11/5/17 Weekly Announcements & Important Reminders from your PC…

Here’s what’s happening at TAOTS on

November 6th – November 10th !

Monday, November 6, 2017parent-communication

  • 2:30- 3pm -Parent Communication Monday.  Please be sure to reach out to your child’s teachers in advance if you would like to make an appointment to meet with them.
  • NYCSA – Kindly reach out to Ms. Appelbaum to register for your NYC School Account.  Your NYCSA allows you to access your child’s report card, assessments, absences, and lateness.
  • TAOTS Picture Day! Please wear your uniform.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017election day no school (1)

  • School is closed for Election Day.
  • PTO Election Day Bake Sale.  election_day_bake_sale-976-650-500-80
  • No Brooklyn Engineering for Kids After School due to school closed for Election Day.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017inspirational-wednesday-clipart-1

  • 2:20 – 4:20pm Federation After School.

Thursday, November 9, 2017

  • 2:20 – 4:20pm Project Smarts After School.

Friday, November 10, 2017smile and enjoy the weekend

  • Enrichment Clusters – Week #6

 

 

Important Reminders

Parent Teacher Conferencesparent-teacher-conference-1

Parent Teacher Conferences will be held on Thursday, November 16, 2017 from  12:20pm – 2:20pm & 4:30pm -7:30pm .  Please be sure to complete and return your Parent Teacher Conference Appointment Slips as soon as possible.  Kindly indicate if you will need a language translator.

Half Day Reminderhalfday

Please be advised that Thursday, November 16, 2017 is an 11:20am dismissal.  Please make necessary arrangements to pickup your children at 11:20am

City Harvest Food Drivecity harvest food for the hungry

City Harvest Food Drive began on Wednesday, November 1, 2017.  Kindly, send in Non-Perishable Foods with current expiration dates.  The last day to donate Non-Perishable Foods is Friday, November 17, 2017.

Arrival / Lateness Procedures

Students can enter through the Stillwell Ave.  schoolyard entrance, starting at 7:30am. Parents will leave their child at the door.  Students will be greeted by a Staff Member and will proceed directly downstairs to the cafeteria and sit at their designated tables where they are supervised by additional TAOTS staff members.  Teachers will pick their students up from the cafeteria at 8:00am to proceed to their classrooms.

ALL DOORS WILL BE CLOSED AT 8:00 AM SHARP!! YOUR CHILD WILL BE MARKED LATE IF HE/SHE ARRIVES AFTER 8:00 AM. ALL LATE CHILDREN MUST ENTER THROUGH THE MAIN ENTRANCE TO OBTAIN A LATE PASS.

Children arriving after 8:20 am are considered late.  You must escort your child in through the main entrance to receive a late pass given by one of the safety agents. A parent/guardian must then escort their child to the Main Office and hand the late pass to a Main Office Staff Member.  Lateness will be recorded on ATS and will appear on your child’s report card. A child who arrives late to school should never be dropped off outside the building or left unattended.

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Please be sure to apply for lunch online if you have not done so already at nyc.applyforlunch.com

Immunizations

Kindly be sure that your child is up to date with all their Immunizations.  Please contact Ms. Stephanie Martini our Pupil Accounting Secretary smartini@taots.org   

Absences

If your child is absent, kindly send in a note and an email to admin@taots.org as well as an email to your child’s teachers.  Please be sure to include your child’s Full Name and Class on your note and email.  Thank you .

 

Dismissal Plan

If you have a change to your child’s Dismissal Plan , it is very important to contact your child’s teachers either by email before 12pm or write a note and send it in your child’s HW Folder.

  • If your child is a Bus Student and you DO NOT want them to ride home at 2:20pm, it is very important to notify Ms. Appelbaum or Mr. Defeo by email or call the Main Office before 12pm. mappelbaum@taots.org or ddfeo@taots.org 718-621-2730.