This week your PTA dollars helped pay for the DJ, pizza and decorations for Fright Night. Thanks to donations from parents, the students were also treated to many fabulous sweet treats! Your donations help support FREE events like Fright Night, so thank you!
Help support 75 Morton by making a donation today! Click HERE.
Another big THANK YOU to 75 Morton teacher, Cristine Maisano, for organizing a fun day at the New York Botanical Garden for our families.
Halloween Candy Drive
Monday, November 4 - Friday, November 8
We are collecting post-Halloween candy for Soldiers' Angels, an organization that helps support veterans, wounded heroes, deployed service members, and their families. Have your child drop off any extra candy in the collection boxes in the school lobby. You can also drop off candy at the Parent-Bungalow conferences.
School Closed - Election Day
Tuesday, November 5
Wednesday, November 6 - Thursday, November 7
Meet with your student's core teachers as a group. Additional conferences on Monday mornings were added to help accommodate families' schedules.
If you haven't already, please clickHERE to book your conference (password: wf7eb). Please note that you will have one 4-minute conference with all of your student's teachers together (not individual meetings with each teacher, so come prepared with questions!)
Remember, Wednesday, November 6th MY afterschool programming ends at 4:35pm. Thursday, November 7th is a half-day. All students will be dismissed at 11:30am. There is no out-lunch or afterschool program on this day.
Gather the whole family or just the kids (sorry, no pets) and have your portrait taken by an award-winning commercial photography team. These fun, fresh photographs are perfect for gifts and holiday cards. For details, click HERE.
The cost of the basic package is $175 and includes a 15-minute photo shoot. (It's enough time, we promise!) and one professionally re-touched digital image. For more information on pricing click HERE. To reserve your photo session, click HEREor go towww.75morton.org.
SAVE THE DATE
PTA General Meeting
Wednesday, November 20, 6pm | Library
Join us for this evening PTA meeting. Hear from Jacqui, the PTA and the 75 Morton committees about what is going on at school and how you can get involved!
Friendsgiving Pie & Cider Open House
Friday, November 22, 4-6:30pm | Cafeteria
Join us for our yummiest community event - Friendsgiving Pie & Cider Open House! Bring the whole family, meet new friends, and enjoy some yummy pie and cider. This is a FREE event so we rely on the generosity of the 75 Morton community.
Click HERE to RSVP, volunteer and/or donate a pie!
We need volunteers and pie/cider donations. Want to donate a pie but don't have the time? You can purchase a pie or cider (or both) and we will place the order for you. It's easy as pie! Best part, all leftover pies and cider will be donated to a local soup kitchen so no food will go to waste.
75 Morton Bowl-a-Thon
Sunday, December 8 | Lucky Strike
Save the date! One of our favorite FUN-raisers is back - the 75 Morton Bowl-a-thon! Bowling is fun in your "spare" time and even more fun when it's for a good cause! Students, parents, teachers and staff bowl to help raise money for the school. More details to be announced. Want to help with the event? Email email@example.com.
Sound & Lighting Experts
Calling all audio-visual experts! As the school grows we are looking for additional parents who can help with our audio-visual needs, specifically with theatrical lighting and sound. If you can help, please email Amy Musick at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Shop with Amazon Smile
This holiday choose "MS 297 PTA" as your charitable organization. Every time you shop at smile.amazon.com, Amazon Smile will donate .5% of your eligible purchases to the 75 Morton PTA. The holidays just got sweeter!
Membership Toolkit App
Easily access your volunteer sign-ups, purchase tickets to events and view the school calendar using the Membership ToolKit app. Click below:
Manhattan Youth Afterschool
Due to Parent-Bungalow Conferences all students will be dismissed at 4:35pm on Wednesday, November 6th and there will be no afterschool programs on Thursday, November 7th.
AROUND THE COMMUNITY
CECD2 High School Workshop
Monday, November 18, 6-8pm
Spruce Street School (12 Spruce Street)
Attend this FREE workshop hosted by the Community Education Council District 2 (CECD2) and the NYC Department of Education. Find out what factors to consider, how to narrow down the choices and how to select the appropriate high schools. This workshop is for 8th grade families, but 7th grade families are welcome to attend. To register, click HERE.
Questions? Many of the answers to your questions can be found in the Family Handbook.
Love reading our newsletters? All of the weekly PTA Newsletters are posted on the website. The website also has the school calendar, Jacqui's Family letters and much more. Check it out - www.75morton.org