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3rd – 8th February Break Packets

We hope all of our students enjoys this much needed break.  Please pace yourself and do a few pages everyday.  All packages are Due Tuesday, February 25th!

1st Grade (Click to download/print)–> 1st Feb Break Packet
2nd Grade (Click to download/print)–>2nd Feb Break Packet
3rd Grade (Click to download/print)–> 3rd Feb Break Packet
4th Grade (Click to download/print)–> 4th Feb Break Packet
5th Grade (Click to download/print)–> 5th Feb Break Packet

6th Grade (Click to download/print)–> 6th Feb Break Packet
7th Grade (Click to download/print)–> 7th Feb Break Packet
8th Grade (Click to download/print)–> 8th Feb Break Packet

Upper School Blue Memo 2.10.20

Upper School Blue Memo Highlights
February 11 & 12 – Math State Exam Dress Rehearsal
February 13 – Wednesday Spirit Days- Hoodie Day
February 14 – Term 2 Academic Expo (Families Welcomed)
February 15 – Explore Basketball Games @ Explore  – COME OUT AND SUPPORT!
February 15 – PTO Uniform Sale
February 17 – February 24SCHOOL CLOSED
February 25 – Honor Roll Recognition (Parents Welcomed)
February 26 – Wednesday Spirit Days- Red, Black & Green Day
February 26 – Field Trip to Tapestry (download permission slip below)
March 4 – Black History Through Fashion (download flyer below)

Plan Ahead – NEW
March 2nd – Family Teacher Conferences
February Calendar ->View February

Tapestry Permission Slip ->SuitUp – February 26 – Tapestry Interest Form
Black History Through Fashion –>Flyer

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010720 Blue Memo

Lower School Orange Memo 2.10.20

Lower School Orange Memo Highlights
February 11 & 12 – Math State Exam Dress Rehearsal
February 13
KG – 2nd Term 2 Award Ceremony
February 15 – PTO Uniform Sale
February 17 – 21; Mid Winter Break – SCHOOL CLOSED

Plan Ahead
NEW – March 2nd – Family Teacher Conferences

OM 02.03.20
OM 01.27.20
OM 01.20.20
OM 01.13.20

Important Parent Letter Re: Coronavirus

Every parent should read the latest letter from the NEW YORK CITY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE


Upper School Winter Break Packets – Available Online!

Don’t worry if the dog eats your homework, if you forget it at Grandma’s house, we have them posted right here, so you can still meet the deadline!  All homework packets are due Tuesday, January 7th 

6th Grade Packet (28 pages) — 6_Download/Print

7th Grade Packet (28 pages) — 7_Download/Print

Please note that there are two different ones for 8th grade. 

Download/print this version for students IN ALGEBRA class->8_Algebra

Download/print this for anyone NOT enrolled in Algebra –>8_withoutAlgebra

Popcornolpolis Winners!

We are happy to announce that our winners of the Popcornolpolis fundraising competition for Explore
are:  4B – 1st Place,  3A – 2nd Place, KA – 3rd Place.  Special Kudos to Ms. Lakinda Brown was our top seller for the faculty!

These 3 classes have won special class trip to be announced in January.  We understand given the cold weather, we will allow teachers to differ to spring if they so choose

6, 7 & 8th – End of Year Trip Letter to Families

Dear Families,

Last year, we were able to send over 90 students around the country to learn and bond outside the four walls of our school.  We are excited to announce the dates, locations, and prices for the 2020 End of Year overnight trips. Please find all  information below and reach out to Ms. Baer with any questions.

Letter to Parents –>EOY Trip Letter to Families
Students Selling Chocolate to pay for the trip –>Explore Sells Chocolate
6th grade trip registration form –>6th Registration – PHILADELPHIA
7th grade trip registration form –>7th Registration – D.C.
8th grade trip registration form –>8th Registration – ATLANTA

Upper School – Term 2 Letter from Principal

A “must read” for Parents!  Important Upper School information about Term 2!

Title 1 Family Meeting – October 30th

Wednesday, October 30th at 5 pm!

As required under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), Title I schools
must ensure that families of Title I participating children are informed about
the school’s participation in the Title I program and to provide them with
information on how they can be involved in support of their children’s

2019-2020 Family Student Handbook

Everything our parents,  students, teachers and staff needs 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 –>2019_20 Explore Family Handbook