PARENT COMMUNICATION: 5/12-6/28

Parent Communication:

5-8-17

 

Upcoming Events:

May 12           Kindergarten Cookies and Milk 9am

May 16           Parent Teacher Conference  4:30-7:30pm

May 16            “Coffee & Conversation w/the Principal” 6:00-7:00pm (Time change)

May 16             Parent Workshop Grades 5-8  4:30-6:00pm ADULTS ONLY

May 17             Parent Workshop: Parenting Tips and Sharing 5:00-6:00

May 17             PTA Meeting 6;00pm

May 23             Parent Workshop Grade 5-8  2:50-3:20pm

May 23             Grade 8 Senior Trip

May 25              District 25 Family STEM FUN NIGHT 4:30-8:00pm                                   register at: https://www.stemfamilyfunnight.com/

May 30              Parent Workshop: Parenting Tips and Sharing 2:50-3:20

June 6                Middle School Career Day Program

June 7                PTA Teacher Staff Appreciation Lunch

June 8                No School –Chancellors Conference Day

June 9                Parent Volunteer Breakfast 8:30-9:30am  Please RSVP to Ms. Rowe

June 12               No School -Clerical Non Attendance Day

June 15               ARISTA Induction Ceremony 5-7pm

June 16                 Grade 5 Stepping Up Ceremony

June 20                   Pre-K Stepping Up Ceremony 9:00am

June 21                  Kindergarten Stepping Up Ceremony 9:15am

June 22                   Field Day

June 23                  Grade 8 Graduation Ceremony 9:30am

June 26                   No School

June 27                   Grade 8 Dance

June 28                    Last Day of School

Parents :

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2017-2018: School Calendar –

First Day of School Thursday Sept. 7, 2017

http://schools.nyc.gov/NR/rdonlyres/C40F6F4F-F845-4643-97B4-030AE2F5CE1D/0/201718SchoolYearCalendar.pdf

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TODAY IS ENGINEER FAIR DAY/STEM NIGHT

499 Families,

Today, May 11th is our Engineer Fair Day sponsored by HAKS Engineers. Please remember to fill out the HAKS engineer photo consent form that was sent home. Then join us this evening from 5:00-7:00pm for our STEM Family Fun Night.

See you there!

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Come join us on 5/17

Hello 499 families,

Come join us on 5/17 at 5pm, we will have a parent workshop, on parenting skills and sharing. We will also have our PTA meeting at 6pm, we will hold our PTA election. Please come and vote!

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Mother’s/Father’s Day Sale: 5/9-5/10 10am-1pm

Our Mother’s/Father’s Day sale is open!

Parents, please send your child in with money or you may come in and shop as well.

Our sale will be open today and tomorrow from 10:00 am until 1:00 pm.

Thank you for your support to our school.

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2017-2018 PTA NOMINATION LETTER

Dear Parents/Guardians:

If you haven’t yet already, there is still time! On our Wednesday, May PTA meeting, we will elect our PTA and SLT officers for 2017-2018 Term. To be an officer, full time participation is not required, and there is great deal of flexibility with different levels of participation. Therefore, you should not hesitate to get involved just because you work. You can nominate yourself or someone else who are interested in any position.

Please fill out the form below and return it to the PTA office as soon as possible. Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact the PTA or Ms. Rowe, our parent coordinator. Thank you.

TO NOMINATE YOURSELF or ANOTHER PARENT/LEGAL GUARDIAN, PLEASE PRINT THE NAME ON THE LINE NEXT TO THE POSITION OF YOUR INTEREST:

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

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/CoCorrespondingSecretary____________________________________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. Your

_____________________________________________________________

Name: ______________________________________________________________Contact #: ______________________________________________________________Email (please print): ______________________________________________________________

Child’s Name: _____________________________________

Child’s Class: ____________________

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END OF THE SCHOOL YEAR EVENTS: WE NEED VOLUNTEERS

Hello 499 Families:

There are a whole bunch of events happening through the end of the school year. If you would like to volunteer for any, please do so. I know your help will be greatly appreciated. See below for all the events and who to contact.

1. Mother’s Father’s Day Sale – 5/8-5/10 -  kelyla3.ss@gmail.com

2. Engineer Fair (all day) and STEM Night (4:30-7:30) – Thurs 5/11 - lrowe@schools.nyc.gov

3. Kindergarten Mother’s Day Milk and Cookies – Fri 5/12 a.m. –  lrowe@schools.nyc.gov

4. Middle School Career Day (do you have an interesting career to talk to middle schoolers about?)- Tues 6/6 am– lrowe@schools.nyc.gov for more info

5. Teacher Appreciation Luncheon – Wed 6/7 499pta@gmail.com

6:ARISTA Induction Ceremony 6/15 5-7pm  499pta@gmail.com

7. 5th Grade stepping up Fri 6/16 a.m. -  499pta@gmail.com

8. Pre-K Stepping Up Tues 6/20 a.m. - 499pta@gmail.com

9. K Stepping Up Wed 6/21 a.m. - 499pta@gmail.com

10. Field Day Thurs 6/22 all day -a.m. -  499pta@gmail.com

11. Grade 8 Graduation Ceremony 6/26 9:30am   499pta@gmail.com

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HAKS Consent Form

499 Families:

Please be mindful that our Engineer Fair Day is sponsored by HAKS engineer company. A photo release consent form was sent home. Please sign and return the form to your child’s teacher.

Thank you

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STEM FAMILY NIGHT: VOLUNTEERS NEEDED 5/11 5-7pm

Join us for Our

499 STEM Family Fun Night

 

Thursday, May 11, 2017

5:00-7:00p.m.

 

1. Family Fun –Engage in STEM activities

2. Parent / Student Activity Tables

3. Students will present their STEM tasks

4. Come view our New Technology/Computer Science program

5. Raffle Prizes

****Parent Volunteers are needed from 4:30-7:00pm  Please contact Ms. Rowe, if you’re available to volunteer at LRowe@schools.nyc.gov. Thank you. ****

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Mother’s & Father’s Day Sale: Monday, May 8th – Wednesday, May 10th

Mother’s & Father’s Day Sale

Monday, May 8th – Wednesday, May 10th

Looking for something for Mother’s Day and Father’s Day? Why not stop by our sale! We have a variety of things you can get! The PTA will be selling plants (flowers and vegetables) for $5.00 each. Other items, such as picture frames, jewelry, key chains and more, will also be sold at different prices.

                                        Monday        Tuesday       Wednesday    

                                       May 8th       May 9th         May 10th

10:00 ‐ 10:20                 Pre‐K

 

10:20 ‐ 10:40                  K-1                Grade 1             K-2

 

10:40 ‐ 11:30                  5-1                   5-2                   Extra Time for students

7-1                    8-1                   who forgot to bring money

Grade 2           Grade 3

 

11:30 ‐12:20                Grade 4            6-2

7-2

12:20 ‐ 1:05                  6‐1

8‐2

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PARENT COMMUNICATION: 5/2-6/28

 

Parent Communication:

4-27-17

 

Upcoming Events:

May 2-4          NYC Math Exams

May 9             Music and Arts Festival 4:30-7:30pm

May 11           Engineer Fair Day (Parent volunteers are needed- please email Ms. Rowe)

May 11           499 STEM Night 5:00-7:00pm

May 16           Parent Teacher Conference

May 16            “Coffee & Conversation w/the Principal” 5:30-6:30pm

May 16             Parent Workshop Grades 5-8  4:30-6:00pm ADULTS ONLY

May 17             PTA Meeting 6;00pm

May 23             Parent Workshop Grade 5-8  2:50-3:20pm

May 23             Grade 8 Senior Trip

May 25              District 25 Family STEM FUN NIGHT 4:30-8:00pm                                   register at: https://www.stemfamilyfunnight.com/

June 6                Middle School Career Day Program

June 7                PTA Teacher Staff Appreciation Lunch

June 8                No School –Chancellors Conference Day

June 9                Parent Volunteer Breakfast 8:30-9:30am  Please RSVP to Ms. Rowe

June 12                  No School -Clerical Non Attendance Day

June 16                 Grade 5 Stepping Up Ceremony

June 20                   Pre-K Stepping Up Ceremony 9:00am

June 21                  Kindergarten Stepping Up Ceremony 9:15am

June 22                   Field Day

June 23                  Grade 8 Graduation Ceremony 9:30am

June 26                   No School

June 27                   Grade 8 Dance

June 28                    Last Day of School

 

 

 

Parents :

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*Parents:

Here is a webinar through NYU on parental self-care. The webinar provides tips on fitting self-care into hectic lives… Its on May2nd at 1:00pm.

 

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/337473482951405316?splash=false

Thank you,

Kallyope Glotsos, MSW

School Mental Health Consultant

Office of School Health

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