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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's classes will be going to the Town Hall Theatre, NYC for a live show.  Please ask your child what they saw and how they liked a live performance.

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.

Mrs. Schmeltzer will be taking a group of 8th Graders to the Lincoln Park Jewish Center for a presentation on & by Holocaust survivors.  Please ask your child what they learned on this trip.

Ms. Librandi & Mrs. Pomeranz's classes will be going to the NY Botantical Gardens in The Bronx on Friday, February 12, 2016.  Please watch for more information from the teacher and the permission slip.

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.

On Friday, March 11th, our 7th graders will have an opportunity to go to Finance Park.  This trip is sponsored by Jr. Achievement.  Please watch for the permission slip and further information from the teachers.  Please ask your child what the learned on this trip. 

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 8th Graders will have the opportunity to go to Finance Park in NYC.  This trip is sponsored by Jr. Achievement.  The students will prepare for this experience in the classroom before the trip date.  Please watch for permission slip & further information from the teachers.  Also, please ask your child what they learned on this trip.

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

Mon, Feb 1 - Sun, Feb 14
Sunday, February 14
School Choice Process
Monday, February 15
Presidents Day - Central Office Closed
School Choice Process
Winter Recess - Schools Closed

Weather

Today, 2/14/2016
High: 16 Low: 11
Mostly sunny
4% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 2/15/2016
High: 32 Low: 28
Chance snow
31% 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.

PTA has arranged for Spring Pictures to be taken on Wednesday, March 16, 2016.  Please watch for flyers and more information.

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