Picture Retake Day has been scheduled

Screen Shot 2014-10-14 at 1.09.20 PMIf you did not like your child’s individual photos, we have schedule the “photo retake day” for Dec. 12. Please return your packet the week of December 8-12 to your classroom teacher with a note to add them to the retake list. Have your child dress for success on the morning of the  12th and a new photo will be taken. Please note that the class photos are not retaken. Keep your class photo from your order packet.

For those students who were out sick or absent on regular “Photo Day” and have already placed an order with Irvin Simon, we should already have your order forms. Please send a note reminding your teacher that you need a photo so that they will send your child down to the auditorium  for their photo.

Finally, if anyone would like to help Gina on Retake Day please email her at ggoodman@schools.nyc.gov  


PTA Update 11/20/2014

Fantastic Kids Promotion

2014 Fantastic Kids LL Promotion

Don’t forget the Fantastic Kid’s Promotion is this weekend. Everyone should have received the Fantastic Kids FLYER which was backpacked home last week. Please bring it to Fantastic Kids from Friday 11/21 through Sunday 11/23 and 20% of proceeds will be donated to the Lower Lab PTA.

PTA Meeting Has Been Rescheduled to November 26

Meeting notice 11-21 to 11-28

Reminder, the General PTA Meeting scheduled for Friday, November 21, 2014 has been rescheduled for Wednesday, November 26, 2014. The meeting will take place at 8:15am in the cafeteria. FLYER attached



Fairway has everything you need for your holiday dinner from turkey to the fixings. Don’t forget to use your Fairway Community Partners Card when shopping for the holidays and 3% of all your purchases will come back to Lower Lab.

The first month of the program has been a huge success, more than 50% of the cards distributed have been used. Thanks to all of you who have swiped and shopped. If you need a card for yourself or a family member contact Stacy Bess.

No Afterschool on November 26th

Just a reminder, there are no afterschool classes on next Wednesday, Nov 26th, the day before Thanksgiving. See you Wednesday, Dec 3rd.

For those taking sports, please remember to wear or bring your sneakers to participate this winter in the gym. Boots and shoes are not permitted in the gym, on children or adults.

Have fun!

Ice Skating Event Cancelled

The Ice Skating Event planned for December 5th has been canceled due to Lasker Rink’s inability to make ice, their refrigeration plant needs to be replaced. Lasker Rink will not be open during the 2014-2015 skating season.

We are looking into alternative venues and will let the community know if we are able to find a location/date/time suitable to our needs.

International Night is coming up on Thursday, January 22nd

We are looking for volunteers to help us kick off our annual celebration of cultures and traditions from around the world! Do you like to perform or know of any performers of international folkloric dance?? In previous years we have had Korean fan dance performers, Armenian dancers, Aztec dancers, Japanese sword performers, Capoeira artists, and many, many more! Do you like to cook or know amazing crafts you’d like to share? It takes a “global” village to get this party started! The world is our oyster. Please contact Marta Molina Seal at m2seal@yahoo.com.

Lower Grades (K-2) Music Save the Date!

IMG_4868Dear Lower Lab Families,

I hope this year finds everyone happy, healthy, and feel musical. I am excited to announce that this January I will be opening the doors to the music room for you to participate in a class with your child! Each week I hear the children expand their musical knowledge and repertoire and watch them build our musical community. I want to extend an invitation to you to share in these wondrous developments.

Below is a save-the-date in the hopes that many of you can make arrangements with work and childcare (I ask that only adults attend this event as to minimize distractions). Siblings will be welcome at the Spring Sing, of course!

 Wednesday, January 14:

 Period 1: Sarah’s class (Parents visit from 8:30-9:00)

Period 2: Justin’s class (Parents visit from 9:30-10:00)

Period 5: Kristin’s class (Parents visit from 12:15-12:45)

Wednesday, January 21:

 Period 1: Liz’s class (Parents visit from 8:30-9:00)

Period 2: Allison’s class (Parents visit from 9:30-10:00)

Period 5: Donna’s class (Parents visit from 12:15-12:45)

 On the day of your visitation please check in with security who will send each group up to the music room at the designated time. Some seating will be available, but I encourage you to wear comfortable clothing, as most of the seating will be on the floor with the children. This makes the experience all the more authentic!

I’m looking forward to seeing you all in my classroom in January. Thank you in advance for supporting this new opportunity and for all you do to bring music to the lives of the students here!

Warm Regards,

Sarah Prusasky

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