20 until 9-30-20
Monday, September 21, 2020
All schools will begin full-day teaching and learning
All schools will begin full-day teaching and learning
Students in 100% remote learning will all begin full-day learning
There are three in-person cohorts and one remote.
• Students in Group A, Group B, and Group C will have in-person learning on three days per week and remote learning for non in person days.
• Students in Group D will have remote learning every day and consists of students who opt out of in-person instruction.
Frequently asked questions
Q: What if I didn't complete the remote/blended learning preference sheet do I go automatically to blended learning?
A: Yes, but you still have time to complete preference by clicking the "Apply for remote and blended learning" button above.
Q: What if I want to change to complete remote learning, I did sign up for blended, can we make changes?
A: Yes, complete the remote/blended preference form by clicking the "Apply for remote and blended learning" button above.
Q: When during the school year can a student switch from remote to blended?
A: The option to switch from remote to blended will be in November.
Q: How can I get in touch with a guidance counselor?
A: Their emails are located at the top of this page.
Q: I haven’t received any emails. I’m assuming my email is not on the list. How can I provide my email?
A: Please email Kseaton@schools.nyc.gov
Q: I need to change my mailing address how do I go about it?
A: To change your mailing address, please email and provide a copy of your utility bill along with your child’s name and Osis# (Student ID) to Ms. Coraggio at: Dcoragg@schools.nyc.gov
Q: When does school start?
A: Currently, students are scheduled to start on September 10th from 8:20 -2:41. The DOE may change this date, so check back periodically.
Q: How will the children receive their schedules?
A: In the coming weeks you will receive mailed schedules and important information.
Q: For new students, how and when will my child receive his school email?
A: Please contact Mr. Hammond at: Hhammon2@schools.nyc.gov
Q: At what time will students attend their first class in remote learning?
A: The bell schedule can be found under the student page on this website. Each student will have a different schedule and should cross reference their class schedule with the bell schedule. (ex: John has algebra 4th period, then he should attend that class at 10:44)
Q: Do students have to wear uniforms on zoom classes?
A: Students are expected to wear uniform.
Q: Where can we buy uniforms?
A: You can begin to place your uniform orders effective May 15th by visiting Speedy Embroidery at speedyembroideryprinting.com and click the link on the top, left side of the page.
Q: Where can we get supplies list?
A: Each individual teacher will inform students of the supplies that they need the first day of instruction. For the first day, please ensure that they have pencils, pens, and composition notebooks if possible. One per subject would be great.
Q: What app will you be using for online instruction? Zoom? Google Classroom?
A: Our teaching staff will use Zoom and Google Classroom for online instruction.
Q: Will students have to put their cameras on since they will be wearing uniforms?
A: Yes, students are required to be present and attentive.
Q: How many semesters will there be this year?
A: There are two semesters. The fall and spring semesters.
Q: How can I check my child’s grades?
A: You can access PupilPath or Google Classroom to monitor your child’s progress. If you're having technical difficulty please use the tutorials located at the top of this page for assistance (tutorials coming soon).
Q: My son is starting 9th grade, when will he get access to PupilPath?
A: If you're a freshman, you should have access to PupilPath late August into early September. For registration codes please email - Kseaton@schools.nyc.gov.
Q: My child already has a pupil path account from MS do we use the same one?
A: No, your child will receive his/her NEW CTEA Pupilpath late August-early September, please check back then and email Ms. Seaton: Kseaton@schools.nyc.gov
Q: My son is a freshman coming from a private school. His student DOE ID doesn't work. How can I request an IPad or request anything at all from the DOE's website if he doesn't have his ID set up?
A: Please contact Ms. Seaton for your child’s NEW Public School Osis Number
Q: How do I know if my child has assignments due or completed?
A: You can check assignment status by accessing your child's classes on PupilPath or Google Classroom. Please refer to the tutorials provided above for assistance. You can also find assignment information on the school's website, http://hsforctea.org via the link “Student Online Coursework”. Link available September.
Q: How can I contact my child’s teachers if I have questions?
A: The best method to contact your child's teacher is by emailing them through PupilPath. See tutorial above.
Q: For Google classroom do we use our regular emails, or will we have a school email?
A: You will need to use the hsforctea email created for you to access Google Classroom.
Q: Are there still gym classes?
A: Yes, there are still gym classes.
Q: My child seems to be struggling emotionally, is there a resource to support him/her?
A: You and/or your child may speak with their guidance counselor (listed above by major), or one of the other in-house support members found on the C.T.E.A Support Services Page. You and/or your child can also call, text or chat https://nycwell.cityofnewyork.us/en/
Q: How will my child be able to do clubs? Or is that cancelled
A: Our school goal is to provide clubs. Further information will be provided as we move into the school year.
Q: When can we come pick up our things from the lockers?
A: Currently, you cannot access the building and therefore and cannot retrieve items from the locker.
Q: I have a question about a certain date?
A: Please check the school calendar which is located on the main page of our school's website. The calendar is updated periodically, so please check back throughout the school year.