Jan 8 - Read-A-Thon starts! Bookmark Contest Designs due! All info here.
Jan 9 - PTA Executive Board Meeting, 8 am
Jan 9 - 2nd - 5th Grade Armory Visit, Sign Up
Jan 10 - Tour for Prospective Parents, 9:30 am, RSVP
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 26 - Movie Night! The Lego Ninjago Movie - doors open 6 pm, movie begins 6:15 pm
Feb 2 - Family Friday, 8:35 - 9:15 am
Look ahead to all events on our school calendar here.
HELP WANTED: INTERNATIONAL EVENT
The PTA Diversity Committee is planning a school-wide, international event in February. This event will represent different countries and cultures. We are planning on having dedicated individual booths for each country or culture. We are going to need volunteers who would like to share their knowledge of a country or culture with the community. Please contact Shannon Tam and Abby Palanca, Co-Chairs of the Diversity Committee at PTA_Info@ps154.org if you are interested in participating.
PTA GENERAL MEETING
MON, JAN 17, 6:30 pm in the MMR
Learn about PS 154’s new Science Day and vote on a proposal for additional Science Funding. Get an update on PTA fundraising and winter and spring events.
ATTENTION: FAMILIES OF CHILDREN WITH INDIVIDUAL EDUCATION PLANS (IEPs)
Last month, your teacher emailed you a letter from Principal Buckley with a link to a very important survey. It is very important that every student with an IEP has a parent fill out this survey. Please fill out one survey for every child in your family who has an IEP.
2017 Survey For Families of PS 154 Students With IEPs
KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN
All New York City residents with children born in 2013 can apply now to kindergarten until January 12, 2018 one of three ways (PS 154 does not handle initial registration.):
THE PS 154 READ-A-THON STARTS MONDAY!
Jan 8 - 26
How many minutes can you read in 19 days?
You can get your kid excited this weekend by working on a BOOKMARK CONTEST entry. They’re due Monday. Print out your Read-A-Thon packet if you didn’t see the one that came home, and get ready for this fun event which encourages reading! All info is here.
Every $ and ¢ raised supports our school, so rally friends and family to support your young reader!
INTRO TO SPECIAL EDUCATION
TUESDAY JANUARY 23, 6:30-8:30 PM IN THE PS 154 MMR
FREE! PLEASE RSVP BELOW.
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.
NEED TRANSLATION SERVICES AT THIS EVENT? Please email firstname.lastname@example.org, and we will arrange.
SAVE THE DATE: 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.