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

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.

 

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

Monday, February 2
No school for students
Tuesday, February 3
Spring term begins
Mon, Feb 16 - Fri, Feb 20
Mid-Winter Recess
Monday, February 23
Students return to school
Friday, February 27
SING

Weather

Today, 1/31/2015
High: 22 Low: 20
Blustery
4% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 2/1/2015
High: 32 Low: 17
Mostly cloudy
28% chance of precipitation.