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Dr. Pisacreta will be our Liaison for the school year 2015-16.  Any questions should be directed directly to Dr. Pisacreta.  Thank You for your cooperation. 

Mrs. Fata & Mrs. Martinez's classes are going to the Central Park Zoo on Thursday, May 12.  Please watch for the permission slip & further information from the teachers.  Please ask your child what they saw & learned on this trip.

Mrs. Fata, Mrs. Martinez, Ms. Marolla & Sorrentino's classes will be going to Queens College-Colden Auditorium, in Flushing.  Please watch for information & permission slip from the teachers.  Also, ask your child how they enjoyed this trip & what they learned.

On April 18th both Mrs. Bloomberg & Mrs. Fariello classes will be going to the Tarrytown Music Hall for a live show.  Please watch for permission slips and more information from the teachers.  Also, please ask your child/children what they saw and how they liked a live show.

Our 8th graders will have an opportunity to "job shadow" members of AT&T on Wednesday, May 25th.  This experience is sponsored by Jr. Achievement.  Please watch for further information & the permission slip from Mrs. Nuriddin.  Please also ask your child what they learned about working for a corporation.

Our Spring Adventure for the upper grades is scheduled to be Tuesday, May 10, 2016.  This year we will be going to Philadelphia, PA.  Please watch for further information and the request for non refundable deposit.

Upcoming Events

Monday, May 9
Calendar Change: NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS - All Schools All Grades PreK-12

Teachers are required to score the New York State English Language Arts Assessments for grades 3-8. District scoring of State Exams is an unfunded State mandate. 

Students will not need to make-up this day. 


Tuesday, May 10
Audit Budget & Finance Committee/Workshop Meetings
5:30 PM
4th Floor Board Room
One Larkin Center
Please use the Wells Avenue Entrance
All welcome!
Board of Education Annual Meeting
6:00 PM
4th Floor Board Room
One Larkin Center
Thursday, May 12
Board of Education Instructional Affairs Committee Meeting
5:00 PM
4th Floor Board Room
One Larkin Center
All Welcome!
Monday, May 16
Board of Education Policy Committee Meetings
5:00 PM
Fourth Floor Board Room
One Larkin Center

Weather

Today, 4/30/2016
High: 63 Low: 47
Partly sunny
5% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 5/1/2016
High: 62 Low: 49
Chance rain
26% chance of precipitation.



Every Friday is "School Spirit" days - your child can wear a School 5 t-shirt/sweatshirt.  Watch for flyers from the PTA who will be selling shirts again this year.

Our students in grades K-6 will be working with volunteers from the Westchester Council of Arts in a program called "Artist in Residence".  Please ask your child/children what they are doing in this program.

Please be reminded that you should send your child's Physical as soon as possible.  Also if your child is sick with a fever, they must be "fever free" without medicine for 24 hours before returning to school.  Also, always send a "absence note" with your child/children when they return to school.

Please let the office know if you have moved or changed your telephone number.  It is very important that we have correct/updated information for your child's safety.

Welcome to School 5 - our school motto is 'SEEK THE HIGHEST", our school colors are 'RED & WHITE", our mascot is "BEARS".