Letter to NEST+m Students and Families from Mark Berkowitz, Week of May 21, 2018

Dear NEST+m Students and Families,

Please join us on Wednesday for our K-12 Curriculum Showcase, 4pm to 7pm, featuring:

  • K-5 Science Fair
  • 6-8 Science Fair and Grades 6-12 Curriculum Highlights
  • Upper Grades Spring Music Concert

CLICK HERE for an overview of this comprehensive evening!

Middle Grades Families: Please join us on Thursday for our Middle Grades Spring Concert!

As we enter the final two weeks of May, a reminder to Upper Grades Students and families, the last day of instruction prior to Regents Week is Monday June 11th.

The Regents Week calendar is here: http://www.p12.nysed.gov/assessment/schedules/2018/504hs-june2018.pdf

Families: We look forward to seeing you this week.

Thank you for your ongoing support and communication,


Mark Berkowitz


 This week

Wednesday May 23rd

  • Middle Grades Principal’s Coffee, 8:30am, in the NESTCafe
  • Upper Grades Math Team Carnival, in the courtyard, 2:40pm
  • K-12 Curriculum Showcase 4pm to 7pm featuring:
    – K-5; 6-8 Science Fair
    – Highlights across Grades 6-12
    – Upper Grades Spring Concert, 6pm

Thursday May 24th

  • Lower Grades Principal’s Coffee, 8:30am, in the NESTCafe
  • Middle Grades Spring Concert, 6pm

Friday May 25th

  • Upper Grades Principal’s Coffee, 8:30am, in the NESTCafe

Looking Ahead:

  • Monday May 28th: Memorial Day: Schools Closed.
  • Tuesday, May 29th: The 4th Grade Science Performance Task.
  • Monday, June 4th: The 4th Grade Science Written Test.
  • June 5th: Regents Exam, Global History & Geography
  • June 7th: Anniversary Day, No school for students.
  • June 11th : Clerical Day: elementary & middle school students do not attend. Final Day of Instruction for Grades 9-12.
  • June 15th: Eid al-Fitr: schools closed

Student Opportunities

Putney School Summer Arts Program, July 15- August 3
In this three-week dynamic workshop, students will collaborate to create in response to urgent social, political, or environmental issues of our era. APPLY HERE

Previously announced opportunities for NEST+m students

Manhattan Youth Downtown Day Camp in Tribeca is Now Interviewing 17 and 18 year olds!
Apply to be a Camp Counselor! Applications available via email at: gabi@manhattanyouth.org