Congratulations to our eighth grade student Jennifer L. who created the District 26 STEAM Logo.
Apply Now for Exciting STEM Enrichment Programs for Summer!Students entering kindergarten through grade 12 in Septembercan apply now to attend exciting summer STEM enrichment and experiential learning programs. A wide range of programs are offered at the NYC Department of Education’s Genovesi Environmental Study Center and NYC Center for Aerospace and Applied Mathematics; the Bronx Zoo; Central Park Zoo; Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum; Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum; MakerSpace NYC Futureworks; Museum of the City of New York; New York Aquarium; New-York Historical Society; Prospect Park Zoo; Queens Botanical Garden; Queens County Farm Museum; Queens Zoo; Staten Island Museum; Staten Island Zoo; and Wave Hill. Students will meet and work with field experts in programs that feature real life, hands-on learning experiences. Discover almost any STEM topic under the sun! Don’t miss out, spots are limited and the application deadline is Friday, April 5. Preference is given to students who attend Title I schools. Download our flyer, learn more, and apply now to investigate, design, and create with us this summer. For questions, contact Camps@schools.nyc.gov
Other Programs for Students
Free Class Visits to the 9/11 Tribute Museum Registration Deadline: March 1, 2019 Event: January-March 2019 Contact: Kristine Pottinger(Open external link)/212-422-3520; ext. 126 The 9/11 Tribute Museum is offering a limited number of free class visits for NYC public school students. Class visits start with an age-appropriate discussion with a trained school guide who is also a member of the 9/11 community. The guide will detail their experience and share a message of empathy and empowerment with the students to encourage them to pay it forward through acts of service and kindness. After the guide’s presentation, students will be able to go on a self-guided tour of the Museum. Class visits cover up to 35 students per class free of charge. Learn more and register(Open external link).
After School Programs - After-school programs give students opportunities to learn skills, explore their interests, and discover new things. Most programs are free.
College and Career Planning - A college education is more important than ever before. The Department of Education of New York City is here to ensure all students graduate from high school ready for college and the 21st-century workforce.
With the IDNYC identification card, City residents can access many of New York City's great cultural and educational resources, including museums, concert halls, and botanical gardens free of charge. For more information about the IDNYC program, visit http://www1.nyc.gov/site/idnyc/index.page.