Lisa’s Weekly Note – April 29, 2018

Lisa’s Weekly Note – April 29, 2018

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Hello SMS Families! Can you believe we May is here? 2018 has been a whirlwind, and I don't expect things to slow down any time soon. Thank you to Nathan Blom for the transcendent experience for half of the HS students who saw Miss You Like Hell at The Public last week. From what I hear, MANY tears were shed by students and faculty alike. And thank you Angie Ramos (10th grade parent) for filling in as an additional chaperone. Congratulations to Ms. Shwecky and Dr. Rawson on a successful bake sale for Dress for Success. We have a substantial monetary donation to contribute, but there has also been interest in putting together a "business clothes" clothing donation. Please contact me directly if you are interested in donating or overseeing the…
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Lisa’s Weekly Note – April 22, 2018

Lisa’s Weekly Note – April 22, 2018

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Happy Earth Day SMS Families! I hope you are taking advantage of the rare beautiful day to get out there and participate in one of the Earth Day events/celebrations around the city. Congratulations to the 3rd Grade on a successful Town Hall presentation on persuasive essays and stamp design, and thank you HS Choir for performing for everyone--it was great for the younger students to have the opportunity to hear you at Town Hall!   Thank you to Jill Jones, Yulia Freynk, and Jen Laing for their help with K-12 picture retakes and 12th grade cap and gown photos. A link for proofs will be make available for parents/students in 2-3 weeks. I hope everyone knows what an asset our local branch (Riverside branch) of the New York Public Library…
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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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2018 Play-a-thon: May 12-13

2018 Play-a-thon: May 12-13

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SMS Play-a-thon – Fundraising Event for Your Child’s Music Education   FRIDAY, MAY 11 Busking at Tucker Square Columbus Ave & W 66th St, New York, NY 10023 SATURDAY, MAY 12* Concerts at BARNES AND NOBLE UNION SQUARE 33 E 17th St, New York, NY 10003 *REVISED SCHEDULE 10:00-10:45 am- 5th 10:45-11:30 am – 8th 11:30-12:15 pm – 7th 12:15-1:00 pm – 2nd 1:00-1:45 pm – 4th 1:45-2:30 pm – 1st 2:30-3:15 pm - 6th 3:15-4:00 pm – 3rd 4:00-4:45 pm – K 4:45 – 5:30 pm - Drama Club 5:30-7:30 pm - OPEN SIGN UP TO PLAY! PLAY-A-THON 2018 - LOWER SCHOOL RSVP AND RE-SCHEDULE REQUESTS  SMS PLAY-A-THON 2018 - HIGH SCHOOL & ENSEMBLE REGISTRATION       RAISE FUNDS ON CROWDRISE 1. Head to https://www.crowdrise.com/o/en/campaign/sms-play-a-thon-2018 2. Scroll down and click…
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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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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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