East Side Middle School
OPEN HOUSES 2019
5TH GRADE FAMILIES INTERESTED IN EAST SIDE MIDDLE SCHOOL
ARE ASSIGNED AN OPEN HOUSE DATE ACCORDING TO THEIR CURRENT DISTRICT 2 ELEMENTARY SCHOOL.
NO RESERVATION OR RSVP REQUIRED FOR GENERAL SESSIONS
RSVP IS REQUIRED FOR ICT INFORMATION SESSION
East Side Middle School (ESMS) will hold a series of Open Houses to introduce fifth grade families to our school. They are designed to be attended by the student applicants and parents/guardians only (no siblings, please). Each 60-minute Open House will consist of a presentation by ESMS staff and students, including a short video, followed by a question and answer period. All Open Houses will be the same, so families need attend only one. You do not need to RSVP or sign up for your school’s Open House night.
Because of space constraints, we ask that you adhere to the following schedule:
Time: 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Place: East Side Middle School (Cafeteria)
ENTRANCE CHANGE - Please enter through the main lobby at 331 East 91 st Street between 1st -2nd Avenues
Wed. Oct. 2 PS 151, PS 198, PS 281, M 442
Wed. Oct. 16 PS 6, PS 11, PS 116, PS 158
Wed. Oct. 23 PS 267, PS 290, PS 340
Wed. Oct. 30 PS 59, PS 77, PS 183, PS 527
Tues. Nov. 12 PS 40, PS41, PS150, PS 212, PS 217, PS 225, PS 234, D2 residents in private schools
Wed. Nov. 20 PS 1, PS 2, PS 3, PS 33, PS 42, PS 51, PS 89, PS 111, PS 124, PS 126, PS 130, PS 276, PS 343, PS 397, and
D2 residents in charter schools or out-of-district public schools
Thurs Nov. 14 9:00AM, ICT INFORMATION SESSION - ELIGIBLE FAMILIES ONLY (see below)
NO RSVP OR SIGN UP IS REQUIRED FOR THE GENERAL ED OPEN HOUSES
Families with questions are welcome to call Lori McDermott or Beth Servetar at East Side Middle School, 212-360-0114.
If you absolutely must change dates, please call us after September 17.
To learn more about Middle School Admissions in New York City, please click here for the Department of Education's website.
To learn more about School District #2, please visit - https://www.district2nyc.org
For a printable version of this document: ESMS Open House Elementary Schedule (Updated 10-24-19)
ICT INFORMATION SESSION
NOV 14 for PARENT/GUARDIANS
of 5th graders mandated for ICT only
RSVP required (see below**)
** PARENTS/GUARDIANS of students with an IEP that specifically mandates placement in an ICT class are invited to join us for an ICT information session on Thursday, Nov. 14 at 9:00am in our library (adults only). For this session, you must RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org, with the subject line “RSVP ICT Info Session”. Please include the name(s) of the parent(s) attending, the prospective student’s name and their current school. Please keep a record of the date for this event - you will not receive a confirmation from ESMS. This is not an open house or tour; it will be entirely focused on our ICT program and admissions. Please also bring your child to the General Open House on the above-designated date for your elementary school; no RSVP is required for those gen ed open houses, only for the ICT info session.