Humanities And The Arts
High School

207-01 116th Avenue, Cambria Heights, New York 11411
Rosemarie O'Mard, Principal
Telephone: 718 978-2135  Fax: 718-978-2309

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OVERVIEW
Our small learning community offers our students an enriched learning experience in television production, the performing arts and visual arts. Our creative approach to instruction focuses on respecting students' rights by helping each student reach his or her highest possible levels of academic achievement.

COURSES AND PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
Program Highlights: Gifted and Talented Program in the Performing Arts, Dance Ensemble, Vocal and Instrumental Music, Acting Technique, Set Design and Theater Production, Classical and Modern Dance Classes, Visiting Artists in Dance and Drama, Art Studio, Television Media-TV Production, Literacy and the Arts Program, Acting and Set Production, Gifted and Talented Honors Program in English and Math, Freshmen Advisories, Junior and Senior Seminars, College Summit, Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID)
Language Classes: French, Spanish
Advanced Placement Courses: English Literature and Composition, Statistics

PARTNERSHIPS

  • Community-Based Organizations: United Black Men of Queens, Delta Sigma Theta - Queens Alumnae Chapter, Cambria Heights Civic Association (CHCA)
  • Hospital Outreach: Jamaica Hospital Center (on site facility)
  • Higher Education Institutions: Queensborough Community College, The City College of New York, York College, Fashion Institute of Technology, The Cooper Union
  • Cultural/Arts Organizations: The Jam Master Jay Foundation, Caribbean American Sport and Cultural Youth Movement (CASYM), Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, Amas Musical Theatre
  • Not-for-Profit: National Organization of Univeristy Women, Haitian American United for Progress (HAUP), West Indian American Day Carnival Association (WIADCA)

EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES
Leadership & Support: Tutoring, Portfolio Preparation, Project Prize, Student Government, Formal Peer Mediation and Conflict Resolution
Academic: Arista, Newspaper, Yearbook
Artistic: Theater Arts, Television Production and Editing, Choir, Dance Ensemble

PSAL SPORTS TEAMS
Boys: Baseball, Basketball & JV Basketball, Bowling, Football & JV Football, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball
Girls: Basketball, Bowling, Gymnastics, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball

 
 
PROGRAM NAME CODE INTEREST AREA ADMISSIONS METHOD GRADE SEATS APPLICANTS
Institute of the Performing & Media Arts
Students explore and have the opportunity to focus on Performing Arts – instrumental and vocal music, theater, dance, acting; Television Media – set design, lighting, copy editing, music videos
Q53A Performing Arts Ed. Opt. 9 N/A N/A
10 N/A N/A

PROGRAM NAME CODE INTEREST AREA ADMISSIONS METHOD GRADE SEATS APPLICANTS
Institute of Visual Arts
Curriculum includes, foundation of art, illustration, fashion, art history, figure drawing, mixed media, painting, calligraphy, computer graphics, drawing and commercial art.
Q53J Visual Art & Design Audition 9 N/A N/A
10 N/A N/A
Audition Information: A portfolio review of 5 to 10 samples of work using a diversity of media and including use of line, value and color. Interested students will be required to take a written/performance and visual art aptitude test and to draw from observation and memory.

 

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