Daily Announcements

Join us TODAY -
Monday, March 30th, 2015 at 8:45 a.m.
for a special
Math Parent Workshop

Presented by Learning Leaders -

GEOMETRY -

We will explore the study of points, lines,forms and shapes and provide the opportunity to practice activities that reinforce geometric concepts with children.


NYC SCHOOL SURVEY 2015 -

YOUR SCHOOL, YOUR VOICE!

During Parent / Teacher Conferences, you were given a GREEN colored envelope - NYC SCHOOL SURVEY- if you did not come for the conferences, the envelope was given to your child

The Department of Education wants to know what YOU think about your child's school.  Take your NYC School Survey by April 2.

Give your child's school important information about how it can improve your child's education by completing this survey.  Your survey responses, along with those of other parents, teachers, and 6-12 grade students from the school will be reported and shared in the NYC School Survey Report, School Quality Snapshot, and School Quality Guide.  This survey is confidential.  No one at your child's school will ever see your individual responses.  Your responses will be combined with those of others parents at your child's school to provide information that will help the school improve its learning environment.  This survey is voluntary, but we hope you will answer as many questions as you can.

You can take the survey online or by mailing it in the enclosed pre-paid envelope **must be postmarked by April 2. 

IF YOU CAN NOT FIND YOUR SURVEY - PLEASE CALL THE SURVEY HOTLINE -
1-800-690-8603 FOR YOUR ACCESS CODE AND YOU WILL BE ABLE TO COMPLETE THE SURVEY ONLINE.

PARENT WORKSHOP @ PS/MS 108

RAMAPO FOR CHILDREN PRESENTS :
" HELP ME GET THROUGH THE DAY
:"

JOIN US ON MONDAY - APRIL 13, 2015
STARTING AT 8:45 AM

**Please note:  Students return back to school from Spring Break on this date


Save The Dates -  District 4 Parent Wide Events


April 1, 2015    Time:    9:00    Location:  PS/MS 7 - 160 East 120th Street
                       District Wide Parent Information Session:
                        "Student-Friendly School and Testing Strategies to Navigate Success"
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April 2, 2015    Time:    9:00     Location:    PS 83/PS 182 - 219 East 109 Street
         
Topic:               The Parent Academy Presents
                         DOMESTIC VIOLENCE - know the signs
   
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April 16, 2015    Time:    9:30     Location:    EL MUSEO DEL BARRIO- 1230 5th ave
Topic:               District wide Parent Information Session:
                         Learning Math through Art at El Museo Del Barrio"
                          All parents are invited to participate in a hands-on activity to learn how to
                           help your child work on and build their math skills through art.

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April 30, 2015    Time:   9:30     Location:    El MUSEO DEL BARRIO - 1230 5TH Ave
Topic:              District Wide Parent Information Session:
                        "Storytelling at El Museo Del Barrio"
                         Parents will enjoy stories from Latin America, the Caribbean, and the 
                         Latino communities and will explore the richness of their cultures by 
                        learning about life-changing experiences, customs & traditions.
                




Dear Parents and Guardians of our students in grades 6, 7, and 8,

How would you and your child like the opportunity to learn professionally
lead Ballet dance, Jazz dance and or Modern dance....
ALL FOR FREE!!!!   Along with free, new dance shoes???

Well here is a chance of a life time for your child.
The YMCA Afterschool is offering professionally lead
Ballet dance on Mondays, Jazz dance on Wednesday, and
Modern dance on Friday to all 6-8th grades students in their afterschool

These dance classes are taught by a professional dance instructor with 12 years of experience and has worked
and performed in locations such as Lincoln Center, Cath's Dance studio, AGBU Antrania Armenian Dance ensemble and has toured many states.

How can you pass this opportunity by.

If you are interested in having your child attend the YMCA afterschool program which is located at the Tito puente Educational complex (TAG) located on
109 street, between 2nd and 3rd ave,
Please stop by the TAG school to get an application or you can email
JGROSSO@ymcanyc.org for an
electronic copy of the application.
They also pick up the students straight from PS.MS 108 and walk them to the afterschool program.  Just take a moment to go and check it out.


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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Automatic translation of this site is now available in Spanish, French and many other languages. Click on the language tool at the bottom of this page. (Translations are approximate.)


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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

Monday, March 30
Parent Math Workshop - Geometry "It's all about the shapes" Join us at 8:45 a.m.
SMILE :) Class group pictures - Uniforms are required for all students
Tuesday, March 31
Awards Assembly grades 6-8 at 4:40 pm-5:30 pm
Wednesday, April 1
Dist. Wide Parent- Session "Student -Friendly Schools and Testing 9a.m. @PS 7
Thursday, April 2
Parent Academy @ PS 83 9:00 a.m " Domestic Violence" know the signs
RAISE - NYC community & citywide ed. councils @ PS 171 - 5:30-6:30

Weather

Today, 3/30/2015
High: 54 Low: 36
Slight chance rain/snow
25% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 3/31/2015
High: 43 Low: 33
Partly cloudy
2% chance of precipitation.