Will your child take the NYS exams this year? IT IS YOUR CHOICE!

Please be aware that the NYS exams will be administered for ELA, Math and Science. However they will not be required for WSL scholars- either blended or remote.
You may however decide if you would like your child to participate in this year’s State exams. LET US KNOW HERE by 4/14:   https://forms.gle/1zxM9wAEuk5LwV3h8 


For additional information:  The DOE has created a Parent Guide to address commonly asked questions about the administration of the Grades 3–8 ELA and Mathematics and Grades 4 and 8 Science exams in the 2020-21 school year.   

You can also review our abridged info page:  Info Page_ Participation in NYS exams 2021.pdf 


WSL's Online Tutoring Program begins this Saturday March 20th!

Saturday VIRTUAL Tutoring Program begins this Saturday March 20th! 

Get small group help in  ELA and mathematics. To sign up, fill out the form below:




Tuesday March 16th at 6:00 pm: PTA Meeting

Join us on March 16th for our WSL PTA Meeting!

Learn More about the PTA plans and let your voice be heard!

Check your email for Meeting link!

Free Family Resources

Here are 4 Family Resources for our WSL community members:

1) Free online homework help and 1-1 tutoring from the New York Public Library everyday from 2pm-11pm (partnered with Brainfuse)

Click here for more information: https://www.nypl.org/about/remote-resources/kids-and-teens/homework-help-brainfuse?utm_source=eNewsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=NYPLConnect_20200324&utm_campaign=NYPLConnect

2) Free child care options for children from 3-K through 8th grade on days when they are scheduled for remote learning
Click here for application link:

3) Online support groups for parents of children with disabilities
Click here for dates and information:

4) List and links to U.S Providers Offering FREE Wi-Fi or Special Accommodations for 60 Days
Click here for more information: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1kjVFeWefjnEfUrCR2yXxOvsp6_rDOfaMivUEiaBreiA/edit


Complete your School Meals application / Lunch Form now!

Complete your School Meals application / Lunch Form now!

Click here: https://www.myschoolapps.com/

Welcome to Waterside!

Community Meeting August 2020

Please see resources from our 2020 School Year Meeting held with the Waterside Community on Monday August 10th at 12:30pm.

PowerPoint Presentation:  20- 21 School Reopening PPT.pdf 

Video Presentation: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1EJOWoxsOxcTBhoosfm5QkBE5evR2Nyud/view?usp=sharing

Cohort Notification Letters

Click Below for a copy of your child's cohort letter, in-school start date and schedule.  Copies have also been emailed and mailed home to our families.

Not sure which cohort your child is in?  Please contact our Parent Coordinator Ms. Paz at ypaz@watersideschoolforleadership.com.

Cohort A/ Blended Learning:   COHORT A.pdf 

Cohort B/ Blended Learning:   COHORT B.pdf 

Cohort D/ Remote Learning:   COHORT D_Fully Remote.pdf 

Families: Learn How to Navigate Google Classroom and check your grades!

Waterside Wins NYC video contest!

See it here:  https://youtu.be/YFT0GgCIhXE 

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!

"We are working to make this website easier to access for people with disabilities, and will follow the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0. If you need assistance with a particular page or document on our current site, please contact our Parent Coordinator to request assistance."

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).