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Dear Parents/ Guardians & Families:    Have you received a phone call from our School Messenger?  Each day, we make an effort to call the home of any student who is absent from one or more classes. Attendance is extremely important. Your child cannot learn if they are not here each and every day. If you get this phone call, please realize that we want to make sure that you are aware of the student’s absence. It is our goal to work with you on making sure that your child is in school. A student can only miss 10 days throughout the entire year in order get promoted to the next grade. Please help us focus on the importance of being in class everyday. Parent Association IS 339 would like to congratulate all the parents that came out to support the PA & SLT election on September 20th.  Mrs. Arleny Lopez was elected president for the school year 2012-2013. PA Executive board President: Arleny LopezVice- President: Rosario PedrazaRecording Secretary: Erica HarrichanTreasurer: Carmen Ramos             The PA office is located on our first floor, room 110. If you would like to be a part of this…
IS 339 is pleased to announced the following open house dates for new students: November 21st, 10 am and 5 pm December 17th, 10 am and 5 pm  February 11th, 10 am and 5 pm March 18th, 10 am and 5 pm Please contact Ramon Echavarria, Parent Coordinator, for more information: email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (718) 583-6767.
Dear Parents/ Guardians & Families:    Welcome back!  We are excited and looking forward to building a strong relationship that will last for years to come.  We are dedicated to developing high achieving students of good character.  Our foundation of values includes academic achievement, community, citizenship, insightful living, and self respect.   All of these key elements are essential in having a productive life. It is our belief that every child has a right to a fair and equitable education, therefore we welcome you into our extended family.  Together we will prepare our students/children to compete in this ever-changing world.  They will attain their goals and dreams. We here at IS 339 wish you a flourishing and successful year.  If you have any questions, please contact us.  It is our model to serve you in all your educational needs. Thank you,Kim OuterbridgePrincipal
IS 339 Second Annual Family Fun Day.
Dear Parents/Guardians and Families, Hope you are all enjoying this beautiful hot summer.  Summer school session is in full effect here at IS 339 and attendance is a big piece of your child's promotion.  Summer school is 16 days.  If your child misses more that 2 days he/she will have to repeat the grade over.  It's very important that your child comes to school every day, on time and ready to learn.  Wake up calls are being sent every day to make sure your child arrives to school on time. Thank you,Kim OuterbridgePrincipal   Here are some important dates: July 8th - Summer school begins, Baseline assessments in ELA and Math Aug 5th - Math Exam (summer school) Aug 6th - ELA Exam (summer school) Aug 7th - Last day of summer school Aug 28th - New student orientation (9 am and 4 pm) Sept 24th - Open House   Appeals Process You will receive a letter about your child's final promotion decision at the end of summer school.  If you are not satisfied with this decision, you may submit a written appeal to the school, in person or by mail during the week of August 26th.  Your child's academic…
Dear Parents/ Guardians & Families: Well, June is finally here and all the hard work  is about to pay off.  Congratulations to all the parents of the graduating class of 2013.   As we end this scholastic year I would like to thank everyone that attended all the parent association meetings throughout the school year.  It is with great pleasure that I find myself enjoying my career more and more each and every day because of you. I have had the honor of working with some pretty terrific women and men this year.  We had a great forum for fathers that took place on May 16th, where more than 70 fathers showed up to support the school.  At the forum we elaborated on family issues, obstacles and father support. IS 339 is planning on having a father forum on a monthly basis beginning in September 2013. Our IS 339 Family would like to invite you all to our second Family day event on June 22, 2013 from 10am to 4pm in our wonderful school yard.  Next year we will do so much more.  Our goal here at IS 339 is to create an extended family. Together we will see our children…
Dear Parents/ Guardians & Families: Its incredible how fast time flies, we have less than 37 days of teaching and learning here at IS 339.  It’s very important for your child to keep attending school. By making school attendance a priority it will help your children to learn the good work and study habits that will serve them well now and throughout their lives. Attendance is extremely important. Your child cannot learn if they are not here each and every day.  If you get a phone call from our school messenger, please realize that we want to make sure that you are aware of the student’s absence or lateness. It is our goal to work with you on making sure that your child is in school. 8th grade parents you have 36 days until graduation and time is running out to pay for your child senior dues.  It’s a beautiful experience and we don’t want your child to missed it. If you have any question or will like any additional information feel free to get in contact with Ms. Cruz (718) 583-6767 ext 318.  Parents also be advice that Saturday academy is running for all 8th grade students only.  Saturday academy hours are from 8:30am to…
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 6, 2013.  Below you will find a breakdown of the total package: $65 Cap and Gown $25 Yearbook $55 Senior Trip $55 Prom For more information about senior dues please contact Ms. Cruz the 8th grade assistance principal @ 718-583-6767 ext 318.
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
Dear Parents/Guardians & Families: Hope you have been enjoying this beautiful weather as spring has arrived. As you all 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 Test will be administered on Tuesday April, 16th, 17th and 18th.  The NYS Math Test will be on the 24th, 25th, and 26th. 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.  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 is having a parent workshop on the Common Core and how it affects the state exams, on April 9th at 5pm. Join us to learn how the common standards have changed the way your child learns. Also different ways that you could help your child…
Dear Parents/Guardians & Families: Hope you have been enjoying this beautiful weather as spring has arrived. The third marking period is an optimal time for learning here at I.S. 339.  All students will be taking the NYS ELA examination on Tuesday, April, 16th and the NYS Mathematics examination on Wednesday, April 24th.  There are approximately less than 50 days until these critical exams!  Please encourage your children to continue to take advantage of all of the extracurricular academic programs IS 339 has to offer, Saturday Academy from 8:30am - 1:00pm. If you have any questions about your child’s involvement in any of our extracurricular academic programs, please contact your child’s assistant principal, guidance counselor or homeroom teacher. 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 to remind students to come early for these exams. Parent teacher conference took place last week February 28th. We had an amazing turnout of 369 parents that attended parent teacher conference. By parents attending this conference it helps to communicate to parents, the areas their child are excelling in and to give them specific ideas of how to improve upon their child’s performance in school. Teacher parent conferences are used…
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Bronx, NY  10457

(718) 583-6767
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Kim Outerbridge

Ramon Echavarria
Parent Coordinator