Friday, 17 April 2015 15:25

Parent Newsletter - April 2015

Dear Parents/Guardians & Families:

Yes!  April is here and as you know your child is about to take the New York State English Language Arts and Mathematics exam over the course of the next two weeks. Parents please help your children get ready for the state exams. The NYS ELA will be administered on Tuesday April, 14, 15 and 16 Please ensure that your child is prepared for these days by getting a good night’s rest before the exam, eat nutritious breakfast and come to school on time with two sharpened No.2 pencil. The NYS Math will be on the April 22, 23 and 24. Attendance is crucial for these dates. As we all know if your child misses this exam it puts him or her in jeopardy to repeat the grade. Mr. Echavarria will be making wake up calls for the next two weeks to remind students to come early for these exams. We are all needed in order for our scholars to succeed.

IS 339 had a successful parent workshop on children portfolios, on March 31st 2014. Parents learned the important of their child's portfolio and how to make sure their children portfolio in up to date. Over 25 parents attended this workshop and were excited for the upcoming one.

Learning Environment Survey

The Learning Environment Survey is very important for your child’s school. The Department of Education carefully reviews parents answers and uses the results of the survey to make improvements in the schools, increase opportunities for students, and to continue to raise expectations for learning and safety. For more information on filling out the school surveys please contact Mr. Echavarria 718-583-6767 or visit our website

8th grader Parents

Senior year is a big year for our students. In addition to preparing students to go to High School, we, the 8th grade staff at I.S. 339, are working very hard to make this year memorable for all of our students. The total package for senior dues is $200 and time is running out. All dues must be paid in full by May 5, 2014. Below you will find a breakdown of the total package.

Cap and Gown package        $50
8th grade yearbook               $25
Senior Trip                          $75
Prom                                  $50

For more information about senior dues please contact Ms. Cruz the 8th grade assistance principal @ 718-583-6767 ext 318. 

Please update your telephone numbers on Blue Emergency Cards.

Thank you,
Kim Outerbridge

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1600 Webster Avenue
Bronx, NY  10457

(718) 583-6767
Fax (718) 583-0281

Kim Outerbridge

Ramon Echavarria
Parent Coordinator