Lisa’s Weekly Note – January 28

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Hello SMS Families! January has disappeared before our eyes, and February is upon us. I have attached both the HS February Calendar and the Elementary/Middle School Calendar to this email. We have had radical shifts in the weather, and with that, we have also had a dramatic uptick in illness. Please reinforce good habits with your children in dressing appropriately for the weather AND frequent hand washing. HOUSEKEEPING: K-12 METROCARDS: Qualifying students receive their second semester MetroCard this week. The new MetroCards WILL NOT WORK until February 1. Please do NOT discard your current card after you receive your new card. Your current card will remain active through January 31. Kindergarten-8th grade: Please return signed permission slips and money for the K-8 Chelsea Piers Ice skating event as soon as…
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Lisa’s Weekly Note – January 2

Lisa’s Weekly Note – January 2

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Hello SMS families and Happy New Year!! I hope you all had a festive and restful break and are ready to get back to business. Winter is definitely here, so please make sure all hats, gloves, scarves, and coats are labeled so there is a shot at getting them back to their owners. We hope to see you at this Friday's General PTA Meeting at 8:45 am on the 2nd floor of KMC. SLT NEWS: The SLT has been hard at work this year. Please see their 2018 goals below: By June 2018, the 3-12 social studies teachers will collaboratively develop CCLS aligned units of study with a focus on primary source documents to improve rigorous instruction as evidenced by the development of five units of study. By June 2018…
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Amazon Shopping = School Earns Free Money!

Amazon Shopping = School Earns Free Money!

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We wanted to remind everyone of the SMS Amazon program. This is not just for holiday shopping, but shop amazon anytime and SMS earns up to 15% in referral fees throughout the year.   Click on the Amazon link above to go to Amazon.com through Special Music School PTA’s reward program. The process is simple and quick. You use your own login and personal account to shop.  The only difference is that the school code is embedded in the link.  This school code lets Amazon know that you are being referred by your school to the site. How much does the school earn? Again, Our school will receive up to 15% in referral fees for any purchases that are made on the Amazon site.   You can share the link…
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