New York City Department of Education

  • Classes Start at 8:02 am. Make sure you get to school on time.

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    Liberty High School Academy for Newcomers
  • August 2017 Graduates

    It does not matter when or how you got to the finish line ..., it only matters that you finished with pride. 

    Liberty High School Academy for Newcomers
  • Welcome Back

    Students will receive their new program on the first day of school before first period. All new students will receive a program and school id with metro card. We continue to register new students. 

    Liberty High School Academy for Newcomers
  • Thank You to the Manhattan Borough President's Office

    Liberty High School has been awarded $250,000 in capital funding to improve our Literacy Center. 

    Liberty High School Academy for Newcomers
  • Open Registration

    Incoming Immigrants ages 14-21 years old

    Liberty High School Academy for Newcomers
  • Free Transfer High School

    Serving Grades 9 through 12

    Liberty High School Academy for Newcomers

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Welcome

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Welcome to a new school year! I want to welcome returning and new parents/guardians to our school. My name is Carolina Velasquez and I’m the Parent Coordinator at Liberty High School Academy for Newcomers. As your Parent Coordinator, I’m here to help you connect and understand our school. Think of me as your personal guide to the school system, your go to person. You are welcome to come to me with any questions or concerns. I ask parents to take some time and make an effort to participate in our workshops/PTA meetings & activities. This is a team effort and I’m here to make you, your child and our school the best working team possible.

Sincerely,

Carolina Velasquez

Parent Coordinator

 

 

Contact

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Carolina Velasquez

Parent Coordinator

Tel: 212.691.0934 Ext. 1120

Mobile: 917.945.3585

Parent Enrichment/PTA/SLT

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2017-2018

PTA, PARENT ENRICHMENT WORKSHOPS &

SLT MEETINGS

School Leadership Team:    2:50pm-3:50pm 

Parent Teacher Association:  4:00pm-5:00pm 

  • September 28, 2017

  • October 12, 2017

  • November  9, 2017: 4-4:30PM Parent Workshop & 4:30PM-7:30PM Parent -Teacher Conference

  • December 7, 2017: Holiday Dinner 4PM-5PM

  • January 11, 2018

  • February 8, 2018

  • March 8, 2018: 4-4:30PM Parent Workshop & 4:30PM-7:30PM Parent -Teacher Conference

  • April 12, 2018

  • May 3, 2018:  4-4:30PM Parent Workshop & 4:30PM-7:30PM Parent -Teacher Conference

  • June 14, 2018: PTA ELECTIONS 

ELECTRONIC DEVICES/CELL PHONE POLICY

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Students are only permitted to bring the following electronic devices to school: 
1) Cell phones 2) Computing devices such as laptops, tablets, or iPads.The use of cell phones, or computing devices at school, is subject to the restrictions below.

  • Computing devices may not be turned on or used during the administration of any school quiz, test or examination, except where such use has been explicitly authorized by the school or is contained in an Individualized Education Program or Section 504 Accommodation Plan.
  • Electronic devices may be used in the classroom with teachers’ permission only.
  • Use of electronic devices during the administration of state standardized examinations is prohibited by the New York State Department of Education.
  • Electronic devices may not be turned on or used during school fire drills or other emergency preparedness exercises.
  • Electronic devices may not be used in bathrooms.
  • Electronic devices may not be charged anywhere in the school building.
  • The school is not responsible for the loss or theft of electronic devices.

Consequences

Violation of the rules listed above will result in the following consequences:

  • Verbal warning by the teacher or an administrator
  • Confiscation of the device by an administrator until the end of the school day
  • Parent or guardian is required to come to school to claim the electronic device
  • Student is mandated to surrender the electronic device to an administrator upon arrival to school and will claim it at the end of the school day. 

Parent-Teacher Conferences 2017-2018

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  • September 28th, 2017: Open School Night
  • November 9th, 2017: Evening 4PM-7:30PM
  • November 10th, 2017: Afternoon 11:30AM- 2:30PM (Half-day school)
  • March 8th, 2018: Evening 4PM-7:30PM
  • March 9th , 2018: Afternoon 11:30AM- 2:30PM (Half-day school)
  • May 3rd, 2018: Evening 4PM-7:30PM

Where to go...

Issue  Person  Room
Metro Cards Kathy Wong  113
Records  Joyce Tso  113
ID Cards Joyce Tso 113
Transcripts Guidance Counselors 307, 407, 400
NYSESLAT Questions  Christina Lozano  211
Technology  Derry Delinois  310
Help with Registration  Carolina Velasquez 112
Medical  G. Tessler  516
College Applications J. Conway  518
Vaccination Assistance  C. Velasquez 112

Resources & Services for families

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NYCDOE Adult Education

Classes

High School Equivalency-Formerly known as the GED, is now called the Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC)

http://schools.nyc.gov/community/AdultEd/default.htm

NYCDOE Family & Community Engagement:

http://schools.nyc.gov/Offices/FACE/default.htm

New York Public Library (NYPL):

Adult programs

  1. English & adult Literacy
  2. Computer Training
  3. Career & Employment
  4. Business
  5. Personal Finance

Visit https://www.nypl.org/education/adults

City Bar Justice Center:

  • The Legal Hotline is staffed by attorneys who assist low-income callers on a range of civil legal issues, including matrimonial and family law, housing law, domestic violence, bankruptcy, and debt collection and benefits.
  • Bilingual attorneys who speak English and Spanish, calls accepted in any language through interpreting services. Legal Hotline: 212.626.7383
  • Immigrant Justice, Legal Clinic for the Homeless, Elderlaw and more…

Visit: http://www.citybarjusticecenter.org/

NYC Department of Youth & Community Development: (DYCD)

  • For Youths, Adults, Families & Seniors
  1. After School Programs
  2. Jobs & Internships
  3. Runaway Homeless Youth
  4. Reading & Writing
  5. Family Support
  6. Immigrant Services

Visit: https://www1.nyc.gov/site/dycd/services/services.page

New York Historical Society Museum & Library

The Citizenship project

  • Free classes: Prepare for the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services naturalization exam.

Visit: http://www.nyhistory.org/education/citizenship-project

New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC)

  • List of authorized nonprofit immigration legal service organizations:

http://www.thenyic.org/legal-orgs

  • Low cost Immigration Services. List of providers by Borough:

List of Providers

  • DACA Events:

http://www.thenyic.org/DACA_events

  • Classes Start at 8:02 am. Make sure you get to school on time.

    hand clock time hour alarm clock bell red memory pink decor dial clock face transience moment pointer time indicating time of arouse watches wake up ring the bell stand up home accessories

    Liberty High School Academy for Newcomers
  • August 2017 Graduates

    It does not matter when or how you got to the finish line ..., it only matters that you finished with pride. 

    Liberty High School Academy for Newcomers
  • Welcome Back

    Students will receive their new program on the first day of school before first period. All new students will receive a program and school id with metro card. We continue to register new students. 

    Liberty High School Academy for Newcomers
  • Thank You to the Manhattan Borough President's Office

    Liberty High School has been awarded $250,000 in capital funding to improve our Literacy Center. 

    Liberty High School Academy for Newcomers
  • Open Registration

    Incoming Immigrants ages 14-21 years old

    Liberty High School Academy for Newcomers
  • Free Transfer High School

    Serving Grades 9 through 12

    Liberty High School Academy for Newcomers
  • Marking Period 1 Ends

    The First Marking period is over. Grades are due on October 24, 2017 at 9 am.

    Liberty High School Academy for Newcomers
  • Election Day

    Students are not in attendance.

    Liberty High School Academy for Newcomers
  • Parent Teacher Conferences

    Parents are invites to attend Parent Teacher Conferences.

    Liberty High School Academy for Newcomers
  • Parent Teacher Conferences

    Parents are invited to attend Parent Teacher Conference during an afternoon session. Students have a half day.

    Liberty High School Academy for Newcomers
  • Thanskgiving

    No School

    Liberty High School Academy for Newcomers
  • Thanksgiving Recess

    No School. School resumes on Monday.

    Liberty High School Academy for Newcomers
  • Second Marking Period Ends

    The second marking period ends and grades are due December 5, 2017.

    Liberty High School Academy for Newcomers
  • SLT / PTA Meeting

    The School Leadership Team will meet followed by a PTA meeting.

    Liberty High School Academy for Newcomers
  • Winter Recess

    No School

    Liberty High School Academy for Newcomers
  • Winter Recess

    No School

    Liberty High School Academy for Newcomers
  • Winter Recess

    No School

    Liberty High School Academy for Newcomers
  • Winter Recess

    No School

    Liberty High School Academy for Newcomers
  • Winter Recess

    No School

    Liberty High School Academy for Newcomers
  • Winter Recess

    No School

    Liberty High School Academy for Newcomers
  • School Re-opens

    School is open all students attend

    Liberty High School Academy for Newcomers
  • SLT / PTA Meeting

    The School Leadership Team will meet and a PTA meeting will follow.

    Liberty High School Academy for Newcomers
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    No School

    Liberty High School Academy for Newcomers
  • Third Marking Period Ends

    Third Marking Period Ends grades are due January 23, 2018

    Liberty High School Academy for Newcomers
  • Chancellor's Conference

    No Students in attendance

    Liberty High School Academy for Newcomers
  • Spring Term Begins

    All students are in attendance.

    Liberty High School Academy for Newcomers
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