Transabeo Scholae Sed Vitae DiscimusThrough School We Learn For Life
J.H.S. 157 Stephen A. Halsey
VINCENT SURACI, PRINCIPAL
63-55 102ND STREET, QUEENS, NY 11374Phone: 718-830-4910
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Math and Art: Ms. Gutman…Rm. 325/Ms. Lilly…Rm. 322. Students will enhance their mathematics ability via Art.
Ballroom Dancing: Ms. Bennett…Rm. 358. Students will learn the art of Ballroom Dancing, while others enhance their skills.
Language Lab: Ms. Hussain…Rm. 308. Language and literacy lab for English Language Learners (ELLS).
Mechanical Drawing/Architectural Design: Mr. Weiss/Rm.B1 Students learn basic design principles and practices.
Mouse Squad: Mr. Mandel ..Room 332. Teams of trained student technicians assess and repair school computers.
Halsey Bulldog Newspaper: Ms. Stahl-VanBrackle…Computer Lab 301 Mon/Tue/Wed. Students will be trained to run a school newspaper. (Website Address…halseybulldog.org)
Grade 8 ILSE and Exit Project Science Tutorial (Clinic): Ms. Schectman..Room 204. Students will receive assistance with understanding Grade 8 Science concepts in preparation for the ILSE and for Exit Project completion.
Library-Technology Club: Ms. Lucivero… Library. Get homework help, do research, work on Science and Social Studies Exit Projects. Use computers to create Power Point presentations, etc.
Gr. 8 Earth Science/Gr. 9 Living Environment (Clinic): Dr. Copollo/Gr. 8 ..Rm. 201..Ms. Turriciano/Gr. 9..Rm 115. Students will further explore topics covered in preparation for their related Gr. 8 or 9, Sci, Regents exam. Lab make-ups.
Math Regents Prep for Grade 8 Students (Clinic): Ms. Beinstock…Room 211. Tutorial instructional environment for students registered in the Honors Math class.
Nutrition/ Phys. Ed for Boys: Mr. Evens/ Boys Gym. Boys will have the opportunity to learn the science of exercise, via sports and strategies for a healthy diet.
Nutrition/ Phys.Ed for Girls: Ms. Megdanis/ Girls Gym. Girls will have the opportunity to learn the science of exercise, via sports and strategies for a healthy diet.
Peer Mediation: Ms. Arevalo… Room 247. Facilitate, train, and manage present peer mediation program for continuity. Students are involved in mediating student conflicts.
Environmental/Earth Science: Ms. Matthew...Rm 316./Ms. Becker Rm. 225 Learning about the earth and environment .
Photography Club: Ms. Presser…Room 347. Students will learn about composition, styles, and photojournalism.
Halsey Green Team: Mr. Miller…Room 353. Students will learn about recycling, pollution, and alternate energy resources. They will also learn about paper reduction through the use of internet websites, textbooks, etc.
World Culture through Cooking: Ms. Whalen…Room 160. Students develop an understanding of various cultures from around the world through the study of people, their customs, geography and the food they eat.
Art Portfolio Development: Ms. Lamere…Room 141. Students will have the opportunity in a small class environment to design and create art work reflective of their own and various artist’s styles and techniques. This portfolio may be used as part of the application process for a specialized art high school. (Select students will also work on the 2010 Yearbook).
Acting Studio A: Ms. Schwarz…Room 119. Monday & Tuesdays only!!! Having fun with the world of theater.
Acting Studio B: Ms. Schwarz…Room 119. Wednesdays only! Specialized high school preparation for Grades 8/9.
Check Point A and Tutorial (Clinic): Ms. Rodriguez (R)...Rm 306…Ms. Luna (L)…Rm 157 Preparation for the Check Point A Proficiency Exam scheduled for June 2010 for present eligible Grade 8 students. Tutorial and Check Point A students meet Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday. (Rm. 157)Grade 8 Check Point A students meet Monday &Tuesday (Rm. 306)Tutorial services for Grade 7 & Gr. 9 students. Wednesdays only! (Rm. 306)
Check Point A Preparation! (Scheduled): Ms. Chirol…Rm. 229A. Gr. 8 students will prepare for the Checkpoint A assessment scheduled for June 2010. (French & Spanish, as scheduled by teacher for Mon. Tues., Wed.)
Russian Language Enrichment: Ms. Bluvshtain…Room 302: Students will have the opportunity to learn formal written and spoken Russian; while lending their language skills to assist parents and teachers with oral and written translation.
Studio for Chorus/Rehearsals: Mr. Goodman/Room 112 Mon/ Preparation for Specialized HS auditions/Tue Halsey Idol Competition/ Wed Jazz vocals (Open to all students!!!) Preparation for special performances.
Studio for Band/ Rehearsals: Ms Cuevas/Room 113/ Mon/ Gr. 7/8 Tutorial. Tue/ Gr. 6/9 Tutorial. Wed. Jazz Band musicians will rehearse and perform music in the styles of Swing, Big Band, Latin Jazz, etc. Participation is based on audition. Ongoing preparation for special performances, inclusive of NYSSMA.
Mainstream Tutorial Support: Ms. Elfers-Wygand/Rm. 201… Core curriculum academic support.