About Expanded Horizons: The Expanded Horizons College Success program at Henry Street Settlement is a comprehensive eight-year program designed to ensure that high school students are a) college-ready and admitted to a college that fits their interests and abilities, and b) successfully graduating from that post secondary institution on time.
Expanded Horizons is currently recruiting students who are: – 9th and 10th graders – Living and/or attending school on the Lower East Side (with few exceptions) – Interested in receiving assistance in choosing best fit colleges through individualized counseling – Interested in youth leadership, social justice, and participating in additional program events and opportunities – Able to commit to attending after school programming at least 1-2 days a week
Please join us for a FUN and CREATIVE night – pour yourself a cocktail and learn to draw.
Your instructor: Sue Carlo– a former PPAS Visual Arts Teacher and graduate of School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Her works have been exhibited in numerous NYC and East Hampton Art Galleries. http://www.susanburrcarlo.com/
SUPPLIES: All you need to bring is your creativity and love for art. Sue will teach you how to compose a drawing to make everyday objects, interesting and dramatic.
WHAT: Virtual Saturdays with Hook & Eye Theater WHEN: March 6, 13, 20, and 27 from 10am-12pm WHY: PPAS 9th Graders have been working with this creative and energetic program for 8 years and it ROCKS! WHO: first come, first serve–the first 25 9th grade students to show interest in committing to all 4 workshop dates will receive a link to join a special Google Classroom HOW: email Mrs. Sale at firstname.lastname@example.org beginning at 6pm on Tuesday, February 23rd; put your Humanities teacher in the subject line
Join us for some virtual theater-making! In our four workshops you’ll be exploring theater-making techniques on your own, in pairs and as an ensemble.
Over the course of four sessions we’ll explore how to create imaginative characters and scenes, how to collaborate with other writers and performers over Zoom, and together we will build an entirely new and original piece of theater, which can be recorded and shared.
Teens Write Comedy for Television with award winning comedic playwright and television writer, Sarah Congress. Everyone loves a good romcom, but it takes two to tango! Tune into Sarah’s masterclass for teens on developing comedic characters, and start this heart month off with a bang. Think about your favorite comedic character and come ready with a pen/pencil to start!