Friday, April 8, 2011

Travel Opportunity and Scholarship

Hey CSIHS students. Check out this awesome trip to the Arctic that the organization Students On Ice provides. They have just posted that they will be offering full scholarships for the trip (worth almost $10,000), so all of you adventurers should apply. When I was a senior at CSIHSIS I spent a few days applying and getting some recommendation letters from teachers and just with that effort I was able to travel to the Antarctic in the winter of 2009. The trip was not only fun I got the chance to meet students from around the world and make my resume look polished.
Heres the info:

Dreaming of polar bears, rocky shores, whales, fiords, mountains and glaciers?

Passionate about environmental issues and polar science?

Driven to affect positive and meaningful change in your community?

We have an incredible opportunity for you!

Students on Ice is proud to offer several fully funded scholarships for our upcoming Arctic Youth Expedition from July 27-August 7, 2011.

This expedition represents a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for youth to expand their knowledge about the circumpolar world, and to gain a global perspective of the Arctic, its wonders, and its present and future challenges.

Please see below for specific information about each scholarship, including: criteria; application forms; and deadlines to apply. If you do not meet the criteria for the following scholarships, please contact our Participant Coordinator, Niki Trudeau, to learn more about other scholarships, bursaries, grants and the SOI Fundraising Toolkit. More scholarship opportunities will be uploaded to this page over the coming weeks. Please check back frequently!

We are very grateful for our various partnerships and the generous supporters of SOI. Without them, we would not be able to offer you these scholarships! However, scholarships are not the only way to participate on our expeditions. We encourage all students to continue to raise their expedition fees through fundraising and community support.

IMPORTANT NOTE: All students must have a passport to travel on this expedition. Scholarship applicants should begin the passport application process NOW! If you are unsure of how to apply for a passport, check out this link.

Don’t hesitate to contact our office, should you have any questions:

Niki Trudeau, Participant Coordinator
Telephone: 1-819-827-3300
Toll-Free: 1-866-336-6423

For More Info Visit:
Application Info:

Monday, September 27, 2010


Check out our senior peer leaders and how they use video to tell the story of their College Summit experience this past summer. These students will use what they learned this summer to help their peers and our underclassmen get involved in the college process and be college ready!!!!


Thursday, August 19, 2010


Groups of freshman academy students were assigned to decorate a cake that represented our school's graduate profile. Our group's cake was original. We tried symbolize the graduate profile as much as we could.

The gummy bears around the figure of the earth mean that we are all together as a family no matter our race or religion, trying to help the world as much as we can in helping our communities and our global society.

The peace sign also shows goodwill and care towards the planet earth and its people as well our hope for peace.

The math equation represents the math we do in high school as well as skillfully and creatively facing and solving each problem.

CSI'14 is the year us freshman graduate too(:

All of us had a great time in the freshman academy; no one wanted to leave and we all became such close friends!

by Clarissa Bernardo

Thursday, July 29, 2010

CSI Heads for the Summit!

As a feature of our new partnership with College Summit, an organization that partners with schools to help strengthen the college going culture so that all students graduate career and college ready, this week twenty five rising seniors headed to Yale University where they participated in a four day residential workshop. At the workshop, while experiencing a college envioronment, our students continued their college searches and got a head start on the application process as they worked with Writing Coaches on their personal statements. These students were also trained as peer leaders. As peer leaders, along with their senior adviosrs who will also participate in professional development this summer, these students will lead the way and inspire their peers to persevere through the college process. As they work with their peers as well as with freshmen, sophomores, and juniors, they will be instrumental in helping to reinforce the college going culture we have worked hard to create.

We are very excited about our new partnership with College Summit. To find out more about how to support this program so that we can bring it to our 9th-11th graders as well, please contact our school.

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Why I Love CSI High School

A picture is worth a thousand words! Check out this video statement by one of our students:

Why I love CSIHSIS - Future Now NYC from Sean Fisher on Vimeo.

Monday, July 26, 2010

Human Rights Issues Inspire Senior Film Trailers

For their Comparative Government Through Film course, to inform and educate others about pressing and urgent human rights issues, through their Human Rights Trailer Production Project CSI High School seniors created original film trailers. As part of this project students researched the political history of a nation and produced a trailer for a film exploring the impact of a modern problem on the people of the nation. Films were screened in classes as well as at our orientation for incoming freshman and exhibited at Asia Society's Partnership for Global Learning and International Studies Schools Conference in early July. View some of our students' best work and learn more about what is going on in our world!

Sunday, July 25, 2010

Unique Leadership Lessons for CSI High School Senior

CSI High School rising senior Jessica Mallozzi was chosen among hundreds of candidates to be one of the five Bank of America Student Leaders from New York City to pariticpate in a Leadership Summit. This summer along with students from across the country Jessica has the unique opportunity to learn about and continue her community activism while collaborating with business and political leaders as well as peers from New York and throughout the country. Read more about Jessica's experience: