Lisa’s Weekly Note – April 15, 2018

Lisa’s Weekly Note – April 15, 2018

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Hello SMS Families! I hope you were able to enjoy the lovely weather on Friday and Saturday before the temperature plummeted. Congratulations to all the 3rd-8th students and teachers for a successful ELA test period. They were long days, and you can all be proud of yourselves for your hard work and dedication. HS families, Regents Prep begins this week. Ms. Palmieri will send you a detailed schedule shortly. HOUSEKEEPING: 2018-2019 DOE Calendar: Next year's school calendar has been released:  2018–19 NYC School Year Calendar.  Please note that because we are a K-12 school, our Parent/Teacher conferences sometimes differ from those in the DOE calendar. Stay abreast of future updates. K-12 Students: Picture Retake Day and Cap & Gown Senior Pictures are being taken on Thursday, 4/19. If you need retakes…
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Lisa’s Weekly Note – April 8, 2018

Lisa’s Weekly Note – April 8, 2018

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Hello and welcome back SMS Families! I hope you all had spring breaks that were both exciting and restful, and I can't wait to hear all about them. Welcome back to our HS European vacationers who should have landed just hours ago.  The school year is speeding by, and we are jumping back into action in the Elementary and Middle Schools with ELA State Testing this week, and we hope to see many of you at the PTA meeting this Friday morning. See below for details, and please note, since we have been on break, dates on the weekly and monthly calendar may change--please pay attention to any updates that come tomorrow. HOUSEKEEPING: 3-8 students: ELA testing begins on Wednesday. Please make sure your children are well rested and fed for…
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2018 Play-a-thon: May 12-13

2018 Play-a-thon: May 12-13

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The SMS Play-a-thon will take place on Saturday, May 12, 10am-6pm, and Sunday, May 13, 10:30am-6:30pm at the Barnes and Noble on Union Square.      PLAY-A-THON 2018: SAVE THE DATES Friday, May 11th, 2018   SMS Takes Manhattan  Busking in Tucker Square Columbus Avenue and W 66th-67th Street New York, NY 10023                  2:30 p.m. Middle School and High School 3:00 p.m. Elementary School Saturday, May 12th, 2018 SMS Play-a-thon at Barnes and Noble (Union Square)  33 East 17th Street New York, NY 10003 10:00 am - 6:00 pm:  Grades: K, 2nd, 4th, 6th, 8th, High School, Ensembles, Drama Club Sunday, May 13th, 2018  SMS Play-a-thon at Barnes and Noble (Union Square) 33 East 17th Street New York, NY 10003 11:00 am…
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Lisa’s Weekly Note – March 25 & April 1

Lisa’s Weekly Note – March 25 & April 1

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Hello SMS Families I find it hard to believe, but we are about to embark onto the HS minimester, and then...Spring Break!! Please note this email serves as an update for both this week AND next week.  I want to congratulate our middle school students on their hard work and amazing performances for their extended play and lecture recital performances. You showed great maturity, skill, and knowledge.  HOUSEKEEPING:  HS STUDENTS: Minimester assignments were sent to you this weekend along with any necessary permission slips. Please bring in your permission slips tomorrow! HS STUDENTS; The SAT/PSAT School Day has been rescheduled for Tuesday, April 24th. All students will report to school at regular start time, 8:00 am, and the exam will start promptly at 8:30 am.  As outlined with the March 21st exam, you may…
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Lisa’s Weekly Note – March 18

Lisa’s Weekly Note – March 18

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Hello SMS Families! It was wonderful seeing so many K-8 parents at the Elementary and Middle School conferences on Thursday. Thank you to the PTA for providing a delicious pizza lunch for the K-8 faculty! HOUSEKEEPING: Wednesday, 3/21: 10th & 11th Grade: It is imperative that students arrive ON TIME to school for PSATs and SATs. They will need to be prepared with #2 pencils, and a graphing calculator. No students will be permitted to leave school early without express written consent from a parent. PARENT NYC SCHOOL SURVEYS 2018:  It is very important that you take the time to fill out your survey, either online, or in paper form. This give the DOE and SMS valuable information about how YOU feel about YOUR CHILD'S experience at SMS. It only takes about 3 minutes. Please see…
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Check out the SMS Live Auction Items!

Check out the SMS Live Auction Items!

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Week of Tango Music in Stowe, Vermont (Estimated Value: $2,500 each; starting bid: $500) Stay seven days and six nights in a beautiful house with incredible scenic views of Stowe, Vermont.    2 concert halls, 7 spacious practice rooms, Steinway Pianos B and D. The house and the halls are located in a 150 acres property with breathtaking landscapes, five minutes from the Stowe village and with easy access to mountain trails, rivers, boutique shops and much more. (Meals are not included). Includes three hours of daily Tango music coaching (total 18 hours)   7 Night Stay in Luxurious Harlem Studio (Estimated Value: $1,250; starting bid: $500) This spacious, quiet, bright luxury studio is ready to host your family or friends. Dishwasher, washer/dryer, fitness room, virtual doorman, soaking tub and unobstructed…
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