updated 5/17/2011 4:47:30 PM ET 2011-05-17T20:47:30

ADVISORY, May 17, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Harlem Academy, an independent grade school that prepares bright, motivated students for success at top secondary schools and lifelong learning, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square.  

In honor of the occasion, Harlem Academy's grade-six class will ring the Closing Bell.

Where:

NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:

Wednesday, May 18th, 2011 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

Contact:
Harlem Academy
Britta Blodgett
(212) 348-2600
bblodgett@harlemacademy.org

NASDAQ MarketSite:
Jen Knapp
(212) 401-8916
Jennifer.knapp@nasdaqomx.com

Feed Information:

The entire Closing Bell is available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on AMC-3/C-3 (dl 3760H). The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1623. Footage of the new logo unveiling will be available from 3:55 – 3:56 p.m. ET. If you have any questions, please contact Jen Knapp (212) 401-8916.

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Webcast:

A live webcast of the NASDAQ Closing Bell will be available at: http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx or http://social.nasdaqomx.com .

Photos:

To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Close, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market close of your choice.

About Harlem Academy:

Harlem Academy is an independent school that prepares bright, motivated students for success at top secondary schools and lifelong learning. The school offers merit-based admissions, cultivates strong family partnerships, and ensures its economic diversity by meeting all demonstrated need for tuition support. Harlem Academy planted its roots among the lowest performing public schools in the city and created a program comparable to the highest performing private schools in the country. The school offers selective admissions; a rigorous academic curriculum taught in an extended day format; innovative advisory and character-development programming; and almost $2,000,000 in annual scholarships. Harlem Academy has 2.5 times more students in the top quartile than schools nationwide, while also operating at 60% of the cost of the average New York City independent school. For more information about Harlem Academy, visit http://www.harlemacademy.org . Follow Harlem Academy on Facebook ( http://www.facebook.com/pages/Harlem-Academy/47821985779 ) and Twitter ( http://twitter.com/harlemacademy ).   

About NASDAQ OMX:

The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. is the world's largest exchange company. It delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents, with more than 3,500 listed companies. NASDAQ OMX offers multiple capital raising solutions to companies around the globe, including its U.S. listings market, NASDAQ OMX Nordic, NASDAQ OMX Baltic, NASDAQ OMX first North, and the U.S. 144A sector. The company offers trading across multiple asset classes including equities, derivatives, debt, commodities, structured products and exchange-traded funds. NASDAQ OMX technology supports the operations of over 70 exchanges, clearing organizations and central securities depositories in more than 50 countries. NASDAQ OMX Nordic and NASDAQ OMX Baltic are not legal entities but describe the common offering from NASDAQ OMX exchanges in Helsinki, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Iceland, Tallinn, Riga, and Vilnius. For more information about NASDAQ OMX, visit http://www.nasdaqomx.com . *Please follow NASDAQ OMX on Facebook ( http://www.facebook.com/pages/NASDAQ-OMX/108167527653 ) and Twitter ( http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx ).

NDAQA

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