12/16/18 Weekly Announcements & Important Reminders from your PC…

TAOTS is Spreading Holiday Cheer on December 17 – 21!

Monday – December 17, 2018 –  Holiday Dress Up for Winter Concerts

Come dressed to impress in your beautiful holiday outfits for your Winter Concert.

Families are welcome to come to the performances.

 8:45 am – Kindergarten & 1st Grade           10 am – 4th & 5th Grades                           1 pm – 2nd & 3rd Grades

Tuesday, December 18, 2018  – Holiday Ugly Sweater Day

  • Come dressed in your ugliest, silliest and most outrageous holiday “Ugly Sweater”  If you don’t own an ugly sweater you can be creative and make one!
  • 2:20 – 3 pm Parent Communication Day.  Please be sure to make an appointment with your child’s teachers if you would like to having a meeting.

Wednesday, December 19, 2018 – PTO Planetarium Event 

  • Our Generous PTO is bringing an amazing indoor planetarium into our TAOTS Gym. Children will visit the planetarium as they are guided on a magical tour of our Winter Skies.
  • 2:20 – 4:20 pm Federation after school enrichment program 

Thursday, December 20, 2018 –  Classroom Cultural-TRIBES Celebrations

  • Throughout the day, classes will conclude their holiday study  by engaging in an interactive TRIBES activity . In addition, Classroom Teachers and Class Parents will organize a fun celebration by enjoying and sampling  healthy cultural treats. Specific classroom celebration information will be shared with you by your classroom teacher and class parent(s).
  • 8:30 am – PTO Meeting in the Auditorium
  • 9:30 am – Stress Reduction & Mindfulness Workshop for Parents in the Auditorium. 

Friday, December 21, 2018 –  FUN SCHOOL SNOW DAY!!!!!

  • No!  Although it would be fun, you CAN NOT stay home!!!  Instead, we will have our own Snow Day here. Come to school in your warmest, coziest pajamas or lounge wear.  We will spend some time during the day doing all the things we do at home on a Snow Day like, playing board games, doing arts and crafts,  reading our favorite books and eating some healthy holiday treats – you get the idea!

Winter Recess is December 24 – January 1

School will resume on Wednesday , January 2 , 2018 

12/9/18 Weekly Announcements & Weekly Reminders from your PC…

Here’s what’s happening at TAOTS on December 10 – 14!

Monday, December 10, 2018

Town Hall Open Sessions – Parents Are Welcome to Attend M

8:45: K-122 Open Session, Room 337 

9:30: K-126 Open Session, Room 337 

11:05: K-139 Open Session, Room 337 

1:00 – 1:25 pm ALL 3RD GRADE – Performance in Auditorium

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 

8:45: 2-212 Open Session, Room 337 

9:30: 2-219 Open Session, Room 337 

11:05: 2-210 Open Session, Room 337 

11:55: 1-215 Open Session, Room 337 

12:40: 1-217 Open Session, Room 337 

1:25: 1-208 Open Session, Room 337 

  • 2:20 – 3 pm Parent Communication Day.  Please be sure to make an appointment with your child’s teacher to meet with .
  • 5 pm – PBS New Nest Families workshop in the library .
  • 6 pm – Managing the Holidays for Nest Families in the library.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 

  • 9 am & 6 pm TAOTS Open House for incoming 2019 Families.
  • 2:20 – 4:20 pm Federation after school enrichment program.

Thursday, December 13, 2018 

Friday, December 14, 2018

  • 8:20 – 9:20 am Enrichment Clusters – last day of cycle 1.
  • 9:30 Kindergarten & 4th Grade have a trip to Enrichment through the Arts.
  • Last day to submit your Middle School Applications .
  • Last day to donate toys to the toy drive.

Important Reminders

Spreading Holiday Cheer at TAOTS

Monday, December 17 – 21 , 2018 is Spreading Holiday Cheer Week at TAOTS.  Please refer to the monthly calendar , website, and emails.  Feel free to reach out if you have any questions.

Dress Code

We just wanted to send you some helpful links with pictures of the Uniform & Gym Uniforms .  Please see the links below. https://www.landsend.com/shop/schooluniforms/-/N-g54? 

Please keep in mind that the gym uniform should be grey sweat pants with ANY TAOTS t-shirt or red, white or grey T-Shirt.  Students can also wear their Kindergarten Stepping Up t-shirt, 100% Attendance t – shirts, and their holiday blue ribbon t-shirt.  Kindly, reach out to Ms. Appelbaum if you are experiencing any hardship with purchasing uniforms or if you have any questions. Also , remember that when you use the above link, TAOTS receives proceeds! Thank you for all your support and cooperation!

No Idling 

Please do not keep your cars running while dropping off your children.  Kindly, turn off your cars and lock them.  There have been reports of theft in the area when leaving your cars parked and unlocked.

Dressing for the Cold Weather

We would like to thank all our families who have been making the effort to dress their children in the school uniform.

This is a kind reminder to dress your children in layers appropriate to the changing weather.  We suggest sending a sweater so that your child may keep a sweater behind their chair.

Kindly remember to dress your children in sneakers or safe comfortable shoes.

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TAOTS is Very Proud To Announce Our November Scholars & Citizens of the Month!

IK333 Raehn A. Dominic C.
K139 Mohammed B. Sepphora M.
K122 Behruz B. Liora C.
K126 Mubina A. Mateo F.
1-208 Ioanna P. Zander L.
1-215 Catherine P. Xavier O.
1-217 Omar B. & Lola R. Irakli L. & Michael S.
2-210 Francesca D. Benjamin H.
2-212 Sofie C. Noah S.
2-219 Alexandra M. Serena H.
3-218 Sasha V. Marisa D.
3-222 Valerie L. Nikolozi G. & Hiba M.
3-231 Meghan L. Elijah F.
4-224 Dylan S. Haneen R.
4-233 Aden J. Zoe F.
4-226 Kyle S. Juliette T.
5-235 Albert B. Saba Z.
5-237 Alyssa A. Thomas F.
5-239 Maya M. Ian S.

We are proud of all of you!  Keep up the great work!