Please pay extra if your child will eat lunch up to the last day of school- lunch is $1.75 a day. If your child has a negative balance, they will not receive their final report card.
Keep your child's math skills sharp this summer!
Check out six easy ways to think in numbers - HERE
Please note that all students have access to DreamBox already through our school account all summer long.
New York State Exams
Science Written Exam on June 5 (for 4th and 8th grades ONLY)
SHSAT REVIEW COURSE (for 7th graders)
EVERY MONDAY & TUESDAY @ 3:00 PM (5th meeting next week - another practice test 3 - 6:30 PM) NOTE: Next week Monday session will be on Tuesday, May 30th because of Memorial Day Holiday - there will be a diagnostic exam
Here are some tips to help with test anxiety from our Guidance Counselors - Test Anxiety.pptx
A newspaper for kids: If you want to help your child follow the news, but he or she has trouble reading adult newspapers, check out Time for kids »
Talking to Kids about Racism
Talking to kids about racism: Racial tensions are running high in the United States. Racial tensions are running high in the United States. To learn more about the forms that racial bias can take in children,
A note from Deputy Chancellor Rose followed by a detailed notice and Q&A regarding the specific number of lead elevations and the locations of the associated fixtures within our school building. 01 31 2017_M276 Backpack Letter.pdf
Update as of March 14, 2017: Thorough lead testing of all water taps was completed in December. The results of those tests indicated that there were three sources of contamination -- one in a custodial closet and 2 of 3 spigots in one of the hand washing sinks in the cafeteria. Those faucets have all been turned off. All other pipes in the building tested negative for lead and other contaminants. Our water is safe for drinking and hand washing!
Digital Literacy and Citizenship at 276
Digital citizenship aims to redefine the way kids engage with technology by empowering teachers, parents and students to be safer online. To read more from Terri about why explicitly teaching our community about digital literacy is important - click HERE
PTA Nominations for Executive Board & SLT positions were due by May 12th. Any PS/IS 276 parent is eligible to run for a PTA position. This is a one year commitment. You can run for any position, even if someone is already running for it. There are several positions that no parent has signed up for yet:
Vice President of Data Management manages annual collection of parent information for PTA database.
Recording Secretary records and distributes minutes of the monthly EB meetings and PTA GM meetings, prepares notices, agendas, and sign-in sheets for the meetings.
Assistant Treasurer assists the Treasurer in monitoring, overseeing, and auditing revenues for PTA fundraising activities, as well as banking, record keeping and other duties the Treasurer may need.
Three (3) SLT (School Leadership Team) Positions are available. For more information about officer positions see the PTA Bylaws, click HERE.
Last Wearable Collections: Monday, June 5th from 8-9am only in front of the school.
Click here for donation details - Clothing, Textile, & Shoe Drive.
Please check the Lost and Found - all unclaimed items will be donated.
Run for Knowledge 2017
Friday, October 13, 2017 will be our 8th annual Run for Knowledge!
The planning committee is currently seeking corporate sponsors - do you work for a corporation with an interest in supporting education and the Lower Manhattan community? If so, please contact our Sponsorship Directors, Christina Craig email@example.com/or Lisa Johannessen LT1705@att.comwith any information (such as company sponsorship contact name, etc.) you can share with them. Thank you!
The PTA needs volunteer help for some new committees!
Hospitality Committee- Do you love food? Help organize food at our events, including the PTA meetings, K & 1 welcome reception in the fall, coordinating baked goods for the teachers at Teacher Conference day. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to join.
Halloween Dance Committee- Join this new committee to plan the 1st Halloween event for our school. Email email@example.com to join.