Last PTA Meeting - Friday, June 9th at 8:30am in the Auditorium
Coffee will be provided.
In the cafeteria
in the auditorium
Science Written Exam on June 5
(for 4th and 8th grades ONLY)
*New York State (NYS) grades 3–8 English Language Arts (ELA) has been COMPLETED
*New York State (NYS) grades 3–8 Math has been COMPLETED
Here are some tips to help with test anxiety from our Guidance Counselors - Test Anxiety.pptx
Attention: 8th GRADERS and PARENTS
On May 21, Kaplan is holding our annual 5 Borough
FREE SHSAT Practice
5 Borough SHSAT Practice Test Sat 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
131 West 56th Street New York, NY (Location in Manhattan)
Looking to apply to a Specialized High School? Take a new SHSAT practice test to see how you would do. Visit kaptest.com/shsat5 to sign up.
It’s free to attend, but space is limited.
Latest PTA Update:
The good news: the generosity of our parents helps fund critical programming and enrichment for the direct benefit of our children.
The bad news: we have a deficit of $189,000 for the 2017/2018 school year.
What this means: If we can't close the gap by June 30, we will need to eliminate some of these programs for your children in the fall.
PTA Nominations on Friday, June 9th!
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.
Please email email@example.com to nominate yourself or a friend or find out more information about the positions.
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 hospitality@
Halloween Dance Committee- Join this new committee to plan the 1st Halloween event for our school. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to join.
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A note from Cynthia:
Our Athletic Awards Potluck is approaching. For those who don't know, this event is a celebration of all of our student-athletes this school year. After the awards ceremony, we turn to a slideshow of our teams at practices and games from the last year. If you have any pictures from IS 276 sporting events this year, please send those to me at your earliest convenience (as an attachment). Thank you!
Shop & Earn $ for our school!
Valid: through 5/31/17
Click here for game schedule!
Yorkville East Middle School (YEMS) is offering soccer and wrestling clinics on Saturdays!
Open clinics on 5/20, and 5/27
10AM-2PM at 1458 York Avenue
The clinics are non-competitive, focused on skill development and building interest in the off season. If there is enough interest, they will continue into June. This is a drop-in program so there is no need to sign up.