Letter to NEST+m Students & Families, Week of November 4

November 4, 2019

Dear NEST+m Students and Families,

It was great fun to see our NEST+m community during last week’s Spirit Week & Halloween celebrations.

We hope you have had a wonderful Fall Weekend, Dia De Los Muertos and Marathon Sunday.

This Tuesday, Election Day, there is no school for students.

Please mark your calendar for Parent-Teacher Conferences which take place on Thursday November 21st and Friday November 22nd. Additional details forthcoming.

Thank you for your ongoing support and communication,


Mark Berkowitz


AP Exam registration continues
Upper Grades families: 11/1 was the last day to register for AP Exams without incurring a late fee.  MORE INFO  Please fill out the Family Income Inquiry form (school number 01M539) to find out if your student would qualify for a fee waiver. Results are available 24 hours after you submit the form. Questions? See Mr Arberman or email JArberman@schools.nyc.gov.

Coming Up

  • Election Day: Tuesday, November 5 – No school for students
  • JUNIOR Parent 🎓College Workshop🎓: Thursday, November 7th at 8:30am-10:00am & 4:00-5:30pm RSVP HERE
  • 2nd Annual NEST+m Faculty & Staff Talent Show: Friday, November 8 – More info coming soon!
  • Veterans Day: Monday, November 11 – School closed
  • School Photos: November 12 -15 (more info/schedule coming soon!)

Save the Date

  • Parent Teacher Conference Online Sign-Up begins: Wednesday, November 13 at 10:00am on PTA website (note corrected day/time; more details will be sent this week!)
  • Chess Tournament: Sunday, November 17 – see below for more details!
  • PTA Scholastic Book Fair: Monday, November 18 – Thursday, November 21, 2019.
  • PTA Meeting: Thursday, November 21, 8:30am in the Cafeteria
  • Parent Teacher Conferences: Thursday, November 21, 4:45-7:45pm and Friday, November 22, 2019 from 12:40-2:40pm. The PTA will post electronic sign up sheets on the PTA website 11/13/2019 – more information will be forthcoming.
  • Rapid dismissal: Thursday, November 21 is rapid dismissal at 2:40pm, no afterschool programs in session. No afterschool programs in session on 11/21
  • Half day: Friday, 11/22 is half day with dismissal at 11:30am. No afterschool programs in session on 11/22
  • Rapid dismissal at 2:40pm: Wednesday, November 27
  • Thanksgiving Recess: Thursday, November 28 & Friday, November 29 – School closed
  • K-12 Principal’s Coffee/Parent Presentation on the Dangers of Vaping: Tuesday, December 3rd 8:30am-9:30am
  • Whole Child Harry Potter Movie Night: Friday 12/6, 6-8pm. Wear your costume!