HIGH SCHOOL ADMISSIONS INFORMATION
(October 22, 2014)
Students from Booker T. Washington MS 54 who are taking the SHSAT will be taking the test on Saturday, October 25th at 12:30 PM at Stuyvesant High School. Tickets will be distributed as soon as they are available.
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.
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!
Cards will be sent home the week of October 13th. If you do not receive yours, or if you need a replacement, contact Anne Pejovich, Parent Coordinator.
KISS ME KATE AUDITIONS!
Students wishing to audition for the spring musical should see Ms. Pejovich in Room 144 to sign-up for an audition date and to get the audition permission form.
3:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Oct. 21 and Oct. 23 – 6th & 7th Grade Students
Oct. 28 – 8th Grade Students
Oct. 29 and Oct. 30 – Callbacks
Students must be available to attend both of the callback dates!
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 will be 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.
INCOMING (2014-2015) MS54 PARENTS/GUARDIANS:
We ask that you fill in the family information form
so that we can maintain our family directory and so we can communicate with you during the school year.
Current parents do not need to re-enter their information unless it has changed from last year.
BE MEDIA SAVVY
As you know, our students have attending grade-specific assemblies on social media, safety and cyberbullying from Michelle Ciulla Lipkin
, Executive Director of the National Association for Media Literacy Education. Michelle also spoke to MS54 parents at our November PTA meeting.
We have a new page
on our website dedicated to media literacy, with information and videos that Michelle has provided, so that parents and school staff can also benefit from the information that is being provided to our students. This page is intended to be a resource for our kids as well!
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
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