M.S. 129Academy for Independent Learning & Leadership

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Dads Take Your Child to School Day

Parent Involvement + School Involvement = Student Success

Dads Take Your Child to School Day

Principal Reyes welcomes parents at DTYCS

DTYCS 2019

M.S. 129 versus THE WORLD

Ugly Sweater Day

College Access for All


"I'm on my way to college!"

College Awareness Day

M.S. 129 Guitar Ensemble

Music legend Gerry Brown visits our music lab!


New Student Orientation takes place on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 and Thursday, August 29, 2019 from 9:00 AM-12:00 PM.  Parents are welcome with their children to meet the teachers and ask any questions.  
School Uniforms will available for purchase from Monday, August 26, 2019 to Friday, August 30, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM.  
School Supply List:
USB Flash drive- minimum 2G
One box (12) pencils and erasers
One box (12) blue or black ink pens
Loose-leaf paper
Five (5) single subject spiral notebooks
Five (5) marble composition notebooks
Teachers may require additional supplies for specific classes or special projects.  M.S. 129 provides the binders used for ELA, Math, Science and Social Studies, as well as a ream of loose-leaf paper to start the year off.  
General Education Yellow-Bus Service is available for 6th graders who live within District 12 and live over 1 mile (walking distance) away from M.S. 129.  Below are available stops assigned to our school.  If you want to know if a bus stop is closer to your home, please contact OPT (Office of Pupil Transportation) at (718) 392-8855 and they may be able to route your child immediately to start in September. 
Boston Rd & Prospect Ave
Intervale Ave & Freeman St
E163rd & Southern Blvd
Westchester Ave & Manor Ave
Noble Ave & E172nd St
White Plains Rd & Wood Ave
Archer St & Taylor Ave
Gleason Ave & Leland Ave
Bruckner Blvd & Beach Ave
Watson Ave & Noble Ave
Rosedale Ave & Merrill St
174th St & Harrod Ave
Miniford Place & E173rd St
Special Education Door-to-Door Transportation is available to students who are recommended as per their IEP.  Please contact OPT (Office of Pupil Transportation) at (718) 392-8855 to get your child's route number and pick up time.