The Petrides SchoolEducational Excellence for the 21stCentury
715 Ocean Terrace Staten Island, New York 10301
Mr. Anthony Tabbitas, High School Assistant Principal
(718) 815 - 0186
Important Information for Remote Learners
If you are a 100% remote student you will be assigned to Cohort D.
All remote students can access their program on Pupilpath and are not expected to be on the Petrides campus
Teachers will also be creating and adding students to their Google Class roster during the week of September 7.
The Google invites will be sent to them directly through their Petrides email account.
To request a remote learning device from the NYC Dept of Education
Important Information for Blended Learners
Blended Learners recevied their Cohort assignment the week on August 24th
Students are either in Cohort A or Cohort B. Students are expected to report to school during their in school learning days ONLY.
PETRIDES SCHOOL PROGRAMMING MODEL
Group D (Remote Only Learning Students)
- Students in Cohort A will attend school every Monday and Tuesday, and alternating Wednesdays.
Students in Cohort B will attend school every Thursday and Friday, and alternating Wednesdays.
METRO CARDS WILL BE DISTRIBUTED TO OUR REMOTE LEARNERS
DURING THE FIRST WEEK OF SCHOOL
Program Inquries and Request for Program Changes
All program inquiries and request for class changes will take place during the week of September 14.
Update for Families: Reopening of Schools (July 13, 2020)
The Petrides School
PRINCIPAL’S MESSAGE: Update for Families: Reopening of Schools
July 13, 2020Dear Petrides Families,Please disregard if your child has graduated or is moving on. We appreciate your patience as it will take us some time to update our email distribution list.As you may be aware, the Department of Education has started planning for the re-opening of schools in September. Please see attached letter (an update from Chancellor Carranza) which provides details on the expected blended learning model, which will allow students some days of in-person learning, and continued remote learning on other days.To help us best plan for our learning community, we would appreciate if you would take a few minutes to complete the brief survey at the link below:We will continue to be in touch throughout the summer to provide updates on our specific school plan, so that you can prepare for your the needs of your family.Sincerely,Joanne BuckheitPrincipal
Welcome Class of 2024
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For more information about our electives
For more information about our Advanced Placement Courses
All High School Classes can be accessed remotely using Google classroom
All High School teachers can be reached using Pupilpath
From the College Office
If you have questions regarding Naviance codesand setting up accounts for the College application
Plesae email Ms. Dennison at CDennis@schools.nyc.gov
Additional information can be found on the Common App website
High School Newsletter
Septembers newsletter is currently being edited
Attention: Parents of Seniors
All seniors were given a booklet entitled, “How to Apply to College.” Material from this wonderful resources can be found Here.
You should NOW be applying for financial aid by submitting your FAFSA: FAFSA.com
You will need your 2018 tax information. You must also apply for TAP (Tuition Assistance Program). There is a TAP link at the bottom of FAFSA. FAFSA is necessary for SEEK financial aid with CUNY, EOP with SUNY, and Excelsior with NY State.
In order to receive fee waivers for college applications your child must be on the federal lunch list. To apply visit My SchoolApps
Student’s must send their SAT scores to the colleges through their College Board account.
Please email Ms. Dennison, CDennis@schools.nyc.gov if you have any questions.
Community Service and Civil Service Oppotunities links
Activities, Clubs and Teams
Petrides has a number of clubs, teams and activities available to our students. We are hoping that all of our students get involved during your high school career in one or more of these wonderful clubs, teams or activities. Getting involved in a club, activity or team will not only give you the opportunity to purse your interests but also to make friends and have fun. It is proven that students who are involved in extracurricular activities have higher grades, less discipline problems and are more likely to get into the college of their choice.
Click the link to see all all of our Activities, Clubs & Teams
If you do not see the club, activity or team that you are interested in on the chart below you are welcome to start the club. Please see me anytime for information about any of the clubs, teams or activities or about starting a new club. Go Panthers!!!
National Honor Society
School Tutoring Service
All grades in all subject areas
Day Time Location Monday 1:30 - 2:20 B57 Tuesday 1:30 - 2:20
Wednesday 1:30 - 2:30
Thursday 1:30 - 2:30
Registrants will be matched to NHS tutors according to subject area and availability
See Ms. Salem for additional day & times
High School Student Support Center
Students in need of additional academic support can visit our Student Support Center. During lunch or a free period students can visit B130 to utilize a computer for school work or seek assistance from one of our available teachers. This is a wonderful opportunity for students who seek additional help in any of their subjects.
Free - Online Tutoring
with Khan AcademyPetrides Sports
All of our teams are looking for participants. If your child is interested in joining a team, have them speak to the coach. All sports require a medical and parental consent as well as a tryout.
All teams follow the PSAL Student-Athlete Eligibility Rules and Regulations. For more information visit PSAL RULES OF ELIGIBILITY
Students should contact Mr Duffy, MDuffy4@schools.nyc.gov our Athletic Director for more details.
PUPIL PATHParents should contact Mr. Doctor for Pupil Path information. firstname.lastname@example.org
Parents of HS Seniors planning on attending a CUNY
Students planning on planning on attending a CUNY in September and are not considered college ready must improve their Regents scores or pass a CUNY ACCUPLACER.
WHAT ARE CUNY’S COLLEGE READINESS REQUIREMENTS?
Students can demonstrate that they meet the University’s college readiness requirements based on their SAT, ACT, or NY State Regents test scores:
Reading And Writing
Students may meet the college readiness requirement in reading and writing by documenting any one of the following:
- SAT I Verbal score of 480 or higher or SAT Critical Reading score of 480 or higher or SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing (EBRW) section score of 480 or higher
- ACT English score of 20 or higher
- NY State English Regents score of 75 or higherStudents may meet the college readiness requirement in mathematics by documenting any one of the following:
- SAT Math score of 500 or higher
- SAT Math Section (exam date March 2016 and thereafter), score of 530 or higher
- ACT Math score of 21 or higher
- NY State Regents:
- Common Core Regents: Score of 70 or higher in Algebra I or a score of 70 or higher in Geometry or a score of 65 or higher in Algebra 2.
- Score of 80 or higher in Integrated Algebra or Geometry or Algebra 2/Trigonometry AND successful completion of the Algebra 2/Trigonometry or higher-level course.
- Score of 75 or higher in one of the following:
- Math A or Math B
- Sequential II or Sequential III If you have any questions regarding your child high school transcript or if they are considered college ready, please contact Ms. Dennison, Ms. Troost or Mr. Tabbitas at 718-815-0186.
- For more information, check out the following websites