Grade 6,7,and 8

To All 6th & 7th Grade Parents & Students

There will be a Specialized High Schools Information Forum for 6th and 7th grade parents of South Queens, co-sponsored by the Brooklyn Tech Alumni Association:

Wednesday, January 10, 2018
6:30 PM
I.S. 59 Springfield Gardens School
132-55 Ridgedale Street
St. Albans, NY 11413
(347) 602-4335

The forum will cover:

  • What are the Specialized High Schools
  • What do parents and students need to know about the Specialized High Schools Admissions Test (SHSAT)?
  • What programs are available to help students prepare for the SHSAT?
  • How do parents and students use the Specialized High Schools Student Handbook as a resource?

Preregistration is required.  Please go to:

You can download and distribute the South Queens SHS Information Forum Flyer under Specialized High Schools in the Resources section of SEMS. 


The High School Admissions Team



Grade 7- Your homework is to use your imagination. You are a famous Saint. You will tell me about yourself in one page. Please let me know:

Why are you a saint?

Does the church recognize you?

When is your feast day if you have one?

Were you slain or put to death?

What are some of your amazing qualities?

Do you have any special powers?

Are you a good role model?

Are you a patron saint of children, battered women, animals, etc.


Grade 6- Your homework is to look up the explorers I had listed on the board. Be brief about them but please tell me the important facts about them.


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