This week we would love to highlight King David Chance (12th). This young man is very resilient and continues to shine! He recently shared that he received his first college acceptance letter to Hoftra University. We are very proud of you!
Janiya Lewis (12th)- We would like to acknowledge Janiya who received an acceptance letter to SUNY Adirondack! Congratulations! Wondeful news!
Theresa Luna (12th)- Let's congratulate Theresa who received a scholarship from Mount Saint Mary College! This is amazing news!
Keilyn Cruceta (12th)- Keilyn has been accepted to Lehman College for the Fall Semester 2021! This is such amazing news! We are so proud of you and know you will do great!
Seniors, you are killing it! Keep up the great work!
Here are some of our Student Spotlight Rockstars of the week:
Keith Neverson (12th): Mr. Neverson remains active and present for our class meets. His contributions to class discussions invite his peers to participte. Submits quality work. Consistent! -Mr. Johnson
Aaliyah Simon (11th): Ms. Simon always seeks clarification to enhance her understanding. She actively participates, usually first and last student in class. Aaliyah is super inquisitive when it comes to United States history. Keep questioning and seeking understanding! Find the answers! - Mr. Johnson
Janiyah Stroman: (9th) Ms. Stroman, in such a short period of time, is now actively sharing her thoughts and her perspectives with her peers in our Global 9 course. I am inspired by the adjustments she made to make sure her voice was heard at every class meet. WE HEAR YOU!
- Mr. Johnson
Erica Eduasare is truly our Senior killing the game and deserves a shout out all to herself! Erica has been accepted to THREE colleges so far! She has been so active with her college process and it shows! On behalf of BLA, we are SO proud of you! Keep up the great work!
This week we highlight and congratulate Erica Aduasare. She has been going above and beyond with submitting College Applications and applying for Scholarships. We are so proud of you! Congratulations on your most recent Acceptance Letter and Scholarship Award! We cannot wait to follow your success!
The following students had an amazing opportunity to partner with an organization called SuitUp. SuitUp allows high school students to work with large corporate brands and assist these brands with creating a new product. In the past we teamed up with Nike, Adidas, and even Apple.
This year, our students had the opportunity to work with FORBES in order to create an issue catered to Generation Z!
Students were AMAZING! They worked in teams, but there was only ONE Winner. The CEO himself, Mike Federle assisted a panel of judges in picking the winner! It was such an amazing experience!
Please help me in giving ALL participants a round of applause! And of course, let's shout out our amazing winners!!!!
Group 1: Neriana Rosario, Melvin Vargara, Ashanti Abeberese, Keysha Rivera, Theresa Luna, Michael Ogarro
Group 2: Juana Rivera, Denise Prince, Jerco Ramirez, Alexa Reynoso, Alison Hernandez, Grace Aduasare,
Group 3: WINNING TEAM: Michell Opoku, Blessing Amonooo, Erica Aduasare, Abigail Adikah, Amina Mohammed
I am so proud of all of you!!!
Ms. Humphrey (CSD- Partnership with Children)
Cheers to these shining stars!
King David Chance (12th): He is laser focused on meeting the challenges and demands of senior year, including the college application process. King David works hard and actually takes advantages of the resources offered to him. - Ms. Lawrence
Keysha Rivera (12th): She is inquisitive, respectful and absolutely a delight to work with as she knows what she wants but won't stop until she finds the answers to her questions. -Ms. Lawrence
Let's shout out these shining stars!
Jayleen Rivera (10th)- She has had perfect attendance so far this year and is always helping others in class. -Mr. Buckingham
John Rosario (12th): John greets every community member with the smile you can feel through a google meet. He works hard and never fails to take the lead in initiating thoughtful conversations.
- Ms. Lawrence
Blessing Amonoo (12th): Blessing is an academic Rockstar! She works hard inside of the classroom but never fails to identify opportunities and resources outside of the school. -Ms. Lawrence
Here are our Student Spolight Rockstars for week of 10/05/2020. Keep up the great work!
Keysha Rivera: She is communicative, eager and engaged in the college process. She makes my role as College Advisor a dream because of her diligence. I am so proud of her work. - Ms. Lawrence
Erica Aduasare: Erica is at each and every college presentation, takes the initiative to do research and submits scholarship after scholarship after scholarship! I won't be surprised if she attends college for FREE. I am super proud of Erica. - Ms. Lawrence
Happy First (In Person) Day of School Year 2020-2021!
Let's start this week off by shining light on 5 students who truly shined in this new world of Virtual Learning!
Moving forward, look out for an email so we can post your pictures as well!
Shout out to both Marielis Soto (9th) and Carlos Lopez (9th)! Thank you for being fully present and supportive of the process during orientation. You were lively and fun! I believe you both paved the comfort road for the rest of your peers. - Dr. Valcin
Angel Grant (9th)- It was only the first 2 days of school and we had to give you a shout out for being fully engaged and completing the first assignment right away! Great Job! - Mr. Harold
Gabriela Hernandez (12th)- Since school opened, Gabriela has maintained constant communication with her guidance counselor regarding academics and college admissions process. - Ms. Lawrence
Neriana Rosario (12th): Neriana is laser focused on making her transition to college successful. She is submitting scholarship applications (ALREADY) and is at each cohort meeting. She is a pleasure to work with. - Ms. Lawrence
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