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Ms. Washington

Ms. Washington

Ms. Washington, our Director of College Counseling, will be available throughout the month of July.  Please email her at cwashington@ewsis.org, or contact her at 718.353.0009 ext. 5049 to setup an appointment.

Have a wonderful summer!

 

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Class of 2013

Class of 2013

Congratulations to the Class of 2013!  With  over a 95% graduation rate, our students are set to embark on their post secondary education at institutions across the globe!

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On May 8, 2013 East-West had its first Mathematics Competition.  The Game 24 is a unique mathematics teaching tool that can engage all students from diverse economic and social backgrounds. 

There was an overwhelming attendance from parents, students, and staff at this event.

There was an overwhelming attendance from parents, students, and staff at this event.

This game shows students that mathematics can be powerful, engaging, and fun.

This game shows students that mathematics can be powerful, engaging, and fun.

What’s really special about the game is that instead of the traditional math problem where students have to find the answers, we know the answer is always 24.

What’s really special about the game is that instead of the traditional math problem where students have to find the answers, we know the answer is always 24.

This alleviates any the pressure of getting to the “right” answer.

This alleviates any the pressure of getting to the “right” answer.

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Instead, the focus is on the process, finding patterns, and practicing problem-solving skills.

Four remaining students battle for the championship title

Four remaining students battle for the championship title

 

Staff vs Students quick fire

Staff vs Students quick fire

 

Can You 24 winner, Jimmy Matsumoto, 11th grader

And the winner is Jimmy Matsumoto, 11th grader

Winners

Congratulations to Jimmy Matsumoto 11grader, John So 8th grader , Jerry Liu 6th grader , and Jasmine Chen 7th grader

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