PTA Communications Committee

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…

Meet Collins and Crandell!

When you enter The Children School, the first face you see probably belongs to either Collins or Crandell, our two female school safety agents. (Pictured: Collins on right and Crandell on left) These women are the first line of defense for our kids. They monitor the school doors, controlling and recording who comes in and…

Our Glam Gala Silent Auction is Live!

Start bidding today on all our great items! One very special featured item is an early photograph of Prince captured backstage at the Bottom Line in Greenwich Village in 1980. It was taken by one of America’s pre-eminent photographers, Deborah Feingold. Bid on gift certificates to favorite local restaurants including Buttermilk Channel, The Long Island Bar, and…

Spring Enrichment Classes Start April 4th

We we have a wonderful line-up of enrichment classes for this spring. Ceramics, gymnastics, Bit Bots, Games & Plays, yoga, knitting, cooking — even rocket science and Jedi Engineering with LEGO classes are on the list. Take a look at this amazing and beautiful video about The Powerful Princesses Class, which stars our students! A few shots from…

Arts & Science Day was a Huge Success

Tremendous thanks to all of our volunteers for making this such a fantastic event! Delicious food was sold by fourth grade parents to raise funds for the fourth grade Philadelphia trip. Kevin McCallum hosted music and dance performances by our school band and local BK performers. Children’s School talent was also on display at the…

Vote this week for the “IntegrateNYC4me” Participatory Budget Proposal

Participatory budget voting week is underway and one of the options benefits our school! Details: IntegrateNYC4me will assist 4 intentionally diverse schools in developing plans to foster inclusion and integration. Student-based teams will present ideas to school communities and partner schools. More info: http://bradlander.nyc/pbnyc-2016-expense-ballot and http://www.integratenyc4me.com/home/ Find out where to vote and when here.