Bulldog Report

What you need to know this week

3 VERY IMPORTANT REMINDERS!

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REMINDER #1: Smiling is our favorite!

This Friday, 12/20 will be a half-day. We are dismissing at 12:05pm.


NO: lunch or gym.

*If you ordered lunch for 12/20, you will be credited for a meal in January.


BUSES: We have spoken to the bus companies and buses will bring students home, departing Soundview at 12:15pm.


If you are unable to make arrangements for you child to be picked up at that time, please contact Ms. Futterman via email or by phone at 914-972-2780, ext. 112.

REMINDER #2: Prevent Hangry Students.

We don't want any hangry students in the new year.

Please be sure to get your January lunch order and payment in by this Monday, 12/16.


**If you miss that deadline, you are responsible for connecting direction with Hirame and/or Yorktown Pizza & Pasta with your January order and payment. Thanks for your cooperation.


January Menus

REMINDER #3: Ok we lied, this is actually new info

WHAT: SAT and ACT Prep Courses Registration

WHO: Open to sophomores and juniors

WHERE: Soundview Prep

WHEN: Monday, December 16th

HOW: Click Here to Register


GAMECHANGER, LLC, Westchester’s premier referral service connecting families to academic, sports, music, and art tutors, is excited to offer a six-week, small class, test prep course for Soundview students.


The 90-minute classes will be held at Soundview.


SAT Classes to prep for the March 14, 2020 SAT exam

TUESDAYS 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

1/21/20 - 3/3/20


ACT Classes to prep for the April 4, 2020 SAT exam ACT exam.

THURSDAYS 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

2/13/20 - 2/26/20


The fee for each set of these classes, including materials, is $900 per student.


All sign-up materials, including a $900 check made out to GAMECHANGER, must be submitted to Judy Futterman at Soundview Prep as soon as possible.


We will accept enrollment on a first come, first serve basis only. Reserve your limited spot today!


*Next SAT test date: March 14, 2020

*Next ACT test date: April 4, 2020


If you have questions, please contact jgamage@soundviewprep.org

MUSIC TO OUR EARS

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Congrats to Mr. Lewis, Mr. Smith and all of the student musicians for their incredible Hot Cocoa House performances!


The Goobers

  • Original - “The Mountain King”

  • Cover - “Africa”


Mysteria

  • Original - “Climbing Up”

  • Cover - “Solsbury Hill”


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  • Original - “I’m 14 and this is deep”

  • Cover - “I Should Live In Salt”


Trauma Llamas

  • Original - “The Mirage”

  • Cover - “Strawberry Fields Forever”


Yaz Cats

  • “C Jam Blues” by Duke Ellington

  • “So What” by Miles Davis


If you missed this, please check our Facebook page for some of the highlights. The next gig will be the Talent Show on Friday, April 3rd followed by the end of year performance and album release party at our Founders' Day event on Friday, May 29th.

COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT

We have a new Soundview celebrity in our midst!

Brian Walker ‘20 was recently nominated "Up and Coming Legend" in his dance studio! Brian mainly focuses on a type of dance called “Voguing." Brian won the award in a competition in Washington, D.C., and we are all so proud of him! He beat five other people and says he is very happy that his hard work paid off.


Congrats Brian!


By Allison Silver '21

SPORTS NEWS

Boys' vs. Marvelwood

It was a hard-fought match against a team that moved the ball quickly and well. After some strategic adjusting, the Bulldogs were able to cut the Marvelwood advantage to earn another win!

COMING UP!

Interim Reports

Interim reports will be sent to parents via email later this week. Interim Reports are formal, mid-quarter updates for parents of students with grades below the “C” range in any class.


Any questions or concerns, please contact Ms. Tantillo via email ntantillo@soundviewprep.org

YEARBOOK ADS DUE JANUARY 10TH

Parents: do you want to create an everlasting memory of your child in our yearbook? Purchase an ad in our yearbook to commemorate their time at Soundview.


Full page: $150

Half page: $80

Quarter page: $50


Deadline: January 10th, 2020.


Email your information to wmentz@soundviewprep.org

Design your own page, or we can design one for you!

Pleas send photos as jpegs or pngs.

Speaker Series: The Basics of Executive Functioning, with Dr. Heather Goldman

Save the date! Thursday, January 16, at 7:00pm


The Soundview Speaker Series presents: The Basics of Executive Functioning, with Dr. Heather Goldman. This talk will be at Soundview on Thursday, January 16, at 7:00pm.

Look for more details in the new year.

Open House Sessions and Tours

Two Open House Sessions are scheduled for the coming year!


Sunday, January 26th (from 11:30 - 1:30) and Sunday, March 8th (from 11:30-1:30)

Personal tours are also available and conducted all year long.


Please share your personal stories about Soundview Preparatory School with a friend.


Student ambassadors and parent volunteers for admissions events are always needed & welcome! Please email kteich@soundviewprep.org or call 914-962-2780 ext. 107 if you can help out at either Open House.

GENEROUS HELPINGS

Giving Tree Donations End Friday, 12/20

You may still participate in our first-ever Giving Tree! Click here and select an item to give.


The Giving Tree lists items your child's teacher would love to use during your child's classes.


Thank you for your generous holiday spirit!

How you can help us thrive this week

Amazon Smile!

Soundview Preparatory School is a non-profit organization. Whenever you shop on Amazon be sure to choose Soundview Preparatory School as your charitable organization and/or use this URL: smile.amazon.com --> TELL YOUR FRIENDS & FAMILY <--


Vote for Soundview Preparatory School

Best of Westchester Cast Your Vote for Soundview Prep on the Westchester Magazine website for 2020 Best Private School in Westchester! Scroll down and click on the KIDS box on right hand side of the page and enter Soundview Preparatory School in the Private School section.

--> TELL YOUR FRIENDS & FAMILY <-- Voting ends on January 22, 2020


The Parents Association invites you to shop our Soundview Gear for apparel and more!

LIGHT HOUSEKEEPING

Weather Report

Soundview follows the Yorktown School District’s decisions regarding school closings and delayed openings. This means that, when Yorktown cancels, Soundview will also cancel. When Yorktown calls any delay, we will call a 2 hour delay. At times, we may cancel or delay school in cases when Yorktown does not, if it impacts another big area where students live.


BEST BET:

If inclement weather or other unforeseen event forces the school to close for a day a notification will be sent via email, text, and/or phone call.


There are a number of ways to get the latest information on delays and closings:


  • Visit our web site’s home page. Closings and delays will pop up when they are happening

  • Delayed Openings/Closures will be posted to Soundview's Facebook page

  • Listen to FM station WHUD 100.7

  • Watch NY Local channel 12


*Please remember a school delay may turn into a school closure if the weather conditions do not improve.


TRANSPORTATION EMERGENCIES:

If you do not have a copy of the student directory, please email pa@soundviewprep.org.

This way if a delayed open or early dismissal impacts your normal busing, you may be able to carpool with other families nearby.

Parents' Association

If you'd like to learn about how you can get involved with the PA (committees, sending ideas for future events and more), we'd love to hear from you. Please email pa@soundviewprep.org


We are appreciative of your time and talent, whether it's in person or remote. It takes a village, and you are welcome to participate however you can.

Soundview Preparatory School

Soundview’s purpose is to provide a college-preparatory education in a supportive and non-competitive environment that requires rigorous application to academics, instills respect for ethical values, and fosters self-confidence by helping each student feel recognized and valued.

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