Sunday, October 30, 2011

Weekly Update from the P.S./I.S. 217 (Roosevelt Island School) PTA


Dear PS/IS 217 Parents and Teachers!

Thank you for everyone who helped our kids to have a really good time and celebrate Halloween! We are grateful to the people who volunteered for the Halloween Parties, donated various food and craft items, helped to decorate the room and many others.
Thank you for all the parents and kids who came to the parties for supporting PTA and our school!
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NOVEMBER, 1st - DEADLINE FOR OCTOBER BOXTOPS COLLECTION

Please Note that the deadline for October BOXTOPS submission has been moved to November, 1st
Students can turn BOX TOPS in to their teachers by:
1) putting their Box Tops into a Zip-Loc bag (be sure it is sealed so they all stay together!) - PRINT the students name in Permanent Marker on the outside of the bag
OR
2) gluing or taping their Box Tops to a Collection Sheet that you can get print fromhttp://www.boxtops4education.com/Image.aspx?Id=6292&WT.ac=FMA_PCollSheets

PS 217 is now accepting Tyson Project A+ box tops! Please check Tyson brand products in your frozen food section for these labels. Clip the label from your products and submit them with your Box Tops for Education.Remember! Please carefully cut out the Box Top coupon from the product! Be sure to cut along the dotted line, and keep ALL words on the Box Top. They will not count any Box Tops that don't contain all information on the coupon.
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PTA MEETING AND PRINCIPAL CHAT Thursday, November 3rd

EMERGENCY PTA MEETING at 8:40 am
  • Bylaws Vote
  • PTA Officers Vote
  • SLT Members Vote
Principal Chat at 9:00 am
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LEARNING LEADERS TRAINING

GIVE A LITTLE. MAKE A DIFFERENCE. BECOME A LEANING LEADER
If you are interested in becoming a volunteer at PS/IS 217M with the Learning Leaders Program, the training program will be conducted by Bell Wells, Program Coordinator for Learning Leaders, and will be held at the Learning Leaders Headquarters, which is located 80 Maiden Lane, 9th floor, New York, NY 10038
Here are the training dates:
1:00 – 3:30 pm
  • Monday, November 14
  • Wednesday, November 16
  • Monday, November 21
  • Tuesday, November 22
OR
10 am – 12:30 pm
  • Tuesday, December 13
  • Thursday, December 15
  • Tuesday, December 20
  • Wednesday, December 21
To learn more about Learning Leaders, check their website http://www.learningleaders.org/
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UFT-PARENT COMMUNITY MEETING & WORKSHOP

for Parents, Gradparents, Educational Activists
Wednesday, November 9
9:00 am and 6:30 pm
52 Broadway 10 th floor
(subway 2/3, 4/5 to Wall st.; 1 or R to Rector st.)
To Discuss:
  • School Leadership Teams – follow up from September workshop
  • Increasing Parent Involvement – share ideas, discuss what works
  • Fair Student Funding
  • Report of Millionaire’s Tax Campaign and Occupy Wall Street Activities
To RSVP and for more information, contact Francine Streich, UFT parent community liaison, at 212-701-9464 or fstreich@uft.org
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ANTI-BULLYING HOTLINE

A new anti-bullying campaign launched on Oct. 19 will offer students counseling by mental health professionals for incidents both inside and outside the classroom. The service will begin by offering a telephone hotline in the afternoon and evening, and next January adding assistance through text messaging and online chat.
To read more, go to http://www.uft.org/press-releases/new-anti-bullying-initiative-offer-telephone-hotline-after-school-hours

Beginning in January, counselors will also be accessible via text messaging and online chat.
The hotline is part of an anti-bullying campaign called “BRAVE,” which stands for “Building respect, acceptance and voice through education.”
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HAVE A GREAT WEEK!

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©2011 PS/IS 217 PTA | Roosevelt Island School

2 comments:

  1. I love my school psis 217!

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  2. I love my school ps.is/217 because my teacher, Mrs.Ciravalo, who peserveres through hard times! She always comes to teach, even when sick! She is the best teacher ANY kid could have other than their original teachers! Their family!

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