Daily Announcements

From the Guidance Office...

The Posse Foundation Scholarship is a 4-year tuition free scholarship to the colleges listed here. Note that it is only tuition free  - room and board are not included, but most financial aid  packages cover the room and board. Please review the list of colleges that participate in the program for New York. It will indicate New York Posse. We can nominate 10 students from Clara Barton. The students that they are searching for have the following criteria: leadership(!!!!), strong academic achievement and an extensive resume of activities. See Ms. Finn if you are interested in applying. Visit the college websites to become familiar with their programs.

Attention artists... the 2014 Shirley A. Chisholm Scholarship Art Contest, designed to provide two graduating seniors with $500 towards their college education expenses, is now open. Click for details. Deadline: May 2, 2014.

See Ms. Finn about the Freedom of Expression essay contest. Deadline is May 14 and this year's topic is "The major Civil Rights issue of my generation is..." You can also click here from more information.

College writing is different from high school writing. This summer, The Cooper Union is offering a unique opportunity to get a head start on one of the most important aspects of your college career: writing and thinking at the college level. Click for details. This program is not free.

The deadline for the May 3, 2014 SAT Exam is April 4, 2014. Fee waivers are available - see your counselor and bring proof of income. If you are an active member of a TRIO program (Upward Bound,Talent Search) you are eligible.

Attention college applicants - don't forget to check with Ms. Finn in Room 205 regarding scholarships that can help you pay the way. Applications from John Wesley United Methodist Church, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, the Catholic Teachers Association, and more.

Essay Contests - see Ms. Finn about “Life After Graduation”  or  “The Gift God Gave to Me I’m Giving It Back”  contests. Deadline: April 15, 2014.

Summer Youth applications available now - deadline April 25, 2014

Applications for SYEP 2014 are now available. Information and downloadable paper applications can be found at www.nyc.gov/dycd, or you can apply online here: https://application.nycsyep.com/.

Saturday School Rules... it does ;)

  • Scanning starts at 8:30 AM and closes at 9:30 AM -  no exceptions!
  • If you are going to be late, stay home because you will not be allowed in.
  • Cell phones and other electronic devices are not permitted.
  • Please have program cards and IDs

College and Beyond

NYC College Line Launched to Support New York City Students

Through the GraduateNYC! partnership, the NYCDOE and CUNY recently launched NYC College Line, a new web resource to provide city-specific information on the college process. This free, online community—available at NYCCollegeLine.org—will allow students and families to get rapid responses to all of your NYC-college-related questions, from finding local programs, to admissions and application procedures, to tips on completing college successfully.


The Title 1 Parent Advisory Council (PAC) cordially invites you to their annual My Life My Health Nutritional Health Fair which will be held Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 9:00 AM until 3:00 PM in the Student Cafeteria. Click for more information..

New listing highlights 100+ free summer and after-school programs

Insideschools.org just launched a new listing of free and low-cost summer and after-school programs to help families take advantage of the many extracurricular opportunities offered in the city.  The listing highlights more than 100 free and low-cost programs, including 11 in math, 41 in science, 21 in art, 21 in the humanities, and 23 in academic prep.  Click for more...

News for Students with Disabilities

Higher Education and Career Information

It's never too early to start thinking about college and career! We Connect Now is a website/blog created to serve college students with disabilities. It was developed in an effort to connect and integrate college students with disabilities as a virtual community with a voice on important issues. Visit the site to find resources, links, blogs, latest news and more.

APPLY NOW | Internship Opportunities

A message from the Sadie Nash Leadership Project...
Sadie Nash is excited to release Summer Institute 2014 applications!
The Sadie Nash Leadership Project promotes leadership, service, and activism among youth. Our unique programs provide a dynamic and intensive learning experience that centers on the achievements of women, the use of role models, service-based learning and independent social justice projects... Read more...

News for Clara Barton Staff

Paid summer seminars at the Cullman Center Institute

This summer, the Cullman Center Institute for Teachers at the New York Public Library is offering three, FREE week-long seminars for full-time teachers in New York.

The summer seminars program at the Cullman Center Institute for Teachers offers teachers an opportunity to enrich their understanding of history, literature, creative writing, and research in one of the world’s great libraries. These week-long seminars are led by current Fellows of the Cullman Center.


NYC Cultural Opportunities

Interested in $5 theater, music, art or dance tickets?

High 5 Tickets to the Arts gives teens exclusive access to New York City’s thriving arts scene for just $5! Through the generosity of over 300 arts organizations in NYC, High 5 offers $5 tickets to events ranging from dance to music to theater and the visual arts—they've got a taste of everything for everyone!
But High 5’s got more than just $5 tickets. The Teen Reviewers and Critics (TRaC) program and Freelance Writing Corps offer teens the chance to explore NYC’s culturescape, write about their experiences and publish their work on The High 5 Review, an interactive media hub fueled by teen arts coverage. Visit their website for latest information.

Sports News at Clara Barton!

Support our varsity teams!

Get the latest information on our varsity sports @ PSAL.

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From the Site Administrator

If you are a Clara Barton student who is interested in writing an article for our new website, please visit Ms. Brody in Room 136 or click the Contact link above to send email.

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Upcoming Events

Mon, Apr 14 - Tue, Apr 22
Spring Recess
Thursday, April 17
PTA Executive Board Meeting
Wednesday, April 23
Make Your Mark Meeting
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
Literary journal club
Room 136
Thursday, April 24
School Safety Meeting
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Wednesday, April 30
Make Your Mark Meeting
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
Literary journal club
Room 136
Saturday, May 3
SAT Exam
Wednesday, May 7
Make Your Mark Meeting
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
Literary journal club
Room 136
Tuesday, May 13
SLT Meeting
4:45 PM - 6:45 PM
PTA Meeting
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: School Auditorium
Wednesday, May 14
Make Your Mark Meeting
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
Literary journal club
Room 136
Thursday, May 15
PTA Executive Board Meeting
Monday, May 26
Memorial Day
School closed
Thursday, June 5
Chancellor’s Conference Day for staff development
Students will not be in attendance
Saturday, June 7
SAT Exam
Tuesday, June 10
SLT Meeting
4:45 PM - 6:45 PM
PTA Meeting
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: School Auditorium


Today, 4/16/2014
High: 48 Low: 36
1% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 4/17/2014
High: 51 Low: 37
Mostly sunny
2% chance of precipitation.