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MOVIE NIGHT this FRIDAY

HELLO FAMILIES The Neighborhood School & S.T.A.R. Academy are invited to MOVIE NIGHT WILL BE HELD FRIDAY ~ MARCH 16TH, 2018 Food AND drinks start at 5:30 p.m. Movie COCO starts at 6:00 p.m. $3 per Child and all Adults FREE Please feel free to invite your child’s friends outside of our schools the party will be bigger and better!

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Nominate your favorite teacher for a 2018 Blackboard Award!

Nominate your favorite teacher for a 2018 Blackboard Award!

Since 2002, Blackboard Awards have been honoring excellence in education in New York City. Take a moment to thank a teacher who adds so much to your child’s life and to your school community by nominating she or he for a 2018 Blackboard Award for Teachers.

You can submit your nomination here http://www.newyorkfamily.

com/blackboard-awards/teacher-nomination

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Join Girls on the Run at The Neighborhood School this Spring!

At Girls on the Run, girls learn life skills through fun, engaging lessons that celebrate the joy of movement. Trained volunteer coaches use a research-based curriculum to teach lessons through discussion, activities and running games. Girls meet twice a week for ten weeks, and the season concludes with a 5k run/walk that every girl in the program successfully completes.

Any girl grades 3-5 can join! Your child does not have to be sporty or athletic-- all ability levels are welcome.  

The program fee of $300 includes 20 lessons, a program t-shirt and materials, healthy snacks after each lesson, and registration for the Girls on the Run 5k run/walk event.  Registration is available online at gotrnyc.org/register.  Note: Scholarships are available.   

Season Details:
  • Girls on the Run practice will take place on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 3:00- 4:30 beginning on March 13th!
  • Practice will take place at the Neighborhood School and Tompkins Square Park. Pickup for all participants is in the lobby of the school. 
  • On inclement weather days, the team will still hold practice indoors.

Registration is now open at gotrnyc.org/register! Team size is 8 to 20 girls. For additional information about Girls on the Run NYC, visit gotrnyc.org or call 212.401.6377.  You can also reach out to Jane (asst coach) at jane@tnsny.org or Kimberly Wright (site liaison) at kimberly.lantay.wright@gmail.com

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CONGRATULATIONS! HANDMADE FOR PR

CONGRATULATIONS TNS COMMUNITY!  We raised $1,521 through HANDMADE FOR PR!!  

THANKS TO ALL THE MOMS, DADS, TEACHERS, PARAS, SISTERS, SISTER-IN-LAWS, NANAS & BABAS, GRANDMAS, BROTHERS, STUDENTS, ANONYMOUS, AND ALL OF OUR DONORS WHO CREATED BEAUTIFUL HANDMADE ITEMS TO SELL!

ALL PROCEEDS WILL GO TO PURCHASE AND SHIP SUPPLIES TO OUR PARTNER SCHOOL:  EUGENIA MARIA DE HOSTOS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN SAN LORENZO, PR!

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PTA Agenda for 2/15

Meeting Agenda

1. Introductions 8:40-8:50

2. Approval of Minutes 8:50-8:51

3. Updates from PTA presidents (all activities at TNS are accessible to ALL families regardless of ability to pay) 8:51-8:52

4. Presentation by Barbara DiGangi, LMSW & Jennifer Agis, LMSW about Families Thriving, a support network for our families  8:52-8:57

5. Half Day Survey results and discussion 8:57-9:02

6. Updates from Treasurers 9:02-9:04

7. Committees Reports

1. Events

1. Auction: March 8 9:04-9:10

2. Puerto Rico Fundraiser 9:10-9:12

8. Wellness: discussion of #metoo movement changed into request by parents to have more education on how to talk to their children about their bodies, age appropriate sex education and harrassment; SW to do coaching with us  9:12-17

9. Class Parents/Parent Liaisons 9:17-9:24

1. Are you getting class emails? Are you on the TNS listserve?

2. Konstella: school wide vote to adopt/not adopt software program to help with school communication & organizing

10. ECO   9:24-9:26

11. Garden   9:26-9:28

12. Old Business and New Business 9:28-9:30

Meeting adjourned 9:30

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