High School Access Family Academy

In addition to teachers and counselors, parents are a pivotal part of a student’s educational progression. To better support the families of our members, BCNY is proud to present the High School Access Family Academy Parent Workshop Series.

UPCOMING WORKSHOPS & MEETINGS

Family Academy Workshop: Types of High School I

Wednesday, July 11 | 5:30 PM
Gerry Clubhouse

For parents of 5th, 6th, and 7th graders.
Members must attend Family Academy Workshops with their parents/guardians.

For more information contact High School Access Director Carmela Rubio: 347.505.4513 or carmela.rubio@bcny.org

 

Family Academy Workshop: Department of Education

Wednesday, July 11 | 6:30 PM
Harriman Clubhouse 2nd Floor Conference Room

For parents of 6th and 7th graders
Lida Roman, a member of the High School Admissions Office of Student Enrollment Team, will speak on how to build a balanced application and find NYC high schools that fit your interests. A High School Admissions Workbook will be distributed to parents to build practical knowledge viewing and working on sample student scenarios to better build a balanced application and identify your chances of getting in.

For more information contact High School Access Director High School Access: Antonio Aponte | (212) 677-1109 or antonio.aponte@bcny.org

 

Family Academy Workshop: High School Applications

Wednesday, July 18 | 5:30 PM
Gerry Clubhouse

For parents of 5th, 6th, and 7th graders.
Members must attend Family Academy Workshops with their parents/guardians.
For more information contact High School Access Director Carmela Rubio: (347) 505-4513 or carmela.rubio@bcny.org

 

Family Academy Workshop: 8th Grade

Wednesday, July 18 | 6:30 PM
Abbe Clubhouse

For more information contact High School Access Director Dionys Jimenez: (347) 287-3621 or dionys.jimenez@bcny.org

 

Family Academy Workshop: Parochial Schools

Wednesday, July 18 | 6:30 PM
Harriman Clubhouse 2nd Floor Conference Room

For parents of 6th and 7th graders

Anthony Chin, Director of Admissions at LaSalle Academy will share and discuss all the aspects around parochial school admissions, testing, scholarships/financial aid and more.

For more information contact High School Access Director High School Access: Antonio Aponte | (212) 677-1109 or antonio.aponte@bcny.org

 

Family Academy Workshop: Types of High School II (specific)

Wednesday, July 25 | 5:30 PM
Gerry Clubhouse

For parents of 5th, 6th, and 7th graders.
Members must attend Family Academy Workshops with their parents/guardians.

For more information contact High School Access Director Carmela Rubio: 347.505.4513 or carmela.rubio@bcny.org

 

Family Academy Workshop: 6th Grade

Wednesday, July 25 | 6:30 PM
Abbe Clubhouse

For more information contact High School Access Director Dionys Jimenez: 347.287.3621 or dionys.jimenez@bcny.org

 

Family Academy Workshop: Independent Boarding Schools

Wednesday, July 25 | 6:30 PM
Harriman Clubhouse 2nd Floor Conference Room

For parents of 6th and 7th graders

Sean Atkins, Director of Admissions at Suffield Academy, & Rohan Arjun Director of Admissions at George School, will discuss independent boarding school admissions, testing, deadlines, financial aid, and student life.

For more information contact High School Access Director High School Access: Antonio Aponte | 212.677.1109 or antonio.aponte@bcny.org

 

Family Academy Workshop: High School Student/Parent Panel Q&A

Wednesday, August 1 | 5:30 PM
Gerry Clubhouse

For parents of 5th, 6th, and 7th graders.
Members must attend Family Academy Workshops with their parents/guardians.

For more information contact High School Access Director Carmela Rubio: 347.505.4513 or carmela.rubio@bcny.org

 

Family Academy Workshop: 5th Grade

Wednesday, August 1 | 6:30 PM
Abbe Clubhouse

For more information contact High School Access Director Dionys Jimenez: 347.287.3621 or dionys.jimenez@bcny.org

 

Family Academy Workshop: Independent Day Schools

Wednesday, August 1 | 6:30 PM
Harriman Clubhouse 2nd Floor Conference Room

For parents of 6th and 7th graders

Adam Choice, Associate Director of Middle School & Upper School Admissions at Packer Collegiate School, will discuss all the aspects around independent day school admissions, testing, deadlines, financial aid, and student life.

For more information contact High School Access Director High School Access: Antonio Aponte | 212.677.1109 or antonio.aponte@bcny.org

 

Family Academy Workshop: Family Advocacy

Wednesday, August 8 | 5:30 PM
Harriman Clubhouse

For parents of 5th, 6th, and 7th graders at all three clubhouses.

Damaris Mercado, Parent Leadership Team Member at the High School of Science Math & Engineering, City-As-School, and Frank McCourt School will discuss and share lessons learned in family advocacy based on personal and professional experience.

Learn from other BCNY parents as they share their own NYC High School Admissions stories about the parent/guardian’s role in a child’s admission process.

Members must attend Family Academy Workshops with their parents/guardians.

For more information contact your High School Access Director.

 

2018 EXAM DATES

**Please note that all exams require advanced registration

SHSAT Exam | Needed for Specialized High School Admissions
Dates TBA

TACHS Exam | Registration Opens: August 20, 2018

SSAT Exam | Needed for boarding/independent/private school admissions
Dates TBA
 

Summer 2018 Harriman Clubhouse Tutoring & Test Prep

SSAT TEST PREP
Tuesdays & Thursdays | 5:30-7:30PM
Focus: Independent School Placement Entrance Exam Prep

SAT PREP
Mondays & Wednesdays | 5:30-8:30PM
Focus: College Board Entrance Exam

SHSAT PREP
Mondays & Thursdays | 5:30-7:30PM
Focus: Specialized High School Entrance Exam Prep

TACHS TEST PREP
Mondays & Wednesdays | 5:30-7:30PM (Beginning in September)
Focus: Parochial School Admissions Exam

ESSAY WRITING
Mondays & Wednesdays | 5:30-7:30PM (Beginning in August)
Focus: Essay writing prep for High School & College Applications

HIGH SCHOOL PREP
Thursdays| 5:30-7:30PM
Focus: Prepare current HSA members to begin high school in the fall

HSA PARENT WORKSHOPS | Family Academy
Wednesdays | 6:30 – 8:00PM
Learn how to navigate the NYC high school application process.
Dates available online: www.bcny.org/events