PTA Announcements

7th Grade Families - To register with Kaplan for SHSAT Prep, your child must also enroll in the Manhattan Youth after school program spring session beginning March 9th.
Links to Kaplan: Course Registration and Practice Test Registration

IS 289 SPRING AUCTION  -  Friday, March 20, 2015
Our annual auction is quickly approaching. We need your help to make
it a success! Please reach out to your friends and family or a business
you patronize to see if they can donate something to support your child's
middle school. Hotel stays, a week at your vacation home, jewelry, experiences, designer goods, gift certificates to restaurants, spas, salons, acupuncture treatment, classes, camps, tickets to a Broadway shows, concerts, games, festivals!
Any or all of these would help make the evening a winner!
Download the donation form here
Find the invitation here

 Help Us Reach Our Goal
Make a secure, tax deductible donation to the
IS289 PTA 
through NY Charities.
 Or fill
out a
donation form and return it, with
your payment, to the IS 289 office, rm 512.

     click here

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Today, 3/2/2015
High: 39 Low: 28
Mostly cloudy
100% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 3/3/2015
High: 32 Low: 17
Mostly clear
10% chance of precipitation.

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Yard Opens:  
8:00 am
8:00 am - 8:20 am
After-School: 3:10 pm - 6:00 pm

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Upcoming Events

Thursday, March 5
Parent Workshop -Coaching
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Monday, March 9
Executive Board Meeting
8:30 am - 5th Fl Library
Wednesday, March 11
PTA General Meeting
8:30 am - 5th Fl Library
Parent-Teacher Conference
Evening Session 5-8 pm
Thursday, March 12
Parent-Teacher Conference

Afternoon Session 12:30-3 pm;  Dismissal @ 11:10 am (half-day)

Friday, March 20
Spring Auction

School Fundraiser 6-9:00 pm @ Manhattan Youth Greta Hall

Fri, Apr 3 - Fri, Apr 10
Spring Recess
No School
Tue, Apr 14 - Thu, Apr 16
Wed, Apr 22 - Fri, Apr 24
NYS Math Exam
Tuesday, April 28
Executive Board Meeting
1:00 pm
Thu, Apr 30 - Fri, May 1
6th Grade Overnight Trip
Thursday, April 30
PTA General Meeting
8:30 am 5th Fl Library