School Five News

A representative of the Westchester County District Attorney who will visit School 5 on Friday, October 24th to discuss Internet Safety.  Grades 5, 6, 7 & 8 will attend this informative assembly.  Please watch for information and ask your child what they learned and how to stay safe using the internet.

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. 

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.

Ms. Librandi's trip was cancelled due to the rain.  The trip has been been rescheduled for Friday, October 24th.   They will leave via the side door and walk down Dartmouth to the Fire Station.  Please ask your child what they saw, did and learned on this walking trip.

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

The October 22nd Kindergarten trip to Barton Orchards to pick apples has been cancelled due to weather forecast of rain storms all day.   The teachers will be sending note home with further information.

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, October 22
Board of Education Stated Meeting
Saunders High School Auditorium
7:00PM Communications From the Community
7:30PM Stated Meeting
Friday, October 31
Citywide Halloween Curfew

Monday, November 3
Board of Education Legal Ad Hoc Committee Meeting
5:30 PM
4th floor Board Room
One Larkin Center
Tuesday, November 4
Schools Closed - Election Day

Monday, November 10
Board of Education Facilities Committee Meeting
4:30 PM
4th Floor Board Room
One Larkin Center
Board of Education Audit, Budget & Finance Committee Meeting/Workshop
5:30 PM
4th Floor Board Room
One Larkin Center

Weather

Today, 10/21/2014
High: 68 Low: 51
Chance rain showers
41% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 10/22/2014
High: 59 Low: 46
Rain
80% chance of precipitation.



Mrs. Fata, Ms Grotto & Mrs. Martinez 1st Grade classes will be going to the Green Meadows Farm on Wednesday, October 15th.  Please watch for information from the teachers and send a bag lunch on that date.  Also please ask your child what they saw, did and learned on this trip.

Ms. Costello & Mrs. Morello's 4th Grade classes will be going to the historic St. Paul's Church in Mt. Vernon on Friday, October 17th.  Please watch for information from the teachers.  Also, please ask your child what the saw and learned about the American Revolution on this trip.

On Friday, December 19 Mrs. Fata, Ms Grotto & Mrs. Martinez 1st grader will be going to see Frosty at Lehman College in The Bronx.  Please watch for information, permission slips from the teachers.  Also please ask your child how they like a live performance of this holiday classic.

Picture Day is scheduled for Monday, October 6, 2014 - please watch for flyers from our PTA.

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 return to school.  We thank you for your cooperation.

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.