Bronx Bridges High School – Summer Program, 1980 Lafayette Avenue, Bronx, NY 10473

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CLUB: Engineering Club

Meeting Days:

Monday and Wednesday , from 3pm - 5pm

Room #:

311

Description:

STUDENTS WILL BE DEVELOPING LEADERSHIP CHARACTER, READING PLAN , PROBLEM SOLVING , AND DEVELOP SKILLS AS REAL STATE, SOLVING COMMUNITY PROBLEM USING PEACE MODEL.

Model Used:

Peace

Subjects/Categories Covered:

Engineering and Mathematics

Start Date:

7/10/2020

Club Moderator:

Victor Barrientos

Moderator's Biography:

My name is Victor Barrientos. I have been working as a math teacher for about 12 years. And three years of engineering. I am graduated as civil engineering from the Dominican Republic and Master degree in education from Lehman college.

Why should students join your club?

Because they can learn many skills that help them to succeed in live as well in the future life.

Successes from Previous years:

The students were able to develop leadership character and enjoy trip to college as well as bein a member of ACE ( mentoring program) Association of Civil Engineering. Also students were able to learn how to identify most important features of reading plan.

Goals for the coming year:

The goal for the year is to develop awareness around the various methods of wellness and explore why some communities have a lack of awareness to them and makeup safe for ethnic skin.

CLUB: High School Enrichment and fitness wellness

Meeting Days:

Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday , from 2pm- 4pm

Room #:

324B

Description:

The goal of the club is for students to fully understand high school expectations and how being successful in high school translates into being successful in college and in life. Part of the program will address mental and physical wellness which will include meditation, yoga, and exercising.

Model Used:

CareerVisions

Subjects/Categories Covered:

High school curriculum, college and career readiness

Start Date:

July 10th 2020

Club Moderator:

Arlyn Ceballos

Moderator's Biography:

Ms. Ceballos is a licensed guidance counselor for the past 4 years. I have a business background and have traveled the world with my companies. I manage finances well and want to ensure that students are successful in life and are able to live full happy lives.

Why should students join your club?

Students should join my club because they will have a better understanding of what high school expectation are and what they need to do to be successful in high school and in preparation for college and any career they choose. Students will also be more inclined to live healthier more active lives.

Successes from Previous years:

Some of my successes from previous years is that students ave a wider range of career choices. Know how competitive the job market is and how being successful in high school translates to being successful in college and life.

Goals for the coming year:

To develop self awareness and self motivation for a successful high school career and life.

CLUB: Arts and Culture Social Club

Meeting Days:

Monday and Wednesday , from 10:00am - 12:00pm

Room #:

321

Description:

The goal of the club is to have in depth discussion regarding culture and the arts. Specifically we will dedicate time to listening to music, watching movies and/or animated shorts, reading poetry/ short stories, and viewing different art works. Students will make connections across their identities, their culture and other cultures.

Model Used:

CareerVisions

Subjects/Categories Covered:

English and History

Start Date:

07/10/2020

Club Moderator:

Alicia Cedano

Moderator's Biography:

Ms. Cedano was born and raised in NYC. Her New York City roots run deep, being educated in NYC public schools, attending CUNY colleges and now teaching in a NYC Public School. If you ask her who she is she will tell you she is a woman, a Latina and a New Yorker. She has always had an interest in social justice issues, and a love of the arts. She is currently a High School Special Education teacher with a focus in STEM.

Why should students join your club?

Students should join the club in order to engage in discussions about how they are feeling, what moves them, and their likes and dislikes. They should join this club because conversations center around social justice issues and use pop culture to have these conversations. Another aspect of the club is to be social with each other and develop better relationships with peers at the school. We will write, read, draw but our time will be centered on discussion with peers. They should also join to learn about different art works, literature, music and cinematic pieces that they may not have viewed or heard about before. Lastly they should join because though our sessions will run like a class, it is a space to be themselves, to be honest with others and to build and maintain relationships while distance learning

Successes from Previous years:

Students facilitated their own discussions regarding issues of feminism, racism and classism. They defined different social issues and proposed solutions to current world issues.

Goals for the coming year:

The goal for next year is to have projects completed by each of the students in different forms of medium: A poetry project, a collage, monologue and personal biography

CLUB: Creative Writing Club

Meeting Days:

Tuesday and Friday , from (Tues)3:00pm - 5:00pm, (Fri) 1pm-3pm

Description:

In this club students will engage with videos and texts across various literary fields. After discussing the resources students will engage in writing prompts that will be tied into a specific topic weekly. Students will be given feedback on how to fix up work, and will also have the opportunity to hear their fellow classmates work and comment on it.

Model Used:

Legacy

Subjects/Categories Covered:

- Creative Writing - Poetry - Prose - Photo poetry - Lectures - Feedback - Critique
Topics:
- Home/Community - Current Events - Geography - Social Issues - Poetic Form.

Start Date:

07/10/2020

Club Moderator:

Jovanni Dwojak

Moderator's Biography:

My name is Jovanni, and I am the 11th grade ELA teacher at Bronx Bridges High School. I have been engaging in various forms of creative writing for the past ten years, starting when I was in high school. It is such a valuable form of expression, and has been a critical way for me to navigate my emotions and understandings of existence. My goal is to provide young people with a space to engage in this process and help their writing grow and shape their individual identities.

Why should students join your club?

Students should join this club because it will give them a space for personal expression. They will also have their horizons broadened in terms of poetry, prose and other forms of creative expression. Most importantly, students will be able to engage in critical discussions with one another regarding their work. Through critical discussions, deeper bonds can be formed between individuals, allowuing us to look past surface level differences that may initially seperate us.

Successes from Previous years:

The students who joined the clubs were able to be exposed to a variety of texts and videos. - Aside from having students write their own pieces, their creative writing had improved tremendously.

A Google Classroom was created so that way any late comers to the club would be able to join without having an issues regarding on understanding what had already been discussed.

Goals for the coming year:

Increase the number of students engaged in the club.

Have a set schedule for how things will operate (this will stem from having a set student base, expectations for everyone having work done on a specific date will further reinforce this.)

Greater ability for students to use their Mics in order for us to engage in virtual writing sharing. This will come from having personal conversations with students and their abilities to create this space.

CLUB: National Honor Society

Meeting Days:

Monday and Wednesday , from 11am - 1pm

Room #:

318

Description:

Students with grade point averages with an 85 of over are invited to NHS where they lead and conduct community service projects based on group interests. These can include creating cards for children in hospitals, volunteering at a local soup kitchen, creating and sharing coronavirus resources with the school community

Model Used:

Community Change

Subjects/Categories Covered:

Research, reading, writing, service, debate.

Start Date:

07/10/2020

Club Moderator:

Jessica Freed

Moderator's Biography:

Jessica Freed has been working at the Department of Education and Bronx Bridges High School for 3 years as a special education teacher, coordinator, and liaison. She has been involved in community change programs for 2 years leading the henna and dance club and later creating the schools National Honor Society.

Why should students join your club?

Students should join the club to earn community service hours, give back to the school and their neighborhoods, gain leadership skills, as well as earn NHS cords and scholarships upon graduation.

Successes from Previous years:

Successfully aided students as they planned and executed a community service project volunteering at a soup kitchen in Harlem serving dinner for over 500 people facing food insecurity

Goals for the coming year:

Recruit qualified 10th grade students to participate in the club.

CLUB: Spoken Word

Meeting Days:

Monday - Friday , from 12pm - 2pm

Room #:

312

Description:

This club Is designed to teach students to express themselves using their voices. One of the key points is to assure that they use their inner voices to tackle all social and emotional issues. They will use their, reading, writing

Model Used:

Legacy

Subjects/Categories Covered:

Social, emotional issues, racism, family, disparities and any other topic the children will want to discuss

Start Date:

7/10/2020

Club Moderator:

Richie Jimenez

Moderator's Biography:

Dr: Jimenez was born and raised in the Bronx , NY : he earned a bachelors in social work, masters in business administration, in psychology,

Why should students join your club?

Students should join my club because we will use our voices for change

Successes from Previous years:

First year let's make it happen

Goals for the coming year:

To lift every voice in expression

CLUB: Student Council

Meeting Days:

Tuesday and Thursday , from 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Room #:

318

Description:

Student Council consists of student leaders who meet to discuss issues and the solutions required in order to address community needs.

Model Used:

CareerVIsions

Subjects/Categories Covered:

Debate, political science, community organization, student leadership

Start Date:

7/7/2020

Club Moderator:

Raghda Khoshaba

Moderator's Biography:

Raghda Khoshaba-Acevedo has been teaching Global and US History at Bronx Bridges High School for 4 years. I have been running Student Council through CCI for 3 years now. I serve as Department chair for SS and I am a coordinator for CCI in addition to a teacher artist. I love to engage my students by making their voices heard loud and proud. I am a strong proponent of justice and equality and believe that there are enough resources out there for everyone to thrive, not just those on top. Ultimately, I believe that knowledge is a pathway to power. I believe Frederick Douglass said this...?

Why should students join your club?

Students should join the club to delope leadership skills and ties to the community.

Successes from Previous years:

The Debate was highly successful in our 3rd time around and organizing school-wide events like the mid year showcase.

Goals for the coming year:

Expand to the 9th and 10th graders, most of Student Council was 11th graders.

CLUB: Girl Power

Meeting Days:

Monday and Wednesday , from 9am - 11am

Room #:

310

Description:

In this club students will explore what feminism in the 21c. looks like through different works of art. We will have have the opportunity to explore how feminism has changed throughout the years through discussion.

Model Used:

Legacy

Subjects/Categories Covered:

Feminism

Start Date:

7/10/2020

Club Moderator:

Jennifer Kreinik

Moderator's Biography:

My name is Jennifer Kreinik and I am a high school biology teacher at Bronx Bridges High School. This is my first year working with Community Change

Why should students join your club?

Students should join the club if they are interested in learning about or exploring feminism and what it means to be a feminist

Goals for the coming year:

My goals for the coming year is to engage students from multiple grades, maintain consistent attendance, and for students to form their own thoughts and personal definitions about what feminism is.

CLUB: Technology Club

Meeting Days:

Monday and Wednesday , from 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Room #:

- Using the Canon EOS 5D Mark III - Using iMovie - Using Quick Time - Using Keynote - Create Mongoose minute

Description:

In Technology Club Student will learn about using Mac to create and edit movies. using multiple apps like iMovie, Quick time and Key note. We also learn about other application that helps student to prepare for their future

Model Used:

Community Change

Start Date:

7/7/2020

Club Moderator:

Emad Mikhaiel

Moderator's Biography:

My name is Emad Mikhaiel. I'm the computer technology Specialist. I'm graduated from the Faculty of Specific Education

Major Educational Technology. I Worked as Technology specialist from 2000 to 2007. I worked as an assistant teacher in P.S. 99 Queens from 2007 - 2018 as an assistant teacher providing Technology support to all staff and educating student about technology.

Why should students join your club?

The Club adds to the students experience and prepare them to future by learning How to use iMac applications to create small clips to prepare and preset their project in College or work

Successes from Previous years:

This year I started late because of the corona virus. Still I was able to remotely teach students to use iMovie to create the Mongoose minute. (school news)

Goals for the coming year:

Teaching students about Microsoft office.

Help students to use professional Camera to cover school events and create clips that shows the school activities

CLUB: Soccer Club

Meeting Days:

Tuesday and Thursday , from 12pm - 2pm

Room #:

309c

Description:

In this club students will share their passion for the sport of soccer! Students will have an opportunity to write about and discuss favorite teams/players, match summaries, tactical analysis/predictions, and current events in the sport.

Model Used:

Peace

Subjects/Categories Covered:

Soccer, speaking skills, writing skills, debate skils

Start Date:

7/7/2020

Club Moderator:

Chris Minnaugh

Moderator's Biography:

Chris Minnaugh has been teaching Algebra 1 at Bronx Bridges High School for 3 years. This is my first year working with Community Change. Mr. Minnaugh has 4 years experience coaching soccer at the youth level and is passionate about the sport.

Why should students join your club?

The soccer club is going to be engaging! The sport is popular world-wide and bridges cultural boundaries. By joining the soccer club students will be able to build community with peers who share a passion for the sport. We will engage in discussions, debates, and writing assignments to explore the sport.

Goals for the coming year:

One goal for the club is to develop language and literacy skills through assignments related to the sport. Also, the club will aim to help build a strong community and foster relationships between students.

CLUB: Multicultural

Meeting Days:

Tuesday and Wednesday , from 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Room #:

345

Description:

The multicultural club offers an opportunity for students to celebrate their cultures and learn about all cultures represented at school, as well as the NYC/American culture. Furthermore, the students develop leadership skills, their creativity and talents by helping in the creation of multicultural activities and celebrations throughout the school year.

Model Used:

Legacy

Subjects/Categories Covered:

Community inclusion, Languages, social studies.

Start Date:

7/14/2020

Club Moderator:

Erika Palomino

Moderator's Biography:

Erika Palomino has been teaching Spanish at Bronx Bridges High School for three years. She has been a moderator for Community Change for the last year. The Multicultural club was created last year and has been celebrating the schools diverse culture for this year.

Why should students join your club?

Students should join the Multicultural Club because they enjoy learning about new cultures and sharing their own culture. The club offers an opportunity to visit museums about diverse cultures around NYC. Also, because they want to participate in creating cultural celebrations for all the BBHS community. Moreover, students want to discuss current issues affecting our cultures today.

Successes from Previous years:

The Multicultural Club helped organize the Hispanic Heritage, Black History, Asian Pacific Heritage and Pride months celebrations. Also, students visited El museo del Barrio to celebrate Day of the Death and visited the Museum of Chinese in America to learn about immigrants and Chinese culture.

Goals for the coming year:

Our goal for the coming year is to continue celebrating all the cultures in the diverse Bronx Bridges community. We would like to include all the voices in our school to create inclusive celebrations. All the participants will have leadership roles in creating these activities and engaging their classmates. We will also create trips to visit cultural sites and explore more of NYC.

CLUB: English Language Institute

Meeting Days:

Monday and Wednesday , from 1pm-3pm

Room #:

309B

Description:

This club is designed to assist English language learners to further develop their abilities in all modalities of the English language — that is, reading, writing, speaking and listening. We will do this by analyzing and discussing texts and films.

Model Used:

Legacy

Subjects/Categories Covered:

English/Social-emotional

Start Date:

07/10/2020

Club Moderator:

Diomelca Rivas

Moderator's Biography:

Ms. Rivas is a first year, global history teacher at Bronx Bridges High School. Besides teaching social studies, I have supported my students by leading the English language institute after school program

Why should students join your club?

Students should join this club because it will provide both academic and social- emotional support.

Successes from Previous years:

Throughout this first year of teaching I have provided academic support for my English language learners. They have been able to develop their linguistic skills in the English language. I have also been successful at building strong relationships with all my students which has allowed me to provide them with social emotional-support.

Goals for the coming year:

For my students to feel confident in their abilities in the English Language and succeed academically. Another goal is for students to build a supportive community where they encourage each other to face their fears of practicing the English language.

CLUB: Bronx Reading Club

Meeting Days:

Monday and Thursday , from 11:00pm - 1:00pm

Description:

The Bronx Reading Club is where students will talk about articles based on a topic or an agreed-upon reading list. Students will pick a topic that peek's their interest. They will be given a reading schedule and a reading assignment and when we meet we will discuss what we read.

Subjects/Categories Covered:

Current Events

Start Date:

7/10/2020

Club Moderator:

Chelsea Rodriguez

Moderator's Biography:

My name is Chelsea Rodriguez. I am a High School teacher in the Bronx. I was born and raised in Westchester, NY. I graduated from City College with a MBA in Special Education. My hobbies include hiking and traveling.

Why should students join your club?

Students should join my reading club because we will be reading about very important and interesting topics. I also want to help motivate students to love reading. I want to help increase their vocabulary along with their writing and analytical skills.

CLUB: College Exploration Club

Meeting Days:

Tuesday and Thursday , from 3pm - 5pm

Room #:

327

Description:

In this club students will explore multiple facets of college, including but not limited to: college application process; how to build a strong application throughout all years of high school; different college campuses/schools; and college life. This will be done through various activities involving exploring college campuses by virtual tour and/or websites. Students will read articles, watch videos and/or movies, and have discussions about the various topics related to college. Students will also engage in activities that will help them be more successful in college and while prepping for college.

Model Used:

CareerVisions

Subjects/Categories Covered:

College; resume; applications; college life; college tours; study skills; social-emotional skills related to college

Start Date:

7/7/2020

Club Moderator:

Abigail To

Moderator's Biography:

Abigail To has been teaching 10th grade ELA at Bronx Bridges High School for two years. In addition, she has been a moderator for community change for one year.

Why should students join your club?

Students should join this club if they would like to understand college better and more in-depth. Students should join this club so that they are best able to prepare for college even in 9th and 10th grade, make informed choices when selecting a college and major, and effectively navigate college life, both academically and socially.

Goals for the coming year:

My goals for the coming year is to engage students from multiple grades, maintain consistent attendance, explore at least 2 colleges a month (can be virtual), develop at least 1 academic and 1 socio-emotional skill per month.

CLUB: Music Club

Meeting Days:

TBA , from TBA

Room #:

135

Description:

Learn to play Guitar, piano, percussion, or sing. Listen to music and discuss music culture. Learn about jobs in the music industry Organize and perform concerts Record in the studio Listen to your friends play music

Model Used:

CareerVisions

Subjects/Categories Covered:

Music and culture

Start Date:

07/10/2020

Club Moderator:

James` Wellington

Moderator's Biography:

James Wellington - high school math teacher and musician. I studied Music at SUNY Purchase and I worked as a freelance Guitarist for 4 years before I became a Math teacher. I love sharing music with my students!

Why should students join your club?

Students should join music club so that they can learn how to play instruments, sing, listen to music, and discuss and debate music culture and current events. We welcome beginner musicians, advanced musicians, and listeners. As a beginner musician we will teach how to play your instrument. For advanced musicians, we will help you advance your skills further. For listeners, we welcome you to come and listen to us perform music, and participate in our discussions

Successes from Previous years:

We performed several live concerts for our community, including the school dance, school assembly, and parent teacher conference

Goals for the coming year:

To make the most of virtual learning. I would like to end this summer with a virtual concert.