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  • Information for Tours

    Attention 8th/9th Grade Parents/Students

    We will be posting more tour dates next week.  Tours will be in October and November. Tours are in the morning at 9:00am and last about 1 hour. Our 2 Evening Open House Dates are Wednesday, November 9th at 6:00pm & Tuesday, November 15th at 6:00pm. No registration necessary for the November evenings. Please check this website for more tour dates.

     

     

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  • Welcome to the new Midwood website! Scroll through for announcements.

    Midwood's website has a new look! We have a new design that should make it easier to find all important information. 

    If you have any questions about the website, email mpentangelo@schools.nyc.gov

    Enjoy!

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  • Parent Consent Forms for Team Tryouts

    Before you try out for any team you must have a parent consent and medical form completed by a doctor, with his stamp and registry number.

    Parents must initial each line of the parent consent , as well as sign and date the parent consent and medical. 

    If you are anticipating trying out for any team, you should be getting this done now in preparation.

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  • Welcome New Parents! Join the Parents Association.

    Please see attachment for the Parents' Association meeting dates.
    During orientation the Parents Association will be selling gym shirts {$10} & gym shorts {$12}. Cash only.

    Midwood High School sends out emails and an electronic newsletter for parents/students.
    This newsletter contains important information for you and your child.

    Please fill out and submit this form and you will be added to the email list.
    To fill out the form go to:
    https://docs.google.com/forms/d/10MEHzsXnrhGkJM7BUWuVCCGGwQmeVifgB60dZaavLJc/viewform?c=0&w=1&usp=mail_form_link

     

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  • Biographical & Emergency Contact Info

    Dear Parents & Guardians,
    For the safety and well-being of your child it is imperative that we have accurate biographical and emergency contact information on file for both you and your child.
    All changes of address, phone numbers, cell phone numbers,  guardianship and emergency contact persons must be reported to your child’s guidance counselor.
    According to the Chancellor’s Regulations, all changes of address must be accompanied by a gas, electrical, or water bill.
    A mortgage statement is acceptable as well. If you rent and do not pay utilities, a notarized letter from your landlord is required.
    Additionally, change of guardianship requires a notarized form which is available at our school.
    Sincerely,
    Fern Bren
    Assistant Principal
    Pupil Personnel Service

    Midwood High School at Brooklyn College
  • Free Microsoft Software

    The Department of Education has a new program which allows all students the ability to download Microsoft Office software for free.
    Please see the attached letter regarding this offer.

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  • School Meals Application

    We encourage families to complete
    their School Meals Application
    online so that they will not need
    to submit a paper form.


    https://www.applyforlunch.com/

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Principal's Message

Midwood High School is a large comprehensive high school that serves over 3800 students.  We provide rigorous college preparatory instruction combined with the arts, sports and clubs.  Our school has been nationally ranked in US News and World Report and the New York Post Top 50 high Schools in New York City.  Our Medical Science Program requires 5 years of math and science as well as opportunities in science research.  Our Humanities program requires 1 year of Latin, 3 years of foreign language and electives in Social Studies and English.

Upcoming Events

  • Rosh Hashanah

    School Closed
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  • Rosh Hashanah

    School Closed
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  • Columbus Day

    School Closed
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  • Yom Kippur

    School Closed
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  • Park Slope Armory YMCA

    City Of Science

    World Science Festival
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  • Auditorium

    Parents Association Meeting

    Requirements for NY State Diploma
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  • Jacob Javits Center Hall B

    Big Apple College Fair Jacob Javits Center Hall B

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  • Auditorium

    College Fair

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  • Election Day

    No School for Students
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  • Open House for Incoming Students/Parents

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Important Information You Should Know

Midwood (#15) selected as a top 40 high school in New York City.
Check out the article: 
 
 
2016/2017 School Calendar
 

Bell Schedule & Extended Bell Schedule
Bell Schedule.docx 
Extended Bell Schedule.docx 

 

January 2017 Regents Schedule

 
 
Affordable Care Act
The federal Affordable Care Act requires everyone to obtain health insurance. If you or your staff receive questions from families about health insurance enrollment, please direct families to explore health insurance options here and apply online using the NY State of Health website. Note that students and their families who qualify for Medicaid, Child Health Plus, or the Essential Plan can enroll online all year long, but should do so as soon as possible to avoid paying a penalty. Students and their families who do not qualify for Medicaid, Child Health Plus, or the Essential Plan may enroll online in private health insurance plans during the next open-enrollment period, which runs from November 1, 2016, through January 31, 2017. Families may also be able to enroll in private health insurance outside of the open-enrollment period if they experience a qualifying event, such as job loss or the birth of a child. You can distribute this letter to parents who inquire about health insurance enrollment policies.
 
 
Pupil Path

To register into PupilPath.com, go to https://pupilpath.skedula.com/ and click "Student Register".  Then complete the following:

- Your email address
- Your school
- Your ID# (9 digit # which appears on .pdf file below)
- Your date of birth
- The registration code (appears in the file below)

After clicking "Register," you will receive an email with an activation link that will allow you to set your password. You can also download PupilPath.com to your iPhone/iPad devices via the iTunes App Store.

Please let your parents know that they will be given their access to PupilPath in the near future.

 
 
Changes to Immunization Requirements for the 2016-17 School Year
All schools
 
As required by state law, you are responsible for ensuring that students are fully vaccinated against specific preventable diseases in order to attend school. You should work with your staff to ensure that all new students provide proof of immunization upon enrollment and to ensure that returning students provide proof of immunization, if they are entering a grade affected by a new vaccine requirement. You should especially focus on ensuring that students who are listed as “excludable” (i.e., not in compliance with immunization requirements) on the RHIL report in ATS provide proof of immunization.
 
In addition, please note the following changes to immunization requirements for the 2016–17 school year: 
 
  • Two doses of the chicken pox (varicella) vaccine are now required for all students entering grades K-2 and grades 6-8.
  • Three to five doses of the polio (IPV/OPV) vaccine are now required for all students entering grades K-2 and grades 6-8. 
  • All students in grades 7 and 12, and District 75 students who are 12-years-old, and 16- to 17-years-old will be required to have the Meningococcal Quadrivalent Vaccine, MenACWY, previously known as MCV4 (brand names Menactra and Menveo). Students entering grade 7 must have received one dose of MenACWY, and students entering grade 12 must have received two doses of MenACWY, unless their first dose was administered at 16 years of age or older. If the student’s first MenACWY was administered at 16 years of age or older, then only one dose will be required. A third dose of MenACWY will be required for entry into grade 12, if the second dose of MenACWY was administered before a student turned 16-years-old.

 

 

Senior Eligibility
Please see attachment for  policy regarding student eligibility for participation in senior events.
 SeniorEligibility.doc 
 
 
Programming & Class Equalization
Midwood High School is a term school.
Students receive programs at the beginning of each term.
Programming any school, but especially one as large as Midwood High School, is a challenging task and typically results in the need for program changes.
The need for changes can include errors, oversights, and most importantly the need to equalize class sizes according to union rules.
By union contract all schools have the first ten {10} days of school each term to finalize the equalization process.
Unfortunately this process often leads to students receiving program changes that they did not request.
While we recognize the initial disruption that this causes to students, it is necessaryand part of the mandatory process.
It is important that parents and students understand that these changes may occur randomly for any students during the first 10 days of the semester.
We ask for your patience and understanding during this process.
Midwood High School's programming office cannot accommodate individual students personal programming needs (i.e., before/after school responsibilities,employment.)
Each term parents and students {at each grade level} must assume that their school can start as early as 1st period {7:15A.M.} and end as late as 10th period {3:30P.M.}.   
 
 
Cell Phone Policy
 
 
School Meals Application
We encourage families to complete their School Meals Application online so that they will not need to submit a paper form.  
https://www.applyforlunch.com/
 
 
Free Microsoft Software
The Department of Education has a new program which allows all students the ability to download Microsoft Office software for free.
Please see the attached letter regarding this offer.
Free Microsoft software.pdf 
 
 
Midwood Homework Policy
  
 
Info about the Zika Virus
Please see attachment for basic facts about Zika virus, including where you can find more information, alerts and warnings.
 
 
 
Immunization Requirements
2016 -2017 SCHOOL YEAR NEW YORK STATE IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENTS FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS:
MENINGOCOCCAL CONJUGATE VACCINE
GRADE 12 – 2 DOSES OR 1 DOSE (IF THE DOSE WAS RECEIVED AT 16 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER)
 
 
 
 
 
 
Parents Association
Welcome New Parents! Join the Parents Association.
Please see attachment for the Parents' Association meeting dates: 2016 2017 PA Meetings.docx 
 
 
Sign up to receive Midwood's electronic newsletter!
Dear Parents,
Midwood High School sends out emails and an electronic newsletter for parents/students.
This newsletter contains important information for you and your child.
Please fill out and submit this form and you will be added to the email list.
To fill out the form go to: 
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/10MEHzsXnrhGkJM7BUWuVCCGGwQmeVifgB60dZaavLJc/viewform?c=0&w=1&usp=mail_form_link