Bridge Program 2018

This week over 200 incoming freshmen participated in our annual Bridge Program. The Bridge program helps to bridge the gap between middle school and high school. Students participate in activities geared to promoting comfort and community as they enter into […]

Congratulations to the Class of 2018

Just like that our school year has come to an end. We congratulate our Senior class and wish them the best of luck in their future endeavors. Thank you to all of the graduates, staff members and families who came to […]

Our school always dewin it right!

Students who were taking Arts exams were invited to a special brunch. There was food and orange juice and of course music. We believe in feeding the mind as well as feeding the belly. Students were relaxed and ready to […]

Senior Prom 2018!

Our Seniors had an Enchanted Night at Prom this year. From the decor to the gowns. We were whisked away to an Enchanted Forest. We danced the night away, took photo booth pictures, ate an array of food along with an […]

John Dewey High School Annual Senior Awards Night

Our senior students shine! On Thursday May 31, 2018 awards were given to our amazing seniors. The audience was packed as family, students, and staff celebrating the hard work and accomplishments of our students. Here are a few pictures of […]


Relay for Life Saturday June 4th 2016

It is all about community for the staff and students of Dewey. We were out in full force to support The American Cancer Society at Relay for Life. Our Robotics table was the place everyone came to visit. Young and old were so impressed with our robot and our students. Then it was time for the cast of Hairspray to take the stage. They wowed everyone with a few song selections from the play. Dewey was happy to participate in such an important event.

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Water Safety

June 3, 2016


Dear Families and Staff:

As many of you know, New York City beaches opened on Saturday, May 28, for the summer season, and City pools will open on June 29. The safety of our students is our top priority and we want everyone to stay safe near and in the water. Below are tips from NYC Parks on staying Water Safe this summer. I also encourage you to visit their website at for more information.


Best regards,

Connie Hamilton

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Senior Awards Night Thursday June 2nd 2016

Thursday June 2nd John Dewey H.S. celebrated the 2016 graduating class. Senior Awards night gave students the chance to shine with numerous awards. Over half of our senior class received awards in academic success, community service and excelling in many areas. Both the Army and Marines were there to give out their own awards and honor our country with a beautiful color guard presentation. Many families, students and staff attended. We are so proud of our senior class of 2016!

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National Honor Society and Archon Induction Ceremony

On Tuesday May 26th  John Dewey High School had their first National Honor Society and Archon induction ceremony.  Students participated in a beautiful ceremony. Candles were lit students gave speeches and got certificates. Following the ceremony parents, students and staff took pictures and enjoyed some refreshments.  Please view some of the pictures from this very special evening.

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