Bingo Night on October 11th.
Dear Parents/ Guardians & Families:        Have you received a phone call from our School Messenger? Each day, we make an effort to call the home of any student who is absent from one or more classes. Attendance is extremely important. Your child cannot learn if they are not here each and every day. If you get this phone call, please realize that we want to make sure that you are aware of the student’s absence. It is our goal to work with you on making sure that your child is in school. A student can only miss 10 days throughout the entire year in order get promoted to the next grade. Please help us focus on the importance of being in class everyday. Parent Association IS 339 would like to congratulate all the parents that came out to support the SLT election on September 26th   PA Executive board   President:   Latoya Biggs Recording Secretary:  Julie Sastre  Treasure:   Silvia Martinez               The Parent Association office is located on our welcome center room 241. Please see Mr. Echavarria for more information. The parent association meets every third Monday of every month at 5:30pm in the school…
Dear Parent/Guardians & Families: I hope everyone is enjoying this beautiful hot weather in NYC. We just want to remind you if your child doesn’t meet the promotion standards for his or her grade, the family will get a letter recommending that the student go to summer school. If you have a question about whether your child should attend summer school, please contact Mr. Echavarria, Parent Coordinator, at 718-583-6767. All summer school and promotion policy is detailed in Chancellor’s Regulation A-501. Summer school 2017 will not be in our building due to construction. The summer school site will be at IS 219, 3630 3rd Ave, Bronx, NY. Summer school hours of operations are from 8:30am to 2:30pm, Monday thru Thursday. All students must be in attendance and ready to learn. Attendance is an important part in order to get promoted to the next grade level. Wake up phone call will be going out to remind families about summer school. Breakfast & lunch will be provided for all students. We also provide transportation for those students that need it. A bus leaves from the front of IS 339 at 8am every morning.   Summer School Trips July 20th - American Museum Natural History (Students…
2Dear Parents/ Guardians & Families: Its incredible how fast time flies, we have less than 40 days of learning here at IS 339. It’s very important for your child to keep attending school. By making school attendance a priority it will help your children to learn the good work and study habits that will serve them well now and throughout their lives. Attendance is extremely important. Your child cannot learn if they are not here each and every day. If you get a phone call from our school messenger, please realize that we want to make sure that you are aware of the student’s absence or lateness. It is our goal to work with you on making sure that your child is in school every day. Attention 8th grade parents, you have less than 36 days until graduation and time is running out to pay for your child senior dues. It’s a beautiful experience and we don’t want your child to missed it. If you have any question or will like any additional information feel free to get in contact with Ms. Barry @  (718) 583-6767 ext. 318. Parents also be advice that Saturday academy is running for all 8th grade students…
Every Thursday, from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM.
Dear Parents/ Guardians & Families:        Yes!  April is here and as you all know your child just took the New York State English Language Arts and is about to take the Mathematics exam over the course of the next four weeks. Parents please help your children get ready for the state exams.  The NYS Mathematics Test will be on the May 2nd, 3rd and 4th.  Attendance is crucial for these dates.  As we all know if your child misses this exam it puts him or her in jeopardy to repeat the grade.  Mr. Echavarria will be making wake up calls for the next two weeks to remind students to come early for these exams.  The Learning Environment Survey is very important for your child’s school. The Department of Education carefully reviews parents answers and uses the results of the survey to make improvements in the schools, increase opportunities for students, and to continue to raise expectations for learning and safety.  For more information on filling out the school surveys please contact Mr. Echavarria 718-583-6767 or look for updates on this website. 8th grader Parents Senior year is a big year for our students. In addition to preparing students to…
Dear Parents/ Guardians & Families: Much like many parts of the US, the weather has been unusually fair.  We haven't had too much snow like in the past year. Students are definitely experiencing the variety of weather winter can bring to New York City. The third marking period is an optimal time for learning here at I.S. 339.  All students will be taking the NYS ELA examination on April, 28th, 29th and 30th and the NYS Mathematics examination on, May 2nd, 3rd & 4th. There are approximately less than 30 days until these critical exams!   Please encourage your children to continue to take advantage of all of the extracurricular academic programs IS 339 has to offer. Extended Learning Time (ELT) occurs every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday from 2:40 PM to 3:55 PM. We also provide Saturday Academy from 8:30 AM  to 1:00 PM. If you have any questions about your child’s involvement in any of our extracurricular academic programs, please contact your child’s assistant principal, guidance counselor or homeroom teacher. As we all know if your child misses this exam it puts him or her in jeopardy to repeat the grade. Mr. Echavarria will be making wake up…
Dear Parents/ Guardians & Families: I Hope you have been enjoying the unusually mild   winter that the east coast has had recently.  Unfortunately, Punxsutawney Phil, the world's most famous prophesizing groundhog, has seen his shadow and is predicting six more weeks of winter.  No matter what the weather is outside, the learning environment at I.S. 339 is hot with students whose minds are working overtime.  On December 23rd, the second marking period came to an end, we encourage parents to check on their child’s report-cards.  Report cards were distributed on January 27th. The third marking-period is an optimal time for learning here at I.S. 339.  All students will be taking the New York State Tests on the following days: ELA - March, 28th,  29th, and 30th Mathematics - May 2nd 3rd, and May 4th   There are approximately less than 60 days until both of these critical exams will be taken Please encourage your child to continue to take advantage of the supplemental academic programs I.S. 339 has to offer.  We hold Saturday Academy from 8:30am-1:00pm.  If you have questions about your child’s involvement in any of our academic programs, please contact your child’s assistant principal, guidance counselor or homeroom teacher…
Dear Parents/ Guardians & Families:        Happy New Year! We are excited and eager to kick off the new year in our building and get back to our routine.  We want to keep the focus on learning and setting goals for the 2nd half of the year. Together we will prepare our students/ children to compete in this ever-changing world. We here at IS 339 wish you a flourishing and successful year. It’s the start of a new year and nearly the halfway point in this school year. So it’s a good time to take stock and make any needed adjustments. Spend some time talking with your child about how the school year is going. If the two of you set learning goals at the start of the year, review those goals now. Is he or she making prog­ress? How can they make the rest of the school year even better? IS 339 encourages open communication with parents and the community. We want you to be informed throughout the school year, your child’s teacher and I will be making a specific effort to stay in touch with you. We will keep you informed of your child’s progress and of school…
Dear Parents/ Guardians & Families:    It seems like every time I sit down to write my parent newsletter I say to myself, I can’t believe how fast the year is going.  As we all know, December is here and with that comes the holiday season. My hope is that you enjoy time with your family and friends, and you are able to rest and take in this special time of year. During the month of November, we had a number of successful events happening here at the school. Our first marking period ended on October 21st.  On October 27th, we had parent-teacher conferences, which gave parents and teachers the opportunity to meet and discuss their child performance.  On November 23rd, I.S. 339 and the community took time to celebrate the diversity of our students with food and to celebrate the learning that is taking place here at I.S. 339.  We had a variety of dishes from different countries and we would like to thank you all for making this festivity a success. Here at I.S. 339 we love working together with parents to bridge the gap between home and school. It is an important partnership that will assist your…
Dear Parents/Guardians & Families, On Wednesday November 9th BronxWorks is presenting their Community School Kick off!  Bronxworks will provide service for families and the community. It will also have raffles, swag Bags, Games, live DJ and Food. On Wednesday, November 23rd, we will have an International Feast! It is our goal to take the time to celebrate the diversity of our students with food. In order to make this a success, we need your support. We need for each child to donate a dish, if possible. All food donations can be sent with the child to school in the morning.  There will be teachers at the entrance to collect items from students. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Mr. Echavarria at 718-583-6767 Please continue to follow our school safety policy. All parents, guardians, and visitors must show photo identification when visiting the building. All visitors must go to the main office once you have signed in at the School Safety desk. If you would like more information about any further event feel free to contact Mr. Echavarria at 718-583-6767, or just check our school website for updates.   TECH TIGER SPORTS CORNER Basketball The ladies Tech-Tigers and…
Dear Parents/ Guardians & Families: Have you received a phone call from our School Messenger? Each day, we make an effort to call the home of any student who is absent from one or more classes. Attendance is extremely important. Your child cannot learn if they are not here each and every day. If you get this phone call, please realize that we want to make sure that you are aware of the student’s absence. It is our goal to work with you on making sure that your child is in school. A student can only miss 10 days throughout the entire year in order get promoted to the next grade. Please help us focus on the importance of being in class everyday. Is 339 would like to congratulate all the parents that came out to support the SLT election on September 20th.   PA Executive board: President:   Latoya Biggs Recording Secretary:  Dionne Ahart  Treasure:   Rogelio Martinez   The PA office is located on our first floor, room 110. If you would like to be a part of this team, feel free to stop by the welcome center room 241 and see Mr. Echavarria for more information. The…
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1600 Webster Avenue
Bronx, NY  10457

(718) 583-6767
Fax (718) 583-0281

Kim Outerbridge
Principal

Ramon Echavarria
Parent Coordinator