April 11, 2018
Dear Fifth Grade Parents:

We have just been notified by the NYC DOE Office of Student Enrollment that the Middle School letters will be available for you to pick up on Thursday, April 12th.  I will have the letters in my office, which is room 137.  You must sign for the letter to pick it up.  Please be aware of the following:

  • The school cannot fax/scan the letters.
  • The school is only giving the letters to the parents or designated caregivers in person, or sending them by mail. If you would like your caregiver to pick up your letter, please have him or her come to the Main Office with a note with your signature stating that this person may pick up your middle school choice letter.
  • No child or sibling will receive the letters.

I will distribute letters on:

Thursday, April 12th between 1:00-3:00 PM


Friday, April 13th between 8:30-10:00 AM and 1:00-3:00 PM

Whatever is not picked up on Friday by 3:30 PM will be mailed home. 

We ask that you share the information with your child at home.  Please do not go out to the schoolyard or to classrooms to share the news with your child. In an effort to protect the feelings of all children, it is necessary for you to do this outside of the school day, and in person.  Please do not text or call your child until he/she is home from school and preferably with an adult.

If you would like to appeal your child’s middle school placement, you must do so by Thursday, April 26th, 2018.  Please contact me to learn more about the appeals process.

As always, please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions or concerns at jgoldstein@lowerlab.org or 212-427- 2798.

Thank you!

Joshua Goldstein

Guidance Counselor

Lower Lab School