75 Morton Street Update: Jacqui Getz has assumed the role of Master Principal and Carlos Romero has assumed the role of Master Assistant Principal. In this role, Mrs. Getz will oversee both PS/MAT 126 as well as development of the new District 2 middle school opening in the fall of 2017 at 75 Morton Street. The roof top garden for 75 Morton Street has been fully funded for $500,000 thanks to Assemblywoman Deborah Glick, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer and City Council Corey Johnson.
Summer School Update: District 2 has four summer school sites: PS 111, PS 124, MS 104 and MS 131. Attendance has been going well. The last instructional day is on Thursday, August 11th.
PS 198: Congratulations to Nancy Cabrero, Principal of PS 198 on her retirement. Katharine Macmanus was named Interim Acting Principal.
2016 ELA and Math Data: District 2 made gains in the number of students performing at or above grade level. In both ELA and Math, our percentage of students attaining a level 3 or 4 also increased.