Daily Announcements

The Summer School 8th Grade Ceremony will take place on Thursday, August 28th at 9:30 am at PS 57 the summer school building. Students wear their cap and gown to the ceremony and bring their families to celebrate.

2014 - 2015 SCHOOL YEAR

BACK TO SCHOOL-  NEW SCHOOL HOURS

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 4th, 2014

NEW TIME SCHEDULE  FOR ALL STUDENTS
PRE - K  THROUGH 8TH GRADE

ALL PRE-K TO 8TH GRADE STUDENTS WILL HAVE AN INDOOR LINEUP AND....

ARRIVAL --8:10 a.m.  and   DISMISSAL-- 2:30 p.m.

ALL PRE-K TO 8TH GRADE Students should be INSIDE THE BUILDING by 8:05 AM. 

  PRE-K TO 5TH GRADE -USE THE BREAKFAST
DOOR ON 109TH STREET 

 6TH-8TH GRADE STUDENTS USE THE RAMP DOOR ON 109TH STREET

NEW UNIFORMS FOR GRADES
PRE K - 8
2014- 2015 SCHOOL YEAR!!


Dear PS/MS 108 Families,

Our school is a uniform school - Pre K - 8th grade.  In our efforts to respond to our parents requests from previous years, we have decided to change our Middle School uniform company to better meet the needs of our community and to incorporate our elementary school grades with our school's logo - PS/MS 108 - SCHOOL OF AUTHORS.
All students in grades Pre K - 5th will wear White polo shirts with the logo
Students in grades 6 -8 -
*Girls will now wear Light Blue polo shirts
Boys will wear the Navy Blue polo shirts

The price of the uniform polo shirts are $10.00. The gym uniform is also available for purchase for all students in Pre-K through 8th grade. You can also purchase  navy blue Crew Sweatshirts and sweatpants at $13.00.

We will be mailing out the order forms within the next week and are due on the first day of school Thursday, 9-4-14. Please be informed that payment in full is due with your order form and  we can only accept Money Orders payable to PS 108.

DADS, Take Your Child to School Event - September 16, 2014

Dads Take Your Child to School is an annual event held throughout New York State celebrating the special relationship that fathers have with their children.  It occurs at the beginning of the schol year: inviting fathers, stepfathers, foster fathers, grandfathers, uncles, brothers, godfathers, and other significant male caregivers to accompany their child(ren) to school on a specific day, and encouraging them to make a commitment to particpate in their child(ren)'s education throughout the year.

More Information to follow in September.

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.

ARIS Parent Link  https://www.arisnyc.org/parentlink

A new online tool that will help families follow their child's academic progress and collaborate with teachers to address students academic strengths and weaknesses. 

Mrs. Murphy and Ms. Gerstenblatt are the ARIS Parent Link Liasons and they will be doing Aris Parent Link Meetings throughout the year to assist and guide parents as needed.

Families will be able to use Parent Link at home and in conferences with teachers to view detailed information about their children including information about:
                 
       Attendance
     
       Course grades        
       Scores on State Tests      
       Diagnostic Assessment

Families will be able to view Parent Link from any computer with Internet access. It is available in nine languages.

To log in to ARIS Parent Link, you must enter both a valid Student ID and ARIS Parent Link password. 

Please keep your login information in a safe place to protect your child's private information.

INCLEMENT WEATHER~RAINING/FREEZING
When the weather is inclement (raining/freezing) students will be indoors for morning lineup. Please remember that all students should have 2-3 just right books in their backpack to read EVERYDAY!
 
Also, during cold or inclement weather 1st  and 2nd Graders will be dismissed in the cafeteria, 3rd Graders are dismissed from assigned stairwells.  Families picking up 3rd Graders are strongly urged to report to their assigned door via the small yard.  It becomes a safety hazard when adults are waiting in the 3rd grade stairwells. 4th Graders and up are dismissed from their regular dismissal areas.

         We need your cooperation in ensuring SAFETY always!!
 

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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, August 28
8th Grade Summer School Ceremony
9:30 AM
PS 57 at 9:30 am
6th Grade New Families Orientation
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6th Grade Orientation for ALL Families
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday, September 2
Kindergarten Orientation & Ice Cream Social
2:00 PM
Wednesday, September 3
Pre-K Orientation and Ice Cream Social
1:00 PM

Weather

Today, 8/22/2014
High: 77 Low: 66
Chance rain showers
26% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 8/23/2014
High: 77 Low: 63
Mostly cloudy
12% chance of precipitation.