Guidelines


ELECTRONICS, CELL PHONES, TOYS & TRADING CARDS
  • Please keep all toys at home. No toys from home are allowed at school.
  • Any and all electronics, devices and toys must remain in the backpack until after dismissal.  We ask that your child not wear Smart Watches during the school day.
  • The use of electronics, cell phones, smart watches are not allowed during the school day. If a student has a device, it must remain out of sight in their backpack all day, including at lunch and recess, until after dismissal.  

If we see a device, we will confiscate it and call parents to come pick it up at the end of the day.  

If you need to communicate with your child, call the main office at 718-923-4750.

Progress Reporting

Learn more about Parent Teacher Conferences, Grading Policy and Progress Report Information

BUS ROUTES

Click here for information about bus routes and registration and guidelines for taking bus.

LICE

Every year the critters make their way into the public school system. Generally they’re discovered as early as late September and disappear sometime in the spring. Important things to keep in mind:

  • Lice do not discriminate.
  • Contrary to myth, they prefer clean hair to unwashed hair, so please don’t judge.
  • They do prefer hiding in longer and thicker hair.
  • Lice affect pre-k, kindergarten and 1st grade kids the most and almost exclusively because of their normal physical contact – little kids love hugging and play wrestling and sitting close and it’s hard (and just plain sad) to train them not to.
  • You may want to start talking to your little ones about not sharing hats.
  • One of the big problems with lice infestations is that the affected kids have to miss school until they’re lice-free.
  • It helps if the class families work together to eradicate or at least reduce the problem by doing nightly head checks, for example.
  • In the first days of school you may want to consult with your teacher about helping her/him take preventive measures.

For more information on lice, please visit BNS lice guidelines and the NYC Department of Education website.

To see examples of what lice and nits look like, click here.

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