Friday Newsletter

ARRIVALS & DISMISSALS

REMINDER: Arrival and Dismissal Procedure: Check out the plan for Monday, School Day #3!

We’re back to our regular schedule. Please note, the schoolyard doors close promptly at 8:20am so if you arrive later, you will need to bring your child to the main entrance to sign in and pick up a late pass.


COMING UP

Sept 12 - PTA Executive Board Meeting, 8am
Sept 15 - Pajama, Movie and Play, Smurfs: The Lost Village, 5:45pm info
Sept 18 - Advocacy Skills for Parents, 6:45pm info
Sept 19 - Curriculum Night, 5-8pm
Sept 21 - 22 - School is CLOSED
September 24 - NEW EVENT! Schoolyard Potluck and Play 4-7pm
Sept 27 - PTA General Meeting, 6pm (potluck) 6:30pm (meeting and elections) 
Oct 1 - PS 154 at the Jets Fundraiser info
Oct 6 - Family Friday, 8:35am - 9:15am
Oct 9 - Columbus Day (school CLOSED)

 


BACK-TO-SCHOOL PAJAMA PARTY MOVIE NIGHT: SMURFS: THE LOST VILLAGE

FRI, SEP 15, 2017
DOORS OPEN AT 5:45 pm FOR PLAY IN THE SCHOOLYARD, MOVIE STARTS AT 6:15pm

Pre-party in the schoolyard in pajamas and nightgowns, then enjoy an awesome movie in the MMR. Suggested donation $5 per person. Pizza, snacks, and treats for sale.
 


ADVOCACY SKILLS FOR PARENTS
MON, SEP 18, 2017, 6:45 - 8:15 pm in the MMR

Learn how to speak up for your child with a disability. Become your child’s best advocate and get them the support and services they need in any situation, including in school, in the community, and with healthcare. This event has been organized by the Committee for Students With Special Needs — all parents are invited whether their children are typically developing or have special needs. Learn essential elements of advocacy parents need to resolve disagreements in any system, including entitlements, business, medical or education. Presentation by INCLUDEnyc and is free admission, please RSVP here.

 


SCHOOLYARD POTLUCK AND PLAY

SUN, SEP 24, 2017, 4 – 7 PM in the Schoolyard and Cafeteria

Sponsored by the PTA Diversity Committee
kids play • parents chat • free – leave your wallet at home!
Featuring a 5pm performance by Latin kiddie band Moona Luna to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept 15-Oct 15). Bring a dish to share that reflects your own family's culture, along with a label listing ingredients.
 

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PTA MEETING AND ELECTIONS

WED, SEP 27, 2017, 6:00 PM Potluck Snacks 6:30PM Meeting

Hear from Acting Principal Buckley, Parent Coordinator Debby Wattenbarger, and your PTA Executive Board members.

We will vote on the 2017-2018 PTA budget—more than $200K in school programs—WOW!  Your donations and volunteer efforts make it happen. Hear about our goals for the year, see what events are being planned, and get involved. We will elect new PTA Executive Board members and new School Leadership Team (SLT) members.

PTA decisions are made by YOU, the parent body; we hope you will come and vote. More info here.

 


PS 154 JETS DAY

SUN, OCT 1, 2017, 1:00 PM at MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, NJ

Join your friends from school to cheer on the Jets! DEADLINE TO PURCHASE TICKETS IS WED, SEPT 20. More info here.
 


BOO BASH!

SAT, OCT 21, 2017, 5PM at PS 154

Boo Bash is a Saturday evening, Halloween-themed event that is highly attended and super fun for the kids. Enjoy the glow stick dance party, crafts, treats, a witches’ den, face painting, cotton candy, and dance party brought to you by our very own DJ (Coach) Sean!

 

 

GET TO KNOW YOUR P.T.A.


WOULD YOU LIKE TO GET INVOLVED THIS YEAR?

We need event leaders, project managers and more! Here are some positions we really need volunteers for. But there are other things to do too. We will help you find a role that’s right for you. Contact us at pta_info@ps154.org

WOULD YOU LIKE TO JOIN OUR PTA EXECUTIVE BOARD OR SCHOOL LEADERSHIP TEAM?

Elections will take place at our first PTA meeting on September 27, 6:30pm. More information here.

ARE YOU WILLING AND ABLE TO CONTRIBUTE TO OUR PTA ANNUAL FUND?

You can write a check to “PTA of PS 154 and leave it in the lockbox in the main office, or donate online here.

CURIOUS WHAT THE PTA SUPPORTS WITH THE MONEY WE RAISE?

Check our our PTA Programs.