Apple iPhone App “YABC NEWS” Hits App Store April 2010

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                                                                                                                                                                             WHAT’S INSIDE?
                                  SUNDAY            MONDAY               TUESDAY              WEDNESDAY              THURSDAY                 FRIDAY              SATURDAY   “YABC NEWS”
                                                                                                                                                                             iPHONE APP
                                                                                                                                                                             Cell phone application
                                                                                                                1 – NO SCHOOL          2 – NO SCHOOL         3
         YABC PROGRAM                                                                                                                                                        hits the app store…
  750 BAYCHESTER AVE.                                                                                               SPRING RECESS           SPRING RECESS                    Page 1
         BRONX, NY 10475
                             4                 5 – NO SCHOOL       6 – NO SCHOOL          7                     8                      9 – NO I.S. CLASSES   10
    718.904.5473 (YABC)
                                                                                          TOWN HALL MEETING      LTW INTERN CLASS                                            The year is almost
     718.320.3233 (ESS)                          SPRING RECESS          SPRING RECESS         – 1ST PERIOD           AT 3PM IN          STAFF MEETING AT                     over…
                                                                                          STUDENT ADVOCATE-          ROOM 320          3:30PM IN ROOM 321                           CREDIT RECOVERY     CREDIT RECOVERY       LED GROUP AT 3PM IN
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                                                   10AM – 2PM          10AM – 2PM              ROOM 320

  ASST. PRINCIPAL: 318       11                12                  13                     14                    15                     16                    17
                                                                                                                                                                             LTW INTERNSHIPS
                                                 MATH TUTORING                                                    COPIES OF MID-                                             Are you self-motivated?
                ESS: 325
                                                   AT 3PM IN       COLLEGE WORKSHOP       STUDENT ADVOCATE-      TERMS DUE TO AP             I.S. CLASSES                    Page 2
          GUIDANCE: 316                            ROOM 321         AT 3PM IN ROOM 320    LED GROUP AT 3PM IN   LTW INTERN CLASS               CONTINUE
                                                  FAMILY DAY         MATH TUTORING             ROOM 320         AT 3PM IN ROOM 320

                                                                                                                                                                             You’ve been accepted!

                             18                19                  20                          MID-
                                                                                          21 – MID-TERMS             MID-
                                                                                                                22 – MID-TERMS         23                    24
                                                                                                                                                                             Now what?
                                                 MATH TUTORING     COLLEGE WORKSHOP       STUDENT ADVOCATE-      LTW INTERN CLASS             END OF 2ND -                   Page 3
                                                   AT 3PM IN
                                                   ROOM 321
                                                                    AT 3PM IN ROOM 320
                                                                     MATH TUTORING
                                                                                          LED GROUP AT 3PM IN
                                                                                               ROOM 320
                                                                                                                     AT 3PM IN
                                                                                                                     ROOM 320
                                                                                                                                           MARKING PERIOD
                                                                                                                                             I.S. CLASSES
                                                                                                                                                                             Spring cleaning…it’s not
                             25                26                  27                     28                    29                    30                                     just for your home.
                                                                    GRADES DUE TO AP      STUDENT ADVOCATE-       REPORT CARDS
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                                                 MATH TUTORING         BEFORE 10AM        LED GROUP AT 3PM IN      MAILED HOME              I.S. CLASSES
                                                   AT 3PM IN       COLLEGE WORKSHOP            ROOM 320          LTW INTERN CLASS             CONTINUE
                                                   ROOM 321         AT 3PM IN ROOM 320        HEALTH FAIR            AT 3PM IN

                             April 2010                              MATH TUTORING                                   ROOM 320
                                                                                                                   COLLEGE FAIR                                                                                                   YOUR MONTHLY GUIDE TO TRUMAN YABC NEWS, INFORMATION AND EVENTS.

                                       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
                           Romero, Renee – Attendance Teacher

                                                                                                                                                                                      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?
         graduating soon.
                                                                                                                                                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
                                                                                                                                                   admissions office
                                                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
                                                Jerlisa Davidson
                                                                                                              Kevin Cook – School Aide
                                                Jodi Ann Ebanks                                                                          Grazia Amendola                                           They teach and I learn
                                                Jovia Fairclough
                                                Jeffrey Garvey                                                                                                                                        I learn and I learn
                                                Jeffrey Hernandez
                                                                                                                                                                                              ’Till the enslavement of Blacks
                                                Aliya Jefferson
                                                Bianca Laidlaw
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Will be not a concern
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Marlon Fogo

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Description: App store that application store, the store is usually understood as the application. App Store is an Apple iPhone and iPod Touch as well as the iPad created service that allows users to browse and download from the iTunes Store for iPhone SDK development of a number of applications. Users can buy or free trial, so that the application is downloaded directly to iPhone or iPod touch. Which includes: games, calendar, translation programs, library, and many useful software.