Teacher and Staff Luncheon: May 21

What an amazing team of teachers and staff we have a PS/IS 499! To show our appreciation for their hard work and dedication, the annual luncheon will be held on Monday, May 21.

If you would like to make or donate a dish, food can be dropped off in the morning of May 21 at 9am. Volunteers are welcome!

PTA/SLT Nominations

Calling all parents of PS/IS 499!

On Wednesday, May 23, the PTA/SLT will be holding nominations for the 2018-2019 school year. You can nominate yourself or another parent.* Full-time participation is not required and there is a great deal of flexibility.

All positions are up for nomination!

Complete the 2018-2019 Nomination Form and return it to the PTA.

Position Description
President/Co-President Presides over meetings; oversees all areas, events and committees.
Vice President/Co-Vice President Fills in for President as needed; oversees specific committees; serves as Enrichment Committee liaison.
Recording Secretary/Co-Recording Secretary Takes minutes at monthly meetings; prepares reports to be distributed.
Corresponding Secretary/Co-CorrespondingSecretary Prepares monthly PTA meeting notices and PTA event flyers; decorates and manages the PTA bulletin board; maintains PTA website posts.
Treasurer/Co-Treasurer Maintains budget; issues checks, processes and tracks expenses and income; prepares monthly financial report; prepares tax statements; presents financial report at PTA meetings.
Hospitality Coordinator/Co-Hospitality Coordinator Shall make all hospitality preparations for each PTA meeting and maintain an inventory as well as purchase the items needed to offer at meetings and events.
SLT Contributes to the evaluation and development of school-wide educational policies and planning; attends monthly meetings and presents monthly reports at PTA meetings.

*Please do not nominate any parent, unless you are sure they are interested in serving on the PTA Board or SLT

School Logo and Mascot Contest

Calling all creative minds!

PS/IS 499 is looking for a new school logo/mascot. The winning design will be used to proudly represent our school.

Any student in the 4th-6th grades will be allowed to participate in teh contest but all entries are welcomed.

Submit your deisng to Ms. Hwang by Friday, May 11

Contest Rules:

  • The logo/mascot must represent our school and our team name “The 499 Warriors”. We are the warriors of knowledge.
  • Our school is an ATM school. We “Assess, Track, and Monitor” our progress.
  • The logo/mascot must contain our school color blue in the design.
  • The design must be appropriate for school.

Create school logo/mascot

Reward School for 2017-2018

Congratulations to our 499 family of students, parents, teachers, staff and administration!

PS/IS 499 is proud to announce that our school has been re-identified as a Reward School for the 2017-18 school year based on data from 2016-17.

What is a Reward School?

A Reward School is a school with outstanding student achievement or growth over the past three years.

Also, Reward Schools are highest-performing schools that are the highest-performing in the state, in terms of school- wide proficiency, subgroup proficiency, and graduation rates.

For more information about our school, go to: https://ps499formst.weebly.com/