Welcome Back to School!

August 2017

Dear PS 135 Families,

I hope you have had a wonderful summer filled with fun, family, and great memories.  I am very excited to welcome you back to the 2017-18 school year. The teachers have been working all summer long creating the curriculum for the students and the custodial staff is working endlessly to make sure the building is ready for the new school year.

Please see below for a few reminders to help with the transition for the first two days of school on September 7th and Sept. 8th.

Arrival and Dismissal Procedures:

Pre-K: Thursday, September 7th will be by appointment only. Families should have received a letter in the mail with your child’s class number and appointment time. Please make sure to come on the time posted in the letter. On Friday, Sept 8th children will be dismissed at 11:00 AM from the 207th street exit. If you did not receive a letter, please call (718) 464-2119 and ask for Mrs. Mitchell.

Kindergarten: All kindergarten families should have received a letter in the mail with important information and a color hand name tag. Please make sure that your child wears the hand name tag for the first two weeks of school. On September 7th and September 8th, the kindergarten students will line up in the handball courts according to class number and hand color from the name tag. All children should be in line by 8:00 AM. Please note that your child will be dismissed at 11:20 AM on Sept. 7th only. For the rest of the school year, Kindergarten will be dismissed at 2:10 PM. Kindergarten will be dismissed outside the Student Entrance. If you did not receive a letter, please call (718) 464-2119 and ask for Dr. Ramlogan.

Grade 1: All grade one students will line up in the handball court according to class numbers on September 7th and 8th. Grade one will be dismissed outside the Student Entrance.

Grades 2-4: On September 7th and 8th all grade 2-4 students will line up in the Inner Court Yard under their class number. This will also be where you meet your child for dismissal.

Grade 5: On September 7th and 8th all fifth-grade students will line up in the Basketball Court under their class number. Grade five will dismiss through the old Main Entrance on 207th street.

Beginning on Monday, September 11th, Kindergarten through grade 5 will line up inside PS 135. They will enter the building from the old Main Entrance on 207th street starting 7:45 AM. This entrance will be open from 7:45 AM to 8:05 AM. To ensure student safety, please do not drop off your child before 7:45 AM. There is no supervision for any students before 7:45 AM. After 8:05 AM, you will have to escort your child to the Main Entrance on 89th Avenue.

PS 135 School Hours For Students:

Pre-K, Kindergarten and Grade 1: 8:00 AM to 2:10 PM

Grade 2-5: 8:00am to 2:15pm

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to call me, Mr. Mir, Dr. Ramlogan, Mrs. Mitchell or Mr. Lopez at (718) 646-2119.

Sincerely,
Mrs. Lagnese
Principal of The Bellaire School