Advisory on Coronavirus *Updated 3/14/2020*

Hello Art and Design Community,

As many have suspected and advocated for, the NYC public schools will be closed to students from 3/16/2020 until 4/20/2020. 

The guidance from the DOE can be found below and at https://www.schools.nyc.gov/school-life/health-and-wellness/coronavirus-update

UPDATE

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza today announced the City will move towards a new Remote Learning Model for all school days until Spring Recess. Students will not report to school buildings for instruction during this time. School buildings are scheduled to reopen to students following Spring Recess on Monday, April 20, 2020.

Monday, March 16, 2020

Tomorrow, March 16, there will be a one-day full system closure, however breakfast and lunch will be available at every building through Grab-and-Go meals.

From Tuesday through Thursday, teachers and administrators will participate in professional development on remote learning, and students will begin picking up materials for continued instruction. Grab-and-Go meals will be available for students at all schools until further notice.

The schedule, as we move to remote learning, is as follows: 

  • Monday, March 16: Citywide closure. Students, teachers, and principals do not report.
  • Tuesday, March 17: Thursday, March 19: All staff reports. Teachers and principals participate in professional development on remote learning. 
  • Thursday, March 19-Friday, March 20: Students who need it will be able to begin process of picking up the technology necessary for remote learning. More guidance to families will be sent this week. 
  • Monday, March 23: Remote learning launches, with additional guidance provided throughout the week of the 23. 

Monday, March 23, 2020

Effective Monday, March 23, Regional Enrichment Centers will be available for the children of first responders, healthcare workers, and our most vulnerable populations, with more details to follow. Additionally, remote learning will go into effect for grades K-12. DOE will support schools at all levels of readiness to deliver remote learning, and more information will be provided to families about online platforms.

The faculty of Art and Design will work collaboratively with families to address learning needs during this unprecedented time. We ask for your patience, trust and communication as we enter this beginning phase of remote learning. We will reach out again shortly with more details and updates.

Sincerely,

Maximillian Re-Sugiura

Principal

Kenny Gallery

Press/News

  • Drawathon Spring 2020

    Check out the flyer for the A&D Alumni Association's upcoming Drawathon! 

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  • Photoville 2019

    Dear Art and Design community,  

    We are back in Photoville this year and partnering with the HS of Fashion Industries and photo teacher Ben Russell!

     Check out our link here:

    https://photoville.nyc/identity-and-fashion-collaboration-between-designers-and-photographers-in-two-nyc-high-schools/

    The Photoville opening is this Thursday, September 12th from 3-10PM in its same location of Brooklyn Bridge Park!

    Photoville is open from September 12th until September 22nd (the next TWO weekends!), please see the link for details:

     

    Brooklyn Bridge Park is reachable by taking the 2/3 trains to Clark Street and walking towards the river or the A/C trains to High Street in Brooklyn. 

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  • High School of Art & Design opens its HONORS ILLUSTRATION show!

    Please see attached for press release and see this link for full-size photos.

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  • High School of Art & Design opens Cartooning Show, 2019

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  • High School of Art & Design announces its annual SPRING ARTS FESTIVAL 2018

    Please see attached for the Spring Arts Festival invitation

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  • Graphic Design show "What Is Your Identity?" opens February 1

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  • Photo Department holds annual exhibit

    The Photography Department at the High School of Art & Design opens its show on January 4.  

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  • Drama Club at Art & Design presents A Midsummer Night's Dream

    The High School of Art & Design and The Drama Club are pleased to announce the show dates for A Midsummer Night's Dream (mostly written by William Shakespeare).

    Click here for tickets:  http://artanddesignpta.org/midsummer_2017_tickets

    Please find the attached for show details, ticket availability and prices.  We hope to see you there!

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  • Faculty Show opens at Art & Design

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  • Art & Design named #1 by Niche.com

    On our way to becoming the #1 art school in the USA!

    https://www.niche.com/k12/search/best-schools-for-the-arts/s/new-york/

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