SAT administration will be postponed to Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Bayside High School
Wednesday, March 21 - SAT Day
On Wednesday, March 21, the SAT Exam (no essay) is being offered to juniors free of charge. Juniors should report to the room indicated on the letter distributed in the official attendance period. Students must report no later than 8 AM on March 21, and have their Bayside photo I.D. card, sharpened number 2 pencils with erasers, black or blue pens, and a calculator. Test takers will be dismissed from school after the exam is complete. Upon exiting the testing room, students will be given a bagged lunch.
Additionally, test takers are also receiving an informational booklet about the SAT Exam, practice questions, and information about how to connect to www.khanacademy.com to access additional resources.
For students not testing, please note that the school day begins with Period 2 and ends with Period 9. Periods 1, 10, and 11 will not meet on March 21. A special schedule was distributed during the official attendance period, indicating where each period meets. Please note that some classes will be moved in order to accommodate the SAT Exam.
Bayside High School
Please read this important letter from Chancellor Fariña
This school year, Bayside's Yearbook will be available for online purchase.
Below is a direct link to order the yearbook, which will be distributed in June to graduating students that place their order by the deadline. Jostens is offering a discounted price of $75.00 through January 12th. The price goes up to $85.00 until the ordering deadline. Orders MUST be placed by March 12th, 2018. No purchasing will be accepted in school. Paper order forms are also available, which must be sent directly to Jostens.
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