ALHS Newsletter 01-11-2021
1) PupilPath is Down
PupilPath is experiencing a system-wide outage. They have assured us that they are working around the clock to get our systems up and running. Currently, they do not have a timeline for restoration. Updates can be found here. Families can access their NYSCA for attendance and student programs during the outage. If you have not already done so - Request your MyStudent Account Creation Code here.
Students can reach out to their teachers via Microsoft Teams Chat for questions regarding their grades and progress.
Teachers can also be reached using our faculty directory here.
2) PTA Meeting Reminder
The January PTA meeting will be held Thursday, January 20th. Contact the PTA if you are not already on their mailing list at email@example.com
Topics will include:
COVID: Safety and protocol updates.
Introducing Ms. Jebril, AHLS’s new parent coordinator.
Bylaws Update Committee-call for volunteers.
Nominating Committee-Call for volunteers.
3) Trivia Night
On Thursday, January 27, 2022, Trivia Night will be held at 7:00 p.m. via Zoom.
The link will be sent out via email. For more information, you can reach out to Ms. Jebril, Parent Coordinator, at Parentcoordinator@alhs.nyc
4) Regents Cancelation and Waivers
NYS has canceled the January administration of the Regents.
25th through January 28th will be regular instruction days.
January 2021 Regents waivers will be applied to students who have passed all the courses in a sequence ending in a Regents examination.
Please contact your child guidance counselor if you have any questions.
5) Attendance Policy
We are expanding the ALHS Supplement Attendance From to all self-quarantine students.
All quarantine students or self-quarantine students must complete the ALHS Supplemental Attendance Form here
The 2021-2022 attendance policy can be found here.
6) Marking Period Reminder
Marking Period 3 End Date: Thursday, 1/13
Marking Period 3 Report Cards will be available on Thursday, 1/20. Report cards will be distributed digitally on NYCSA. If you have not already done so - Request your MyStudent Account Creation Code here.
7) NX Deadline
Any student who did not earn a passing mark for Term 2 - Spring 2020 was programmed for an NX class to complete assigned work. Classes have been running on Microsoft Teams.
The deadline for students to submit work for NX classes is Friday, 1/21.
All incomplete NX classes will convert to NC – No Credit on 1/31/2021.
8) Right to Decline Regents Waivers
Please see the attached letter for Parent/Guardian of graduating seniors still needing a Regents Exam for graduation. If you receive this newsletter via email, go to www.alhs.nyc/feed to see the attachment.
9) Housing Rights Initiatives and CityFHELPS
Since 2008, New York Law prohibits discrimination and harassment in housing based on the source of lawful income on your plan to use and to pay rent, including subsidies or vouchers provided by federal, state, or local rental assistance programs. Keeping track of this information could be helpful for you to enforce your rights. If you are a voucher holder and suspect that you have been discriminated against because you have voucher, you can contact the NYC Human Rights Commission by calling 311 or here here to file a claim.
CityFHELPS is a rental assistance program to help individuals and families to keep housing. This program is for New Yorkers who currently have housing but are at risk of losing it click here to learn more about Homebase or HAP programs.