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Annual Fund

MS54
ANNUAL FUND
2014-2015



AUCTION 2015

MS54
AUCTION
2015

It's never too early
to get started!

We are looking for items
for our MAY 2, 2015
Spring Fling Auction



Local Weather

Today, 2/27/2015
High: 24 Low: 13
Partly sunny
14% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 2/28/2015
High: 25 Low: 19
Mostly sunny
0% chance of precipitation.

MTA Status



PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCES
Parent-teacher conferences will be held March 12 from 12:30 to 2:30pm and 5:30 to 8:00pm.

Sign-up information will be posted closer to that time.


HIGH SCHOOL ARTICULATION MEETING
There will be a meeting for parents of 7th graders on March 25 from 6:30 to 8pm in the auditorium to discuss high school articulation.


SPRING & ONLINE AUCTIONS
The Spring Auction will be held on Saturday, May 2nd from 6-10 at Landmark on the Park. We are still looking for donations and volunteers. We are also running 2 online auctions – a Winter Online Auction beginning March 4th and a larger Spring Online Auction. Please email any questions to auction@ms54pta.org.

THE ANNUAL FUND

It’s not too late. You can still support the Annual Fund. Just click here.


PROJECT CICERO: USED BOOK DRIVE

Need to make room on your child's book shelf?

Monday, Mar. 2, through Thursday morning, Mar. 5, look for the designated Project Cicero Collection Box in the Lobby.  New and gently used hardcover/paperback books are being collected for children and young adults in under resourced NYC public schools.  Volunteers are needed for the MS 54 collection .

If you'd like to help with the drive please click here to email Lauri Scharankov.

COMMUNITY EDUCATION COUNCIL ELECTIONS

District 3 will be holding elections for the Community Education Council soon! Let’s show them that MS 54 will continue to support our community through their participation!  We have two parent members currently sitting on the CEC, Barbara Denham and Zoe Foundotos! Thank you both for your service. Interested parents, please visit: http://nycparentleaders.org/. If you have any questions, please contact Anne McIntosh Pejovich at: amcintosh6@schools.nyc.gov.

DON'T MISS MS54'S EXCLUSIVE 3-DAY ONLY PRODUCTION OF "KISS ME KATE"!


Dress Rehearsal, 4:00 p.m. on March 18 (donation at the door)

Performances, 6:30 p.m. on March 19 and March 20

FUNDRAISE WITH FAIRWAY!

With the Fairway Community Partners program, for every dollar you spend at Fairway, 3% will be donated back to MS54 to support the school!

This is an amazingly easy way for MS54 to earn money for our school!  All you have to do is remember to use the card distributed to your student when you shop at Fairway!


If you did not receive a Fairway Community Partners card, or if you need a replacement, contact Anne Pejovich, Parent Coordinator.


HIGH SCHOOL ADMISSIONS INFORMATION

The High School Admissions page was updated October 10 with information on applying to audition schools; please visit our high school page to learn more.

For general information on applying to High School, please click here or visit our high school page where you will find more information on the high school admissions process and online copies of the 2014-2015 directories.

The high school calendar also lists important dates.


LOST AND FOUND

Booker T.'s lost and found is in the copy room on the first floor, and parents are welcome to check the bin or on the shelves at any time. Anything not claimed will be gotten rid of on the last Friday of every month. Please remember to have I.D. with you when you come to school!

BE MEDIA SAVVY

We have a page on our website dedicated to media literacy, with information and videos that Michelle Ciulla Lipkin, Executive Director of the National Association for Media Literacy Education, has provided. This page is intended to be a resource for both parents and kids!

You can find it under Be Media Savvy: Information for Students and Parents under the Education links folder or go directly to the page at tinyurl.com/ms54socialmedia

BOX TOPS FOR EDUCATION

Please continue to collect box tops for education, which can be found on General Mills products. A new box tops collection container is available in the school lobby. It is very helpful to the box tops team if you could please trim the box tops you submit and be sure that they have not expired.

FREE LUNCH FOR MIDDLE SCHOOLERS

This year, all 6th, 7th and 8th grade students will receive School Lunch for free!  This service is part of the city’s efforts to improve the atmosphere and experience for students in our cafeterias.

Please fill out the family household financial form that will be included in the “Welcome Folders” that your children will receive on the first day of school. This form may also be filled out online this year.

If you would like to receive a refund for the balance in your MyLunchMoney.com account, you can Call DOE Food Services at (718) 349-5783. Refunds will be issued in about six weeks as a check and will be sent directly to the parent/guardian home address. Parents can call the same number to transfer balances to another child's account.

For questions, contact SchoolFood at (718) 707-4400(718) 707-4400.

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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION NEWS


Upcoming Events

Tuesday, March 3
6th Grade Music Recital
9:00 AM
Classes 607, 608, 609 
Wednesday, March 4
6th Grade Music Recital
9:00 AM
Classes 602, 604, 606
Thursday, March 5
Parent Engagement Thursdays

Peer Conflict Resolution and Mediation with our Behavior Intervention Specialist, Mr. Jone.

Auditorium


6th Grade Music Recital
9:00 AM
Classes 601, 603, 605  
Sunday, March 8
Daylight Savings Time Begins
2:00 AM
Tuesday, March 10
PTA General Meeting: Saving for College
7:00 PM
(A PTA Executive Board Meeting will be held at 5:30, Room 133, prior to the General Meeting.)

Thu, Mar 12 - Fri, Mar 13
Seventh Grade Science Fair
Seventh Grade Science Fair will be on Thursday, March 12th in the evening and Friday, March 13th during the school day.
Thursday, March 12
Parent-Teacher Conferences
12:30pm - 2:30pm
5:30pm - 8:00pm

CEC District 3 Events

3/2/2015 : District 75 Parent Teacher Conferences - Read Full Article

Evening

3/2/2015 : Public Hearing on Proposed Changes to NYC DOE Discipline Code - Read Full Article

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

           
High School of Fashion Industries
3/3/2015 : District 75 Parent Teacher Conferences - Read Full Article

Afternoon

3/4/2015 : CPAC Lobby Day - Read Full Article

All Day
Buses leave from various locations at 6:15am
More Info

3/4/2015 : Business Meeting - Read Full Article

6:30 PM

Joan of Arc
Room 204
154 W. 93 St.