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Principal's Message

Greetings and welcome to The James McCune Smith  School also known as CS 200, the home of the Panthers! I am Principal Belton and I am thrilled that you have decided to view our school’s website in order to learn more about our wonderful students, staff, and programs we have to offer. Our commitment at CS 200 is to provide a safe and intellectually challenging environment that will empower students to become innovative thinkers, creative problem solvers and inspired learners prepared to thrive in the twenty-first century. We continue to meet our challenges with great enthusiasm and anticipation of new opportunities that will enhance our instructional program and school community as a whole. As you visit our website, you will notice that all of our teachers have created and maintain a webpage to keep parents informed of news relevant to their classrooms. We are committed to providing innovative lessons to our students, a variety of extra curricula activities and the incorporation technology in order to meet the needs of the 21st century learner. Our school community is dedicated to providing our students with a well-rounded educational experience. While the core curriculum is provided for all students, we believe that it is critical to provide leadership opportunities, character education, and exposure to the technologies in order to prepare students for college and careers. We encourage you to visit our wonderful school and see that we are a school committed to children and their families. You will find that this is a nurturing and engaging community of teachers and learners. To our parents, we believe that your involvement is an essential component to the academic success of your child. I encourage you to visit our website often, meet your child’s teacher, and to get engaged in all that CS 200 has to offer. Your participation in our school is needed and greatly appreciated! I look forward to partnering with you on behalf of our future leaders as we are… “CS 200 Where the Search for Knowledge begins and Never Ends.”

Latest News from C.S. 200

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24 Hour School Building Closure

Dear P.S. 200 (TANDEM M010) - MANHATTAN - M200 at 2589 7 AVENUE Families: The NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) and the NYC Test + Trace Corps (T2) determined that two or more members of our school community have tested positive for COVID-19 within seven days of each other. As a result, the school building will close for an initial 24 hours to investigate the source(s) of transmission. Below you will find information on next steps to protect the health of you, your child, and the school community. This guidance reflects the expertise of DOHMH, T2, and the New York City Department of Education (DOE).
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Covid Rent Relief Program

New application period will be open Friday, Dec. 18 through Monday, Feb. 1, 2021. Click the link above to learn more!
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After-School Newsletter

Dear C.S. 200 Family and Friends, Check out our weekly newsletter and find out more about our wonderful family supports such as: -Virtual Homework Help! -Virtual Family Workshop Series ! -And our highlighted "Club of the Week"! Click the link below or tap the after school button on the home page for more information!
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Kindergarten Kickoff Event and Virtual Fair Week!

Community School District 5 Presents: Kindergarten Virtual Fair Week! January 11th-January 15th Kick Off Day for the week of events is Monday, January 11th, from 5:00pm-6:00pm Zoom link click HERE! Meeting ID: 824 4560 8436 Passcode: 687687 ph 1-929-205-6099 Click the link to learn more!
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ALERT: NYC Public School Buildings Closed Due to Inclement Weather

Due to inclement weather, New York City public school buildings are closed on Thursday, December 17. While buildings may be closed, school will be in session remotely for all students. Students are expected to log on and engage with their work from home as they do on other remote days. Middle and high school students who are already learning remotely every day are expected to attend school remotely, regardless of the weather. Please note that all DOE meal hubs will be closed. Do not hesitate to contact your principal if you have any questions. Sincerely, The New York City Department of Education

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