The Weekly Rocket

Week of September 7- September 11

This Weeks Updates

Our weekly electronic newsletter supports the communication and learning community at PS 107. We welcome any ideas or information to enhance our weekly newsletter.


Weekly Highlights

Notes from Ms. Hamm:

  • Welcome Back! Please take some time to log on to www.ps107x.org and get access to the updated staff handbook, curriculum maps, and other important documents or activate your email.
  • Welcome to the PS 107 Community: Ms. Henry (ESL Teacher), Ms. Ortiz (Speech Teacher), and welcome back Ms. Liso (1st Grade ICT)
  • This years instructional focuses are:

1. Guided Instruction in ELA and Math 2. Analyze Data to Drive Instruction

3. Incorporate technology in instruction

  • As you greet our rockets this week please remember to greet our learners with kindness, organized, colorful, learning environments and with honest preparation for becoming literate, mathematicians, scientists, historians, critical thinkers willing and able to solve world problems, in other words PLAN, meaningful, productive interactive, and engaging lessons.


Announcements/Reminders:

  • Please prepare to teach the HIV Curriculum during these first 2 weeks and look over the 911 Activities to do on September 11th, and fire safety lessons all which incorporates protocol and procedures
  • Please be mindful we are co-located. Let's be peaceful, pleasant partners in educating the Soundview Community
  • Lunch: K-1: 10:50 a.m / 2-3: 12:25 / 4-5: 1:20
  • Morning line up @ 8:00 a.m. --- K in the Auditorium 1-5: Little Yard
  • End of day dismissal @ 2:10 p.m. for Grades 1-5 is outside in the little yard. K is in the Auditorium. For students safety we must continue to supervise dismissal.
  • All grades please email your September Parent Communication Letter by Tuesday, 9/15 to Ms. Diaz and upload to grade level website by 9/15.
  • 9/17--- BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT 5pm - 7pm
  • September Bulletin Board Due 10/1/15 --- Students work on HIV Curriculum should be displayed as first bulletin board by COB 10/1/15.


Monday 9/7

  • Labor Day


Tuesday 9/8 --- PD Day/ Class Set UP

  • Meet and greet 8:00 a.m. sharp in Room 401F


Wednesday 9/9---- PD All Day

  • First Day of School! Meet your students at 8:00 a.m.
  • Please bring a colorful sign with your name, grade, and room number
    Kindergarten: Auditorium
    1st Grade- 5th Grade: Little Yard
  • Support staff to help out in the little yard @ 8am: Mr. Matthew, Ms. Henry, Ms. Ortiz, Ms. Jones, Ms. Mercado, Mr. Robinson, Mr. Moore, Ms. Suazo-Moore, Ms. Osorio
  • Support Staff to help in the auditorium @ 8am: Ms. Marrero, Ms. Moseley, Ms. Rubin, Ms. Hamilton
  • Full Day Grades 1st - 5th Grade
  • Kindergarten: 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch: Cafeteria @ 10:40 a.m- Dismissal: Auditorium @ 1:00 p.m.
  • Pre-Kindergarten: SCHEDULE TBD
  • Dismissal @ 2:10 pm Grades 1-5 in the little yard


Thursday 9/10

  • 2nd Day of School --- Full Day for All Students
  • Meet your students at 8:00 a.m. sharp ( Kinder: Auditorium/ 1st - 5th: Little Yard)
  • Support staff to help out in the little yard @ 8am: Mr. Matthew, Ms. Henry, Ms. Ortiz, Ms. Jones, Ms. Mercado, Mr. Robinson, Mr. Moore, Ms. Suazo-Moore, Ms. Osorio
  • Support Staff to help in the auditorium @ 8am: Ms. Marrero, Ms. Moseley, Ms. Rubin, Ms. Hamilton
  • Dismissal at 2:10 pm : K--- Auditorium Grade: 1-5--- Little Yard


Friday 9/11

  • Meet your students at 8:00 a.m. sharp ( Kinder: Auditorium/ 1st - 5th: Little Yard)
  • Support staff to help out in the little yard @ 8am: Mr. Matthew, Ms. Henry, Ms. Ortiz, Ms. Jones, Ms. Mercado, Mr. Robinson, Mr. Moore, Ms. Suazo-Moore, Ms. Osorio
  • Support Staff to help in the auditorium @ 8am: Ms. Marrero, Ms. Moseley, Ms. Rubin, Ms. Hamilton
  • Dismissal at 2:10 pm : K--- Auditorium Grade: 1-5--- Little Yard

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Upcoming Events:

9/9- Begin Writing and Math Pre-assessments/ Aids-HIV Curriculum/ 911

Curriculum/BLAST Lessons

9/11- Service Day--- 911 Remembrance Day

9/14-9/15--- No School

9/17- Back-to-School Night 5pm - 7pm

9/22- Dad's Bring Your Child to School Day

9/23-9/24--- No School

10/1- First Bulletin Board Due

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