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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. Martinez & Mrs. Fata's 1st Grade classes are going to  Green Meadows Farm in Floral Park on Thursday, October 15.  Please watch for more information and permission slip from your child's teacher.  Also, please ask your child what they learned and saw at the farm.

Ms. Costello & Mrs. Morello's classes will be going to St. Paul's Church in Mt. Vernon on Friday, October 16th.  Please watch for information & permission slip from your child's teacher.  Your child will have a hands on learning experience re:  the American Revolution which is part of their Social Studies for 4th Grade - please ask them what the saw and learned on this trip.

Picture Day has been set for Thursday, October 8, 2015.  Please watch for information from our Photographer which will show background choices and prices for various packages.  8th Grade students will be taken individual pictures with Cap & Gown along with homeroom pictures.  8th Graders will receive proofs then choose which picture they would like in their package.  Grades PreK through 7 must bring in envelope with payment on the day pictures are taken.

Upcoming Events

Monday, October 5
Yonkers Council of PTSAs School of Instruction - PTA Training
6:30 PM
Saunders High School Library
Monday, October 12
Columbus Day Observed: Schools & Central Office Closed
Tuesday, October 13
Audit Budget & Finance Committee/Workshop Meetings
5:30 PM
4th Floor Board Room
One Larkin Center
Please use the Wells Avenue Entrance
All welcome!
Wednesday, October 14
College Board Testing Day for High School Students
Thursday, October 15
Board of Education Instructional Affairs Committee Meeting
5:00 PM
4th Floor Board Room
One Larkin Center
All Welcome!


Today, 10/4/2015
High: 60 Low: 48
Mostly cloudy
15% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 10/5/2015
High: 62 Low: 50
Mostly cloudy
4% 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.

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" for 24 hours before returning 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".