School Overview:

Our mission is to engage students through inventive problem-solving that integrates innovative technology with the habits of mind that prepare them for college, careers, and life. Graduates will be college and career-ready, prepared in digital animation & design, information technology & systems, or software engineering. Students will engage in other technologies, including film making/editing, audio production, engineering, gaming, software design, and robotics. Creative and connected teaching and learning with our award-winning staff takes place in a technology-rich environment with fully operational tech labs, and laptops available during & after school. Our campus also has a new media center/library that includes additional resources.


Programmatic Interest Area + Overview:

Computer Science & Technology - Digital Design & Animation, Information Technology & Systems, Software Engineering.


Academic Opportunities:

  • CTE programs in: Digital Design & Animation, Information Technology & Systems, Software Engineering (Interdisciplinary Tech Projects & ePortfolios).
  • Industry Certifications: Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator, Strata, A+ and Net+; Tech competitions: SkillsUSA, Hackathons, Robotics
  • Technology coursework in: Networking, Cybersecurity, Photoshop, Illustrator, MAYA & 3D Animation, Java, Javascript, Python, Scratch, HTML/CSS, CFM
  • Partner-Site visits, college exploration, enrichment & visits, CUNY College Now, Upward Bound, work-based learning partnerships, international travel
  • Four-year College Plus, Regents curriculum & ongoing academic advisement; Daily small group tutoring to support various learners (ask us about *GOLD*)
  • English Language Learning Courses: English as a New Language
  • Language Courses: Spanish, Mandarin Advanced Placement Courses: AP Calculus AB/BC, AP Chemistry, AP Physics C, AP Computer Science Principles, AP Computer Science A, AP English Language and Composition, AP Spanish, AP U.S. History


Activities:

  • Anime, Book Club, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Board Game Club, Chess, Creative Writing, Drama, eSports, Gamer Haven, GCSA, Gender-Sexuality Alliance, Girls Empowerment, Intramural Sports, JROTC, Martial Arts, Media Crew, Media Production, Men of Strength, MOTH StorySlam, MOUSE Squad, Movie Club, Music Club, National Honor Society, Peer Mediation, Photography, Regents Prep, Robotics, Saturday Math Academy, ScriptEd, Senior Committee, SEO Scholars, Student Government, Yearbook
  • PSAL Sports – Boys: Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Handball, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Volleyball
  • PSAL Sports – Girls: Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball
  • School Sports: Cheerleading, Flag Football, Handball, Martial Arts, Ping Pong, Running, Skateboarding, Soccer, Tennis, Weight Training


Additional Details/Offerings:

College Trips; Community Service Expected; Extended Day Program; Extended Day Program (Tutoring); Internships; Online Grading System; Saturday Programs; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Internships; Summer Orientation; Uniform; Weekend Programs



  • Grade Range: 9-12
  • District: 2
  • Principal: Kristina Dvorakovskaya

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