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 - Buy Tix here
Feb 2 - Family Friday, 8:35am - 9:15am
Feb 5 - 4th & 5th Grade Author Visit: Michael Buckley
Feb 8 - Executive Board Meeting, 6:30pm
Feb 9 - American Heart Association Assembly (Jump-A-Thon Kick Off) - WEAR RED
Feb 12 - School Leadership Team Meeting, 4:30 pm
Feb 13 - PTA Meeting, 8:30 am
Feb 13 - 2nd - 5th Grade Armory Visit, Sign Up
CONGRATULATIONS BOOKMARK CONTEST WINNERS
We are happy to announce the winners of the 2018 Read-a-Thon Bookmark contest. Thank you to the many students who entered their bookmarks. The winners are:
Kindergarten: Jia-Li Lambert
1st grade: Beatrix Kiener
2nd grade: Louella Schwenzfeier
3rd grade: Violet Adler
4th grade: Bea Kotuk
5th grade: Naina Mukherjee
Congratulations to the winners, whose bookmarks have been given to every student in their grade. All of the bookmarks that were entered in the contest are on display on the wall over Agent White's desk this week. Please stop by and check out the many terrific designs!
THE READ-A-THON CONTINUES THROUGH JAN 26!
Please keep logging your minutes for the Read-a-thon, which ends a week from Friday, on January 26. Lost your child’s packet? All info here.
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.
NEED TRANSLATION SERVICES AT THIS EVENT? Please email firstname.lastname@example.org, and we will arrange.
PTA SUSTAINABILITY COMMITTEE MEETING
WED, JAN 25, 6:30-7:30pm
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!
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 tabs and in the original packaging. There will be a collection box in the MMR.
PAJAMA MOVIE NIGHT - THE LEGO NINJAGO MOVIE
FRI, JAN 26, doors open at 6:00 pm / movie starts at 6:15 pm at PS 154
Join us in your nightgowns and PJs for this animated comedy. Kids of all ages will enjoy this wild caper filled with slapstick humor. Pizza, hot dogs, snacks, drinks, and treats for sale. Suggested donation at the door: $5 per person.
SELF DEFENSE FOR KIDS AND TWEENS
SAT, JAN 27 2-3pm
Sign up here! 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.
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.
JOINT MEETING OF CITYWIDE COUNCIL ON ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS & CITYWIDE COUNCIL ON SPECIAL ED
TUES, FEB 13, 6:15 PM
Families are welcome at this meeting talking about students with IEPs who are also English Language Learners. See the flyer.