2023-24 Family Resources and Announcements
Annual FERPA Notification for School Year 2023-24
August 31, 2023
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) gives parents and students age 18 and older rights over student education records. The Parents’ Bill of Rights for Data Privacy and Security provides you with additional rights, and Chancellor’s Regulation A-820 provides additional information.
Please note that if you are a student and age 18 or over, these rights belong to you, and not your parents or guardians. Click here to dowloand the Annual FERPA Notification for School Year 2023-24.
Parents' Bill of Rights for Data Privacy and Security
August 31, 2023
Several laws and regulations protect the confidentiality of information about your children when that information identifies them. Such information, which includes student‐specific data, is known as “personally identifiable information” or “PII.” Click here to download the Parents' Bill of Rights for Data Privacy and Security.
Summer Rising Flyer
Please click here to download a Summer Rising Flyer.
Urban Advantage Letter
Please click here to read an important letter from Urban Advantage.
NY State Exams Participation Guide
Please click here to read the Student Participation Family Guide with important information regarding the upcoming NY Exams.
Middle School Arts Audition Boot Camp
Please click here for information regarding a training program for students interested in applying to NYC Arts High Schools. All applications must be completed and RECEIVED by 11:59 p.m. on April 28, 2023.
Leader in Me
7 Habits Signature Parent Training
Please click here to download the registration flyer for the Leader in Me Parent Workshop. The workshop will take place in the SISCL Library on March 28th, 2023 from 4:00 - 6:00PM
Living Room Chat with Superintendent Dr. Wilson
Please click here to learn more about the upcoming Living Room Chat with Superintentdent Dr. Wilson to take place on February 15th.
Family Letter Vacination Mandate Lifted - February 10
Please click here to read this letter regarding updates to the NYC Department of Education's Vaccination Mandate Policy
Chancellor Family Update - December 12
Please click here to read an important message from Chancellor Banks.
2022-23 Family Resources and Announcements
Free Admission to the Bronx Zoo Holiday Lights Community Event
Through our Partnership with the Wildlife Conservation Society, all SISCL families are eligible for free admission to Holiday Lights Community Night at The Bronx Zoo on Saturday, December 3. Access to the event includes special activities at Dancing Crane Pavilion with hot beverages and desserts and an activity station from 4:30-5:30PM. Families can use this registration link, or access the QR code in the this flyer. Families must pre-register online before December 1st.
PreK-K Remote Learning Device Letter
Virtual PTA Meeting - Thursday, October 20 - 4:30PM
The next PTA meeting will be held virtually on Thursday, October 20th. Please click here to download the flyer to acess the meeting.
myON Family Letter
Please click here to read an important letter regarding the myON reading program.
September 9, 2022 Chancellor Adam's Welcome Back Family Letter
Please click here to read Chancellor Adam's Welcome Back Family Letter.
Annual Student Privacy Notices
Please click the links below to read and download the Annual Student Privacy (FERPA) Notification and the Parent Bill of Rights for Data Privacy and Security.
Annual Student Privacy (FERPA) Notification
Parent Bill of Rights for Data Privacy and Security.
Directions to Create Your NYC Schools Account
If you have not done so already, it is important for you register for an NYC Schools Account, which will provide you access to key information about your child’s progress, including your child’s report card grades. With your NYC Schools Account, you will be able to view your child's information in one of ten languages on a computer, phone or tablet.
Please click this important link for directions to create your New York City Schools Account.
If you have any questions about setting up your child’s NYC Schools Account, please contact Ms. Larino at email@example.com.
District 31 Superintendent Dr. Wilson Listening Tour
Click here for dates and times for Dr. Wilson's listening tour.
NYC Kids RISE Save for College Program
We are excited to announce our school will take part in the Save for College Program – a partnership with the nonprofit NYC Kids RISE. All Kindergarten families citywide can participate in the NYC Kids RISE Save for College Program: a scholarship and savings program that provides families, schools, and communities with a way to work together to invest in their children’s futures. This opt-out program is available to kindergarten students, no matter the family’s income or immigration status.
Please click here for more information.
COVID-19 Vaccination Portal: Please click here for more information regarding the COVID-19 vaccination portal to upload your child's COVID-19 Vaccination information.
Wide Open Schools Family Resources
The Wide Open School website provides learning activities for students to complete independently at home, or with their families. Activities are available in all subjects and grades, and in all languages via Google Translate. Families can use the information to do the following:
Engage with their child on what is taught at school;
Find support for learning at home, like tips for keeping children focused, as well as information about using online learning tools;
Assist with conversations at parent-teacher conferences;
Locate after school activities.