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ALERT 4/11/20: SCHOOL BUILDINGS WILL BE CLOSED AND REMOTE LEARNING WILL CONTINUE FOR THE REST OF THE SCHOOL YEAR. PLEASE READ THE ANNOUNCEMENT FROM CHANCELLOR CARRANZA. FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE VISIT THE NEW YORK PUBLIC SCHOOL ALERT WEB PAGE.

Message to our students from all of the MS337 Family

Spirit Week this week

This week is Spirit Week: A Time for Second Chances: Students will begin their road to recovery, and enrichment with the catch up plans that their teachers have developed. No new content will be taught this week, and we will be flexible with submission of catch-up work. Students will have until Friday to complete everything. If there are students who do not complete the assignments in their catch-up plan, we will give them until May 30th, to complete their catch-up plan work. Please be sure that you child logs on to all of their google classrooms everyday and complete their attendance before beginning their catch-up work.

Parent Meetings

May parent meetings are Tuesday, 5/12. There will be separate meetings for each grade. Google Meet links are below:

5:00-5:30 6th Grade:

meet.google.com/wey-gkqk-yjy

5:45-6:15 7th Grade:

meet.google.com/jip-zjaf-vrg

6:30-7:00 8th Grade:

meet.google.com/dkg-acgj-tkd

Sign up for Parent Teacher Conferences

Parent teacher conferences will be held May 11-22 and will be remote conferences using Google Meet. Please see our guide for signing up for conferences for more information.

Please complete the MS337 parent survey

As a school community, we want to stay connected to our students and families and would like to get a better understanding of how remote learning and this crisis is affecting you and what we can do to help. Therefore we ask that you take a few minutes to complete our parent survey, which can be found here: Parent Survey Link

Information on device requests

If you have requested a device through the DOE Remote Learning Device Request Form, you can now accept the User Agreement online - you do not need to wait for an email. Please use this link to the Accept Agreement Or Cancel Device Request form.

If you still need to request a device, you can request one at the Remote Learning Device Request form.

There is more information about DOE devices on the iPad Distribution page.

Free meals available

NEWS: Starting today, Friday, April 3, 2020, three free meals will be available daily for ALL New Yorkers in more than 400 Meal Hubs across the 5 boroughs. To find a location near you visit schools.nyc.gov/freemeals or text "NYC FOOD" to 877-877.

May Calendar Posted

We have added a new page to the website with the May Calendar of Events. Please check it out on the Calendar page.

New Spanish Google Classroom video

We've posted a new video Parent Guide to Google Classroom in Spanish on the Parent Resources page.

New Staff page

We've added a new Staff page with email address for all teachers and staff.

New Parent Resources page

We've added a new Parent Resources page with links to useful websites and a parent video about Google Classroom. Also included is information about obtaining devices and Internet access. Check out the new page here.

Student Schedules for Remote Learning

Schedules for all three grades are accessible now on our Student Schedule page.

Problems connecting with Chromebooks

If you are experiencing difficulties with Chromebook connectivity, please email Mr. Hemstreet at rhemstreet@ms337.org.