Parent Updates

Change from Remote to In-Person (Blended) Learning between November 2-15 by clicking HERE!

Family Technical Support

The DOE has made a family help desk with more tech support. to help families troubleshoot issues.

High School Admissions Videos

The DOE wants to encourage as many families as possible to watch the video series. Here is it is for:

·  High school ·  Middle School

We also have a link to sign up for alerts so families will know when the application opens.

Family Empowerment Month

Family Empowerment Month is an opportunity to recognize the importance of school, home and community partnerships, now even more crucial in these times. Family Empowerment Month is collection of activities and events celebrating and supporting families.  We invite you to join us this month and year in celebrating and supporting our families.  

Save the Date

ÿ       D75 Family Forum (11/2)

ÿ       Forum for Foster Families (11/10) (11/18)

ÿ       Family and Student Information Sessions:  (11/12 ) (11/19) 

Family Fun (Parent Workshops and Virtual Family Field Trips)

ÿ       Parents as Learning Heroes: Tips and Resources for a Different Kind of School Year (11/3) (11/4) (11/10) 11/16  

ÿ       Workshop Post Secondary Pathway Fair with Children’s Aid (11/11) All Grades

ÿ       New York Transit Museum Virtual Field Trip (11/11) Ages 5-11

ÿ       Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum Virtual Field Trip (11/11) High school (9-12)

ÿ       Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum Virtual Field Trip (11/8)    All Grades

ÿ       Workshop Common Sense Education, Digital Learning and Well-being  All Ages (11/16 7:00pm)

DIABETES WON’T WAIT, AND NEITHER SHOULD YOU

Did you know diabetes affects 1 in every 10 people! Managing and preventing type 2 diabetes is an important part of your overall health, viruses such as the flu and COVID-19 impact those with chronic conditions more severely. This November, join WorkWell NYC in raising awareness and take action with these steps:

KNOW YOUR RISK
Over 80,000 City of New York employees are at risk for developing diabetes – and most don’t know their risk. Take this risk test to find out if you may have prediabetes, then discuss the results with your health care provider. Don’t have one? Watch this video to learn how to get started.
EAT WELL TO BE WELL
Diabetes prevention and management has a lot to do with what’s on your plate. Focus on eating non-starchy vegetables, lean meats and plant-based protein, and whole grains. Limit added sugars and processed foods. Check out this guide to Healthy Eating and Active Living for tips and join us for a series of 4 virtual cooking demonstrations featuring favorite fall ingredients.
MAKE FITNESS FUN & ROUTINE
Physical activity is an important component of diabetes prevention and management. Luckily, WorkWell NYC offers FREE digital fitness classes so you can get active wherever you are. View the digital class schedule here.
MANAGE STRESS
In uncertain times it’s normal to feel higher levels of stress, anxiety, and sadness. The NYC EAP is available to help you manage stress with helpful takeaways and tips for developing stress management habits. If managing your stress is becoming a full-time job, contact the EAP by email at eap@olr.nyc.gov or call and leave a message at 212-306-7600.
NYC on Matters of Race Equity
Join WorkWell NYC and the Commission on Human Rights as we explore the City’s position on racial equity through policy changes, community outreach and the role of law enforcement. Share your ideas and thoughts on how we can work to end racial discrimination and build solutions that engage the NYC community. Friday, November 6 | 1:00PM | REGISTER HERE 
Preventing and Managing Diabetes through Nutrition
This Diabetes Awareness Month, join WorkWell NYC for a live, interactive conversation about how to eat well if you are living with diabetes or trying to prevent it. WorkWell NYC’s resident nutrition specialists will be answering your questions and sharing information on:The relationship between COVID-19 and diabetesStrategies to manage body weightSnacking strategies to stabilize blood sugar Thursday, November 12 | 4:00 PM | REGISTER HERE
Prevention and Primary Care During COVID-19
As we rethink how we live and work during an ongoing pandemic, it is important to incorporate actions that focus on maintaining and improving our health. Join WorkWell NYC and Dr. David Stevens from NYC Health + Hospitals for a webinar about the power of primary care and how to stay healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic.Tuesday, November 17 | 12:30PM | REGISTER HERE 
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VIRTUAL DIABETES PREVENTION PROGRAM
WorkWell NYC brings diabetes prevention directly to you with the Diabetes Prevention ProgramEmail to register. LEARN MORE

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GREAT AMERICAN SMOKEOUT
On November 19th, make a plan to quit smoking for the Great American Smokeout. Start living a healthier life and reduce your risk for cancer. Quitting can be hard, but there are resources available to help. LEARN MORE
Art is Life
CALLING ALL ARTISTS!
WorkWell NYC invites you to participate in the virtual exhibit Art is Life featuring reflections on the events of 2020 through the eyes of City of New York employees. As we continue to struggle with the impact of a global pandemic, discrimination, and systemic racism, we hope to create positive images of a better future. LEARN MORE

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