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                     Welcome to our 2014-2015 School Year at Middle School 226

                       Important Dates at Middle School 226 for September 2014:

Sept. 15 – Sept. 19

Diagnostic Assessment Week (all subjects)

Sept. 17

Meet the Teacher Night from 6-8 PM

Sept. 24

PTA Meeting from 5-7 PM

Sept. 25 and Sept. 26

School is Closed

Sept. 29

Grade 6 Club Getaway Trip

 

 

 

 

 

 


We are please to announce that we will be offering our student the wonderful opportunity to become a member if one of our school clubs.   These clubs include:

Alvin Ailey Dance Club                        Book Club            
Double Dutch Club                               Glee Club                                  
Her Story Club                                      Hospitality Club
Indian Dance Club                                Jr. Knicks Basketbal Club        
Library Club                                          Modern Dance Club                 
MS 226 Baseball Club                          MS 226 Newletter Club                         
Boys and Girls Basketball Club           Multi-Cultural Club
Musical Band Club                                Newsletter club
Painitng                                                   Poetry Club
Rockets Cheerleading Club                  Soccer Club
Student Government Club                     Theatre Club
Track Club                                              Yearbook Club
Young Men's Leadership Group Club

Please ask your child to sign the permission slip that was sent home.
           

                             OUR SCHOOL DAY STARTS AT 8:10 AM SHARP!
              STUDENTS MUST BE PREPARED IN THEIR ACADEMY UNIFORMS.

 

                                



M.S. 226 earned a PROFICIENT on our Quality Review!

    
Our students visited Washington D.C.

Important Links:

ARIS PARENT LINK:
http://arisparentlink.org

Our Principal, Ms. Rushell White, on her Nomination of Channel 7 - ABC's Educator who goes above and beyond.
Slide Show

Above and Beyond Video

2014 PENCIL Benefit Honoree JPMorgan Chase & Co. and PENCIL Celebrate the Power of Partnership Starring our Young Men's Leadership Students:


2014 PENCIL Benefit Photo Gallery


https://www.flickr.com/photos/pencil_transforming_schools_together/14409275671/in/photostream/


     2014 PENCIL Benefit Photo Gallery


https://www.flickr.com/photos/pencil_transforming_schools_together/14411350082/in/photostream/



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Our Young Men's Leadership Team




CSA President Ernest Logan visits with our young leaders



Our school affiliations:



PENCIL's Partnership Program builds and supports customized, long-term relationships between business volunteers and public school principals to inspire innovation a improve student achievement

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater grew from a now-fabled performance in March 1958 at the 92nd Street Y in New York City. Led by Alvin Ailey and a group of young African-American modern dancers, that performance changed forever the perception of American dance. The Ailey company has gone on to perform for an estimated 25 million people at theaters in 48 states and 71 countries on six continents -- as well as millions more through television broadcasts.  The Ailey Company is a part of the M.S. 226 family where they often perform for our students and help them choreograph dance moves and routines.

CITE

The Door Restaurant

The New York City Council's 28th District

Our CFN 210

The Council of Supervisors and Administrators

NYC DOE Deputy Director of Facilities

Our Queensborough President and Deputy Queensborough President

The MS 226 Parent / Teachers Association

Educational Alchemy

Forever Loved

JP Morgan Chase

GrowNYC

Noel Pointer

OYIN

Rush Philanthropic

Our School Safety Team

Our Superintendent

Queensborough Community College

World Renowned Photographer Jeffrey Gamble

The 106th Precinct




Spotlight on Middle School 226


Our Learning Communities:

Middle School 226 is organized into 4 learning communities which allow our teachers to better meet the needs of each individual student through cognitively demanding experiences, while allowing maximum learning to take place in small learning environments:

The Visionaries Academy for Science and Technology – Students in this academy are engaged in science and technology.  Student utilize science technology to develop projects in web design, science projects, computer programs, Power Point projects, and video gaming while continuing to engage in academic rigor around the Common Core Learning Standards.


Technology in Action at the Third Floor Visionaries Academy



Our newly renovated modern library is stocked with iPads, laptops, and other technologies for our students to learn about the world beyond the walls of the classroom.

The Humanities Academy for Performing Arts – This academy showcases the talent in our youngsters with quarterly performances and displays in music, art, dance, poetry, drama while continuing to engage students in academic rigor around the Common Core Learning Standards.



Visit our Rush Art Gallery Located on the Second Floor Humanities Academy


HerStory at Middle School 226






The Discovery and Exploration Academy – This hub for 6th graders, allow students to explore the Junior High School experience through rigor, discipline, creativity, and culture aligned to the Common Core Standards.





Get Caught Reading!


The Renaissance Academy for Broadcast Journalism – The academy engages students in print and digital media.  Students utilize elements of print and digital media to develop projects and displays in student newspaper, video broadcast, student magazine, while continuing to engage students in academic rigor around the Common Core Learning Standards.


Our Photo Gallery

Creating our Production Studio on the Fourth Floor Renaissance Academy












Important Dates 2014-2015

 *   First day of school: September 4, 2014
*   Thanksgiving Recess begins: November 27, 2014

*   Winter Recess: December 24, 2014 – January 2, 2015

*   Mid-winter Recess: February 16 – February 20, 2015

*   Spring Recess: April 3 – April 10, 2015

*   Last day of school: June 26, 2015

Our Champion Rockets Basketball Team



Our Cheerleaders Rule!