High School For Health Professions & Human Services

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Saturday Academy is a free, six-week program for students grades 8–12 who are excited to delve into American history and strengthen their test-taking skills. Participants can choose from SAT prep, review for the Advanced Placement U.S. History exam, and hands-on history courses that draw on the New-York Historical Society’s collections.
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VERY IMPORTANT: On Friday, January 26, all students must report to the Lower Auditorium to pick up their Metro Cards for the new semester. Students must report to the lower Auditorium according to their assigned time.
Grade Time
9 12 noon
10 11:00 am
11 10:30 am
12 10:00 am
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Apply Now for Exciting Animal Care Internship this Spring Break!

Current high school students in grades 10-12 can apply for an exciting animal care internship at the Genovesi Environmental Study Center (GESC). Do you appreciate and respect animals? Do you want to learn how to take care of them? The Animal Care Intern will work with GESC staff to feed, clean, and enrich our animals and their homes. GESC is looking for students who are excited about working closely with animals, can multitask efficiently, and are enthusiastic about learning.
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Special Education Quality Assurance (SEQA) Special Education Programs & Services Focused Review

The New York State Education Department (NYSED): Office of Special Education has initiated a Special Education Quality Assurance (SEQA) Special Education Programs & Services Focused Review here at HPHS this Spring. The purpose of this review is to assess the school as well as the district’s compliance with Federal & State laws and regulations governing the education of students with disabilities.

The review will be conducted by the SEQA New York City Regional Office. Our reviewer will be Mr. Thomas Walsh and the review process will involve a review of school records of a representative sample of students with disabilities, classroom visitations and surveys. In addition, meetings of the committee on special education will be observed.
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What You Should Know About the Flu

The flu is not just a really bad cold. The flu is a contagious illness that affects the nose, throat, lungs and other parts of the body. It can spread quickly from one person to another. It can cause mild to severe illness, and at times can lead to death.
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