Welcome 2017-2018 PTA Board

2017-2018 499 PTA Board Members:

President: Tina Tam & Sherley Smith
Treasurer: Sandy Leung
Recording Secretary: Staceyann Collins
Corresponding Secretary: Jessica Hamilton & Edmond Jang

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499 Spooky Skating Night

Please mention PS 499 at the door.

Come join us tonight at 6:15 pm until 9:00 pm, for a SPOOKTACULAR, fun filled night of skating at United Skates of America, INC.; located at 1276 Hicksville Seaford, NY 11783.

All the proceeds for this event will go towards 8th grade graduation. We are asking that all participants wear an appropriate Halloween costume but it’s not mandatory. The cost is $20.00 each person, for the skate rental and food. We will be selling tickets at the door.

Parents don’t have to pay, if they’re not skating.

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Queens College hosts Korean Harvest Festival: October 21-22

The Korean Harvest Festival is scheduled for Saturday, October 21 and Sunday, October 22 in parking lots 6 and 14, located behind Rosenthal Library and next to Townsend Harris. There will be no parking access to these areas from 6 pm on Friday, October 20 through 6 am on Monday, October 23. Please be sure to move your vehicle by 5:30 pm on Friday, October 20.

Parking for weekend college and other campus events will be diverted to alternate parking areas during this time.

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General PTA Meeting and Elections: October 18, 2017

Tonight is the General PTA Meeting. We plan to hold elections for SLT and PTA Executive Members. We will also voting on the changes to the By-Laws. We look forward to seeing all of you tonight.

2017
October 18 Agenda
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Picture Day Volunteers Needed on Thursday, October 26

Picture Day is scheduled for Thursday, October 26 and volunteers are needed. It is an all-day event from 8:30 am until 2:30 pm.

Volunteers are needed for two sessions:
Session 1: 8:30 am – 11:30 am
Session 2: 11:30am – 2:30 pm

If you are interested, e-mail Ms. Rowe at lrowe@schools.nyc.gov

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Donors Choose Projects

Please consider making a small donation. Please share with your friends and colleagues so that these projects can get fully funded. Thank you so much!

Mrs. Tripoli:

https://www.donorschoose.org/project/please-add-some-color-to-our-world-of-le/2847843/

Mrs. Kelleher:

https://www.donorschoose.org/project/ipad-for-prek/2868340/

Ms. Loring:

https://www.donorschoose.org/project/big-kid-reading-corner/2773541/

Mr. Strohschein:

https://www.donorschoose.org/project/help-create-the-next-generation-of-world/2764588/

Mr. Kong:

https://www.donorschoose.org/project/launch-our-tech-program-with-robots-too/2826720/?rf=link-siteshare-2017-10-teacher-teacher_4465503&challengeid=20938560

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499 Spooky Skating Night

499 Spooky Skating Night

Come join us on Friday, October 20th at 6:15 pm until 9:00 pm, for a SPOOKTACULAR, fun filled night of skating. All the proceeds for this event will go towards 8th grade graduation. We are asking that all participants wear an appropriate Halloween costume but it’s not mandatory. The cost is $20.00 each person, for the skate rental and food. Please send in the money in a sealed envelope, address to the PTA with child’s name and amount. Please send in the money before October 18th. Any questions, please email the PTA at 499PTA@gmail.com

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Flushing Town Hall Events

On October 15 and 29 the Flushing Town Hall presents two events that are fun for all families. Tickets needed.

Event: Family Concert with Latin Grammy winner 123 Andrés
Date: October 15
Time: 2:15 pm
Tickets: http://www.flushingtownhall.org/event/7141826ee0a5742a1fd1da85138887ec

Event: Diwali Festival: Kathak, Bhangra & Beyond
Date: October 29
Time: 1-4 pm
Tickets: http://www.flushingtownhall.org/event/f8275c4cbb4d9fd6658cf29b6e1dae09

See more events hosted by Flushing Town Hall

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499 Skating Night

499 Skating Night

Come join us on Friday, October 20th at 6:15 pm until 9:00 pm, for a fun filled night of skating. All the proceeds for this event will go towards 8th grade graduation. The cost is $20.00 each person, for the skate rental and food. Please send in the money in a sealed envelope, address to the PTA with child’s name and amount. Please send in the money before October 18th. Any questions, please email the PTA at 499PTA@gmail.com

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SLT and PTA Election: October 18, 2017

Please note that we will also be electing a SLT (School LeadershipTeam) member at our October 18th PTA meeting as well as PTA Executive Board members. We will also be voting for the changes/revisions to the by-laws, so please come. We apologize for any misunderstandings. Thank you and looking forward to seeing you on that night!

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