Moving Towards A Dimension of Greatness!
P.S. 133 William A. Butler
HEATHER FOSTER MANN, PRINCIPAL
610 BALTIC STREET, BROOKLYN, NY 11217Phone: 718-398-5320
School Name, Number, or Address
Greetings. I hope this letter finds you well as we begin to wind down from the summer and prepare for the upcoming school year. As you know, we will be relocating to the temporary location- St. Thomas Aquinas School building located at 211 Eighth Street and 4th Avenue. Students who reside within the ½ mile or more zone, but less than 5 miles are eligible for transportation to the new location. Remember, bus stops are created according to the permanent address we have on file.
DISTANCE FROM RESIDENCE TO SCHOOL
Less than ½ mile
½ mile or more, but less than 1 mile
1 mile or more but less than 1½ miles
1½ miles or more
Eligible for Full Fare Transportation
Transportation Not Provided
Beginning August 31st the Office of Pupil Transportation (OPT) will create bus stops. To find out your child’s bus stop please do the following: log on to http://schools.nyc.gov/Offices/Transportation/ParentResources/GeneralEducationEligibility/default.htm Enter your child’s name and date of birth .You will see the bus route and bus stop. The following bus stops have been identified by OPT. Warren Street & Fourth Ave; Dean Street &Carlton Ave; Lincoln Pl. & Fifth Ave; Clifton Place & Marcy Ave; Franklin Ave &Clifton Place; Nostrand Ave & Putnam Ave; St. Johns Pl &7th Ave; Flushing Ave & Carlton Ave.
The first day of school is Wednesday, September 9th . School begins at 8:20AM and ends at 3:10PM. The main entrance is on Eighth Street. There is also a secondary entrance to the yard on 4th Ave. Grades 1-5 will enter on 4th Ave and line up in the school yard. Grades PK and K will use the entrance on Eighth Street and meet in the cafeteria on the ground floor.
If you have any questions or concerns or have difficulty accessing OPT, please call the school during the week of August 31st at (718)857-4810 or Mr. Dickerson at (347)563-5321.
Thank you for your anticipated cooperation and patience as we work through this transition together.