AEA Homecoming 2022

We are doing everything we can to make sure staff, students, and families are safe.

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Please continue checking back here for more information about our Homecoming

Communication

We will be using Operoo as our communication platform this year.  Please make sure you have set up an account with an active email and phone number. 

Scheduling 

You will receive an email with your child's class and teacher on September 6th. This email will also include your child's arrival and dismissal locations and procedures.  

School Hours

Monday- Friday​

8:10AM-2:30PM

Please note there will be NO EARLY DROP OFF for this school year 

Supplies

Supplies can be sent in starting on September 8th . School supplies (notebooks, folders, pencils, crayons) can be sent in first. Students should bring in a few supplies each day. Supplies will not be communal so each student will have access to their own supplies. Please note that parents will not be permitted to bring supplies into the building, so please send them in small amounts in your child's backpack. Thank you. 

AEA Homecoming Events

9/7/22- Join Mrs. Leto for her first Virtual On Stage @ 12:00pm.  Link for the event will be sent to the email that we have on file 

Meals

FREE Breakfast Grab and Go meals will be provided for all children at arrival at 8:10am.  The school menu will be posted on the NYCDOE School Meals webpage very soon. Please make sure everything is labeled and note that a microwave is not available to heat up your child's food. Many of our families purchase thermos containers that either keep their food cold or hot for longer periods of time. For safety, please refrain from sending in any glassware with students. 

Arrival & Dismissal Locations

Parents will receive an email from their child's teacher detailing arrival and dismissal procedures. 

After School Programs

There will be no after school programs available when we reopen in September.  For children being picked up by other after school programs such as CommonPoint, there will be a designated area outside where counselors can pick up children right after dismissal for immediate departure. 

Health & Safety While in School

  • At this time masks are optional for all students and staff. 

  • Hand sanitizers will be available in every classroom, office and public spaces

  • Proper hand washing is key and soap dispensers will be refilled frequently

For more info on health and safety measures as well as protocols for positive cases and closing of school buildings, visit NYCDOE Health & Safety Plans

Remote Learning Expectations

During remote learning days (such Inclement Weather Days), your child is expected to complete all assignments provided by the teacher. 

  • Students and families should check Google Classrooms daily for important updates and schedule from their teachers. Your teacher will provide you with the Class Code the first week of school.

  • At-home assignments should be submitted by the teacher's deadline. Assignments will count towards the overall grade. 

  • All students are expected to sign into their class' Morning Meetings. Look for the link in your teacher's Google Classroom. 

  • During 100% remote learning, your teacher may conduct live classes via  Zoom. Check Google Classroom for your live class schedule.

  • When signing in for virtual classes or meetings, students are expected to be on time, appropriately dressed, and ready to learn. We suggest signing into Google Classroom 5 minutes before class starts to receive the Meeting Details. Please try to reduce background noise and distractions as much as possible. 

Some helpful tips for Remote Learning:

❏ Create a clutter free, distraction free space at home with a table and chair
❏ Set up the area with easy access to notebooks, writing utensils and tech outlets
❏ Schedule in brain breaks, snacks, lunch, movement, bathroom breaks
❏ Just as if your child was going into the school building, create a bedtime and waking up
schedule. And have them change out of their pajamas so they get into the learning mode
❏ Attend live sessions; check in for Attendance; submit assignments on time; log into the
virtual learning platform such as Google Classroom
❏ During live sessions, be a silent observer and allow your child to engage independently
❏ Provide help when completing assignments and make notes on where you observe difficulty and share with the teacher
❏ Connect with other Remote Learning families to develop/ maintain social relationships

Welcome Packet, Consent Forms

To minimize the spread of germs, we will be digitizing many of our forms and notices. The Welcome Packet, which contains notices of our Policies and Procedures; Photo Consent; Blue Emergency Cards, etc. will be uploaded and sent out using Operoo. More details to follow. 

NYC Schools Account

In preparation for the new school year, we are asking all our families to create/ activate their DOE Student Account. You will use this account to access our online learning platforms. This also allows you access to view report cards, attendance records and more. For more info on how to activate, go to the "DOE Student Account section on our Remote Learning page.

Resources

DOE Tech Device

Request a DOE device here: 

https://coronavirus.schools.nyc/RemoteLearningDevices

You will need your child's OSIS#

If you have issues with your DOE issued Tech Device (including apps, accessing the internet or delivery status), please fill out this form: Technical Support for Families

Free Meals

Students on the Blended Learning Schedule will receive Grab & Go Breakfast and Lunch meals while in school. Students who are on their Remote Learning week or 100% Remote, can pick up their meals from school. For more info, go to School Food

 

School Supplies

You can find our AEA school supplies lists by grade. Please note the DOE Schools Account log in (@nystudents.net) does not allow you to access this list. You must use your non-DOE account. 

 

 

Learning Bridges

Learning Bridges is a new program that will provide free child care options for children from 3-K through 8th grade on days when they are scheduled for remote learning. If you are interested in the Learning Bridges program, please complete this survey. Learn more about  Learning Bridges