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2012 - Week of November 5th

posted Nov 3, 2012, 7:54 AM by Unknown user   [ updated Nov 4, 2012, 12:04 PM ]

2012 - Week of November 5th – 9th:


Dear Members of the MHA PS 65x Community:


Thank you to all the MHA family for your dedication to our colleagues and students during this past week’s challenging time and the weeks to come.  Together we grow stronger.

Please notify the students and their parents that our annual book fair will commence on Tuesday, November 13th. 



·         Please go to the website to secure:

o   Laptop cart for your students. 

o   Computer Lab time.

·         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 5, 2012:              


  1. MONDAY MADNESS in Auditorium 8-8:20 a.m.
  2. Staff PD 2:30 – 3 p.m.
    • Ms. Suckow presents OT strategies for PreK-2nd Grade Teachers and EAs and Providers
    • KIM Grant Members to present Active Inspire workshop with 3rd-5th Grader Teachers and EAs and  Enrichment Teachers

·         Faculty Conference 3-3:40 p.m. in Powers’ side gymnasium

·         Bronx Ensemble Arts Drama Afterschool program in Auditorium.

·         ASPIRA afterschool resume until 5:30 p.m.


Tuesday, November 6, 2012:


  • Election Day – (please exercise your right and vote) PD for Staff members. No Students will be in attendance.
  • 4th Grade Teachers at PS 1 for Science PD
  • Mr. Chen and Mr. Sefa at Music PD
  • Ms. Blackwell at Technology PD
  • Mr. Adler, Ms. Maida, Ms. Ross at Safety Symposium


Wednesday, November 7,  2012:


  • Ms. Hunt  out of building at Testing PD in morning
  • Second Graders on trip to the St. Mary’s Pool.
  • Extended day for 3rd, 4th and 5th graders. PreK, Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd Grade Teachers please be prompt to your class.


Thursday, November 8, 2012:


·         Ms. Hunt out of building

  • November 8th: UFT Member’s meeting on Welfare Fund, etc. in room 504 during both lunch periods

·         Report Card Comments due to Ms. Gonzalez and Ms. Hunt via email 1:30 p.m.



Friday, November 9, 2012


·         Ms. Hunt out of building

·         PPT Meeting with Ms. Monroe at 8:45 a.m. in Library

·         Bronx Ensemble Arts Drama Afterschool program in Auditorium. See Ms. Santiago for details.



Looking Ahead:


  • November 12th: Veteran’s day – School Closed
  • November 13th: Book Fair Starts - room 102
  • November 14th:  WEDNESDAY
    • Parent Teacher Conference: 1-3 p.m. and 5-7:30 p.m.
    • Parent Workshop 9 a.m. in Cafeteria
  • November 15th & 16th: FDNY Fire Safety Presentation in classrooms – See class schedule
  • November 16th: Ms. Presto at CNF 203 Math Coach Meeting
  • November 22nd & 23rd: Thanksgiving – School closed.
  • November 27th: CNF 203 SpEd Liaison meeting
  • November 30th: Ms. Sefa and Mr. Chen 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
  • December 7th: Ms. Presto at CFN 203 Math Coach 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