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I.S. 281 Joseph B. Cavallaro Home

STEM

STEM Science

Students will engage in following activities: Lego WeDo, Lego EV3, Hydroponics, Flight Simulators.

STEM Technology

The Cavallaro STEM program with a concentration in Technology will focus on several major concepts relating to STEM and building 21st Century skills.

STEM Engineering

STEM ENGINEERING at IS 281 is all about preparing you for the Challenges of the Future.  Students learn and implement the Engineering Design Process in their everyday lives.

STEM Math

In STEM Math Talent, students will start off with an advanced math coursework in 6th grade in a fun, interactive learning environment. In 7th and 8th grade, they will start the Virtual Enterprise program.

Fine Arts

Dance

New York City: NIA dance students at Cavallaro Junior High School pay tribute to our first responders during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Vocal

Students in Vocal Music will not only learn how to sing, but they will learn the basics of Music Theory and how to read basic sheet music.

Art

Students learn the fundamental building blocks of art and how it relates to all art media. Those that have prior experience with art will have opportunities to advance their level to suit individual needs, while beginners will be able to accomplish new goals.

Notices

Learning Preference Survey

As NYC prepares for what school looks like in the fall, on the assumption schools are open part time, meaning your child will be in school possibly 2 days a week, we need to know if:

Letter From Chancellor - Information on Reopening - August 3rd, 2020

Dear Families, I hope you are safe and healthy, and finding some rest and relaxation this summer. As we are approaching the start of the 2020-21 school year, I want to share some important new information with you about health and safety protocols in your child’s school—and every school—for the upcoming year.

Letter From Chancellor - Update on the 2020–21 School Year

July 27, 2020 Dear Families,   I hope you and your children are well and enjoying some time off this summer. September will be here before we know it, and I am writing to you today to keep you updated on the 2020–21 school year and make sure you know how to be part of the conversation.