News & Announcements

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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COVID-19 FOOD ASSISTANCE

Please see the link below includes the following information:
·Map of free food resources across the city (pantries, soup kitchens etc.)
·Access to HRA to sign up for SNAP benefits or cash assistance from home
·Ways to donate food, cash or supplies to those in need
·NYC food delivery assistance – for individuals unable to go out to get food and unable to use private delivery options, NYC will deliver emergency meals
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Parent/Teacher Conferences

Hello Parents! It's that time again! Parent teacher Conferences are here.
DATE: May 7, 2020- May 22, 2020
Parent Teacher Conferences (PTC) are an important way for teachers to learn more about their students from families, and provide feedback to families about students’ academic performance. During the COVID-19 pandemic, home is school for most of our students, and families are playing the role of administrators, educators, facilitators, and coaches for student learning. The
PTC guidance below provides support to deepen family engagement, leverage families as assets for teaching and learning, and develop a shared understanding of the steps needed for the student to make academic progress.
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