EBT- Funding for Families

MACS Parents/Guardians,
We ask you to help ensure Merrick Academy receives ALL the Federal Funding our students are entitled to. Please take a moment to complete the online form.
Completing this form is necessary for the EBT meal funding to families for each NYC student in their household.

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EBT Student Meal Funding

EBT- Funding for Families

MACS Parents/Guardians, We ask you to help ensure Merrick Academy receives ALL the Federal Funding our students are entitled to. Please take a moment to complete the online form. Completing this form is necessary for the EBT meal funding to families for each NYC student in their household.
School Information

Virtually Learning is Extended until Nov.30th

In consideration of the current NYC and surrounding area's increased Covid-19 rates and our campus ventilation progress. Merrick has decided to extend our Full Virtual Learning until Nov. 30th
2020 Free and Reduced Price Lunch

WIN your child's class a VIRTUAL PARTY!

Help your child's class win a Virtual Party by completing the Lunch Form homework. Parents this assignment is just for you. Your child's teacher has assigned you to complete the 2020 Free and Reduced Price Lunch Form. Click for more information.
Student Meals

Grab n Go Meals

Free daily meals for all MACS students at IS 59 in Springfiled Gardens. Click for more information.
DOE IPads Tech Issues

DOE IPAD Tech Assistance

Did you recieve an IPad from the DOE? Are you having technical issues? Please click for more information.
Weekly Parent Robo-Calls

Weekly Call Information, October 18, 2020

Our current weekly Sunday robocall message was sent out on Oct. 18th. This is the transcript. Sunday calls go out each week around 5 pm. If you are not receiving the robocall or text messages, please email admissions@merrickacademy.org
Remote Learning Support

Are you need of Remote Learning Support? Please fill out this form

At this time we have distributed all MACS loaner devices. We are still awaiting 300 devices to be delivered to the school. If you did not receive a device from us or the Department of Education AND you do not have an internet-enabled device for your child to use during our first 3 weeks of virtual learning, please fill out this form. We will contact you to provide learning support and alternatives for your child. We apologize for the inconvenience and hope to have our new devices soon. Please note, all students will receive a loaner device for the school year. We are only delayed at this time. Please fill out this form for EACH CHILD you have enrolled at MACS.

This Week's Information - October 18, 2020

Extended Remote School Materials
As we continue in our remote learning, students will be going into their next unit of studies. 
Parents can pick up materials between 9 am- 5 pm each day, beginning Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. 
Please come to the Main Entrance and let the school office know what class you are picking up.
 
 
Lunch Form Competition
Thank you to all our parents that completed the Free and Reduced Price lunch form. If you have not filled out this form, please do at https://www.myschoolapps.com/
 
*Congratulations to the classes that won the Lunch Application Competition, E1, K-1, 3-2, 5-1, and 5-3. Student prizes will be given with class materials (please let the school know what class you are picking up for). A virtual party is planned for these students. More information will be given to you by your teacher
 
 
EBT- Funding for NYC Families
*NYC is providing funds to each family with a child(ren) enrolled in an NYC school.
*Funds will be provided through an EBT card, regardless of income. 
*More information can be found on our website or https://otda.ny.gov/SNAP-COVID-19/Frequently-Asked-Questions-Pandemic-EBT.asp  
*This funding for families is based on the Free and Reduced Price Lunch Form completion. To qualify, families must fill out the FRPL form at https://www.myschoolapps.com/ 
 
 
Merrick Chromebooks
We are still awaiting our school Chromebooks for our students. Unfortunately, the order has been delayed past the date we were given. We are hoping to receive these devices soon. While we wait for this order, we understand that this affects some families more than others. We are determined to support our families the best we can and are looking at resources to give our families while we continue to wait for our delivery.
 
If you are in critical need of a device or internet services or childcare, please fill our Remote Support Form on our school website. 
 
 
Coffee with the Principal
Our Coffee with the Principal will be this Thursday at 5:30 pm. Zoom information can be found on our school website, and a link text will be sent before the meeting. 

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Welcome to our school! We believe that parent participation is key to student success; our new website is designed to provide parents with all the information they need to be active participants in their student’s education. You will find that the site works just as well on mobile devices as it does on a desktop so you can find information on the go.