Attention: Emergency Health and Safety Update

Please see the attached emergency message to inform you our school building will need to be closed on Monday, October 26th by the NYC Department of Education due to two or more COVID-19 confirmed cases. All students will be learning remotely this coming Monday. Please follow up with an email from our Principal sent to all Pupilpath e-mails as well as social media. When more information is available on Monday, we will share with all our families.

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Attention: Emergency Health and Safety Update

Please see the attached emergency message to inform you our school building will need to be closed on Monday, October 26th by the NYC Department of Education due to two or more COVID-19 confirmed cases. All students will be learning remotely this coming Monday. Please follow up with an email from our Principal sent to all Pupilpath e-mails as well as social media. When more information is available on Monday, we will share with all our families.
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Letter from the NYC Department of Education Chancellor

The attached letter from the NYC Department of Education Chancellor Richard Carranza is being shared with you at this time in response to the random sample COVID-19 testing which took place at our school on Wednesday, October 14th. Please read the letter carefully and feel free to reach out to our Parent Coordinator, Barbara Nuzzolo with any questions. There is no action for you to take as the letter is more of an explanation of what took place.
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Breakfast and lunch are free for students at our school.

We are kindly asking all families to complete the online form in the link below so our school can receive funding for the program as well as Federal Title I funding if we qualify. If you bring lunch from home, or are learning remotely, or will be eating lunch in school please use the link below to apply as you do each year. We need your assistance to collect this information no matter what learning model you are in. If you have a child(ren) in the school an application is necessary for every child. A special thanks to the 745 families who have already submitted the application to keep our school in compliance with collection of this information. Thank you in advance for your cooperation and support in this matter.
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COVID-19 Testing Update

Please be advised our school was selected for random COVID-19 testing of students and staff today. This is part of the monthly testing taking place in all public schools throughout New York City. We are not able to inform families or students prior to testing based on the guidance given by the Lab and Testing Consultants.
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Testing Update for COVID-19

The letter below is being sent on behalf of the NYC Department of Education and The Mayor's Office regarding testing for COVID-19 in schools.
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Wear Pink!

In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness month, and those who are near and dear to us who have "fought like a girl" as well as those who are no longer with us I would like to designate October 21,22,23 as Group A,B,C-D Spirit days for the month of October. Group D can jump on with Group C. WEAR PINK!
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I.S. 24 Community Update

The health and safety of our students and staff, and everyone in the DOE family across the city, is our top priority. We are committed to ensuring you have the information you need on COVID-19 as we continue to navigate this public health emergency together.
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COVID-19 Testing

We must also inform you of some communication from the Department of Education regarding Random Sampling Testing of students for COVID-19
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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.)