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Email:            contact@bronxriverhighschool.org

Phone:           (718) 904-4210

Fax:                 (718) 904-4209

Address:        The Bronx River High School, Herbert Lehman Educational Campus, 3000 East Tremont Avenue, Room 452,  Bronx, NY 10461


87 Comments

  1. Vidiya Cancel says:

    Hello, can you please tell me what the address of this new school is going to be. I’m not sure if you are actually located at Herbert Lehman Campus.

    Thanks
    Vidiya Cancel

    • Yes, we will be located in the Herbert Lehman Campus. We will be on the fourth floor.

      • camila batista says:

        my brother is going to this high school i hope is good (lol)

      • jhanyanara Santiago says:

        Since the school is having a new schedule,will you mail home the new dismissal and bell schedule home,by the middle or end of summer vacation,I also wanted to know are buses going to take two weeks to set up or a minimum so I can be aware how to send my child to school.

      • Letters were backpacked home with students in June, and letters will be mailed home in early August. The new bell schedule is already approved by the DOE and will be reflected in new bus schedules. In mid-August, we will get a list of students who have approved bussing from the DOE with route numbers, and the DOE will also send letters to parents with route numbers.

    • FRAN.L says:

      My daughter will be attending this fall as a freshman can will there be a supply list mailed out to parents so that we can be prepared ahead of time

      • A supply list will be posted to the website later this week, as well as mailed home. All items listed on the supply list will be available for purchase through our school store in the main office.

  2. Theresa Amelio says:

    When are the May open houses or informational sessions?

  3. Joan McCormack says:

    my daughter will be attending attending this school in September 2013. when do I attend an orientation with her?
    Joan

  4. Kassime says:

    I’m wonder what divison will this bronx river high school basketball team will be in

  5. Ernesto Llorente says:

    Do you have any additional information about the school i.e. after school programs other than sports and partnerships?

  6. Joan McCormack says:

    My daughter will attend this school in September – she is extremely happy. Do I have to wait on another acceptance letter from the school or I just have to attend the open house on June 17, 2013 at 6PM? Thanks.

    • Your daughter is on our official accepted freshman list provided by the DOE. You should have received a Round 2 Acceptance Letter. You may want to have her middle school guidance counselor reprint the letter. See you tomorrow

  7. do you have a socer team

  8. st says:

    Hi, My son was accepted to the school. However, we were unable to attend the June 17, 2013 open house. Please advise as to whether or not there will be another opportunity for an open house or if there will be any further contact with students prior to September. How will the student know where to report and what the needs are?

    • We will be sending out letters will all the details regarding the summer schedule shortly. Our Summer Bridge program will be August 27-28 from 9am – 12pm at the school. In addition, our office should be open by July 19th. Please let us know if you have any further questions.

  9. Darren Jones says:

    Principal Fucheck,

    Hi my name is Darren Jones and i will be attending at your school Bronx River High School,i have a question to ask, What is the dress code to your school

    • Darren –

      Thanks for reaching out. Our uniform is a polo shirt with our logo, black or navy blue pants (i.e. dickies, chinos, etc… but NO cargo pants), and solid black shoes, sneakers or boots. Black nikes with a red swoosh are no good. The shoes must be solid black (including the sole). We expect to have our uniform shirts in by next week. We will post on the website when the shirts are available.

  10. Ernesto Llorente says:

    My daughter is very interested in starting a girls swim team at your school. How can we make this happen?

    • The Lehman building does not have a pool. in the past, the PSAL sports program paid for students to use pools at other locations, that was discontinued due to budget cuts. If we wanted to create a swim team now, we would have to find out how much interest there is and how much it would cost to use another facility and hire buses, and then see if PSAL would pay for it. We would also have to find someone willing to coach who is Lifeguard and CPR certified. Your daughter can work with our Assistant Principal to get all the information.

  11. tamara says:

    Hi I wanted to know what time does my daughter have to be at the school tomorrow for the algbra regents academy

  12. tamara holder says:

    Hi I wanted to know what time does my daughter have to be at the school for the algebra regents academy

    • The Regents Academy starts at 9:00 and runs until 1:00 pm. It will be located at our sister school, Metropolitan Soundview High School, at 1300 Boynton Avenue in the James Monroe Educational Campus.

  13. CARMEN says:

    what time will school begin in the morning ??

  14. CARMEN says:

    also first day of school is Sep 9th correct??? And will my son have to attend both orientations on 8/27 & 8/28 or will it be the same information for both days??

    • Yes, the first official day of school is September 9th. However, we ask all freshman to come in both days on Aug. 27th and 28th to meet their advisory teacher, tour the school, buy their uniforms, and meet their fellow classmates. Students will come in from 9am to 12 pm on those two days.

  15. cherrie says:

    When will the list of supplies be posted?

    • The list has been posted on the home page. All students will be provided a binder, looseleaf and section tabs. If a class requires a journal, then a marble composition book will be provided for the student. All handouts will be hole-punched and expected to put into the students binder within the proper subject section. Students should purchase the following list of supplies:

      1) Pens

      2) Pencils

      3) Erasers

      4) Backpack

      Students are expected to bring their binder to school everyday, as well as pens and pencils.

  16. cherrie says:

    How many classes will there be

  17. st says:

    Perhaps the question was not phrased properly. My question is How many 9th grade classes will there be? The 108 students will be divided into how many classes, meaning how many students will be in each class?

  18. st says:

    Also, I have not received any information regarding uniforms. What will be availiable for purchase such as whether or not there will be button down vest, or pull over vest, polo shirts or dress shirts for purchase? How much is each, so that the student know what he will be able to purchase?

    • A letter was just mailed on Friday. Uniforms will be available for purchase starting on Monday, August 26th. The office will be open from 8:30 am to 5pm each day. The starter package is $50 for 2 polo shirts, 2 gym shirts, and 1 cardigan sweater. The uniform consists of a school logo polo shirt, solid black or blue pants (dickies, chinos, etc… no jeans, no leggings, no cargo pants) and solid black shoes, sneakers, boots. Students must wear the school cardigan, no hoodies.

  19. Ernesto Llorente says:

    When will you host your first PTA meeting?

    • We will be a having a Back to School Night in September, and will be presenting information on the PTA. Be on the look out for a letter regarding the date. We are hoping for many parents who will volunteer to serve on the PTA. Thank you.

  20. Ricardo Lopez says:

    Soy un estudiante cual es su uniforme

  21. CARMEN says:

    I Have a child with an IEP and i am going in for the conference on Aug 21 @ 7pm will the uniforms be ready for sale on that day at that time???

    • Unfortunately, we have to reschedule the IEP meeting because the building is not open this week. We have rescheduled for Wednesay, Aug. 28th @ 7pm. Yes, we will sell uniforms at that time. Please let us know if you can make the new date. Thank you.

  22. Ernesto Llorente says:

    Thank you I will look out for the letter.

  23. st says:

    For Childrren with IEP’s, should there be a meeting prior to the start of school?

  24. CARMEN says:

    Thanks I have e-mailed you directly and yes i will be attending the meeting on 8/28 @ 7pm Have a great Day..

  25. Reneè says:

    Where can I find the results of the regents exam my daughter took? Also, why is it so difficult to get anyone on the phone? This message board is a VERY ineffective way for parents to communicate with the school.

    • Renee,

      Hopefully you received the email response from the school yesterday. As mentioned in the email, our new office phone number is (718) 904-4210, and was just set up last week. Also, as indicated on the “Contact Us” page of this website, our email address is bronxriverhs@gmail.com. Please feel free to call or email anytime.

  26. st says:

    Thank you Renee. Yesterday I appeared at the school at 7pm as I was told in an email that there was going to be a meeting. I walked around that entire campus look for any resemblance of a human being. I did encounter two, both construction workers who actually went back inside to make sure he was giving me accurate information that NO ONE was in the building. I never was informed about the first meeting and that was explained to me in a email, and was understood. Clearly its on the message board that the rescheduled meeting was yesterday 8/28/2013 @7pm. I dont do dysfunction well and can say I am truly annoyed. I truly hope this is no indication as to how the school will be ran. I chose a new school because I know the board of ED as it exist has not options for students such as mine who did not make ii into the catholic school system. I am hoping that there is some reasonable explanation for make me spend $16.00 in cab fare and rush from work.

    • Our apologies for your troubles. Yes, there was a meeting for parents of students with IEP’s scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 28th at 7pm. Since school is not in session, and this was an after hours event, a permit had to be filed with School Safety in order to have School Safety Agents on the premises at that time. This school filed and paid for a permit in order to host that meeting. However, School Safety miscommunicated with their staff and no school safety agents remained on premises that evening. Our Assistant Principal, Ms. Malloy, attempted to call every parent who was asked to come in to cancel the meeting.

      Please email or call us directly to ensure we have the right contact information for you and your child. I would like to try to figure out why we were unable to get you the message in time. Again, our apologies for you troubles.

      Mr. Fucheck
      Principal

      • st says:

        I previously resent you all of our contact information, which you had correct. My son probably was not on the list because his IEP does not recomment self contained. However, he still receive some services and I was hoping to hear from the individual that would handle this part of curriculum. Hopefully parent teachers will work out, at this point it seems fruitless to continuoulsy schedule this meeting

      • st,

        Please contact the school on Monday September 9th after 8:00am so we can make sure your son is receiving all of the services he is supposed to receive on his IEP. Our permanent phone # is (718) 904-4210. Just as a precaution in advance,please do not share your or your son’s name on this blog because this is confidential information. We look forward to talking to you about this matter.

  27. Lew says:

    Are you a charter school housed in Herbert Lehman or are you a NYCDOE small, public High School?

  28. We are a NYC DOE small, public High School, located on the fourth floor of the Lehman Education Campus.

  29. st says:

    Im just seeing the post that uniforms can be purchased Tuesday and Wednesday, which clearly eliminates Thursday or Friday. Im hopeful uniform will be availiable the first day. He will arrive by 7:30am so that he can purchase his uniform.

  30. leslie gonzalez says:

    if the prents cant come for parent teacher can they come the next day tomorrow (friday the 25) or monday the 28

  31. Juana says:

    Hi is their goin to be another fall open house because on October 29th at 6 i cant attend because im attending at schuylerville prepatory in the lehman campus. Are you goin to be doing the open house with Schuylerviller prepatory high school?

  32. karydad vega says:

    is the school gooing to extend fridays from 12:20 to 3:36 becuase i feel the kids should cram in order to suceed.they really need it so they wont fail because my daughters old school did so what are you going to do? my daughter says the midterms are coming next week. and she cant stay for elt t so what is going to happen?

    • The school day is extended Monday through Thursday to 3:36 from the normal school end time of 2:50 pm. We cannot extend the school day on Fridays because that would put us over the contractual amount of minutes for teachers. However, we also have Extended Learning Time after school from 3:36 to 5:30pm Monday through Thursday with our tutors. Also, students can request tutoring during Lunch and before school as well. Some teachers do stay after school on Fridays if students request extra help.

  33. Ximena Gutierrez says:

    are there more overnight trips for my kid will tey be extended,can parents come as chaperones

  34. Ramona Ramirez-Gutierrez says:

    when does the mp2 end

  35. juliette carmona says:

    why dso these kids need advisorys.,

  36. Advisory is a key component of our school model. All students are assigned an Advisory teacher who remains that student’s Advisor for all four years. The Advisor develops a deep understanding of the student’s academic and emotional needs, and helps ensure that the student is on track.

  37. Sandra Jones says:

    Does the school have a therapist that the kids can talk to?
    If there is how does a student talk to one?

  38. silena villalbos herrera-mendez says:

    will summer school & daycare be available next summer?

  39. ouma says:

    do you have wrestling

  40. samira santos-acevedo says:

    can the school pay half of the costa rica trip?

  41. carmen solis says:

    Is the school going to send home the new schedule and is the school going to have a delay setting up the buses so I can send him/her to school alone.

    • Letters were backpacked home with students in June, and letters will be mailed home in early August. The new bell schedule is already approved by the DOE and will be reflected in new bus schedules. In mid-August, we will get a list of students who have approved bussing from the DOE with route numbers, and the DOE will also send letters to parents with route numbers.

  42. To be on the safe side for students andparents ,can you give one last call before the first day tommorow for the kidsarents to be on the safe side or in the morning on the first day because some kids did not know about the new dismissal even the incoming freshmen.

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