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  • Last Day of TAG Today, April 19, 2024 - Thank you for attending these wonderful after school classes!

  • Please Check the Calendar for Exciting Events Happening for May and June 2024

  • Apply Now for Exciting STEM Summer Enrichment Programs!

    Make your summer iconic with STEM Matters NYC! Students entering grades 1-12 in September 2024 can apply now to attend enrichment programs with STEM Matters NYC. Get your hands dirty in the garden, encounter amazing animals, or design an art or engineering project. Students entering grades 1-9 in September 2024 can apply for weeklong camps. Students entering grades 10-12 in September 2024 can apply for multi-week programs. Choose from a wide range of programs offered at sites throughout the city!
    Programs are offered at the NYC DOE’s Genovesi Environmental Study Center and NYC Center for Aerospace and Applied Mathematics; Billion Oyster Project; Intrepid Museum; Makerspace NYC; New York Aquarium; New-York Historical Society; Pellettieri Stone Carvers' Academy; Queens Botanical Garden; Queens County Farm Museum; Queens Zoo; Rubin Museum of Art; Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden; Staten Island Museum; UrbanGlass; and Wave Hill.
    Students will meet and work with field experts in programs that feature real-world learning experiences.
    Don’t miss out, spots are limited and the application deadline is Wednesday, April 24. For rising grade 1-9 camps, lottery preference is given to students who attend Title I schools. Download our flyer, learn more, and apply now.
    For questions, contact STEMMattersNYC@schools.nyc.gov. Translated flyers, FAQs, and application guides are also available on our program page.
  • Summer Rising 2024

     Grades K-8

    Monday to Thursday 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM  July 2nd to August 8th




  • 2023-2024 - 2024-2025 - 2025-2026 School Calendars

    2023-2024 School Calendar

    2024-2025 School Calendar 

    2025-2026 School Calendar

  • Spring is Here! Bicycle Safety and Helmets

    Bicycle Safety and Helmets

  • MS172 Presented Disney's Beauty and the Beast Jr.

    Performances were March 8th at 7PM and March 9th at 2PM

    Director/Choreographer Ms. Mintzes

    Music Director, Mr. Mardirossian

    Great! Great! Performance!

    Congratulations to Mrs. Mintzes, Mr. Mardirossian, Ms. Rivera and the cast and crew of the production.


  • STUDENTS APPLY: NYC Public School Film Festival

    STUDENTS APPLY: NYC Public School Film Festival


    The 6th Annual NYC DOE/MOME Public School Film Festival (NYCPSFF) is open to all NYC Department of Education (DOE) middle and high school students. A panel of educators and media professionals will select approximately 25 films. Each film selected will receive a certificate of official selection.


    DEADLINE: Monday, March 25, 2024

    EVENT DATE: Wednesday, May 15, 2024


    For more information and to submit, CLICK HERE.


  • APPLY: Chamber Music Society: Young Ensembles Program

    APPLY: Chamber Music Society: Young Ensembles Program


    The Young Ensembles Program is one of several training programs offered by the Education and Community Engagement Department of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. Middle/junior high school and homeschool consortium music teachers may submit their school chamber ensembles (one person on a part) to be considered for participation. 


    Ensembles will be selected to receive professional coaching by Chamber Music Society artists. The ensembles will then be presented in a culminating performance in the Daniel and Joanna S. Rose Studio at CMS at Lincoln Center.


    DEADLINE: Thursday, March 28, 2024 at 5:00PM

    For more information and to apply, CLICK HERE.

  • APPLY: Middle School Arts Audition Boot Camp 2024 - Students Entering Grade 8 in September

    APPLY: Middle School Arts Audition Boot Camp 2024


    This is a free, two-week arts intensive program for New York City Public Schools students entering grade 8 in September 2024. The NYC Public School Arts Office administers this program in collaboration with a group of leading cultural organizations:  Lincoln Center, Weill Institute of Music at Carnegie Hall, Harlem School of the Arts, New York Philharmonic, Studio in a School, and The Juilliard School.  


    The mission of the program is to provide more equitable access in preparation to screened NYCPS arts high schools and arts programs for up to 350 currently underserved middle school students interested in auditioning for a screened high school arts program.

    DATES: August 5 – August 16, 2024 

    LOCATION: Lincoln Center - Performing Arts Studios 

                        LaGuardia High School - Visual Arts


    Priority is given to students currently attending a Title I NYC public school or students who are eligible but attending a non-Title I NYC public schools.


    DEADLINE: April 19, 2024

    To apply, CLICK HERE.


    Auditions: All eligible students who submit a completed application by the deadline will be invited to audition. All students must perform an in-person audition to enter the program. Details of the audition location, date and time will be emailed to students and families following a completed application submission.

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