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News and Announcements

Yearbook Advertisement

The deadline to place a yearbook ad is December 20th. You can use the flyer below to help place your ads. This flyer can also be found on the 8th grade COSA classroom and on Mr. Borrero's newsletter. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1BluJForJBifVmPgUwfejA6acGLByuOZq/view?usp=drive_web&authuser=0 If you have any questions regarding the yearbook, please contact Ms. Causi at tcausi@schools.nyc.gov

November Calendar Updates

Report Cards Distributed on 11/19 Next School Sprit Day: Wednesday, November 24 School Closed: Thanksgiving Recess 11/25-26

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 a member of our school community has tested positive for COVID-19 and may have exposed others while at school.

Lost and Found

If a student has misplaced a sweatshirt or jacket in the last few weeks please check out the clothing rack in the student cafeteria which contains a "lost & found" of many items neatly displayed on hangers on a large clothing rack. If you or your child believe they have lost an item please have your student check the lost and found to retrieve the item. Items will be displayed until the end of next month.

Health Investigation Complete

Today I am writing to share an important update about our school. The NYC Test + Trace Corps (T2) and the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) have completed a thorough investigation into COVID-19 cases in our school. They have determined that the school may remain open for regularly scheduled activities.

Additional 24 hour investigation by NYC Test & Trace

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.

COVID-19 Health and Safety 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.

Picture Retake Day- November 10

Picture retake day is set for Nov 10th , if your child was either absent on picture day or you are not satisfied with your child's pictures they may take a retake on this day. Should you wish to have your child retake their photo , they will need to bring back their entire package (minus the class composite picture) on the day of retake.

Potential COVID-19 Case at I.S.24

11/9/2021 - I hope you are staying healthy and safe. Today I am writing to inform you of several potential cases of COVID-19 in our school community, and to let you know what will happen now.

November 12th Food Drive/Color Wars

Grade 6 - Wear Red Canned Goods- peanut butter, jelly, canned proteins, canned veggies and fruit, sauce, etc. Grade 7- Wear Green Boxed goods- Pasta, rice, instant potatoes, stuffing mix, jello, etc. Grade 8 - Wear Yellow Breakfast Foods: Pancake mix, granola, syrup, cereal, oatmeal, Farina, breakfast bars, etc. NO GLASS ITEMS!!!!!!!

$1.00 Hat Day will be Wednesday, November 24th

This will be a fundraising event for St. Jude Children's Hospital To participate: Donate $1.00 during homeroom. Your homeroom teacher will give you a sticker to show you are participating. Participants will be able to wear a hat in class throughout the day. (You must wear the sticker as well to show teachers you're allowed to have the hat on.) The school's goal is to raise $1,000!

Halloween

This Sunday, October 31 is Halloween. Please see the attached document.

Asynchronous Learning Day: Tuesday, November 2

As per the NYC Doe calendar the school building will be closed on Election Day which falls on Tuesday, November 2, 2021 as Faculty & Staff will be participating in a Professional Learning day. All students will be required to have a school day and work asynchronously from 8:00am-2:20pm. There will be no live instruction and Teachers will be unavailable during this time.
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.)