Our end of the year book swap is approaching. Are there children's books on your bookshelves that are no longer being used? Why not swap them for books that will be new to your house! Students can begin bringing in gently used books on June 11th-13th. Students can deliver them to the reading room. For each book a student brings in, they will be able to pick out a “new” book on June 14th or 15th. Select for more details.
If you have a child who will be enrolling in Kindergarten at Onteora next September, it’s time to fill out the necessary forms so he or she can be screened as part of the registration process... select the headline above for more information...
The power of words. That’s the theme of an innovative afterschool program taking place at Phoenicia Elementary School this year. The initiative, the Healthy Kids Extended Day Program, is a New York 21st Century Grant recipient for 2017/2018. “The State funding is allowing this wonderful program to be offered free of charge to children who, in the view of their teachers and parents or guardians, would benefit from extra academic enrichment activities and instructional help,” says Phoenicia Principal Linda Sella. Select headline for full story.
Continents in a Box started from an idea that third graders should not just read and write about the 7 continents of the world, but, should also be able to touch, feel and experience real objects that come from lands far far from their own. With a grant from the Lilly Sarah Grace foundation and funding from the PTA this program was established. Select link for an amazing video overview of this program.
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6:00 PM PH PTA Meeting
6:00 PM BOE Meeting Bennett
10:00 AM PH Flag Day
6:00 PM BOE Meeting Phoenicia
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM 3rd Grade Moving Up Ceremony