Daily Announcements

2014 Summer Meals Program

JUNE 27 – AUGUST 29, 2014

Breakfast and lunch continues beyond the scheduled instructional school year. Our Summer Meals Program is available at hundreds of public schools, community pool centers, New York City Housing Authority complexes, and other locations around the city. No registration, documentation, or ID is required to receive a free breakfast or lunch meal to all children 18 years old and under.

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NYC Summer Quest is a free, five-week, full-day summer learning program that provides elementary and middle school students with fun, hands-on enrichment experiences while strengthening their academic skills. DOE teachers collaborate with educators from community-based organizations to offer students Common-Core aligned instruction, enrichment activities, sports and recreation, and field trips. Last summer, 97% of parents surveyed reported that NYC Summer Quest was a good balance of fun and learning, and 96% of parents felt their child was better prepared for school in the fall because of Summer Quest of parents would recommend the NYC Summer Quest program to other parents.

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The Bronx Museum of the Arts
The Museum will be OPEN in honor of Memorial Day on Monday, May 26 from 11am to 4pm.


ADMISSION
The Bronx Museum of the Arts is FREE ADMISSION to all ages.  FREE ADMISSION to The Bronx Museum of the Arts is sponsored by Shelley and Donald Rubin.

Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.


HOURS

Monday ............................................................................. Closed

Tuesday ............................................................................ Closed

Wednesday ...................................................................... Closed

Thursday .................................................. 11:00 am – 8:00 pm

Friday ........................................................ 11:00 am – 11:00 pm

Saturday.................................................... 11:00 am – 8:00 pm

Sunday....................................................... 11:00 am – 6:00 pm


 A Parent’s Guide to Universal Prekindergarten

 

 

Helping you understand what to expect in pre-k is crucial. More than 85 percent of the brain is developed before the age of 5. The preschool years are the time in which the brain begins to maximize efficiency.

The most important goal of pre-k is to help your child develop the knowledge, skills, and approaches to learning needed to be ready for school. Below are typical pre-k activities with suggestions of what you can do at home to reinforce and extend your child’s learning. Working together, we can give your child a great start for school.

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THE GRAND CONCOURSE HISTORIC DISTRICT - ART DECO DELIGHTS!
 
Join the Bronx Borough Historian Lloyd Ultan on a stroll through one of The Bronx's noted designated historic districts - the Grand Concourse. 

Saturday May 10, 2014 1pm
The tour begins on the southwest corner of the Grand Concourse & East 167th Street and will terminate at East 149th Street

 


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Weather

Today, 7/28/2014
High: 83 Low: 63
Chance thunderstorms
53% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 7/29/2014
High: 80 Low: 63
Partly sunny
13% chance of precipitation.