Humanities Arts Magnet High School
KAYODE AYETIWA, I.A. PRINCIPAL
207- 01 116TH AVENUE, QUEENS, NY 11411Phone: 718-978-2135
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ARISTA – HUMANITIES AND THE ARTS’ NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY
ARISTA is part of the National Honor Society. Any student in the third or fourth year who has attained an average of 85% or over the preceding year, and has met the service requirements by giving service to the school and the community is eligible for nomination to ARISTA. All eligible candidates are voted on by all members of the faculty and the ARISTA Committee. Membership in this organization is awarded to students who have fulfilled all requirements for scholarship, character, and service to their school and community. Many students do not realize how important it is to obtain credit until they want to apply to ARISTA and at that point it is too late. There are many opportunities in school to obtain service credit: Out of School Services, In School Services, Teams and Clubs School Activities and Student Government.
AVID- Advancement Via Individual Determination
AVID is a structured, college preparatory program providing direct support for first generation college goers through an enhanced rigorous curriculum. The AVID program works within the regular school day and includes direct instruction, tutorials and college preparation classes. The program requires students and their parents to commit to hard work. The students enroll for three years and agree to study at least two hours per day, complete assignments, participate with tutorial groups, take a rigorous, academic course of study and take the PSAT, SAT and/or ACT.
College Summit at Humanities and the Arts works to foster a culture to help all students get on the right path to college, through mentoring, organized activities and planning information sessions. Selected Peer Leaders attend College Summit summer workshops and return in the Fall to share their college application experiences, expertise and motivation with their friends and classmates.