News & Announcements

We have good news!

Good news! Every family will receive $420 for each child enrolled in New York City public schools to offset the cost of lunches that students are eating at home that they would have received for free in school.
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Important Health-Related Information for Families

Dear families,
The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (NYC Health) has shared updated information on Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C), formerly known as Pediatric Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome (PMIS). Attached, please find a letter which includes a Fact Sheet prepared by NYC Health.
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Spring Reading Challenge

Spring Reading Challenge Reboot
Accelerated Reader Remote Learning Incentives | May 4th - June 12th
STUDENT LEVEL AWARDS - POWER READERS
GOAL: Top readers per grade, based on AR quizzing
In order to qualify – min 10 books read and AR quizzes taken by June 12th
(Only AR quizzes PASSED will be counted)
PRIZE WORTH $50
GIFT CARD TO:
A. GAME STOP OR
B. AMC THEATRE OR
C. OLD NAVY
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REMOTE LEARNING SURVEY

Take the Remote Learning Survey
Who can take the survey?
All Parents/guardians of DOE students in any grade
Students in grades six through twelve
Please take the survey by May 1, 2020. The survey is available in Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, English, French, Haitian Creole, Korean, Russian, Spanish, and Urdu.
Select the borough where you or your child attends school to take the survey.
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UPDATED GRADING POLICY

What You Need to Know

The UPDATED GRADING POLICY outlined in the link is in effect for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year only. Teachers will base students’ final grades on a holistic review of their progress before and after we started remote learning. Attendance will not be a factor in students’ grades. No student will receive a failing final grade.
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Parent Translator Resources

Dear District 5 Community,

As we work together to support each other during this time here is a link to a resource for parents who may need assistance with

Translation
Interpretation
Internet Connection or
Remote Learning Platform
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Free Meals! What's on the Menu?

The New York City Department of Education is committed to making three free meals available daily for any New Yorker. Any New Yorker who wants one can get three free meals a day at more than 400 Meal Hubs across the city.Meals can be picked up at all Meal Hubs 7:30 am to 1:30 pm, Monday through Friday
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