Parent Communication: 1/20/17-2/28/17

Parent Communication:

1-20-17

 

Upcoming Events:

Jan. 24                       School Spirit Day (Jersey Day)

Jan. 31           499 Monthly Student Award Ceremony 2:40pm-3:20pm

Feb. 10          “Act of Kindness Day”

Feb. 14       “Coffee , Conversation w/the Principal” 8:30am/ School Spirit Day  -Mix -Match Day

Feb. 15          PTA meeting 8:30am

Feb. 20- 24  Winter Recess Break/ Classes resume Monday, February 27th

Feb. 28         499 Monthly Student Award Ceremony 2:40pm-3:20pm

 

**Upcoming Parent Workshops: Please see flyers sent home:

Grade 4: Ms. Piazza-  Tuesday, January 24th 2:45-3:15pm “Understanding Reading Levels”

Grade 3: Ms. Griffin / Ms. Dhandari -Tuesday, January 24th, 2:45-3:15pm “Understanding Reading Levels”

Update:

2017 499 Monthly Student Awards: 

December 2016 PTA meeting was the last morning PTA meeting for presenting the monthly awards. The following dates and times have been determined for monthly awards during the months of January-March, 2017.

Tuesdays: January 31, 2017; February 28, 2017; and March 21, 2017.

The monthly student awards will be given out at a meeting held during parent engagement time from 2:40-3:20 p.m.

Very, important, Parents please be mindful that you will need to pick up your child at dismissal and then attend the award ceremony. If you cannot attend the ceremony with your child it’s ok.  Your child will receive the certificate the next day in school.  We are looking forward to celebrating your child with you.

BOKS Winter Session:

Site Location:   PS/IS 499Q Site Activity:  BOKS Grades 2-5
Name of Teacher-Coach in charge:      Mr. Gary Beggen
Teacher-Coach Contact & any other information:     718-461-7462
Start Date:   January 6, 2017 End Date:   March 17, 2017
Days: Monday, Wednesday, & Friday Times:  7:05 – 8:15 a.m.

JANUARY- 6, 9, 13, 20, 23, 27, 30 / FEBRUARY-  1, 3, 6, 8, 10, 13, 15, 17, 27 / MARCH- 1, 3, 6, 8, 10, 13, 15, 1


CHAMPS Winter AM: Fitness

7:15-8:15am

January: 3, 5, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26, 31

February: 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 28

March: 2, 7, 9,

 

CHAMPS Winter PM: Volleyball

2:40-3:40pm

January: 5, 6, 11, 12, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27,

February: 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10, 16

March: 2, 3, 9, 10

 

499 Lottery   Opens:  January 232017 thru March 6, 2017

Guest Speaker at Coffee and Conversation:

Mayor’s initiative : “THRIVE”  NYC WELL

Kallyope Glotsos

There’s a Monster in my closet! Dealing with Worries and Fears of Early Childhood

Parent Webinar:  The differences and guidelines to parents of children 2 to 9 years old on how to help children deal with their worries and anxieties.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 @ 1:00pm To Register

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2540544040804590084

 

 

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Queens College Tennis Lessons on Fridays 3-4pm (1/27-3/24) $180

Queens College Tennis Center

Queens College is offering a 7 week session of tennis lessons on Fridays from 3-4 pm beginning January 27th. Due to the short notice, there will not be any distribution of a flyer.

The dates are as follows:

Friday

January 27

February 3, 10, 17

March 3, 17, 24

The cost is $180 and you can register any day prior to the starting date of the first class or the day of. Payment is made directly to Queens College Athletics. To register please contact Somadi Druker, Tennis Director, at Somadi.Druker@qc.cuny.edu. Please include in your message that this is for the 499 group lessons and include your child’s name, age, grade, and your phone number. You can also call the tennis office at 718-997-2771 with any questions.

*** This program is NOT run by PS/IS 499 or 499 PTA. Parents are responsible for picking up their children after school at dismissal and bringing them over to the tennis center behind PS/IS 499.***

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Vision Zero Safe Driver Pledge

Join the 194 Community
as we look to take the
Vision Zero
Safe Driver Pledge
Tues, Jan 24, 2017
6:30 PM
Special Community Guests:
Council Member Paul Vallone
The 109th Precinct
U.F.T.
District 25 Superintendent Danielle DiMango
DOT Safety Education & Outreach Coordinator:
Samantha Carter
Y.M.C.A. Beacon
Don’t Miss Out on this Important Community Event
Come sign the JHS 194 Vision Zero Safe Driver Pledge Banner
Giveaways, Raffles & Refreshments
There will be a P.T.A. Meeting at 6 PM

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January PTA General Meeting AGENDA

January PTA General Meeting

AGENDA

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

8:30 am – 10:00 am

  • Minute Approval

  • Financial Report

  • Principal’s Report

  • Petition for Crosswalk

  • Event Calendar

    • Valentine’s Day Sale

    • Box-tops Fundraiser

  • Enrichment Program Updates

  • 2016-2017 PTA MEETING DATES

    • 02/15/2017 8:30–10:00 AM

    • 03/15/2017 8:30–10:00 AM

    • 04/19/2017 6:00–8:00 PM

    • 05/17/2017 6:00–8:00 PM

    • 06/21/2017 6:00–8:00 PM

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Grade 3 Parent Engagement Workshop

Please join us for Our Grade 3 Parent Engagement Workshop

Date:  Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Time: 2:45p.m.-3:15p.m.

Parent Workshop:

Topic:       Understanding Reading Levels

Facilitated by: Ms. Elizabeth Griffin & Ms. Margarita Dhandari

 

 

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Mrs. Piazza’s Parent Engagement Workshop

Parent Engagement Workshop

 

Topic: Understanding Reading Levels

 

Date: Tuesday, January, 24, 2017
 

Time: 2:45 p.m. – 3:15p.m.

 Facilitated by: Mrs. Piazza

 

___I will attend the parent workshop on Tuesday, January 24, 2017    from 2:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

 

___I am not able to attend the parent workshop.

 

Child’s Name:________________________________         Class_______

 

Parent’s Signature:____________________________

 

(Please complete this form and have your child return it to Mrs. Piazza)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

____________________________________________________

 

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UPCOMING EVENTS: 1/16-2/28/17

Upcoming Events:

Jan. 16            No School Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday

Jan. 18            PTA meeting 8:30am

Jan. 20         “Coffee and Conversation w/the Principal” 8:30am

Jan. 24            School Spirit Day (Jersey Day)

Jan. 31           499 Monthly Student Award Ceremony 2:40pm-3:20pm

Feb. 10          “Act of Kindness Day”

Feb. 14       “Coffee ,Conversation w/the Principal” 8:30am/ School Spirit Day  -Mix -Match Day

Feb. 15          PTA meeting 8:30am

Feb. 20- 24  Winter Recess Break/ Classes resume Monday, February 27th

Feb. 28         499 Monthly Student Award Ceremony 2:40pm-3:20pm

 

**Upcoming Parent Workshops: Please see flyers sent home:

Grade 8: Ms. Chow -Tuesday, January 17, 2:45-3:20pm

Grade 4: Ms. Piazza-  Tuesday, January 24th 2:45-3:15pm “Understanding Reading Levels”

Grade 3: Ms. Griffin / Ms. Dhandari -Tuesday, January 24th, 2:45-3:15pm “Understanding Reading Levels”

Update:

2017 499 Monthly Student Awards: 

December 2016 PTA meeting was the last morning PTA meeting for presenting the monthly awards. The following dates and times have been determined for monthly awards during the months of January-March, 2017.

Tuesdays: January 31, 2017; February 28, 2017; and March 21, 2017.

The monthly student awards will be given out at a meeting held during parent engagement time from 2:40-3:20 p.m.

Very, important, Parents please be mindful that you will need to pick up your child at dismissal and then attend the award ceremony. If you cannot attend the ceremony with your child it’s ok.  Your child will receive the certificate the next day in school.  We are looking forward to celebrating your child with you.

Academic Test Prep/Enrichment Program   Completed Form Deadline Friday, January 13th

Academic Test Prep/Enrichment Program    Grade 6   – letter # 23 sent home 

ELA January 25th to March 22nd on Wednesday’s from 2:40-3:40pm.  The Math program January 27th to April 28th on Fridays from 2:40-3:40pm

Academic Test Prep/Enrichment Program    Grade 7   – letter # 24  sent home 

ELA January 26th to March 23rd on Thursdays from 2:40-3:40pm.  The Math program January 27th to April 28th on Fridays from 2:40-3:40pm

Academic Test Prep/Enrichment Program    Grade 8   – letter # 25 sent home 

ELA January 27th to March 24th on Fridays 2:40-3:40pm. The Math program January 25th to April 26th on Wednesdays 2:40-3:40pm.

BOKS Winter Session:

Site Location:   PS/IS 499Q Site Activity:  BOKS Grades 2-5
Name of Teacher-Coach in charge:      Mr. Gary Beggen
Teacher-Coach Contact & any other information:     718-461-7462
Start Date:   January 6, 2017 End Date:   March 17, 2017
Days: Monday, Wednesday, & Friday Times:  7:05 – 8:15 a.m.

JANUARY- 6, 9, 13, 20, 23, 27, 30 / FEBRUARY-  1, 3, 6, 8, 10, 13, 15, 17, 27 / MARCH- 1, 3, 6, 8, 10, 13, 15, 17

CHAMPS Winter AM: Fitness

7:15-8:15am

January: 3, 5, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26, 31

February: 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 28

March: 2, 7, 9,

CHAMPS Winter PM: Volleyball

2:40-3:40pm

January: 5, 6, 11, 12, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27,

February: 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10, 16

March: 2, 3, 9, 10

499 Lottery   Opens:  January 23, 2017 thru March 6, 2017

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Happy New Year!

2017 PTA MEETING DATES – Updated!!!

 January 18, 2017

8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

 February 15, 2017

8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

 March 15, 2017

8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

 April 19, 2017

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

 May 17, 2017

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

 June 21, 2017

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

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Upcoming School Events: 1/3/17-1/31/17

Upcoming School Events

Jan. 3                 Classes Resume

Jan. 5                Open House 9:30a.m.

Jan. 16               No School Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday

Jan. 20         “Coffee n Conversation w/the Principal” 8:30am

Jan. 24              School Spirit Day (Jersey Day)

Jan. 31           499 Monthly Student Award Ceremony 2:40pm-3:20pm

 

**Date Correction**

Winter Recess: No school Monday Dec. 26 thru Monday January 2nd 2017. Classes resume Tuesday, January 3, 2017.

Update:

2017 499 Monthly Student Awards: Please look for a detailed letter to come.

December 2016 PTA meeting will be the last morning PTA meeting for presenting the monthly awards. The following dates and times have been determined for monthly awards during the months of January-March, 2017.

 

Tuesdays: January 31, 2017; February 28, 2017; and March 21, 2017.

 

The monthly student awards will be given out at a meeting held during parent engagement time from 2:40-3:20 p.m.

Very, important, Parents please be mindful that you will need to pick up your child at dismissal and then attend the award ceremony. If you cannot attend the ceremony with your child it’s ok.  Your child will receive the certificate the next day in school.  We are looking forward to celebrating your child with you.

 

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Happy Holidays!

From: The PTA Executive Board

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