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2012 - Week of October 15th – 19th:

posted Oct 14, 2012, 9:32 AM by Unknown user   [ updated Oct 14, 2012, 4:53 PM by Unknown user ]

2012 - Week of October 15th – 19th:


Dear Members of the MHA PS 65x Community:


 As the season changed and the weather becomes colder, all morning line-ups will be in the auditorium.  All Teachers are to be in the auditorium at 8:00 a.m.  Please be prompt.  Additionally, if you have a technology prep period at 12:35 p.m. on Wednesday and Friday, please note that it will take place in your classroom.  Please have your students ready for Ms. Blackwell prior to her arrival.  If laptops are needed, put in a request more than 24 hours in advance.

In solidarity of making strides against cancer, all MHA community members are asked to wear pink on Wednesday, October 17th, 2012.

Administrative class walk-throughs will be continuing in the month of October; as to not interrupt the lesson, please have your lesson plan available (open on a desk/table) for our review.

Monday, October 15, 2012:                


·         PBSI Tier 2 meeting with Ms. Sklerov.  See schedule change.

·         Staff PD on utilizing the MHA website in room 103 and Powers’ side gymnasium.  Please bring your laptops.  Special Thanks to Ms. O’Blines, Ms. Webster, Ms. Santiago and Ms. Mercado for providing the training.


Tuesday, October 16, 2012:


  • Ms. Rodriguez, Ms. Maltby & Ms. Yal Jorle at STOPP TCI training @ 1230 Zerega Avenue, Bronx, NY 8:30-3p.m.
  • Special Education Common Planning Period (8:45 a.m.) Please be prompt. Room 410.
  • Second Graders on trip to the St. Mary’s Pool.
  • Extended day for 3rd, 4th and 5th graders. PreK-2nd Grade Teachers, please be prompt to your classes.

o   All Educational Assistants are to meet in room 103 for Promethean Board training.


Wednesday, October 17,  2012:


  • PreK non-attendance day.
  • Ms. McManus,  Ms. Hochroth & Ms. Lizardi at STOPP TCI training @ PS 56 170 Gates Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 8:30-3p.m.
  • First Graders on trip to Meadow's Farm.
  • Parent Workshop with Ms. Gonzalez.
  • Second Graders on trip to the St. Mary’s Pool.
  • Extended day for 3rd, 4th and 5th graders. Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd Grade Teachers please be prompt to your class.


Thursday, October 18, 2012:


·         PBIS Kickoff


Friday, October 19, 2012


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

·         UFT Meeting on Licensing during both lunch periods in room 504.

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



Looking Ahead:


  • October 22nd: Staff PD with Ms. Ross on ACS training
  • October 23rd:
    • Ms. Turner of QIP in building.
    • Parent Math Workshop
    • 4th graders on trip to the Museum of Natural History
  • October 24th: STOPP TCI training at Brooklyn Location for Ms. Lizardi, Ms. Hochroth, Ms. McManus and Ms. Rodriguez.
  • October 26th
    • UFT Members’ meeting with District Representative Pat Filomena in room 504 during both lunch periods
    • ICT  training at Teachers’ College for Ms. McMullen, Mr. Baboolal, Ms. Otero and Ms. Rodriguez
    • STOPP TCI Training at Bronx Location for Ms. Maltby and Ms. Yal Jorle.
  • October 30th:
    • CFN 203 Special Education Liaison meeting.
    • Parent Fire Safety Meeting Presented by FDNY in Cafeteria 9:00 a.m.
  • November 5th: Staff PD and Faculty Conference
  • November 6th: No School for Students – PD for all other staff members.
  • November 8th: UFT Member’s meeting on Welfare Fund, etc. in room 504 during both lunch periods
  • November 12th: Veteran’s day – School Closed
  • November 13th: Parent Teacher Conference: 1-3 p.m. and 5-7:30 p.m.
  • November 14th: Parent Workshop
  • November 15th & 16th: FDNY Fire Safety Presentation in classrooms – See class schedule
  • November 22nd & 23rd: Thanksgiving – School closed.