New School High School Program

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Millennium Brooklyn High School located in the heart of Park Slope, Brooklyn is a school founded in 2011 for students seeking accelerated education in hopes to prepare them for college. The student population of Millennium High School is about 570 students and offered a range of classes from AP courses, English, Sciences, Math, Humanities, Foreign Languages and Social Studies. In addition, students may participate in extracurricular activities such as sports (competing within PSAL) or clubs within the school grounds. Millennium Brooklyn High School offers a demanding well-rounded academic program. Millennium Brooklyn High School mission “is to prepare students for college and life-long success through a rigorous academic program that is driven by project-based and experiential learning.” The significance about this school is the AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) program that promotes college and career readiness through proven practices.
Zoe is a Haitian American student that attends an AVID tutoring class at Millennium Brooklyn High School. She is the student I am focusing on throughout the semester. She obtains a Canadian-USA dual citizenship and her grandmother is of Cuban decent. She is in the 10th grade and is very ambitious. From the day I meet her we instantly connected. She loves math and tutors other students in her class when they need help. Currently, she is struggling with Earth Science. Not only is she struggling with the material given in the…
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