Drug Awareness Week

Here at Dewey we take drug awareness very seriously. The week was composed of information, pledges, support and a special planting ceremony. Students signed pledges to be drug free and wore red in support of this cause. Tulips were planted […]

J.D.H.S. College Fair and Career Fair

J.D.H.S. College Fair and Career Fair Our fair was a huge success! Representatives from over 60 colleges attended as well as the military. Over 400 people came down to get information talk to representatives and take home some goodies. There […]

JDHS Fuels UP!

Fuel Up to Play 60 is an in-school nutrition and physical activity program launched by National Dairy Council and NFL, in collaboration with the USDA, to help encourage today’s youth to lead healthier lives.

JDHS Welcomes the Class of 2021!

John Dewey High School Incoming Students Bridge Program

Learning, Friends, Ice Cream and good times! J.D.H.S. Bridge program helping our incoming student’s transition from junior high school to high school. Going from junior high school to high school can be a very stressful time, here at our school […]


Summer School Information

Summer school starts Thursday July 7th   and will run through Tuesday August 16.

Summer school will be Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Regent dates, Wednesday August 17 and Thursday August 18. It is very important that you are on time and here for ALL sessions.

Attention All Incoming Freshmen!

Bridge program Monday August 8th through Thursday August 11th

 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Please fill out a permission slip located in the forms section on website

Email or fax back to me Mrs. Gattuso at

Fax: 718-266-4385

Email: kgattuso@schools.nyc.gov

Hurry up and sign up

You do not want to miss this opportunity!

JDHS In The Spotlight

Service in Schools Newsletter – June 2016 Newsletter

John Dewey High School (JDHS) has hosted community events and beautification projects for many years. After 2012’s Hurricane Sandy, marine environmental awareness pertaining to the Coney Island Creek became a large part of JDHS’s culture. The storm devastated the Coney Island community, displacing many JDHS students and families from their homes and polluting the community and surrounding waterway. Confronted with the storm’s destruction, JDHS students felt motivated to help clean and rebuild the community.

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2016 Summer BBQ Party

John Dewey High School

Welcomes All Incoming Freshmen

Join for a Summer BBQ

Meet & Greet

June 23, 2016

Rain or Shine

4pm – 7pm

Celebrate summer with awesome food & nice music

50 Avenue X

Brooklyn, NY 11223

Parents/Students can RSVP for this event to Kristine Gattuso, Parent Coordinator at 718-373-6400 ext. 1681 or by email at KGattuso@schools.nyc.gov.

Click here to download PDF flyer