2/25/18 Weekly Announcements & Important Reminders from your PC…

Here’s what’s happening at TAOTS on

February 26 – March 2!


Monday, February 26, 2018parent-teacher-communication-1

  • 9 AM & 5:30 PM NYS Testing Workshop for Parents of Students from Grades 3-5 in the Library.
  • 2:20 – 3 PM Parent Communication Day.  Please be sure to reach out to your child’s teachers in advance to make an appointment.
  • 2:30 PM Teacher Led Parent Workshop for Grades 3-5 with Ms . Catalano by invitation only

Tuesday, February 27, 2018February Positive Inspiration

  • 9:30 AM K139 has a trip to La Bella Marketplace
  • 10 AM 2nd Grade has trip to Enrichment of the Arts Theater

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

  • 9:30 AM IK33 , K122, & K126 have a trip to La Bella Marketplace
  • 2:20 -4:20 PM Federation After School

Thursday, March 1, 2018


Friday, March 2, 2018

Dr. Seuss’ Birthday & Pajama Day!a85ae90cb8f6f1a151ea6f88cff66cfb_318462-dr-seuss-clip-art-dr-seuss-birthday-clip-art_1800-566

TAOTS will have a school –wide celebration in honor of Dr.  Seuss’ Birthday in our Pajamas! Special Literacy Activities will take place throughout the day to honor this astounding author who has impacted so many pajama-daypicturelives, young and old! Each class will have a birthday party for Dr. Seuss with healthy snacks, water, juice boxes, mini cupcakes, and /or cookies & milk. This is a Student Only Event.

Important Reminders

Parent Teacher Conferences Parent-Teacher-Conferences

Parent Teacher Conferences will be held on Thursday, March 15, 2018 .  The Afternoon Session will be held from 12:20 PM – 2:20 PM & the Evening Session will be held from 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM . You will receive paperwork to select your time slot this week.  Please be sure to complete and return to your teachers ASAP.  Please indicate if you will need a language translation.

Half Day Dismissal & Project Smarts After School Cancelled halfday

Thursday, March 15, 2018 will be an 11:20 AM dismissal .  Project Smarts after school is cancelled.  Please be sure  to pick up your children promptly at 11:20 AM.

Parent Surveys are Here!parent survey green envelope

We will be distributing Parent Surveys this week.  Please look out for your green envelope and attached letter.  The survey is aligned to the DOE’s Framework for Great Schools.  The survey collects vital information about a schools’s capacity to improve student achievement by measuring six essential elements:

  • Rigorous Instruction
  • Supportive Environment
  • Collaborative Teachers
  • Effective School Leadership
  • Strong Family and Community Ties
  • Trust

Last Day of Federation & Project Smarts After School

The last day of Federation after school is Wednesday March 28, 2018 & the last day for Project Smarts after school is Thursday, March 29, 2018.  Please make necessary arrangement to pick up your children at 2:20 PM .