High School For Health Professions & Human Services

News and Announcements

First Day of School

The first day of school for all students is Friday, September 1. All students must report to the Auditorium during their scheduled appointed time to pick up vital documents. The first day of academic classes is Thursday, September 7th.
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New Student Orientation

All new students to the High School for Health Professions & Human Services must purchase a Physical Education uniform ($25) and a school issued combination lock ($10). In addition, he / she must take their picture in order to be issued a school ID card.

If you were unable to attend this event, please report to Health Professions on Friday, September 1.
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Last Day of School

June 28, Wednesday, is the last day of school.  Freshman, Sophomores & Juniors report to their 3rd Period class promptly at 9:00 am to pick up report cards and summer school programs. If you have lunch 3rd period, report directly to the West Cafeteria. Seniors should report to the West Cafeteria at 11:00 am to pick up their report cards and diploma.
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NYC Schools Account

With an NYC Schools Account,you will be able to access key information about your child's progress in school, including attendance, report card grades, assessments, general student information, and academic schedule in one of ten languages on a computer, phone or tablet.
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Congratulations to Esma Ahmed, Aura Orantes and Deborah DeStaffan

Congratulations to Esma Ahmed for her winning entry in the NYCATA/UFT exhibition Inside/Outside: Young Artists Against Unite Against Bullying. Her artwork represents tolerance and diversity with her intention to include images showing many cultures united.

Congratulations to Aura Orantes for her winning entry in Arts Connections ‘Imagine’ competition. She submitted a watercolor landscape painting and a written piece describing her inspiration and the creative process in making the work. The painting will be on exhibit for one year in the corporate sponsor’s headquarters. In addition, she will receive a $100 gift certificate for art supplies.

Deborah DeStaffan, Visual Art teacher, is the recipient of the Art Educator 2017 award for high school. A presentation of student work, exhibits, and awards, and record of her advocacy for the Arts at HPHS was submitted to the New York City Art Teacher’s Association/UFT for a juried competition. The award will be presented at a special event at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. She was nominated by Ms. Tavarez, AP of Math and The Arts, and Mr. Argiro, Guidance
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Summer Meals Program

The annual Summer Meals program will launch on June 29, providing free, healthy breakfasts and lunches at hundreds of public schools, pools, parks, libraries and other locations around the city. Summer Meals are available to all children 18 years and younger, regardless of New York City residency. No ID, registration or documentation is required.
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