FAMILY NIGHT: September 26th, 2017

To Our 102 Families,

 

Welcome back!

102 is a special place, there’s no doubt about it. We’re special not because of our test scores, our beautiful facilities, or the incredible talent we have amassed in our staff. These are all byproducts of the one key ingre

dient we are most proud of:

We appreciate and we care about one another.

It’s this gratitude and trust we share with one another that enables our children to succeed, and we all thank you for allowing us to be a part of your children’s lives.

Tuesday, September 26th is Meet the Staff Night, and you will be able to meet with your child’s teachers and other support staff. Your teacher will also share with you our schoolwide work around personalize

 

d learning to support every student meeting the most important grade-level benchmarks.

Online programs, workbooks, before school learning, after-school enrichment, small-group instruction during the school day, ongoing guidance, whatever it is that a student may need we’ll do.

We look forward to sharing more information with you around this initiative and see you Tuesday!

Please attend EITHER of the following:

 

SESSION I 4:30PM- 5:45PM

Grades K-2 report to child’s classroom

Grade 3 in Room 232

Grade 4 in Room 329

Grade 5 in Room 321

Grade 6 Team in Room 305

Grade 7 Team in Room 309

Grade 8 Team in Room 405;

Then

GRADE 8 High School Night

presentation in AUDITORIUM

SESSION II: 6:00PM-7:15PM

Grades K-2 report to child’s classroom

Grade 3 in Room 232

Grade 4 in Room 329

Grade 5 in Room 321

Grade 6 Team in Room 305

Grade 7 Team in Room 309

Grade 8 Team in Room 405

Then

GRADE 8 High School Night

presentation in AUDITORIUM

2017-2018 Supply Lists

 

 

Supply lists for grades 3-5 are listed below (K-2 and 6-8 supply lists were sent home in June). As a Title I school, it is important for us to minimize as much expenses as possible for our families, and back-to-school shopping is an area we are looking into at the moment.

As a first step, we have significantly reduced the supply lists for grades 3-5 in 2017-2018. Items such as wet cleaning wipes, color pencils, post-its, and etc. have been removed. However, we welcome any families who’d wish to donate these items to their classes.

 

3rd Grade Supply List

4th Grade Supply List

5th Grade Supply List 

Supply lists for other grades:

Kindergarten Supply List

1st Grade Supply List

2nd Grade Supply List

 

6th Grade Supply List

7th Grade Supply List

8th Grade Supply List

 

See you next month!

 

 

2017-2018 Kindergarten Registration

KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION FOR SCHOOL YEAR 2017-2018

Early Registration begins on Monday, August 28, 2017 through Friday, September 1, 2017

Hours of registration are from 10:00AM – 12:00PM.

Documents Needed for Registration

Proof of Birth:    Birth Certificate or Passport

Proof of Address: TWO of the following:

  1.    Utility Bill (gas or electric)
  2. Documentation or letter on letterhead from a federal, state or local government agency, including the IRS, City Housing Authority, Human Resources Administration or Administration for Children’s Service
  3. Original Lease Agreement, Deed or Mortgage Statement
  4. Current Property Tax Bill
  5. Water Bill
  6. Official Payroll documentation from an employer issued within the past 60 days (with present address)

Proof of Immunizations: Yellow card filled out by pediatrician

Physical examination forms must be returned within two weeks
Child must be present with parent

March 16th, 2017 is Parent Teacher Conference

Before emails, cell phones, text messages, websites, WeChat, and tweets, Parent-Teacher Conferences really was one of the few ways parents can talk with teachers about their child’s performance in school. Things have changed. Our teachers regularly communicate with families on the progress being made by our students, and Parent Teacher Conference shouldn’t be just another way for teachers to tell you something you probably already know.

Here’s what you should do: Speak with your child’s teacher not just about how they are doing, but what you should be doing next. Whether it’s reading more newspaper articles, practicing on Khan Academy, making up missed projects, or students getting their cell phone privileges taken away, families should go home on March 16th knowing exactly what they should do the next day to help their child succeed.

To help you with this aim, our literacy coach Ms. Jenal, ENL Coordinator Ms. Bagni, and our STEM coach Ms. Beltran will be hosting several short workshops on reading with your child as well as using technology to prepare for the state test. After meeting with teachers, you will be able to attend these short workshops and ask questions about how to support your child like an expert.

Additonally, Parent Coordinator Ms. Pimentel is organizing a schedule for parents needing translation on Parent Teacher Conferences so that our translators do not get overwhelmed during “rush hour”. If you are willing to translate, please reach out to Ms. Pimentel at 718-446-3308 ext 1331.

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