This Week at SMS – October 28

This Week at SMS – October 28

Archive, Lisa's Weekly Notes
Hello SMS families! I hope you have had a fun "Halloweekend." SMS has had an eventful week, including Halloween door decorating at the high school, HS student government events: the K-8 Halloween Party,    a joint Harvest dance between SMS and Hunter High School for Science, an AP Government Peace, Action and Civil Resistance workshop, and hard-working, heart-giving parents building instrument storage at the high school made possible by a Lowe's grant.  Thanks to all the teachers, students, and parents who gave of their time, skills, and elbow grease to make all these events possible! Big Apple Award Nominations: Deadline November 26 Nominate a teacher that has made a difference to your or your child's life through the seventh annualBig Apple Awardsprogram. Click here to nominate! MESSAGE FROM THE PTA: Please send your…
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This Week at SMS – October 21

This Week at SMS – October 21

Archive, Lisa's Weekly Notes
Hello SMS families. I hope you are staying warm on this brisk fall day. We had an action packed week including 7th grade trip to the Guggenheim for artistic inspiration for their poetry writing, a HS Recording Club trip to the Audio Engineering Society NYC conference, and a 2nd grade Town Hall presentation on their HEART work. Thank you to all our teachers for providing these enriching experiences! Please see our weekly calendar below, and feel free to reach out to me with any questions, concerns, or information/news you would like to share with the larger community. Big Apple Award Nominations: Deadline November 26 Nominate a teacher that has made a difference to your or your child's life through the seventh annualBig Apple Awardsprogram. Click here to nominate! AT SMS: Saturday, October 27: SMS K-8 Halloween Party from 5-9: SMS…
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SMS Online Auction Items Needed!

SMS Online Auction Items Needed!

Message from PTA
The auction is the PTA’s BIGGEST FUNDRAISER of the year! The money goes to enrichment activities, like field trips and NDI; classroom teacher support, including art and science supplies; technology upgrades; AP and general teacher training; and more. To succeed, WE NEED DONATIONS: AT LEAST ONE PER FAMILY (ONE PER ADVISORY FOR HIGH SCHOOL FAMILIES), but don’t hesitate to donate more! The more donations we receive, the more money we raise. DONATE BY November 14   Two ways to submit your donation: On our BiddingForGood auction homepage Or By downloading the 2018 SMS Auction Donation Form, filling it out, then dropping it in the PTA folder at the Kaufman Music Center front desk or with Lisa Stump at SMSHS.   You can download the Auction Solicitation Letter to present to the organizations or…
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Reach 100% and Win Prizes!

Reach 100% and Win Prizes!

Message from PTA
Please send your PTA Annual Contributions by 10/31. High School: Any Advisory to reach 100% receive Out Lunch Pass! Middle School: First Advisory to reach 100% gets their choice: elevator privileges OR Cupcake Party OR Pizza Party Lower School: First class to reach 100% receives Cupcake Party! Give Now: https://smsparents.org/giveonline/
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This Week at SMS – October 14

This Week at SMS – October 14

Archive, Lisa's Weekly Notes
Hello SMS Families! Last week, we had our first week of NDI at the elementary school, PSAT/NMSQT administration for juniors, a great turn out at the PTA meeting, a moving Cover Me (Aretha Franklin) competition at the high school, and an exciting new format for our high school open houses. Thank you to all the faculty, parents, and students that volunteered their time to make these successful events. FROM THE PTA:  We are looking for a parent volunteer to oversee the planning and execution of the Haunted House for the Halloween party on Saturday, October 27. If you are not already familiar with this event, a group of high school students create and man a "haunted house" in a side room off the cafeteria for the Elementary/MS students. If you are…
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