AEA Updates

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As per the Mayor and Chancellor's directives, no student in grades 1-5 will be permitted to return to school without a Covid-19 consent to test form on file.  Please note that Pre-K and Kindergarten students are exempt from this mandate.  We ask that you complete this form by Thursday, Dec 3rd so that it is reflected in our computer system by Monday when Cohorts B and C return to in person learning.

Also, please adhere to the criteria set forth to put in for a waiver if necessary. All documentation must be handed in prior to the 7th for Cohort B and C.


Here is a short instruction (and screenshot) on submitting/re-submitting consent for COVID-19 testing at  

  1. log into the website and your child(ren)'s info should be there (if not, you may have to complete online access); 

  2. click on Manage Account;  

  3. click on Consent Forms; 

  4. click the checkbox at the bottom of the page; and 

  5. click consent / re-consent (depending on whether you've consented before).


Please click the link below to read an update from our Administration 

Update from Administration 


As per the NYC Chancellor's Office we will continue our full remote learning this week. In school learning will resume on Monday, December 7th.  Cohort B is scheduled to attend in school learning that week. We will be sending out more information in the upcoming week. 


Click the attached document to read about our Cohort Schedule for December/January. Please be advised that this schedule goes into effect when we resume in-person learning. Thank you 

Click to read Cohort Letter and Schedule



PTA Fundraiser - Double Good Popcorn Virtual Fundraiser

The PTA has set up a Double Good virtual fundraiser! It’s 100% contactless, we keep 50% of the profit and the product ships directly to the buyer. Click to read more information

Our fundraising window begins on November 19, 2020 at 8am and goes until November 23, 2020 at 8am. 



Memos from the PTA: 

-Click the links below to learn more about the  PTA virtual Coffee Chat event and the next PTA Meeting!

PTA Meeting Notice Flyer 

PTA Coffee Chat Flyer


Memos From the PTA: 

-Our annual appeal is still going on! Click the link to read more about how to donate to the PTA

Annual Appeal Letter

Face Mask Chain Fundraiser: Our former Pre-K teacher Ms. Weissbach generously offered to partner up with the PTA of AEA and create mask chains for sale, with 100% of the proceeds going toward the PTA of AEA. Click the links below to read more about the fundraiser and the form to place an order 

Mask Fundraising Information                       

Mask Order Form 



Please read the information on Learning Bridges for AEA Families by clicking the link below. 

Learning Bridges Information 



Please see the flyer below about the PTA meeting on Thursday November, 12th. 




Please read the attached notice regarding updates to school COVID-19 testing 

School Testing Day Notice 


Please read the attached notice from administration regarding Parent Teacher Conferences

Parent Teacher Conference Notice 


Families requesting to change from 100% remote to blended learning should complete and submit the Learning Preference Survey during the window from Monday, November 2 – Sunday, November 15

More updates can be found at the DOE WEBSITE 


Please see the flyer below about the special PTA meeting on Monday October, 26th. 




Please read the attached DOE letter about AEA reopening for in person learning on Monday10/26/2020. 

 Chancellor Letter Regarding School Opening


Please click the link below to read the notice from the PTA 



We have officially received word from the Chancellor that AEA will move to full remote beginning tomorrow October 8th. Please check your child's Google Classroom for the 8:30 am morning meeting Zoom information. Click the link below to read the Chancellor's letter 

Chancellor Letter Regarding School Closures


Dear AEA Families, 

As the city finalizes details with state and city partners regarding impacted schools please check our school 

website and your email for further guidance. 

In unity, 

Your AEA Family 


Click the link below to view the AEA PTA Flyer notice and read about the upcoming PTA elections

PTA ELECTION NOTICE                 


Click the link below to check out our back to school procedures! 



Join the next PTA meeting on Thursday October 8th at 7pm.  Click the link below to view the flyer

View the AEA PTA Flyer 


Please complete and email the required 2020-2021 school forms. 

To access these forms, please DO NOT use your child's school email address which ends with

  1. Click on 'Policies', then scroll down to 'Communication'

  2. The forms are titled, "Fillable Blue Card (Emergency Contact Card), Photo Consent Form and School Compact 2020-2021

  3. Follow the instructions that appear below the title



If you are looking to request a device  from the DOE please use the link below. The link is also posted in the "Important Links" section under DOE links. 




Using the link below, please view the QR code with the DOE Health Screening Survey that must be filled out before entering the school building each day. This includes your children, as well as you if you are visiting the building for any reason. The website is also listed, in case you can't use the QR code.  You must do this at home daily, and be prepared to show proof of results at the school. The link is also posted in the "Important Links" section under DOE links.  On the form please write "Lobby" as the floor you are visiting . 



We would like to invite you to a "Virtual On Stage with Mrs. Leto" on Monday September 14th. There will be two sessions at 1:00pm and 1:30pm. Please only join one session. 

The link and invitation to the Zoom meeting will be sent by 12pm on Monday September 14th.  Due to DOE limits on Zoom Meetings please limit your log on to 1 per family. 

AEA Cohort Schedule 

Click the link below to view the Welcome letter from Mrs. Leto and the Cohort Schedule from September to November.


AEA Reopening Model

Our Exception Plan was approved! The model we will be using when we reopen is:

PreK-4th Grade- Alternating Weeks In-Person, Full Days, M-F (Groups A & B)

5th Grade & Students in grades 2-4 with IEPs who opted for Blended Learning- Full Time In-Person, Full Days, M-F (Group C)

Full Time Remote (Group D)


Please complete the form below in order to receive your child/ren's Cohort Schedule(s) for September. One form must be completed per child. Also, we will be sending it to only ONE email address. Thank you for your cooperation. 

We are asking ALL families to complete this form even if your child/ren will be going Full Time Remote since Full Time Remote is also a Cohort. Thank you!

Fill our form here: AEA Reopening Cohort Distribution List 

*Helpful tip some families have already done is to create a joint email address to receive any emails related to school. 

Cohort Schedules were sent out Monday, August 24th. Please email Mrs. Gallo & CC Ms. Donna if you have not gotten your schedule. 

Please also check our 2020 Reopening Plan page for more details.

NYC DOE Announcements



Hello AEA Families, 

Please read the following letter from the DOE regarding schools reopening and the  COVID-19 consent form. 

Click to read the letter from the DOE


Please click the link below to read the following update from the Chancellor. Also please sign and complete the COVID-19 Testing Consent Form. 

Update from the Chancellor 

COVID-19 Consent Form 


Please read the following update from the Chancellor

Update from the Chancellor 


Please read the following update from the Chancellor regarding school closures

Update from the Chancellor


10/29/2020 Check out this letter regarding guidance on safe and healthy Halloween celebrations from the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. 

Safe Halloween Celebrations 

10/14/2020 Join Senator Leroy Comrie for a Home-School Connection Forum tonight! Click the link below for the flyer with more information!

Home-School Connection Flyer 

9/29/2020 Click below to read the latest update from Chancellor Carranza regarding in school COVID Testing. Consent forms will be sent by classroom teachers via email. 

Update from the Chancellor 

9/22/2020 Click below to read the latest update from Chancellor Carranza 

Update from the Chancellor 

9/14/2020 Click below to read the latest update from Chancellor Carranza 

Update from the Chancellor 

9/9/2020 Click below to read the latest update from Chancellor Carranza

Update from the Chancellor  

Upcoming Events

First Day of School

Please visit the NYCDOE's Return to School for more info 

Student/ Teacher Meet & Greets

These sessions will be scheduled a few days before school begins

68-60 110 Street, Forest Hills, NY 11375

P: 929-467-6200 | F: 929-467-6201

Grades: PreK- 5

School Hours 8:30AM-2:00PM

Barbara Leto, Principal

Susan Gallo, Assistant Principal

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