Mar 11 - Zumba FUNraiser - Buy tix here
Mar 13 - 6:30 pm PTA General Meeting & “Testing Q&A” with Principal Havlik (babysitting & pizza available!)
Mar 14 - Armory Day (Volunteer)
Mar 14 - Fairway Double Day
Mar 15 - “Testing Q&A” with Principal Havlik - 8:30 am
Mar 16 - RaffleMania SOLD OUT! For single seats, contact Crystal Orraca. Volunteer here.
Mar 20-23 - Science Fair in the MMR
March 21 - CEC 15 Internet Privacy Workshop at PS 24, 6pm-8pm: English, Chinese, Spanish
Mar 23 - Science Fair Open House, 6:00-7:30pm
Mar 23 - Free Parent Education Event at PS 10: “How to Talk to Your Kids About Race” RSVP
Mar 24 - Jump-a-thon for Jump Rope for Heart
Mar 24 - Movie Night! Join us for The Lorax!
Mar 30 - Diversity Committee Meeting - 6:30 pm
Mar 31 - Surveys Due!
Apr 4 - Parenting Skills Presentation (details below), 6:30 pm
Apr 28 - STEM Day (4th & 5th)
May 13 - PTA 5K Fun Run - 10am
Follow our SCHOOL CALENDAR here!
PTA GENERAL MEETING, Monday, March 13, 6:30pm
Join us for PTA budget and events updates and stick around for Principal Havlik’s Test Talk to hear the latest updates on 3rd & 5th grade state tests.
DIVERSITY COMMITTEE MEETING, Thurs, March 30, 6:30pm
We’ll break out into small groups and continue to identify opportunities and plan programs in the areas of Curriculum/Professional Development, Family Engagement, and Student Body Diversity. VIsit the Committee Page here to sign up for the Google Group and for more info.
ART AUCTION RECAP
Our class art auction raised $3,280 for our PTA Programs. Thanks to all the kids, parents, and teachers who worked on the art projects, and congratulations to the winners! Thank you Meg Moorhouse and Priya Patel for organizing this event.
BOOK FAIR RECAP
It’s still running this morning but we’ve already raised over $3,000 profit with our new vendor Fork & Pencil. The kids, teachers, and parents seemed to love it! Thank you chairs Abby Moskowitz and Amy Gleason!
MESSAGE FROM THE MAYOR
Check out a message from Mayor’s Office of Immigration Affairs, affirming access to city services for all NYC residents regardless of immigration status.
CALL GOVERNOR CUOMO TO SUPPORT PUBLIC EDUCATION
Our school is owed $900,000! Please take 1 minute to call - here’s how!
ZUMBA! Saturday, March 11, 10-11am
Join 154 parent Lisa Rochlin and dance along to radio hits, Latin pop & African beats! All proceeds to PTA. Buy $20 tickets here.
MOVIE NIGHT — THE LORAX, March 24, 6:30pm
Doors open 6:15pm. Better seating and a new projector make for a delightful evening for parents and kids alike. $5/person suggested donation. Pizza, hot dogs, popcorn, cookies, juice, seltzer and water available for purchase. This is the LAST movie night this school year! Thank you Deirdre Read and the movie night committee for organizing these fun events!
PARENTING SKILLS PRESENTATION — Tues, April 4, 6:30pm
This interactive parenting solutions presentation, sponsored by our PTA, is taught by an NYC parent educator/coach, Shelly Macdonald, who bases her teachings on the popular and effective parenting book, How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk. More info here.
AFTER SCHOOL IS SEEKING A POKEMON INSTRUCTOR
Calling all Pikachu parents! With Mr. Gioia unavailable this spring, we have a poke-ball shaped hole in our After School enrichment club schedule. If you love and know the game, please consider joining us as the interim Pokemon Club Instructor. Thursdays, 3:00 - 5:00pm, 4/27 - 6/22. In addition to being paid for your time, your PS 154 children will be comped After School care during the time you are teaching for us. Contact Heather Swain.
STEM PROFESSIONALS NEEDED FOR STEM DAY, April 28th 8:45-11am
Are you or do you know a science, technology, engineering and/or math professional? Our 4th & 5th Graders would love to interview you and find out more about what you do. Please contact Theodore Muth (5th grade parent) if you or someone you know can help either as a STEM professional and/or with setup of the day.
POETRY EXTRAVAGANZA JOURNAL
We need your help during April-June for 8 weeks, one day a week (for 90 minutes), during after-school hours with a small group of 3rd-5th graders. The students will work with Microsoft Word to select fonts, typeset, incorporate drawings and more. Each child at 154 has a poem included. This is a big commitment — but it’s fun and critical — you’ll be impacting the entire school! Please contact Astrid Lewis Reedy for details.