Last week of school before Winter Break
Friday 12/21 is “National Ugly Holiday Sweater Day” if you have a sweater you would like to show everyone!
On Friday, 12/21 both the NIA and PS 185 Afterschool programs ARE CANCELLED. ALL STUDENTS WILL BE DISMISSED AT THE REGULAR TIME. Please be sure to make arrangements to have your child/children picked up on time.
School will be closed for the Winter Recess from 12/24 through 1/1/2019. Students and staff return to school on Wednesday, 1/2/2019.
HELP OUR LIBRARY:
Beginning Black Friday, the BookMark Shoppe on Third Avenue between 83rd and 84th Streets will be offering 20% off purchases made for the PS 185 library!!! There will be a wish list at the register. Please consider adding a book two for our library to your holiday shopping!!! The BookMark Shoppe is extremely supportive of PS 185 offering regular discounts for school purchases and providing us with free author visit opportunities throughout the year. They have a great inventory of books for all ages, toys and trinkets for everyone on your holiday list. Let them know you are shopping there because of their support for PS 185.
FIFTH GRADE PARENTS:
Please submit two baby photos of your child for the 2018-2019 yearbook by January 7, 2019.
Please submit two (2) baby pictures of your 5th grader to commemorate their growth by Monday, January 7, 2019. One picture will appear with their 5th Grade picture and the other will be part of a “Guess the baby” spread. Please indicate which you would like to appear with their 5th Grade picture. If no preference is provided, we reserve the right to choose.
Here is how you can submit your photos online: • Click here to submit. • If it does not automatically log you into the site, enter username: 411213694 • Browse to select the photo you wish to upload. • Enter information about the photo, including your child’s name and class, and provide contact information in case we need to contact you for additional information. Please indicate the #5 if you wish the photo to appear with their 5th Grade picture. • Click "Save Details".
If you are unable to submit your photo online, you may also: • Email photos to email@example.com with student’s full name and class number • Send hardcopy photos in an envelope marked "Yearbook Baby Photo" with student’s full name, class number and contact information should we have any issues with the image.
IMAGE GUIDELINES for uploading/emailing photos: If you are not sure if the image meets the requirements, upload or email the image so we can review the image. We will contact you should we have any issues with the image. • .JPG, .TIF and .PNG files only. • Minimum resolution is 300dpi or ppi. • High resolution files recommended. If you are scanning photos, use 400–500 dpi.
January 11th- Brain Show
Remember to mark your calendar for the PTA’s Annual Spring Gala on Friday, March 8, 2019, at the Dyker Beach Golf Club. It will be a fun filled night of dinner, dancing and prizes! It’s also the biggest fundraiser for our school!
NEXT PTA MEETING WILL BE HELD ON JANUARY 24, 2019! HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE!!!