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Dear Parents:


As a result of the administration of NYS Regents and NYC Spanish Proficiency exams, there will be a special schedule followed on Thursday, June 16th, Friday, June 17th, and Monday, June 20th, 2016.

Day

Date

Test

Dismissal Time for Non-Test Takers

Thursday

6/16/2016

CC Algebra Regents

     10:42 AM

Friday

6/17/2016

Earth Science Regents

     10:42 AM

Monday

6/20/2016

Spanish Proficiency

     10:42 AM

It is a mandate that students take these exams under very strict conditions.  In order to comply with this mandate, the following schedules will be implemented:


Thursday, June 16, 2016 - The Common Core Algebra Regents will be administered.

  • All students will report to school at 8:15AM (regular time). Grades 6 & 7 and those 8th graders NOT taking the Common Core Algebra Regents will be dismissed at 10:42AM.
  • For those students taking the exam, the test ends at approximately 12:15PM.

¨      The bus company has been notified and there will be yellow bus service for grade 6 and Special Education students.

Friday, June 17, 2016 - The Earth Science Regents will be administered.

  • All students will report to school at 8:15AM (regular time). Grades 6 & 7 and those 8th graders NOT taking the Earth Science Regents will be dismissed at 10:42AM.
  • For those students taking the exam, the test ends at approximately 12:15PM.

¨      The bus company has been notified and there will be yellow bus service for grade 6 and Special Education students.


Monday, June 20, 2016 - The Spanish Proficiency Exam will be administered.

  • All students will report to school at 8:15AM (regular time). Grades 6 & 7 and those 8th graders NOT taking the Spanish Proficiency Exam will be dismissed at 10:42AM.
  • For those students taking the exam, the test ends at approximately 12:15PM.

¨      The bus company has been notified and there will be yellow bus service for grade 6 and Special Education students.

Please note: Junior National Honor Society/Awards Night is June 15th at 6:00PM. There is also a Fine Arts Show on June 8th beginning at 6:00PM (2 separate shows will be going on simultaneously: Visual Art in the Gym and Chorus/Band/Dance in the Auditorium). There is a Clerical Day scheduled for Tuesday, June 14th. Students will not have school that day. Thursday, June 23rd is graduation at 9:00AM @Queens College Kupferberg Center. 8th grade graduates must be there by 8:00AM to prepare (line-up, etc.). The last day of school will be Tuesday, June 28th and all students will be dismissed at 11:28AM. Students who have not returned their books will not receive their report cards that day. Parents and/or students can come to Ryan on Wednesday, June 29th or Friday June 30th (from 9:00-11:00AM only) to return books/materials and pick up report cards (If books are lost, cash or money order payments of $50/hardcover and/or $25/softcover will be accepted). Report cards will not be issued prior to June 28, 2016.


Sincerely,




Dr. Reginald Landeau Jr.

Principal

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Monday, May 30
Schools Closed - Memorial Day Observed
W.O.W.
DIFFERENTIATE
EVIDENCE
Friday, June 3
Senior Trip
Wednesday, June 8
Fine Arts Show
6:00 PM
Visual Arts - Gym
Chorus / Band / Dance - Auditorium
Thursday, June 9
Chancellor's Conference Day
No students
Staff Development