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Week of October 7th – 11th:

posted Oct 5, 2013, 12:38 PM by 65jhunt@mha65.org   [ updated Oct 5, 2013, 4:25 PM by 65awebster@mha65.org ]

Week of  October 7th – 11th:   

 

Dear Members of the MHA PS 65x Community:

 

 

New this week is the Morning procedures. 

 

Reminder:

·         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

·         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 October 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.

 

Continuing this week will be the Basketball tryouts for all third, fourth and fifth grade students.  Please see Mr. Adler for more details and permission slips.  Please assist Mr. Adler in reminding the students to return the permission slips. Thank you.

 

Wednesday, October 9th, Ms. DeMichele and I will be hosting the first Literacy Family Night: Spaghetti and a Movie.  Please remind your parents and your students to tell their parents to attend this event at 5:00 p.m. in the cafeteria.

 

Monday, October 7, 2013

 

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

·         Common Planning:

o   Pre-K:  will commence at 9:00 a.m. in room 212.

o   Fourth Grade:  will commence at 9:00 a.m. in room 508.

·         Staff PD and Faculty Conference will be conducted in the Powers’ Side gymnasium at 2:25 p.m. prompt.  Please bring the “Teddy’s letter” with you.

·         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.

 

Tuesday, October 8, 2013: 

 

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

·         Third, Fourth and Fifth Grade Students will be conducting their Math base-line assessments during their math periods.

·         Common Planning Sessions:

o   Enrichment Teachers:  8:00 a.m. in room 502.

o   First Grade Teachers:  12:20 p.m. in room 312.

o   Third Grade Teachers: 8:55 a.m. in room 410.

o   Special Ed Articulation:  9:45 a.m. in room 508. – Presenter:  Ms. Suckow on OT strategies

·         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. together.
  • Basketball Tryouts for with Mr. Adler at 3:20 p.m. in Powers’ side gymnasium

 

Wednesday, October 9, 2013:

 

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

  • TCommon Planning:
    • Kindergarten Teachers: 12:20 p.m. in room 211.
    • Fifth Grade Teachers:  9:50 a.m. in room 507.

·         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.
  • Basketball Tryouts with Mr. Adler at 3:20 p.m. in Powers’ side gymnasium
  • Literacy Family Night:  Spaghetti & a Movie.  5pm in school cafeteria

 

 

Thursday, October 10, 2013:

 

·         Please See Ms. Cintron for Schedule change:

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

·         Grade Facilitators Common Planning:  12:10 p.m. in room Library.  Please bring all pertinent student data.  See MOSL committee member or Ms. Gonzalez for more details.

·         2:20 p.m. prompt dismissal for all students.

 

Friday, October 11, 2013:

 

  • Wear Crazy Hat day

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

·         Common Planning:

o   Second Grade Teachers:  9:00 a.m. room 413.

o   PPT/SBST Members:  8:50 a.m. in the Library

·         2:20 p.m. prompt dismissal for all students.

·         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.

 

Looking Ahead:

 

  • Monday, October 14th:  School Closed in Observance of Columbus Day
  • Wednesday, October 16th:  Ms. Gonzalez’ Parent Math Workshop
  • Friday, October 18th: Wear Blue and Yellow
  • Wednesday, October 23rd:  SLT Meeting at 3:30 pm
  • Thursday, October 24th:  Pre-K Non-Attendance Day
  • Friday, October 25th:
    • Safety Meeting at 2:00 p.m.
    • Black and Orange
  • Thursday, October 31st:  Halloween Festivities in Auditorium.  See Schedule/Prep Changes.
  • Friday, November 1st:  Favorite Sports T Shirt
  • Monday, November 4th:  Staff PD & Faculty Conference 2:20-3:40 p.m.
  • Tuesday, November 5th: Election Day – no school for students, PD for all Staff Members
  • Friday, November 8th: Pink Day
  • Monday, November 11th:  Veteran’s Day – School  Closed
  • Thursday, November 14th:  Parent  Teacher Conferences: Afternoon and Evening Sessions
  • Friday, November 15th: Blue Day
  • November 18th:   Open School Week for Parents
  • November 28th & 29th:  School Closed in Observance of Thanksgiving
  • Monday, December 2nd:  Staff PD and Faculty Conference 2:20 p.m.-3:40 p.m.
  • Friday, December 6th: Stripes Day
  • Thursday, December 12th:  Pre-K Non-Attendance Day
  • Friday December 13th: Favorite Cap Day
  • 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
  • Friday, January 24th: Number Shirt day
  • Friday, January 31st: Super Hero Shirt

 

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