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After School Activities

There are many exciting after school and Saturday activities offered at Marta Valle High School.  From tutoring, to dance, to test preparation, we have something for everyone.  Please see Ms. Kelly Wade in the main office room 142 for a 21st Century After School Program application and please see Ms. Mimi Woldermariam in the Beacon office room 261 for Beacon after school opportunities.
21st Century After School Programs
-Art
-Video Production
-Library Media Center
-Music
-Fitness Center
-Basketball
-Tutoring
  • English
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies
-Dance
-NY State Testing Prep
-Senior Activities
-Student Activities
-Rugby
-Volleyball


Beacon After School Activities
- College & Career Development Program - Marta Valle HS seniors work with a college advisor one on one to apply for college and register for SATs as well as apply for the FAFSA. The college advisor also helps students pick the right fit for them in terms of colleges and can assist with personal statements as well as college exposure by taking kids on college visits.

- AmeriCorps Program - This opportunity is for students ages 17+. Students work with the Grand Street Settlement Beacon After School Program by providing tutoring services, administrative and program assistance. Students get a bi-weekly stipend as well as a small college scholarship.

- Open Community Gym - Students are encouraged to attend basketball skills and drills programs on Wednesday evenings from 6pm-8pm and Saturdays from 9am-12:30pm.

- DYCD & Nike Funded Basketball League - Students ages 13-15 with a cumulative grade point average of 75 can become part of the league. Both male and female. Students will compete throughout the city against other DYCD & Nike funded teams for the championship title in their division.

- Gentlemen of Quality - Male students can attend this all-male mentoring program featuring NYU male students giving youth guidance on college, life, finances, and academics. The program mission is to inspire and uplift the gentlemen spirit in male minority youth.

- Volunteer Opportunities - Qualified students can volunteer with the Beacon After School program in order to earn community service hours to help toward their 60 hour goal for graduation.

- SYEP - The Beacon Center can help students apply for the Summer Youth Employment Program in April. This opportunity is afforded by the city and is also awarded to students by lottery. Students can choose the Beacon Center as their host site to do their SYEP term with.

- JUMP - The Juniors Undertaking Manhattan Possibilities program is awarded to qualifying MVHS students who inquire and show interest in September. Students are exposed to different trips -- arts, recreation and sports related in order to expose them to various interests. The trips take place one Saturday a month.

- COMPASS (OST) Program - This program is uniquely designed for 25 incoming freshman. They are awarded a counselor who will follow them throughout their freshman year offering guidance, workshops and tutoring in order to ensure they matriculate to the 10th grade with 10 or more credits. Students can inquire to join in September.

Please email mwoldem@grandsettlement.org or call 212-473-8152 x 2611 to inquire about any of the above programs.
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