Wednesday, April 28, 2010

The Roosevelt Island School (P.S./I.S. 217) 2010/11 PTA Executive Board Nominations

Dear Parents,

The time has come to elect officers to the PTA Executive Board for the 2010/11 school year. We are accepting nominations through Tuesday, May 18th. To clarify every parent/guardian with a child at PS/IS 217 is a member of the PTA. The Executive Board is the governing body of the PTA. We have made tremendous strides this school year and we are looking for individuals who will want to help with the continuation of that process for next year. Nominations are open for the following seats on the Executive Board:

PRESIDENT
VICE PRESIDENTS
· 1st Vice President
· 2nd Vice President
· 3rd Vice President

SECRETARIAL OFFICERS:
· Corresponding Secretary
· Recording Secretary

OFFICE OF THE TREASURER

FUNDRAISING OFFICERS: Up to three officers

PARENT OUTRACH LIAISONS: Up to 4 Parent Outreach Liaisons

GRANTS OFFICER

WEBSITE MAINTENANCE OFFICER

Descriptions of each position are posted on our website at www.ps217pta.org . If you are interested in nominating yourself or someone else to any one of these positions, please e-mail psis217info@gmail.com.


Sincerely,

Nikki Leopold
PS/IS 217 PTA President

Monday, April 26, 2010

This Week's Highlights at the Roosevelt Island School Gifted and Talented


Tuesday, April 27th @8:40 am - Conversational English for Parents - in the school library, open to the community
- Wednesday, April 28th @9:00 am - School Tour for Prospective Parents
- Thursday, April 29th @9:00 am - School Tour for Prospective Parents
- Friday, April 30th @12:30 pm - Mystery Reader - Samantha's mom will come to the class
- Friday, April 30th @1:30 pm - Conversational English for Parents - in the P.S./I.S. 217 library, open to the community
- Friday, April 30th - Last Day to submit Box Tops for April Collection Competition!
- This week's sight words are:  READ, NIGHT, EVERYONE, CATCH, SOMETIMES.  Please practice these words daily with your child in addition to their assigned homework, children will have a sight word test on Friday.
Weekly menu:
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
26


Traditional Meatballs & 

Whole Grain Spaghetti 

Hot Ham & Swiss OR Turkey & 

Cheese Wrap


**NY State Bean Trio
27


TRAYLESS TUESDAYS

Crispy Chicken Tenders
Straight Cut Potatoes
OR
Baked Potato
28







Seasoned Roasted Chicken 




Yum-o! Cheesy Mac & Trees 


Fresh Steamed Broccoli Crowns

29
Breaded Chicken Patty with Lettuce on a Small WW Bun Crunchy Fish Nuggets served with Tartar Sauce

SchoolFood Hot Confetti Corn
30






PIZZA FRIDAYS 





New York Pizza Slice


SchoolFood Green Salad

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Publishing Party at the Roosevelt Island School (P.S./I.S. 217) G&T Class

It was great to see all the parents (along with some grand parents) from the Roosevelt Island School (P.S. 217) G&T K003 class at the Publishing Party on Thursday, April 22nd!  Children put so much work in researching topics for their non-fiction publications about  endangered animals.  Pandas, sea turtles, rhinos, elephants, gorillas, leopards, and wolves were among the animals whose appearance, diet, habitat, and threats were described by the young researchers.  Assistant Principal Ms. Bartolino joined the class for this publishing celebration.  The books and comment papers will be on display next to the classroom for the next few weeks.

More photos from this event at the photoblog.

Monday, April 19, 2010

This Week's Highlights at the Roosevelt Island School Gifted and Talented




Tuesday, April 20th @8:45 am - Conversational English for Parents - in the library, open to the community
Wednesday, April 21st - Field Trip to the "Swedish Cottage Marionette" Theater see "Three"
- Wednesday, April 21st @1:30 pm - April Birthday Lunch with the Principal Celebration - in the school cafeteria
- Thursday, April 22nd @8:30 am - Publishing Party in the classroom
- Friday, April 23rd @7:30 am - School Leadership Team meeting - in the conference room
Friday, April 23rd @8:40 am - 2010 Art Show and Silent Auction Committee Meeting - in the Roosevelt Island school library
- Friday, April 23rd @1:30 pm - Conversational English for Parents - in the P.S./I.S. 217 library, open to the community
- Friday, April 23rd - LAST DAY TO SUBMIT LEARNING ENVIRONMENT SURVEY!
- This week's sight words are: GAVE, PLAYED, MAKING, STOP, GOING.  Please practice these words daily with your child in addition to their assigned homework.  Children will have a sight word test on Friday.
Weekly menu:
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
19




Crispy Chicken Tenders served with
Dipping Sauce
Veggie Patty with Specialty Sauce on
a Small WW Bun
**Pride of NY Sweet Pea
& Carrot Blend
20




TRAYLESS TUESDAYS
Hamburger / Cheeseburger
on a Small WW Bun
Potato Salad
21






FIELD TRIP
Weather permitting, children will have a picnic in Central Park.  Please let the teachers know if you can't provide a bag lunch for you child so they can have the school provide a bag lunch
22



EARTH DAY IS HERE!
Roasted Chicken served
with Dipping Sauce
Crunchy Multi-Grain Chips
SchoolFood Plus Zucchini, Corn,
Tomato & Basil Salad
served in a boat
23



PIZZA FRIDAYS
French Bread Pizza
SchoolFood Plus
Very Vegetable Salad

Saturday, April 17, 2010

P.S./I.S. 217 (Roosevelt Island School) 2010 Art Show and Silent Auction

On behalf of the Parent Teacher Association of P.S./I.S. 217 (Roosevelt Island School) we would like to thank everyone for their participation in our 2010 Art Show and Silent Auction!  We deeply appreciate each individual effort of  the many families, teachers, and businesses who donated their merchandise, services, purchased an item, or volunteered their time to make this event a success!





With thanks,
P.S./I.S. 217 2010 Art Show & Silent Auction Committee

Friday, April 16, 2010

Publishing Party for the Roosevelt Island School (P.S./I.S 217) K003 Class

The students in K003 have been working very hard these past few weeks researching and writing nonfiction books.  Now it is time to celebrate their accomplishments.  Join us on Thursday, April 22nd (Earth Day) as we publish our endangered animal books.  The celebration will take place in the classroom at 8:30 am.

If you are unable to attend, the books will be on display after Thursday in the hallway.

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Upcoming Field Trip for P.S./I.S. 217 Kindergärtners

Who: K001, K002, K003
When: Wednesday, April 21, 2010
Where: Swedish Cottage Marionette Theater, Central Park
Why: To see Three, an adventurous mash-up of the classic fairy tales "The Three Little Pigs," "Three Billy Goats Gruff," and "The Three Bears".

Weather permitting, children will be having a picnic lunch after the show in Central Park.  If you cannot provide a bag lunch for your child, let the teachers know so they can have the school provide a bag lunch.

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

P.S./I.S. 217 (Roosevelt Island School) Talent Show Postponed

To: Families & Students of P.S./I.S. 217
Re: Important Information for PTA Event


TALENT SHOW:
Looking at the school calendar - we have changed the date of the Talent Show to be part of the school's Spirit Week in the month of JUNE!


Thank you to those who are excited to participate.  For those students who want to share a Talent - there is time to think of a talent and get ready to share in our "You've Got Talent Show"!


More information with particulars will be sent home within the month.

Monday, April 12, 2010

Field Trip to the American Museum of Natural History

Who: K-001, K-002, K-003
When: Monday, May 3rd 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Where: Museum of Natural History
Why: To see the "Lizard and Snake" exhibit



The children will be eating lunch at the museum.  If you cannot provide a bag lunch for your child, let the teachers know so they can have the school provide a bag lunch.

Please sign and return the permission form sent via backpacks by Monday, April 19th.

Teachers' Boxes for P.S./I.S. 217 2010 Silent Auction

The Roosevelt Island School teachers and staff members got creative when making photo ads for the upcoming 2010 Silent Auction. Our generous and wonderful P.S./I.S. 217 teachers donated activities that parents can bid on to raise money for our school. Starting Wednesday, April 14, bid sheets will be available in the school lobby.  And the official P.S. 217 2010 Art Show and Silent Auction is this Saturday, April 17th from 11:30 am to 2 pm (bidding from 12 to 1:30 pm).  To bid, fill in all of the information required on the form!  Pizza parties, picnics, lunches at the local restaurants, computer tutoring, step aerobics classes, and much more!  Please come and bid on these fun activities!

More teacher's photos here.

This Week's Highlights at the Roosevelt Island School Gifted and Talented

- Tuesday, April 13th @8:45 am - Conversational English for Parents - in the library, open to the community
- Wednesday, April 14th @8:45 am - School Tour for prospective parents
- Thursday, April 15th @8:45 am - Breakfast with the Principal & PTA General Meeting - in the library
- Friday, April 16th @12:30 pm - Mystery Reader - Sophia's dad will come to the class
- Friday, April 16th @1:30 pm - Conversational English for parents - in the library, open to the community
- Saturday, April 17th @11:30 am-2 pm - 2010 Art Show and Silent Auction - P.S. 217 1st floor, open to the community
- This week's sight words are OTHER, EVERY, ONLY, ASKED, SHOULD.  Please practice these words daily with your child in addition to their assigned homework, children will have a sight word test on Friday.
Weekly menu:

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
12







Zesty Italian Meat Topping
Whole Grain Pasta Choice
Crunchy Fish Sticks
served with Tartar Sauce
French Cut Green Beans
13







TRAYLESS TUESDAYS
Roasted Chicken
Rice Choice
Sweet Plantains

14







ASIAN EXPRESS
Sweet & Sour Roast Pork
Crispy Chicken Nuggets
served with Duck Sauce
Choice of: Hot Lo Mein Noodles OR
Vegetable Fried Rice
Stir Fry Vegetables
15







D12’s Florentine Chicken
Rice Choice
Hamburger on a WW Bun
Wedge Cut Potatoes
16

PIZZA FRIDAYS






New York Pizza Slice
SchoolFood Green Salad

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