Tuesday, 03 November 2015 21:16

Parent Newsletter - November 2015

Dear Parent/Guardians & Families,

November is here and it is report card time already.  Tuesday, November 17th is Parent-Teacher Conference Day.  The conferences will be held from 1:00pm to 3:00pm, and 5:00pm to 7:30pm.  All students will be dismissed at 11:50am on Tuesday November, 17th.  Please arrange for your child to be picked up at that time since the staff members must have lunch and prepare for the afternoon conferences.  Report cards will be distributed at these conferences.  No report cards will be sent home with students.  You must have a meeting with your child's teacher to receive his or her report card.  It's important for parents to attend this conference so that your child's teacher and you can discuss your child's progress in school.

PHIPPS after-school program has started, if your child has not returned his/her application, please do so as soon as possible.  If your child needs another application, he/she can see Mr. Martin in the main office.

Emergency blue cards are required for each child in attendance at IS339.  We have received 92% of lunch forms.  If you have not done so, please complete the required form.  Some parents received a bill last school year because they didn’t return a lunch form.  I want to say thank you for your continued support to those who did turn in lunch forms.

Please continue to follow our school safety policy.  All parents, guardians, and visitors must show photo identification when visiting the building.  All visitors must go to the main office once you have signed in at the School Safety desk.

If you would like more Information about any further event feel free to contact Mr. Echavarria at 718-583-6767, or just check for updates at this website. 


Sports Update:


The ladies Tech-Tigers and Boys Varsity basketball teams are schedule to practice every Monday and Wednesday from 3:30pm-5:45pm.  Please come and support our Tech-Tigers teams this upcoming season

Track & Field

Our talented track & field runners will be participation on a cross-country event happening at Van Courtland Park on Sunday November 15th at 8:00am. Invites only, for more information please contact coach Martin at 718-583-6767


As we approach Thanksgiving, our thoughts often turn to gratitude.  Here at IS339, we are especially grateful for our students who are the focus of the teaching and learning that occur daily at the school along with the teachers and staff who devote their careers to helping students expand their knowledge, make new discoveries, and grow, both in and out of the class room.  Best wishes from the 339 Tech Tiger family to your family for a very happy Thanksgiving! 

Thank you,

Kim Outerbridge


Save the Date:

  • November 3rd Election Day (SCHOOL CLOSED)
  • November 6th End of the First Marking Period.
  • November  9th Student Council meeting 4pm
  • November 11th Veteran's Day (SCHOOL CLOSED)
  • November 13th  IS339 Tech Tiger Open House 10am 
  • November 16th SLT meeting @ 3pm & PA @ 5:30pm 
  • November 17th HALF DAY (Parent Teacher Conference)
  • November 16-25 Book Fair in the library
  • November 25th International Feast (all Grades)
  • November 27th & 28th (THANKSGIVING RECESS) 


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Contact Us

1600 Webster Avenue
Bronx, NY  10457

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

Kim Outerbridge

Ramon Echavarria
Parent Coordinator