BY: Ms. Sardes
This year, MAST High School is collaborating with the Cambria Heights Library. The Cambria Heights Teen Space has many exciting programs throughout the year. Contact the Cambria Heights Library for more information.
Unplugged: Careers behind the Entertainment Industry
Friday, October 12 th , 2018
Teens are invited to attend a panel discussion of 4-5 industry professionals to learn more about careers in the entertainment industry. This panel will introduce students to traditional careers and provide insight in behind-the-scenes careers available for those interested in media and entertainment. Registration is open on the Queens Library page and sign up.
Teen Mental Health Awareness Week
10/9, 10/10, 10/11, 10/12
During this week, students are invited to join in a conversation about teen mental health. Short films, discussions, and strategies to manage mental health issues are part of the program. Information on local resources and professional counseling services will be provided.
Know Your Past: Oral History/Historical Research
10/1, 10/3, 10/17, 10/24
Students will learn how to conduct research in a meaningful way. The research will focus on the history of the Cambria Heights community. The research workshop is in partnership with students from St. John’s University, Dr. Silva’s academic in-service learning course.
Cambria Heights Youth Leadership Council
November 7 th , 2018 – Spring 2019 (weekly)
Teens can join as members of the Cambria Heights Youth Leadership Council (YLC). Teens will work collaboratively to identify a community problem and develop a solution. Teens will assess the community and implement a strategy to the problem. Teens will receive guidance and assistance to implement new solutions to a community issue or problem.
News Literacy Project
12/4, 12/11, 12/18, 1/8, 1/15, 1/22, 1/29, 2/5
Teens can participate in the News Literacy Projects and learn how to recognize quality journalism. Students will utilize the Checkology software to complete lessons and participate in group activities to improve their understanding of quality journalism.
Photo by Cambria Heights Library.