eighth Grade and High school Info

SUBMIT PHOTOS FOR THE SENIOR SLIDESHOW! 

We are putting together a senior slideshow for your virtual graduation ceremony and are inviting you all to SUBMIT UP TO 3 PHOTOS that could be used in the slideshow. Please submit photos that represent your favorite memories at IS 126. They are DUE NO LATER THAN NEXT FRIDAY, MAY 29th. This document has the links to submit the photos for your class as well as directions for uploading photos from your phone. We can't wait to see your photos and put this together to celebrate you all!!!

Important HIGH SCHOOL APPLICATION DATES/INFO

Given the current circumstances with COVID-19  resulting in the closing of schools, the High School Admissions Team has set up resources to support families of 8th grade students and school staff.  Below is the list of available resources - we encourage you to direct your inquiries about high school admissions and/or waitlists to these emails and ask that you be patient while awaiting a response. 

  • HSEnrollment@schools.nyc.gov: This email is for school staff and families who have questions about high school admissions. Please allow for 48 hours response time.

  • Waitlists@schools.nyc.gov: This email is for school staff and families who have questions about waitlists or want to request to be added to waitlists. Please allow for 24 – 48 hours response time.

  • Families can also be directed here for answers to common waitlist questions: schools.nyc.gov/waitlists

  • The High School Open House Calendar, which will soon include virtual open house opportunities at high schools for admitted students and for students exploring other options through waitlists: schools.nyc.gov/high

Important High School Websites:

  • Myschools.nyc : At the very bottom of the page, browse the directory.

    • Click Start Browsing, then click High School

    • You can filter by subway, size, sports, eligibility, borough, accessibility, admission method, etc. ​

    • When clicking on a school/program, details will be provided such as selection criteria, audition info if applicable.

  • Insideschools.org :

  • Maps.google.com : Search up HOW TO GET TO A SCHOOL for details on commute

    • ​click on the small arrow icon for directions & mode of transportation (i.e. subway). Enter your home address and then the school address (or school name) to see length of time of commute and find what routes to take to get to there.

High School Open House Schedules

High School Application Spring 2019 Informational Packet

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Senior Graduation

WILL BE DONE VIRTUALLY

GRADUATION

Date: TBA
Time: TBA
Location: Long Island City High School

 

SENIOR DUES

Cost: $60

Due: Monday, January 6, 2019

No other activities can be paid for before paying for senior dues.

 

This includes:

  • Graduation venue

  • Cap & gown

  • Yearbook

  • Senior Bag

  • Senior T-shirt

 

Please be aware students who have failed a core subject (Math, ELA, Science, Social Studies) for the year will not be able to attend graduation due to required attendance in summer school. There will be a separate graduation in the summer for those students once they have completed summer school.

Senior Activities 

**Please note: No other senior activities can be paid for before paying for senior dues.

SENIOR TRIP (optional) CANCELLED

Location: Club Getaway

Date & Time: June 3, 2020

Cost: $100 (can be paid in installments)

Due: Monday, May 11, 2020

** All who attend must meet behavioral and academic requirements

** Prices includes: Transportation via coach bus, climbing tower, waterfall zip line, more fun activities, lunch buffet & dance party with snacks.

 

SENIOR PROM (optional) CANCELLED

Location: Astoria Sports Academy Catering Hall

Date & Time: June 8, 2020 from 5:30-9:30pm (tentative date)

Cost: $60 (can be paid in installments)

Due: Monday, May 11, 2020
Price includes: Favors, DJ, Food & Drinks, Entertainment

SENIOR AWARDS (only invited students and families) VIRTUAL

Location: TBA

Date & Time: TBA

Address

31-51 21st Street, Long Island City, NY 11106

Contact

Ms. Danielle   732-704-4780

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