11/23 – DOE UPDATE – BCS/BNS building is CLOSED UNTIL MON 12/7
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11/23 – DOE UPDATE – BCS/BNS building is CLOSED UNTIL MON 12/7

Good evening BCS Staff, Families, Students,      We have an important update to share.  Upon further investigation, the DOHMH Surveillance Epidemiology Team has concluded their intervention of the two positive cases in our sister school on campus, the Brooklyn New School, and were unable to confirm links or community exposure in regards to the case(s) within your building(s); therefore, the DOE’s directive is to close the … Continue reading

Free Daily Food Distribution – Thanksgiving Meal & Day After Thanksgiving Service
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Free Daily Food Distribution – Thanksgiving Meal & Day After Thanksgiving Service

Dear BCS Students/Families, Our building (610 Henry Street) is a community feeding site where food distribution is available to all families, no ID required, no registration required, free, every day.  Our feeding site is OPEN even though school buildings/in-person learning is temporarily closed. If you do not live near BCS, please see linked for the … Continue reading

11/18 – DOE ANNOUNCEMENT – Temporary All Public School Building Closure beginning Thurs 11/19
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11/18 – DOE ANNOUNCEMENT – Temporary All Public School Building Closure beginning Thurs 11/19

Please see the attached letter from the Chancellor. As of November 18, the City has now reached the 3%+ threshold of test positivity citywide and, as a result, the DOE will temporarily close down all public school buildings for in-person learning, Thursday, November 19.  This closure of buildings is temporary; we will work diligently alongside … Continue reading

College & Career – November is Financial Planning Month!
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College & Career – November is Financial Planning Month!

College Affordability November is Financial Planning Month! Complete Financial Aid Forms & Explore Scholarships Opportunities Submit the Free Lunch Form here Completing the Financial Aid Process is a critical step in making the possibility of attending and completing college a reality. It should be done in a timely manner and with accuracy. We encourage you to complete & submit financial aid … Continue reading

If you are traveling, please note NYS rules for quarantine and testing…
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If you are traveling, please note NYS rules for quarantine and testing…

For our staff and students who plan to travel, please read carefully the NYS rules for COVID testing and quarantine.  (Source: https://www.governor.ny.gov/news/governor-cuomo-announces-new-guidelines-allowing-out-state-travelers-test-out-mandatory-14-day)   NEW RULES FOR COVID TESTING AND QUARANTINE As you may be aware, the rules have changed again for COVID testing and quarantine. Starting November 3rd, there are new requirements for travel into NY … Continue reading

Using BCS or DOE email to log into Zoom
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Using BCS or DOE email to log into Zoom

Dear Students, for additional DOE cyber-security, students can only sign into Zoom classes using their DOE or BCS email addresses.   What are the directions for setting up DOE email? Go to Student Account Self Service – https://idm.nycenet.edu/students/start.form Enter your 9-digit Student ID (OSIS) number and your birthday.  Click Continue. If the information you enter matches your student record, your username will be displayed. Your DOE student email address is … Continue reading