Student Coding Opportunity, Deadline 4/4
Calling all young women and non-binary individuals, ages 13-18! Kode With Klossy is working in partnership with Uncommon Schools to identify young women and non-binary people, ages 13 - 18, who are curious about code, to join our free two-week virtual code camps. Best part? No former coding experience required! Participants join a supportive, diverse, and inclusive environment where they will learn to build a website, a mobile app, or data visualization. See this flyer with more information and visit kodewithklossy.com/apply to apply! Applications close April 4.
Reminder: Meals During Remote Learning
All families and students can go to any DOE school building between 9a.m. and noon on weekdays to pick up three free grab-and-go meals. No identification or registration is necessary. Halal and kosher meals are available at some sites, which are listed at schools.nyc.gov/freemeals.
If a student or family is unable to pick up meals from 9AM to 12PM, they can pick up meals from 3pm to 5pm at several community meal sites throughout the city. Community food sites can be found here. Please note that MOST schools will not be open from 3pm to 5pm for meal pickup, please check this link to find a location near you that will be open during the evening hours.
Spread the word about Uncommon!
We are excited to share that our application for the 2021-2022 school year is live! We are accepting new student applications for the upcoming school year at our Elementary and Middle Schools for our Kindergarten and 5th grade lotteries. If you have other children who you plan on enrolling into an Uncommon School next year, be sure to fill out an application so that they can receive sibling preference. If you know a friend or family member who has a child in Kindergarten through 8th grade please share our contact information with them and encourage them to apply online at www.uncommonschools.org/enrollnyc. Don't wait to share this information with your friends and families encouraging them to apply! The deadline for all lottery applications is Thursday, April 1st, 2021 at 5pm.
Introducing Uncommon's First Ever Instructional Blog: Uncommon Sense
We are so excited to share the first two posts from our first ever K-8 instructional blog, which you can find here! Written by Uncommon educators across our regions, the posts discuss the importance of building community in schools and helping students to improve their writing by finding their own voice. If you would like to receive email updates each time a new entry is posted, please sign up here, and feel free to also share the link with your family and friends.