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    August 28, 2020

    Video recording of Back-To-School Virtual Town Hall on August 27, 2020 (Google Video, ~2 hrs 10 min). The recording started about an hour into the presentation.


    August 27, 2020

    Presentation slides of Back-To-School Virtual Town Hall on August 27, 2020 (PDF) (*DATES UPDATED*)


    August 20, 2020

    Attention: LIC HS Community,

    Please join us for our third Town Hall Meeting on Thursday, August 27, 6:00 pm-8:00 pm to review the details of the approved Returning to School Plan for Fall 2020. The Zoom link will open by 5:45 pm.

    This is an important opportunity for our LICHS Community to hear information about LICHS' approved Reopening Plan and ask questions about both Blended Learning and Remote options for their child's education and well-being for the upcoming school year.

    Join us on Zoom: https://hotchalk.zoom.us/j/2109938446
    Meeting ID: 210 993 8446
    Meeting Passcode: 0126
    Dial In: +16468769923
    Pin: 2109938446# US (New York)

    Please see attached flyer below for further details.

    We hope to see you there!

    Virtual Town Hall flyer 08.27.2020 (PDF)

    Back to School Pledge posted on health, safety, learning and support. PDFs of the pledge are available in other languages.

    Learn more about NYC DOE’s reopening plans at schools.nyc.gov/ReturnToSchool2020

    Sign up to get the latest updates at schools.nyc.gov/NYCSA


    August 6, 2020

    Details of blended learning model for September 2020 (PDF). If all-remote learning is your preference, we ask to hear from you by filling out a short web form for all-remote learning, or by calling 311, by this Friday, August 7.


    August 3, 2020

    Slide presentation from July 30, 2020 Town Hall meeting of the proposed 2020-2021 Back to School plan (PDF) submission for approval


    July 28, 2020

    Back 2 School Town Hall Re-Open Update

    Date: Thursday, July 30, 2020

    Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

    Zoom link: https://hotchalk.zoom.us/j/2109938446?pwd=WGdOdWI1blliSE55OXEvQTE3YktFdz09

    Meeting ID: 210 993 8446

    Meeting Passcode: 0126

    Dial-In: (646) 876-9923

    Back 2 School Town Hall Re-Open Update flyer on July 30, 2020


    July 23, 2020

    Elmcor Youth & Adult Activities, Inc. is hosting three virtual (Zoom) summits on Saturday, July 25, 2020 for parents/caregivers and students.

    Parent / Caregiver Summit
    Saturday, July 25, 2020
    10 AM - 12:30 PM

    Join us virtually and select TWO of the following workshop topics:
    -What do I say to my youth about racism and social injustices?
    -Healthy meal options during the summer.
    -Youth mental health during the pandemic.
    -Substance use risk and protective factors for youth during COVID.

    To register: https://parentcaregiversummit.eventbrite.com

    Meeting ID: 955 5087 6232
    Password: 2E7Jnc

    For more information, please contact Leyla Bermudez - l.bermudez@elmcor.org
    718-651-0096 ext 223

    Parent Caregiver Summit flyer (PDF)

    Young Women & Girls Summit
    Saturday, July 25th 2020, 12 PM - 3 PM
    Ages 13 to 18
    Virtual Workshops include: Goal Setting: Vision Boards, Values Workshop, Exploring your Passions

    Dial in: 1-646-558-8656
    Meeting ID: 967 9155 3731

    RSVP: https://young-women-girlssummit.eventbrite.com

    For more info: 718-651-0096 ext 204

    Girls Summit flyer with Elmcor

    Boys to Men of Power Summit
    Encouraging, educating & empowering boys and young men to realize their power as well as potential with positive aims and goals in mind for the future
    Saturday, July 25, 2020
    12 PM - 3 PM

    Dial in: 1-646-558-8656
    Meeting ID: 929 1768 2923

    RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/boys-to-men-of-power-summit

    For more info, contact Malik or Philip
    718-651-0096 ext 219 or 270

    Boys Summit flyer with Elmcor


    July 22, 2020

    Summer In the City Parent Meeting presentation file (PDF) from July 21, 2020

    Support services for anyone affected by COVID-19 (PDF)


    July 20, 2020

    Summer in the City Parent Meeting with Long Island City High School and Newcomers High School on Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at 6:00pm.

    Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83684864411

    Topics of Conversation: Difficulties logging in to iLearn, Credit accumulation / NX course discussion, Socio-emotional / DramaPAWS, Community resources

    Summer in the City Parent Meeting flyer with LICHS / Newcomers HS


    July 16, 2020

    Back-to-School Digital Town Hall presentation file (PDF) that was held on July 16, 2020


    July 15, 2020

    Back 2 School Town Hall Meeting

    Zoom meeting on your device or phone call.

    Date: Thursday, 07/16/2020

    Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM


    Call In: +1 646 876 9923

    Find your local number: https://hotchalk.zoom.us/u/aeI694H4ip

    Meeting ID: 210 993 8446

    Password: 0126

    Back2School Town Hall Meeting flyer on July 16, 2020


    June 3rd, 2020

    Dear LICHS Community,

    Please note the REVISED * calendar for End of Year Assessments by Department:

    Monday, June 8, 2020 - Math, ELA/ENL, Arts

    Tuesday, June 9, 2020 - Social Studies, CTE & Tech

    Thursday, June 11, 2020 - Science, Health, PE

    Friday, June 12, 2020 - LOTE

    Monday June 15, 2020 - Make-ups & extended time

    * As of June 3, 2020, Math End of Year assessments are scheduled for Monday, June 8, 2020.


    May 15, 2020

    Dear LIC HS Community,

    Please note the calendar for End of Year Assessments by Department:

    Friday, 06/05/2020 - Math

    Monday, 06/08/2020 - ELA/ELN, Arts
    Tuesday, 06/09/2020 - Social Studies, CTE & Tech
    Thursday, 06/11/2020 - Science, Health, Physical Education
    Friday, 06/12/2020 - LOTE

    Monday, 06/15/2020 - Make-ups & Extended Time


    March 18, 2020

    IMPORTANT UPDATE RE: Parent Teacher Conferences

    Parent Teacher Conferences are postponed. Families can reach out to teachers through PupilPath or the teacher’s Department of Education email listed on our school’s website. Families can reach out to school staff regarding academic progress and remote learning opportunities.


    January 31st, 2020

    Dear Parents, Guardians, Students, and Members of our LIC Community,

    Please be advised that in addition to students using their ID cards to swipe into the building at entry, they will also use their ID cards to swipe out. Using their ID cards in order to Swipe out at dismissal will begin Monday, February 3rd, 2020. Students must carry Long Island City High School issued student identification cards at all times and will need their ID card to swipe out. If lost, students must obtain a replacement ID card, from Assistant Principal Politis in Room 142.

    Parents and guardians can choose to be notified when their children swipe into and out of the building. This notification can be through email, text message or both. If you want to receive a text message, please contact Ms. Maria Cancemi, mcancemi2@schools.nyc.gov ; Ms. Awatef Ibrahim, aibrahim3@schools.nyc.gov Parent Coordinators for registration. Please note that this system is merely a notification system when students swipe in or swipe out of the building. Official attendance is taken by classroom teachers and will be reflected the next day in Pupil Path.

    Please be advised that all visitors will be asked to wait outside the building until student dismissal is completed. Please see below for the 2019-2020 bell schedule for dismissal times for Period 8, Period 9, and Period 10:

    Period 8 official bell schedule dismissal times MTRF - 2:49pm; W - 2:01pm
    Period 9 official bell schedule dismissal times MTRF - 3:39pm; W – 2:50pm
    Period 10 official bell schedule dismissal times MTRF - 4:29pm; W – 3:39pm

    If you have any questions, please call me at 718-545-7095 x1131.

    Thank you

    Vivian P. Selenikas

    Download Parent Letter for Swiping Out (PDF)



    Dear Parents/Guardians:

    Parent Teacher conferences will take place on Thursday afternoon and evening, November 21, 2019 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm and from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Families are strongly encouraged to attend and have a conversation with your child’s teachers about your child’s progress in school.

    Report Cards information will be distributed during Parent-Teacher Conferences according to your child’s SLC (Smaller Learning Community) as follows:

    AWE (Official Class beginning with the letter D) Room 213
    CUL (Official Class beginning with the letter E & K) Room 585
    HUC (Official Class beginning with the letter B & C) Room 127
    LANG (Official Class beginning with the letter A & H) Room 548

    Please note that attendance on November 21st for students is mandatory. Students will follow the modified schedule below:

    • Per. 2: 8:15 — 8:50
    • Per. 3: 8:53 — 9:28
    • Per. 9: 9:31 — 10:06
    • Per. 10 10:10 — 10:45
    • LUNCH 10:50 — 11:30

    In order to further support our students academically in and out of school, we look forward to working with our families to strengthen our shared understanding of our children’s learning.

    Vivian P. Selenikas


    Estimados Padres / Guardianes:

    Conferencias de padres y maestros se van hacer en la tarde y en la noche del jueves, 21 de noviembre 2019 1:00pm -3:00 pm y 5:00pm -8:00prn. Las familias son fuertemente avisadas a asistir y tener una conversación con los profesores de su hijo sobre el progreso de su hijo en la escuela.

    Distribución de Tarjetas de Reporte se distribuirá durante las conferencias de padres y maestros de acuerdo a SLC (La Comunidad de Aprendizaje) de su hijo de la siguiente manera:

    AWE (Clase Oficial empezando con la letra D) Habitación 213.
    CUL (Clase Oficial empezando con la tetra E y K) Habitación 585.
    HUC (Clase Oficial empezando con la letra B y C) Habitacion 127.
    LANG (Clase Oficial empezando con la letra A y H) Habitación 548.

    Tenga en cuenta que la asistencia el 21 de noviembre para los estudiantes es obligatoria. Los estudiantes seguiran este horario modificado:

    Per. 2: 8:15—8:50
    Per. 3: 8:53—9:28
    Per. 9: 9:31—10:06
    Per. 10: 10:10—10:45
    Almuerzo 10:50—11:30

    Con el fin de seguir apoyando a nuestros estudiantes académicamente dentro y fuera de la escueta, esperarnos con interés trabajar con nuestras familias para fortalecer nuestro entendimiento conrpartido de aprendizaje de nuestros hijos.

    Vivian P. Selenikas


    Parent Teacher conference on November 21, 2019 (PDF)

    Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - Pupil Path Parent Workshop

    9:00am and 5:00pm in Room 382

    To confirm your attendance, please contact the Parent Coordinators. 718-545-7095 extensions 1854/1855

    Download Pupil Path Parent Workshop Flyer