Return of Newly Opted-In Students and rescheduled Town Hall Meeting for PS/IS 229K Parents and Families
Good afternoon PS/IS 229K Community,
The 3 feet of social distancing in instructional spaces for grades PreK - Grade 5 has been agreed upon and we have a plan. The 6 feet will remain in effect in middle school classrooms, public spaces, and between adults. We conducted a walkthrough with our Building Response Team and UFT representative yesterday to ensure our plan will maintain all necessary health & safety measures. The Superintendent's Office has approved our plan.
I am writing to you today to announce that:
1) Our newly opted-in grades K-5 students will be coming into the school building 4 days per week (Tuesday-Friday) beginning Tuesday, April 27th.
2) We will bring ALL grades 6-8 blended students (including those newly opted-in) into the school building 4 days per week (Tuesday-Friday) beginning Tuesday, May 4th.
All students in grades 1 - 8 must provide consent for in-school COVID-19 testing by their first scheduled in-person learning day in order to participate in the in-person instructional activities. The consent form can be found in multiple languages on the School-Based COVID-19 Testing page on the InfoHub at: https://infohub.nyced.org/school-year-2020-21/return-to-school-2020/health-and-safety/school-based-testing .
Families are encouraged to complete the consent form immediately via the NYSCA portal at: https://mystudent.nyc/ .
I will be conducting my rescheduled Town Hall Meeting for Parents and Families via Zoom on Monday, April 26th at 6:00 PM. I will be addressing items for the remainder of this school year, the summer, and looking ahead.
William Kirk is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
Topic: Principal Kirk's Town Hall Meeting for PS/IS 229K Parents and Families
Time: Apr 26, 2021 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
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Thank you for your continued support during this challenging year!
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