IMPORTANT INFORMATION


Summer Reading Lists 


Each student is expected to read two books and complete the accompanied writing task for each novel.  This will be collected and graded the first week of school.
*Please note these writing assignments are NOT summaries of the books.  Review the extended response question(s) prior to summer break and speak with an ELA teacher if you have any questions.*

Incoming 6th grade summer reading 2015.doc
Incoming 7th Grade Summer Reading List.docx
 Incoming 8th grade summer reading 2015.doc


REGISTRATION

 SEPTEMBER 8th & 9th, 2015 (8:00am-2:00pm)

Required Documents:

  • Child’s birth certificate or passport as proof of age
  • Immunization records
  • Latest report card/transcript (if available)
  • Individualized Education Program (IEP) and/or 504 Accommodation Plan (if applicable and available)
  • Required Proof of NYC Residence (any two of the following):*
    • Utility bill (gas or electric) for the residence issued by National Grid (formerly Keyspan), Con Edison, or the Long Island Power Authority (for the Rockaways); must be dated within the past 60 days
    • Water bill for the residence; must be dated within the past 90 days
    • Original lease agreement, deed, or mortgage statement for the residence
    • Current property tax bill for the residence
    • Official payroll document from an employer (example: payroll receipt); must be dated within the past 60 days
    • Document or letter from a federal, state, or local government agency indicating the resident’s name and address (example: document from Internal Revenue Service (IRS), City Housing Authority, the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS)); must be dated within the past 60 days
* If you are not the leaseholder of your residence, you must submit a Residency Affidavit (see Chancellor’s Regulation A-101, page 20

ATTENTION 8th GRADE PARENTS/GUARDIANS OF THE 2015-2016 SCHOOL YEAR!

Get a jump start on the new school year and start saving now!

Senior dues for the 2015-2016 school year will be approximately $120.00; they are due in October.  Rings are not included in senior dues.  Trip money will be approximately $120.00 (also not included in their senior dues).


 

TO REACH MARGO KELLY,
THE PARENT COORDINATOR, 
PLEASE EMAIL

mkelly11@schools.nyc.gov

or call 718-833-9363 ext 5590



        NYC SCHOOLS ACCOUNT

Dear Parents/Guardians,
    Your child will be coming home today or tomorrow with their information/password for setting up your school account. With this account you will be able to get your child's ELA/MATH state test scores (at the end of August), grades, and attendance.  This is not for your child. You must know your child's (OSIS) ID#. It is on their report card.  Please use your personal email address.

Any questions please call Mrs. Kelly.


SUMMER 2015
KEEP YOUR CHILD READING NOW,
ALL SUMMER, AND BEYOND


click on attachment


Achieve SummerParentLetter2015.pdf

BUS INFORMATION
For incoming 6th grade students- Bus Information

 You will be able to check on this site after August 24th, 2015 (make sure you have your child's OSIS # or ID #  it is on report cards

Which bus route has my child been assigned? If you know your child's student ID and birthday, you can get the answer to this and other questions on the Transportation Search Page.

If you don't know your child's student ID, call The Office of Pupil Transportation at 718-392-8855.

 

CLICK ON ATTACHMENT to see if you are entitled to a Metro card or a yellow bus

Bus DISTANCE FROM RESIDENCE TO SCHOOL.docx

Instructions for Parent Registration:


On the main page select the link on the left titled "Parent Registration"

n  Complete form!

n  You only need to fill in items with an asterisk.

  • You will have to give your actual email address which they will then send verification to.
  • Using your email address as your user name and the password that is sent to you via email, return to the main page to log in.
  • “Accept” Terms and Uses.
  • Proceed to next screen to change your password.
  • Edit profile as desired and select “Finish”
  • The next screen is to “Edit Email Alerts”
  • First, select the “Select Children” link
  • Then, “Add Student”

n  Enter School (drop down to Dyker Heights)

n  Grade

n  Name

n  Click “Next”

  • Next, select “Add Classes”
  • Open the folders to locate your child’s class(es)
  • Finally, select the day(s) you would like to be notifed or simply check “Only send me an update when content is changed.”
  • CLICK “SAVE”!

*Please note that not all teachers actively use the website therefore all of your child’s classes may not be listed.  Contact cdeclara@is201k.org if you have any questions.


SCHOOL LUNCH APPLICATION
EVERY STUDENT MUST FILL OUT EVERY YEAR


Children need healthy meals to learn. The Office of SchoolFood offers healthy meals every school day. Breakfast is at no charge to all students and lunch costs $1.75.
 
Some students may be eligible for free meals. To determine if you qualify for free meals before the start of school on September 9, 2015,  this summer you can complete a school meals application on line. If you apply on line you will avoid the hassle of submitting a paper form in September. You can complete on line using any computer, tablet, or smartphone with an internet connection. Simply go to:  www.applyforlunch.com  after July 1, 2015
   Please keep in mind that families are responsible for the full price of lunch while the lunch  application is being processed.
 
Applications submitted online are processed within 24 hours of receipt and you will receive immediate confirmation that your application was submitted. Your privacy is important to us, so all information provided on your application will be kept confidential. Federal regulations do not allow the Department of Education to share your information with any other agency.

If you have any questions, please contact The Office of SchoolFood at (877) 363-6325.

Have a safe and relaxing summer!

The Office of SchoolFood


 
  

 
  


2015 Summer School Schedule
Tuesday, June 30 Summer School pre-service professional development for school based staff
Wednesday, July 1 First day of summer school
Friday, July 3 Independence Day Holiday (Schools and Offices Closed)
Thursday, July 30 Last day of summer school for students in grades 1-8
Tuesday, August 11 Last day of summer school for high school students
Wednesday - Thursday, August 12-13 Regents exams for high school students
Mid-August Families are notified about promotion decisions.

EVENTS

ATTENTION: Incoming 8th grade parents/guardians
Please go onto the following sites for workshops and fairs for next year:
http://schools.nyc.gov/ChoicesEnrollment/High/events

The Office of Student Enrollment welcomes all middle schools and their rising eighth grade students to High School Admissions!

  • The 2016 New York City High School Directory and the 2015-2016 Specialized High Schools Student Handbooks will be distributed to NYC public middle schools by June 25. These publications will be delivered to each school to the principal’s attention and are intended for every rising eighth grade student. If you have any questions about these publications, email HSPublications@schools.nyc.gov.
  • Translated versions of the Directory and Sections 1 – 5 of the Handbook will also be distributed during this time, and should be given out to students in their home language.
  • Additional copies of the Directory or Handbook will not be available until September 2015. To request additional copies for fulfillment in September, please fill out the following request form: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/HSDSHSATSURVEY.
  • English and translated versions of the Directory and Handbook are available online now at www.nyc.gov/schools/ChoicesEnrollment/High/Publications.
  • This summer’s Family Workshop information is now available; please download the 2015 Summer Family Workshop flyer in SEMS, under School Resources in the “Resources” section, and distribute with the High School Directory. These workshops are for students and their families and will offer valuable insight into High School Admissions. Please check http://schools.nyc.gov/ChoicesEnrollment/High/events for further updates.

For questions, contact HS Enrollment at HS_Enrollment@schools.nyc.gov.


General Response Protocol Summary Sheet.

   Please click on attachment

 

GRPTrainingGuideclassroomtool.pdf

Check out our new resource under the "About Us" tab titled "Publicity" to see our students in the local newspapers!



ATTENTION!
YDR’s SONYC(SUMMER) Program.
Is at Shallow Intermediate School.

If you have any QUESTIONS

Contact Takia French, Program Director, at 347-702-7155 for details.

HIGH SCHOOL INFO


ATTENTION STUDENTS & PARENTS/GUARDIANS!

ALL HIGH SCHOOL INFO WILL BE POSTED UNDER "8TH GRADE INFORMATION" WHICH CAN BE FOUND ON THE LEFT SIDE OF THE MAIN PAGE!

Mission Statement

Academic Excellence is the Key to Success!

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, September 9
FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL
Mon, Sep 14 - Tue, Sep 15
Rosh Hashanah
SCHOOL CLOSED
Wednesday, September 23
YOM KIPPUR
SCHOOL CLOSED
Thursday, September 24
Eid al-Adha
SCHOOL CLOSED

Weather

Today, 7/28/2015
High: 86 Low: 74
Partly sunny
11% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 7/29/2015
High: 90 Low: 72
Mostly sunny
3% chance of precipitation.