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News and Announcements

Confirmed Case of COVID-19

I am writing to notify you that a member or members of our school community have tested positive for COVID-19 and may have exposed others while at school. Below you will find guidance on next steps that will help keep our school community healthy and safe. The information below reflects the expertise of the Department of Health & Mental Hygiene (DOHMH), Test & Trace Corp (T2), and the New York City Department of Education (DOE).

COVID-19 Positive Notice

I am writing to notify you that a member or members of our school community have tested positive for COVID-19 and may have exposed others while at school.

COVID-19 School Notice

I am writing to notify you that a member or members of our school community have tested positive for COVID-19 and may have exposed others while at school.

letter from the NYC Department of Education Chancellor, Mr. Banks, regarding new policies related to returning to school on Monday, January 3rd

Translated letters will be available here: https://www.schools.nyc.gov/about-us/messages-for-families. Please read over the letter carefully as it will explain additional health and safety measures and what schools will be doing around testing for COVID-19 in buildings, NYC testing sites, home test kits available, and quarantine rules. Thank you for your time and attention as we all work together to keep schools healthy and safe for our students and staff.

Parent Letter COVID-19 and Flu

On behalf of the NYC Department of Health and Department of Education we are sharing this notice with you at this time regarding COVID-19 vaccination as well as Flu vaccination of students in New York City.
Holiday Card designed by Alexia Pistone

2021 Holiday Wishes and Card from Mr. Santamaria

Warm wishes from all of us at I.S.24 to all of you. Wherever your plans take you please be safe, be smart and enjoy your time with those around you. Happy Holidays! Happy New Year! Regards, Lenny Santamaria Principal

See pupil path for a message from our Parent Coodinator

Please note that with schools closed for Winter Recess we will still need a way to record student positive cases of COVID. Use the link sent from Mrs. Turano on pupil path to record any cases as staff will not be present in the building until January 3, 2022 and this is the only way we can receive the information in one location to notify the Department of Education.

Confirmed Case of COVID-19: Close Contacts Quarantined

The NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) and the NYC Test + Trace Corps (T2) have determined that several members of our school community have tested positive for COVID-19 and may have exposed others while at school.
School building

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.)