Macy Honors Program SLC


In this well established, highly regarded honors program, students will be challenged to excel academically, encouraged to develop leadership qualities, take advantage of internship programs, summer programs and partnership opportunities. Students will be prepared to succeed at the most competitive colleges and universities through rigorous coursework which consists of honors-level core subjects, with an emphasis on Math and Science, Advanced Placement, college preparatory courses, and college courses taken in nearby universities. A strong academic foundation coupled with enrichment opportunities help to develop well-rounded student preparing them for higher education, to be a productive citizen, and to continue our legacy of successful graduates.

The Mission of the Macy’s Honors program is to educate and rigorously challenge high achieving, internally motivated students to succeed and meet the evolving college requirements of the 21st century. Macy honors and Advanced Placement courses expand and deepen content knowledge and foster a respect for becoming self-motivated, independent lifelong learners. Continuing our legacy of excellence, we empower our students to be critical thinkers and problem solvers by providing boundless opportunities and a path to extraordinary futures.

Assistant Principal: C. Neset

News & Announcements

The 2016-2017 school year begins on Thursday, September 8th!

Past News

Poetry Out Loud

What's Poetry Out Loud?
"The National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation have partnered with U.S. state arts agencies to support Poetry Out Loud, a contest that encourages the nation's youth to learn about great poetry through memorization and recitation. This program helps students master public speaking skills, build self-confidence, and learn about their literary heritage." - Poetry Out Loud

The school-wide competition was held on December 16th, 2015. We had prestigious judges come and facilitate the competition; such as Dana Gioia, a poet and writer who served as the Chairman of the federal arts agency the National Endowment for the Art. From the school-wide competition, two of our Macy students won! Moamer A. won first place and Amanda R. won second place. These hard working students will now move on to the regional competition!

Dates to remember:
  • February 2nd, 2016:

    Regionals will be held at SUNY Purchase.

2016 Palazzo Strozzi High School Renaissance Award

What's the Palazzo Strozzi High School Renaissance Award?
"The Palazzo Strozzi Foundation USA was established in 2010 in New York to raise American awareness and support for the exhibits and cultural activities of the Palazzo Strozzi in Florence. The mission of the Palazzo Strozzi Foundation USA, in this era of globalization, is to preserve the values of openness and creativity of the Renaissance, one of the foundations of the Enlightenment and of modern Western societies. Among the major initiatives of The Palazzo Strozzi Foundation USA is The Palazzo Strozzi High School Renaissance Award." - Palazzo Strozzi Foundation USA

Dates to remember:
  • February 5th, 2016:

    Essays must be submitted to your teachers, no later!

  • Mid-February, 2016:

    Award decisions will be announced.

Lehman College Now, College Prep Course

What's college now?
"The goal of College Now, much like many dual enrollment programs, is to help students meet high school graduation requirements and prepare for success in college, both academically and socially. In addition, program administrators have designed program activities with the goal of enhancing performance on Regents and CUNY placement exams so that students will be able to enroll in college without the need for remediation." - College Now