9/30/18 Weekly Announcements & Important Reminders from your PC…

Here’s what’s going on at TAOTS on October 1 – October 5!

Monday, October 1, 2018school-photo-day (1)

TAOTS Picture Day!  Please be sure to wear your TAOTS Uniform.  (No Green)

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

  • 2:20 – 3 PM Parent Communication Day.  Please be parent-teacher-communication-1sure to reach out to your child’s teachers to make an appointment if you would like to meet with them.
  • Please be sure to reach out to Ms. Appelbaum if you have not registered for your NYC Schools Account.  NYCSA allows you to access your child’s past and present attendance , report cards, and assessments.  A letter went home with a creation code for you to create an account on your own.  If you are having trouble and need assistance, please reach to Ms. Appelbaum.

Wednesday, October 3, 2018


Thursday, October 4, 2018

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Friday, October 5, 2018     enrichment cluster box

  • Enrichment Clusters Cycle #1 Begins!
  • Federation After School Enrichment Program Forms are due today!

Important Reminders

Columbus Day Parade – Saturday, October 6, 2018 at 1PMBand performance 2017

Come Join TAOTS at 61st Street between 18th & 19th Avenue.  Lineup will begin at 12 PM.  It will be the first time our TAOTS Band will be Marching in the 18th Avenue Columbus Day Parade!!

School Closed columbusday

Monday, October 8, 2018 , School Closed for Columbus Day.

TAOTS After School Enrichmentafter school enrichment

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 begins at 2:20 PM – 4:20 PM Sharp!

Dress Code

TAOTS students are expected to wear their school uniforms daily, Monday through Thursday.  Friday is the only dress down day.

School Uniform: Khaki will be the color of our pants, skirts, skorts, dresses and/or shorts. Students will have the option of wearing white or red polo or rugby shirts/blouses, sweaters and/or vests.

Gym Uniform: Students will wear gray sweatpants and sweatshirts or T-shirts with our school name and/or logo. Parents can purchase the gym uniform through Land’s End. www.landsend.com/pp/SchoolSearch.html?action=landing&selectedSchoolNum=90018148

FRIDAYS:  Students have the option of dressing down in their own clothes provided it’s appropriate to school.  Uniforms may also be worn if you choose.

Please make sure your children have proper footwear, sneakers are required on gym day.  No Crocs, high heels or flip flops will be allowed in school for safety reasons.

**Classes that wear their uniforms daily for the week will get to participate in “Fun Fridays.” **

Parent Handbook

Please be sure to read the Parent Handbook to become familiar with all our policies .  The Parent Handbook is also posted on our website for your convenience under the tab – More Info.

Parent Homework

On the 1st Day of School your child/children will receive a communication folder will very important information.  Please be sure to return all paper work – permission forms (photography & video consent , walking permission slip for field trips, and blue cards (if you have not handed in 3 blue cards at registration) ASAP !! We MUST have your child’s emergency information ASAP!

SchoolFood Application Online

NYC Department of Education requires that one form Must be completed Onlinewww.nyc.applyforlunch.com .  Every family is required to complete this form regardless if your child does not participate in the SchoolFood Lunch Program. Please be sure to print your confirmation receipt.  Great News- As per SchoolFood , ALL STUDENTS FOR THE YEAR 2018-2019 WILL EAT FOR FREE!  If you have a balance  in your School Bucks account, please contacthttps://www.myschoolbucks.com/ for a refund.


If you have any question regarding transportation, please contact Ms. Melissa Appelbaum mappelbaum@schools.nyc.gov  ext. 2143 or Mr. Destin DeFeo ddefeo4@schools.nyc.gov ext. 2144


Please be sure to send in all updated immunization forms to the Main Office to Ms. Stephanie Martini.   If you have any questions regarding immunizations, please contact Ms. Stephanie Martini , Pupil Accounting Secretary 718-621-2730 ext. 2146 or smartini@schools.nyc.gov