2021-22 School Year


  • Admissions Open House Events

    Are you the parent of a 5th grader interested in learning more about JHS 123 or looking to learn more about the Middle School application process? Join us for our November Admissions Open House events!

    Nov. 16th: In-Person, Nov. 23rd: Virtual. See the attached flyers for more information. Hope to see you there!

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  • NYCDOE Family Update

    Attention families,

    We hope everyone is having a happy and healthy back-to-school season!

    Please review the attached document for important Family Updates for the week of September 13th.

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  • Back to School 2021-22

    Hello JHS 123 students and families! We're busy getting ready to welcome you back to school this September. Check out the 2021-22 School Year page on our website to learn more about registration, the uniform policy, and supply lists. Schedules and 6th & 7th grade orientation information will be coming soon! 

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  • 2021-2022 School Year Calendar

    The DOE has released the 2021–22 public school calendar, available now on the NYC DOE website.

    Some of this year’s important dates include:

    • First Day of School for All Students: Monday, September 13
    • Election Day (full remote asynchronous instructional day for all students): Tuesday, November 2
    • Thanksgiving Recess (schools closed): Thursday–Friday, November 25–26
    • Winter Recess (schools closed): Friday–Friday, December 24–31

    Please note the following reminders:

    • 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.
    • Your parent-teacher conference date might be different from those listed on the School Year Calendar. Your child’s teacher will work with you to schedule your conference.

    You can find a printable version of the calendar along with translations here.

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Student Registration

It is expected that all students (grades 6 to 8) who are new to the Bronx Urban Community Magnet School for the 2021-2022 school year arrive with the following documents to complete school registration the day of orientation.

  • Copy of proof of Birth (i.e., Birth Certificate) Copy of proof of Legal/Official Guardianship (i.e., Photo ID of the guardian)
  • Immunization Records
  • Physical examination form (filled out by the student’s doctor)
  • Copy of court papers for order protection (If the student has any)
  • Copy of custody papers (If the student does not live with the biological parents)
  • Letter from shelter (If the student i s currently i n temporary housing)

If the student's address changed over summer please have a copy of ONE of the following documents

  • Con Edison bill
  • Cable bill
  • Bank Statement
  • Rent receipt
  • Management letter from the landlord

If a student is doubled up (living with another family) or renting a room please bring the following

  • Notarized letter from the person responsible for the lease

If this i s the first time the student i s registering i n a NYC Public School (coming from out of state) please provide the following information as well

  • Copy I.E.P./Individualized Educational Program (if the student has one)
  • Copy of the student 504 plan (if the student has one)
  • Copy of the student last report card

COVID Safety Procedures

Our school Safety Team continues to work hard at work creating a safe and healthy learning environment for students who will be attending school in person. This includes a number of important safety procedures that students and staff are expected to follow. The information below provides an overview of these expectations. 


  • All community members including staff, students, and visitors are required to wear masks at all times when on school property. This includes the courtyard during arrival and dismissal.
  • Students are expected to bring masks with them to school, however if a student forgets a mask or loses a mask, school personnel will make sure a disposable mask is provided. 

Morning Entry

  • Information coming soon!


  • Information coming soon!

Bathroom/Water Fountain Usage

  • ONE student per class should be allowed to use the restroom/water fountain to help ensure social distancing.
  • A School Aide will be designated to monitor the bathroom line and ensure students are sanitizing their hands upon entering and leaving the bathroom.
  • Only one water fountain will be available to students to ensure proper sanitizing. 

Lunch Periods

  • Information coming soon!


  • Information coming soon!