• New Website

    Welcome to our New VNA Echalk Website.  Please be patient as we continue to rebuild our class pages and upload valuable resources to help our VNA Parents, Students and Community.

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  • New School Website Under Construction

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Our 2016 Graduates

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                                                                  Mission Statement...

The Van Nest Academy is a community of HEROES* and life-long learners who work together to develop our students into exemplary citizens, positively impacting our society for a brighter future…...globally, nationally, locally and personally.

 

*H-helping others E-engaging in learning R-respecting all people and property O-organized E-everyday responsible S- safe, first and always

  • New Website

    Welcome to our New VNA Echalk Website.  Please be patient as we continue to rebuild our class pages and upload valuable resources to help our VNA Parents, Students and Community.

    PS/MS 498 The Van Nest Academy for Environmental Health Sciences & Technology
  • New School Website Under Construction

    PS/MS 498 The Van Nest Academy for Environmental Health Sciences & Technology

VNA Clubs 2016

Important Dates and Events

  • Memorial Day- No School

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  • K-8th grade Family Workshop College Access for All @ 5:30pm

    ALL VNA students are going to College. Start now in getting info on the journey- choices, financial aid, applications, etc.
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  • ENL Workshop: Transition from Elementary to MS @ 2:30-3:30pm

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  • 604 Trip to NY Botanical Gardens

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  • 1st grade Trip to the Bronx Zoo

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8th Gr. Guidance Announcements

  • High School Acceptance Letters

    8th graders should have received their  Round 1 High School Results Letter from your middle school counselor beginning March 8.

    On or before  Tuesday, March 28:

    • Accept your Round 1 offer or
    • Submit a High School Round 2 Application

    Interested in participating in Round 2? Explore available programs on School Finder or download the Round 2 Program List.

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  • High School Applications Due December 1st

    Important Reminder:

    8th grade High School Applications are due on/or before December 1st.  Please be advised that every 8th grade student is mandated to hand in a public school application.  All other applications (ie.  TACHS, Specialized, Charter,  & Private are optional). For further information, please feel free to contact Ms. Petraglia via email JPetrag@schools.nyc.gov or Tel #: 718-409-3001 x5173.  Just be mindful that information sessions/OPEN HOUSES are still going on.  Visit the guidance department page to view quick links for more information as well as daily Open Houses dates.

    Guidance Department
  • Art & Design Draw-A-Thon

    Art and design is having a Draw-A-Thon Fund Raiser that can help prep you for art auditions.  Click on the link below for more info.

    https://www.eventbrite.com/e/art-and-design-draw-a-thon-and-fundraiser6-tickets-28049655274

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  • 8th grade parents and students

    It is important that you and your 8th grade child attend the Citywide High School Fair this weekend Sept. 24, and Sept. 25, 2016 at Brooklyn Tech High School.  

    Additionally,  click the link to see individual Information sessions on a daily basis.

    http://schools.nyc.gov/ChoicesEnrollment/High/events/default.htm

     

    Guidance Department
  • 8th Grade High School Process

    Welcome back.  Attached to our Guidance Department website there are resources, links and documents that might be helpful to you for the High School Process.  Please visit our school website frequently to see any updates that may be posted.  For further information, please feel free to contact Ms. Petraglia at (718) 409-3001 ext. 5173 or Ms. Gjidija at (718) 409-3001 ext. 2112.  Have a great day!

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