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Week of November 25th – 27th:

posted Nov 23, 2013, 7:00 AM by 65jhunt@mha65.org   [ updated Nov 23, 2013, 9:58 AM ]

Week of  November 25th – 27th:   

 

Dear Members of the MHA PS 65x Community:

 

Thank you very much for making our Book Fair a success.

 

Please welcome Ms. Sharon Marianetti-Leeper, of the FRIENDS-Visiting Services of New York.  Ms. Sharon will be in room 554.  In the forth-coming weeks, Sharon will be giving respective teachers her schedule with the student’s name that she will be meeting with on a weekly basis.

 

Thank you for your continued support and have a wonderful Thanksgiving with your loved ones.

 

Reminders:

·         Teachers attending workshops out of the building are to email the grade facilitator, Ms. Gonzalez and Me their lesson plan for the substitute teacher, by 3 p.m. the day before the date of the workshop.  Additionally, log on to Sub Central and order a sub-teacher ASAP.

·         Students will be allowed into the auditorium approximately 7:55 a.m. 

·         Teachers are to meet their students in the auditorium by 8:00 a.m.

·         Please continue to discuss the PBIS matrix in all of the classes (including Enrichment classes) to ensure the safety of all MHA members

·         Technology Prep periods and Music (Mr. Chen) Prep periods will be conducted in the classrooms (Push-In) for the month of November 2013. 

·         Administrative class walk-throughs will continue this month; as to not interrupt the lesson, please have your lesson plan available for our review.  Please refer to the Teacher Resource Page at the MHA website for Lesson Plan Template created with the Common Core and Danielson Framework components/expectations.

·         Teachers that have Breakfast in the Classroom and Fresh Fruit:  Please do not return or throw out any of the food.  Instead, please send the extra food to Ms. Jackie in the main office (ext 2053).  The carry bag and tray must stay inside the classroom until the Cafeteria Designee arrives and requests the bag or tray.

·         Please be sure to notify both Ms. T. Rivera and Mr. Adler of any students that are on your roster but have not attended school or with more than two (2) days of absences.  Additionally, please ensure that you are in possession of the cumulative folder of each child that is present in your classroom.

 

 

Monday, November 25, 2013

 

·         Classroom Teachers, please be sure to review the PBIS Matrix prior to taking your students to all of the enrichment programs.

·         MS 223 Presentation to our 5th Graders:  Morning Assembly

·         Common Planning in room 501

o   Fourth Grade:  will commence at 8:45 a.m.

·         Swim4Life: Class 2-409 12:00 p.m.

·         Staff PD 2:20-3:00 p.m.

·         Bronx Ensemble Theater Arts After-School Program:  2:20 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.

Teachers:  Please escort the selected students from your class into the auditorium as you are dismissing your students for the day.

·         Reader’s Café Afterschool Program: 2:20 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.  Please escort your students from your classroom into the cafeteria as you are dismissing your students for the day.

 

Tuesday, November 26, 2013: 

 

·         Classroom Teachers, please be sure to review the PBIS Matrix prior to taking your students to all of the enrichment programs.

·         McKinney Vento – Leadership Program with Vince and Matt: Select Second Graders 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

·         Common Planning Sessions:

o   Third Grade Teachers:  8:45 A.M. p.m. in room 501

o   Special Ed Articulation:  9:30 a.m. in room 508. Ms. Santiago, Presenter.

o   PBIS articulation: 10:15 in room 501

o   First Grade Teachers:  11:55 a.m. in room 501

·         Pre-K Thanksgiving Feast at 11:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M.

·         2:20 p.m. prompt dismissal for students in PreK-2 grades.

o   Extended Day for students in grades 3-5:

  • PreK, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade and Enrichment Teachers please be prompt to your class – 2:25 p.m. if there is an unforeseen delay, please contact Ms. Gonzalez, Ms. Hunt or Mr. Adler immediately.
  • All Teachers are to dismiss the third, fourth and fifth grade students in the school yard at 3:15 p.m.

o   Basketball Practice in the Power’s side gymnasium: 3:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.

Teachers:  Please escort the selected students from your class into the gymnasium as you are dismissing your students for the day.

 

Wednesday, November 27, 2013:

 

·         Ms. Maida & Mr. Baboolal at CFN Anti-Bullying, etc. Workshop.

·         Parent Literacy Workshop by Ms. Gonzalez and Ms. DeMichele at 9:00 a.m. in the Cafeteria.

·         McKinney Vento – Leadership Program with Kristina: Select Fourth Graders 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

·         Classroom Teachers, please be sure to review the PBIS Matrix prior to taking your students to all of the enrichment programs.

  • Winter Holiday Concert Rehearsal with Mr. Sefa in the Auditorium:
    • 8:50 – 9:40 a.m. classes 2-408, PreK 212 & PreK 213
  • Common Planning:
    • Enrichment Teachers:  8:00 a.m. in room 502
    • Fifth Grade Teachers:  9:30 a.m. in room 501
    • Kindergarten Teachers: 11:55 a.m. in room 501 (to be continued into room 204.)

·         Students meet Swim4Life: Class 2-408 12:00 p.m.

·         2:20 p.m. prompt dismissal for students in PreK-2 grades.

o   Extended Day for students in grades 3-5:

  • PreK, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade and Enrichment Teachers please be prompt to your class – 2:25 p.m.  if there is an unforeseen delay, please contact Ms. Gonzalez, Ms. Hunt or Mr. Adler immediately.
  • All Teachers are to dismiss the third, fourth and fifth grade students in the school yard at 3:15 p.m.

 

Thursday, November 28, 2013:  HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

 

Friday, November 29, 2013: HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

 

 

Looking Ahead:

 

  • Monday, December 2nd:  Staff PD and Faculty Conference 2:20 p.m.-3:40 p.m.
  • Wednesday, December 4th:  Picture Day:  See Ms. T. Rivera for Schedule
  • Friday, December 6th:
    • Wear Stripes Day
    • Bulletin Boards Due: Literacy – Social Studies Unit
  • Tuesday, December 10th: Samantha Slater of CFN 203 in Building
  • Thursday, December 12th:  Pre-K Non-Attendance Day
  • Friday December 13th:
    • Favorite Cap Day
    • Safety Committee Meeting at 1 p.m. in room 207
  • Thursday, December 19th:
    • Bronx Ensemble Student Show:  See Schedule/Prep Changes
    • CEC Meeting at 6 p.m. hosted by MHA 65x – Student Show
  • Friday December 20th: Red And Green
  • December 23rd – January 1st:  School Closed – Winter Holiday
  • Thursday, January 2, 2014:  School Commences
  • Friday, January 10th: Mismatched socks
  • Friday, January 17th:
    • Purple Day
    • Basketball game: P.S. 385 at P.S. 65
  • Friday, January 24th: Number Shirt day
  • Friday, January 31st:
    • Super Hero Shirt  
    • Basketball game: P.S. 65 at PS. 385  
  • Monday, February 3rd:Basketball game: P.S. 65 at P.S. 49
  • Friday, February 7th: Favorite Musical Group
  • Friday, February 14th: Red Day
  • Mid-Winter Recess:  February 17th – 21st
  • Monday, February 24th: School re-opens
  • Friday, February 28th:
    •  Inside-Out Day
    • Basketball game: P.S. 49 at P.S. 65
  • Friday, March 7th:
    • Twin Day
    • Basketball game: P.S.65 at P.S. 5
  • Wednesday, March 12th:  Parent Teacher Conference Afternoon and Evening session
  • Friday, March 14th: Green Day
  • Monday, March 17th: P.S. 65 at P.S. 161
  • Friday, March 21st: Cartoon T-Shirt
  • Friday, March 28th:  
    • Favorite Basketball Team
    • Basketball game: P.S. 5 at P.S. 65
  • Monday, March 31st:  Basketball Game: P.S. 161 at P.S.65
  • Tuesday, April 1st: NYS ELA 3-5 Day 1 Test
  • Wednesday, April 2nd: NYS ELA 3-5 Day 2 Test
  • Thursday, April 3rd:  NYS ELA 3-5 Day 3 Test
  • Friday, April 4th
    • Favorite Baseball Team
    • Basketball Game:  P.S. 1 at P.S. 65
  • Friday, April 11th:  Last date for Teachers to submit Artifacts
  • Spring Recess: April 14th – April 22nd
  • Wednesday, April 23rd:  School re-opens.
  • Wednesday, April 30th: NYS MATH 3-5 Day 1 Test
  • Thursday, May 1st: NYS MATH 3-5 Day 2 Test
  • Friday, May 2nd: NYS MATH 3-5 Day 3 Test
  • Memorial Day:  Monday, May 26th
  • Thursday, June 26th:  Last Day of School for Students and Teachers.

 

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