Summer newsletter 2016 (2).pdf
PARENTS- Our phone system is experiencing some technical difficulties please contact Ms. Gray ( Parent Coordinator) at email@example.com with any questions you may have.
Please review the attachment above. It is our summer Parent 411 Newsletter with pertinent information regarding our upcoming 2016-2017 school year.
Please click on our Parent 411 tab to the left to view our school supply lists from Pre-k to 5th grade.
Any new parents in need of registering for the upcoming school year, registration begins Sept. 6th from 9 am to 11 am.
IT IS BACK TO SCHOOL ON SEPT. 8th- Staggered schedule for Pre-K and a half day for Kindergarten. It is a full day for 1st - 5th grade. SEE YOU SOON!
YOUR CEC(Community Education Council) CALENDAR MEETINGS ARE HAPPENING EVERY MONTH AND YOU ARE INVITED TO ATTEND!
GET INFORMED, GET EMPOWERED AND LET YOUR VOICE BE HEARD!
SEPT. 20TH CALENDAR MEETING; TIME- 7 pm - LOCATION: PS 106 2120 SAINT RAYMONDS AVE.
OCT. 18TH CALENDAR MEETING; TIME- 7 pm - LOCATION: PS 96 650 WARING AVE.
NOV. 15TH CALENDAR MEETING;TIME - 7 pm - LOCATION: PS 481 6184 WHITE PLAINS RD.
DEC. 20TH CALENDAR MEETING:TIME- 7 pm - LOCATION: PS 121 2750 THROOP AVE.
Reminder For All Parents-
Every Tuesday 40 minutes is set aside specifically from 2:20-3:35 pm JUST FOR YOU!
Parent engagement is taking place each and every Tuesday during this time please take advantage and join us!
Check your child's planner, homework folder, class page and listen out for phone blast reminders about all the great
ways we are working with you throughout the building. From our classroom teachers to the parent coordinator there are opportunities to be actively engaged in your child's learning experience.
Arrival for all students is 8:00 am &
Dismissal time is 2:20 pm:
A) Arrival & Dismissal Locations-
Pre-K - Pre-K students line up for arrival & dismissal in the front side yard. Teachers are outside during arrival time to greet the students.
Kindergarten -Kindergarten students line up for arrival & dismissal in the large school yard in the back of the school EVERYDAY! Kindergarten students line up near the back of the yard near the basketball hoops. Teachers during arrival time are outside to meet the students.
1st Grade - 5th Grade - 1st - 5th grade students enter into the school via the large school yard at the back of the school for arrival and are dismissed in the large school yard.
PARENTS PLEASE CLICK ON THE PARENT 411 TAB IN THE DIRECTORY TO ACCESS OUR SCHOOL PARENT HANDBOOK, SCHOOL SUPPLY LIST , SCHOOL PROTOCOL INFORMATION AND MUCH MORE.
Just a reminder: P.S. 160 is a uniform school . Students should wear navy bottoms (no jeans) and white collared shirts with a red tie. Shoes should be navy or black.
As required by State law, you are responsible for ensuring that students are fully vaccinated against specific preventable diseases in order to attend school. Please note the following changes to immunization requirements that will be in place for the 2015–16 school year:
- The second dose of the Measles, Mumps, and Rubella vaccine (MMR) is now required for all students in kindergarten through twelfth grade. Previously, the second dose of MMR was required by age seven.
- Two doses of the Varicella (chicken pox) vaccine are now required for all students in kindergarten, first, sixth, and seventh grade. Previously, two doses of the Varicella (chicken pox) vaccine were required for all students in kindergarten and sixth grade.
- Four doses of the Polio vaccine (IPV/OPV) are required for all students in kindergarten, first, sixth, and seventh grade; three doses are acceptable if the third dose was received at age four or older. If the third dose was not received at age four or older, the fourth dose must be given at age four or older.
- Five doses of the DTaP are required for all students in kindergarten through fifth grade; the fifth dose should be given at age four or older. Four doses are acceptable if the fourth dose was received at age four or older.
Please note that these updated requirements will be posted on the school health website later this summer. For questions about immunization requirements, contact your Borough Health Director or Julia Sykes.
Please Click on the Parent 411 tab then click on the Parent Coordinator page. You will find school supply lists for all grades. The supply lists for K- 5th grade are listed in the resource box on the bottom right hand side of the page.
Dear Walt Disney School Community,
The Walt Disney School is a dynamic, exciting, and educationally stimulating place where students are encouraged to reach their fullest potential. The motto of our school is: "The future starts here. Believe, Achieve, Succeed!" The culture of the school emphasizes high expectations, creativity, respect and the cooperation of family, community and school.
The Walt Disney School staff is committed to providing a nurturing, academic environment. It is through this environment that we create lifelong learners who will meet the challenges of the 21st century.
Our school's success is built on the foundation of strong partnerships between students, parents, staff and community. Together, we bring to life our shared vision for our school. The acquisition of the knowledge, skills and values required to effectively participate in a rapidly changing world begins in elementary school. The members of the Walt Disney School staff are committed to assisting our students in meeting these demands. The students, parents, staff and community truly make the Walt Disney School a great place to learn.