• Attention families! The deadline to apply to kindergarten has been extended to Friday, January 22! Submit your child's kindergarten application one of two ways:
👨🏽‍💻 Online with
☎️ By phone at 718-935-2009
Learn more at
  • It’s time to #ShowYourSchoolworkNYC! Today, Caden from the Special Music School in Manhattan is showing us his song he wrote for his Music Theory class, called “Pillowcase.” For a video of the full performance, visit:

All our students have faced challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. Caden chose to process his feelings through songwriting.

Caden says, “The song is about my time during the COVID-19 pandemic and how it affected me to see my neighbors get it one after another.”

Thank you, Caden! Have schoolwork you’d like to show off? Check out the #ShowYourSchoolworkNYC initiative on Morning Bell and see how you can have yours featured!
  • NEW: our Fall 2020 #NYCExperienceSurvey is now open! Families, students and teachers can share their experience with remote and in-person learning this school year by visiting
  • The middle school application is open! Log in to your MySchools account to explore your child's options and submit your application by February 9, 2021.

Questions? Visit, talk to your current school counselor, or call us at 718-935-2009.

[Swipe ⬅️ for العربية 中文 한국어 Español Français বাংলা Kreyòl Ayisyen Русский اردو]
  • 🗓️ REMINDER: in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, January 18, 2021:
🔹 @NYCschools buildings will be closed
🔹 There will be no remote or in-person learning
🔹 DOE Central Offices will be closed
🔹 Select Meal Hubs will be open from 12pm to 3pm:

  • It’s time to #ShowYourSchoolworkNYC. Today, Nyla and Preston from P.S. 29 are showing us their assignments from their print-making class. 

Nyla and Preston’s teacher explained about the assignment: “Our second grade artists have been creating some fantastic block prints while learning about landscapes and prehistoric animals!” 

Great work, Nyla and Preston! Have schoolwork you’d like to show off? Check out the #ShowYourSchoolworkNYC initiative on Morning Bell, and see how you can have yours featured!
  • If your child was born in 2016 and you live in New York City, your child can start kindergarten in September 2021. Apply by Tuesday, January 19, 2021: 
👩🏽‍💻 Online with
☎️ By phone at 718-935-2009
Learn more:
  • 🍎 This Sunday, January 10, 2021 is the LAST DAY to show your appreciation for a dedicated educator who has made an impact on you and/or your community! 

#ThankATeacherNYC and nominate your favorite teacher for a Big Apple Award:
  • ✅ Applying to high school? Come to a High School Admissions Virtual Information Session! We'll cover what's changed due to COVID-19, how to build your application, and how to participate in Specialized High Schools admissions. We'll also take time to answer your questions. Learn more at