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Looking Ahead TO JUNE
Chancellor’s Conference Day for Staff Development –
(Students do not attend) June 8, 2023.
Clerical Day – (Students do not attend). – June 9, 2023
Juneteenth – School Closed – June 19, 2023.
June 21, 2023 - from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. 3K, and PreK –
and from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. Kindergarten.
June 22, 2023 - from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. 5th grade
ONLY 2 tickets per family, NO EXCEPTION.
Coffee with the Principal – June 23, 2023, @ 8:00 a.m.
- To ensure the safety of everyone, and as per DOE regulation, any parent who wishes to enter the school must present an NYS valid photo ID and sign-in. Then, the visitor will be directed to Ms. Rijo (Parent Coordinator) to assist. At this time, visitors are not required to show proof of vaccination before entering the school building.
School Uniform- your child must come to school Every Single Day wearing the uniform: burgundy top and navy blue pants/shirts.
COVID-19 testing- Every month, all staff and students will be given four at-home rapid tests. If a student or staff member is exposed to COVID-19, two additional tests will be provided so that staff and students can test once on the fourth and fifth days after exposure. The school's protocols for students experiencing COVID-like symptoms have not changed. Additional rapid tests will be administered to those employees and students. According to the CDC, schools should no longer administer routine COVID-19 testing to asymptomatic or unexposed students. As a result, there will be no weekly in-school random PCR testing this year.
Daily screenings discontinued- Daily screenings for students, staff, and visitors will no longer be required.
Masks- will continue to be optional for students and faculty at all grade levels. Only the following situations necessitate the use of a mask: When returning to school (or riding a school bus) on the sixth day after testing positive for COVID-19 through the tenth day after symptom onset or the date of a positive test, whichever comes first. When entering a school's medical room, school nurse's office, or a school-based health center. When exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms at school. Masks will continue to be available in schools upon request. Schools will always have a 30-day supply on hand.
Terrific Tuesday | Parental Engagement- Terrific Tuesday takes place every Tuesday from 2:20 PM until 3:00 PM. Please contact the teacher of your child to schedule a meeting to keep yourself informed regarding the social-emotional and academic progress of your child.
Lost & Found- If your child losses an item, please check the lost & found, located inside the Auditorium. Unclaimed items will be donated to the Salvation Army at the end of the school year.