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IS 61 is a Food Site

posted 15 Apr 2020, 12:16 by Joseph Lisa

IS 61 Q is a location for free "Grab and Go" meals.  3 free meals are available for all New Yorkers Monday through Friday, 7:30 am to 1:30 pm. Meals Hubs will operate for children and families from 7:30 am to 11:30 am, and for adults from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm.

Schools Are Currently CLosed

posted 15 Apr 2020, 12:13 by Joseph Lisa

Schools will be closed until further notice. Once we receive word on an opening date we will share that with you. We appoligize for the confusion.  

Schools Closed

posted 16 Mar 2020, 05:48 by Joseph Lisa

Schools will be closed until April 20th. Please be safe and practice social distancing. If you have not signed up a schools account please do so. 

Parent Teacher Conference Update

posted 11 Mar 2020, 11:31 by Joseph Lisa

Based on current recommendations from the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, and in an abundance of caution, March Parent Teacher Conferences scheduled for Thursday evening and Friday afternoon will still take place; however, parents should not attend in person. IS 61 teachers will be making phone calls, emailing or sending progress reports home. 

Parent-Teacher Conferences

posted 28 Feb 2020, 12:38 by Joseph Lisa

We look forward to seeing you at our next Parent-Teacher Conferences that will take place on Thursday, March 12th from 4:30 pm-7:30 pm and on Friday, March 13th from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm.  As part of the conference, we ask that you bring your child with you, so they can share their progress towards meeting their goals. Please remember that Friday, March 13th is a half-day of school and students will be dismissed at 12:00 pm. 

Happy Holidays and Happy New Year!

posted 20 Dec 2019, 11:30 by Joseph Lisa

We would like to wish our entire school community a Happy Holidays and a Joyous New Year! We hope you enjoy your winter recess and remind you that schools are closed from December 23-January 1. School will resume for students on Thursday, January 2nd. 

Happy Thanksgiving!

posted 27 Nov 2019, 08:26 by Joseph Lisa

We would like to wish our school community a Happy Thanksgiving. We are thankful for everything you do to support our school. We look forward to seeing our students on Monday, December 2nd.  Enjoy your time off. 

Parent-Teacher Conferences

posted 1 Nov 2019, 07:07 by Joseph Lisa

We look forward to seeing you at our Fall Parent-Teacher Conferences that will take place on Wednesday, November 6th from 4:30 pm-7:30 pm and on Thursday, November 7th from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm.  As part of the conference, we ask that you bring your child with you, so they can share how they have been meeting their goals so far this year. Please remember that students will be dismissed at 12:00 pm on Thursday, November 7th. 

Welcome Back!

posted 5 Sep 2019, 04:08 by Joseph Lisa

We are so excited to meet our new students and welcome back our returning students. The new school year begins Thursday, September 5th. Doors will open for students at 8:40 a.m. Student will be dismissed from the same academy door as they enter. We wish all of our students a wonderful school year. 

Protections for Immigrant Families

posted 28 Jun 2019, 05:01 by Site Editor   [ updated 28 Jun 2019, 05:01 ]

To learn about further support for immigrant families in our community, please click here.  If you need any additional assistance, please do not hesitate to reach out to our parent coordinator, Martha Golero, room 113.

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