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Our Robotics Team Takes 1st Place!

Congratulations to our Robotics Team! Keep up the amazing work!

After 6 intense weeks, 33 students, their teachers, and engineering and programming mentors made the voyage to compete at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.Thirty-six teams from New York, Connecticut, South Carolina, Canada, India, and Turkey competed. John Dewey’s Megalodons placed first in the competition and were also recognized with the Innovation in Control Award. Their win makes Team 333 the first, and currently only, New York City team to advance to the FIRST Robotics Competition World Championship in late April.

NYC Public Schools Congratulated the Robotics team on twitter.

John Dewey High School Presents: Lucy the Learning Environment Survey!

2016-2017 Surveys Are Here!
You know the green envelope that looks just like me!
Your Voice Your School and you matter so fill out your survey today
It is confidential and you can put it in the mail no postage necessary or fill out online
So remember Lucy says don’t throw it out … Fill it out!!!!
Please make sure to check out our website for a special message exclusively from our own Lucy the Learning Environment Survey next week!

Respect for All Week 2017!

J.D.H.S. Students, staff and parents participated in respect for all week.
Each day students and staff were asked to wear a certain color that had a very special meaning. It was a week of pledges, photo booths, special programs and assemblies. It was a week to learn and reflect on how we could all make a difference. At the end of the week students and staff assembled at our statue on our grounds for “Hands across Dewey” Students and staff held up signs and made a friendship circle around the statue. Arms and hands were held in unity!

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Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP)

The Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) provides New York City youth between the ages of 14 and 24 with paid summer employment for up to six weeks in July and August. Participants work in entry-level jobs in a variety of industries including:

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