What’s Happening at MAST – Week of August 10

Hello MAST and welcome to What’s Happening at MAST, our weekly update on all things MAST High School. Now let’s get to events and student opportunities for the week of August 10th!

  1. Read all about the NYC DOE Reopening Plan. You can read the plan HERE.
  2. If you want your scholar to have all-remote learning Fall 2020 please fill out THIS FORM BY END OF DAY TODAY. 
  3. Join the upcoming Family and Student Information Sessions where Department of Education leadership will share the latest updates as we plan for the return to schools in Fall 2020.  The event is taking place virtually on August 12th from 6:30pm – 8:30pm and on August 27th from 6:30pm – 8pm. REGISTER HERE FOR A SESSION.
  4. Apple is hosting virtual learning sessions for parents and guardians from July 27th – August 22nd on topics ranging from how to set up an iPad and how to manage parental controls to a review of build-in apps and features. REGISTER HERE.
  5. The UFT is hosting a workshop for parents on August 13th on Social-Emotional Learning for Parents from 5pm- 6pm. REGISTER HERE.
  6. Encourage your scholars to apply to Code Next, a FREE computer science education program run by Google. The program provides Latinx and Black students the skills they need for long and rewarding careers in computer-science related fields. This year the program will be virtual due to Covid-19. Your scholar can apply to the internship by clicking on this link.
  7. The HESC Excelsior Scholarship Application is now available for students enrolling in SUNY or CUNY in the fall. The Excelsior Scholarship, in combination with other student financial aid programs, allows students to attend a SUNY or CUNY college tuition-free. APPLY HERE.
  8. 11th and 12th Graders can join the Future Ready Summer Series to learn how to plan for after high school. Series 3 will take place virtually on August 12th at 3pm. Register HERE
  9. Watch the MAST Summer S.T.E.A.M program video series on YouTube. Click here!
  10. Have your seniors apply for the Coca Cola Scholarship HERE.