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NYC Family Income Inquiry Form

Beginning July 2, 2021, you can begin to complete the NYC Family Income Inquiry Form. A flyer is attached here on where to go and submit your information.
Free Meals

Free Summer Meals

This summer, any New Yorker who wants them can get free "grab & go" meals across the city starting June 28th.

Letter from Chancellor

On behalf of the NYC Department of Education Chancellor, Ms. Porter, please see the attached letter at this time.

Announcement from school nurse, Debra Apen

If your child will require any medication/treatment and or medical accommodations for the upcoming school year, the 2021-2022 forms and instructions on where and how to submit your child's form will be available for you.

Graduation Update

You will find another important update regarding Graduation we have just learned of. There is a need to add another ceremony time on June 17th to accommodate our students and families as the NYC guidance states we must count the graduates as part of the number of participants along with guests and family members.

The New York City Department of Education's next family update is attached.

Dear I.S. 24 Families, The New York City Department of Education's next family update is attached. English and translated versions of the update are available at  This week's update includes information on COVID-19 vaccines for children ages 12 and older, Chancellor Porter's five-borough family engagement forums, updates on Regents exams and Halal meal expansion, and more. Regards, Lenny Santamaria Principal

Extended School Year

This form is for Special Education Students that have Extended School Year on their IEP. Even though the deadline has passed, the district still accepting forms. If you have any questions, please reach out to Julianna Tramontana ext. 3341

Opening of the 2021-2022 school year update

The New York City Department of Education has released a letter to all families which Chancellor Porter wishes for you to see at this time as it relates to the opening of the 2021-2022 school year. Please see attached letter at this time.

D31 Appointed Superintendent

On behalf of Superintendent Dr. Marion Wilson, I am forwarding to you a letter she received announcing her appointment as Superintendent of District 31 schools. Please join me in wishing Dr. Wilson best wishes and all good things for the future.

New U.A.U Website

For information about our United Activities Unlimited (UAU) programs please click here

Graduation Update

A change is being made to the Graduation ceremony on Thursday, June 17th. We hope to finalize new details by Friday morning of this week so we can share with you before the weekend.  Please read below.
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Talent classes offered at Myra S. Barnes Intermediate School.

Below you will find a listing of the Talent classes offered at Myra S. Barnes Intermediate School. All selections made by you are preferential and do not guarantee placement. Final placement is determined by I.S. 24 as budget and enrollment plays a role in decision making.
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Mission Statement

Myra S. Barnes Intermediate School 24 is dedicated to the belief that all students can meet high standards of excellence.
The school will provide a positive and supportive environment for all students, staff and parents. This will emphasize the school and commitment in ensuring the children's cognitive, creative, and social growth.
All our students will develop academic and social skills and responsibilities which will enable them to become productive and law-abiding citizens of the community. ("All students" refers to both special and general education students.)

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