Success Isn't an Option, It's a Necessity"
Next Generation of Environmentalist in the Making
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High schooler Jomar Velez clears debris at a Florida natural area as part of his LEAF internship, which he says opened his eyes to a variety of science careers. © TNC
Berry picking! Our LEAF interns took a break from their trail work to pick some Blueberries from our hiddenPonders Tract berry patch. Yum!
Mark Tercek speaks at a New York City graduation ceremony for 138 high schoolers who interned with TNC scientists last summer through LEAF. © Selva City Media
SCIENCE-IN-ACTION: Students in Ms. Davis' Physics Classes test their devices and report their findings at the Annual Egg Drop hosted in the City College of New York's Center for Discovery & Innovation.
photos courtesy of David Jeruzalmi & Lily Ng
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GEARING UP FOR COLLEGE
Seniors from the Class of 2016 Visits City College of NY
The visit included special presentations by Professors Prabal De (Econ and Business) and Michio Kaku (Theoretical Physics).
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Survival Project - Year #3
Another group of UASWC high school students took on the challenge of 3 days in the woods, totally unplugged. Developing community, exploring the natural environment, challenging boundaries, and learning skills!
UASWC "Trunky Bunch" team (students, teachers, and parents) joined hundreds to Run for the Wild in support of Gorillas - Saturday, April 24, 2015
Junior Class Overnight Visit to SUNY Oneonta: hands-on science exploration
Our juniors met with Dr. Paul Bischoff who is a professor of science education at SUNY Oneonta and a few of his students at Oneonta's College Camp worked with our juniors to dig in a pond for tadpoles, beetles, newts, and anything else they could find in the pond.
UASWC Students Recognized in Albany by
Assemblyman Luis Sepulveda for their Civics Project on Democratic Change - March
UASWC High School students take home the
prize for Best Overall “Democratic Change” project at Civics Day, a city wide
Students in Mr. Abend’s 12th grade
Government class represented UASWC at the 7th annual Civics Day
Competition. The class completing the
project on Unemployment connecting to a New Advisory Program in the school won
the prize for best overall “Democratic Change”.
This is significant in that it has already spurred change in 9th
and 10th grade advisory classes by introducing the new College-Link
Malaysia Program Staff visit UASWC to observe
ESL and Science classes in action and to share their conservation work with Middle School and
High School Classes
Essential Question: How do I use what I know to make connections between my academic work and life lessons to the natural world?
Area Map of UASWC/ Mohegan Campus Building
Directions to UASWC (2024 Mohegan Avenue between 178th & 179th Street)
- Take the Red Line #2 or Green Line #5 to the West Farms East Tremont station.
- You will exit near 178th Street on Boston Road.
- Walk 5 blocks west along 178th Street to Mohegan Avenue (you will pass Bryant Ave, Vyse Ave, Daly Ave, and Honeywell Ave).
- UASWC is located on the 5th Floor of the Mohegan Campus building. You will need to show valid ID and sign in at the security desk.