I have gone into each 5th-grade classroom to discuss with the students the importance of looking through the MS directory with someone at home. Please have conversations with your child, focusing on program choices offered and the locations of the schools. I spoke with the classes about being realistic about distance, so please be mindful of the location of the middle schools as you look through the choices in the directory. If a middle school is quite a distance from your home, please note that you will have to get your child to and from school each day either by MTA bus, train or car.
The application system is not open yet, so the focus right now should be on looking through the directory and attending the District 29 Middle School Fair at I.S. 59 with your child on Thursday, October 18th (Presentations at 5:30 and 6:30).