November 23rd - 27th

This week at Icahn 4

Important information

Safety Protocols:

  • ID badges must be worn in the building at all times
  • doors should be locked and keep your room keys on you at all times
  • Please review the safety procedures and look over your evacuation plans


  • Please be on time picking up your students from breakfast (8:25) & lunch (12:30). K-4 drops off at the cafeteria and picks up in the yard; 5-8 drops off in the yard and picks up from the cafeteria.
  • 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).

Professional Development:

  • At the end of every workshop please complete the Workshop Questionnaire Form
  • Three weeks after each PD, please fill out the Follow Up Workshop Questionnaire Form
  • Fill out the inter-visitation form while at your host school

Senior Ambassador Schedule

Please inform the office if Senior Ambassadors do not fulfill their duties on the day they are assigned to your class.

Specials Schedule B (November 2nd - December 18th)

Please make sure to follow the gym, library & computer lab schedule!

Buddy Teachers

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Continue working with your buddy teacher to share best practices during your mutual prep period on Mondays:

King / Taylor (1st period)

Xenos / Magiraga (2nd period)

Rapp / Laricchia (3rd period)

Shepherd / Courman (4th period)

Pagan / Green (7th period)

Arvonio / Davis (8th period)

Betances / Mejia / Guttman / Lestin & Wilson (5th period)

Kindergarten teachers: since your prep period doesn't change throughout the year, feel free to buddy up with teachers who have the same prep period.

* Please meet your buddy teacher(s) in the conference room on Monday!

Monday, November 23rd

Buddy teachers:

  • Teacher's lounge / Staff Lounge

Xposure (All middle school classes):

  • 12:00 - 3:00

Educate LLC (every Monday):

  • Juan & Emily

TUESDAY, November 24th

Turkey Time Winner Turkey Pick Up

I'm Thankful For My Staff (Pre-Thanksgiving Brunch):

  • 11:45 - 12:30 (Classroom teachers)
  • 12:30 - 1:15 ( Support staff)

NYS ELA & Math Preparation Program Grades 3-8:

  • 4:00 - 6:00

Lehman Math Project (every Tuesday):

Ms. Ingerman K - 4 / Ms. Whitford 5 - 8

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WEDNESDAY, November 25th

Half Day:

  • 12pm dismissal

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THURSDAY, November 26th

Happy Thanksgiving:
  • School Closed
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FRIDAY, November 27th

School Closed

Upcoming Weeks: November 16th - December 4th

November 23rd - November 27th (Week A):

Monday 11/23: Buddy teachers (Conference Room)

Tuesday 11/24: Turkey Time Contest Winners receive their turkeys / Common Planning K-2 / I'm Thankful for My Teachers: Pre-Thanksgiving Brunch / Happy Birthday Ms. Daisy

Wednesday 11/25: Half Day (12pm dismissal) / Happy Birthday Ms. Allen

Thursday: 11/26: Happy Thanksgiving

Friday 11/27: School Closed

November 30th - December 4th (Week B):

Monday 11/30: Xposure after school program begins / Buddy teachers (Conference Room) / Progress Report topics due

Tuesday 12/1: Common Planning K-2

Wednesday 12/2: Common Planning 3-5 / Teaching Matters: Jelbin DeLaCruz

Thursday: 12/3: Common Planning 6-8 / Progress Reports distributed to teachers

Friday 12/4: IRLA Training K-2: 9 - 3pm (ICS4 Conference Room)

Saturday 12/5: Saturday Academy Session #6 ? Parent Workshop: Bullying & Cyber Bullying

December 7th - December 11th (Week A):

Monday 12/7: Buddy teachers (Conference Room) / (2:55) Ms. Coburn observing Ms. Kanarick (small group) / Second Grade Trip to Legoland

Tuesday 12/8: Common Planning K-2 / (10:10) Ms. Arvonio observing Ms. Grayman / Smile Mobile Dentist / 4th Grade Trip: Arts on Stage

Wednesday 12/9: Common Planning 3-5

Thursday: 12/10: Common Planning 6-8 / LATI Classroom: Day 6 (cohort teachers)

Friday 12/11: School Closed: Professional Development

Saturday 12/12: Saturday Academy Session #7 / Parent Workshop: Book Club #1

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