Special Programs:

Academic Intervention Services

AIS  are provided to meet the needs of all students who require additional assistance to meet the State Standards in ELA, mathematics, science and social studies. Intensive guidance and support services are provided to assist students who are experiencing effective-domain issues that are impacting their ability to achieve academically. Although the intensity of the services provided vary based on the individual needs of students, all Grade 3-5 students performing in Levels 1 and 2, and Early Childhood students deemed to be at risk (including students in special education and English Language Learners) will receive appropriately targeted services. The school has developed the following Academic Intervention Services Programs:

F.I.A.O. Federation of Italian- American Organization-

The FIAO after school program is offered to grades 6, 7 & 8. It operates Monday through Friday from 2:40 pm -5:30 pm. The program offers Math Regent and Science Regent Exams help in addition to Sports  such as  Volleyball, Soccer, Basketball, Team activities and other Board games activities. These activities are designed to improve academic competencies as well as develop social and emotional competencies.

Title III Program -

An afternoon program for students in grades 2,3,4,& 5. The program will be held on Wednesdays and Thursdays  from 2:45 p.m - 4: 45 p.m.

This program will focus on skills and strategies in both English Language Arts and Mathematics needed for the success of our students on the NYSESLAT ( NYS English as a Second Language Achievement Test), Statewide, Citywide exams, as well as classroom assessments.
All ELL students will be taking state and city exams and we want to ensure good grades. These classes will help eliminate the stress and anxiety, children may feel because they will be confident and prepared.We are therefore extending this invitation to your child. All ESL students in grades 2,3,4, & 5 are encouraged to participate in this Title III Program. We look forward to serving your child.

CPC Program (The Chinese American Planning Council) -

This is a special program that accommodates our children in Kindergarten through Fifth grade and at a low cost to our parents. The cost of the program is
$ 530.00. The program for spring semester from February 2, 2015  through June 19, 2015 and a payment schedule can be set if necessary.
This program will take place from Monday through Friday  between 2:40 pm  and 5:40 pm. The CPC program offers Homework help, Games & Academic enrichment, Arts & Crafts, Culture- Language  as well as Recreational and Physical Activities. We are looking forward to welcoming your child in this great program. 

For Application: Please contact Caroline Arbia- room 101A

Math Regents Review -

 Is a very special program offered to our students taking the Math Regents Exam. This is a review class held on Saturdays and offers academic regents enrichment to help your child succeed in taking the Math Regents. 

We hope that you and your child will take full advantage of this wonderful opportunity. we look forward to welcoming your child to the Saturday Math Regents Review Class.

The BOKS Program

The BOKS is an early morning program that we started this fall. The program prepares children for a day of learning. It’s an important step in helping children gain appreciation of the benefits of exercising and healthy choices that will last a lifetime. Our typical BOKS class runs for 60 minutes long where children enjoy fun warm-up games or movement drills. Then, they get to running activities, relay races, obstacle courses, and strength movements. Finally, we get to fun games together with our cool down and a BOKS Bit, a nutrition component of the program.

The program will run every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday morning from 7:15 am to 8:15 am for 4th and 5th graders only. It will start on February 2nd, 2015 and will end on May 15th, 2015.

ELA & Math Enrichment Program: 

It’s our Pleasure to inform you that our school will be offering a Friday and Saturday Enrichment program for grades 3, 4, 5. This program will provide academic enrichment for ELA and Math aligned to the Citywide Instructional Standards. The program can only be offered for a short time and will be beneficial to your child in preparation for the state exam and will begin on Friday, February 27th from 2:45 p.m. and Saturday, February 28th from 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. It will run through April 18th, 2015.

 The Program will be in session on the following dates:

 Friday 2:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.                 Saturday 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 p.m.

February 27                                          February 28

March 6                                                March 7

March 13                                               March 14

March 20                                               March 21

March 27                                               March 28

April 17                                                  April 18

 We hope that you and your child will take advantage of this wonderful opportunity. We look forward to welcoming your child in this Enrichment program that supports his/her success.

 **  Spaces are limited, therefore requests will be honored on a first come, first served basis.

 **  Students accepted into the program will receive written notification during the week of February 23rd.  

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