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Free Book Giveaway
There is another free book giveaway this Saturday, November 18th, at the Mott Haven Public Library. You can pass by any time during the event to take some fantastic free books home with you. They will also be giving out free tickets to the movie Wonder, so you should get there early to get some while they last!
This event is for readers of all ages, so please encourage your families and friends to attend with you. Educators are also welcome, as there will be a giveaway for them as well. I've attached the event flyer. Don't forget to mention that you are from University Heights High School so that we can continue to be invited as a community to these fantastic events!
(source: Patricia)University Heights High School
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FDNY Smart Safety Tips
Halloween is one of the most enjoyable days of the year , but families should be aware of potential safety risks when not properly supervised. Below are some ways you can enjoy this special holiday while staying safe!
For further information, or to schedule a fire safety education event for your constituents, please contact the FDNY Office of Community Affairs at 718-999-1436. You can also follow @FDNY and @FDNY Foundation for educational materials and opportunities.
(source: C. R. Veizaga, FDNY CPR Unit Coordinator)University Heights High School
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National Hispanic Heritage Month
Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.The observation started in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week under President Lyndon Johnson and was expanded by President Ronald Reagan in 1988 to cover a 30-day period starting on September 15 and ending on October 15. It was enacted into law on August 17, 1988, on the approval of Public Law 100-402.The day of September 15 is significant because it is the anniversary of independence for Latin American countries Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. In addition, Mexico and Chile celebrate their independence days on September 16 and September18, respectively. Also, Columbus Day or Día de la Raza, which is October 12, falls within this 30 day period.
(source: hispanicheritagemonth.gov/about)University Heights High School
The Citizenship Project
The Citizenship Project at N-YHS offers a free 32-hour course that prepares green card holders for the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) naturalization test. Immigrants learn about American history by studying paintings, documents, and artifacts from our collections.
The program is designed for English Language Learners and covers all 100 questions from the civics portion of the test.
(source: H. Joseph-Roseboro, Principal)
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- NYHS_Ed_Citizenship_Flyer_Arabic 02.pdf
- NYHS_Ed_Citizenship_Flyer_Chinese_Simplified_ 03.pdf
- NYHS_Ed_Citizenship_Flyer_English 01.pdf
- NYHS_Ed_Citizenship_Flyer_Korean 03.pdf
- NYHS_Ed_Citizenship_Flyer_Russian 03.pdf
- NYHS_Ed_Citizenship_Flyer_Spanish 02.pdf
UHHS Disaster Relief Drive
Please help us help the many communities who have been devastated by the recent hurricanes and earthquake. Grade Competitions are as follows but all items as well as cash donations are welcome.
9th Grade: Toiletries and personal care items
10th Grade: Non-perishable food items
11th Grade: School supplies
12th Grade: New or gently used summer clothing
9th & 10th Drop off items in 204
11th & 12th Drop off items in 312
Drive ends Oct. 13th.
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