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PTA Monthly Newsletter

Posted December 6, 2018 By Hal Miller
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December Newsletters: K-2

Posted December 5, 2018 By Hal Miller

 

 

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The deadline for families to complete middle school and high school applications has been extended to December 14.

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5th Grade Newsletter

Posted December 2, 2018 By Hal Miller
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WPIX 11 segment featuring Mrs. Heeraman & Mrs. Sanchez!

Posted November 17, 2018 By Hal Miller

November 12, 2018.

Who helps NYC’s many needy kids afford basics of schools? Teachers, and here’s how you can help

BAY RIDGE, Brooklyn- New York is one of the most expensive cities in the world, but 10 percent of its public school students are homeless. More than 20 percent live below the poverty line, and at some schools, the rate is far higher.

 

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November Newsletters

Posted November 5, 2018 By Hal Miller

 

 

 

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October is Dyslexia Awareness Month

Posted October 11, 2018 By Hal Miller

Visit the following web sites and read the article below for information regarding Dyslexia and other learning disabilities.

 

Understood.org:

Understanding Dyslexia

Dyslexia is a lifelong condition that makes it difficult for people to read. It’s the most common learning issue, although it’s not clear what percentage of kids have it. Some experts believe the number is between 5 and 10 percent. Others say as many as 17 percent of people show signs of reading issues.

Kidshealth.org:

Dyslexia

Peter works so hard at reading, but it just never gets easier. He knows he’s smart, so why can’t he read like the other kids? Peter has a problem called dyslexia. Dyslexia (say: dis-LEK-see-uh) is a learning problem some kids have. Dyslexia makes it tough to read and spell.

Understanding Dyslexia

Dyslexia (dis-LEK-see-uh) is a type of learning disability. A child with a learning disability has trouble processing words or numbers. There are several kinds of learning disabilities – dyslexia is the term used when people have trouble learning to read, even though they’re smart enough and want to learn.

 

LDAAmerica.org:

Dyslexia

The severity of this specific learning disability can differ in each individual but can affect reading fluency, decoding, reading comprehension, recall, writing, spelling, and sometimes speech and can exist along with other related disorders. Dyslexia is sometimes referred to as a Language-Based Learning Disability.

 

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PTA Meetings for 2018­-2019 – Update

Posted October 11, 2018 By Hal Miller
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PTA Meeting – Date Changed

Posted September 17, 2018 By Hal Miller

Please note the change of date for our PTA Meeting: Tuesday, Sept. 25 at 5:30pm.

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Parent Engagement Tuesdays

Posted September 15, 2018 By Hal Miller

2:20 – 3:00pm every Tuesday in which classes are in session.

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