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A member of the Westchester DA's office will be here to talk with our 8th Grade parents re: Internet Safety on Thursday, November 19th at 6:00 p.m. in our Auditorium.

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. 

Ms. Costello & Mrs. Morello's classes are planning to go to see the live performance of "ELF" at the Theater at Madison Square Garden on Thursday, December 17th.  Please watch for permission slip and further information from the teachers.  Please ask your child how they enjoyed a live performance and what they saw.

On Thursday, November 12th our Kindergarten, 1st & 2nd grades will be going to a live performance of "Disney on Ice" at the Barclay Center in Brooklyn.  Please watch for permission slip and further information from the teachers.  Please ask your child what they saw on this trip.

Our 5th & 6th Grades has been invited to go to the Cradle of Aviation Museum & Planetarium on Tuesday, December 8th (5th Grade) & Wednesday, December 9th (6th Grade).  Please watch for permission slip and further information from your child's teacher.  This trip was arrange by our 7/8 Science teacher, Mr. Leben.

Our PTA will be sponsoring a Pop Corn Fund Raiser Sale on Friday November 6.  Please watch for details from the PTA.

Our School 5 PTA will be having their annual Pie Raffle on Tuesday, November 24.  Pies will be donated and raffled off.  Chances are $2.00 each or 3 for $5.00.  the PTA thanks you for your continued support.

Picture Retake Day has been set for Friday, December 4th.  Pre-K-7 -- If you were not happy with your child's picture, you can have the picture retaken but you must return entire packet on 12/4.  Eighth graders who did not like either one of their proofs, may have the picture retaken. 

The Dentist Smiles Program will be returning to complete the dental check up for those students who have not seen by their dentists.  This will be done on Tuesday, November 24th.  If you have any questions, please contact your child's teacher.

The Smile Program will return to finish up the students they were unable to see.  This will be on Tuesday, November 24th.  This will only be for students who were not seen at prior visits - no new applications will be honored.  School 5 would like to say THANK YOU to the Dentists.

We are again happy to participate in the Girl Scout Recess Program.  Our K through 5th grades have been asked to participate.  This is a 6 week program where Leaders from Girl Scouts Heart of the Hudson come to work on projects with our girls.

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, November 25
Thanksgiving Recess - Schools & Central Office Closed
Thursday, November 26
Thanksgiving Recess - Schools & Central Office Closed
Friday, November 27
Thanksgiving Recess - Schools & Central Office Closed
Monday, November 30
Board of Education Special Meeting
5:00 PM
The President of the Board of Education has called a Special Meeting for the purpose of appointing an Interim Superintendent of Schools. The meeting will take place in the 4th Floor Board Conference Room, One Larkin Center.
Thursday, December 3
Programs for Academically Talented Students Information Meeting
6:30 PM

The meeting takes place at:

PEARLS Hawthorne School
348 Hawthorne Avenue
Yonkers, New York
(at the intersection of Culver Street at Riverdale and Hawthorne Avenues)

Please note that the application process MUST be completed by the deadline date, Friday, December 19, 2014, in person only at the Yonkers Public Schools Information Center, One Larkin Center.

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.

On behalf of Dr. Pisacreta & Mrs. Nuridden, and the staff of School 5 - We wish all our School 5 family a very Happy Thanksgiving.

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".