Important Update for Families 11/1/20

Don’t forget turn your clocks back an hour for Daylight Saving Time on Sunday morning.

  • Monday, November 2, 2020- Blended Learning Opt In Window Opens.  2020-2021Family Guide  Opt-In to In-Person Learning: The NYC DOE has reported that Monday, November 2nd – Sunday, November 15th is the Opt-In Period, for Blended Learning. https://www.nycenet.edu/surveys/learningpreference  
    • If you DO NOT want to change your child’s program, there is no action needed. You do not need to complete the survey.
    • Families requesting to change from 100% remote to blended learning should complete and submit the NYC DOE Learning Preference Survey during this window. If you complete this survey prior to November 2, 2020 wanting 100% Remote learning, the change will go into effect immediately.
  • Tuesday, November 3, 2020- Election Day Full Remote for ALL STUDENTS- Group A will join their Group A google classroom & Group B will join their Group B google classroom. No changes for Group D.
  • Wednesday, November 4, 2020- Report Cards will be posted on your NYCSA mystudent.nyc.
  • Thursday, November 5, 2020 – Early Dismissal for ALL Students due to Parent Teacher Conferences.
    • Please be sure to make an appointment to meet with your child’s teachers during one of the session times provided: Afternoon Virtual Sessions 1:30pm – 3:30pm & Evening Virtual Sessions 4:30pm – 7:30pm. Kindly indicate if a Translator is needed.
    • Please make necessary arrangements to pick up your children promptly. There will be bus service on this day. Please be sure to email admin@taots.org if your child WILL NOT TAKE THE BUS.
    • Grades K-2 dismissal in the yard at 11:10am
    • Grades 3-5 dismissal in yard at 11:20am
    • Group D Remote Learning Classes will end 11:20am
  • Friday, November 6, 2020- Happy Friday! Enjoy your weekend.

Important Reminders:

                    School zip code : 11204
                    School DBN : 20K682
                    School Name : PS 682 The Academy of Talented Scholars

Important Dates to Remember:

  • Tuesday, November 10, 2020 – 10am SLT Meeting
  • Wednesday, November 11, 2020 – School Closed for Veteran’s Day
  • Sunday, November 15, 2020 – Opt In to Blended Learning window CLOSES.
  • Monday, November 16, 2020 – Sunday, November 29, 2020- The Virtual Scholastic Book Fair is Open!  The link will be shared soon.
  • Thursday, November 19, 2020- 7pm Virtual PTO Meeting. 
  • Thursday, November 26 & Friday, November 27, 2020 – School will be Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday.
  • Monday, November 30, 2020- Blended Learning Cycle #2 Begins.