April 27th - May 1st

This week at Icahn 4

Important information 4/27 - 5/1

School Newsletters:

  • Please upload a video for the school newsletter by Friday,May 1st. Please add a paragraph about the video in the description section under the video. Thank you!

State Test Scoring:

  • All testing grades teachers will be going to score the NYS ELA & Math assessments between the dates of April 28th and May 8th. See below

June 4th PD:

  • If you are interested in presenting during the network PD on June 4th, please fill out the Preliminary Professional Presentation Proposal and submit to Mr. Garcia and I by Monday April 27th. You do not have to have the PD completed by Monday, just the form that indicates your intent to present! Read More


  • Please be on time picking up your students from breakfast (8:25) & lunch (1:15).
  • Please make sure that all teachers are receiving their full prep period (all teachers need to be on time leaving their classrooms for their prep and return on time. Please remember that failure to do so affects your colleagues).

Lesson Summary:

  • Please take some time to divide your resources in the shared dropbox for your grade by Marking Period. In your Marking Period folder, divide resources and Unit Plans by subject. In the subject folder create a folder for assessments.

Move This World: (please print out the schedule for your records)

  • Ms. Samatha Blain will return in March. Please continue to reinforce in your class SEL (Social Emotional Learning) Standards for your grade.
  • Interested in becoming a member of our school's transformation team? (sign up now)

MONDAY, April 27th

Lunch Meeting (Conference Room):
  • Grades 3 - 5

Camp Herrlich Parent Meeting:

  • 6pm - 7pm

State Test MakeUp:

  • Math Book 1

After School Activities 4:15 - 5:15

Choir (Downing / Green)

Robotics (Matula)

Drums (Guarino)

Theatre (Davis)

Ballet (will resume on May 6th); African Dance (will begin on the 6th). The office will contact the parents!

NYS ELA & Math Test Scoring

Tuesday, April 28th, 7:30am to Thursday, May 14th, 5pm

104-04 Ditmars Blvd


  1. Training begins promptly at 8am each day of scoring.
  2. Scorers must plan to arrive before 8 am in order to sign-in and be directed to their scoring assignment.
  3. A shuttle bus from the LaGuardia Plaza hotel will begin running at 7 am from Mets-Willets Point station (#7 Train)
  4. Limited parking is available at the hotel for $7.00/daily rate
  5. Scorers who arrive late may be asked to leave the scoring facility due to time sensitive training requirements
  6. Over 200 scorers will be arriving at the facility simultaneously. Scorers are placed in scoring teams/rooms in which might take minimal time to coordinate. We appreciate the patience of scorers when arriving at the scoring center and are looking forward to a successful scoring project.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

TUESDAY, April 28th

ELA Scoring

  • Ms. Demo (Betances)
  • Ms. O'Connor (Carpenter)

State Test MakeUp:

  • Math Book 2

WEDNESDAY, April 29th

ELA Scoring:

  • Ms. Courman (Ms. King)

Lunch Meeting (Conference Room):

  • Grades K-2

State Test MakeUp:

  • Math Book 3

After School Activities 4:15 - 5:15

Guitar (Guarino)
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THURSDAY, April 30th

ELA Scoring:

  • Mr. Matula (Ms. Downing)
  • Mr. Davis (Ms. King)

After School Activities 4:15 - 5:15

Bollywood (Khullar)

Step (Ms. Allen / Ms. Heard / Ms. Zaire)

Basketball (Matula / Davis)

Keyboard (Guarino)

FRIDAY, May 1st

Lunch Meeting (Conference Room):
  • Grades 6 & 7

Thunderbird American Indian Dancers

Friday, May 1st, 1-3:15pm

1500 Pelham Pkwy S


Grades K-3 - 1:10pm-2:10pm - Gym/Cafeteria

Grades 4-7 - 2:10pm-3:10pm - Gym/Cafeteria

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Upcoming: Weeks of May 4th - May 8th & May 11th - 15th

Monday 5/4: ELA Scoring: Taylor (King) & Magiraga (Carpenter)

Tuesday 5/5: ELA Scoring: Betances & Cheriyan (Downing & Cisneros)

Wednesday 5/6: 4th Grade Trip: Camp Herrlich (May 6th - 8th)

Thursday 5/7: Math Scoring: Carpenter; Camp coverage: Davis (Betances), Matula (Luongo)

Friday 5/8: Math Scoring: Carpenter; Camp coverage: Davis (Betances), Matula (Luongo)

Monday 5/11: Math Scoring: Taylor (Guarino)

Tuesday 5/12: Math Scoring: Khullar (Downing & Cisneros)

Wednesday 5/13: TBD

Thursday 5/14: Math Scoring: Demo (Luongo)

Friday 5/15: TBD

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