End of Marking Period Two

The end of the second marking period is this Friday, December 3.  Please make sure that your child is in constant communication with his/her teacher about grades.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the school!

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Replacement Planners

Replacement planners are for sale with Ms. Levy and Mr. Shelby for $5.00.  Each student must have a planner so they can keep track of assignments, latenesses, and bathroom passes.  Get them while they last!

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SLJ Election Night

The 9th grade Government class would like to invite you to SLJ’s Fifth Annual Election Night on Monday, November 1!  This is a night for you to decide which campaign has a more compelling argument.  Students will attempt to persuade you to vote for either Andrew Cuomo or Carl Paladino for New York’s next Governor.  There will be speeches made in support of these candidates, in addition to booths outling the candidate’s positions on certain issues.  After hearing the speeches, visiting the booths, speaking with representatives, and reading the pamphlets, you will be able to cast your own ballot to support the best run campaign.

This event will be held in the cafeteria from 6:00pm to 7:00pm.

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Open School Night/Afternoon

The fall open school events will take place on Thursday, October 28 from 6:00pm-8:30pm and Friday, October 29 from 1:00pm-3:00pm at the school.  This is an opportunity for you to meet with your child’s teachers to discuss their academic progress, in addition to their overall transition into high school.

We hope to see you there!

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Fall Community Day

All 9th grade students will be going to Prospect Park on Wednesday, October 13 for our annual Fall Community Day.  Students will be dressing in their advisory colors, so they will not have to follow the dress code for the day.  Once there, advisories will compete against each other in a variety of competitions.  Students should report to SLJ at the normal time.  We will dismiss students from Prospect Park at 2:00pm, the regular Wednesday dismissal time.

As always, if you have any further questions, feel free to contact your child’s advisor, or the school at 718-858-1160.

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Futures and Options Internship Program!

Are you interested in getting job-ready?  Do you have your heart set on an internship during your high school career?

Futures and Options Pre-Internship Program will get you job-ready and internship ready, and looks great on a resume (which they will help you write!)

Applications due to Ms. Kehoe by Wednesday, Oct 13 at 9am.

http://sites.google.com/a/sljhs.org/enrichment/home/fall-programs

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YMA/YWA Camping Trip

Attention all 9th graders!  The Young Men’s and Young Women’s Association will be going camping on Friday, October 15-Saturday, October 16 at the Great Hollow campgrounds in Southeastern CT.  If you are interested in going, please see Ms. Donahue (YWA) or Mr. Shelby (YMA) for an application.  All applications are due on Friday, October 1.

GREAT HOLLOW APPLICATION

GREAT HOLLOW HIGH ROPES FORM

GREAT HOLLOW MEDICAL FORM

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Dues are Due!

Please turn in  your 9th grade dues to your advisor as soon as possible!  Cash or check made payable to “Urban Assembly School for Law and Justice” for $28 is appreciated!

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us!

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SLJ in the News!

Congratulations are in order for Brianna Hendrickson who won the 2010 LG Texting Championship!  She competed with over 500,000 participants to take first place in the grand finale held in NYC on Tuesday, September 21.

To read more, check the Daily News website out!

http://www.nydailynews.com/ny_local/brooklyn/2010/09/22/2010-09-22_bklyn_teen_thumbsdown_champ_in_50g_txting_battle.html

Congratulations!!!

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After School Learning Academy Fair

The After School Learning Academy (ASLA) Fair is Tuesday, September 28 during advisory time.  This is time to sign up for all after school and fall enrichment activities.  Also, you will find an email from Ms. Kehoe in your SLJ email account about all enrichment opportunities.

Make sure you check out the enrichment website for more opportunities:  http://sites.google.com/a/sljhs.org/enrichment/

See you there!

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