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Meal Location Tool


Posted By on Mar 23, 2020

Hello Parents and Guardians,

The NYCDOE has created a tool to help you find places around your area to pick up “Grab and Go” meals for your kids. No registration, ID, or documentation will be required, and all three meals may be picked up at the same time. Parents and Guardians may pick up meals for their children if they please.

Click here to access the site

I recommend you bookmark the site or share it with other friends and family when you get the change.

Thank you!!

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Hello Parents,

We are currently reaching out to you in order to make sure we have accurate contact information from you. If you have changed your phone number, email, or address, please use this contact form linked below.

Parent Contact Form

After you finish filling out the form, we will reach out to you to make sure the information provided is correct.

Thank you!

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Good Evening,

As announced this evening in a press conference, the Mayor has closed all NYCDOE schools due to the COVID 19 virus until April 20th. I am learning of this like many of you through the press conference and the information provided on the NYCDOE website. Below I will include the guidance that the DOE has provided and will continue to update our community of the latest news when I become aware.

The best way we can care for each other right now is to practice socially distancing. We are all concerned about those members of our community who are most dependent on our schools for support and services, and we are working diligently to obtain information about how we can best support our community members.

Also, because the city’s guidance is changing minute to minute, please stay tuned for any developments. Please feel free to contact me directly if you have any question.

Please be well,

Paul Jonathan Thompson

Founding Principal

Urban Assembly School of Music and Art

Tonight’s NYCDOE Announcement:

Monday, March 16, 2020

Tomorrow, March 16, there will be a one-day full system closure, however breakfast and lunch will be available at every building through Grab-and-Go meals.

From Tuesday through Thursday, teachers and administrators will participate in professional development on remote learning, and students will begin picking up materials for continued instruction. Grab-and-Go meals will be available for students at all schools until further notice.

The schedule, as we move to remote learning, is as follows: 

  • Monday, March 16: Citywide closure. Students, teachers, and principals do not report. 
  • Tuesday, March 17: Thursday, March 19: All staff reports. Teachers and principals participate in professional development on remote learning. 
  • Thursday, March 19-Friday, March 20: Students who need it will be able to begin process of picking up the technology necessary for remote learning. More guidance to families will be sent this week. 
  • Monday, March 23: Remote learning launches, with additional guidance provided throughout the week of the 23. 

Monday, March 23, 2020 

Effective Monday, March 23, Regional Enrichment Centers will be available for the children of first responders, healthcare workers, and our most vulnerable populations, with more details to follow. Additionally, remote learning will go into effect for grades K-12. DOE will support schools at all levels of readiness to deliver remote learning, and more information will be provided to families about online platforms.

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Dear Urban Assembly School of Music and Art,

The safety and well-being of our students and staff members remain our highest priority. Toward that end, we are notifying you that this morning, we were informed of a potential threat to our school on social media.

NYPD was immediately contacted and is actively investigating the report. In the interim, we have been assured that there is no immediate threat to students, faculty or staff at our school. We therefore are proceeding with a regular day of instruction.

As part of our safety efforts, we have increased supports including additional school safety agents and NYPD presence on campus. Thank you for your cooperation as we work together to ensure that our school continues to provide a safe, supportive learning environment for all of our students. It is important that we remain vigilant, and if we see something, say something.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the school at (718) 858-0249.

Best,
Paul J. Thompson
Principal
Urban Assembly School for Music and Art

Link to our Letter (PDF)

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Dear Parents and Guardians:

We would like to warmly invite you to our 2016-2017 Fall Parents-Teacher-Student conferences. These conferences will give you the opportunity to discuss your child’s progress with their teachers.

To make these conferences the most meaningful, we strongly recommend that you bring your child with you.

Our conferences will be held at the following times:

  • Thursday, November 17, 2016
    • 5:00-8:00 PM: Parent Teacher conferences
  • Friday, November 18, 2016
    • 11:31 AM: All students will be dismissed from school.
    • 1:00-3:00 PM: Parent-teacher-student conferences

This year, we will host workshops on the following topics:

  • Understanding and accessing Pupil Path , UAMA’s online grading system
  • Understanding your child’s Class Progress
  • The 5 week project unit

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our Parent Coordinator, Cecily Zayas at (718) 858-0249 ext. 8051.

Thank you,

Paul J. Thompson

Principal

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