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  • We welcome students and chaperones, including the principal, from Nishio High School in Japan.  Our staff and students will be hosting homestays for our guests while they are visiting East-West and New York City.  Nishio students and chaperones will spend the day visiting classes at East-West on Tuesday, December 11 and Friday, December 14.  There will be a special assembly periods 4 and 5 on Friday to celebrate the Nishio and East-West high school partnership.

    Every other year, both schools welcome and pair up homestays for our students and staff.  This exchange program began with our participation in the "Kakehashi Project - the Bridge for Tomorrow" as part of the Youth Exchange Program with North America and promoted by the MInistry of Foreign Affairs of Japan and the Japan Foundation.

    As with the Kakehashi Project, our exchange program aims to promote deeper mutual understanding among the people of Japan and the United States, enable future leaders of Japan-US exchanges to form networks, and help young people develop wider perspectives to encourage active roles at the global level in the future.

    Special thank you to our East-West family who have graciously opened their homes to host our sister school while they're visiting.  All this would not have been possible if it wasn't for our Japanese teacher, Ms. Wilson, for her tireless effort in coordinating and planning along with Mr. Silaco, all the logistics including school activities, host families, and ongoing communication with all parties involved!  Thank you for all you do!

  • Through rain, sleet, and snow, over 100 parents, students, and teachers packed the cafeteria last night for our November PTA General Membership Meeting, Title 1 Annual Parent Meeting, Principal's Attendance and Awards Night.

    Principal Cromer provided a light dinner and refreshment for everyone.  Our neighborhood Apple Savings Bank spoke briefly about the many financial services currently being offered.

    The PTA is hosting another NYS approved DMV defensive driving class at East-West on Monday, December 10 at 4:30 PM.  The cost is $55.  For more information, or to register, contact PTA President Sharlene Tillett at 917.586.3250.

    The next PTA General Meeting will be on Thursday, December 20, 2018 at 6:30 PM.

  • Our PTA is hosting another NYS approved DMV defensive driving class at East-West.

    Date: Monday December 10, 2018

    Time: 4:30 PM

    Location: Room 418

    Cost: $55 (all students are guaranteed a 10% discount for three years on their auto insurance)

    To register, please contact our PTA President, Mrs. Sharlene Tillett at 917.586.3250

    The PTA will be accepting cash, checks, money orders or credit cards.

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  • Friday, November 16, 2018

    8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

    Come meet our new Parent Coordinator, Ms. Morgan. Stay and observe your child's classes, or have tea with Principal Cromer while voicing any concerns you may have.

  • There will be no school for students on Tuesday, November 6th in observance of Election Day.

    Teachers and Staff will be in school for a full day professional development.

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