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 January
PreK-Grade 1- Ribbit! By Rodrigo Folgueira
2-5 This is the Rope: A Story of the Great Migration by Jacqueline Woodson

Habit of the Mind for January
Listening with Understanding and Empathy: Understanding others, devoting mental energy to another person's thoughts and ideas - making an effort to perceive another's point of view and emotions.


*Missed picture day? There has been a change from the original date of January 20 to March 23. Sorry for the change.
Mark your calendar for March 23.
Picture retake day, fifth grade graduates and all staff pictures for the yearbook. 

Reminders: 
Attention parents: Check the calendar to the right side to keep track of upcoming parent workshops. We look forward to seeing you!

January 27- Pre K and Kindergarten orientation 8:45 am to 9:30 am. 
February 6- Valentine's Day Dance- $10 is the cost per student. No siblings or parents are permitted to attend. Grades 4-5 only 5:30-8:30 pm.
February 16-20- Midwinter recess. School will be closed. Escuela cerrada. 

*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

Monday, January 26
ESC 2 nd grade trip 2-209 Katz & 2-308 Lujan
Tuesday, January 27
Holocaust Remembrance Day
Parent Engagement 2:45-3:20 pm Arts-room 224
Parent Engagement- 2:45-3:20 pm Grade 1-Math
Parent Engagement 2:45-3:20 pm Grade 2- Poetry Writing
Parent Engagement 2:45-3:20 pm Grade 3-Success criteria Room 319
Parent Engagement 2:45-3:20 pm Grade 4 Math Strategies at Home
Parent Engagement 2:45-3:20 pm Grade 5 Online Resources
Parent Engagement 2:45-3:20 pm Kindergarten Solving Word Problems
Parent Engagement -2:45-3:20 pm Reading-room 219
Pre K and Kindergarten Orientation 8:45-9:30 am

Weather

Today, 1/26/2015
High: 26 Low: 25
Snow
91% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 1/27/2015
High: 28 Low: 19
Snow
86% chance of precipitation.