Danny Kaye Elementary School

March '21 Newsletter

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Mindfulness Moment

Social Emotional Learning

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Lower School Newsletter

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Upper School Newsletter

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Parent Coordinator Corner

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Book of the Month

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In honor of Women’s History Month here comes a beautiful book about, 18x Grammy Award Winner, 3x NAACP Image Award Winner, U.S. Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipient, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductee, The Queen of Soul, the one & only Aretha Franklin and how she fought for respect throughout her life.


Aretha Franklin is the Queen of Soul, a legend. But before she became a star, she was a shy little girl with a voice so powerful it made people jump up, sway, and hum along.


Raised in a house full of talking and singing, Aretha learned the values that would carry her through life--from her church choir in Detroit to stages across the world. When she moved to New York City to start her career, it took years of hard work before she had a hit song. In the turbulent 1960s, she sang about "Respect" and refused to perform before segregated audiences. The first woman inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Aretha always remembered who she was and where she came from.


In this stirring biography of a true artistic and social icon, award-winning creators Katheryn Russell-Brown and Laura Freeman show young readers how Aretha's talent, intelligence, and perseverance made her a star who will shine on for generations to come.

Family Movie of the Month

When bright, gifted & talented six-year-old Ruby Bridges is chosen to be the first African-American student to integrate her local elementary school in New Orleans, Louisiana, she is subjected to racism for the very first time. But guided by the love, encouragement & support of her parents & community, Ruby's heroic struggle for a better education becomes a lesson for us all.
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Arts Block

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Wellness Window

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March Monthly Events

3/2/21-Read Across America

3/4/21-Afternoon & Evening Parent Teacher Conferences

3/14/21-Daylight Savings Time Starts

3/17/21-St. Patrick's Day

3/26/21-Women's History Showcase @ 5 p.m. on the P.S.149 Youtube Channel

3/29/21-4/2/21-Spring Recess, All NYC DOE Schools Closed

Student Spotlight

100th Day of School

Dr.Seuss Day

Pre-K at Work

Women's History Month

Women’s History Month had its origins as a national celebration in 1981 when Congress passed Pub. L. 97-28 which authorized and requested the President to proclaim the week beginning March 7, 1982 as “Women’s History Week.” Throughout the next five years, Congress continued to pass joint resolutions designating a week in March as “Women’s History Week.” In 1987 after being petitioned by the National Women’s History Project, Congress passed Pub. L. 100-9 which designated the month of March 1987 as “Women’s History Month.” Between 1988 and 1994, Congress passed additional resolutions requesting and authorizing the President to proclaim March of each year as Women’s History Month. Since 1995, presidents have issued a series of annual proclamations designating the month of March as “Women’s History Month.” These proclamations celebrate the contributions women have made to the United States and recognize the specific achievements women have made over the course of American history in a variety of fields.
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Read Across America Day

March 2nd is Read Across America Day. This is a special day for our entire school community. It is an exciting day because it is the day set aside to promote literacy in various forms to our scholars and families! Attached is list of ideas from Brooklyn North to help make March 2nd special.
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