Weekly Newsletter

COMING UP

Jan 15 - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - SCHOOL IS CLOSED
Jan 17 - PTA Meeting, 6:30 pm
Jan 23 - 2nd - 5th Grade Armory Visit, Sign Up
Jan 23 - Intro to Special Education, 6:30 pm, info below
Jan 25 - Sustainability Committee Meeting, 6:30 pm
Jan 26 - PS 154 Shares & Cares Pajama Day, info below
Jan 26 - Movie Night! The Lego Ninjago Movie, doors open 6 pm, movie begins 6:15 pm
Jan 27 - Self-Defense for Kids & Tweens - tickets here
Feb 2 - Family Friday, 8:35 - 9:15am
Feb 5 - 4th & 5th Grade Author Visit: Michael Buckley
Feb 8 - Executive Board Meeting, 6:30 pm
Feb 9 - American Heart Association Assembly (Jump-A-Thon Kick Off) - WEAR RED!
Feb 13 - 2nd - 5th Grade Armory Visit, Sign Up

Look ahead to all events on our school calendar here.

 

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SURVEY DEADLINE — TODAY!
FAMILIES OF CHILDREN WITH INDIVIDUAL EDUCATION PLANS (IEPs)

It is very important that every student with an IEP has a parent or guardian fill out Principal Buckley’s survey. He wants to hear from you! Please fill out one survey for every child in your family who has an IEP.

Survey For Families of PS 154 Students With IEPs

 

PTA GENERAL MEETING

MON, JAN 17, 6:30 pm in the MMR

  • Learn about PS154’s new Science Day and vote on a proposal for additional Science Funding.

  • Get an update on PTA fundraising and winter and spring events.

  • Babysitting & Pizza - $5 per child

     

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READ-A-THON CONTINUES UNTIL JAN 25

Lost your child’s packet? All info here. Bookmark Contest winners will be announced Monday at school, and a copy of the winning bookmark for each grade will be sent home with all children in that grade sometime next week. We will also announce the winners to our parent community in next week’s newsletter.
 

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INTRODUCTION TO SPECIAL EDUCATION

Tues, Jan 23, 6:30-8:30 PM

This event has been organized by the Committee for Students With Special Needs. Learn the New York City special education process, including timelines for referral, evaluation, services, placement, and parent rights and role.

Presentation by IncludeNYC. Please register (not required, but helpful!)

NEED TRANSLATION SERVICES AT THIS EVENT? Please email pta_info@ps154.org, and we will arrange.

 

PTA Sustainability Committee Meeting 

WED, JAN 25, 6:30-7:30 pm

Please join this first meeting to learn about the Sustainability Committee and its mission to reduce PS 154’s carbon footprint. We’ll hear from school leadership, and brainstorm about how to support their efforts. As a new committee we have an opportunity to explore new ideas that will impact our kids and help make our school community as ‘green’ as possible. We look forward to seeing you there!

 

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SCHOOL SPIRIT

PS 154 Shares & Cares Pajama Day
Fri, Jan 26

Please have your child come to school on Friday, January 26 wearing their cozy pajamas. Let’s show we care and share by participating in our Pajama Drive. If you can, please send in brand new pajamas (for Adults and/or Children) with tags and in the original packaging. There will be a collection box in the MMR.
 

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SELF DEFENSE FOR KIDS AND TWEENS

SAT, JAN 27 2-3 pm AT SUN DOJO

Learn how to:
• Remove someone's grip
•Use your voice more effectively
•Get someone off of you safely and effectively

Classes taught by a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt. Open to children in grades 1 through 5. All proceeds for this event benefit the PTA of PS 154! You do not need to be a PS 154 student to attend.

Sign up here! 
 

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RAFFLE MANIA

THURS, MARCH 22, 7 PM
AT SHEPHERD’S HALL BEHIND HOLY NAME CHURCH, 245 PROSPECT PARK WEST

Coming up on March 22nd is our biggest adults only fundraiser of the year: Raffle Mania! Raffle Mania is back for its 3rd consecutive year and bigger than ever. We’ll have more games, more raffles and our biggest fundraising goal yet: $50,000! Bring your friends and family, and help us meet that goal. Dinner and open bar are included.

Buy your ticket today!

 

COMMUNITY EVENTS


Monthly TransFamilies Project at The Center - The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center

Starts Jan 30 at The Center. See the Flyer Here


Summer Camp Resource Fair - CEC 15 Meeting at MS 839
TUES, Jan 16 at 6:30 pm

Check out the Flyer HERE

 

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LOST & FOUND

Check out the Lost & Found in the MMR before it’s donated!