Announcements

T1P
Family Income Inquiry (Lunch) Form
 
2023 – 2024 Title 1 Parent Workshop Survey
 
2023-2024 Bell Schedule
Bell Schedule
 
 
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PTA Apparel
 
Show your Tiger Spirit with FHHS PTA HOODIES & T-Shirts!

PTA is excited to sell our FHHS Navy Hoodies and T-shirts with our PTA Tiger! Great for students in gym class and parents for sports and marching band events! Wear it with PRIDE!

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T-Shirts are $15 each and available in size Small - XXL

https://pta-apparel-tshirt.cheddarup.com

 

Hoodies are $30 each and available in size Medium - XXL

XXXL T-Shirts are $15 each 
 
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February 19, 2024 - February 23, 2024

Midwinter Recess, schools closed
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February 27, 2024 - May 29, 2024

6:00 pm

Title 1 Parent Workshop with Huntington Learning Center Bay Ridge
 
Please join us for our Parent SAT Prep series of workshops at 6 PM, where we will explore
the changes to the Digital SAT and learn how to support your students best as they prepare
for this test. 
 
The workshops will cover SAT preparation for both the March 9th and May 4th SATs, and we
will discuss what students in each grade level (9-12) can do to best prepare for the SAT, college
applications, and life after high school.
 
Families that attend the workshop will get:
the PRINCETON REVIEW DIGITAL SAT PREP 2024 
or 
the PRINCETON REVIEW PSAT/NMSQT PREP 2023-2024 (limited supply). 
 
 
Dates: 2/27/2024, 3/5/2024, 3/12/2024, 3/18/2024,
3/19/2024, 3/25/2024, 3/26/2024, 3/28/2024, 4/2/2024, 4/11/2024, 4/15/2024,
5/6/2024, 5/16/2024, 5/20/2024 & 5/29/2024
 
Please register, and a link will be emailed to you to attend.
 
 
Hope to see you all! 
 
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February 28, 2024 - May 31, 2024

6:00 pm

Title 1 Parent Workshop with Chang Learning Center
 
Please join us on our series of College Writing and Math Readiness and Adulting Skills
workshops at 6 pm to learn about:
 
Cooking with Chang's -  3/7/2024, 4/4/202 & 5/2/2024
 
How to Write Captivating College Essays and Supplements - 2/28/2024, 3/6/2024,
3/13/2024, 3/20/2024, 3/27/2024 & 4/3/2024
 
Advance Math Refresher - 4/9/2024, 4/16/2024, 5/7/2024, 5/14/2024, 5/21/2024 & 5/28/2024
 
Time Management Skills - 5/31/2024
 
Please register and email a link to you so you can attend.
 
Families that attend the workshop will get the College Essay Essential
or College Rules! How to Study, Survive, and Succeed in College book (limited supply).
 
 
Hope to see you all!
 
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February 29, 2024 - May 30, 2024

6:30 pm
Title 1 Parent Workshop with Sara Steinweiss
 
Please join us on our series of Social Emotional Development workshops at 6:30 pm to learn about:
 
Families that attend the workshop will get the Naked Roommate: And 100 Other Things
You Might Encounter in College book (limited supply).
 
 
2/29/2024 - Facing & Understanding how to work through one's fears
5/15/2024 - Healthy Communication & Conflict Management
5/30/2024 - Making Healthy Choices & Understanding the learning to have Grit through Struggle
 
Please register, and a link will be emailed to you to attend.
 
 
Hope to see you all!
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March 4, 2024 - April 8, 2024

Title 1 Parent Workshop with Creative Connections
7:00 pm
Families that attend the workshop will get the Naked Roommate: And 100 Other Things
You Might Encounter in College book (limited supply).
 

3/4/2024 - Trade School/Other Options
4/8/2024 - How to Compare College Offers
Open to all grades! Please register and a link will be emailed to you to attend.

 

https://nycdoe.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMvcu-prD0oHtR--qOXj73oO4IIS-04Wv7i

 

Hope to see you all!

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March 11, 2024
 
Title 1 Parent Committee Meeting
6:30 - 7:00 pm
 
PTA Meeting
7:00 - 8:00 pm
 
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March 13, 2024
PSAT (10th graders) and SAT (11th graders)
School Day Tests
 
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March 21, 2024

5:30 - 8:00 pm

Remote Evening Parent-Teacher Conferences for high schools

 

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March 22, 2024

1:00 - 3:00 pm

Afternoon Parent-Teacher Conferences for high schools

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March 29, 2024 - April 1, 2024

Easter Weekend, schools closed
 
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April 10, 2024

Eid al-Fitr, schools closed
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April 16, 2024

5:00 pm

SLT Meeting
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April 18, 2024
 
Title 1 Parent Committee Meeting
6:30 - 7:00 pm
 
PTA Meeting
7:00 - 8:00 pm
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April 22, 2024 - April 30, 2024

Spring Recess, schools closed
 
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May 3, 2024

6:00 pm

Title 1 Parent with Body, Mind & Soul on Wellness & Fitness Workshop Series 
 
Families that attend the workshop will get the Motley Fool Investment Guide for Teens book (limited supply).
 
Please join us for our virtual workshops at 6:00 pm:

5/3/2024 - Soca in school at 5:30 PM room TBD
 
Please register in advance at:
 
 
 Hope to see you all!
 
 
 
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May 13, 2024
 
Title 1 Parent Committee Meeting
6:30 - 7:00 pm
 
PTA Meeting
7:00 - 8:00 pm
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May 27, 2024

Memorial Day, schools closed
 
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June 4, 2024

Regents Administration in Algebra I
 
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June 6, 2024

Anniversary Day/Chancellor's Conference Day for staff
development; students do not attend
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June 10, 2024

6:30 pm

Senior Awards
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June 12, 2024

5:30 pm & 7:30 pm

Incoming Welcome Night
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June 13, 2024
 
Title 1 Parent Committee Meeting
6:30 - 7:00 pm
 
Election Night
7:00 - 7:30 pm
 
PTA Meeting
7:30 - 8:30 pm
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June 14, 2024 - June 26, 2024

Spring Recess, schools closed
 

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June 17, 2024

Eid al-Adha, schools closed
 

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June 18, 2024

5:00 pm

SLT Meeting
 

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June 19, 2024

Juneteenth, schools closed
 

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June 25, 2024

Class of 2024 Graduation
Maimonides Park Stadium
11:00 am
 

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June 26, 2024

Last Day of School
 
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PTA Executive Board
 
President -Tamara Stern
Recording Secretary - Dyanne Nieves-Gutierrez
Treasurer - Nicole Kwan
 
PTA General Meetings - School Year 2023 - 2024
 
September 18, 2023 7:00 pm
October 12, 2023 7:00 pm
November 13, 2023 7:00 pm
December 14, 2023 7:00 pm
January 22, 2024 7:00 pm
February 15, 2024 7:00 pm
March 11, 2024 7:00 pm
April 18, 2024 7:00 pm
May 13, 2024 7:00 pm
June 13, 2024 (Election Night) 7:00 pm

 

Contact PTA
Band Texting App to Get Updates on PTA & Fort Announcements
 
 
Please show your Tiger Spirit 🐯 by donating to Fort Hamilton HS PTA to support our
students and our wonderful school at https://my.cheddarup.com/c/fhhs-pta-dues
 
FHHS PTA Donations
 
 
PTA Committee Volunteer Sign-Up Sheet
https://forms.gle/eSGz4DhDYcNZSHmv7
 
T1P
 
Title 1 Parent Committee 
Chair - Lillian Shek
Recording Secretary & Treasurer - Genevieve Mammana 
Zoom Master - Tamara Stern 
All our wonderful parents who join us in our monthly meetings
 
To better serve our families with free virtual workshops,
please help the Title 1 Parent Committee by filling out the

2023 – 2024 Title 1 Parent Workshop Survey 
 
Books
 
We were fortunate to host 74 workshops in 2021 - 2022 and 105 workshops in 2022 - 2023 for all our wonderful parents.
 

Fort Hamilton HS is a Title 1 school, and we NEED all families to fill out their Family Income

Inquiry (Lunch) Form to continue to get Title 1 funding

www.myschoolapps.com

 
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Thank you to our Wonderful Community and FHHS Parents for joining and supporting
us in FHHS PTA 13th Annual Gala on February 18, 2023!  
 
We had a fantastic time with many baskets, delicious food from Paneantico, and great music from Infinity Music Entertainment, reuniting with our parents,
and meeting new community members! 🐯🐾❤️
 
Paneantico Bakery Cafe 
9124 3rd Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11209
(718) 680-2347
 
 

Thank you so much for supporting FHHS PTA! 
 
 

BELL SCHEDULE SY2022-23

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Remind Text Sign Up
@MHouli to the number: 81010 
 
 
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Nysca or My Schools Account Sign Up
Contact Ms. Saquisili, Parent Coordinator, for a creation code at 
Phone: 718-748-1537 ext. 1457 
 

After you have received your code, follow these steps:

1. Visit www.schoolsaccount.nyc and select the “Create Account” link found on the login page. 
2. Enter your name, email address, and cell phone number to begin receiving notifications. You can create a basic account without an account creation code, but to link your student to the account, you will need the code.
3. Select “Validate Email” after you have entered your contact information. Keep this page open. 
4. Open your email to get the validation number. Enter the number into the “Validate Email” page. 
5. Proceed to create your password. 
6. Proceed to create your account security questions.
 
 
Free or low- cost internet:
There are several free or low-cost internet options available to New York City students and families.
The following internet carriers are offering free household Wi-Fi or special accommodations for 60 days: Comcast, Charter Communications/Spectrum, Altice
Please see official announcement on the DOE website that was released a few minutes ago at:
 

Electronic Device Request 
To help students stay connected during emergencies, the DOE is lending internet-enabled iPads to support remote learning for students. Please encourage families who need to request an internet- enabled electronic device to complete the survey here: 
https://www.schools.nyc.gov/learning/digital-learning/ipads-and-laptops
 
Technology Support
If you have issues with technology for learning at home, visit our support pages: http://on.nyc.gov/3kImrrp
If you still have issues, we are here for you. Fill out the Technical Support for Families form: http://schools.nyc.gov/techsupport and we will get in touch.

Telehealth Tips Website
The NYC Administration for Children’s Services, the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, the Mayor’s Office for Economic Opportunity, and the Public Policy Labhavecollaborated to create a Telehealth Tips website to support families, providers, and advocates in using telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic. All information on the website is available in New York City’s 11 official languages. 

Families can use the Telehealth Tips for Families page to find answers to common questions about setting up their technology and preparing for a virtual session. If you have any questions, please contact
[email protected]
 
Important P-EBT Update:
State P-EBT System Should Now Include All NYC Public School Students
All NYC public school students have entered automatically into the State's P-EBT system and should now appear in the system.  Some families have already received the cards in the mail, but not all mailings have gone out.  If you have not yet received the cards, you should expect them shortly.

In the rare instance you learn that your child does not appear in the P-EBT system after calling the helpline, please email us at [email protected]
 
We are working hard to figure out what steps you should take in order to point you in the right direction. 
 
Please note that some students who attend NYC charter and parochial schools may not yet appear in the P-EBT system but will shortly.
 
STEPS YOU MAY NEED TO TAKE
If you have not received a P-EBT mailing within the next few days, call the State P-EBT Helpline at 1-833-452-0096 to confirm that your child appears in the P-EBT system.

P-EBT Helpline (OTDA): 1-833-452-0096
The helpline is staffed 8:30am – 5:00pm, Monday – Friday. 
 
TO REACH A REPRESENTATIVE: Select your language, then stay on the line. It will go through a menu of options, but just stay on the line and do not make any other menu selections.  This is the fastest way to reach a representative. 
You can also email: 

Card Activation Line: 1-888-328-6399
This is also the number you can use to check the balance on your card, or you can check your card balance by visiting www.connectebt.com
 
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Interpretation: Please email us at [email protected] to request interpretation and we will make every effort to provide interpretation services for the languages requested. However please note that we cannot guarantee that all languages will be available.
 
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Title 1 Parent Committee 
Chair - Lillian Shek
Recording Secretary & Treasurer - Genevieve Mammana 
Zoom Master - Tamara Stern 
All our wonderful parents who join us in our monthly meetings
 
Thank you to all the parents who have attended Title 1 Parent Virtual Workshops! We were fortunate to host 74 workshops in 2021 - 2022 and 105 workshops in 2022 - 2023 for all our wonderful parents.
 

Fort Hamilton HS is a Title 1 school, and we NEED all families to fill out their Family Income Inquiry (Lunch) Form to continue to get Title 1 funding

www.myschoolapps.com

 
To better serve our families with free virtual workshops,
please help the Title 1 Parent Committee by filling out the
2023 – 2024 Title 1 Parent Workshop Survey
 
 
What is Title 1?
 
  • Title 1 is the largest federal aid program that provides financial assistance to districts and schools with high numbers or high percentages of children from low-income families to help ensure that all children meet challenging state academic standards.
  • Fort Hamilton HS is a Title 1 school, and we NEED all families to fill out their Family Income Inquiry (Lunch) Form to continue to get Title 1 funding at www.myschoolapps.com starting in the summer.
  • Please complete our 2023 - 2024 Title 1 Parent Workshops Survey at https://forms.gle/n8fenf8F78sZcTP89 to help our committee better serve our families. 
 
What is the Title 1 Parent Committee?
 
  • Title 1 schools must set aside 1% of their total Title 1 allocation to fund parent and family engagement activities that a committee (of parents/guardians of students) jointly agrees upon using set-aside funds.
  • Title 1 Parent Committee will send out a survey to all parents/guardians to gather input on what topics of workshops would be of interest to our families and the day/time frames that families are available for virtual workshops.
  • What workshops have been successfully held with translators?
    1. College Preparation - Essay Writing, FAFSA, SAT Prep, Searching for Colleges, Financial Literacy, and more
    2. Academics - Importance of PSAT/SAT, Regents & Advance Placement, Naviance, Junior Night, and more
    3. Social-Emotional Development - Cyberbullying/bullying, Conflict Resolution, Anxiety & Depression, Anger & Stress, and more
  • With every workshop, there are books handed out to each of our families that attend for their children.
    1. Prep Books - PSAT, SAT, How to Search for Colleges, Barron Regents, AP, Scholarship, Essay, and more
    2. Social-Emotional & Parenting Books
 
 
Title 1 Parent Committee Meetings - School Year 2023 - 2024
 
Date Time
September 18, 2023 (Annual Title 1 Parent) 6:00 pm
October 12, 2023 6:30 pm
November 13, 2023 6:30 pm
December 14, 2023 6:30 pm
January 22, 2024 6:30 pm
February 15, 2024 6:30 pm
March 11, 2024 6:30 pm
April 18, 2024 6:30 pm
May 13, 2024 6:30 pm
June 13, 2024 6:30 pm
 
We look forward to seeing you all soon! 
 
Thank you, Lillian Shek, for creating, updating, and informing our FHHS families on all the PTA social media sites!


 
 
 
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Sign in to see your child's schedule, test scores, attendance records, and grades. Contact Ms. Saquisili, Parent Coordinator, for a creation code at 
[email protected]
Phone: 718-748-1537  ext. 1457 
 
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Remind Text Sign Up
@MHouli to the number: 81010 
 
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My School Apps Home Page 
Lunch and Breakfast is FREE for all students. 
 
Please apply online your Family Income Inquiry Form so that we can continue to get school funding for all our students.
 
It’s​ ​important​ ​for​ ​you​ ​and​ ​for​ ​Fort​ ​Hamilton​ ​High​ ​School! Your child may receive benefits which include:
 
1. Reduced or Free SAT/ACT Eligibility
2. Ability to Apply to SUNY Schools and Some Private Colleges for Free
3. Title 1 Funding
 
Beyond this you are helping Fort Hamilton to secure necessary funding for years to come! It’s​ ​quick​ ​and​ ​easy​ ​to​ ​apply at www.myschoolapps.com
 
 
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Public School Athletic League forms that MUST be filled out to tryout for Fort Hamilton sport teams 
 
1. Interscholastic Athletics Parental Consent Form
2. Interscholastic Sports Medical Form
3. NYCDOE Consent to COVID-19 High Risk
 

Dial a Teacher Program

 

UFT Dial a Teacher is up & running for the school year. K-12 students and their parents or caregivers are invited to call 212-777-3380 or visit the Dial-A-Teacher website Mondays through Thursdays between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to get free homework help from a licensed teacher.

https://dialateacher.org/

 

Many of the teachers are bilingual, so Dial-A-Teacher can assist students and families in 10 languages, including Armenian, Bengali, Chinese, English, French, Haitian-Creole, Korean, Russian, Spanish and Tagalog.

 
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FREE/ LOW Cost Internet Services

 

The following internet carriers are offering free household Wi-Fi or special accommodations for 60 days:

•Comcast is offering free public Wi-Fi for 60 Days to families who do not have a subscription already.  Call: 1-855-846-8376 for English Enrollment; Call: 1-855-765-6995 for Spanish Enrollment; or visit Comcast Free Public Wi-Fi.

https://corporate.comcast.com/press/releases/internet-essentials-low-income-broadband-coronavirus-pandemic

•Charter will offer free Spectrum broadband and Wi-Fi access for 60 days to households with K-12 and/or college students who do not already have a Spectrum broadband subscription and at any service level up to 100 Mbps.  Call: 1-844-488-8395 or visit Charter Communications Free Wi-Fi Access.

https://corporate.charter.com/newsroom/charter-to-offer-free-access-to-spectrum-broadband-and-wifi-for-60-days-for-new-K12-and-college-student-households-and-more

•For households with K-12 and/or college students who may be displaced due to school closures and who do not a currently have home internet access, Altice is offering our Altice Advantage 30 Mbps broadband solution for free for 60 days to any new customer household within our footprint.  Call: 866 – 200 – 9522 to enroll in Optimum Region; Call: 888 – 633 – 0030 to enroll in Suddenlink Region; or visit Altice USA Free Broadband Announcement.

https://www.alticeusa.com/news/articles/feature/corporate/altice-usa-brings-free-broadband-k-12-and-college-students-during-coronavirus-pandemic 

 

There are many places across the city where you can connect to internet for free. Locations include:

•All branches of the New York Public Library

•Several public spaces in Lower Manhattan

•LinkNYC kiosks across the City

 

For more on low-cost internet plans, please visit the links below: 

https://www.schools.nyc.gov/learning/learn-at-home/technical-tools-and-support/free-and-low-cost-internet-options

https://www.highspeedinternet.com/resources/are-there-government-programs-to-help-me-get-internet-

 

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albert
FREE Online Test Prep for SAT/ ACT/ AP Exams
 
Fort Hamilton has purchased online prep service called ALBERT.
 
1. Go to www.albert.io
2. Click on Sign-up and login with your Google Account (@fthamiltonhs.org).
3. Fill out your information.
4. Go to "Classes" and join the class SAT/ACT/AP Prep.
5. Use this code GHTML1QCZNU0
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Site Logo
Office 365 Education for Students includes Office 365 ProPlus, which allows students to install up to 5 copies of the latest Microsoft Office suite for their PCs and Macs and up to five copies for their iOS or Android devices.  Click below to sign up!
 
 
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Library hot spot
The ConnectED Library Hotspot Loan Program is a collaborative program by New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, Queens Public Library and the New York City Department of Education to provide thousands of NYC K-12 students with free Internet access for the entire school year.
 
www.bklynlibrary.org/hotspot
 
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FHHS Alumni Association
www.fhalumni.org