Chancellor Carranza, Deputy Mayor Thompson, endorse Career Clue

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This summer, CHAH’s science, technology, engineering and mathematics program called Career Clue was publicly endorsed by NYC School Chancellor Richard Carranza and Deputy Mayor Phil Thompson at a press conference. The program is designed to get students prepared for careers in STEM fields and provide them with the background and skills necessary for jobs in the 21st Century economy.

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Mr. Carranza and Mr. Thompson spoke with students and gave speeches. A CHAH student in the program, Donarly Fernandez, also delivered a moving speech to a room full of students, reporters, and high-level government officials.

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Career Clue is part of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Career Ready NYC initiative, a move toward career-based technological education. The program is run in partnership with the sustainability nonprofit Solar One, CareerReady Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) provider Community League of the Heights, and community-based organization United Community Schools. CHAH is incredibly proud to be a part of this program!

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Student Athletes Celebrated at CHAH Sports Banquet

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Tuesday June 11th was the Second Annual All Sports Banquet! Each team was honored for their accomplishments throughout the 2018-19 season. Scholar athletes and three sports athletes were recognized for their achievements. 

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Each team honored a different athlete as Most Improved Player, Teammate Award and Most Valuable Player. Dinner was served and parents and family members attended.

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Jacob Ramirez and Imani Santos were awarded 2018-19 Athlete of the Year!

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Congratulations to all the teams and best of luck next year!

Minds Matter Accepts CHAH Students!

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Natalya Ames, Raymond Medina, Daisy Loyola, and Jaliene Villanueva have been accepted into Minds Matter! Minds Matter is a comprehensive and highly successful three-year program that empowers young people from low income families to achieve college readiness and success. Once part of the program, students receive one on one mentors, tutoring, cultural enrichment, and prep for the SAT. Minds mater boasts a 100% success rate!

They’re smiling proudly!

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CHAH Pitcher Cristobal Candela (aka "CC") Honored at Yankee Stadium

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CHAH Varsity Baseball Pitcher Cristobal Canela was honored at Yankee Stadium this week. Cristobal had the lowest ERA (Earned Run Average) of any pitcher in all of New York City for AA schools. He and Coach DeJesus were there to accept this great honor and plaque.

CC will graduate this year and pitch in college next year. Cristobal has been an outstanding student and athlete throughout his career. Congrats CC!

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