Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Weekly Update From P.S./I.S. 217 (The Roosevelt Island School) PTA

Hawks Happenings
For Tues., November 16th - Fri., November 19th: 
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THANK YOU! 
A big thank you to all of the families that participated in the PTA International Dinner!  From families cooking and donating for the event, volunteers helping with the set-up; decorating; and clean-up - the evening was absolutely wonderful! 

Thank you to those families that came to the event to support the school and the new Art Program (which all proceeds go towards).  The entire event was a success thanks to the amazing families at our school!   

THIS WEEK 
Wed., Nov. 17th ~ Dare to Care Assembly!  
Featuring performances by classes 201, 202 and 402 
Time: 8:45am - 9:30am
Place: Auditorium (2nd floor) 

All students in Grades Pre-K through 5th Grade will be attending this assembly. 
*All parents are invited to attend*  

Come help celebrate the amazing hallway behavior of students of 217!  Also learn about new hallway behaviors to be implemented and find out about how students will earn more Beckman Bucks!  Dare to Care Assemblies are to help educate and excite the students and 217 community about PBIS (Positive Behavior Intervention System) at the school.   


Thurs., Nov. 18th ~ General PTA Meeting! 

         All parents/guardians and teachers at PS/IS 217 
are invited to attend our General PTA Meeting! 

Time: 6pm
Place: School Library (2nd floor) 

Please come to hear updates on School & PTA events.  Any comments or concerns you have - please send an email to PTA President, Nikki Leopold at nikkipta@gmail.com, or drop a note (signed or anonymous) in the PTA Comments Box located in the Main Lobby.  All comments, questions or concerns are welcome and will let us know main topics you would like discussed at this and other meetings.  


Thurs., Nov. 18th & Fri., Nov. 19th ~ 
Dare to Care Room Volunteers NEEDED! 

All the students at 217 have shopped at the Dare To Care store with their Beckman Bucks, and this week they get to come for their 2nd time!   

We are looking for volunteers to help at the store on Thursday and Friday when all classes come again.  Please email Summer Lord summerday.lord@gmail.com if you have time either or both days to help the children as they come to shop for their treasures!  

Parents/Guardians are welcome to come for ANY of the classes.  If you are interested in helping with your own class as well - here is the schedule for both days: 

THURSDAY:
9:15 - 9:35 - Feldman (201) 
9:50 - 10:10 - Specker (401) 
10:25 - 10:45 - Gambino (501) 
11:00 - 11:20 - Saunders (345) 
11:35 - 11:55 - Zucknovich (103
12:10 - 12:30 - Mermel (K002)  
12:45 - 1:00 - Kenny (301) 
1:15 - 1:35 - Consiglio (K003)

FRIDAY: 
8:40 - 9am - Afodorcei (K12) 
9:15 - 9:35 - Kaplan (K001) 
9:50 - 10:10 - Lindman (302) 
10:25 - 10:45 - Rubenstein (402) 
11:00 - 11:20 - Lewis (502) 
11:35 - 11:55 - Bloom (101) 
12:10 - 12:30 - Vilabrera (102) 
12:45 - 1:00 - Sheridan (202) 


UPCOMING CALENDAR EVENTS
Thursday and Friday, Nov., 25th & 26th - Thanksgiving Recess, NO SCHOOL 
Monday, Nov. 29th - Student of the Month Assemblies 
Tuesday, Nov. 30th - BOX TOPS for Education labels DUE!  New Collection Sheets are out - we encourage all students to clip and bring in what they can!  
Friday, Dec. 3rd - Parents Chit-Chat "Social" Hour, 8:30am   
Come get to know other parents and talk together in a casual environment about PTA and School updates.  Morning beverages provided, please bring breakfast item to share.   
Thursday, Dec. 9th - Winter Concert! Performances from Kindergarten - 2nd Grade Music Classes and 3rd - 8th Grade Band Students.  
......more to come! 

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