Letter to NEST+m Students & Families from Mark Berkowitz, Week of March 20, 2017



Dear NEST+m Students & Families,

This week we enter the first days of Spring and open our doors for March Parent Teacher Conferences.  Students in Grades K-5 will receive report cards on Tuesday March 21st. Grades 6-12 families should refer to PupilPath for the latest information related to your child’s academic performance.

We look forward to seeing you Thursday March 23rd  (4:45pm – 7:45pm) or on Friday March 24, 12:40pm – 2:40pm.

As you know, Friday will feature a half-day of instruction, Period 1 to Period 4, 8:20am to 11:32am.


As Previously Announced:

  • Monday March 20th: Monthly Safety Meeting (Public), 9:15am to 10:00am in the NEST+m Cafeteria. Each year schools across NYC Department of Education conduct monthly safety meetings. One time per year these meetings are conducted publicly.


  • Tuesday March 21: School Leadership Team Meeting (Public), 4pm, in the NEST+m Library.



  • Grades 3-8 State Testing: The NYC DOE will administer the New York State (NYS) grades 3–8 English Language Arts (ELA) and mathematics exams on March 28–30 and May 2–4, respectively.


Thank you for your ongoing support and communication.



Mark Berkowitz