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.

Information You Should Know

Schools will be closed
on Tuesday, Jan. 27.
All Regents exams that
were scheduled for Tuesday 
will be administered on
Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. 
Students who were scheduled
for the Global History exam
should report at 8:45 AM
on Thursday.  Students
who were scheduled to
take the Integrated Algebra
exam should report at
12:45 PM on Thursday. 
All Thursday Regents
exams will be
administered as planned.



Spring Term Schedule
Available on Pupilpath
after 3:00pm on Feb. 2, 2015
SPECIAL BELL SCHEDULE
 TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2015
   8:15 – 8:55             Senior Official Class
   9:00-9:45                Senior Assembly
   9:05-9:45                Junior Official Class
   9:05-9:45                Sophomore Official Class
   9:50 -10:30             Period 3
  10:35-11:00             Period 4
  11:05-11:30             Period 5
  11:35 – 12:00          Period 6
  12:05 – 12:30          Period 7
  12:35 – 1:00            Period 8
   1:05-1:30                Period 9
   1:35 --2:00              Freshman Official Class
   2:05 – 2:50              Freshman Assembly

                                                                                    


Senior dues this year will be $135.00.
Payment is to be made in the form of a money order only made payable to Midwood High School.
No personal checks or cash will be accepted. Students will receive a receipt for your records.
There will be no refunds.
Payment of senior dues will be collected Tuesday through Thursday, during second period in Room 335.
Students will see Ms. Grabowski {Senior Advisor} to make payment.
Payment of senior dues does not mean students have met diploma requirements or that students may attend Graduation. Only those students who have fulfilled diploma requirements by June 2015 may attend the graduation ceremony. 
Senior dues must be paid no later than Wednesday, February 11, 2015.
If the dues are not paid by Wednesday, February 11, 2015, a yearbook will not be ordered and students will not be guaranteed a cap/gown in their size or a senior t-shirt.

Chemistry Tutoring 
 Pd. 2 on Thurs and Fri with
 Ms. Goldstein (Rm 319)
 Pd. 6 Mon-Thurs with
 Ms. Katzoff (Rm A300)
 Pd. 7 Mon-Thurs with
 Mr. Sharpe (Rm 403)
 Pd. 11 on Tues and Thurs
 Ms. Mosley (Rm A314)

MATH DEPARTMENT TUTORING
(MONDAY THROUGH THURSDAY}
Per. 2     Room 332       Mr. Caldwell 
Per. 4     Room 473       Mr. Rameau      
Per. 8     Room 367       Ms. Burch                     
Per. 9     Room 332       Mr. Zamor
Per. 10     Room 231A     Ms. Bang
   
Living Environment Tutoring-
See Mr. Rosenfeld, A.P.-
Tutoring is available everyday,
during every period in  room A200

Earth Science Tutoring- Every Wed.
See Lab Teacher for more information

Special Education & Inclusion Tutoring 
The Special Ed department
has supportive services, including
tutoring and homework help in
room 351A. They must go
during their free periods
to sign up with a teacher in the room.
All other tutoring and supports can be
arranged through Ms. Osansky
in room 157 or Ms. Rizzi in room 227.

Foreign Language &
ESL Department Tutoring
SPANISH Period 10-  Ms. Goodwin
room 403 
Everyday After period 10- Ms. Feehan
room 455 Mondays
FRENCH
Period 10-Mr. Paul- room 419    
Everyday After period 10- Ms. Jean-Baptiste
room 433 Tuesdays
ESL
After period 10- Mondays Math
Mr. Peterson- room 419
After period 10- Tuesdays—ELA/Science
Mr. Pavone- room 432
After Period 10 Tuesdays - SIFE Computer Skills
Mr. Pinsky- room 407
After period 10- Wednesdays -
Computer skills/College Readiness- 
Mr. Pinsky-  room 407

SOCIAL STUDIES TUTORING
PERIOD 2 – MR. WHITE – ROOM 231M
PERIOD 2 – MR. SADOK – ROOM 453
PERIOD 3 – MS. MANNO – ROOM 231A
PERIOD 8 – MS. GAVENDA –ROOM 231M

 




Physics Tutoring
Period 9 on Tuesday, Wednesday
and Thursday in room A219
Period 1 on Thursday
and Friday in room A316 (Lung)


 

The New York City Department of Education
and the New York City Department of Health
and Mental Hygiene (DOH) are working
together to ensure that families have the
most up-to-date guidance about Ebola.
Go to
http://schools.nyc.gov/Home/InOurSchoolsToday/2014-2015/ChancellorFarinaCommissionerBassettsLetteronEbolaVirus
for more information.


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/
 

Please see attachment for  policy regarding
student eligibility for participation in senior events.
 
SeniorEligibility.doc
The Chancellor’s Regulations requires
high schools to distribute Military Opt-Out
letters to students and parents. 
The letters will be handed out to students
on Friday, October 10.  
If you do not want your child’s name
and contact information disclosed to
military recruiters and/or institutes of
higher education, you and/or your
child must fill out the form and
return it to the designated box in
the school lobby by Friday, October 17, 2014.

BELL SCHEDULE 2014
Bell Schedule.docx
Extended Bell Schedule
Extended Bell Schedule.docx
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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 has been designated a Gold Star school for 2013 by the W!SE organization based upon the performance of our economics students on the W!SE Financial Literacy test.  This is the 6th consecutive year Midwood has earned this honor.  We also have five social studies teachers designated as Gold Star Teachers as the notice indicates below.  They are Bret Cohen, Chris Miccio, Doug O'Connor, Laura Gavenda and Madison Williams.   They have continually done a great job with our economics students.

Upcoming Events

Mon, Jan 26 - Thu, Jan 29
Regent/RCT Exams
Friday, January 30
No school for students
Monday, February 2
No school for students
Tuesday, February 3
Spring term begins
Mon, Feb 16 - Fri, Feb 20
Mid-Winter Recess

Weather

Today, 1/27/2015
High: 28 Low: 16
Flurries
100% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 1/28/2015
High: 30 Low: 15
Blowing snow
10% chance of precipitation.