News & Announcements

Join Superintendent Dr. Wilson on a Listening & Learning Tour

Attached is a flyer to share with our families regarding several opportunities to join Superintendent Dr. Wilson on a Listening & Learning Tour at PS56, SI Tech HS, or Eagle Academy HS to start off the new school year! Day sessions will be a hybrid model and evening sessions will be virtual.

Due to expected poor weather GRADUATION CEREMONY NOW Friday, June 24 at 2:00PM

Please be advised that due to expected poor weather our outdoor Graduation ceremony will now be moved to a new date and time. Due to this change and to support staffing, safety, and security we will hold the ceremony at 2:00PM for the entire grade on Friday, June 24. The location remains the same. Please allow for at least thirty minutes extra time to find parking and safely walk over to the Athletic Field.

Summer Assignment Update

All I.S. 24 students and families are asked to pause and wait on checking for Summer Assignments. Due to a technical error with some of the assignments we are updating the tab on our school website www.barnes24.org. We will share another message by phone to families when to check the website again shortly. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

School Closed on Monday, June 20 in observance of Juneteenth (June 19).

Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States.
It was on June 19, 1865 that US soldiers arrived in Galveston, Texas with the news that the Civil war had ended and that enslaved people were now free. This was two and a half years after President Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation.

Bus letter for Sixth Grade Students, Parents and Guardians

This letter is to inform you that your child’s eligibility may change for the upcoming school year, due to a grade level change.  The calculated walking distance from home to school has not changed; with the advance in grade, eligibility determinations change and your child will be eligible for half fare transportation with a Metrocard in September.
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