MSC Thursday Blast!

Today's Blast Includes

  • TOMORROW: MSC Movie Night 12/18/15 6:00 Dinner 6:30 showing
  • Calling all bakers - Please bring in your baked goods for the MSC Friday Night Movie night. Drop off on the 5th floor or bring them before 5:00 on Friday.
  • MSC Cares Coat Drive - Update: We have collected and donated over 400 coats to New York Cares. There is one more day to bring in your gently worn coats and donate.
  • SLT (School Leadership Team) November and December Meeting Minutes, FAQs and Contact Information
  • Scholastic Book Fair Still Online through Dec 19 at http://bookfairs.scholastic.com/homepage/msc
  • WITS Labs
  • Middle School: Roads to Success Camping Trip! 
  • Handwork - Winter Session

TOMORROW: MSC Movie Night 12/18/15 6:00 Dinner 6:30 showing

Hi all- 
 
Movie Night will be here next Friday! Friday December 18th The Lego Movie!
RSVP to mscmovienight@gmail.com
 
And if you have extra time on your hands come help us out- 
 
We NEED Volunteers!!! 
 
The Movie night team is seeking volunteers to come and help outfor the evening -  We need people for to help with pizza, popcorn, bake sale and technology. 

To volunteer please reach out to Andree at
MSCMovieNight@gmail.com

To sign up go to https://www.volunteerspot.com/Activities#!/1260989/jobs/edit
 
Thanks for helping to make this happen!   No heart is bigger than that of a volunteer!   MSC Parents Rock!!!  


Calling all bakers
Please bring in your baked goods for the MSC Friday Night Movie night-  Drop off on the 5th floor- Or bring them before 5:00 on Friday.


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Hey everyone,

The PTA Caring Community is sponsoring our first ever MSC Coat Drive!
From December 14th to the 18th we will be collecting  gently worn coats as part of the 27th New York Cares Annual Coat Drive. A collection box will be in the lobby.
Please bring warm winter coats to donate to a New Yorker in need.  
Thanks for your generosity and support.

-PTA CARING COMMUNITY

Update: We have collected and donated over 400 coats to New York Cares. There is one more day to bring in your gently worn coats and donate.


SLT (School Leadership Team) November and December Meeting Minutes, FAQs and Contact Information
 

The SLT November and December meeting minutes are available online.  At the meetings we continued our discussion around the Comprehensive Education Plan and how we can support it throughout  for the year.   We discussed a school-wide survey to facilitate the planning for the January Curriculum Event.  We received safety reports on the school and discussed Common Language Guidelines for the professionals in our community.  We also discussed the Foreign Language Committee, the Shelly McDonald Workshop and other potential workshops in the new year.  Next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, January 6th.  

Full meeting notes are available here: November and December

FAQs about the SLT can be found here

As a reminder, the Parent Representatives for each grade are the following:

Parent Rep K - 3rd Grade:  Kavita Singh Gilchrist

Parent Rep 4 - 6th Grade:  Susan Gargiulo

Parent Rep 7 - 8th Grade:  Manuela Zamora

Parent Rep - All Grades:  Marisol Morales-Roman 

Feel free to send comments, questions or concerns to MSCSchoolLeadershipTeam@gmail.com


Scholastic Book Fair Still Online through Dec 19 at http://bookfairs.scholastic.com/homepage/msc

The whole school came together for our Scholastic Book Fair last week, and we raised over $2000 for our school! Thanks to everyone who shopped!! You can still shop our Book Fair online for one more week - until Saturday, December 19. You'll find the same amazing selection you saw at our fair in the lobby. If you forgot to contribute books to your child's classroom library, you can get all his or her requests at the online fair. Check it out!

http://bookfairs.scholastic.com/homepage/msc


WITS Labs

Last week 2-8th graders made hummus with cucumbers in WITS labs with Chef Sara.  They learned about the nutritional benefits of beans including protein and fiber and how to make this delicious dip.  Attached is the brochure with the hummus recipe and other bean recipes to try!

Attached PDF: Winter Hummus Lab Brochure


Middle School: Roads to Success Camping Trip!


Handwork - Winter Session

Madelene and Elizabeth will be starting a winter handwork session on January 7th for six weeks. The focus will be on sewing, and the class will meet on Thursdays from 3:15-5:00. 

The class is limited to 10 students in grades 3 - 5. Registration is on a first come first serve basis. Please see Elizabeth in Room 317 for a registration form.