News & Announcements

Information for Families

Please read for information about the 2022-23 school year calendar, free summer meals, and the New York City Schools Account (NYCSA). English and translated versions are available on the Messages for Families page. Please share this update with your school communities.

Urban Advantage Family Festivals this upcoming weekend!

Urban Advantage Family Science Festivals start this Saturday and Sunday! All events occur this weekend and NEXT weekend (JUNE 4, 5 & 11, 12). 

Families should bring EITHER email/digital OR paper copy of this flier to ANY UA institution for FREE admission on these dates. Please note that The Bronx Zoo and New York Hall of Science require pre-registration.

Gun Violence Awareness Month

June is Gun Violence Awareness Month, a nationwide movement to call attention to the epidemic of gun violence and as gun violence remains a crisis that takes countless lives and a toll on our communities and children, we must take action, NOW!

Uniform Policy

Attention Parents: Students are required to wear their uniforms until the end of the school year. Shorts, Crocs and slides are not allowed to be worn any time. Parents will be called to bring appropriate attire if students are not dressed in accordance with the school policy.

Atención Padres: Los estudiantes deben usar sus uniformes hasta el final del año escolar. No se permite el uso de pantalones cortos, Crocs y sandalias en ningún momento. Se llamará a los padres para que traigan vestimenta apropiada si los estudiantes no están vestidos de acuerdo con la política de la escuela.

STEM Expo

In alignment with our STEM vision and mission, we are excited to announce our D6 STEM Expo hosted collaboratively with NYC FIRST.



Our CSD 6 school community will showcase school-based STEM work for the first time during the expo.

The D6 STEM Expo will be on:

DATE: Saturday, June 4th
TIME: 1 PM – 4 PM
LOCATION: Armory Track, 216 Fort Washington Ave, New York, NY 10032 [between 168th & 169th Street].
See the flyers in multiple colors attached for info.


Join us in this historical moment as we make this a traditional annual event to showcase the hard work that D6 teachers and students have put in to introduce robotics to their classrooms.

The event is FREE of charge. We invite all community members to attend!
We look forward to welcoming you all.

NYC Covid Update

We are now on orange level "high alert" due to an increase in recent cases. Please click on this link for more information: https://www.schools.nyc.gov/about-us/messages-for-families

Covid Update

I am writing to notify you that a member or members of our school community have tested positive for COVID-19 and may have exposed others while at school.

Below you will find guidance on next steps that will help keep our school community healthy and safe. The information below reflects the expertise of the Department of Health & Mental Hygiene (DOHMH), Test & Trace Corp (T2), and the New York City Department of Education (DOE).

S-PREP Program

See the link inside to get more information about free high school and college preparatory program for 7th - 12th graders sponsored by Columbia University!
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