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    Family Night, PA Mtg, Grade 6 Dance
    All take place the evening of Tuesday, September 26. 

    We will be hosting “Family Night” on Tuesday, September 26. At this time, you will have the opportunity to follow your child’s schedule, in modified form, from 5:00PM - 6:15 PM.  Teachers will give you a brief overview of their expectations and curriculum.   Cluster Coordinators will be posting a copy of the schedule for you to follow shortly.  In addition, your child will be bringing home a copy of the schedule.  Please bring it with you. In the event that you did not receive the schedule, our Parent Coordinator, Ms. LeBrun will have the information available for you in the Welcome Center and the main lobby.

    Our Parents’ Association will also be holding its first meeting of the 2017-2018 academic year.  Please join them in the auditorium when you finish visiting the teachers.

    In addition, our sixth graders will be enjoying their first middle school dance in the student cafeteria. It promises to be a wonderful evening for all.

    Parent Engagement Time Slots
    You'll notice that on most Mondays, clusters have from just after 2:30 til exactly 3:24pm to meet with parents, basically what we formerly referred to as Cluster meetings. You must arrange those meetings in advance with your child's cluster coordinator to fit everyone is the designated time slots. This new system, where appropriate, does allow for the meetings to expand to the Talent, World Language, Phys Ed teachers where appropriate SOMETIMES (there can still be conflicts between clusters for those teachers).
    Open Houses for Admission September 2018
    The October 5 date (5-7:30pm) is primarily geared to Out of District 21 parents and applicants as well as those from private and parochial schools, but all are welcome.

    The October 10 date (5-7:30pm) is primarily geared to toward District 21 parents and applicants, but all are welcome.

    THERE IS NO PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED but we do anticipate sizable crowds so arrive early if you need to park a car in the neighborhood. There will be little to no available parking on site so you may have to walk a few blocks.

    These sessions are self guided in nature. If you were unable to attend either Open House, we will make the main handout available for download starting on or about October 5. 
    HS Admissions Info from Guidance
    Click Here!!
    NIA to Honor Principal Karen Ditolla
    Our Principal Karen Ditolla is set to be honored at the NIA's 19th Annual Community Recognition Awards on Thursday, September 28th, 6pm. This will take place at Gargiulo's in Coney Island and the per person cost is $125. You can download more information about the event HERE.
    Summer Packets (ELA, Math, Etc.)
    Click here to get to the ELA packets
    Click here and look at the bottom to get to the Math Packets.
    You can download the Grade 8 Italian packet here and here.
    You can download the Grade 8 Spanish packet here.
    You can download the Grade 7 SS packets here and here
    You can find the 8th grade Social Studies summer assignment on the Social Studies department webpage.
    *There was a change in plans for our incoming 6th grade students; they WILL NOT have to complete a Social Studies packet. 
    HS Application Process for Current Grade 7
    Tree of Life Campaign
    Want to commemorate your child’s year at Mark Twain? Send a special thank you to a Teacher or Administrator? Honor a loved one? Support the school? You can do it all with the purchase of a special leaf on our tree. The Tree of Life will be a beautiful memory on the wall of our auditorium as well as a fundraiser for our school!
    High School Results

    Please note that Round 1 responses and Round 2 Applications are due back to the Guidance Counselors (Rm. 108 and Rm. 208) by no later than Tuesday, March 28.

    Also, once again we proudly display our Fall 2017 Specialized High School Results below in all their glory. Congratulations to all of those who were accepted as well as to your families and teachers.
    LaGuardia – 112
    14 Vocal
    36 Art
    13 Dance
    30 Instrumental
    15 Technical Theatre
    4 Drama
    Brooklyn Technical HS – 72
    Stuyvesant – 45
    Staten Island Technical HS – 18
    Brooklyn Latin – 7
    Bronx High School of Science – 5
    High School for Math, Science and Engineering @ City College – 1
    High School of American Studies @ Lehman – 1
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