Daily Announcements

SAVE THE DATE:  FEBRUARY 11, 2015

PS/MS 108 will be hosting the District Wide Parent Academy
 
Topic:  BULLYING



Dear Families of PS/MS 108

It is with great pleasure and excitement that we share with you that for the month of February, our school was selected to host the monthly District Wide Parent Academy Parent Workshop.
The Parent Academy will present on the topic of BULLYING.

It is extremely important that friends and families of our students rally together on this date -
February 11th at 8:30 a.m.,
for this Parent Academy Parent Workshop,to show your support of your child in PS/MS 108 and the school's community. 

We are asking you, to please make every effort and arrangements necessary to be present on this date.  We would like for every child in our school, PS/MS 108 to have at least 1 parent, guardian, family or family friend here at the school to represent them for this workshop.   HOW AMAZING AND WONDERFUL WOULD THAT BE... EVERY CHILD WITH AN ADULT PRESENT TO REPRESENT THEM AT THIS EVENT. WE BELIEVE IT IS POSSIBLE, WE BELIEVE IN YOU AS YOU BELIEVE IN YOUR CHILD

**We will have letters for those parents/guardians who need to give proof that they attended a meeting for their employers after the workshop.

Please feel free to reach out to Mrs. Adelina Murphy - Parent Coordinator if you have any questions. 
More information to follow.




THE Ymca  -  "TRY THE Y"  AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAM FOR GRADES 6- 8

                        Drop in the Week of January 26 - 30, Monday - Friday

All week January 26 - January 30, is "TRY THE Y" Week.

Come see what the Y afterschool program is all about. The Y afterschool program picks up our students
from our school's cafeteria at 2:30 sharp!   Or feel free to stop by the afterschool program to check it out, at
the Tito Puente Educational Complex Building located at 109 street, 2nd & 3rd Avenue from 2:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Monday and Tuesday they have Basketball, Drama, Ballet dance, Art and other fun stuff
Wednesay-  free Ice Cream!!, Jazz Dance, Robotics, Youth Government, Newspaper Club, and Reach the World!
Thursday - Team Sports, Robotics, Youth Government, Newspaper Club, and Reach the World!
Friday - Math Jeapoardy, *with prizes, Book Club, *reading through Divergent series now, and elite 8th grade club, and team sports/games.

The Y afterschool program is held at the Tito Puente Educational Complex Building - Tag School
on 109 street between 2nd and 3 avenue.

Please feel free to call Jonathan Grosso at 917-887-3384 or email him at JGrosso@ymcanyc.org

Six Flags Read to Succeed

All students from Kindergarten
- Grade 6 are eligible.

Read 6 hours and submit your log to your classroom teacher to receive a free ticket to Great Adventure.


Logs must be handed in to your teacher by February 27th .


If you lose your log please record your information on a piece of looseleaf paper:

* First and Last name
* Class
* Date of book read
* Title of book

* Time that you read
  (must total 6 hours)

PS/MS 108 CELL PHONE POLICY 2014-15

STUDENT CELL PHONES ARE NOT
TO BE ACTIVATED DURING THE REGULAR SCHOOL DAY.


STUDENTS ARE PROHIBITED FROM USING CELL PHONES CAPABLE OF RECORDING AND /OR SENDING AN IMAGE WHILE ON SCHOOL GROUNDS, OR WHILE INVOLVED IN ANY SCHOOL RELATED ACTIVITY.

ATTENDANCE AND LATENESS 2014-15

SCHOOL BEGINS PROMTLY AT 8:10 AM
 MONDAY TO FRIDAY

STUDENTS MUST BRING A NOTE TO SCHOOL FOLLOWING AN ABSENCE.

INCLEMENT WEATHER~RAINING/FREEZING
Please remember that all students should have 2-3 just right books in their backpack to read EVERYDAY!
Raining/Freezing~Dismissal Reminder:
Pre-K, K, 1st  and 2nd Graders will be dismissed in the cafeteria~
Ms. Patino/Ms. Murphy or designee.

3rd -5th Graders will be dismissed from the 109th St. small yard ~
Ms. Medina/Ms. Kearns or designee.

6th-8th Graders are dismissed from the 108th St. small yard~
Ms. Tegano/Mr. Lamarre or designee.

         We need your cooperation in ensuring SAFETY always!!
 

P.S./M.S. 108 is participating in the BOX TOPS EDUCATION program.

    Box Tops helps schools earn money to buy supplies.  These box tops can be found in many products such as cereal boxes, bags of snacks, soup labels, cake boxes etc.  
    Please send your clipped Box Tops in with your child, or drop them off in the drop box located in the main lobby. Thank you for your support.

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**** Important Notice****
All new and returning faculty: Please log in to your E-Chalk accounts and update your profile to reflect your current position and contact information. Thank You.

Gentle Reminder: Please check your E-chalk email daily.
Please check your E-chalk email daily for changes and upcoming events!!!

Need Help:
If you need any assistance please contact Ms. Gerstenblatt in the library or email her at:
RGerstenblatt@108m.org

From the Librarian

Welcome to the new website for PS 108. I look forward to moving our school onto the superinformation highway of the 21st Century.

Upcoming Events

Thursday, January 29
Chorus & Band January Jam
Chorus & Band will perform in the am & pm
Pre-K Not in Attendance
No school for Pre-K students.. Pre-K staff going to  PD for the day.
Friday, January 30
School Leadership Team Meeting
2:40 PM
Mon, Feb 16 - Fri, Feb 20
President's Week
School Closed
Wednesday, February 25
Principals RoundTable
All 108 families are invited to coffe and tea with Principal Machicote regarding the 108 focus for 2014-15.

Weather

Today, 1/26/2015
High: 26 Low: 25
Snow
91% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 1/27/2015
High: 28 Low: 19
Snow
86% chance of precipitation.