Lisa’s Weekly Note – October 2, 2017

Lisa’s Weekly Note – October 2, 2017

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Hello SMS Families! It was great seeing so many of you at Curriculum Night. It's hard to believe October is here, and things are well underway. Tis the season for school applications. Please be sure to be up to date on all deadlines whether you are applying to kindergarten, middle school, high school, or college! **Please note that on Thursday, October 5 and Friday, October 6, KMC will be closed for Succoth: this means that the K-8 does not have music lessons or any afterschool, and parents are not permitted in the building. The building IS open to students for their regular, academic classes. HS classes, lessons, and music classes will go on, as scheduled. HURRICANE RELIEF INFO: In conjunction with the City of New York, Kaufman Music Center has…
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Lisa’s Weekly Note – September 25, 2017

Lisa’s Weekly Note – September 25, 2017

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Hello SMS Families! October is right around the corner, and in spite of 90 degree days, the smells of fall are in the air. We hope to see you all at Curriculum Night this Thursday, so you can get an overview of what to expect this year for your child/ren. There will also be PTA representatives on hand to sell SMS Merchandise and receive PTA donations. HOUSEKEEPING: Middle School Families: Please return your permission slips (attached) for the MS team building field trip (October 4) as soon as possible, and fill out the High Exposure waiver here. No student can attend the trip without having completed both. All Families: Blue Cards went home with your student last week. Please fill out both and return to school as soon as possible…
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Lisa’s Weekly Note – September 18, 2017

Lisa’s Weekly Note – September 18, 2017

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Hello SMS families! I hope you are out enjoying the lovely weekend. Please remember we have a short week ahead. Below is the SMS weekly event calendar. Feel free to reach out to me with any questions you have. HOUSEKEEPING: MS Families: Please return your permission slips (attached) for the MS team building field trip (October 4) as soon as possible, and fill out the High Exposure waiver  here. No student can attend the trip without having completed both. Elementary Families and HS Families: Blue Cards went home with your student last week. Please fill out both and return to school as soon as possible so we can have up to date emergency information available. MS Families: Your blue cards will come home on Monday. Please fill out and return both cards as soon as possible. OPEN SLT &…
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Lisa’s Weekly Note – September 11, 2017

Lisa’s Weekly Note – September 11, 2017

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Hello and welcome back SMS families! Congratulations on your first week of school (even though it was only two days!) It has been so wonderful seeing everyone return and getting to know the new faces. Below is our weekly calendar of events--I hope many of you will make it to our first PTA meeting of the year on Friday (be sure to bring picture ID to gain entrance to the building). Please feel free to reach out if you have any questions about the contents of this email or if you need further assistance. Housekeeping: All families can see their end of year grades, attendance record, and standardized test results on their NYC Schools Account. If you have not yet set up your account, or if you are having trouble logging in, please…
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Lisa’s Weekly Note – September 1, 2017

Lisa’s Weekly Note – September 1, 2017

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Hello SMS families! Enjoy those end of summer barbeques and dips in the pool or summer surf--it's almost time to get back to school. Please see the attached September calendars for you planning. Please note, there are TWO separate calendars: one for Elementary/Middle School and one for High School. Also note that MS and HS have delayed start times on the first day of school. Middle schoolers report to school at 9:00 am, and high schoolers report to school at 10:00 am on September 7.   Check out the Chalkbeat article on the 3rd-8th grade state test scores--SMS is at the top of the list!   Huge congratulations go out to SMS Kindergarten teacher, Stephanie Cherubin, on the birth of her son, Casper Alexander Antonelli-Cherubin! We are so happy for her, and we can't wait to meet baby Casper!…
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