Announcements


ELL Borough Parent Conferences
The Department of English Language Learners and Student Support (DELLSS) is excited to announce the Spring 2015 ELL Borough Parent Conferences. The conferences will offer parents and guardians of English Language Learners (ELLs) and former ELLs valuable information about program options, how to support their children academically, and practical insights about exciting summer learning opportunities available to them in New York City. The conferences will include workshops on:  
  • Dual Language Programs 
  • ELL Program Options 
  • Rights and Responsibilities of ELL Families 
  • Summer Program Opportunities 
  • College Planning
Click here for flyers in all languages. 


Announcement: Regents Saturday Tutoring is cancelled on May 23, 2015.

Announcement: Seniors if you have paid your senior dues and need more than the 4 tickets allotted for graduation, please pick up a request form in the SO Office, Room 158.

NEW:  Advance Student  Survey Pilot
This May and June, NYC students will be asked to take the Tripod Student Perception Survey through the Advance Student Survey Pilot.  The Tripod Student Perception Survey is a confidential survey developed by Harvard researchers and is the leading student perception survey in the country. Students in grades 3-12 will be asked to take the survey. Surveys typically take 30 minutes or less to complete.

Francis Lewis High School will administer surveys on May 26, 2015.

Click on attachment to view parent letter and frequently asked questions.

AdvanceStudentSurveyPilotParentLetter_English.pdf
Summer Internship Opportunities
Students interested in Summer Internship Opportunities in the community should click on the attachment to view. 
Summer Internship Opportunities.pdf

Revised Discipline Code:

Click on the link for Chancellor Fariña's letter to parents DCodeParentLetter2015final.pdf regarding the revised NYCDOE’s Discipline Code, which took effect on April 13. You can access the Discipline Code here


Professional Planning Dates for 2015 - To allow for teacher professional planning, students will follow the special bell schedule on the dates listed below:
January 16, 2015
March 13, 2015
April 20, 2015
May 22, 2015

Click on links below to view special bell schedule for students on these days.

Professional Planning Dates for 2015.pdf

Professional Planning Bell Schedule 2015_Spanish.pdf

Professional Planning Bell Schedule 2015_Chinese.pdf

Professional Planning Bell Schedule 2015_Korean.pdf

Prpfessioanl Planning Bell Schedule 2015_Urdu.pdf


Student End Year 2015 Calendar is now available with important dates, final exam dates, & regents exam dates and times.  Please click on the attachment to view the complete schedule.
Student End Term Calendar June 2015.pdf

Princeton Review SAT Courses Summer 2015
Princeton Review will be offering an SAT Course this summer at Francis Lewis High School and again in the Fall.  Click on the attachment to view the dates and the cost of these courses.
Princeton Review SAT Summer Courses 2015.pdf
Announcement: REVISED Saturday Regents Tutoring

Saturdays: April 25, May 2, 9, 16, 30, June 6, & 13

Session 1   9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Session 2  10:30 AM – 12 PM

Science:
Chemistry – Ms. Ng – Room 324
Earth Science – Mr. Wygand – Room 320
Physics – Ms. Fontanilla – Room 322
Living Environment – Ms. Hoffman & Ms. Nachman – Room 326

Social Studies:
Global -  Room 307
U.S. History/Gov't -  Room 306

Math:
Integrated Algebra/Common Core Math -  Room 308
Algebra II/Trigonometry -   Room 309
Geometry -   Room 310

Students are encouraged to attend either session 1 or 2 as the same material will be covered in each session. No registration required. Seats are limited. If students have any questions, they should speak to the Assistant Principals of the specific departments.

Click on attachment for revised Homework Helpers and Regents Tutoring Schedule.


HOMEWORK%20HELPERS%20Spring2015[1].pdf
Updated Senior Handbook 2015
Click on attachment to view important news, dates and information regarding Seniors and graduation.
Updated 2015 Senior Handbook.docx

Announcement: Homework Helpers is available every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, Periods 10 and 11 in the following subject areas:

Chemistry: Tuesday - Ms. Kopel - Pd. 10 & 11 - Room 145
                  Wed. & Thurs. - Ms. Ng -  Pd. 11 -  Room 145

Living Environment: Ms. Nachman - Pd. 10 & 11- Room 145

U.S. History: Ms. Antolos - Pd. 10 & 11 - Room 143

Algebra: Ms. Barrett - Pd. 10 & 11 - Room 222

Geometry & Trigonometry: Ms. Zhou -  Pd. 10 & 11 - Room 222



PTA and School Leadership Team Nomination
PTA and School Leadership Team Nominations will begin on Wednesday, April 1, 2015  at our PTA/Title I Meeting at 7 PM and will close on June 3, 2015 prior to elections.  On June 3 ,2015 Elections for all positions on the PTA Executive Board and School Leadership Team will be held at our PTA/Title I Meeting at 7:15 PM.

If you are interested in running for a position for the 2015-2016 school year please use the attached letter to nominate yourself.
PTA Nomination-Election Letter 2015-2016.pdf
Please use the links below to view information about your Academy Selection
Remember choice form is due on Monday, March 9th in room 112 (Guidance Office)

As of March 2nd, 2015 Francis Lewis has adopted a new electronic use policy.  Please take the time to read the new policy by clicking HERE.

Please note that this policy formalizes the existing policy that has been effect for the past two years.


Tutoring Schedule for Spring 2015
Click on attachment for the REVISED (as of March 31, 2015) Spring 2015 Tutoring Schedule
Tutoring ScheduleSPRING 2015-Revised.pdf
Student Spring Calendar 2015

Click on attachment to view the Student Spring Calendar
Student Spring Calendar 2015.pdf

Apply for an IDNYC Card 

 

On January 12, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito announced that New York City residents are now able to sign up for IDNYC, a government-issued identification card that is available to all City residents ages 14 and older, regardless of immigration status. The IDNYC card is a secure document that enables residents to access City services and grants admission to City buildings, such as public schools. New York City residents may receive an IDNYC card free of charge until December 31, 2015. To apply for this card, residents must make an appointment at an IDNYC Enrollment Center by calling 311 or going online to www.nyc.gov/IDNYC. Residents must bring a completed application, proof of identity, and proof of residency to their appointment. Acceptable documents include NYCDOE transcripts, NYCDOE student ID cards, and letters from the NYCDOE that support NYC enrollment for students; for a complete list of acceptable documentation, see here. Note that translation services will be available at enrollment centers, and enrollment centers will be accessible to people with disabilities.

 

For more information on IDNYC, including additional benefits associated with this card, see here or call 311. Please encourage your school community to apply.

 


Family Guide to Special Education: Click here online

The guide provides information about families’ roles, rights, and the processes associated with special education identification, referral, and services. In addition to updates on NYCDOE and NYSED policies, the guide includes an extended chapter on related services, information on specialized programs, and updates to graduation requirements and commencement credentials.  


Letter to Parents and Families Regarding EBOLA
Please click on attachment to view letter.

Please click on link for information and translation.
http://schools.nyc.gov/Home/InOurSchoolsToday/2014-2015/ChancellorFarinaCommissionerBassettsLetteronEbolaVirus.htm
School Community Ebola.pdf

To Register for Pupil Path

 
Programs changes WILL NOT BE DONE for the following reasons:

1. Remove your lunch

2. Shorten your day

3. Earlier Schedule
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Instructions to Register for PupilPath
(Please be aware that some of the codes emailed had the student and parent codes reversed, a new updated version has been emailed out)

- In order to register you need the registration code
- It either has been or will be E-mailed to your school issued E-mail address

    If you have logged into your francislewishs.org account before... the e-mail has already been sent.. please log in to your account to get the PupilPath instructions.

    If you have not logged in before (or new student) follow these instructions:
        Click Login on the top left of this page (it is small)
        Your user-name is as follows:
The first letter of your first name + The first 3 letters of your last name + the last 4 letters of your ID #
         ex. John Smith    ID# 123456789       username = jsmi6789
       
Your password is temporarily set to your ID#

After you log in please click on the "My E-mail" tab on the left...(this will take you to your school issued g-mail account) check back for the PupilPath Registration Instructions in this e-mail box... it will be sent at least once a day for the next 5 days.



LUNCH FORMS FOR 2014-2015 CAN BE DONE ONLINE BEGINNING JULY 1, 2014

Click on attachment
2014MealApplicationFlyer.pdf
Important Reminder:
All students are required to have a School ID.  If you are taking a Regents exam you must show your Student ID at the time of the exam.  To replace your lost Student ID card you must go to the "CAGE" Before or after your day or during your lunch period. NOT DURING CLASS TIME!  The Cage is open from 8 AM - 2 PM.

STUDENT DRESS CODE:
Please be reminded that proper school attire is expected and enforced.  
Therefore, students should not wear the following:
Hats/Hoods/Bandanas
Short Shorts
Short Skirts
Strapless or Revealing Shirts
Pants/Shorts that hang below the waist
Visible Undergarments

Lunch Applications 

Lunch Letter

MODEL UN News:
If you are interested in taking Model United Nation's as a class next year, please fill out the application on Skedula or Edmodo.  If you have questions please feel free to go to the Social Studies Department in Room 139.

Academic Intervention Log-In
(You must disable pop-up blockers)

Account Log-In: FLHS 
   PLATO Name: Osis #
    Password: (Password on your letter) See Dr. Marmor in room 105 for help
Academic Intervention Site


Regarding PCB's Fluorescent Lighting Fixtures - Important Message for Parents/Guardians
Click on attachment for details.

 

PCBs-Fluorescent lighting fixtures 11-13-2014.pdf
Seasonal Flu: A Guide For Parents
SeasonalFluParent072011.pdf

High School Progress Reports Are Released:
We are happy to report that Francis Lewis High School received an “A” again this year!

The New York City Department of Education released the annual public school Progress Reports for New York City High Schools. These reports give letter grades (A to F) to schools based on student academic achievement and progress as well as student attendance and the results of the Annual Learning Environment Surveys that parents, teachers, and students fill out each spring. To view our complete report, go to  http://schools.nyc.gov , click on the left hand side “Performance & Accountability”.

 


Free Online SAT Prep Course for Our Students
"Method Test Prep"

For instant online access to assist you in preparing for the SAT...

 1. Log into your Castle Learning account at www.castlelearning.com
(First time users should use only their OSIS numbers to create their account)

2. Click on Method Test Prep (at the bottom of the home page under Additional Resources)

Take advantage of this valuable online tool!

If you need assistance with your Castle Learning account, please come to Room 105.

Friday, May 22
JROTC
Military Ball @ Qns College 7pm
Professional Planning
Special Bell Schedule
Monday, May 25
Memorial Day
School Closed
Wednesday, May 27
JROTC
Pass & Review
Monday, June 1
Yearbook & Prom
Ticket Distribution