Covid19

How to Request Loaner Device for Remote Learning

If your children need a tablet or laptop for school work, the NYC Department of Education is currently accepting requests for loaner devices.  The DOE will use the contact information you provide to get in touch with you to discuss when and where you can pick up a device. Priority will be given to students most in need, and all devices are granted on a temporary basis and will later

Con Edison Will Not Shut Off Service For Non Payment

Due to Covid-19, Con Edison will not be shutting service off for non-payment at this time. Here is how they are trying to help: • Your service will not be shut off for non-payment. • Waiving new late-payment fees. • Suspending no-access fees if we can’t read your meter. • No fees for making payments with credit cards or debit cards. • Suspending fees for refusing smart meter installations •

Bronx Artist Creating New Coloring Page for Download Every Day

Here’s one fun idea for kids during the school closure- color artwork from a local artist! Bronx artist Laura Alvarez will be posting one coloring page a day on her social media that can be downloaded from her website for children to color or paint. Check out the coloring pages at www.lauralvarez.com. There are also lots of other coloring pages for download to choose from. Laura is also taking suggestions

Scholastic Offering 20 Days Worth of Online Learning

If you’re looking for grade specific material for your children, Scholastic is offering 20 days worth of free online courses. Each day includes four separate learning experiences, each built around a meaningful story or video. To get started, visit www.classroommagazines.scholastic.com. Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Tumblr it Tweet about it Print for later Tell a friend

Where to Find Free Meals for Students in the Bronx

Amid school closures in New York City, grab-and-go breakfast and lunch will be available at all schools. Also, some Bronx restaurants have stepped up to offer free meals to students in need. We will add to the list when/if more restaurants join in. All NYC Public Schools All locations Grab-and-Go breakfast and lunch will be available at the entrance of every building from 7:30 am-1:30 pm. Any student can pick

NYC Public Schools will close Monday, March 16, 2020

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza today announced the City will move towards a new Remote Learning Model for all school days until Spring Recess. Students will not report to school buildings for instruction during this time. School buildings are scheduled to reopen to students following Spring Recess on Monday, April 20, 2020. Monday, March 16, 2020 Tomorrow, March 16, there will be a one-day full system closure,