ALERT: Families can choose full-time remote learning at any time, for any reason, using the Learning Preference Online Form.

Welcome to Academy of American Studies Online!  Parents and current students, please search using the drop menus above for current information and distributed handouts.  Prospective students can check out our admissions menu for information and tour schedules.

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT SEPTEMBER 2020

 

 

 

September 18th, 2020

Email from Principal Bassell Updates on he Blended and Remote Learning Program

 From the Chancellor: Update for Families_September 18 2020.pdf 

How to Use the DOE Zoom

September 17th, 2020

Instructional Orientation Day 1 Town Hall Video

 2020-2021 Student and Parent Handbook.pdf 

September 16th, 2020

Zoom Link for Support from Mr. Randle on September 17th for Pupilpath and NYCStudents.net Accounts   

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81789756452?pwd=czAzQnRmLzlqMFFvNXB6OTAzMXZJQT09

 

September 15th, 2020

Update for Families from Chancellor Carranza

 

September 14th, 2020

Overview and Instructions for Instructional Orientation Days (September 16-18)

September 12th, 2020

Important Email from Principal Bassell regarding the current state of Academy's Blended and Remote Learning - Click to read the email.

 

September 11th, 2020

Attention All Students: Instructional Orientation Town Hall Sessions will take place on Wednesday, September 16th 

 

September 9th, 2020

PTA Meeting for New Students and Parents on September 14th

PTA Meeting for Returning Students and Parents on September 15th

 

September 8th, 2020

 From the Chancellor - Update for Families_September 8 2020.pdf 

September 4th, 2020

Pupilpath is working! Student Programs will be available no later than September 15th.  Finalized Student Cohort Assignments will be available no later than September 18th. Please make sure you have access to your Pupilpath and your NYC Student Email Account. Any problems you can request support from Mr. Randle using this link.

August 28, 2020

New Student Orientation will take place virtually over two days - September 2nd and 3rd from 9am - 11am

August 22, 2020

If you need a computer to do your school work, please fill out the form linked below.  The DOE will send you an ipad to use.
Also, if you wish to switch to full time remote learning, the link is in the next note from the DOE.  Please see below.

Electronic Device Request 
To help students stay connected during emergencies, the DOE is lending internet-enabled iPads to support remote learning for students. Please encourage families who need to request an internet- enabled electronic device to complete the survey here: 
https://coronavirus.schools.nyc/RemoteLearningDevices

Remote Learning
At any time of year, for any reason, families can choose fully remote learning for your child. This means they would learn 100% remotely (all online, from home). Remote learning includes live interaction with teachers every day, and every class includes live instruction.  To choose fully remote learning for your child, fill out and submit this formor call 311. 

August 20, 2020

 What is Blended Learning at the Academy of American Studies?

August 18, 2020

Summary of the Zoom Parent Meeting on August 17th, 2020 - including explanation of Hybrid Model 3A and our proposed bell schedule for Fall 2020

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • REMOTE CLASSES FOR ALL UNTIL 10/1

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  • NO SCHOOL

    Jewish Holiday of Yom Kippur

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  • REMOTE CLASSES FOR ALL UNTIL 10/1

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  • REMOTE CLASSES FOR ALL UNTIL 10/1

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  • FIRST DAY OF IN PERSON CLASSES

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  • SCHOOLS CLOSED - Columbus Day

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  • Election Day - Fully Remote Instructional Day for All Students

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  • End of the 1st Marking (Subject to Change)

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

CLICK HERE FOR THE DAILY ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

    NEW BUILDING COMING IN 2021 - Follow the Project here!

Welcome New Students!

End of the Year - June 2020

Happenings @ American Studies

GILDER LEHRMAN FLAGSHIP HIGH SCHOOL

The Academy was the first American history high school in the country  created in 1996 with the cooperation and partnership of the Queens High Schools Superintendency and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. We are recognized as the flagship high school of the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American history and the institute has taken the model of the Academy and duplicated it all across the country.

   

PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS

 PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS AND PARENTS

Open Houses For Fall 2021 Admissions

TBA

Tours of the school campus are arranged by appointment only (TBA).  Call 718-433-2556 to arrange a visit. 

Feel free to email the Principal, Mr. Bassell at wbassel@schools.nyc.gov.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE ADMISSIONS INFORMATION AND FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 

Newsweek's Top High Schools

NY POST'S TOP 40 HIGH SCHOOL FALL 2016

Washington Post's America's Most Challenging High Schools 2017

US NEWS AND WORLD REPORT BEST HIGH SCHOOLS 2017

The Academy of American Studies made the list of US News and World Reports' Best High Schools once again! #61 out of 522 High Schools in New York State!

https://www.usnews.com/education/best-high-schools/new-york/districts/new-york-city-public-schools/academy-of-american-studies-13377

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