Daily Announcements

"Where Little People Do Big Things"

18 Marlborough Road Brooklyn, New York 11226 Telephone 718-282-8828

School hours:

PreK 8:20-10:50 am and 12:05-2:30 pm

K-2 8:20-2:40 Monday - Friday

Grades 3 - 5 Monday, Tuesday, Friday - 8:20-2:40 pm
Wednesday and Thursday 8:20-5:15 pm

P.S.249 is an "A" school. NYC Progress Report 2013-2014 
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Reminders
Book of the Month for December- PreK-Grade 1- Birdsongs by Betsy Franco Grades 2-5 Great White Sharks by Sandra Mankle
Habit of the Mind for December- Applying Past Knowledge to New Situation

*Missed picture day? Mark your calendar for January 20. Picture retake day and staff pictures for the yearbook. 

*December 15- Take a picture with Santa. K- 2 only. 
*December 16- Take a picture with Santa. Grades 3-5 only. 
*December 17- Kindergarten trip to the museum. 
*December 18- Holiday Concert Today Showtimes: 8:45 am and 1 pm
Classes Performing: Ms. Pugliese, Ms. Folkes, Ms. Alexander, Mr. Katz, 
Ms. Bolton, Ms. Murgolo, Ms. Green, Ms. Molina, Ms. Thornhill, Ms. Rieger, Ms. Lujan, Ms. Kouroupos, Ms. Riggs, Ms. Duncan, Ms. Roberts, Mr. DiSilvio, Ms. Jones, Ms. Hans, Ms. Brochard and Ms. McLeish
*December 19- Holiday Potluck Dinner (PTA) - 6 pm 

*December 24-January 2. Winter Recess, school will be closed. 
Return January 5, 2015. Happy Holidays!

Diciembre 24 hasta Enero 2. Escuela cerrada. Regresar 5 de Enero del 2015.
Feliz Navidad y Prospero Ano Nuevo. 


*Help the PTA raise funds for our school by registering your bonus card. 
Stop and Shop website: http://www.stopandshop.com/aplus
Enter your stop and shop 13 digit bonuscard. 
P.S. 249 ID # 09455.  Also, don’t forget to encourage your friends and relatives to do the same.  It could mean the world to our kids. 

Parent Coordinator: Ms. Mackey 1-347-563-4752

PTA Staff members:
Theresa Sanchez, President
Taisha Francisquini, Vice President
Frizine Allan, Treasurer

If you have any comments or questions you can contact Ms. Derenzo, site administrator at
aderenzo@catonschool.org

Thank you for visiting our site! :)


New York City Department of Education Website:
If you need further information about our school.
http://schools.nyc.gov/SchoolPortals/17/K249/default.htm

Upcoming Events

Sunday, December 21
First day of winter
Tuesday, December 23
Clusters Parent Workshop- Reading Strategies 2:40-3:20 pm-Room 219
Executive Meeting - PTA Board Only
Face-to-face parent meetings- Grades K, 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5, 2:40-3:20 pm
Parent Workshop-Family- Arts- Holiday Make and Take-Room 224-2:40-3:20 pm

Weather

Today, 12/21/2014
High: 42 Low: 33
Mostly cloudy
14% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 12/22/2014
High: 46 Low: 41
Slight chance rain
40% chance of precipitation.