I.S. 98 Bay Academy
MARIA TIMO, PRINCIPAL
1401 EMMONS AVENUE, BROOKLYN, NY 11235Phone: 718-891-9005
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Our Mission Statement:
We believe that all children can and will achieve their potentialand become productive, literate, responsible citizens. We have developed arigorous program aligned to the New York State Common Core Standards. We havedeveloped a program of collaborative, coherent instruction, which includesworking in teams, with parents and the community to provide intensiveinstruction and enrichment in every area for all our students. This enables allstudents to be prepared for High School and beyond.
Every student at the Bay Academy is gifted andtalented. Each student is admitted based on talent testing in January of Grade5.
The Bay Academy offers several opportunities forstudents to gain high school credit while in middle school. In grade 8, students may be eligible to participate in the accelerated Regents Math (Common Core Algebra) and Science (Living Environment) courses. Each classroom is equipped with a SMARTBoard or Promethean Interactive Board. Teachers in each department utilize to laptop and iPad carts in the classroom. We have a newly redesigned Apple Computer lab and Lenovo computer lab. Parents/guardians and students have access to our school website, www.edline.net. Here they are able to view assignments, assessment information, class notes, etc. for each subject area. Each teacher manages a website where students can view additional study resources and important dates. In addition, teachers upload progress reports on a weekly basis. Parents/guardians and students communicate with teachers regarding student progress.
Talent Programs: ART
* ARISTA - Academic Honor Society
* ARCHON - Service Honor Society
* STUDENT GOVERNMENT
* LIBRARY SQUAD
* READING AMBASSADOR PROGRAM
* CHAMPS - (Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball)