Wise Words

Never limit yourself because of others' limited imagination; never limit others because of your own limited imagination. 

Mae Jemison, Astronaut  

Wed, Apr 30 - Fri, May 2
NYS Math Exam
Wednesday, May 14
S.L.T Meeting
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Monday, May 26
Memorial Day - No School
Tuesday, June 3
Algebra I (Common Core) Regents
9:15 AM - 1:15 PM
Thursday, June 5
Anniversary Day - No School For Scholars


FDA VIII participates in Box Tops for Education. Parents and scholars please save your box tops and submit to Ms. Muhammed.

Frederick Douglass Academy VIII proudly announces the new P.T.A. Board for the 2013-2014 school year.

President: Ms. Sharon Nedd
Vice President: Melissa Burrell
Treasurer: Helan Sandy
Secretary: Sherriece Hughes

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FDA VIII Goes to Washington D.C.

When: May 7 – May 9, 2014

Final Payment of 90.00 due on March 24th, 2014.

All payments should be submitted to Mrs. Yearwood (Money orders are preferred) All payments are non-refundable after February 2014.

                 See Ms. Green, Trip Coordinator for more information.

Scholars can now access the computer room after school under Ms. Martin's supervision. Computer access is for academic purposes only. The lab will be open Tuesdays (3p.m. to 5p.m.) and Thursdays (2:30 p.m.- 4p.m.).

Just a reminder that we have now transitioned into our winter uniform. Please take the time to read the attached letter so you have a clear understanding of the winter uniform requirements.

National Junior Honor Society members please be advised that the marking period is coming to an end. It is essential that you maintain an 85 average in all subject areas and satisfactory conduct.

FDA VIII is currently participating in a school wide fundraiser to support Leukemia & Lymphoma Society until April 4th.
All donations no matter how mall can save a life. For more information, contact Ms. Gallo- Cummings.

February is coming soon!