Jazz Night ; May PTA Meeting; Annual Election

Dear Families of MS67Q:

Coming Monday is an exciting night for our school community! Please join us on Monday:

@6 PM for the First Ever MS67 Jazz Night! Flyer HERE

@ 7PM for our May PTA Meeting, including our annual election for all positions – Election notice HERE

See you on Monday at 6PM and then at 7PM!!!

DEADLINE EXTENDED – Please complete Learning Environment Surveys

Please complete the Learning Environment Survey.  Access codes are contained in the green envelopes.  

The deadline for completing the online version of the NYC School Survey has been extended to April 25 for parents/guardians.  We currently have a 60% completion rate.  We are hoping to reach at least a 75% completion rate.

We urge you to complete the survey online, if you have not already done so.
You can access the survey by logging on to:
https://www.schools.nyc.gov/about-us/reports/school-quality/nyc-school-survey
We do not have access codes.  If you need help, you can call: 1-877-819-2363.
PLEASE HELP US REACH OUR GOAL!

Thank you.
The Administrative Team

Key Dates in April and May

We hope you are having a great spring so far.  As our children’s spring fever hits all time high, the PTA, with your help, is gearing up for the last leg of this school year.  Didn’t the school year go so fast?  Let’s keep encouraging our middle schoolers to finish well and finish strong.

Here are some key events and dates coming up in the near future.  Please take note and we look forward to having you visit us at the May PTA Meeting and Annual Election (May 6, 2019) and at the PTA Annual Dinner (June 17, 2019 at Il Bacco).

Follow the PTA on Twitter for the latest updates and news!  Joining Twitter is very easy and you just have to search for our PTA. Our Twitter name (handle) is @MS67QPTA. Click HERE to see our tweets and follow us.


Coming Up!

CONTINUING:  Spring PTA Membership Drive is ON-GOING!   So far, our families have donated $5,600!

Please give so we can reach our goal of 10K to be used for the kids and their programs. #ProgramsForTheKids  (Checks made payable to “MS67 PTA.”  Please let us know if you prefer to pay in other methods.)

Every Tuesday after school from 2:10 to 2:40PM:  PTA’s Ice Cream Sale.  Parent volunteers are needed.  Please sign up HERE.
Tue. April 9, 2019:  Parent Teacher Conference @ 2:20PM – 3:00PM
Thur. April 11, 2019:  Deadline to complete the 2019 School Survey.
Thur. April 11, 2019:  Math Mock Exam
Thur. April 11, 2019:  8th Grade Night of the Arts @ 6:30PM – tickets at Ticketleap. (The PTA will be selling refreshments.  Please sign up HERE to volunteer.)
Thur. April 11, 2019   “School Diversity & Specialized High School Admissions Community Forum” @ Queens Borough Hall at 6:30PM.  See flyer HERE. Registration required – RSVP HERE.
Fri. April 12, 2019:  Math Mock Exam
Wed. April 17, 2019:  Service League Assembly @9AM
April 19 – April 28, 2019: SPRING RECESS . (Hope you get lots of rest!  Perhaps not possible with all the kids at home!)
May 5, 2019:  Spring Family FUNRaiser @ Yankee Stadium (details HERE)
May 6, 2019 @6-6:45PM:  MS67 Jazz Night (PTA to sell refreshments.  Parents volunteer HERE.)
May 6, 2019 @ 7PM:  PTA Meeting and Election.  See HERE for the Election Notice.
May 15, 2019 @9AM:   Arista Ceremony (8th graders)  (PTA hosts post-ceremony reception and needs volunteer parents to set up and host.  Parents volunteer HERE.)
June 17, 2019:  PTA End-of-Year Dinner at Il Bacco, Little Neck, NY at 6:30PM at the beautiful rook top of Il Bacco in Little Neck, NY.  We hope that many of you will be able to come to the dinner and have a relaxing, low-key fun time as we get to know each other a little better and show appreciation to the school and to the PTA volunteers for another successful school year.

YOUR HELP NEEDED to Get MS67 a STEM LAB!

You don’t even need to get off your couch! Cast your participatory budgeting vote HERE. Anyone over the age of 14 who lives in District 19 is eligible to vote.

Now through Sunday, April 7, residents in Council District 19 will vote among 20 projects throughout the community to receive over $1M in funding. The projects that receive the most votes will receive the funding they need.  One of those projects is a mobile STEM lab for our school.  

To help our school get funding for a new STEM lab, all you have to do is fill out a ballot.  This can be done online HEREIf you would like to vote in person, click HERE to see polling sites.

Volunteers are needed for the polling site at MS67.  Click HERE to sign up.