FRIDAY NEWSLETTER – SPRING FLING, PTA ELECTIONS, CHESS TOURNAMENT AND MORE!

May & June are busy! Check the school calendar so you don’t miss anything!
 

TOMORROW!

May 20 - Spring Fling, 3-7pm. PLEASE sign up here to volunteer!
 

COMING UP

May 23 - P/T Conferences & Family Potluck & SIGN UP
May 23 - Fairway Double Day
May 25 - 3rd–5th Music Concert at Bishop Ford, 9am Sign Up
May 25 - PTA General Meeting, 6:30pm - ELECTIONS!
May 26 - Field Day - We need volunteers -Sign Up
May 30 - SLT, 4pm
May 30 - 5-307 5 minute plays, 7pm (6pm call time)
May 31 - 5-302 5 minute plays, 7pm (6pm call time)
June 1 - 5-306 5 minute plays, 7pm (6pm call time)
June 4 - Chess Tournament - Sign Up
June 6 - K & 1 Armory Visit - Sign Up
June 22 - Diversity Committee, 6:30pm
 

SPRING FLING - May 20, 3-7 pm

A thrilling afternoon of “scientific wonder” in the schoolyard. Along with inflatable rides, live music, festive food, games, crafts, and more, we’ll have a main stage science show hosted by Tiny Scientist. Sign up to help – we cannot do it without parent power!

Feeling competitive? Enter our pie-baking contest!
 

FAMILY POTLUCK (after Conferences)
May 23, 6pm - 7:30pm

Even if you are not here for the conferences, we hope you can join us for our first ever Family Potluck after our evening conferences from 6:00pm – 7:30pm. This will be a time when parents, students and teachers are out socializing in the school yard (weather permitting) and enjoying each other with some delicious food. Please think of a favorite family dish you can bring to share and sign up here.
 

PTA AND SLT ELECTIONS
May 25, 6:30pm

Please attend our PTA meeting to vote in new PTA Exec Board members and new School Leadership Team (SLT) members. We’re still taking nominations and hope you’ll run! Contact Nominations Chair Jane Bliss Birk. We will also vote in a PTA budget for 2017-2018.
 

9TH ANNUAL CHESS TOURNAMENT
Sunday, June 4, 12-4 pm

GRADES K-5, $20 per entrant. Details and signup information here. QUESTIONS? Want to volunteer? Email Tina March.
 

DIVERSITY COMMITTEE

Book Club
June 14, 7pm, Founders Workspace (Prospect & 10th Ave)

Parent Amy Brill will lead the first meeting, open to the entire 154 community. We’ll have an informal discussion of The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead. You can buy it a 10% discount from Terrace Books on PPW - tell them it's for the PS 154 Book Club. RSVP to Amy Brill.
 

Committee Meeting
June 22, 6:30pm, MMR

During this meeting we'll reflect on what we've developed in the past few months and strategize going forward.
 

CEC ELECTION RESULTS

Congrats, Nicole Brier!!!

Congratulations to our very own Nicole Brier – PS154 parent, Events Chair, and Chair of the Committee to Support Students With Special Needs – on her election to the Community Education Council of District 15! She was in a tough race with more than 45 candidates, and earned her spot onto the 7-member board. As part of her duties, she’ll represent the interests of students with special needs and their families. We are SO proud of Nicole and SO grateful to have her in our community!