Important Middle School Updates

Important Middle School Updates








*9/17 UPDATE

Back to School Night:

Thursday, September 17, 2020 – Back to School Night for Grades 5 and 6.

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 – Back to School Night for Grades 7 and 8.

Back to School night this year will be done remotely via visits to teacher Google Classrooms. Teachers will post a video to introduce themselves and share their course curriculum and expectations for the school year. There will be no in person attendance on these nights.

Additionally, parents are reminded that we cannot accept items dropped off from home once the school day has begun, including lunches, books, homework, or instruments. 


Thank you for your cooperation.

*9/3 UPDATE

First Day of School Dates:

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 – First day of school for Grade 5 – in person.

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 – First day of school for Cohort A (Grades 6, 7, 8) – in person.

Wednesday, September 9, 2020 – Remote classes start for Full (100%) Remote Learners. No in-person student attendance. Teachers will be reaching out to students that day.

Thursday September 10, 2020 – First day of school for Cohort B (Grades 6, 7, 8) – in person.

Friday, September 11, 2020 – 1st assignment for Full Remote Learners and Cohort A instruction will be posted.

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Technology Distribution:

For families who have already requested technology devices through 9/2, the distribution plan is as follows:

Students in Cohort A will receive their device on their first in person school day – September 8th.

Students in Cohort B will receive their device on their first in person school day – September 10th.

Full Remote Learners will pick up their devices on Wednesday, September 9 between 9am – 2pm.   Please call before coming, your device may not be configured yet.

Requests for devices after 9/2 must be done by emailing the building principal and will be given on a first come basis.






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*8/28/2020 Update

We are excited and ready for students to return to school! Thank you for your patience in waiting for Grade 5 and 6 teacher assignments, and Grade 7 and 8 schedules.

A "Back to School" video has been posted below that should be viewed with your child(ren) as it pertains to the re-opening of school, with regard to our new social distance measures that will be in place upon arrival to school on Tuesday, September 8, for Cohort A, and Thursday, September 10, for Cohort B.

Please be aware that since the video production, some things may have changed as every day brings new challenges and decisions for keeping your students safe and healthy.

In particular, temperatures will only be taken for those students who do not show up with the daily home temperature and symptom medical form.  Also, all cafeteria purchases will be cashless and vending machines will temporarily be unavailable.

For those students who will be remote learning and need to pick up textbooks and course materials, they should be available by Thursday, September 3rd, and Friday. September 4, for pick up.

Please contact the main office prior to coming to the school to confirm.

Video link:  
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1N1rEcMUrfIA5yjtVVgMiTUeuAj3mD7oK/view?usp=sharing

Daily Health Form


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*8/18/2020


Digital Device Request Form
Complete this form if your child needs a device to use during remote instruction.

Parent Intent Form for Remote Instruction
If you are planning to have your child participate in full remote instruction, please complete this form.
Remote instruction will be for the Fall 2020 semester through at least January of 2021.


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*8/17/2020

Additional parent meetings to discuss hybrid, remote learning, and health and safety protocols for re-opening school have been added. Please check out the new evening sessions on Thursday, August 20, 2020. All who plan on attending are required to sign up for their preferred session, keeping in mind social distance measures, we ask that only one parent or guardian attend the session. 

Click here to sign up

GRADE 5 - In-Person on Thursday, August 20, 5:00 - 5:40 pm
GRADE 5 - In-Person on Friday, August 21, 12:00 - 12:40 pm
GRADE 5 - via Zoom on Friday, August 21, 5:00 - 5:40 pm

GRADE 6 - In-Person on Thursday, August 20, 6:00 - 6:40 pm
GRADE 6 - In-Person on Friday, August 21, 9:00 - 9:40 am
GRADE 6 - via Zoom on Friday, August 21, 6:00 - 6:40 pm

GRADE 7 - In-Person on Thursday, August 20, 7:00 - 7:40 pm
GRADE 7 - In-Person on Friday, August 21, 10:00 - 10:40 am
GRADE 7 - via Zoom on Friday, August 21, 7:00 - 7:40 pm

GRADE 8 - In-Person on Thursday, August 20, 8:00 - 8:40 pm
GRADE 8 - In-Person on Friday, August 21, 11:00 am - 11:40 am
GRADE 8 - via Zoom on Friday, August 21, 8:00 - 8:40 pm


August 21, 2020 - Zoom Conference Call Login Information 

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*8/12/2020

Parent Letter from Ms. Hine regarding Middle School
Re-opening meetings.


August 21, 2020 - Zoom Conference Call Login Information 


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*7/8/2020

The Middle School is now closed to the public for the summer.  If you need to pick up/drop off items, please call the main office at 631-870-2700 and someone will meet you outside to do so.  

Thank you



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*5/8/2020

Letter Regarding Q4 and End of Year Information

Locker Cleanout/Return Items to School Dates

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*4/16/2020

Q3 Information Update- Click Here

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*3/30/2020

The middle school teachers and staff miss their students.  We are thinking of you all and have a special message for you – check it out!

We are excited and ready for students to return to school! Thank you for your patience in waiting for Grade 5 and 6 teacher assignments, and Grade 7 & 8 schedules.

A Back to School video has been posted below that should be viewed with your child(ren) as it pertains to the re-opening of school, with regard to our new social distance measures that will be in place upon arrival to school on Tuesday, September 8, for Cohort A, and Thursday, September 10, for Cohort B.

Please be aware that since the video production, some things may have changed as every day brings new challenges and decisions for keeping your students safe and healthy.

In particular, temperatures will only be taken for those students who do not show up with the daily home temperature and symptom medical form.  Also, all cafeteria purchases will be cashless and vending machines will temporarily be unavailable.

For those students who will be remote learning and need to pick up textbooks and course materials, they should be available by Thursday, September 3rd, and Friday. September 4, for pick up.

Please contact the main office prior to coming to the school to confirm.

Video Link

Temp Link

https://video214.com/play/Nky2ptqbTAza7jG839JO9Q/s/dark


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*3/26/2020 

All requests to enter the middle school building to retrieve musical instruments or textbooks is by appointment only through Ms. Hine.  Appointments are being made on a 1:1 basis for Friday, March 27, Monday, March 30
th, and Friday, April 3rd. Lists of names will be provided to the security guard at campus entrance for each day.

Additionally, students are expected to complete their Google classroom or teacher class webpage assignments. While teachers may be testing students on this material it is more for their knowledge as to student understanding and completion of topics to continue moving forward with the content of their curriculum at this point. We are awaiting further direction as to the viability of any of these assessments.

If you have any concerns, please reach out to Ms. Hine via email (ehine@mtsinai.k12.ny.us) or phone 631-870-2701.

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*3/23/2020

Update from Ms. Hine - .pdf
Pledge of Allegiance Video with Ms. Hine - .mov