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School Opening Update

Dear CKMS Families,

Thank you to those of you who participated in our third Back to School Information Meeting for Families on August 28th. Since then, the Mayor and NYC Department of Education have issued some changes to the start of the 2020-2021 school year. On Tuesday, September 1, 2020, the following updates to the 2020-2021 school calendar were made:

School will NOT begin on Thursday, September 10, 2020. The first day for in-person learning will be Monday, September 21, 2020. Group A ONLY will report on this day. Group B will report on Thursday, September 24, 2020.

ALL students will engage remotely on Wednesday, September 16, Thursday, September 17, and Friday September 18, 2020.

  • Instructional Orientation

  • Students will

  • Reconnect to the CKMS school community

  • Learn the health and safety procedures

  • Check technical connectivity

  • Have wellness checks with their teachers and guidance staff

Monday, September 21, 2020

  • CKMS will begin full-day teaching and learning

  • Students in blended learning (combination of in-person and remote) will report to school, depending on their in-person schedule (Group A reports)

  • Students in 100% remote learning will all begin full-day learning

In short, all CKMS students will begin remote learning on Wednesday, September 16, 2020. All CKMS students who are scheduled for Blended Learning Group A and Blended Learning Class 678 will attend in-school learning beginning Monday, September 21, 2020.

Additional information regarding the first day for all students on September 16th will be sent out in the coming days.

*Please note*: If you have not completed the Department of Education Learning Preference Survey indicating your learning preference (Remote or Blended), or if you would like to change your preference, please complete this form so that we have accurate information for planning.

Thank you and please let me know if you have any additional questions.


Kaye Kerr



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