OPEN ENROLLMENT: A FEW SPOTS AVAILABLE IN GRADES K-2
YOU CAN NOW APPLY FOR THE 2016-2017 SCHOOL YEAR
Applications are due April 1st, 2016. Applicants will be selected by lottery on April 6th, 2016.
Please go to the Admissions page to find the application form and book a tour of the school.
FEBRUARY IS BLACK HISTORY MONTH
QUOTES FROM FAMOUS AFRICAN-AMERICANS MEN AND WOMEN
"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men." - Frederick Douglass
"The time is always right to do what is right." - The Reverend Dr Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Struggle is a never ending process. Freedom is never really won, you earn it and win it in every generation." - Coretta Scott King
“I had no idea that history was being made. I was just tired of giving up.” - Rosa Parks
"Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world." - Harriet Tubman
"Give light and people will find the way. " - Ella Baker
"Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed." - Booker T. Washington
"All great achievements require time." - Maya Angelou
“Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.” - U.S. President Barack Obama
"You're either part of the solution or part of the problem." - (Leroy) Eldridge Cleaver
"The question is not whether we can afford to invest in every child; it is whether we can afford not to." - Marian Wright Edelman
"I know where I'm going and I know the truth and I don't have to be what you want me to be. I'm free to be what I want." - Muhammad Ali
"I can accept failure. Everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying." - Michael Jordan
IN THE NEWS
What you need to know about the Zika Virus
National Dialogue Quartet in Tunisia winner of the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize (see article in the NY Times on this occasion)
- NYFACS is proud to be sponsored by the Government of Tunisia
- Bilingual Education Fair of New York 2015
NYFACS IN PHOTOS
FREE AFTER-SCHOOL READING PROGRAM FOR GRADES 1 AND 2 STUDENTS
Kids! Build reading skills at 115th The New York
Public Library’s new Free after-school
reading program. Starting February 2ND.
See details on this flyer
NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN'S FILM FESTIVAL
February 26 - March 20, 2016
NYFACS has partnered with NYICFF for several years now, and for each ticket bought under NYFACS, our school receives up to 30% of the profit.
To buy your tickets for the coming Festival, click here
Parent participation is critical to the helpfulness and success of the Blackboard Awards. Since its inception in 2002, thousands of city parents have nominated their schools, principals, and teachers.
Nominate Your School Here.
Nominate Your Principal Here.
Nominate A Teacher Here.
Nominate Your Guidance Counselor Here.