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Early registration begins on Tuesday, August 26th 2014

What to Bring

You MUST bring the following documentation and proof of residency with you when enrolling in a NYC public school.

- If you are enrolling in a zoned school, bring the documents to the school.
- If you are visiting an Enrollment Office, bring the documents to the office.
- Bring your child/children with you when registering.

*Chancellor’s Regulation A-101 includes further details about enrolling in an NYC public school.

Required Documents:

- Child’s birth certificate or passport as proof of age
- Immunization records
- Latest report card/transcript (if available)
- Individualized Education Program (IEP) and/or 504 Accommodation Plan (if applicable and available)
- Required Proof of NYC Residence (any two of the following):*
- Utility bill (gas or electric) for the residence issued by National Grid (formerly Keyspan), Con Edison, or the Long Island Power Authority (for the Rockaways); must be dated within the past 60 days
- Water bill for the residence; must be dated within the past 90 days
- Original lease agreement, deed, or mortgage statement for the residence
- Current property tax bill for the residence
- Official payroll document from an employer
- Document or letter from a federal, state, or local government agency indicating the resident’s name and address (example: (IRS), NYCHA, ACS...

*All official documents must be dated within the past 60 days


Let's read this summer!   Download the  217 Summer Reading List and find a book that you want to read.  Remember that this is a suggested reading list--If you are a 6th grader and you want to read a book on the 8th grade list, read that 8th grade book.  Have fun reading!
217 Summer Reading List 2014.pdf

What to Bring

  • You must bring the following documentation and proof of residency with you when enrolling in a NYC public school.
  • If you are enrolling in a zoned school, bring the documents to the school. 
  • If you are visiting an Enrollment Office, bring the documents to the office. 
  • Bring your child/children with you when registering. 
  • Chancellor’s Regulation A-101 includes further details about enrolling in an NYC public school.

Required Documents:

  • Child’s birth certificate or passport as proof of age 
  • Immunization records 
  • Latest report card/transcript (if available) 
  • Individualized Education Program (IEP) and/or 504 Accommodation Plan (if applicable and available)
  • Required Proof of NYC Residence (any two of the following):*
    • Utility bill (gas or electric) for the residence issued by National Grid (formerly Keyspan), Con Edison, or the Long Island Power Authority (for the Rockaways); must be dated within the past 60 days 
    • Water bill for the residence; must be dated within the past 90 days 
    • Original lease agreement, deed, or mortgage statement for the residence 
    • Current property tax bill for the residence 
    • Official payroll document from an employer (example: payroll receipt); must be dated within the past 60 days 
    • Document or letter from a federal, state, or local government agency indicating the resident’s name and address (example: document from Internal Revenue Service (IRS), City Housing Authority, the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS)); must be dated within the past 60 days

Hello Parents and Students
Our first day of school for all students is Thursday, September 4th 2014.  We are looking forward to a great year!  All students should report to the homeroom listed on the letter mailed home on August 27th.  Grade 6 students that did not receive a letter should report to the school yard.  Grade 7 students that did not receive a letter should report to the cafeteria.  Grade 8 students that did not receive a letter should report to the gymnasium.


GENERAL STUDENT MATERIALS (PLEASE NOTE INDIVIDUAL TEACHERS MAY REQUIRE ADDITIONAL STUDENT MATERIALS):
    1) DOUBLE STRAPPED SCHOOL BOOK BAG (MUST BE WORN OVER BOTH SHOULDERS)
    2) 5 SUBJECT LOOSE LEAF BINDER
    3) TWO PENS, TWO PENCILS
    4) TWO USB THUMB DRIVES
    5) RULER, PROTRACTOR
    6) SCHOOL UNIFORM -  Navy blue or grey polo shirt.  Navy blue or khaki pants/skorts

(Many parents and students purchase the polo shirt from Needleheads located at 8801 Myrtle Ave, Glendale, NY 11385, phone number (718) 850-4252.  Parents may also purchase the polo shirt from any available manufacturer. However, the school logo must be displayed.  Please Note: No designer emblems are permitted on the polo shirt.
   
MS 217 Uniform Letter.docx

Daily Announcements

EARLY REGISTRATION
Tuesday, August 26th 2014


Hello Parents
In order to make the registration process as easy as possible please be
prepared with the following documents:

*Proof of Birth

*Proof of Address
*Proof of Immunizations
*Proof of Mantoux Tuberculosis Test
 (Date given -- Neg. / Pos.)

*Acceptable Proof of Address*
Utility Bill (gas / electric / water)
NO Telephone, cable or credit cards please
Bank Statement
Income Tax Return
Medical Insurance
Un-Amended Driver's License

Statement verifying address from employer
Official documents or letters from Federal Gov't, NYState or NYCity

We look forward to registering your child.  Thank you for your cooperation.



Upcoming Events

Tuesday, September 23
PTA - Professional Development
9:30 AM - Morning Session
6 PM - Evening Session

Location: 90-27 Sutphin Blvd. [room 242]
Wednesday, September 24
PTA General Meeting
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
In the auditorium
Thursday, September 25
Rosh Hashanah - SCHOOL CLOSED
Friday, September 26
Rosh Hashanah - SCHOOL CLOSED
Tuesday, September 30
PTA - Professional Development
9:30 AM - Morning Session
6 PM - Evening Session

Location: 90-27 Sutphin Blvd. [room 242]

Weather

Today, 9/22/2014
High: 71 Low: 64
Partly cloudy
24% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 9/23/2014
High: 71 Low: 52
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0% chance of precipitation.