Thank You Councilman Richards!

P.S. 52 Magnet School for Innovation, Exploration & Engineering is the proud recipient of a $500,000 Reso A Grant from Councilman Donovan Richards.  Today students, staff and parents were on hand to receive their check to be used for purchasing new technology at the school.  We are truly grateful to Councilman Richards for supporting our students as they continue to move forward in using technology to enhance their learning.  #D29Shines#CouncilmanRichards#NYCMagnetSchools.

NYC DOE Summer in the City: Summer Academies

Registration for NYC DOE Summer in the City: Summer Academies program information is available (see information below).  These programs are run through the NYC DOE and not through individual schools.  All questions about this program should be directed to SummerSTEM@schools.nyc.gov (please do not contact the host schools)


One program in particular is the the STEM Summer in the City, a free, five week for current 2nd – 10th graders that is engaging and a fun summer program designed around STEM – science, technology, engineering and math.  Please note, the applications open Friday, March 16, 2018 and closes Friday, April 27, 2017.  This is a very popular programs and space is limited.  If you are interested, please sign up as soon as possible.

In addition to weekly STEM challenges, involving coding & game design, developing engineering solutions and inventing with robotics, the program also includes enrichment opportunities in the Arts, Physical Education and includes trips to NYC cultural institutions.

  • Students are accepted into this program via a lottery
  • Program runs from July 5, 2018 to August 09, 2018
  • Monday through Thursdays from 8:30AM – 2: 30PM
  • Breakfast and lunch are included
  • Free transportation is provided, depending on students’ grade level and the distance between their residence and school. Learn more about student transportation services.

STEM Summer in the City takes place in 11 locations across the city. To learn more about these locations, click on the school names below.

Elementary School Sites

Bronx: Fairmont Neighborhood School
Brooklyn: P.S. 006 Norma Adams Clemons Academy
Manhattan: P.S. 036,  Margaret Douglas
Queens: P.S. 182 Samantha Smith
Queens/Far Rockaway: P.S. 183 Dr. Richard R Green (2-5)
Staten Island: P.S. 069 Daniel D. Tompkins

Application Process

Applications will open on March 16, 2018

Please select your application from the options below.  If you have only one child that you are applying for, select the application that matches your child’s current grade (e.g. if a student is in 5th grade, choose the Elementary School application; if your child is currently in 8th grade, select the Middle School application). If you have more than one child applying for STEM Summer in the City, use the link Sibling Application.

When completing the application, you will need your child’s OSIS number and you must select the school your child attends from the list of options presented.  Only students from these schools are able to apply at this time.

STEM Summer in the City 2018 Applications


Applying for One Child Applying for More than one child
My child is currently in Elementary school- Click Here
Students Currently in Grades 2-5
Sibling Application – Click Here
My child is currently in Middle or High school- Click Here
Students Currently in Grades 6-10

Applications will close on April 27, 2018

More about the applications

  • Selection will be done via a lottery.  Besides being in the specific grades for this program, students should have at least 90% attendance during the school year and not be required to attend summer school.  It is expected that if you apply to this program, you and your child are committing to attending the full five weeks over the summer.
  • Parents will be notified of acceptance into STEM Summer in the City via email during the week of May 21, 2018 and be asked to accept the seat and to provide additional information.  If a child is accepted into this program and is then required to attend summer school, they will not be able to attend this Summer Academy program.  Parents will be notified by their child’s school if they are required to attend summer school and we will also notify you in early June if we need to retract the seat.  Any seat not accepted will move to the next student on the wait list.  Parents will be provided with a wait list number if they are not initially accepted in the lottery process.
  • Support for the online application process can be available by contacting your parent coordinator.  Use the school search to find the name and contact information for the parent coordinator at your child’s school.  Please note, we are not accepting paper applications for this program.

There are a number of enrichment programs for your children this summer. Learn about more these programs by clicking on Summer Academy programs.

Sign up for Summer in the City email alerts.


Summer School

Summer in the City: Summer Academy

Summer in the City’s Summer Academy programs offer free, full-day summer programing with hands-on STEM activities, enriching reading and math curriculum, and visits to museums, parks,and other cultural sites. Students participating in Summer in the City programs will also receive free, healthy breakfast and lunch.

  • Sign-up today for an exciting summer your child won’t forget. Details about how to register for each program are listed below.
  • Want to receive the latest information about Summer in the City’s programming?  Sign up for email updates.
  • Free transportation is provided, depending on students’ grade level and the distance between their residence and school. Learn more about student transportation services.
  • Summer Academy is for students who have not been recommended to attend Summer School.

Young Learners | Middle School | High School

Young Learners

Second Grade

Students will be able to learn and play during the summer by joining Summer in the City’s Second Grade program. Second graders will explore STEM activities, and attend field trips, while also practicing their math and reading skills in preparation for third grade. Contact your child’s principal to enroll.

English Language Learners Summer Program

English Language Learners (ELLs) who are currently enrolled in grades 2-5 can continue strengthening their academic skills through fun and interactive activities during the summer. ELL programs also offer support to students who are currently enrolled in Spanish or Mandarin bilingual programs. Learn more about ELL programming and apply.

Family English Initiative

Families with students currently in kindergarten and first grade can learn English together and explore cultural institutions across the city. Learn more about the Family English Initiatives and apply.

Summer STEM

The study of science, technology, engineering, and math — known as STEM — encourages children to think critically and solve problems, skills that are valued in many of today’s jobs. There are two summer STEM programs offered this summer:

STEM Summer in the City

This five-week program helps students develop skills like coding and game design, along with robotics and the engineering design process. Students will also participate in art projects, field trips, and physical education. Programs are for students currently enrolled in grades 2-5.  Learn more about STEM Summer in the City and register for the program.

STEM Matters NYC Camp

STEM Matters NYC offers students programs that range from aviation to animal science, and oceanography to ecology. Students can participate in week-long camps. Programs are for students currently enrolled in grades K-5. .

Community Schools

Students at participating Community Schools can spend this summer learning through hands-on activities. This full-day program runs five days a week and is open to students who are currently enrolled in grades K-5. Learn more about the program and see if your student’s school is participating

Middle School

English Language Learners Summer Program

English Language Learners (ELLs) can continue strengthening their academic skills through fun and interactive activities during the summer. ELL also offers support to students who are currently enrolled in Spanish or Mandarin bilingual programs. Programs are for students currently enrolled in grades 6-8. Learn more about ELL programing. Contact your child’s principal to enroll.

Summer STEM

The study of science, technology, engineering, and math — known as STEM — encourages children to think critically and solve problems, skills that are valued in many of today’s jobs. There are two summer STEM programs offered this summer:

STEM Summer in the City

This five-week program exposes students to skills like coding and game design, along with robotics and the engineering design process. Students will also participate in art projects, field trips, and physical education. Programs are for students currently enrolled in grades 6-8. Learn about STEM Summer in the City and register for the program.

STEM Matters NYC Camp

STEM Matters NYC offers students programs that range from aviation to animal science, and oceanography to ecology. Students can participate in week-long camps. Programs are for students currently enrolled in grades 6-8.

DREAM

DREAM is a program that helps prepare eligible middle school students for the Specialized High School Admissions Test. Learn more about DREAM.

High School

English Language Learners Summer Program

English Language Learners (ELLs) who are currently enrolled in grades 9-11 will have access to enrichment programs including SAT prep, writing workshops and documentary film making.  Learn more about ELL programing. Contact your child’s principal to apply.

Renewal and Rise High Schools

Renewal and Rise students who will be in grades 9 –12 this fall, and are on track to graduate, can take part in one of the following programs this summer:

  • Summer Bridge: gives students starting 9th grade this fall a chance to get to know their new schools.
  • SAT Prep: students in grades 10-12 this fall can sign-up for SAT prep classes.

Learn more about these programs and sign up.

Community, Renewal, and Rise High School

CareerClue

CareerClue allows students to get valuable work experience, as well as a full SYEP summer wage ($1,500-$1,900 for the summer). Students can also earn academic credit.  The program includes field trips to learn about different career pathways. Applicants must:

  • Attend a Community Renewal or Rise high school
  • Be at least 14 years old by July 1, 2018
  • Speak with their principal or guidance staff in order to apply

Learn more about CareerClue.

Summer STEM

The study of science, technology, engineering, and math — known as STEM — encourages children to think critically and solve problems, skills that are valued in many of today’s jobs. There are two summer STEM programs offered this summer:

STEM Summer in the City

This five-week program helps students learn skills like coding and game design, along with robotics and the engineering design process. Students will also participate in art projects, field trips, and physical education. Programs are for students currently enrolled in grades 9-10.  Learn more about STEM Summer in the City and register for the program.

STEM Matters NYC

STEM Matters NYC offers students programs that range from aviation to animal science, and oceanography to ecology. Students can participate in week-long camps, high school internships, and a four-week course that counts toward college credit. Programs are for students currently enrolled in grades 9-12. Learn more about STEM Matters NYC and apply to the program.

Additional Summer Enrichment Opportunities

 

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