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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!

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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Week 1 Schedule for In- Person Learning

The first week of in-person learning is as follows for each group Thursday, October 1-      Group B Only Friday, October 2-           Group C Only Monday, October 5-       Group C Only Tuesday, October 6-       Group A Only Wednesday, October 7-Group A Only
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Please click the above title to view the October Calendar! The attached calendars are labeled with the following color scheme: Cohort A is always green Cohort B is always orange Cohort C is always blue
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CLICK HERE !! NYC DOE Daily Health Screening

Daily Health Screenings are required for EVERY STUDENT that enters the building EACH DAY. Prior to entering IS24 each morning our students MUST SCAN the Bar Code or Click the Link Below and answer the questions certifying his/her readiness to enter the school building.
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Health screening Update for Families 9/22

Please check pupilpath and read over the information on the health screening immediately to be prepared for sending children to in-person school starting on 10/1/20.
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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.)