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Saturday School now open

UPDATE: Saturday school hours have been extended to 1pm!

Saturday school will take place every Saturday between now and the end of the year! There will be basketball practice/open gym (9-11am), homework and SAT help (11-1), dance and cheerleading (12-1), weight room and fitness/yoga (11-12), and play practice (11-1). Plus there will be free lunch! See Cristie Fridays after school if you want a metro card to come to Saturday school.

Class of 2014 Senior Trip!

When: May 15-17 – leaving Thursday after school, returning Saturday afternoon.
Where: Pinegrove Ranch. Read about the trip here.
Deposits have already been collected, but if you are still interested in going, please tell Susie and she’ll place you on the wait list!

Setting up your student email account

Haven’t set up your school email or don’t know how to forward it to another email? See instructions here!

ESA Classifieds

Check out the new ESA Classifieds – a listing of awesome after school opportunities in the city that you can get involved in now!

Jackson is a Big Apple Teaching Award Finalist!

Jackson is a Big Apple Teaching Award Finalist!

Our very own Jackson Shafer was one of the finalists for the 2013 Big Apple Teaching Awards! Based on nominations from parents, colleagues, principals, students, and members of the public, 50 New York City teachers were chosen to be finalists based on their ability to demonstrate exceptional success impacting students’ learning, excellence in their instructional practice, and professional contributions to their school community. Jackson was also honored as one of “The 40 Most Influential Teachers Under 40” by Veritas Prep. Jackson is an incredible Literature and Theater teacher, and we are tremendously fortunate and honored to have Jackson as part of our school community.

Jenny on Huffington Post

Our Literature teacher Jenny Platow was published in the Huffington Post! Read it here!

Smith Magazine features ESA in Classroom of the Week

SMITH Magazine has named Jenny and Caitlin’s class as the “Classroom of the Week”! Jenny and Caitlin’s 9th and 10th graders are taking a creative writing course and were asked to write Six Word Memoirs after analyzing the book, I Can’t Keep My Own Secrets: Six-Word Memoirs by Teens Famous & Obscure. Read the article and see the memoirs here

InsideSchools Review

Check out our Inside Schools review!