Welcome Packet 2021-2022

Ms. Barr's Welcome Letter

Dear Families,

Welcome back to school! We are excited that your child will return for another year of learning and friendship at the Children’s Lab School. Do you have questions about the upcoming school year? Check out the Welcome Back to School 2021-2022 Letter (English & Spanish).

As you prepare for the first day of school, check out the First Day Welcome Letter Grades K-5 2021 (English & Spanish).

Please note: Due to the pandemic and its impact on families, we are not asking for any school supplies at this time. Should we need any supplies in the future, we will contact you with any requests.


Ms. Brooke Barr, Principal

To Do:

NYC Schools Account

NYC Schools Account (NYCSA) lets you to see and manage important information about your child on any computer, phone, or tablet. In the account, you can see a child’s:

  • Attendance
  • Grades & Report Cards
  • Guardians
  • Individualized Education Program (IEP)
  • Emergency Contact & Student Health Information
  • COVID-19 Testing Consent Form
  • Media consent form
  • DOE account password

Learn more about the NYC Schools Account and sign up today!

Emergency Contact Card

Please fill out your Emergency Contact Card (blue paper) in your welcome packet, online on your NYC Schools Account (NYCSA) account, or request another copy from the school. It is very important that the school has this information as soon as possible.

The form is available in English, Spanish, Chinese, Bengali, Russian, Urdu, Arabic, Haitian Creole, Korean, and French

Media Consent

 Media Consent Form

In the packet there is a media consent form, which allows us to take pictures or videos of your child. This form is available on your New York City Schools Account (NYCSA) portal, where you can sign and submit the form electronically. You can also return the form to the school or request another copy from the school.

Walking Trip Permission Form

Coming soon

To Read:

Meet the Staff Night

September 21st

More details to come.

Meet the Children’s Lab School teacher and learn about what your children will study this year.

This event is for parents.

Invitation included in welcome packet.

DOE School Year Calendar

This is the 2021–22 school year calendar for all K­­–12 NYCDOE public schools. Please note the following reminders:

  • November 2, Election Day, will be a fully remote, asynchronous instructional day for all students.
  • On “snow days” or days when school buildings are closed due to an emergency, all students and families should plan on participating in remote learning.
  • Parent-teacher conference dates at The Children's Lab School are not reflected accurately on this calendar. Please check our school's calendar for the most accurate dates.