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Nasser, Sana – Principal
Aviles, Melissa – ELA Teacher Apple iPhone App “YABC NEWS” Hits App Store
Martin, David – Assistant Principal Bellavia, Monica – Math Teacher
The iPhone is perhaps the world’s best The app features: about the “YABC News App”: “This
Castillo, Jose – Math Teacher
Episcopal Social Services
selling and most loved cell phone of is a good thing! It will allow us
Baser, Emily – ELA Teacher
Berger, Neil – Director Frantova, Petra – Math Teacher
all-time! The phone has gained wide • Appointment request form another opportunity to interact with
Smith, Mary – Program Coordinator Hinojosa, Milagros – Foreign Language Teacher
appeal with individuals both young • Real-time news updates our current students and parents –
Evans, Sherree – Advocate Counselor Kirnon, Joseph – Science Teacher
and not-so-young. One big draw is • Photo slideshow player using a medium that is perhaps already
Gardner, Cindy – Advocate Counselor Kotel, Robbie – Physical Education Teacher
the phone’s ability to download and • Twitter integration (follow familiar, yet more convenient for
Pantoja, Karina – Advocate Counselor run applications that are built tweets in real-time) them. The app also gives us a longer
Kret, Justyna – ELA Teacher
Amendola, Grazia – College/Career Specialist specifically for the phone. • Facebook integration reach in making known to the public –
Marquez, Michelle – ESL/ELL Teacher
Mills, Siobhan – Intern Placement Specialist Menchin, Cynthia – Resource Room Teacher • Streaming videos all the ways we are able to support
Morris, Brandon – Intern Placement Specialist An incredible variety of apps – as they • Links and resources students through the process of
Mills, Paula – Art Teacher
are called – may be downloaded from • Join the exclusive in-app Fan completing their high school diploma.
Murray, Diana – Math Teacher
the iPhone App Store (an icon on the Club to receive VIP offers and Best of all, the app is FREE!"
Guidance Counselors Neverson, Sheron – Dance Teacher
phone's desktop); right onto the phone. info
Dardzinski, Leigh Ann – Sophomore Counselor Niebergall, Marc – Social Studies Teacher
Nutini, Ann – Junior Counselor Pintauro, Marie – Dance Teacher • In-app directions to any of the Check out the app now, by
Joubert, Andrea – Senior Counselor Reda-Camilo, Nicole – Health Teacher On Friday, March 12, 2010, the 23 YABCs (across the five downloading it free-of-charge on your
Pinto, Roseanne – College/Career Counselor Stevens, Michael – Social Studies Teacher Truman YABC program proudly boroughs of New York City) from Apple iPhone (in the App Store) or
Verdeflor, Lauren – Science Teacher introduced the “YABC News” app! wherever you choose (using online in the iTunes store. The app is
Williams, Claudia – Foreign Language Teacher GPS/satellite technology) also available for download/use on the
Support Services iPod Touch. Don't have an iPhone?
Cook, Kevin – School Aide The app is the first of its kind for
any New York City public high David Martin, Assistant Principal of That's okay. You can check out the
Fortuno, Carmen – School Aide screenshots in our website’s Picture
Kibler, Karen – Secretary
YOUNG ADULT BOROUGH CENTER
school or academic program. the Truman YABC had this to say
Harry S Truman High School Gallery at www.trumanyabc.com.
Romero, Renee – Attendance Teacher
www.yourwebsitehere.com MID – TERM EXAMS FOR THE SPRING TERM 2010
Spring mid-term exams will take place on:
Wednesday, April 21, 2010 and Thursday, April 22, 2010. Exams will be given in ALL CLASSES and will
last the ENTIRE PERIOD. Make up exams will not be given without a doctor’s note. Starting studying!
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STUDENT Brandon Morris/Siobhan Mills
GUIDANCE COUNSELOR’S OFFICE Ms. Joubert: (Rm. 316)
Spring has sprung and it is time for a cleanup of all the things that clutter our lives. Spring cleaning doesn’t
Are you taking the initiative to pursue an internship in the field you are have to be limited to our homes, but can permeate every aspect of our lives. Focus on your future. Where do
ADVOCATES MOST interested in? you see yourself this time next year? How do you get there from here? Take a good look at all of the things
that have been holding you back and then focus on cutting them loose. Too much junk in your room, trash it.
Too much drama in your life, chuck it.
We are now in April; a few more Under the Learning-To-Work a guidance counselor at DeWitt
months and this school year will be umbrella, the internship Clinton High School – and secured Do something nice for yourself and focus on your education. Do not let unimportant things make you stumble
over. The past few months, we have coordinators are responsible for her own spot as an administrative as you progress toward your goals. Spring is a time of rebirth and change. What changes do you see for yourself?
seen a lot of dedication to succeed guiding students through their assistant and teacher’s aide. The What do you want to do with your life? What do you need to do to accomplish your dreams? Keep your lives
from our students. internships with a series of coordinators did some careful neat and uncomplicated and you will be able to see what you have and what you still need. Once all the clutter
seminars and workshops, face-to- follow-up by first calling her site- has been removed, the light at the end of the tunnel will be visible.
The students who will graduate in face supervision, assessments and supervisor, then conducting an initial
June and August are trying their performance reviews, and site visit – but Ms. Hickman did the
best to get their work together and mentoring. However, before all brunt of the work. By doing her
they are also serving as role models this, the coordinators must match research and using her own
by motivation our other students
who are looking forward to
the prospective student intern’s resources, Ms. Hickman ensured YOU GOT IN! FREDERICK DOUGLAS WHO I’VE BEEN / WHO WILL I BE?
Next steps after you’ve been I’ve been at work A child with no troubles in mind.
abilities and that her accepted into college…
As always, we are here in room 325 interests with internship’s It’s been a daze A shy quiet kid that only stood alone.
when our students need us. We are job
an internship Okay! You got into college. Take time to
proud to be able to witness how our description
site whose celebrate…but not too much. You still have I’ve been at work I kept to myself and only myself.
students have stepped up in order to overall matched the to make some decisions and finalize some
ensure their success in the future. mission is skills that she important things. Read carefully what the But never paid Who I am is a boy with a kind heart.
aligned with wanted colleges have sent you. There is a reason
Good job everyone. Keep it up, said interests. acquire. why the envelope is fat. I’ve been at work A person that’s been through so much, but
you can do it!
found my way out.
Besides the acceptance letter you will also And never lazed
find information on financial aid, orientation A person that sometimes asks himself,
From the: Even though the onus is on the See Siobhan Mills or Brandon
and more to help make a smooth transition. I’ve been at work “Who am I and where am I going?”
Student Advocates’ Desk coordinators to find internship sites, Morris in room 316 or call (718)
Much of the information will require
some students take the initiative to 320-3233 to get more information
prompt decisions and responses, so pay I’m a slave Who I will be in the future, is a hard
Sherree Evans, Cindy Gardner and find their own places to intern. about internships and start building
close attention to any deadlines. working man with a family to take care of;
Karina Pantoja Using her own networking your skills now! Don’t wait…see
Momma died when I was seven yet, that same little boy that I was long
resources, Jolisa Hickman spoke us today!
Here’s a short list of what you’ll need to ago.
with her former supervisor –
take care of before you even start College. Her spirit went up to heaven
• Read carefully what the college sent A father that children look up to.
you They say she won’t be back
• Make a decision about financial aid Still asking myself:
Awards for the Month of March 2010 • Take care of Loan paperwork And now they beat me ’cuz I’m Black
• Send your final grades- Confirm with “Who am I and where am I going?”
your Guidance Counselor that your I write and I read Noel Guerrero
STUDENTS OF THE MONTH TEACHER OF THE MONTH final high school transcript will
Jorel Barnett Aurea Robles Lauren Verdeflor – Science Teacher
be mailed to your college’s Only after master leaves
Lloyd Brutus Alexis Serrano
• Schedule a physical Big words I can read ’em
Trishana Crosse Antonia Valle
• Consider attending pre – orientation
Natasha Cruz STAFF OF THE MONTH • Prepare for placement exams And write my way to freedom
Kevin Cook – School Aide
Jodi Ann Ebanks Grazia Amendola They teach and I learn
Jeffrey Garvey I learn and I learn
’Till the enslavement of Blacks
Will be not a concern