Welcome

 

PS 79 MAY 2014 & JUNE 2014 SCHOOL HAPPENINGS! 

Upcoming Events

JUNE 6th– MET OPERA URBAN VOICES- GRADE 2

JUNE 6th-KINDERGARTEN ORIENTATION @ 1:30

JUNE 9th – FLAG DAY CEREMONIES

JUNE 18th – PTA THANK YOU BREAKFAST!

JUNE 18th –STUDENT-OF-THE-MONTH AWARDS

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JUNE 23rd – KINDERGARTEN GRADUATION!

JUNE 24th – GRADE 5 GRADUATION!

JUNE 25th–PRE-KINDERGARTEN STEPPING UP! 
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COFFEE AND CONVERSATION-COMMON CORE
"Getting to the Core" Parent Workshop Series continues with our special guest speaker from Teachers College
 Cornelius Minor!!

Mr. Minor will focus the presentation on how YOU can help your children "Infuse Technology" to make Reading & Writing Come Alive!
Please join us in the Library
Monday, May 5th, @ 1:30pm 

PTA Mother's Day Plant Sale
May 6th-May 7th

COFFEE AND CONVERSATION-COMMON CORE
"Getting to the Core" Parent Workshop Series
Teachers College Lead Literacy Teachers
 Shannon Donohoe and Ronit Antin
present

"Primary Literacy - Setting Goals - Establishing Habits"
Please join us in the Library
Friday, May 16th, @ 8:30am 

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PTA GENERAL MEETING / ELECTIONS
Wednesday, May 28th at 7PM

PS 79 PTA PRESENTS PS 79 SPIRIT WEEK
May 27th through May 30th


PS 79 PTA PRESENTS OUR ANNUAL WALKATHON
MAY 30th!

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P.S. 79 SPRING ARTS FESTIVAL
Wednesday, May 28th at 5:30 pm

ARTS & TECHNOLOGY MUSEUM WALK - 5:30 pm

JOAN WELTZ AUDITORIUM
 
PS 79 DRUMMING CORPS
PS 79 BAND & JAZZ BAND
PS 79 THEATRE TROUPE
PS 79 DANCE COMPANY

PERFORMANCES BEGIN AT 6PM!

P.S. 79 Spring Arts/Technology Festival: May 27th through June 2nd. CLASSROOM RECITALS - MUSEUM WALKS

COME JOIN THE FUN!!!

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PS 79 SAFETY COMMITTEE MEETING
May 21st at 1:30 pm
 
PS 79 SCHOOL LEADERSHIP TEAM (SLT) MEETING
May 15th at  3:15 pm

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SCHOOL WIDE POSITIVE BEHAVIOR SUPPORT MATRIX

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   VISIT OUR CLASSES
Newsletters are online - Click on Visit Our Classes to see what is going on in all our classes at P.S. 79!

See what cooking in our specials classes:


Francis Lewis Creates with Ms. B 

         http://JBrownstein.blogspot.com 


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P.S. 79 PROUDLY PRESENTS
APRIL BOOK OF THE MONTH

MR. FLUX
by
Kyo Maclear and Matte Stephens

BOOK OF THE MONTH GUIDELINES

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PS 79's LIBRARIAN, MS. NANETTE DOUGHERTY, 

WELCOMES ALL FAMILIES TO VISIT OUR LIBRARY ONLINE!

Help your children find our library books online: 

PS 79Q LIBRARY

LIBRARY FAMILY VOLUNTEER BRIGADE EXPANDS!

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EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

2013 - 2014

  • MATHLETES OLYMPIAD TEAM!

  • WORLD DRUMMING!
  • PS 79 BAND!
  • PS 79 JAZZ BAND!
  • PS 79 DANCE COMPANY!
  • PS 79 THEATRE TROUPE!
  • PS 79 ARTIST CO-OP!

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New York State and New York City Testing
                       Schedule

GRADES 3 - 4 - 5

  • NYS ELA - APRIL 1 - 2- 3
  • NYS MATH TESTS - APRIL 30, MAY 1 - 2

GRADE 4

  • NYS PERFORMANCE SCIENCE - May 21st and 22nd
  • NYS WRITTEN SCIENCE - June 2
Click below:
http://www.p12.nysed.gov/
assessment/schedules/2014/ei-schedule-14.pdf
 

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PS 79: A Community of
 
Readers!

We are paving the road to 1000 books in every classroom!
   

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INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAMS:

  • Teacher’s College Reading and Writing Project
  • Words Their Way: Word Study and Spelling Program
  • GO- Math
  • FOSS Science
  • NYS Social Studies Program based on NYS Scope and Sequence

SCHOOL ARTS PROGRAMS:

  • The Metropolitan Opera Guild  Artist Residencies: Opera-Based Learning: The Metropolitan Opera Guild’s School Partnerships use opera to provide arts learning opportunities for all students. Our approach thoughtfully connects classroom learning with libretto writing, music composition, staging, acting, singing, literary analysis, and critical response – and provides students with opportunities to create, present, and attend opera.
  • Repertoire Exploration Workshops -Backstage Tours/Dress Rehearsal - Grade 5
  • Students Compose Opera/Dress Rehearsal – Grade 4
  • Urban Voices – A Choral Initiative – Grades 2 and 3
  • David Marquis Arts Residencies
  • Puppetry– Grade 1
  • Bhangra Dance - Kindergarten
  • Music and the Brain Keyboard Program (K-1-2)
  •     Little Kids Rock Guitar Program 
  •     World Drumming Program 

**LEARN MORE AT OUR MONTHLY SCHOOL LEADERSHIP TEAM (SLT),PARENT-TEACHER ASSOCIATION (PTA) AND  COFFEE & CONVERSATION WITH THE PRINCIPAL MEETINGS**

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ACCESS YOUR CHILD'S ARIS DATA

LOG IN TO ARIS PARENT LINK 

  ArisParentLink.org

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Please check out: 

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CHECK OUT WHAT'S GOING ON AT PS 79!

LOOK WHAT WE ARE LEARNING!!!

HELP YOUR CHILD CHOOSE BOOKS WELL!

REPORT CARDS 

PROMOTION STANDARDS

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