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******SCHOOL BEGINS AT 8:00AM AND ENDS AT 2:20PM ******SUMMER 2015******ORDER YOUR MS 172 HOODIE TODAY - FLYER IS BELOW - CLICK ON THE WORD HOODIE AND THE ORDER FORM WILL PRINT *** HAVE A WONDERFUL AND SAFE SUMMER !****SEPTEMBER 2015- 1ST DAY OF SCHOOL WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2015 *******THE 2015 “BACK-TO-SCHOOL NIGHT” AND FIRST PTA MEETING FOR THE 2015-16 SCHOOL YEAR WILL TAKE PLACE ON WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, STARTING AT 6:30PM. HIGH SCHOOL PARENTS, PLEASE CHECK OUR HIGH SCHOOL CORNER LISTED BELOW FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION******WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE ADDED TO OUR EMAIL LIST? PLEASE EMAIL DHOCHRAD@SCHOOLS.NYC.GOV -PLEASE INCLUDE YOUR EMAIL INFORMATION AND YOUR CHILD'S NAME AND CLASS- WE WILL KEEP YOU UPDATED ON ALL IMPORTANT INFORMATION*************PLEASE CHECK THE PTA LINK FOR IMPORTANT INFORMATION ***************

IRWIN ALTMAN  MIDDLE SCHOOL 172 

81-14 257 Street                                                               
Floral Park, New York 11004
(718) 831-4000 FAX: (718) 831-4008  

Mr. Jeffrey D. Slivko, Principal
Mr. Thomas Scarpinato, Assistant Principal  
Ms. Maureen Rodriguez, Assistant Principal 
Ms. Mary Alarcon, Assistant Principal
Mr. Myles Nash - Assistant Principal I.A.

New York Citizenship Information
 
                   
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Understanding the New IEP Form: Information for Families

               


School starts promptly at 8:00am every morning.  
Absence and lateness are reported on the high school application.
Please remember, 90% attendance is a promotional criterion. 

SUMMER 2015                                                           

Many thanks and our great appreciation for all of the support and assistance that the MS 172 PTA has provided for the students, families and staff this past year and every year. Special thanks to those PTA Exec Board members who will be “graduating” this year.

Students owing money for books will not receive their report cards or diplomas until their account is settled.

 Summer school begins on Monday, July 1 and finishes Thursday, July 30) (parents will be notified if their child will need to attend summer school the week of June 1. Summer school will be held at MS 158.

There will be a program for ELLs at MS 158 as well.

Any attendance errors on report cards must be reported to the school no later than Monday, June 29- changes cannot be made after this date. (Call Ms. Morrison at 718 831-4000, ext. 1330 between 8:00 and 11:00am)

We have accomplished many things this year and wish to thank our parents, students and staff for their cooperation, hard work and dedication to our school community. To all our graduates and their families, we wish you good luck in your future endeavors and are confident that you will be successful in fulfilling your dreams

May you all enjoy a wonderful, restful summer vacation and we look forward to many new and continued successes in the coming school year.

 

Very truly yours,

Jeffrey D. Slivko, Principal


Please note: The first day of school for the 2015-16 school year is Wednesday, September 9, 2015

 All students have a summer reading assignment which will be distributed with report cards. The reading assignment and supply list is also posted below on this page.

The 2015 “Back-to-School Night” and first PTA meeting for the 2015-16 school year will take place on Wednesday, September 16, starting at 6:30pm.


                                      Ms. Borger, MS 172 Library 

Summer Reading Announcement from the Irwin Altman MS 172 Library

“No more pencil, no more books…..” you know the song…But SUMMER IS A GREAT TIME FOR READING!! In fact, it is essential.  Reading over the summer months prevents THE SUMMER SLIDE aka SUMMER BRAIN DRAIN.  Student’s reading scores can decline up to six months, if they don’t read over the summer.  Reading at least 60 minutes a week can prevent this.  And what’s even better is you can read ANYTHING to keep your reading muscles strong.  A great place to read is at your local public library’ NY State Summer Reading program.  This year’s theme is Every Hero has a Story.  Go to your local branch library or sign up online at www.summerreading.org.

But there are lots of other ways to read over the summer.  Continuing students can use their MyOn accounts all summer and  new students can log on to www.myon.com  school name: Irwin Altman MS172 with user name: 172Qmax password: read 






 



    

              

          

       SUMMER READING ASSIGNMENTS AND SUPPLY LISTS


INCOMMING 6TH GRADE STUDENTS (STUDENTS ENTERING 6TH GRADE AS OF SEPTEMBER 2015


2015_Incoming_Gr_6_supply_and_reading_letter1NEW1.doc

CHARACTERMAP.docx

FriendlyLetterFormatGr6.doc

SummerReadingRUBRICgr6.doc

summer_reading_assignment_gr_61NEW.doc





RISING 7TH GRADE STUDENTS (STUDENTS ENTERING 7TH GRADE AS OF SEPTEMBER 2015)


Grade7SupplyListandSummerReadingAssignment.pdf




RISING 8TH GRADE STUDENTS (STUDENTS ENTERING 8TH GRADE AS OF SEPTEMBER 2015)



Grade8SupplyListandSummerReadingAssignment.pdf

      

 

               

           
      
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 2014-2015 Executive Board

Co-Presidents
Barbara Dorcean and Tarvinder Thind (Bobby)

First V.P. of Fundraising and Volunteering:
Efy Knoell

V.P. Membership:

Susan Fernandez

Treasurer:
Pat Kaiser


Recording Secretary:
Faith Rodriguez

Corresponding Secretary:

Christina Cruz




 

 

 

 

 

                             
School hours for all students are
8:00AM - 2:20PM - Monday through Friday   










 

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