FAQs

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Is my child eligible for bus service?

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Some 6th graders are eligible for yellow bus service. 7th & 8th graders may be eligible for either half fair or full fair metro card, depending on proximity of your home to the school. To check transportation eligibility, please visit the NYC Office of Pupil Transportation website.

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What time does school start & end?

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School starts promptly at 8am. Students who are not in the building by 8:01am will be marked late. School day ends at 2:20pm.

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What’s the easiest way to see all assignments on Edline?

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Login on Edline, click My Edline in upper left-hand corner, and then select Activity Feed. To see class-specific assignments, click Classes, select name of your child, then click into each class name.

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What’s for lunch at IS 187?

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You can find both breakfast & lunch menus on the Schoolfoodnyc.org website. To see a visual lunch menu in PDF format, use this link.

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Is there a supplies list for my child’s class?

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Supplies vary by academy and teacher. All teachers will inform your child of supplies needed for their classroom. Your child should have this information by the end of the second week of school.