Coronavirus Updates & Information - Brooklyn Prospect Charter School

Coronavirus Updates & Information

Updated: April 6, 2020 at 12:45 p.m.

Prospect Schools will hold Spring Break from April 9 – April 17. Offices will remain open (virtually).

Throughout the break, we will offer structured opportunities for learning and engagement so students can maintain social connectivity. Schools will communicate with families about specific activities and schedules.

Please see below for key updates and information on school food and technology needs.

School Closures
Downtown Elementary School
Clinton Hill Middle School
Windsor Terrace Middle School
Brooklyn Prospect High School
All schools closed through April 29
Remote learning is active
Spring Break 4/9 – 4/17
Office Closures
All physical school offices are closed through April 29; staff can be reached through email and phone

School Food

The New York City Department of Education is committed to making three free meals available daily for any New Yorker. Any New Yorker who wants one can get three free meals a day at more than 400 Meal Hubs across the city. Meals can be picked up at all Meal Hubs between 7:30AM to 1:30PM, Monday through Friday. Meals Hubs will operate for children and families from 7:30AM to 11:30AM, and for adults from 11:30AM to 1:30PM. All adults and children can pick up three meals at one time.

Find A Meal Hub Near You

Remote Learning Devices

Please contact your school program office if you need a device. The devices are Android A50 phones that come with data access upon request.

If you need assistance with your device, please call the Prospect Schools IT Team at 718.643.1086, ext. 4957 between 9 am – 5 pm.

Remote Learning Resources

Please visit the following links to access your school’s remote learning pages. We recommend bookmarking these pages for easy access.

 

All Access After-School

Introducing Remote Enrichment!

Our after-school team is excited to share resources for remote enrichment. Click below for DIY activities, workouts, videos and activity recommendations for students of all ages.

Start Exploring!

Remote Learning Webinar

The following webinar was recorded live on 3/25 and features a presentation from Prospect Schools on our remote learning program, followed by a Q&A with families. Linked here is a PDF of the presentation.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How long can we expect schools to be closed?

    Following guidance from the state, Prospect Schools will remain closed until April 20, 2020. We are monitoring the coronavirus COVID-19 situation closely and will notify families of further closure as needed.
  • Where can I pick up food for my student(s)?

    Please see the guidance above regarding school food.
  • My child needs a device to participate in remote learning. What can I do?

    Please see the guidance above regarding device pick-up and continuing support.
  • I have questions about my school's remote learning plan. Who can I go to?

    Prospect Schools is hosting an all-family webinar on Wednesday, March 25 at 7 pm to discuss and take questions about remote learning. You can RSVP for that event here. You can also contact your child's principal, advisor, or lead teacher if you have questions.