Welcome to High School of Applied Communication!

Daniel Shin, Principal

Eduardo Alarcon, Assistant Principal

  Selina Yuen, Assistant Principal

Thank you for visiting our official school website!

We are proud to serve our diverse learning community and are committed to providing all members with a safe and supportive environment that meets their unique needs. 

Our mission is to provide its community members with equity and access to the knowledge, skills, and resources critical to becoming future leaders and influencers. 

This will be our primary community resource for the latest updates related to all things HSAC for the 2023-2024 academic year.

Parent Teacher Conferences
May 23 
5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Parent-Teacher Conferences will be held on Thursday, May 23, 2024, from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM. 

Please be aware that all Parent-Teacher Conferences are strictly virtual as per NYC DOE Public Schools. 

Below is the unique link and QR code to schedule virtual meetings with your child’s teacher. 


QR Code - PTC May 2024

You must schedule an appointment before the conference starts. Parents can schedule appointments until 4:30 PM on May 23rd.

The login information and password to access the account is your child’s 9-digit school ID number, also known as their OSIS number.  This number can be found on their school ID and program card.  

Username: Student’s 9 Digit ID Number

Password: Student’s 9 Digit ID Number

All meetings will be held through Microsoft Teams.  If using a smartphone or tablet, it is recommended to download the app (you do not need to make an account).  All HSAC students have experience with Microsoft Teams and can support you. 

If you have more than one child attending HSAC, you must log in for each child separately to make appointments.  Some teachers may not be available to make an appointment because they are either unavailable that day or have been booked for all the time slots.

Please contact the main office if you have questions at 718-389-3163.

Our House Tutoring Services
After-School & Saturday School

All HSAC students will have opportunities to receive academic support across content areas during the week and select Saturdays.

Please see the flyers below highlighting our support offerings for the remainder of the Spring term.

Weekly Tutoring Schedule


Saturday Tutoring Schedule Spring 2024 

Additional Resources

Please click on the links below to access the official NYC DOE resources.

Official NYC DOE Homepage

NYC DOE's Messages to Families

NYC Schools Accounts (Grades, Attendance, and Messaging Tool)

If you have any questions about these resources, please get in touch with the main office at 718-389-3163.


Lunch Forms

Attention Students and Parents: Lunch is now free for all students in NYC Public Schools. However, for our school to receive continued funding to sustain instructional programs, supplies, and staffing (including fee waivers such as College Board AP Exams), all parents, regardless of income, must complete an online School Meals Form. This information can be found in the "School Meals Program" section on our website.


Technical Support

For step-by-step directions to our virtual school, please click here.

If you are experiencing technical issues or need a password reset, please contact the individuals below for application-specific support.

Microsoft Teams: Mr. Sutanto, [email protected]

NYC Schools Accounts: Ms. Gonzalez, [email protected].


HSAC Essentials

We require our HSAC student community to download and use the following Microsoft applications.

Microsoft (MS) Teams

Access to Teams

MS Teams is our school’s primary communication tool, as well as our main virtual learning platform. Please make sure to explore MS Teams to get more comfortable navigating our virtual school.

To download this application, please click on the link here or scan the QR code.



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Microsoft Outlook


Outlook is our school’s email client. Important information related to classes (i.e., files, class updates, general school information, etc.) or special events within the school are created and shared in Outlook. We expect all students to check their  email regularly.

To download this application, please click on the link here or scan the QR code.

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