Do you need to borrow Waterside technology??

Waterside wants to support your remote learning!  If you need to borrow a laptop from our school, you may download, print and sign the attached Waterside Technology Lending AgreementThis must be signed by the scholar and parent.  Scholars can then come to the school on Thursday 3/19 between 10:00 a.m. and 1:30pm to receive a device.  

 Technology Borrowing Terms of Agreement.pdf 

If you are unable to print the agreement letter, please send your child to school with a signed letter where you write the following:  "I have read and agreed to the terms of the WSL agreement online to borrow a school laptop.  I have spoken to my child about the contract . I understand that I am responsible for the use, maintenance and return of the device in good condition."  Please then sign and date the letter.    Scholars can then come to the school on Thursday 3/19 between 10:00 a.m. and 1:30pm to receive a device with this signed letter.  


Don't Fall Behind! Google Class Codes!

Make sure that you are connected to all of your classes on Google Classroom!    Check the attached chart or click here for the  MP3 Google Class Codes.docx  and make sure that your child is connected to every class!  Teachers will  post assignments, communicate with scholars and give feedback!  We begin remote learning on Monday March 23rd for all classes! 



Waterside and ALL NYC schools closed starting 3/16/20.

Update:  Click for a letter from the Chancellor ( dated  3.16.20)!  Coronavirus Update for Families_March 16 2020.pdf 

NYC Public Schools and Waterside will close starting Monday, March 16, 2020. there will be NO school until after Spring Recess. School may reopen on Monday April 20, 2020. 

We begin remote learning Monday March 23rd. This means you must check google classroom for your assignments and communication from your teachers!
See schedule below: 

Monday, March 16, 2020

On Monday March 16, there will be a one-day full system closure, however breakfast and lunch will be available at every building through grab-and-go meals.

For the remainder of the week, teachers and administrators will participate in professional development on remote learning, and students will begin picking up materials for continued instruction.

The schedule, as we move to remote learning, is as follows: 

  • Monday, March 16: Citywide closure. Students, teachers, and principals do not report.  
  • Tuesday, March 17: Thursday, March 19: All staff reports. Teachers and principals participate in professional development on remote learning. 
  • Thursday, March 19-Friday, March 20: Students who need it will be able to begin process of picking up the technology necessary for remote learning. More guidance to families will be sent this week. 
  • Monday, March 23: Remote learning launches, with additional guidance provided throughout the week of the 23. 

Monday, March 23

Effective Monday, March 23, Regional Enrichment Centers will be available for the children of first responders, healthcare workers, and our most vulnerable populations, with more details to follow.

Additionally, remote learning will go into effect for grades K-12. DOE will support schools at all levels of readiness to deliver remote learning, and more information will be provided to families about online platforms.

WSL Supply List!

BE PREPARED!    Click Here for the needed supplies for the 2019-20 School Year!

 WSL Supply List 2019.pdf 

Upcoming Events!

March Events/ Dates: (Family breakfast cancelled)

·        Tuesday March 17:  Wear Green for St. Patrick’s Day

·        Wednesday March 18:  Dress down for Scholars of the Month

·        Thursday March 19:  Skittles (Green) Seniors ONLY

·        Saturday March 21: Saturday Academy





Welcome to Waterside!

Waterside Wins NYC video contest!

See it here: 

As part of its campaign to Build Respect, Acceptance and Voice through Education, the United Federation of Teachers’ BRAVE Program conducted a video contest to celebrate the diverse city of New York and its public schools.   After review of the video entries, The United Federation of Teachers BRAVE Program named The Waterside School for Leadership is the WINNER of the 2016-17 BRAVE Video Contest.

Waterside scholars, under the direction of SONYC afterschool program submitted a video called Rockaside Bravery. 

Waterside Celebrates College Day!

Waterside Family Handbook

Click below for a copy of the Waterside Handbook for families and scholars.

 WSL Family Handbook 2017-18_revised 11 22 17.pdf 

Cell Phone Policy:   WSL cell phone policy.pdf 


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Need up to date information about your child’s  GRADES?

See missing work, scores and details about assignments on Google Classroom!




Hours of Operation

8:10 am to 2:30 pm

Breakfast from 7:40am 

SONYC Afterschool (CCNY)

until 5:30pm 

Academic Resources

Our scholars have passwords to the following sites for additional support:



Summer 2019 Work

Click below to download copies of your summer work! Due on the first day of school!  

New 6th Graders:

Going to 7th Grade:

Going to 8th Grade:

Summer BOOKS!

Purchase the Summer Reading Book or you can click below for a free copy!

For new 6th graders:  Maniac Magee PDF.pdf 

For incoming 7th Graders:  the-outsiders_se_hinton.pdf 

For incoming 8th Graders:  All_American_Boys_-_Jason_Reynolds.pdf 


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Waterside is a school with "Respect for All"!  If you have questions regarding this, please contact out Respect for All liaison, Ms. Abel-Fuller (Guidance Counselor).