Daily Announcements

How informed are you about our new cell phone and electronics policy?

Beginning March 2, 2015, NYC Public School students are allowed to bring cell phones and other electronic devices to school. Click to read the details of Clara Barton's policy.

Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) - APPLY NOW

The NYC Department of Youth & Community Development (DYCD) is now accepting applications for the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP).
SYEP provides youth between the ages of 14-24 with paid summer employment and job readiness training for up to 6 weeks in July and August.  The deadline to submit applications is April 10, 2015.
Programs are located in community-based organizations across the five boroughs and participants are selected by lottery.  DYCD also offers specialized programming for disabled, foster care, runaway/homeless and court-involved youth.
Youth can apply for the program online or at a community-based organization during the application period. 
Additional information about SYEP, including applications and flyers, can be found on DYCD's website at www.nyc.gov/dycd

June 2015 Regents Schedule

It's never too early to get ready...click here to access the June 2015 Regents schedule.

Latest Edition | Clara Barton College and Career Handbook 

The Clara Barton High School College Guide has been designed is a great resource for all CBHS scholars, especially our Juniors, Seniors, and their families. It provides information and guidance about the responsibilities to be carried by you in the months ahead. CBHS graduates are completing college degrees and pursuing challenging and high-paid careers in record numbers. Start your journey to higher education by clicking here.

Teen Nights at the Brooklyn Museum

Clara Barton students and teen museum planners, Sheneeza Alli and Aanya Myrie-Silburn, invite all Clara Barton students to the Brooklyn Museum for a night of special exhibitions - art, art making, music, dance, drama, raffles and refreshments. Teen night is FREE for all teens - just show up from 4:30 to 7:00 pm on the following dates: February 13, March 13, April 24 and  May 15, 2015.

Summer Opportunities

Summer Debate Camp

Debate!  Fun!  Trophies!  Tournaments!  Prizes!  Raffles!  Special Events!  Games!  Ice Cream Parties! Politics and current events!… There’s hundreds of reasons to participate in debate camp.  If you like arguing, then you will find a home at debate camp!  If you want to learn public speaking skills, then there is no better place to learn than Debate Camp!  If you want to get ready for college, you will not find a more rigorous summer experience!

Summer Leadership Academy at Mercy College

During the weeklong Business Leadership Academy with activities at both their Westchester campus on the Hudson River and midtown Manhattan campus, students learn leadership lessons from faculty and leaders from top companies while participating in active learning and team-building opportunities.

Current juniors (rising seniors) are eligible to apply. While Mercy generally looks for GPAs above 90%, they value demonstrated leadership and public speaking skills even more highly. Click for more information and application.

Attention Seniors!

December 2014 CBHS College and Career Newsletter for Seniors

Click to download the December issue containing important links and deadlines through April 1, 2015.

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.

Scholarship Opportunities & News

ABENY Scholarships

April 30, 2015 is the deadline for the submission of applications for ABENY scholarships. All graduating high school seniors in the public schools are eligible to apply.  In addition to six $1,000 scholarships, ABENY will be offering a $4,000 Elaine A. Davis Scholarship. Click for more information.

Link to Top 2015 Scholarships and Financial Aid

For Students, Parents, and Teachers, to search hundreds of  2015 scholarships, visit: www.ScholarshipsOnline.org. Features the latest scholarships, education grants, and financial aid opportunities.

NYS STEM Incentive Program

The NYS STEM Incentive Program provides a full SUNY or CUNY tuition scholarship for the top 10 percent of students in each New York State high school if they pursue a STEM degree in an associates or bachelor degree program and agree to work in a STEM field in New York State for 5 years after graduation. Application deadline is August 15, 2015; click for application and eligibility information.

NYC Cultural Opportunities

NYC Arts Programs for Teens and Youth

Click here to access a comprehensive list of arts programs available to teens in venues throughout the city. Many programs are free or low cost.

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

Monday, March 30
Inquiry/CPT Meetings
1:20 AM - 2:50 AM
Faculty Meeting
1:20 PM - 3:30 PM
Friday, April 3
Spring Recess
School Closed
Monday, April 6
Spring Recess
School Closed
Tuesday, April 7
Spring Recess
School Closed
Wednesday, April 8
Spring Recess
School Closed
Thursday, April 9
Spring Recess
School Closed
Friday, April 10
Spring Recess
School Closed
Monday, April 13
Inquiry/CPT Meetings
1:20 AM - 2:50 AM
Department Meetings
2:50 PM - 3:30 AM
Tuesday, April 14
School Leadership Team Meeting
4:45 PM - 6:45 PM
Room 231
PTA Meeting
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Thursday, April 16
Marking Period 3 Ends
Sunday, April 19
National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) College Fair
Sunday, April 19, 2015, 11:00am-4:00pm
Location: Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, 655 West 34th Street, New York, NY
Monday, April 20
Progress Report Comment Due
by 9:00 AM
Inquiry/CPT Meetings
1:20 AM - 2:50 AM


Today, 3/30/2015
High: 54 Low: 35
Slight chance snow showers
25% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 3/31/2015
High: 43 Low: 34
Partly cloudy
2% chance of precipitation.