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2012 - Week of November 19th – 23rd:

posted Nov 17, 2012, 1:44 PM by Unknown user

2012 - Week of November 19th – 23rd:


Dear Members of the MHA PS 65x Community:


Thank you MHA members that stayed during the Parent Teacher Conference to meet with student family members. 

Thanks you to Ms. O’Blines for conducting the book fair for all children and student family members.  Please share with your students that our Annual Book Fair will end on Monday, November 19th, 2012.

Teachers please have students prepare thank you notes, cards, etc. to the FDNY for the fire safety and prevention presentations.  All materials are to be given to Ms. Gonzalez for review prior to mailing. Documents are due Tuesday, November 20th, 2:20 p.m.



·         Please go to the website to secure:

o   Laptops and/or laptop cart for your students. 

o   Computer Lab time for Thursdays.

·         Cameras and video cameras

o   Teachers are to ensure that photography and videography permission slips are retained for every student.

o   All photographs and videos taken by students must be approved by Teachers (or Ms. Tracy O’Blines) before uploading to any projects for display, etc.



Monday, November 19, 2012:            


·         PBIS Monday Madness in Auditorium

·         Ms. Gonzalez, Ms. Presto & Ms. Rosario at CFN Math Seminar.

·         Ms. Marlene Ward of Universal Pre-K in building

·         NY Historical Society meeting with Fourth Grade Teachers

·         Basketball Tryouts for 3rd, 4th & 5th Grade students with Mr. Adler at 12:35 p.m. in Cypress side Gym.

·         Staff PD 2:30 p.m. – 3 p.m. in Powers’ side Gymnasium (please be prompt)

o   Tier 2 members and Educational Assistants – Bring PRIM book

o   All other staff members are reviewing Common Core Task to be seated with grade level colleagues in designated tables

o   Tier 3 members are to complete all IEP, compliance etc. with dates up to 12-31-12.


Tuesday, November 20, 2012:


  • ICT teachers are meeting with Ms. Turner in room 410   
  • Mr. Mehno at CFN ELL Specialist's Meeting
  • Mr. Ramos meeting with all other special education teachers in room 404 regarding IEP issues, deadlines, etc.
  • Second Graders on trip to the St. Mary’s Pool.
  • Extended day
    • 3rd, 4th and 5th graders. PreK, Kindergarten and  1st Grade Teachers please be prompt to your class
    • 2nd Grade Teachers are to meet with Ms. Presto in room 554


Wednesday, November 21, 2012:


  • Kindergarten Class trip to Green Meadow Farm
  • Second Graders on trip to the St. Mary’s Pool.


Thursday, November 22, 2012:  Thanksgiving – No School



Friday, November 23, 2012 – Thanksgiving Recess – No School



Looking Ahead:


  • November 26th: PBIS Monday Madness & Attendance Assembly
    • Acuity Assessments – More information to follow
  • November 27th:
    • Ms. Santiago & Ms. Facey at CNF 203 SpEd Liaison meeting
    • 5th Grade to attend presentation in the Auditorium by MS 223
    • EA UFT Meeting during both lunch periods
    • 4th and 5th Graders Track Meet with PS 369 in Yard
  • November 28th: 
    • 3rd grade trip to Hunter College
    • Ms. Hunt at Testing Coordinator’s meeting – morning only.
  • November 29th:
    • Mr. Sefa at Lead Teacher PD
    • Ms. Hunt at Meeting
    • K-211 and 2-411 trip to Hunter College
  • November 30th: Mr. Sefa at MATB Workshop
  • December 5th: No PreK Students are to Attend School
  • December 6th
    • Common Core Task assignments due to Ms. Gonzalez, Coaches and Ms. Hunt
    • Ms. Hunt at CFN 203 AP meeting
    • Reading Tracker PD for Grade Level Facilitator in room 413
  • December 7th: Ms. Presto at CFN 203 Math Coach Meeting
  • December 13th: 
    • NYSAA Meeting at 210 East 33rd Street, NYC
    • EA UFT Welfare Fund Meeting.
  • December 18th: Bronx Arts Ensemble Winter Show 10 AM for School and 5 PM for Parents
  • December 24th – January 1st – Winter Recess
  • January 2, 2013 – School Starts