Owl Blog Post for September 1st
We are sending a mid-week update in advance of our Meet and Greet tomorrow to share reminders and refreshers around entry, as well as other news and information.
For safety and social distancing considerations, tomorrow’s event is primarily geared toward our new families and previously remote families. We will be monitoring the flood warnings that have been issued through tomorrow and notify families if we should need to cancel for safety reasons.
Meet and Greet RSVP September 2nd, 2021 Priority Event for New Families and Previously Remote Families! RSVP Form
PK - 2nd Grade Students Enter from Hillman Avenue
3rd - 5th Grade Students Enter from P.S. 95 yard
To ensure safe social distancing the event is divided into two blocks of time.
Students with last names A - L are invited from 1:30-1:50.
Students with last names M - Z are invited from 2:00-2:20.
If you have siblings you are welcome to attend both regardless of last initial.
Everyone must wear a mask and sign in upon entry. An electronic or paper health screening will be required for entry. NYC Health Screening You may choose the “guest” option if you do not already have an NYC ID.
At this time, we have the following staff members confirmed for the Meet and Greet:
PK: Erin and Zoe
K: Denise and Ashley, Meagan
3: Scott and Casey
4: Joe and Javier
Out of classroom: Caitlin, Paige, Gabby, Melissa V., Ana, Cathy, and more to come!
Sending you the most heartfelt of appreciations on your advocacy for our air conditioning to be fixed. We are so happy to share that rooms have been comfortable throughout the week after a team came to fully resolve the issue.
Early Arrival Planning
Safety remains top of mind as we enter the new year with all of our students in-person. To ensure students remain in pods to the greatest extent possible, we ask that only families that absolutely need to drop their children off between 7:45 and 8:10. Students will be eating breakfast in their classrooms at the start of the school day. The early arrival time will not be the same social gathering and communal breakfast time that it was in our pre-COVID times.
Roads to Success: Please use this link to register for the Roads to Success after-school program at AmPark.
Back-to-School Family Forums: Registration is now open to your staff and families in your school community, for all back-to-schools forums, led by executive superintendents, superintendents, and BCO staff. Please note that registration is not required to attend; both families and school staff can access a livestream feed at the time of the event. The forum is an opportunity to ensure that families have the information they need to confidently send their children to school in-person. Families can submit questions by completing the online registration form. Please share these event flyers with your families and teams: English, Arabic, Bangla/Bengali, Chinese, French, Russian, and Spanish. Note that interpretation will be available for the languages listed, as well as ASL services at every forum. Families can register for any one of the below forums online:
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