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THIS WEEK AT FANNIE LOU (2/24 to 2/28):          Tuesday (2/25): PTA Meeting       Wednesday (2/26): Trip to To Kill a Mockingbird / Trip to SUNY Albany / Bronx River Assembly       Friday (2/28): NYU Excell Freedom Friday / Boys Basketball Home Playoff Game

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FLHFHS Students Participate in Career Discovery Week

Fannie Lou 10th graders visited the New York offices of WilmerHale, an internationally renowned law firm. Students met with partners and associates of the firm to discuss pathways to legal careers. Students also participated in several workshops designed to help refine their resumes and interviewing skills.
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FLHFHS Students Have SYEP Success

More than 160 Fannie Lou students participated in the Summer Youth Employment Program. Our students worked to create new media with Career Clue and Educational Video Center, to care for Concrete Plant Park with Youth Ministries for Peace and Justice, to explore environmental justice issues with Children's Aid to name just a few of the wonderful opportunities.
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FLHFHS Students at NYU Excel Academy

27 Fannie Lou students successfully completed a 4-week, 2-course program at the NYU Excel Academy. They presented their work at a symposium at the beginning of August and are now engaged with a 2-week SAT preparation course.
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10th Grade Retreat

Division110th graders spent the day at Children's Aid's Wagon Road Camp as part of their moving up celebration. 10th graders from each of the houses were broken up into groups and participated in a series of ice-breakers and adventure ropes courses. More importantly, they also engaged in an informational session hosted by upperclassmen.
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