Reimagining School Safety

Reimagining School Safety

العربية / বাংলা / 中文 / Français / Kreyòl ayisyen / 한국어 / Русский / Español / اردو Reimagining School Safety Dear New Yorkers: This week, Mayor Adams and I were excited to announce the launch of Project Pivot, a new school safety initiative that gives students more academic and social-emotional support to make sure they have a clear path to the future they see ahead for themselves. Nothing is more …

Registration for the SHSAT is Now Open!

العربية / বাংলা / 中文 / Français / Kreyòl ayisyen / 한국어 / Русский / Español / اردو Dear families, Starting today, all current 8th grade and first-time 9th grade students can log in to their MySchools accounts and register for the Specialized High Schools Admissions Test (SHSAT). All students who are eligible to apply to high school can also participate in Specialized High Schools admissions.  Here’s how to get started: LOG IN TO MYSCHOOLS Get your welcome letter. All 8th grade students (and first-time 9th grade students) can get their …

Come join us for a Virtual Event About High School Admissions!

العربية / বাংলা / 中文 / Français / Kreyòl ayisyen / 한국어 / Русский / Español / اردو Dear families, You’re invited to a live virtual event for families of students entering high school for fall 2023. All eighth graders and interested first-time ninth graders are invited to attend. The first event is Tuesday, October 11th! At each …

10/19 @ 1 PM | NYC Council Hearing Notice

Hi there, Please be advised that the New York City Council Committee on Education will hold a hearing on Wednesday, October 19, 2022 at 1:00 PM in Council Chambers at City Hall, New York, NY 10007 and via Zoom web-conference, on the following topic. Oversight: Early Childhood Programs in New York City You are hereby invited …

Queens Borough President Donovan Richards High School Fair and High School Application & Admissions Workshop – October 13th from 5pm to 8pm

Dear Parents, Principals, PTA’s/PA, Parent Coordinators, and Education Councils, Queens Borough President Donovan Richards invites you to the next Parent Advisory Board meeting which will include both a High School Fair and a High School application and admissions workshop on Thursday October 13, 2022 from 5pm to 8pm at Queens Borough Hall located at 120-55 Queens …

UFT – Bring students to a free college fair

Bring students to a free college fair in the Bronx Please join us at the UFT Bronx borough office for our annual college fair. Students can meet with representatives from colleges, learn about applying for financial aid and avail themselves of resources to plan for their future. Parents and caregivers are invited to organize a …

Free COVID Home Self-Test Kits

Do you anyone who has Medicare? If so they can receive 8 free COVID tests a month mailed to them. When they call, they need to have their Medicare card with them. They would be asked a few questions using their card. The number is 1-800-631-6512.

Borough Response Teams – Supporting Asylum Seekers

Dear Superintendents, We are launching borough response teams to support our asylum-seeking families. These teams will include educators, community-based organizations, representatives from elected officials’ teams, and our families leaders. Please share the attached flyer with your principals, FSCs, and FLCs as it describes the borough response teams and includes a sign-up form.   Please reach …

NYC Mayor’s Community Affairs Unit Newsletter – 10/03/22

Fellow New Yorker,   We are all mourning the loss of one of New York’s bravest, Lt. Alison Russo-Elling, an EMS worker who was killed in a senseless attack late last week. Please keep her family and the FDNY in your prayers.   Our hearts are with those who were affected by Hurricane Ian, over the weekend …

Simplifying Student Admissions

العربية / বাংলা / 中文 / Français / Kreyòl ayisyen / 한국어 / Русский / Español / اردو Simplifying Student Admissions   Dear New Yorkers:  I’m excited to share with you today some of the improvements we’ve made to our admissions process for middle and high schools. This has been a priority for me since I …