News & Announcements

Important Information

This year we will be using The Grading, Attendance, and Messaging Application, or GAMA as a way to stay connected with our families. Read the  GAMA Introduction Letter to get started!

We will conduct our Parent Teacher Conferences virtually through Teacher Reacher; use the Teacher Reacher Parent Tutorial to get started

I.S. 126 Wildcats Wellness Committee

The goal of the Wellness Committee is to create an environment of harmony where well-being takes center stage. The team works monthly to put together a newsletter full of valuable insights, tips, and resources to support your journey to a healthier and more balanced life.

The members of the Wellness Committee are Ms. Roll, Ms. Cruz, Mr. Mocka, Ms. Parra, Ms. Larino, Ms. Hermann, Ms.Georgescu and Ms.Ebhomielen. 

School Announcements

  • Respect for All Week (RFA Week)

    Respect for All Week is February 12 - 18; celebrated in schools February 12 - 16

    Click here to read a letter from the Chancellor that explains what RFA Week is all about and a few ways you can help support a safe school environment for all. You can also review this RFA Family Resource to help identify and prevent discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying

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  • PTA Bake Sale Tuesday (1/23)

    On Tuesday during lunch periods the PTA will be having a bake sale. 

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  • Remote Readiness Day - Thursday, 12/7/23

    We will be implementing a Remote Readiness Day for all students and staff.   

    A letter was sent home regarding the plan for next week, you can find a copy of the letter in English here and a Spanish version of the letter here

    We have selected Thursday, December 7th as the day we will be implementing this practice plan to ensure that every student participates.

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  • The Affordable Connectivity Program - see if you qualify for a discount on Internet

    The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) is a federal program that provides eligible households with a discount of up to $30 per month toward their internet bill, and a one-time discount of up to $100 to purchase a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet.

    Check out the English ACP Flyer, Spanish ACP Flyer to learn more or call the Support Center at 877-384-2575, 9am-9pm EST, 7 days a week or email with questions.

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  • Register for Parent Teacher Conferences

    This is a virtual event: Nov.9, 2023 1:30pm -3:30pm or 5:00pm -8:00pm

    Registration is Monday, October 30th (8am) -Thursday, November 9th (1pm)
    Go to
    LOG IN or SIGN UP for an account
    Parents are given the choice, when registering, as to a phone conference or a video conference.
    Each meeting has been set for 5- minute intervals.

    On Conference Day:
    Go To Schedules - PTC (Parent Teacher Conferences)
    You will see the list of the appointments you are scheduled for.
    Click the link in the appointment box to join the conference or wait for the teacher’s phone call at the scheduled time.

    Families must register on teacher reacher to set up appointments. Contact Ms. Jessica, Parent Coordinator, for assistance. 

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  • NYC Public Schools Update

    You can read the most recent NYC Public Schools Update here

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  • Queens North High School Fair

    See the attached flyer for more information! 

    Date: November 8, 2023
    Location: William Cullen Bryant High School
    48-10 31st Avenue
    Queens, NY 11103
    Session 1 – 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
    Session 2 – 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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  • Open House for Incoming 6th Graders

    Our open house for incoming 6th graders will be Wednesday, November 29, 2023 from 5-6 pm

    See the attached flier for more details

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  • Meet the Teacher Night

    Meet the Teacher Night is Thursday September 21 from 5pm-8pm

    This is a remote event

    Zoom link was emailed to NYCSA accounts or you can click here to join the zoom

    5:00-6:00 Welcome Message from the Principal

    6:00-8:00 Meetings with Teachers - Google meet links were sent to NYCSA and can be found in google classroom. 

    Meet the Teacher Night Flier

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  • Letter to Incoming 6th Graders

    Read the attached letter to incoming 6th grade families to prepare for the upcoming school year 

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