First Student Council Elections

Our First Student Council Elections took place today! Students got the opportunity to participate in elections for student council and were given the opportunity to have their voice heard at JDHS. Student Council would like to create a space for students to develop leadership skills […]

The Brooklyn High School Fair

John Dewey H.S. Hosts The Brooklyn High School Fair Students and families from all over came out to see all that Brooklyn high schools had to offer them. We at John Dewey H.S. were happy to host this event and […]

Welcome Back to School!

First day of school is Wednesday, September 5, 2018 NEW Student Schedule

Boro-wide High School Fair

John Dewey High School will be hosting the boro-wide High School Fair for prospective 9th graders for the 2019-2020 School Year. All Middle School students are encouraged to attend to learn about Brooklyn High Schools and the programs they offer.

Open School/Meet The Teacher Night

All parents are invited to meet your child’s teachers and learn all of the things you need to know as your children progress through High School.


Science and STEM Enrichment Programs

Please share with your parents! 

Science and STEM Enrichment Programs

April 25 – April 29 (Spring Break)

Application Deadline: March 11, 2016

Students in grades K-12 can meet and work with field experts in programs that feature real life, hands-on learning experiences.Students can apply now to attend exciting science and STEM enrichment programs being offered during spring break at:

NYC Department of Education Environmental Study Center 
NYC Center for Space Science Education 
Bronx Zoo 

Central Park Zoo 

Harlem DNA Lab

Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum 

Museum of the City of New York 

New York Aquarium

Prospect Park Zoo

Queens Zoo

Space is limited and acceptance is based on a lottery. 

Please visit for more information and to apply and click here for a flyer.

Town Hall with Chancellor Carmen Fariña

Attention Parents!

The District 21 Community Education Council Presents:

TOWN HALL with Chancellor Carmen Fariña

Tuesday, March 15
6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
IS 228 David A. Boody, 228 Avenue S, Brooklyn, NY 11223
Don’t miss this excellent opportunity. Issues and concerns for District 21 will be addressed.
**Interpretation services will be available.**

PDF Flyer

Respect for All Week

Respect for All Week!

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.

February 9thYellow (Friendship) Tuesday
February 10th –Blue(Respect) Wednesday
February 11th – Purple (Anti-bullying) Thursday
February 12th – Red (Love) Friday

We would like to thank all our staff and our students and parents for participating.

Here are a few pictures.

Together we can make a difference!

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You Got Into College… Now What?

You Got Into College… Now What?
Life Outside the Classroom: A workshop on the keys to success during your college career

Learn how to become an active member in your college community.
Gain valuable tips from experts on how to ensure a safe college environment.

Meet college students & professionals who will share insights on relationship culture and healthy dining.

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