Yonkers Public Schools News

School Five News

Attention all Girls - Grades K through 5 will again be asked to participate in the Girl Scout program on Mondays during their recess time.  Please watch for information from the GS Council and return the permission form with your daughter.

Dr. Pisacreta will be our Liaison for the school year 2014-15.  Any questions should be directed directly to Dr. Pisacreta.  Thank You for your cooperation. 

Has your child/children lost a coat, sweater, lunch box, hat, etc. - Please have them check the LOST & FOUND in the crates outside the Main Office.  PreK items are kept in their own classroom.  We thank you for your cooperation.

Mrs. Amanna, Mrs. Fariello, Mrs. Ennis & Mr. DiFate's classes will be traveling to Stepping Stones on November 6th.  Please watch for information and the permission slip for your child's teacher.

Mrs. Fana & her Spanish classes will be celebrating Thanksgiving on Tuesday, November 25th

Mrs. Fata, Mrs. Martinez & Ms. Grotto's 1st Grade classes will be having a Thanksgiving Feast on Tuesday, November 25th during their lunch time.  Please watch for information from the teachers as to what they might need. 

Mrs. Morello's 4th Grade will have their Thanksgiving feast on Tuesday, November 25th - please watch for information from the teacher.

Mrs. Pomeranz's Kindergarten & Mrs. Graham's 5th Grade Buddies will have a "Thanksgiving Dessert" party on Monday, November 24th.  The 5th graders will be bring in their favorite Thanksgiving dessert from home to share with their Kindergarten Buddies.  What a fun & yummy party.

On Tuesday, January 13, 2015 Mrs. Amanna, Mrs. Ennis, Mrs. Farielo & Mr. DiFate's classes are going to the New York Botantical Gardens in The Bronx for a hands on workshop re: the Plant Cycle.  Please watch for further information and the permission slip.  Also, please ask your child what they saw & learned on this trip.

Our PTA will be holding a Movie Night on Friday, December 12, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.in the School 5 Auditorium.  Please watch for the flyer which will have more information and the name of the Movie.  Refreshments will be sold.

School 5 PTA web site is ps5pta.my-pta.org.  Please check the site for information of upcoming meetings or events.  Also, you may contact us on eMail site - YPS5PTA@yahoo.com

Upcoming Events

Thursday, November 27
Thanksgiving Recess - Schools & Central Office Closed

Friday, November 28
Thanksgiving Recess - Schools & Central Office Closed

Tuesday, December 2
Board of Education Legal Ad Hoc Committee Meeting
5:30 PM
4th floor Board Room
One Larkin Center
Friday, December 5
Board of Education Policy Committee Meeting
5:00 PM
4th Floor Board Room
One Larkin Center
Saturday, December 6
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM


Today, 11/27/2014
High: 39 Low: 27
16% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 11/28/2014
High: 37 Low: 25
Partly sunny
3% chance of precipitation.

Have you moved?  Have you changed your telephone number?  Both of these are important contact information that the office should have.  If you have moved, the office must have 3 proofs of your new address to change your address so that you receive mail from the school.  If your telephone has changed - it must be changed in the computer system so that you receive all calls from our ConnectEd system.  We thank you for your cooperation.

On behalf of Dr. Pisacreta & Mrs. Nuriddin & the staff of School 5 we wish all our families a Happy Thanksgiving,

Our 6, 7 & 8th Grades are planning the year-end trip.  Destination - Boston, Mass.  Letters have gone home requesting a deposit to help plan this trip.  There will be fund raisers to help offset the cost - so please watch for flyers with further information.  At this time the trip is planned for Wednesday, May 27. 

Please inform our School Nurse of any medication that your child/children may be taking.  If your child needs medication during the school day, we must have a signed form from your doctor detailing information.  Also, if your child has been sick, they must be fever free for 24 hours before returning to school.  We thank you for your cooperation.

PTA has arranged for the Picture Retake Day to be Thursday, December 11.  Please watch for flyer from our PTA.  Please be reminded that you must return entire packet of your child's picture if you would like pictures to be redone.  Any student who was absent or new to the school can have their pictures taken on this date.

The Bio Bus will visit School 5 on Monday, November 3rd.  Our 6-7-8 grades will participate in activities on the Bus.  Please watch for information from the teachers and ask your child what the learned on the Bio Bus.

The PTA will hold its 2nd Movie Night on Friday, December 19th, from 7:00-9:00 p.m.   Please watch for flyers with further information.