The 2nd PTL Meeting will be tomorrow night at 5:30. Dinner is available for $3.00. Come to hear about updates on school fundraisers, upcoming events, and a presentation by Mrs. Powell on how to use the Parent Portal. This is a meeting you do not want to miss! Please use the playground entrance.
No School on Wednesday- Veteran's Day
VIRTUS training on Wed., Nov. 11 at 7pm in Room #110 inthe school. Register online at virtusonline.org or callRay Walsh at 516-825-1810. Please remember that if you would like to be a chaperone for a class trip or a volunteer in the school, you must have Virtus training.
NJHS Bake Sale on Thursday
The annual fall Raffle is on Saturday November 14th from 6:00 to 10:00 pm in the school cafeteria when the winning tickets will be drawn. there will be a hot & cold buffet with music and it is always fun with lots of cash and door prizes and raffle baskets. We hope that you will attend. There is a charge of $5.00 per person to attend the dinner. If you choose to attend, please send this amount along with the form that was sent home to indicate the full name of each person attending the dinner. There will be a check-in list at the door on the day of the dinner.
- Band starts this Thursday. If you have not signed up and would like to, please do so before Thursday.
- For families that live in New York City, please send in your Health Care forms.
- For 8th grade families, please send in the Diploma names and graduation fee.
- Finally, the PTL would like to say thank you to everyone that signed up this morning at school and to all those that have sent in volunteer forms to help with our Fall Festival and Book Fair. It really will be a fantastic event. It is free to all families that have paid their PTL dues and only $20 to families that have yet to pay. That's a great bargain for a family day out!! Don't forget to buy your pumpkins this weekend and carve them out, ready to be judged next Saturday at the festival!
This week the students in grades 4 and 7 will be taking the CogAt Assessments.
Please remember to hand in band forms if your child is interested in joining the school band.
The PTL would like to say thank you to all those who took the time to attend our successful first meeting. It was great to see so many families there! We would also like to remind you that the PTL Activities Fee is now past due, but it is not too late to send it in! Your child brought home a reminder notice last week detailing the many things that this fee covers. Our first event of the year will be the Fall Festival on which will take place on October 10th. This will be a fun afternoon filled with numerous games and activities, and is free to all PTL members. Please plan on joining us. If you would like to help out at this event, check your child's backpack for a volunteer form.
This week, your child came home with a note about how we are celebrating the Pope’s visit to New York. On Thursday, the students will not have homework. Please use this time in prayer as the Pope arrives in New York City. Pray that people hear the Pope’s message on justice, and pray for his safety during his visit. On Friday, teachers and students may dress down if you offer a $2.00 donation to the Missions. Pope Francis wants us to all serve those less fortunate. We are also collecting canned goods on Friday. Please refer to the website for specific items needed.
Please return Band forms. They were due today.
If you have a child in grades K-8, please be sure to return the Handbook Signature Page. Your child will not be able to use the computer in Technology class if this is not returned. If you have a child in grades 4-8, please be sure to return the Parent Portal form. The portal will open this Friday.
Week of 9/21
Pie and Cake Sale envelopes went home with the children on Thursday. Please check their back packs for the flyer and try to support our school!
The children in grades 1-8 attended a Band Demonstration. They were able to hear and see the instruments offered. If your child is interested in joining the band, please send the form in by Wednesday. Grades 1 and 2 can only choose violin.
F.A.S.T Athletics begins this week for students in Pre-K through Grade 8. If your child would like to sign up, there is still room in each session. Please send in the form ASAP!
Please do not park in the "No Parking Zone" in front of the school. It is important for that area to be open for the buses.
If you need to pick up your child early, you must do so before 2:00 pm. Any parents arriving after 2 must pick up their child in the school yard for regular dismissal.
Pre-K and Nursery Parents: If you are dropping your child off prior to the start of their school day, please utilize our Before Care Program, or wait with your child outside until the teacher comes out. It is important that our lobby be clear each morning.