Friday, January 13, 2017

NO SCHOOL - Martin Luther King Jr Day (Jan 16th)

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr day, NYC public schools will be closed on Monday, January 16, 2017.  We welcome your children back to school on Tuesday, January 17.

Have a safe and wonderful long weekend!

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

2017 Lab Middle School Admission Information

Dear 5th Grade Parents:
The following is for students who ranked Lab Middle School 1st on the middle school choice application.
Dear Prospective NYC Lab MS Families,

NYC Lab MS for Collaborative Studies will be holding admissions testing the Week of January 23rd.  All families must sign-up using the EventBrite system (link included below and on our website).

Testing dates:
Tuesday, January 24th    8:15 - 11:15 am
Thursday, January 26th   8:15 - 11:15 am
Friday, January 27th       8:15 - 11:15 am

A special note about students in ICT  or Special Class (12:1) and students with testing accommodations:
    -If your student currently has an IEP and is in ICT  or Special Class, then they must test on Tuesday, January 24th.
    -If your student has any testing accommodations (IEP, 504, ELL) but is NOT in ICT  orSpecial Class then they must test on Friday, January 27th.  This will ensure that we can provide all the proper accommodations for students.

The admissions testing registration will go live at 9:00 AM on Thursday, January 5th.  Students must be registered by Friday, January 13th at 8:00 PM.  Please remember that you needed to rank Lab MS 1st on the middle school choice application in order to test.

The link can also be found on our website at

Admissions Test Registration Link:

Dr. Megan R. Adams, Principal
NYC Lab Middle School for Collaborative Studies (02M312)

Thursday, December 22, 2016

NO SCHOOL - WINTER RECESS (Dec 26th - Jan 2nd)

There will be NO SCHOOL from Monday, December 26, 2016 through Monday, January 2, 2017.  We welcome your child back to school on Tuesday, January 3, 2017.

We would like to take this opportunity to wish you and your family a very happy and safe holiday.

Sunday, November 13, 2016


Join us to learn about the schools in your district and how to apply to middle school this fall.
WHEN: Thursday, November 17, 2016 10:00 AM
WHERE: M.S. 131 (02M131)
100 Hester Street New York, NY 10002

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Call 718-935-2398 anytime with questions

Tuesday, November 1, 2016


Dear Parents/Guardian:
There will be NO SCHOOL on the following days:
  • Tuesday, November 8th - Election Day
  • Friday, November 11th - Veteran's Day
  • Thursday & Friday, November 24th & 25th - Thanksgiving
Thank you for your attention to this matter.

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Outstanding Teachers Nomination

Opportunity to Nominate Outstanding Teachers for the Big Apple Awards                                           

All schools / Deadline: December 9

As in years past, the NYCDOE is recognizing teacher excellence through the fifth annual Big Apple Awards program. You and your school community, including students, families, administrators, teachers, and support staff, are encouraged to nominate current, full-time teachers using this nomination form by December 9; you can also share the nomination link directly with staff members and families. Teachers who have demonstrated exceptional success in their impact on student learning, instructional practices, and professional contributions to your school community should be nominated.

For more information about the Big Apple Awards, the selection, process, and past recipients, please visit the Big Apple Awards website, or email

Meeting to review Middle School application process - Nov 4th

Friday, October 21, 2016

BOOK FAIR - November 1st - November 9th

Please join us for our first book fair of the year! The book fair will be held in the Playroom from Tuesday, November 1, 2016 to Wednesday, November 9, 2016 (EXCEPT Election Day, November 8th).

The hours of the sale are:
  • Tuesday, November 1 - 8:45am - 2:15pm 
  • Wednesday, November 2 - 8:45am - 2:15pm 
  • Thursday, November 3 - 11:30am - 7:00pm
  • Friday, November 4 - 8:45am - 2:15pm
  • Monday, November 7 - 8:45am - 2:15pm
  • Wednesday, November 9 - 8:45am - 11:30am
Parents are welcome to bring your children down to the book fair during Parents Teacher Conference day, November 3rd.  Please note that we will be open for extended hours that day, from 11:30am - 7:00pm.

Please visit our school book fair page for more information:

For family and friends who can't make it to the in-school Book Fair, please visit our online bookstore at the link above and click on "shop now" in the middle of the page to purchase books. The books will ship to the school for FREE! The dates for the online book fair are October 26th to November 8th.

A percentage of every sale will go to support our school!
Thank you for your support and we hope to see you there!

PS130M Parents Association

Monday, October 17, 2016

HALLOWEEN BASH - Friday October 28th

Calling all Boys & Ghouls!

Join us for a terrifying night of fun and excitement at our annual Halloween Bash on Friday, OCT 28th from 6:30pm-8:00pm.  We are very excited that our very own Mr. Mendez will be spinning the beats. All students, parents and friends are welcome!  Admission at the door is $10 per person. 
Students in kindergarten to 3rd grade will require an adult to accompany them at the party. Children are encouraged to be dressed in their costumes. Please do not wear masks or bring toy weapons.

We will be selling snacks and drinks at the party. This is a fundraising event, so all sales will go towards supporting our school programs! We look forward to seeing you there!

Thank you in advance for all your support!

PS130M Parents Association