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Next Generation Caterpillars

The larva of the painted lady butterflies that were hatched in the Early Science Classroom have grown into caterpillars.  Watch them on the cam’s livestream this week!  For access, send a request to garden@ps372pta.org or search your inbox for an invitation from DropCam.

Letter From Principal Mattia

Dear Families of The Children’s School, A new version of the Department of Education report card will be coming home on Wednesday, November 13, 2013. The indicators for elementary school have been updated to reflect the expectations of the Common Core and the benchmarks for College and Career Readiness. Your child’s grades will reflect if…

Letter from Principal Mattia

Dear Children’s School Families: WELCOME BACK to another exciting school year!  There are so many wonderful things taking place in our community and along with Ms. Cathy and Ms. Rosa we look forward to our continued collaboration that supports a rich learning environment where children feel welcome and safe. Let’s get you updated on what…

Update from Mr. Artie

Dear Children’s School Families, I hope this message finds you well and in good spirits. Now that we are two months into the school year, I believe it is important to communicate what has taken place thus far and how the future is shaping up. Know that the education and safety of the children remain…

Mr. Artie’s Summer Letter

Dear Children’s School Families: Now that the school year has come to a close, I would like to once again thank you for all your support throughout the year. Overall, I believe it was very successful and I would like to take this opportunity and update you on a few items before you break for…

A letter from Mr. Artie

Dear Children’s School Families, I hope this letter finds you well. Now that the holidays have come and gone, I wanted to update you on a few items that we’ve been tracking since the school year began. • The Budget – At the end of November, I was informed from District 75 they would be…

Mr. Artie’s Summer Update

Dear Children’s School Community, I hope this article finds you well and that you are all enjoying the summer sun and fun. Back in May, we spoke about the Mayor and his plan to layoff teachers and the budget cuts schools should be expecting. Happily, the layoffs were avoided but budget cuts left schools with…

Update, May 2011

Dear Children’s School Community, It seemed like yesterday we were just coming to school for the first day meeting our new teachers and making new friends. With June just over the horizon, I would like to take this opportunity and thank everyone for all their support and efforts in making this, our nineteenth year at…

Morning Drop-Off

You asked: “What can parents do to make morning drop off run smoother?” Mr. Artie says: “There are a few simple things you can do to help the kids settle in quickly and get a good start to their day. 1)   Please get your children to the classrooms on time so class can start…