Students in grades 3, 4 and 5 will be participating in the NY State Tests in English Language Arts (ELA) and Math in April. The ELA tests will be held on April 14, 15, 16 and the Math tests will be held on April 22, 23, 24. Families are reminded to avoid scheduling any appointments on these dates. PS 39 will be holding a workshop in late March for parents with children in testing grades.
PS 39 will be hosting a Parent Workshop about NY State testing in Grades 3-5. To accommodate family schedules both a morning and an evening session will be held. Please join us on Thursday, March 12 from 6:30-7:30 pm or on Monday, March 16 from 8:30- 9:15 am. Parents with children in testing grade levels are encouraged to attend!
If you are interested in improving your kids' lives and education, and have great ideas to improve our NYC schools. participate in the Education Council elections! It's your chance to make a real impact on how your school district works for your school district works for your children and all of your neighbor's children. CECs allow for parent involvement on the district level and play an essential role in shaping education policies for New York City public schools. They have a total of 12 members: 9 parents of students K-8 (two seats are reserved for a parent of an ELL and of an IEP student), 2 members appointed by the Borough President, and 1 non-voting high school student.
No experience is needed! You just need to be a parent of NYC public school student, passionate, dedicated, and committed to making our schools the best they can be. To learn more and to apply, please visit nycparentleaders.org or call 311.
Our February PTA meeting will be on Tuesday, February 24 at 7 pm. Topics will include: member review of updated PTA Bylaws, a review of our interim financial report, an update from the principal and the results of our annual Mighty Fine Drive campaign.