Weekly Reminder

Written by Shelley Lander on 03-12-2002

March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb, but this winter�s weather seems to have been represented by the whole zoo! We can add to our calendar March 8, International Women�s Day, March 12, Girl Scout Day, March 14, Albert Einstein�s birthday and of course, for the Irish in all of us, St. Patrick�s Day on March 17, 2002.


Channel Thirteen Outreach � March 2002 program highlights:

Wednesday, March 13, 8:00pm-11:pm �A Wall Through Harlem with David Hartman and Historian Barry Lewis.�

Thursday, March 19, 10:00pm-11:00pm �POV: My American Girls, A Dominican Story.�

Wednesday, March 20, 8:00-11:00pm �Live from the Lincoln Center, New York City Opera � the Gershwins: Porgy and Bess.�

Sunday, March 24, 7:00pm-8:00pm �Daring to Resist� � Fighting Nazi genocide.

Wednesday, March 27, 9:00pm-10:30pm �Misunderstood Minds.�

CSAC Meeting � Thursday, March 19, � 8:00am-5:30pm, Room 210, 110 Livingston Street, Remind students to bring their completed quilt memorial patches.

ASAC Meeting � March 13, � 3:30pm-5:30pm � 45-18 Court Square, LIC, NY 11101.

ESR Staff Development � 45-18 Court Square, LIC, NY 11101: BRING LUNCH

Monday, March 18, � 12:00pm-3:30pm � Bronx, Brooklyn and Staten Island

Wednesday, March 20, - 12:00pm-3:30pm� Manhattan and Queens

COSA Career Fair � Friday, March 15, 2002 � 12:30pm-3:00pm � 45-18 Court Square, LIC, NY 11101. RSVP Ardell J. Long - Fax (718) 752-7477.

WNET Teen Leadership Day Conference � March 22, 2002, 8:00am-3:30pm at the Cooper Union � Contact Lillian Varela, Fax (212) 560-6948.

New York Urban League�s Whitney M. Young, Jr. Scholarship � deadline April 12, 2002 Contact the Urban League at (718) 756-3032 or John Humins, Office of Post Secondary Planning at (718) 935-3980.

�Teen to Teen� � HIV/AIDS/STD Peer Education Conference � Friday, May 10, 2002 held at Montefiore Medical Center, East of Gun Hill Road in the Bronx from 8:30am-3:00pm. Contact the Bronx Youth Creative Compassion c/o Tom Porton � Monroe Campus Schools � Fax (718) 860-8194.

Continental Airlines � American Express NYC � Millennium Scholarship Program 2002 � deadline � Friday, March 22, 2002. Fifty, one-year non-renewable scholarships of $2,000 dollars each. Contact John Humins at (917) 935-3980. Schools involved: Concord, and Urban Peace Academy

7th Annual RCCP Citywide Institute � Conflict Resolution: Building Dialogue & Community in Challenging Times � Saturday / Sunday, April 20-21, 2002 � 8:00AM-3:00PM at the School for Physical City, 55 East 25th Street (Manhattan). Open to all members of the NYC School Community, one day or both days. Registration is due April 12, 2002. Call the Resolving Conflict Creatively Program at (212) 260-6290.

American Teacher Awards Presented by the Walt Disney Corporation � Nominations will be accepted until March 31, 2002, through the Web site, www.Disneylearning.org or by phoning toll-free 1-877-ATA-TEACH (1-877-282-8322). Administrative permission is required for a teacher to complete and submit the application. Feel free to contact Terry Wick at [email protected] or (818) 955-6700.

Jewish Heritage Week Essay and Poetry Contest � �Chessed: The Jewish Tradition of Compassion and Kindness.� The contest deadline is March 26, 2002. Contact Marcy Fishman, Jewish Community Relations Council, 70 West 36th Street - Suite 700 � New York, NY 10018, phone (212) 983-4800 ext 142.

Amnesty International Summer Institute and Patrick Stewart Human Rights Scholarship � Please contact AU�s Field Program at (202) 544-0200 � re: Patrick Stewart Scholarship or AU�s International Politics and Foreign Policy Division at (202) 885-1843 re: Summer Institute.

Science Teachers �Conference for K-12 Educators � From Don Pollock

Shipboard Marine Science, March 6, 2002-May 22, 2002, Wednesday evenings 3:30PM-6:00PM at Oceanside High School -call (516) 594-2359.

Grace Institute Announces Unique Scholarship Program for High School Graduates Executive Assistant Program: contact Ms. Whitney at (212) 832-7605 or 7606,

Richard Ashworth / Robert Benor Memorial Scholarship, for the school year beginning in the Fall of 2002, will be awarded to support the educational goals of a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, or Transgender Matriculated Freshman. Deadline is March 15, 2002 � Contact PFLAG NYC � Miriam at (212) 620-7310.

Rewarding Young Leaders in Our Community Scholarships � from the Check Cashers Association and Travelers Express/Money Gram. One winner and two runners up will be selected from each borough ($3,000-$1,000 awards); deadline: March 15, 2002. Contact Ms. Ronnie Solow, Director of Special Projects, NYC Board of Education at (718) 935-3475.

Scholarships for Academic Excellence � The New York State Education Department has issued a memorandum indicating that, pending the appropriation of State funds during 2002 session of the New York State Legislation, 8,000 Scholarships for Academic Excellence will be awarded. There will be 2,000 scholarships with a value of $1,500 each and 6,000 scholarships valued at $500 each. If you have any questions about the information provided in this weekly reminder contact the Scholarship Processing Unit, Room 1078 EBA, Albany, NY 12234 or phone (518) 486-1319.

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