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Families Can Apply Now for Exciting STEM Summer Enrichment Programs!

This summer, unplug and explore STEM! Students entering grades 1-12 can apply now to attend programs with STEM Matters NYC. Get your hands dirty in the garden, encounter amazing animals, or design an art or engineering project. Students entering grades 1-9 in September can apply for one-week camps.
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Building Closed: Building will Re-open Monday April 5

NYC Test + Trace Corps (T2) and the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) have determined that the building must remain closed through 3/28/2021.This will take us to the end of this week and then Spring Recess. Students will not be returning until Monday, April 5th which will be a Group B day.

Spring Travel Advisory

Please see the most recent Spring Travel Advisory attached from the NYC DoE which is a great reminder for us all.
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Spring Recess Reminder

A reminder that New York City Schools will be closed from Monday, March 29- Friday, April 2 for Spring Recess. School re-opens on Monday, April 5th as a Group B day.
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Spring Recess Food Sites

Staten Island will have 10 school food sites operating during Spring Recess (Monday, March 29th – Friday, April 2nd). Meal service will be available from 12:00PM – 3:00PM on each of the above days. Please be aware meals will not be available at our school building from March 29-April 2.
Health and Safety Update

Health and Safety Update

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.
Health Screening Update

Updates to the NYC DoE School Health Screening

The DOE has updated the questions on the school daily health screening form to reflect the latest guidance on:   Exposure to COVID-19 for fully vaccinated individuals and those who have recovered from COVID-19 in the past 90 days; and   Travel quarantine requirements for domestic and international travel.
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3/22: Building will Remain Closed

Tthe NYC Test + Trace Corps (T2) and the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) have determined that for the health and safety of our school community, the building must remain closed through 3/22/2021.
Emergency Message 24 Hours

3/19: 24 Hour Closure

The school building will close for an initial 24 hours to investigate the source(s) of transmission.● Effective 3/19/2021, the school building will close for an initial 24 hours. All students will transition to fully remote learning for this period. During this time, T2 and DOHMH will complete their investigation and the school will be cleaned and disinfected.
Covid 19 Exposure Update

COVID-19 Exposure Update

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. This is a new case which has been reported.
Covid 19 Exposure

Covid 19 Health Update

I hope you are staying healthy and safe. Today I am writing to inform you of a potential second case of COVID-19 in our school community, and to let you know what will happen now.
COVID 19 Exposure

Covid 19 Health Update

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.
Weekly Covid 19 Testing

Weekly Covid 19 Testing

Our school took part in weekly COVID-19 testing today. With everyone's participation we are testing 100 or more students and adults weekly.
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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.)