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SPRING FAIR – 2017

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SPRING FAIR 

Sat. June 17, 2017 11am to 5pm

@ PS/MS 278 – 421 W. 219 St.

The 8th Annual Spring Fair is coming up this Saturday! Can you believe the school year is almost done? The Spring Fair is free to attend. There are tickets sold for activities and rides. There are concessions for sale and there is an awesome raffle to win tons of great prizes! The proceeds from the fair support the PTA of PSMS278. This annual event is a great time to connect with your community while you support the local school. Come one, come all to PSMS278 Spring Fair 2017!

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PS/MS 278 7th Annual Spring Fair

food. music. bouncy house

Pirate half moon ride. games

Slime. face painting. raffles

FREE Admission!

 

Wellness Council Events

The School Wellness Council meets monthly and is open to all. Below find information on our end of the year events, please drop in at any point after that time, learn what is going on and  become part of the team!

All are are welcome. 

1. Tuesday June 6th, 5:30PM Internet/ Social Media Safety: Teaching your Children Responsible Digital Citizenship. A workshop and discussion for parents and caregivers. Translation, Dinner and Childcare provided. Teachers from the organization, “Globalkids”, will come to the school Tuesday June 6th to lead assemblies and discussions with the students then will provide information and lead discussion for parents at 5:30. Please come and learn/discuss about this important topic.  

This event is provided by a grant through the Office of School Wellness in collaboration with CHALK.

2. Tuesday June 13th at 2:30PM: Final School Wellness Council Meeting. Come and be a part of the planning for next year!

Teacher Appreciation Lunch 2017!

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On Tuesday May 23rd, the PTA will celebrate 278 teachers and staff with a delicious lunch of homemade delights!  Our teachers and staff do so much for our kids, if you want contribute goodies, please drop them off in the library from 8am- 10am.

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Field Day 2017 rescheduled for 5/30

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Join the students of PSMS 278 for an all out competition on May 30! Volunteers are welcome to help run the event. Our activities are planned to take place at Columbia’s Baker’s Field right down the street.

Grades K-5 8:30 am-10:50 am

Grades 6-8 12:00pm – 2:00pm
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Field Day 2017 is on May 25!

Family Fun Night April 7th

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Free Family Fitness Night of FUN

Friday, April 7th, 2017

5:45pm – 8:00pm at PSMS 278

All are welcome to the 5th Annual PSMS 278 Family Fitness Night of FUN

Join your friends and their families for an evening of Family Fitness, Fun

Activities include: Zumba, Martial Arts and Yoga!

Food provided by Chop’t!

Free Family Movie Night! February 10 @ 6:00pm

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Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life was screened at the PSMS 278 auditorium at 6:00pm (doors open at 5:30pm)

Join your school community for this midwinter tradition at the school auditorium. All proceeds from our cash only concessions go to benefit the PTA.

Please note this is a free event but all students are expected to attend with a designated adult chaperone. This is not a drop off event.

Career Day 2017

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img_0043Career Day 2017

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

What is Career Day?

On Career Day we schedule visits from officials, civil servants, local business, theater, arts, science, and medical professionals – just to name a few!) to speak, present, perform, or do an activity with students about their careers. Guest Speakers are scheduled in all grades K-8. We encourage parents to look into your network of friends, family, and colleagues to invite them to present to our students. (Our teachers have also been wonderful reaching into their networks to find us exciting guests.)

Career Day is a full and exciting day for our children as many periods of their day are filled with guest presentations. It is a fun day for parents who are able to present and share their time in their child’s school. It is also a terrific day for parents who choose to help with the hospitality in the Library. We keep a light food service going all day for our guests and chit chat with them when they are between presentations… feels like a party! (although we are working very diligently). It is also a great day for parents even if you cannot come to the school – the kids will have so much to tell you when they get home – you can’t escape Career Day!

Career Day is a wonderful day to choose to give of your time to support the children. There is something for everyone at Career Day!

Thank you for your attention and for helping to make Career Day another super special day!

Fox 5 News Covered Career Day at PSMS 278 last year!

Winter Concert 2016

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Once again it’s time for our Winter Concert! This will occur on Thursday, December 22nd. There will be two shows as follows: 

9:00am – 10:00am (1st Show)

• K-001, K-002, 101, 102, 201, 202, 301, 302, 401, 402, 501, and 502

• Violin Class

• Chorus

At this first performance, the Middle School will be in the audience. The classes performing will perform their songs and then be escorted back to their classrooms.

 

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12:30 pm – 1:45pm (2nd Show)

• K-001, K-002, 101, 102, 201, 202, 301, 302, 401, 402, 501 and 502

• Violin Class

• Chorus 

At this 2nd show, the classes will perform, then sit in the audience and enjoy the rest of the show.Students should come dressed appropriately in their festive party clothes.

(Black and white is always lovely.)

*Parents are welcome to attend both shows.
 

Walk-a-thon 2016

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Every year PSMS 278 students and teachers solicit pledges from the community and then walk the track at the Lawrence A. Wien Stadium at Columbia University. This year the students walked on November 14. We had fantastic weather but we are not finished raising money to support arts programs in our school! Please share your accomplishment to inspire contributions from friends and family. All contributions submitted by December 1 qualify students for these exciting rewards:

K-5th
1st Prize- New Bike
2nd Prize- $50 Target Gift Certificate
3rd Prize- $20 iTunes Gift Card
Class Party for the top earning Class
6th-8th
1st Prize- Samsung 7-inch Tablet
2nd Prize- $50 Target Gift Certificate
3rd Prize- $20 iTunes Gift Card
Class Party for the top earning Class

No Uniform Pass for every $50 earned!!!

Three easy ways to collect pledges:

  1. Send cash or check (payable to PTA of PSMS278) in with your student and their completed fundraising form (sent home in back packs)
  2. Fulfill your pledges through our online payment portal. Simply add your student’s name in the “In Honor of” field and Designate your donation to “Arts Walk” (example below)                                         donate-snip
  3. Create your own personal crowdrise page to share with friends and family members via email and social media.

Pledges of any amount are welcome but we have created the following bench marks to help you motivate potential donors:

Diamond Level: $25 and above

Gold Level: $20

Silver Level: $15

Bronze Level: $10

Helping Hand: $5

 

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Please Note: All donations must be collected by December 1st to be eligible for prizes.

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