HAVE A GREAT SUMMER !
Schedules and Calendars
HS Summer Program: July 17-August 9
Summer Voices: August 21-August 31
Need help with your math, history, or English language arts homework? Check out these comprehensive websites for help:
- Khan Academy – A great resource for elementary, middle, and high school students. There are video lessons, practice problems and explanations for everything you are learning in school from fractions to the Civil War.
- IXL – This site is designed for elementary, middle, and high school students. It has an easy-to-follow menu of all of the subjects and is full of math practice problems and explanations. The ELA section is limited to just elementary school students.
- TypingWeb – This is a good, easy-to-use website to help you learn how to type. Many of our students already use this site in their schools in the fifth grade.
- VocabTest.com – Increase your vocabulary with games for every grade level.
Musictheory.net – A great place to review the basics and work on building intermediate skills in music theory, sight reading, and ear training
emusictheory.com – lessons, drills, and games.
ChoirPlace – The place for choir members, for vocal and choral music fans of all genres: gospel, classical, jazz, acappella, barbershop.
Middle School Applications
If your child is in the 4th or 5th grade, it is time to learn about and apply to a middle school. Please attend one of our Family Meetings where we will discuss the application process. Also, check out the New York City Department of Education Middle School Choices webpage for more information.
High School Applications
If your child is in the 7th or 8th grade, it is time to learn about all that New York’s high schools have to offer. This is different from the middle school selection–your child can apply to any one New York’s 400 high schools. Please attend one of our Family Meetings where we will discuss the application process. Also, check out the New York City Department of Education High School Choices webpage for more information.
Highbridge Voices supports all of its students as they prepare for college! This is an exciting and sometimes stressful time for students and their families. The following websites are excellent resources for anyone going through the college application process.
Includes information about registering for the ACT, test prep, financial need estimator, and tips on college and career planning
The College Board offers a variety of tools and resources to help you prepare and plan for college. Use “College MatchMaker” to generate a list of colleges that match your preferences. Create and manage your personal list of colleges with “My Organizer.” Get ready for the SAT by taking an official, free practice test.
A website by the National Ad Council and the American Council on Education with practical tips for making your way to college.
FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
Learn all about the FAFSA, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, usually the first step in seeking financial aid for higher education.
This free service from Monster.com allows users to search over 1.3 million scholarships worth more than $3 billion.