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Upper School Blue Memo Highlights

Tuesday, December 18th – 6th Grade – David & Busters Trip
Tuesday, December 18th – 7th Grade – Lefrak Center at Lakeside
Thursday, December 20th – Columbia University
Friday, December 21 – End of Year Potluck
Saturday, December 22nd – Parents Day Off  (10 am – 2:00 pm)
Saturday, December 22nd
 – Coat Drive Drop Off  (10 am – 2:00 pm)
Monday December 24- January 7 – Winter Break – Explore Closed

HOT TOPIC:  2019-20 Kindergarten Lottery Application – Lottery Applications for the 19-20 school year will now be accepted! To apply for kindergarten, your child must be a current New York City resident who was born in 2014. If you have a child you would like to enroll or know someone who would like to join our community this upcoming school year, there will be an application accompanying this form.


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Lower School Orange Memo Highlights

Saturday, December 22nd – Parents Day off! (10 am – 2:00 pm)
Saturday, December 22nd – Coat Drive Drop Off  (10 am – 2:00 pm)

Monday December 24- January 7 – Winter Break – Explore Closed
Tuesday, January 8th – Students return to school

Principal Office Hours – Monday through Friday from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

HOT TOPIC:  2019-20 Kindergarten Lottery Application – Lottery Applications for the 19-20 school year will now be accepted! To apply for kindergarten, your child must be a current New York City resident who was born in 2014. If you have a child you would like to enroll or know someone who would like to join our community this upcoming school year, there will be an application accompanying this form.

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Important Updates (Detailed)

Upper School Break Packets are available online!  Click on Upper School menu bar and select grade.

Year End Trip Fundraiser – Explore has started a GoFundMe for End of Year trips. They need your help to make this expensive dream a financial reality! Any donations will go directly to fund a student’s experience.
Please go to http://tinyurl.com/gofundexplore  to make a donation – anything you can contribute helps!!

Explore Charter School Renewal – Public Hearing

Department of Education
Notice of Public Hearing:
Monday, December 17th @ 6:00 pm

The department of education will be hosting a public hearing to discuss the 5 year application renewal that was submitted on behalf of Explore Charter School .  All Explore families are welcomed and encouraged to attend.  There will be a ‘public speaking’ segment where you will be able to share your thoughts around the school’s renewal applicaiton.

 

Explore Uniforms – Available with PTO and Cookies Department Store

We have a few uniforms left in stock (outlined below) that are available for purchase.   Short Sleeves – $10.00 / Long Sleeves – $11.00.  If you are interested in purchasing something from the list, please contact Nirmala at 917-693-7611 or via email at  nbusie123@aol.com.

LIGHT BLUE (Grades K – 2nd)
Size 5/6 (Short and Long) – 50 pieces available
Size 7/8 (Long ONLY) – 50 pieces available

ROYAL BLUE (Grades 3rd – 5th)
Size 7/8 (Short and Long) – 50 pieces available
Size 10/12 (Short and Long) – 50 pieces available

NAVY BLUE (Grades 6th – 8th)
Size 10/12 (Short Sleeve ONLY) – 80 pieces available
Size 14/16 (Short Sleeve ONLY) – 30 pieces available
Size 18/20 (Long Sleeve ONLY) – 2 pieces available

You can also purchase uniforms all year round, at the regular price from Cookies Department Store.  Just enter Explore’s Source Code:  ECSES.

2018-2019 Family Student Handbook

Everything our parents and students need to to know about Explore’s Policy and Procedures for Academics, Attendance, Dress Code and more for all our students from K – 8th Grade.

Available for download and save –>2018-2019 Family Student Handbook

2018 – 2019 Explore School Calendar

There is no time like the present to start planning for the next school year!

1st Day of School Dates
Monday, August 27th – KINDERGARTEN Students – First Day
Wednesday, August 29th – 1st – 8th Grade Students – First Day

Download and save: 2018-2019 Full Year Calendar

K – 5th Classroom Snacks

All K-5 families are required to donate ‘class-sized’ serving (30 students) of snacks along with your school supplies.  Snack are important to fuel our growing learners during the school day.

We appreciate your support!

 

Snack Expectations
– Dry cereal or any food item that comes with the school breakfast bags
– A snack-sized serving of pretzels
– Fruit that are pre-sliced or naturally easy to eat (for example: apple wedges, grapes, raisins or dried fruit, etc.)
– Sliced Vegetables (for example: carrot sticks, celery sticks, zucchini sticks etc.)
– Granola/Breakfast bars
– Cheese Sticks or Cubed Cheese
– Nuts or Trail Mix
– Crackers
– Students are allowed to drink water during snack time.

Upper School – MANDATORY Expectations during the Summer

*** Upper School Parents – A Must Read***

Please read AND save this important letter that includes how summer break packets work will be done this year!  Online access is essential and if Explore will make computers available on set days/times.  Students who do not complete their summer homework will be held in detention.  Let’s start the next school year off strong!   We are looking for all of our parents support, as we work in partnership to ensure we are setting our children up for success!

Check out our NEW Parent Portal

Please read Mr. Rahman’s Letter to All Upper School Parents and Guardians.  There is some important end of term 1 information as well as some exciting news for our upcoming term 2 start.

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