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
Books of the Month for April
PreK-5
Hey You! Poems, Skyscrapers, Mosquitoes and Other 
Fun Things- by Paul B. Janeczko 

Habit of the Mind for April 
Finding humor.
Willing to laugh appropriately. 
Visit habitsofmind.org

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

Tickets are on sale now for the Spring Concert!
You must purchase your tickets before May 28.
No tickets will be sold at the door. Tickets go very fast and space is limited. 

April 13- Jump into Spring event hosted by the PTA.  6:30-9:30 pm.
Tickets go on sale April 13!
Face painting, dance and drama lessons, arts and crafts, music, food, beverages, dessert. Prizes: 32 inch flat screen TV, restaurant certificates, movie tickets, summer fun bins and cheer baskets. 

April 21- Kindergarten trip to Environmental Science Center Ms. Jay K-220 and 
Ms. Thornhill K-109

April 22- 24- NYS Math Exam 

April 23- Last day for ELLA program

April 23- Pre K will not be in attendance

April 24- PTA Movie Night at 6 pm 

May 1- at 9 am and 1 pm - 5th Grade BAM Shakespeare Assembly! 
Featuring "Romeo and Juliet"

May 8- Cinco de Mayo Celebration

May 12- Career Day. We need volunteers, contact Ms. Amsterdam if you are interested in sharing your work experience with our students. 

May 13- Parent Engagement 4:30-7:30 pm 

May 13- PTA Meeting 6 pm 

May 14- Junior Achievement K and 1 only. 

May 15- Pre K trip to Build a Bear

May 15- Picture Retake Day. 

May 20- Art Fair at 6 pm

May 20- Trip for 5 grade students to Medgar Evers College

May 21- Citifield trip for Grade 5 students

May 28- Spring Concert at 6 pm. Buy your tickets early!
Box office will open soon!

May 29- Multicultural dance festival 


*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 917-239-4647
Taisha Francisquini, Vice President
Frizine Allan, Treasurer
Dawn Torres, Recording Secretary 718-285-2756
We are looking for volunteers! Please consider volunteering at least 2 hours a year. Share your skills and talents and help your PTA be successful!
We are also collecting dues. The contribution is $20 per family/teacher by April 24, 2015. 
Thanks for supporting another enriching and exciting school year!

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

Mon, Apr 20 - Tue, Apr 21
All Day Math 3-5
Tuesday, April 21
Cookshop for parents
Kindergarten ESC trip K-220, Jay & K-109 Thornhill
Wed, Apr 22 - Fri, Apr 24
NYS Math Exam
Wednesday, April 22
Administrative Professionals Day
Earth Day
Executive Meeting - PTA Board Only
No afterschool
No Afterschool today - CAMBA will be on

Weather

Today, 4/19/2015
High: 62 Low: 46
Partly sunny
25% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 4/20/2015
High: 59 Low: 46
Chance rain showers
30% chance of precipitation.