12/18/22 Weekly Updates from your Parent Coordinator

We are very excited for a week of Spreading Holiday Cheer at TAOTS on 12/19/22 – 12/23/22:

Monday, December 19, 2022 – Festive Dress Up Day for Mr.Dubin’s Concert/Sing-Along 

Parents are Welcome to Attend 9AM IK & 1st Grade, 10AM 4th Grade & 5th Grade, and 1PM 2nd Grade & 3rd Grade  

  • Come dressed up to jingle and sing in your festive holiday outfit. Enjoy a sing along/concert with Mr. Dubin.

Tuesday, December 20, 2022Gingerbread House Making, Door Judging Contest & Wear Purple for Ms. Cavallino

  • The student council will judge the doors and give the winning class on each grade a certificate.
  • Students & Staff will wear Purple in Honor of Ms. Cavallino for her continuing strength and resilience in her ongoing fight with cancer.
  • Students will make their own mini gingerbread houses in class with their teachers and classmates. 

Wednesday, December 21, 2022 –Holiday Movin’ & Groovin’ Day

  • Come dressed in your TAOTS gym clothes and sneakers.  You and your classmates will enjoy a period of movement fun with Ms.  Hunt.

Thursday, December 22, 2022 Cultural Celebration Day

  • Classes will engage students in an interactive community building TRIBES activity.  In addition, Classroom Teachers will organize a fun cultural celebration by enjoying & sampling pre-packaged healthy cultural treats.  Students will take turns highlighting their favorite holiday tradition and may have a “show and tell” with holiday items, memories, pictures or sentimental items that are special to their family. Specific classroom celebration information will be shared with you by your classroom teacher. 

Friday, December 23, 2022 Enrichment Cluster Showcase – Parent are Welcome to Attend

  • Parents are invited to attend between 8:30 AM

School will be closed on Monday, December 26, 2022 – Monday, January 2, 2023. School will resume on Tuesday, January 3, 2023.

Picture Retake/Makeup Day and Sibling Picture Day will be on Thursday, January 5, 2023.

Wishing all our Families, Staff, and TAOTS Community a Safe, Healthy, and Happy Holiday & New Year!

12/11/22 Weekly Update from your PC

Dear TAOTS Families & Staff,

We hope that all is well.  Please read the attached letters below from Ms. Sportella in ALL Languages.

Here’s what’s going at TAOTS on 12/12/22 – 12/16/22:

Monday, December 12, 2022 – Login to your NYCSA

Tuesday, December 13, 2022 – Parent Communication Time 

  • 2:20 PM – 3:00 PM Parent Communication Time.  Please make an appointment with your child’s teacher if you would like to chat with them.
  • 9:00 AM SLT Meeting

Wednesday, December 14, 2022 – Happy Wednesday

Thursday, December 15, 2022 – Virtual PTO Meeting

  • 7:00 PM Virtual PTO Meeting 

Friday, December 16, 2022 – Have a great weekend!

December Dates to Remember 

December 13th – 9:00 AM SLT Meeting 

December 14th – Last day to donate new PJ to the Pajama Drive 

December 15th – 7:00 PM Virtual December PTO Meeting 

December 19th – Festive Dress to perform in the Winter Concert with Mr. Dubin – Parents are Welcome to Attend 9AM IK & 1st Grade, 10AM 4th Grade & 5th Grade, and 1PM 2nd Grade & 3rd Grade

December 20th – Gingerbread Making, Door Judging, & Wear Purple for Ms. Cavallino

December 21st – Holiday Movin n’ Groovin with Ms. Hunt 

December 22nd – Cultural Celebrations

December 23rd – Enrichment Cluster Showcase to end Cycle 1 – Parents are Welcome to Attend 8:30 AM 

December 26th – January 2nd – School Closed for Winter Recess. School Resumes on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2023.