DON'T MISS CURRICULUM NIGHT!
TUES, SEPT 19, 5-8 pm
Join us to find out what your child will be learning this year in all subjects. The schedule depends on the grade your child is in. Please see the schedule here: Schedule By Grade
We will be using all available space, so unfortunately, we will not be able to provide child care. If needed, your children are welcome to join you, but please make sure they stay under your supervision.
TODAY - Pajama, Movie and Play, Smurfs: The Lost Village, 5:45 pm Help Needed!
September 18 - Advocacy Skills for Parents, 6:45 pm info
Sept 19 - Fairway Double Day info
September 19 - Curriculum Night, 5-8 pm
September 21 - 22 - SCHOOL IS CLOSED
September 24 - NEW EVENT! Schoolyard Potluck and Play 4-7 pm. Sign up here.
September 27 - PTA General Meeting, 6 pm (potluck), 6:30 pm (meeting and elections)
October 1 - PS 154 at the Jets Fundraiser Deadline for tix Weds 9/20
October 6 - Family Friday, 8:35 - 9:15 am
October 9 - SCHOOL CLOSED - Columbus Day
October 10 - 2nd - 5th Grade Armory Visit (sign-up coming soon)
October 12 - Parenting Seminar: “How to Talk to Your Kids About Race.” Reserve your free ticket
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.
FAIRWAY DOUBLE DAY
Tues Sep 19, 2017, all day
Fairway Community Partners cards went home in backpacks this week. Present your card at checkout to get a 3% donation to our school. Also see this month's Fairway eblast, which includes information on a gift card sweepstakes and this month's Double Day (Tuesday, September 19), when all donations will be doubled.
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 (September 15-October 15). Bring a dish to share that reflects your own family's culture, along with a label listing ingredients. Sign up here.
PTA MEETING AND ELECTIONS
WED, SEP 27, 2017, 6 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.
TALKING ABOUT RACE FOR PARENTS: Raising Children for Racial Justice
THURS, Oct 12, 6:30-8 pm in the MMR
Brought to You by the PTA of PS 154 Diversity Committee
Presentation by Staff from Border Crossers, a national organization that trains educators and parents to dismantle patterns of racism and injustice in our schools and communities.
RSVP at PS154.org/diversity-committee
SAT, OCT 21, 5 PM 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.