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W​HAT WE OFFER

STEAM Program
  • Every day, for half of the regular school day, our star juniors and seniors receive high quality, focused CTE instruction at designated STEAM Centers in Brooklyn.

  • This instruction in in five main career pathways which include: culinary arts; design and engineering; construction and technology; computer science and information technology and film and media.

  • STEAM’s goal is to provide our students with a portfolio of industry-based experience and credentials.​

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 High School Now Program
  • We at the High School for Global Citizenship are proud to be hosting middle school students in our High School Now (HSN) program.

  • This program is designed to accelerate student learning to increase opportunity as well as to access Advanced Placement and College level courses while in high school.

  • For periods one through four during the regular school week, we have a class of 25 8th-graders immersed in high school level courses here at HSGC.

  • Our HSN scholars have the unique opportunity to enjoy instruction in high school Living Environment, Algebra, U.S. History as well as ELA.

College and Career Readiness

 

  • College Advisory classes for all grades to guide students through each step of the college application process

 

  • College/career centered school-wide events: Career Day, College Rush Week, College Pride Days, SAT Registration Drive

 

  • Peer Leader Program: students spend 4 days/3 nights at a college to train as leaders to mentor their peers in school year

 

  • College tours to various CUNY, SUNY, and private college institutions

 

  • Career & Focus Program: attend career panels, job shadowing days and participate half-day internships

Exciting, Rigorous Courses

 

AP CLASSES

US History, English Literature & Composition, English Language & Composition

 

COLLEGE CREDIT COURSES

Students can take college courses at Medgar Evers College (3 blocks away!), Long Island University 

 

ADVANCED STEM CLASSES

 Computer Science, Chemistry, Algebra 2/Trigonometry

21st Century STEM Education

 

  • Brand new Mac computer lab

 

  • Hands-on lab experience

 

  • New science lab equipment

 

  • Attend various conferences including Columbia University’s Engineering Exploration Experience (E3), Ten80 STEM Challenge, STEM Matters/Citizen Science Research Symposium, and Made with Code by Google

 

  • STEM partnerships with Project Lead the Way, Girls Who Code/ Black Girls Code, ScriptEd, and more!

Experiential Learning

 

TRAVELING THE WORLD

HSGC Students travel the world. Places have included:

* Bosnia * Japan * Costa Rica * Kenya * Thailand * Heifer Ranch, Arkansas *  

* Washington, DC * Philadelphia, PA * and more *

 

COMMUNITY SERVICE REQUIREMENT

At HSGC, we require all students to perform 25 hours of community service each year in order to graduate, totally 100 hours over the 4 years. We organize several community service events throughout the year including an annual breast cancer walk and blood drives. 

Enriching Student Life

 

PERFORMING ARTS ACTIVITIES:

  • Chorus, Musical Theater, and Hip-Hop Dance through Purelements; Step through Break the Stage

 

OTHER CLUBS:

  • National Honor Society, Peer Leaders, Girls Who Code Club, Game Design Club, Student Government

 

SPORTS TEAMS:

  • Basketball, Indoor and Outdoor Track, Cross Country, Soccer, Cricket, Swimming, Weight training

 

SCHOOL-WIDE EVENTS:

  • talent show, staff v. student basketball game, monthly assemblies, and more