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The Month Ahead (November 2016)

November is here, and before you know it, our clocks will fall back to Standard Time, a new U.S. President will be elected, and search engine queries for "tryptophan" will peak for the year. Time to take a look at our official Schools Calendar to see what's in store for City schools this month: November 2016 Wednesday, November 2 Thursday, November 3 Parent-Teacher Conferences (Elementary School) Saturday, November 5 Specialized High School Admissions Test (SHSAT) - Make Up Date (Grade 8 & 9 Students w/Special Permission ONLY) Tuesday, November 8 Election Day: schools closed Friday, November 11 Veterans Day: schools closed…
November 1, 2016
Calendar TalkPublic Schools 101

The Month Ahead (October 2016)

Now that the summer is behind us, autumn's chill is hard at work trying to make us dig out our jackets, sweaters, boots, and scarves from their seasonal tombs in our closets, wardrobes, and drawers. But while the days are getting shorter, and the leaves are changing color, at least you can count on us to take a peek at our official Schools Calendar to see what is in store for City schools in the month ahead: October 2016 Monday, October 3 Tuesday, October 4 Rosh Hashanah: schools closed. Monday, October 10 Columbus Day: schools closed Wednesday, October 12 Yom Kippur: schools closed…
October 1, 2016
Public Schools 101

Achieve NYC Guide Now Available for Parents

The 2016-17 edition of Achieve NYC: A Complete Guide to New York City Public Schools is now available at all City public schools and online! Available in 10 languages, Achieve NYC is a one-stop resource regarding the City's public schools. Through Achieve NYC, parents will find information regarding important dates and holidays, school staff member roles, enrollment requirements and guidelines, grade-specific learning expectations, transportation options for students, City and State promotional standards, special services and programs, and financial aid for college. Parents may obtain physical copies of Achieve NYC directly from their children's schools beginning on September 8. Likewise, parents may also…
September 8, 2016
Calendar TalkPublic Schools 101

The Month Ahead (September 2016)

With September right upon us, it is time for us to take a peek at our official Schools Calendar to see what is in store for City schools in the month ahead: September 2016 Thursday, September 8 First day of school. Early dismissal for kindergarten. Partial day for pre-k Friday, September 9 First full day for kindergarten. Partial day for pre-k Monday, September 12 Eid al-Adha: schools closed Tuesday, September 20 Dads Take Your Child to School Day Click here for more information Saturday, September 24 Sunday, September 25 2016 Citywide High School Fair 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. To…
August 31, 2016