Welcome to I.S. 5 - Incoming 6th Graders

Please read below the email that was sent out on Thursday, August 3, 2023 to all families through the DOE Messaging feature!


Good Afternoon I.S. 5 Families,

My name is Ms. Galicia, Parent Coordinator at I.S. 5. We are so excited to have you all join us this upcoming school year! In our efforts to ensure a smooth transition and getting to know our students and families Mrs. Nepogoda and myself are pleased to welcome you all into our building on Wednesday, August 30, 2023 for our incoming 6th grade orientation. It will be a day full of important information, a tour of the building, and getting an overview on what to expect at I.S. 5.

We ask that if you’re interested in attending you fill out the following RSVP form so we can prepare in advance for the event: https://forms.gle/t93imPNW6tSdiTu1A 

Please note: families & students will be welcomed in groups according to their LAST NAMES in ALPHABETICAL order! Please arrive 10 minutes early for your designated time slot. The presentation will begin promptly!

(A-F) 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM 

(G-L) 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM 

(M-R) 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

(S-Z) 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

For example the student John Smith and his family will be in Group 4 (S-Z) from 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM.

The event will run in groups and each session will include the following:

  1. Welcome to I.S. 5 Presentation
  2. Key Websites and Applications (Using DOE platforms and our School Website)
  3. Student IDs and Lanyards
  4. Tour of the School Building
  5. Giveaways
  6. Q&A

If you have any questions in the meantime please feel free to email me at [email protected]. Please note that at this time I am not in the school building as I am assisting our students and families at our summer school location and the best method of contact is through email. Thank you and we look forward to meeting you all soon!