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.

Apply For Lunch Onlinelunch apply

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.

TAOTS October Scholars & Citizens of the Month!

Dear TAOTS Families,

We are proud to announce our October Scholars & Citizens of the Month:

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SCHOLAR NAME CITIZEN NAME
IK-333 Mackenzie R. Mateo F.
K-139 Ryan S. Amelia D.
K-122 Zander L. Zoey L.
K-126 Hady M. Zavier L.
1-208 Nelvi G. Steven S.
1-215 Elliott G. Vincent L.
1-217 Benjamin R. Casey F.
2-210 Desmond Y. Elly Z.
2-212 Lily P. Gaige V.
2-219 Sofia T. Oliver W.
3-218 Eric K. Leanna F.
3-222 Dylan S. Manny M.
3-231 Michael R.C. Chloe H.
4-224 Albert B. Yara A.
4-226 Kate O. Adrian P.
4-233 Ian S. Katherine F.
5-235 Gabrielle O. Benjamin T.
5-237 Zachary O. Allie H.
5-239 Pearl L. Daniel F.

We are Proud of All of You!  Keep up the Great Work!

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10/29/17 Weekly Announcements & Important Reminders from your PC…

Guess what’s going on at TAOTS on

October 30th – November 3rd !

Monday, October 30, 2017Parent engagement

  • Parent Communication Day!  Please be sure to make an appointment with your child’s teachers in advance to meet with them to discuss any issues, concerns, or just to catch up.
  • NYSCA – Please contact Ms. Appelbaum if you would like to set up your NYC Schools Account.  Your NYCSA will allow you to access your child’s past and future grades, attendance , and lateness.
  • 9:30am – 3-218 has a trip to Brooklyn Superhero Supply Co.
  • 5:30pm Nest Middle Workshop & 6:30pm General Middle School Workshop

Tuesday, October 31, 2017halloween-5-pictures-quotes-images-sayings-clipart

  • 9am Costume Parade
  • 10:15am-12pm PTO hosted GLOW Party
  • Harvest Classroom Celebrations
  • Brooklyn Engineering for Kids, Grades K-2, 2:30pm – 3:30pm  & Grades 3-5, 2:30pm – 4pm

Wednesday, November 1, 2017hello-november

  • 9:30am – K122 & K126 have a trip to Prospect Park
  • 9:30am – 1-208 & 1-215 have a trip to Vesuvio’s Pizzeria
  • 10:30am K139 has a trip to Prospect Park
  • City Harvest Food Drive begins.  Kindly, send in Non-Perishable Foods with current expiration dates.
  • 2:20pm – 4:20pm Federation Arts After School

Thursday, November 2, 2017 happy-thursday-hd-wallpaper-with-quote

  • 9am Power of One Assembly for Students
  • 9:30am – 1-217 has a trip to Vesuvio’s Pizzeria
  • 2:20pm – 4:20pm Project Smarts After School

Friday, November 3, 2017happy-sunday-happy-weekend fall

  • Enrichment Clusters – Week # 5

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.

Apply For Lunch Onlinelunch apply

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.

 

10/22/17 Weekly Announcements & Important Reminders from your PC…

Here’s what’s going on at TAOTS this week on

October 23 – October 27!

Monday, October 23, 2017

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  • Parent Communication Day!  Please be sure to make an appointment with your child’s teachers in advance to meet with them to discuss any issues, concerns, or just to catch up.
  • NYSCA – Please contact Ms. Appelbaum if you would like to set up your NYC Schools Account.  Your NYCSA will allow you to access your child’s past and future grades, attendance , and lateness.

Tuesday, October 24 , 2017 learning-quotes

  • 11:10am – K139 has a walking trip to the Highlawn Library
  • Brooklyn Engineering for Kids, Grades K-2, 2:30pm – 3:30pm  & Grades 3-5, 2:30pm – 4pm

Wednesday, October 25, 2017wednesday-inspiration

  • 2:20pm – 4:20pm Federation Arts Afterschool

Thursday, October 26, 2017

  • 11:10am – K122 & K126 has a walking trip to the Highlawn Library
  • 2:20pm – 4:20pm Project Smarts Afterschool

Friday, October 27, 2017 family movie night

  • Enrichment Clusters – Week #4
  • 10:30am – 4-224 has trip to the Museum Of The Native Americans
  • PTO Movie Night 6pm in the Auditorium

Important Reminders

Middle School Update for 5th Grade

Save the Date : Monday , October 30, 2017 Middle School Workshop –

Nest Middle School Workshop 5:30pm &

General Education Middle School Workshop 6:30pm

City Harvest Food Drivecity harvest food for the hungry

City Harvest Food Drive will begin on Wednesday, November 1, 2017.  Kindly, send in Non-Perishable Foods with current expiration dates.

Apply For Lunch Onlinelunch apply

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.

 

Join TAOTS for a Tribes Family Mixer !

Tribes Family Mixer

When: Thursday, October 19, 2017

Time: 6pm (PTO Meeting to follow)

    Where: Library

You will get an opportunity to engage in the same activities that are used in your children’s classrooms and school wide.  This workshop will help strengthen the home school connection by enabling our families to reinforce the Tribes Learning Communities Program at home.

You will also get to meet our Tribes Leaders/ TAOTS Teachers who have received an intensive Tribes Training this summer and will help to deepen the Tribes work that we are doing at TAOTS.

We look forward to engaging with you as a TAOTS Tribe! tribes holding hands

Karen Konstan

Guidance Counselor/Tribes Leader Facilitator

10/15/17 Weekly Announcements & Important Reminders from your PC…

Here’s what’s happening this week at TAOTS!

October 16th – October 20th !

Monday, October 16, 2017happy-monday-quotes-weekly-happiness

  • 8:15am PTO Special Election Meeting
  • 9am Class Parent Breakfast for selected Class Parents

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

  • 5:30pm -7:30pm District Middle School Fair at IS 303

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

  • 9am SLT
  • 2:20pm – 4:20pm Federation After School
  • 5:30pm – 7:30pm Middle School Open House at Urban Assembly School for Criminal Justice

Thursday, October 19, 2017

  • 2:20pm – 4:20pm Project Smarts After School
  • 6pm PTO Meeting in the Library

Friday, October 20, 2017

  • Enrichment Clusters – Week #3
  • Mark Twain RFT Forms are due