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PTA Meeting Minutes 10-14-15

PTA of PS 372 General Meeting Notes Wednesday, October 14, 2015 A. PTA President, Nicole Krieger Nicole welcomed everyone in attendance; primary focus of meeting is communication. First lice check went well Pizza Friday started, any questions please email pizzafriday@ps372pta.org or visit http://inclusions.org/pizzafriday/ Denise Maher came up and introduced new initiative Ban the Bottle-stop using single…

PTA Meeting Minutes 9-16-15

Welcome from the PTA President Nicole welcomed everyone in attendance and introduced Executive Board members. Handout of Executive Board members and positions read through. Reviewed the goal for the PTA for the 2015-16 school year. Emphasis on the role that community participation has on meeting our mission. Welcome from the Principal, Artie Mattia Mr. Artie…

Diversity Committee of the SLT Meeting on 10/7 at 7PM

Dear families, The Diversity Committee of the School Leadership Team is working towards a student body at The Children’s School that reflects the racial, ethnic, and economic diversity of District 15. The committee is open to all members of our school community. The co-chairs of the committee are Lisa Lewis (5th grade parent) and Steve…

From the SLT: Advice on Managing Test Anxiety

Some parents have expressed concerns that their children (and themselves) are experiencing some anxiety about the upcoming tests in Math and English for 3rd-5th graders. First, it is important to clarify that too much emphasis is being placed on the importance of these tests. Anxiety can take many forms. According to the NYU Child Studies…

The Parent Expansion Committee of PS 372 met with the NYC DOE on March 13, 2013

The Parent Expansion Committee of PS 372 (The Children’s School) met with the Department of Education (DOE) on March 13, 2013. The complexities and underlying issues attendant to the principal’s decision to withdraw The Children’s School’s application for a grade expansion for the 2013-2014 school year were outlined and clarified. Generally, there are numerous additional…