Letter to NEST+m Students & Families from Mark Berkowitz, Week of September 26, 2016

Dear NEST+m Students & Families,
This weekend the National Museum of African American History & Culture Opens in Washington D.C. It is a milestone moment. Here are two resources for you and your family:  
Resource 1:  https://nmaahc.si.edu/ 
Upper Grades Families: Please join me in welcoming Ms. Hildy Lazarus who will be serving as the interim-acting Director of College Counseling while Ms. Kisina is on leave. Ms. Lazarus began work on Monday. She has spent this week onboarding and communicating with students and families.
In Our Week Ahead:
·        Monday September 26th: 5:00pm: LGBTQ Family Outreach Meeting in Library. All Are Welcome.
·        Wednesday: 5:00pm to 8:00pm: Curriculum Night. Please see this link for a detailed overview of Curriculum Night https://nestmk12.net/2016/09/22/curriculum-night-september-28-2016/
As previously Announced:
·        Citywide HS Admissions Fairs begin this Saturday 9/24 and Sunday 9/25: For more information related to HS Admissions Events, please see:  http://schools.nyc.gov/ChoicesEnrollment/High/events/default.htm
NEST+m Upper Grades Admissions information including registration for September & October Tours can be found here: https://goo.gl/forms/HtY8dsCqAbwwHt683
NEST+m Middle Grades Admissions information including Registration for September & October Tours can be found via the Admissions tab on the NEST+m website: https://goo.gl/forms/KyR8doUR82EVf0Mn2
NYC DOE Middle School District Fairs & Resources can be found here: http://schools.nyc.gov/ChoicesEnrollment/Middle/events/default.htm
Thank you for your ongoing support and communication.
Mark Berkowitz