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Voters Registration

New York offers online voter registration. You can register by mail to vote in New York by printing a voter registration form, filling it out, and mailing it to your local election office. You can also register to vote in person if you prefer.  
 
Election day is Nov. 3

Registration deadlines
Online: Oct. 9
By mail: Postmarked by Oct. 9
In person: Oct. 9

Absentee ballot deadlines
Request: Oct. 27
Return by mail: Postmarked by Nov. 3
Return in person: Nov. 3 by 9:00 p.m.

Early voting
Oct. 24 - Nov. 1, but dates and hours may vary based on where you live

Weekly Events

 Parent Workshop NYC Health Hospital PDF 1.pdf  Virtual MS 246 Parent Workshop _1_2020.pdf

Housing Assistance during COVID-19 Pandemic

 

Walt Whitman Middle School M.S. 246

Virtual ZOOM

Parent Engagement Workshops

Series

 

Hosted by Mr. Edu Hermelyn

Struggles your Family might be facing during the COVID-19 Pandemic

This virtual workshop will be focused on providing resources to families dealing with housing issues and concerns

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

5:30PM – 6:30PM

The Walt Whitman School, M.S. 246

72 Veronica Place

Brooklyn, NY 11226

 

Please join us as we embark on this journey to promote academic success at school and throughout our community.

The Parent Workshop on Housing part of our series on Family & Academic Literacy.

 

 

Join Zoom Meeting

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Meeting ID: 879 3921 9886

Passcode: 766039

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Updates For Families

December 22, 2020
Dear Families,
Before we part for Winter Recess, I want to express my heartfelt gratitude for all you have done to keep the
learning going during this unforgettable year.
Our families and educators are the hearts and souls of our school communities, and everything we have gotten
right this year, we owe to you. To the sacrifices you have made to ensure your children thrive in an era of blended
and remote learning. To your trust in our public schools. To your personal feedback to me²whether positive or
negative, it has helped me and everyone at the DOE better serve you and your children.
Although the holidays will look very different this year, there is still much to celebrate. I hope you take time to
rejoice, relax, connect with loved ones near and far²and reflect on the acts of kindness and compassion that have
lifted your lives these past 12 months.
As we look ahead to the rest of the school year, we are unwavering in our focus to deliver the highest-quality
education possible to each of your children. We do this to prepare them for a successful, productive life,
empowered with the skills they need to chase their dreams. To that end, last week we announced changes to the
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will not use academic records, auditions, or other screens or assessments to evaluate or admit students, and high
schools will phase out geographic priorities. This will result in a fairer process for all New York City public
school families. To learn more, please visit schools.nyc.gov/middle or schools.nyc.gov/high.
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1.1 million peers²receives the best education possible in the greatest city in the world.
On behalf of all of us at the Department of Education, I wish you and your loved ones a beautiful holiday season
and a happy new year. Please stay safe and well, and we look forward to seeing you in 2021!
Sincerely,
Richard A. Carranza
Chancellor
New York City Department of Education

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