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Week of October 3 - 7, 2011

posted Oct 2, 2011, 5:21 PM by Unknown user   [ updated Oct 2, 2011, 6:14 PM ]

We are proud to announce that our partnership with the Bronx Ensemble will commence next week, October 13th, 2011 for our third and fourth grade students from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.  We will have a Drama club and Band. Teachers that are interested in participating in the Drama Club’s casting call please email Ms. Hunt and Ms. Gonzalez by Tuesday, October 4th, 2011 12:00 p.m.


In preparation for our first School Assembly,  October’s Assembly, October 14, 2011, please email Ms. Gonzalez and Ms. Hunt the names of students that may be honored for exhibiting exemplary citizen behavior for the Month of September 2011. Due date for student(s) names is Wednesday, October 5th, 2011.


Third grade students will continue the Breakfast in the Classroom program. 


Monday, October 3rd, 2011

·         Ms. Ross is at Guidance Counselor’s Meeting at CFN 203

·         Staff Faculty Meeting in Auditorium immediately following the Staff PD commencing at 2:20 p.m. prompt.

·         Lap Top registration on MHA65.org due October 3rd, 2011 by 5:00 p.m.  Any lap tops not registered will be given to other teachers for use.

·         Please register your class for SCANTRON Testing on MHA65.org.  All testing must be completed by October 27th, 2011.

·         Student on-line assessments, Running Records (DRA’s, etc.) due October 27th, 2011.

Tuesday, October 4th, 2011

·         Pre-K students are not in attendance.

·         All 5th grade classes to pick up bulbs from the Manager’s Tent 161st Street and Grand Concourse at 10 AM.

Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

·         Learning Leaders Parent Summit of Chronic Absence hosted by Ms. Gonzalez

·         Data PD for 3rd and 4th grade teachers during your common prep period. Please bring your laptop.

o   3rd grade; October 5th at 9:30 a.m. in room 412. 

o   4th grade; October 5th at 11:45 a.m. in room 509.

Thursday, October 6th, 2011

·         Ms. Hunt at Assistant Principal’s Meeting at CFN 203

·         3rd Grade DRAMA Club Casting Call in the auditorium 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm.  Teachers, please obtain permission slips from students by Wednesday, October 5th, 2011.

Friday, October 7th, 2011

·         Ms. Lewis and Ms. Presto at Anti-Bullying/Respect for All Meeting at 1 Fordham Plaza.

·         PPT meeting weekly at 8:45 a.m. in room 405.

·         Ms. Tracy Kirshner, Ms. Dal Piaz, Ms. Ross and Ms. Santiago at STOPP meeting 1:00 – 2:00 pm in room 554.

·         4th  Grade DRAMA Club Casting Call in the auditorium 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm.  Teachers, please obtain permission slips from students by Thursday, October 6th, 2011.


Looking Ahead for the Month of October 2011:

1.      No School on Monday, October 10th, 2011 in observance of Christopher Columbus.

2.      Data PD for 5th Grade Teachers on Tuesday, October 11th at 9:30 a.m. in room 554.

3.      ASPIRA afterschool commences Tuesday, October 11th, 2011 at

a.        2:30 pm for Pre-K to 2nd graders and

b.      3:30 pm for 3rd – 5th graders

4.      Drama Club commences Thursday October 13th, 2011 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm in auditorium for selected 3rd and 4th graders.

5.      Breakfast for students, and a guardian, with 100% attendance for the month of September 2011 at 7:30  a.m. on Friday, October 14th, 2011.

6.      October 2011 Assembly: Friday, October 14th, 2011 at 8:00 – 8:45 a.m. in auditorium.

7.      Second graders to commence the Swimming Program at St. Mary’s Pool.

8.      ARIS Parent Workshop Tuesday, October 26th, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. in room 502

9.      Crazy Hat Day Parade for students and staff, Thursday, October 27th, 2011 1:45 pm – 2:20 pm

10.  Ms. Santiago at Special Education Liaison Meeting at CFN 203 on Monday, October 31st, 2011


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Oct 2, 2011, 5:29 PM