• APPLICATION OPEN - Science and Technology Entry Program (STEP) at City Tech

    Please see the attached application form for the Spring 2022 NYS STEP program at City Tech.


    APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 18, 2022!!!!!


    See Guidance Counselor Ms. Tancreto with any questions.

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  • Health Screener Effective Monday, January 3, 2022

    Dear ACLA Families, 

    Happy New Year to all of you!  
    We have been getting many questions about the rules about returning to school when a student or their close contact tests positive for COVID.  
    As the NYCDOE continues to update its protocols, please use the attached health screener as a helpful tool to determine when your child may return to school.
    -Ms. Rivera
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  • NEW! Health and Safety Updates for January 3, 2022 return to school

    Please see the attached letter!

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  • Message from Chancellor Meisha Porter

    Please see the attached letter for a message from NYCDOE Chancellor Meisha Porter.

    Translations will be available shortly at

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  • ACLA Students Featured in Stanford University News!

    Check out our ACLA students, featured in this Stanford University News article  , for continuing to rise to the challenge-this time, it's our eleventh graders tackling a Stanford University computer science course, in partnership with the National Education Equity Lab!

    They're also on the front page of Stanford's website!  See  (scroll down) and in the Wall Street Journal.


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  • Application for the 2021–22 Puerto Rican/Hispanic Youth Leadership Institute

    All Puerto Rican, Hispanic, or Latinx high school students are invited to apply for the NYC delegation of the Puerto Rican/Hispanic Youth Leadership Institute (PR/HYLI). The 10-week civic-engagement program takes place Saturdays (in-person from 8:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. for the first five weeks and virtually for the final five), and is designed to empower Latinx students and provide a platform for student leadership and empowerment. The program focuses on: 

    • The development of leadership skills in Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Latinx youth;   

    • The opportunity for students to earn two points for the NYS Seal of Biliteracy;   

    • The creation of opportunities for Puerto Rican, Hispanic, and Latinx students to interact with positive role models such as Latinx elected officials, educators, and business leaders;

    • The creation of partnerships and conversations among educators, business leaders and students; and

    • The development of an in-depth student knowledge of the New York State legislative process.   

    Interested high school students can learn more about the program though a virtual informational session; students should register to join either the 5:30 p.m. session on October 12, or register for the 5:30 p.m. session on October 19. Please apply by October 25.

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  • FACE - Office of Family and Community Empowerment

    Please see the attached update from FACE with information on:

    Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month!
    NYCDOE UPDATE: Special Education Recovery Services
    NYCDOE UPDATE: Chancellor’s Regulation A-660 Posts!
    NYCDOE UPDATE: Face Covering Policy
    NYCDOE UPDATE: Public Meetings and School Visits
    NYCDOE UPDATE: Mindfulness Classes on Parent University!
    NYCDOE UPDATE: Specialized High School Admissions Test
    UPDATE: Team Up for Success: Strengthening School-Home Partnerships in NYC
    UPDATE: Pandemic Electronic Benefits Card for Food
    UPDATE: Hunter College Learning Lab for Children with IEPs
    UPDATE: Free Parent and Caregiver Webinars from the Ackerman Institute
    UPDATE: NYCLU's Teen Activist Project Application
    UPDATE: The Office of Food & Nutrition Services is Hiring!
    UPDATE: NYC Civil Service 101
    Let’s Talk NYC Training for Mental Health
    Support for Children of Incarcerated Parents
    NYC Commision on Human Rights: Youth for Equity and Solidarity Council
    Universal NYC Baby Bonds: Kids Rise Save for College Program
    DIIT Resources and Events
    Vaccine Fundraiser for PAs and PTAs
    GetFoodNYC: Free Food Locations

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  • FREE! After-school coding/STEM program (Starts in Oct)

    Want to learn to code in a fun after-school environment? Want to meet actual software engineers and make connections that could help you get a job one day?

    Sign up for Code Quickstart, a free virtual after-school program for anyone who wants to give coding a try! There, you can get to know new friends, or even join with your squad to build cool websites together. Sound like fun?

    Sign up here!

    Need to know more first? Watch this video! Or learn more below...

    • Code Quickstart is totally free and totally virtual

    • It's built for anyone who's brand new to code

    • It meets twice a week after school, from late October 2021 through May 2022 (We haven't decided which days yet, so if you're interested, sign up & tell us which days you're free!)

    • It’s not taught by a classroom teacher and it’s not for a class grade

    • Instead, it’s led by software engineers who work at companies like the NBA, Amazon, Etsy, Spotify, and more

    And it's run by Code Nation, an organization that's been teaching coding in NYC schools for almost 10 years!

    You’ll learn the basics of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript so you can make your own... 

    • Buzzfeed quizzes

    • Websites to showcase your favorite sports players, artists, or Grey's Anatomy characters

    • Photo filter apps

    ...and more!

    So if you’ve got some time on your hands, and you want to have fun and try something new, join Code Quickstart today!

    P.S. Have questions? Double-check the information above to make sure you didn't miss something, then email, and they'll get you answers. Hope you're able to sign up!

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  • ACLA and Math For America Master Teacher Benjamin Rivera inspires students to pursue higher education and careers in STEM

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