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9th Grade Orientation!

 Dear CSSJ Freshmen! 

The time has come! We officially start the 2020-21 school year tomorrow during our back to school orientation from 8:45am-10am. Welcome to CSSJ! I know some of you are nervous as new 9th graders, but please remember you are now a member of the CSSJ community! We take care of one another and please feel free to reach out with any questions you may have. 

As Mayor Bill DeBlasio mentioned the new school opening date last week, you will be meeting virtually over the next three days.  All three days for orientation are mandatory and attendance will be taken.  Please remember to arrive on time, have your camera turned on so we can see your smiling faces, and come with a positive attitude. Below is the breakdown of the three days: 

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 8:45am-10:00am

Thursday, September 17, 2020 8:45am-10:00am

  • Focus: Academics

  • Link to be provided by Pod Teacher

Friday, September 18, 2020 8:45am-10:00am

  • Focus: Social-Emotional 

  • Link to be provided by POD Teacher

You should have been contacted by your new FG teacher(AKA Pod teacher) informing you of the student orientation over the next three days.  I know you all have a lot of questions but join us during for the orientation to have those questions answered. Please come ready to participate and we are looking forward to seeing each of you tomorrow! 


Sincerely, Jaime P. Guzman Principal Community School for Social Justice (07x427) 718-402-8481 ext: 2551


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