Respect for All Week

Monday, February, 11th – Blue for Anti Bullying  Our students and staff wore blue to let everyone know JDHS does not condone bullying in any way. We will be doing different events, lessons and games each day, check out our […]

SING 2019

Congratulations to our students for another outstanding show! Our students performed two original shows. Written, directed and staring students. Here are a few pictures from their performances.

Happy School Counselor Week!

We celebrate our amazing counselors and thank them for all their hard work.

Pajama Day at J.D.H.S.

What better way to say good night to 2018 and good morning to 2019 then a pajama party! Students and staff put on their pajamas had milk and cookies and even visited with Santa. Our cafeteria was turned into a […]

Thanksgiving Feast

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NYC Bus Tour

On April 19, 2016 two double decker buses full of John Dewey High School English as a New Language students toured New York City. Tour guides in English and Chinese introduced our newcomers to the beauty and history of our city. From lower Manhattan to Harlem and Mid-town, our students marveled at the architecture, the views of the Hudson River, and the luxury of 5th Avenue.  What an extraordinary and memorable day this was! Most importantly, it was a wonderful way to welcome our newcomers to their new home, New York City!

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MATH Start

MATH Start is now enrolling for Summer 2016! MATH Start, an intensive 8-week program located at eight CUNY campuses, designed for incoming CUNY students who want to increase their math proficiency. For $35, including the cost of materials and a weekly MetroCard, students develop their math and academic success skills prior to enrolling in credit classes. Submitted by: Julianne Willis, Math Start Program Manager, CUNY Office of Academic Affairs Contact:

The pre-college math instruction focuses on complex topics in algebra and helps students maximize their understanding through in-depth study of core math concepts in an interactive, supportive learning environment. In addition, students attend a weekly college success seminar to help them develop their academic identity and learn about college structures and campus resources.

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Summer of Learning and Fun

This event will offer the parents and guardians of ELLs and former ELLs valuable
information and practical insights about the exciting learning opportunities available to
their children in New York City during the summer.

Tuesday, June 7, 2016
9:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Free breakfast and lunch
will be provided.

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Spring Conference for Families of Students with Disabilities

2016 Spring Conference for Families of Students with Disabilities

You are invited to a celebration where families learn about Special Education, connect with other families and experts and enjoy

Face Painting

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