Daily Announcements

Council Member Vincent Gentile is sponsoring a FREE Parent Workshop called:

BoysTown New York's Common Sense Parenting
 
offering instruction, consultation, and support by Professional Trainers for parents of Pre-Schoolers and School Age Children
If you would like to attend or would like additional information, please contact Patricia Santostefano, our Parent Coordinator at (718) 836-4630.

**Seats are limited -- deadline to register is Friday April 17, 2015 

COMMON SENSE PARENTING CLASSES.doc

You can still place an order for Yankee Candle Online @ Yankeecandlefundraising.com. 
Enter code:  #990074317


NIA Afterschool Program

For the NIA Kindergarten through 5 program,
we now accept ACS vouchers.
To determine your eligibility, please contact
your case worker or go to
http://www.nyc.gov/html/acs/html/child_care/child_care_eligibility.shtml
 

NIA & P.S./I.S. 104 present
SONYC for Grades 6,7 and 8
Click on the link below for more information and/or contact Bianca for information regarding the program between the hours of 10 am - 2pm.

SONYC.docx

Help Us Help Our School - Target REDcard

Target.pdf
For information about NIA's
After-School Program for
grades K- 5,

Click on the link below for more information and/or contact Ms. Bianca for information regarding the program between the hours of 10 am - 2pm.
NIA K-5.doc

Parents: Please note that visitors must always present their ID when entering the building,
keep the sticker/visitors pass visible at all times and
return it to the security desk upon leaving.


To view resources from Parent Workshops,
please select the "Parent Workshops" tab in the left column.


Please visit our School's Online
Art Museum
http://www.artsonia.com/school/fort5


As part of our protocol for school safety, we will be conducting
 a variety of drills in the coming months including Shelter In,
Soft Lock Down, Hard Lock Down and Evacuation.




Stay Informed and Get Involved

Staying informed about your child's academic performance and behavior at school is key to making sure he/she is developing the skills he/she will need to be successful in college and careers.

The easiest way to stay updated about your child's education is to get involved at your child's school: check in regularly with your child's teacher(s), attend parent teacher conferences, volunteer at school events, and/or join the parent association.

http://schools.nyc.gov/ParentsFamilies/expectsuccess.htm



Check out the DOE's new page for Parents and Families : http://schools.nyc.gov/ParentsFamilies

Parents Can Sign up for School Alerts
Sign up for a free service by visiting schools.nyc.gov or call 311.  If school opens late or dismisses early, or other unexpected events occur, you can receive an update via phone, text message, or e-mail, through Notify NYC, NYC's public notification system.


Please email our Parent Coordinator, Patricia Santostefano,
with your questions and concerns.


Clear the Air
STOP IDLING  - your vehicle idles when the engine is on but it isn't moving.  Reducing idling makes the air cleaner for your kids and will help reduce asthma symptons. The law now limits vehicle idling to no more than ONE minute adjacent to a public or private school.  Fines of $300 or more may be issued. 

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, April 21
PTA Executive Board Meeting at 9:05
School Leadership Team Meeting at 8:30am
Wed, Apr 22 - Fri, Apr 24
NYS Math Exam - Grade 3-8
Thursday, April 30
PTA General Membership Meeting, 8:20am
Wednesday, May 6
Arista Installation

Weather

Today, 4/19/2015
High: 56 Low: 47
Partly sunny
25% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 4/20/2015
High: 53 Low: 47
Chance rain showers
30% chance of precipitation.