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01
Oct
2017

September 27, 2017   Dear Parents, We are excited to introduce a new and exciting service that Big Apple Institute will be deploying starting October 1, 2017. … Continue Reading

06
Sep
2017

To be expected in September: SHSAT Preparatory Program Begins / Grade 8 (September 5th) ELA Comprehensive Assessments/Grades 3-8 (September 12th and 13th ) ELA Beginning of the … Continue Reading

06
Sep
2017

Dear Parents! Here are the Literacy Boost book titles for the entire school year of 2017-2018 You will now have the convenience of ordering all of the … Continue Reading

05
Sep
2017

Dear Parents, Welcome back to the Big Apple Academy, a nationally recognized Blue Ribbon school! The oppressive summer heat is now beginning to give up in the … Continue Reading

23
May
2017

Dear Parents,   The Big Apple Academy’s Social Studies Department is a proud participant in the annual National Social Studies League. Every year, our students make us … Continue Reading

21
Apr
2017

  Big Apple Academy Star Student List 2017 Kindergarten The following students are to be recognized for making the Star Student List in 2017. Such recognition is … Continue Reading

21
Apr
2017

2015 Principal's Honor Roll   Big Apple Academy Principal's Honor Roll 2017 The following students are to be recognized for making the Principal's Honor Roll of 2017. … Continue Reading

20
Apr
2017

To be expected in April: Model Matzah Bakery Trip /Grades K—1 1 (April 3—5) Social Studies Jeopardy Game / Grade 2 (April 4) Living Environment Diagnostic Test … Continue Reading

11
Jan
2017

Welcoming the Promising Future! The Big Apple Academy’s students unraveled their full  arsenal of knowledge for the PSAT 8-9 scrimmage 2016-2017.  Their scores surpassed even our highest … Continue Reading

10
Jan
2017

To be expected in January: Individual Reading Assessment Kindergarten (January 9— January 13) Science Diagnostic Test / Grade 2 (January –23—Jenuary 26) U.S. History and Government Diagnostic … Continue Reading

04
Nov
2016

The year of 2016 is a leap year. 5-B students of Big Apple Academy made a giant leap into the future. They conducted the school wide 2016 … Continue Reading

28
Sep
2016

2016 Blue Ribbon Schools Named   U.S. Secretary of Education John King today announced the names of schools identified by the U.S. Department of Education as the … Continue Reading

28
Sep
2016

Dear Big Apple Academy community! We are exceptionally proud to deliver our greatest and latest news! Today, the Big Apple Academy celebrates its history-making accomplishment–National recognition as … Continue Reading

28
Sep
2016

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Vlad Gorny, Principal Date: September 28, 2016   BIG APPLE ACADEMY IS NAMED ONE OF THE BEST IN THE NATION U.S. … Continue Reading

31
Aug
2016

      Welcome Back to School! 2016 – 2017 School Year Dear Parents, With warm summer days getting noticeably shorter, we all realize that the new … Continue Reading

04
Aug
2016

August 4, 2016 Dear Parents and Students of the Big Apple Academy, As you may have heard on the news, the New York State assessment results have … Continue Reading

24
Jun
2016

Dear Graduates, Although, sadly, this will be my last letter addressed to you as students of the Big Apple Academy, it carries the most important message. With … Continue Reading

20
Jun
2016

THE ENGLISH DEPARTMENT IS CELEBRATING ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL SCHOOL YEAR!! CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL OF OUR HARDWORKING CHAMPIONS! For a complete list of our champions, please continue reading.   … Continue Reading

31
May
2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 2016 A team representing Big Apple Academy recently earned Highest Honors in the 2015- 16 WordMasters Challenge™—a national vocabulary competition involving nearly 150,000 … Continue Reading

23
May
2016

The Big Apple Academy’s Social Studies Department is a proud participant in the annual National Social Studies League. Every year, our students make us exceptionally proud by … Continue Reading

05
Apr
2016

To be expected in April: Spring Masquerade /Grades K-2 (April 1st) PTC for Grades 6 and 7 / (April 4th) Fire Safety Workshop/ Grades K-2 (April 4th … Continue Reading

17
Mar
2016

Many of us think of Physics and Chemistry by imagining something scary like atomic bombs, radiation, or space explosions.  However, at the Big Apple Academy, students discover more benevolent … Continue Reading

16
Mar
2016

  Dear Class of 2016!   The administration and faculty of the Big Apple Academy salute your exemplary performance on the SHSAT exam! We recognize that it’s … Continue Reading

02
Mar
2016

        Dear Parents! I am overjoyed at this opportunity to share with you our latest good news! The Big Apple Academy has been recently … Continue Reading

02
Feb
2016

Whimsical! Comical! Delicious! These are only some of the adjectives the students of the Big Apple Academy used to describe the event inspired by the writing of … Continue Reading

18
Jan
2016

        Embracing the Promising Future! The Big Apple Academy’s students unraveled their full  arsenal of knowledge for the PSAT scrimmage 2015.  Their scores outperformed … Continue Reading

14
Jan
2016

  THE ENGLISH DEPARTMENT IS CELEBRATING SUCCESS!! All of that hard work using dictionaries, learning new and challenging vocabulary words, and of course, learning how to use … Continue Reading

01
Nov
2015

Expect This Term: To be expected in November:   Kindergarten (November 2) Time: 7:00 P.M. Grades 1 and 2 (November 3)Time: 7:00 P.M. Grades 3 and 4 … Continue Reading

30
Oct
2015

At the Top 10 Statewide: Proudly Looking into a Future As we all know the Common Core State Assessments continue to generate heated debates in New York … Continue Reading

13
Oct
2015

The English Department at the Big Apple Academy did it again! Inspired by the reading of E.B. White’s classic book The Charlotte’s Web, a Country Carnival was the perfect way to bring a well-beloved book to life!

01
Sep
2015

Welcome Back to School! 2015 – 2016 School Year Dear Parents,   Has your son or daughter turned down a family vacation in favor of a “Back … Continue Reading

04
May
2015

  Ladies and Gentlemen, Please rise for the National Anthem of the United States of America! Please face the US flag raised at full staff for the … Continue Reading

20
Apr
2015

That was pretty much a slogan for the Happy Doughnut Day hosted by the Big Apple Academy at the end of the third academic term. When we … Continue Reading

31
Mar
2015

Students’ Voices: It has become a well-established tradition to invite acclaimed actors and entertainers to our class. Last year, for the first time, we welcomed Rustem Galich … Continue Reading

27
Mar
2015

The following students are to be recognized for making the Principal’s Honor Roll for the third semester of 2015. Such recognition is bestowed upon those who achieved … Continue Reading

12
Mar
2015

Expect This Term : (April, May, and June) To be expected in April: National Social Studies League / Grades 2-8 (April 1st) National Science League / Grades … Continue Reading

06
Mar
2015

Congratulation to our 8th Graders !!! Dear parents, teachers, and members of the Big Apple Academy’s extended family, Our students’ determination, perseverance, and continued hard work have … Continue Reading

03
Feb
2015

Dear Parents and Students! During these dreary weeks of winter, our students enjoyed an incredibly unique opportunity to visit the mythical and magical realm of Camp Half-Blood. … Continue Reading

28
Jan
2015

Expect This Term: (January, February, March, and April) To be expected in January: Social Studies Poetry Contest/ Grade 6 (January 9) Ecosystem and Adaptation Workshop/ Grades 3-5 … Continue Reading

23
Jan
2015

Exploring Math Week In December, the school hosted our signature annual event – the Week of Mathematics. Every day of that week was dedicated to a mathematical … Continue Reading

23
Jan
2015

  In continuing our mission to ease parents’ financial responsibilities to the school, we are very excited to inform you that beginning on February 1, 2015, the … Continue Reading

08
Jan
2015

Beyond Academics With all the exams successfully passed and gladly forgotten until the classes resume again, the Big Apple Academy opened its doors to the holiday spirit of … Continue Reading

24
Dec
2014

The following students are to be recognized for making the Principal’s Honor Roll for the first two Semesters of 2014. Such recognition is bestowed upon those who … Continue Reading

17
Dec
2014

Big Apple Academy Parent Teacher Organization Update Big Apple Academy Parent Teacher Organization Update Exciting things to come! Big Apple Academy Parent Teacher Organization is working on … Continue Reading

10
Dec
2014

Sharing Great News Congratulation to our 8th Graders !!! The Big Apple Academy’s students sharpened their No. 2 pencils for the PSAT scrimmage in October of 2014. … Continue Reading

01
Dec
2014

Big Apple Academy’s Voice Dear Parents of Middle School Students! The administration of the Big Apple Academy is pleased to announce an exciting upcoming event. Do not … Continue Reading

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