Focus: Grade 8

High School News
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PTA Announcements

The Spring Auction is our school's largest fundraising event. 
Please make plans to join us!

Support the auction by donating an item or by making a cash donation:

Contact us with questions at

Help Us Reach Our Goal for 2015-16

The IS 289
Direct Drive

is in full swing!
Make your
donation today.

Print this form or make a secure online
donation to the IS 289 PTA
through the NY Charities website.

IS 289 NEWS  click here.

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and you'll receive a weekly news letter and updates from the PTA filled with important information for you and your child on what's happening at IS 289. To join the PTA list, send an email to with "email list" in the subject. Please include your child's name and homeroom in the body of the message. Note: This is not the same list used by teachers to let you know what's going on in the classroom.


Today, 2/7/2016
High: 41 Low: 35
Mostly cloudy
14% chance of precipitation.

Educating future leaders since 1998.


2015 - 2016 
School Hours:
M, T, W, F: 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Th: 8:30 am - 2:10 pm
Yard Opens:  
8:00 am
8:00 am - 8:20 am
After-School: until 6:00 pm

After School

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Upcoming Events

Monday, February 8
Lunar New Year
No School
Mon, Feb 15 - Fri, Feb 19
Mid-Winter Recess
No School
Wednesday, March 16
Parent-Teacher Conferences (Evening)
Thursday, March 17
Parent-Teacher Conferences (Afternoon)
Half Day - Dismissal @ 11:30 am
Friday, March 25
Good Friday
No School
Tue, Apr 5 - Thu, Apr 7