The Big Apple Awards recognize and celebrate New York City teachers who:
Inspire students to be their best selves, dream, and advocate for their future
Model equitable learning with high expectations for the diverse and dynamic needs of all students
Affirm students’ identities, unique gifts, and genius
Enrich their school communities by partnering with families, community members, and community-based organizations
By honoring these teachers, we recognize all those who go above and beyond to serve our students and families!
During the school year, Big Apple Award winners have the opportunity to participate in the Big Apple Fellowship, which includes engagement in leadership development sessions, professional learning communities, and conversations with the Chancellor.
Nominate your favorite teachers for the Big Apple Award. Link HERE
We hope you are all well. We wanted to share information about upcoming Parent Workshops and Engagement Opportunities in December:
Monday, December 11th at 7pm (Virtual PTA Meeting- Zoom Access Information and LInk will be shared in future messages): As part of our PTA meeting, there will be a virtual parent workshop facilitated by Elevate Education which will focus on “Stress Management.”
Wednesday, December 13th at 5pm (In-Person “Empowering Connections” with Assistant Principal Barbara Narissi):. Ms. Narissi will be hosting an in-person “Empowering Connections” workshop and discussion opportunity specifically designed for parents of students with Individualized Educational Plans (IEPs) and 504 plans. This session will be held in the our Cafeteria.
Friday, December 15th at 9am (Virtual Parent “Coffee and Conversation” with Principal Brian Annello:. Principal Annello will be hosting his monthly virtual “Coffee and Conversation” session at 9am via Zoom. The Zoom access information and link are below:
Tuesday, December 19th at 5pm (Virtual HMH Parent Workshop with Assistant Principal Maria Lam):. Join us for a virtual workshop opportunity to learn more about our HMH ELA Curricular Program! You will learn more about what your children across grade levels are learning and doing in their ELA class. We are excited to share examples of student work products resulting from the implementation of the HMH ELA program and its planned units and corresponding lessons. Below are the Zoom link and access information:
Holiday Student Peformances:. Parents/guardians are invited to join us in our Auditorium as students will be performing as part of Holiday Performances prior to the December break. Please note students will be performing with their cohorts according to the schedule below:
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 20
7A: Chorus & Band (Pd. 4- Begins at 10:37am)
8A: Chorus & Band (Pd. 5- Begins at 11:23am)
7B: Chorus & Band (Pd. 7- Begins at 12:53pm)
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 21
8B: Chorus & Band (Pd. 2- Begins at 9:05am)
8A: Drama & Dance (Pd. 4- Begins at 10:37am)
7A: Drama & Dance (Pd. 6- Begins at 12:08pm)
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 22
6A: Chorus, Drama, & Dance (Pd. 1- Begins at 8:19am)
7B: Drama & Dance (Pd. 4- Begins at 10:37am)
6B: Chorus, Drama, & Dance (Pd. 6- Begins at 12:08pm)
8B: Drama & Dance (Pd. 7- Begins at 12:53pm)
We hope you will be able to attend these opportunities throughout the month of December! Thank you for your support.