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SLT Meeting Minutes 10.19.16

On October 19, 2016 the School Leadership Team of The Children’s School (“The SLT”) held its regular meeting in the teachers’ lounge at 7:30am. The following members of the SLT were present: ANGELA FERRANTE, PARENT, CHAIR, CHERI ANDERSON, PARENT, ROSEMARIE ASTARITA, PARENT, SHARON BARONE, TEACHER, LUCIA BURNS (ON BEHALF OF NINA CREWS), PTA, DAVID HO, PARENT, MICHAEL O’NEILL, TEACHER, UNYQUE RENCHER, PARA, KIANAH…

Book Character Day

On Friday, students came to school dressed up as their favorite character from a book, and our teachers did, too! It was a celebration of our love of books and the characters in those books, and the kids all had a great time. Here’s our principal, Ms. Rosa (stuffed with straw) and her yellow-brick-road crew as they dropped…

School Leadership Team Meeting, 9-21-16

On September 21, 2016 the School Leadership Team of The Children’s School (“The SLT”) held its regular meeting in Room 102 at 7:30am. The following members of the SLT were present: ANGELA FERRANTE, PARENT, CHAIR, ROSA AMATO, PRINCIPAL, CHERI ANDERSON, PARENT, ROSEMARIE ASTARTIA, PARENT, SHARON BARONE, TEACHER, NINA CREWS, PTA, DAVID HO, PARENT, MICHAEL O’NEILL, TEACHER, UNYQUE RENCHER, PARA, PAULA SZUCHMA, PARENT, TONIANN TEPEDINO,…

PTA Meeting Minutes 10-19-2016

Download the PowerPoint Presentation (PDF) PTA Presidents: Upcoming Events: SECB Character Day — dress up as favorite book character Friday, 10/28 School does not do Halloween costumes — not allowed to wear costumes on Monday. This is an alternative proposed by committee. Nothing scary, please, but you can do some fun dress-up. Roots & Community…

Pizza Friday, Fall 2016

Pizza Friday is great fun, the kids love it, and you’ll get a window into their friends and lunchtime antics! Most importantly participating in the School shows them you care. So: See you there! Pizza Friday is for grades K-5. There is one session in the fall and one in spring during which every week your…

SLT Meeting Minutes – 6-15-2016

Attended: Ro Astarita, Bridget Nash, David Tipson, Rosa Amato, Cathy Sarno, Angela Ferrante, David Rubel, Matt Miller, Anne Baker, Lucia Burns, Steve Questar, ToniAnn Tepedino, Unyque Rencher, Kerry Aguilar, Nicole Krieger, Michael O’Neill Non Attendees : Mary Beth Carroll Crosby SLT Procedures Steve Election UFT Chapter leader will do elections for staff positions on SLT. Angela to make changes & circulate minutes for May. They were provisionally approved. PTA to continue…

PTA Meeting Minutes 9-21-16

Presentations from Kids in the Game and Monkey Do Yoga Kids in the Game spoke about the morning and after-care programs. They’ve done the morning program at other schools and it’s been really successful. They get the kids moving, engaging physically and getting ready for the school day. They work up an appetite and then…

Morning Arrivals and Morning Care Programs

It’s nearly time to get ready to welcome you all back for the 2016-17 school year! Letters have gone out to families with information from teachers and about the new morning procedures. We hope you all received yours. The Children’s School is pleased to offer two options for early-morning care this year: Monkey Do Yoga and…

ASD Mighty Milers!

On June 2nd, there was an award ceremony for the students who participated in the Mighty Milers Program. Alyssa Tyson, speech pathologist at ASD site and program lead, worked with Kate Collins on this successful pilot year with 22 students. The students received certificates of participation and an announcement was made of the 3 classes…