A cozy neighborhood school in trendy East Williamsburg - 196WBMS The Williamsburg Bridge Magnet School for Communication and Media Arts is a warm and friendly place where students receive a well-rounded education and individualized attention from their teachers. The school has the feel of a close-knit community where everyone works diligently to infuse learning with a sense of fun. Through the magnet program, students have access to hands on project based learning experiences that include technology, the arts, cooking and more!

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    Early Childhood Virtual Open House!

    Pre-K applications are now open until March 29th 2020. Come have your questions answered and take a virtual tour of our Pre-K classrooms. Please see this flyer for more information 

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  • Mandatory In-School Covid-19 Testing

    As per the DOE announcement, In order for your child to return to in-person learning, you must submit the consent form for in-school COVID-19 testing. Mandatory in-school testing will happen weekly for a random selection of staff and students in all reopened school buildings. The consent form can be found here: https://www.schools.nyc.gov/school-year-20-21/return-to-school-2020/health-and-safety/covid-19-testing

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  • Parent Handbook Now Available Online!

    View the Parent Handbook on our website - available in the top navigation bar.

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  • COVID-19 Updates

    Please visit our COVID-19 Plan page to find all the critical information about how P.S. 196K is changing the way we operate to reduce the risk of COVID infection. We are doing everything we can to make sure staff, students, and families are safe.

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  • Returning to School 2020

    Stay up to date with the latest news on reopening by visiting the NYC DOE Return to School 2020 page.

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