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Principal's Weekly Message

The Petrides School


The Week of April 24, 2017 

Dear Parents,

Here’s what’s happening next week . . .


7:00 am Test Prep session for 3rd grade students

9:30 to 11:30 Pre K In-School Trip: Watch Me Grow

3:30 pm School Leadership Team Meeting, room B187

6:30 pm PAWS Award Ceremony, Auditorium

7:00 pm COLLEGE FAIR, Student Cafeteria

7:00 pm PTA General Membership Meeting, room B187

10th Grade Trip to Washington D.C.

7:00 am Test Prep Session for 3rd graders

8:00 to 9:30 am Parents as Partners: Beaks of Finches Lab, for parents of students in Class 820

6th Grade Trip to Medieval Times

2:30 to 4:30 pm Test Prep Session for 4th grade students

10th Grade Trip to Washington D.C. continues

8:00 am Related Services Provider Support Group, room B130

Middle School Social Studies Fair, H Building
8:30 to 9:30 am Guests of 5th and 6th grade students
10:00 to 11:00 am Guests of 7th and 8th grade students

9:00 to 10:20 am Parents as Partners: Beaks of Finches Lab, for parents of students in Class 821

Looking Ahead . . .
May 3rd, 4th, 5th – State Assessment in Mathematics administered to students in grades 3 through 7
May 9th at 1:00 pm - National Junior Honor Society Induction Ceremony
May 11th at 7 pm – PTA Hosts: Kindergarten Fashion Show
May 12th (all day) – PTA Hosts: Spring Plant Sale (in the Quad, weather permitting)
May 16th at 7:00 pm – Spring Concert (Middle School groups perform)
May 18th – 8th Grade Trip to Rocking Horse Ranch
May 18th – 5 to 8 pm PETRIDES STREET FAIR (non-traditional Parent Teacher conferences)
May 18th – 7:00 pm Spring Concert (High School groups perform)
May 22nd at 9:00 am – Save a Life Tour (including special assembly and drunk/distracted driving simulation experience) for high school students
May 26th – Senior Prom at Staten Island Hilton Garden Inn
June 1st – Alumni Career Day (for high school students)
June 5th at 9:00 am – Pre K Memory Walk Down the Yellow Brick Road
June 5th at 12:00 pm – Kindergarten Celebration: Oh, The Places You’ll Go!
June 6th – 8th Grade Dinner Dance, The Vanderbilt
June 7th at 7 pm – 4th Grade Red Carpet Ceremony
June 8th – Chancellor’s Conference Day, no school for students
June 8th at 7:00 pm – Senior Awards Night, Auditorium
June 12th – Clerical Day Elementary/Middle School (no school for students in
June 13th – Regents Week begins . . .
June 21st at 10:00 am - 8th Grade Final Assembly
June 22nd at 6:30 pm – High School GRADUATION, Petrides Athletic Field

Enjoy the weekend!

Joanne Buckheit