Town Hall Meeting Agenda with Chancellor Carranza

Calling all District 26 Parents!

The Community Education Council (CDEC26) is announcing their Town Hall Meeting with Chancellor Carranza on January 16th!  Please see below for a copy of the agenda.

The CDEC26 is requesting all District 26 community members and parents to arrive by 6:30 PM for the Public Meeting.  The Town Hall event starts at 7 PM and ends at 8 PM.  You can submit public comments and questions in advance to CEC26@schools.nyc.gov.

Download copy of the agenda HERE.

See HERE for flyers in English, Spanish, Chinese, Korean.

Highlights of the Events Coming Up

Happy 2020, MS67Q families!

With the holidays behind us, and the winter winds with us, and spring “just around the corner,” there is a lot happening this winter!  Here are some highlights of the events coming up.

We look forward to seeing all of you soon!

(1) MONDAY 1/13/2020 at 7:00PM (school auditorium) – January PTA meeting

MID-YEAR UPDATE & a Q & A session with Principal Annello

Join us at the January PTA Meeting as we are joined by Principal Annello who will provide us with a mid-year update and answer any questions you might have.

(2) Mark Your Calendar!

Our next PTA meeting will be on Feb. 10, 2020- we have a special Academic Resources Fair from 6:15PM-7:15PM for all our families as local tutoring/academic/prep companies will show their stuff and demonstrate how they can help our students with their academic goals and enrichment.  The PTA meeting will follow at 7:15PM..

(3) Join NYC DOE Chancellor as he visits with families from District 26 on January 16 (Thursday) at 6:30 PM at MS74. Please email your questions for the Chancellor to Community Education Council 26 (CEC): cec26@schools.nyc.gov.

See HERE for flyers in English, Spanish, Chinese, Korean.

(4) Family Fitness Night on Thursday 2/6/20 at 5:30-7:30PM right here at our school.

Bring your children and participate in a night of activities and fitness!

(5) Parent Volunteers are needed for the upcoming school events.  Please sign up to help out at least at one event.  Together we can make all these events happen for the students!

* Tues 2/11/20 Career Day for the 8th Graders – The school needs about  20-30 parent volunteers. Please sign up HERE!

* Valentine’s Day Dance on 2/7/20 – The PTA will be selling refreshments during the party 230PM-430PM.  Please sign up HERE!

* Annual School Musical – This year the students will be performing “BIG” on Friday 2/28/20  & Sat. 2/29/20 at 630PM.  Purchase tickets HERE.

The PTA is planning a carnival themed all out EXTRAVAGANZA before the musical starts and during the intermission.

We will also be holding a flower shop and raffle off gift baskets.

All proceeds to go back to the students in the form of all the clubs, teams, enrichment programs that the school provides free of charge!

Please invest in our school community by:

  • Donating baked goods;
  • Helping with the purchase and set up of the goods/food;
  • Selling the items;
  • Collecting donation items for the gift baskets;
  • Buying and selling raffles;
  • Helping to clean up afterwards.

Please sign up HERE to help with any and all part of this special fundraising event.

(6) Other dates coming up:

Winter Break the week of 2/17/2020

Spring PTA membership drive starting in March

Participatory Budgeting to obtain funds for additional technology equipment

BIG the Musical Ticket Sales

Louis Pasteur Middle School 67 presents…

Friday, February 28th at 6:30 PM
Saturday, February 29th at 6:30 PM

Since the demand for tickets each year has been overwhelming, we are offering the chance to purchase tickets in advance.  Ticket prices are $15 for preferred reserved seating or $10 for general reserved seats.  Please note that cash will not be accepted at the door.

*** For ticket sale for this event, we will be using TicketLeap in which you will log onto the website below and be able to purchase your tickets directly from TicketLeap.  At the door, we will be able to scan your ticket bar codes. You will be able to choose your own seats. ***

Download backpack flyer HERE.

Career Day 2020

We are proud to announce Louis Pasteur Middle School 67Q will host our 4th annual Career Day for our 8th grade students on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 from 8am – 12 pm.

The purpose of Career Day is for our future graduating students to learn about different careers that are possible and what it’s like to work in those professions. Our school will bring in a variety of volunteers to share their work experiences with three classrooms full of students. Breakfast and lunch will be served to all Career Day volunteers. We are welcoming parent volunteers from all three grades. If you would like to volunteer and share your own job and career experience with our 8th grade students, or if you have a family member or friend who would like to volunteer, kindly complete the tear-off at the bottom of this notice and return it to Mr. Lampoutis, the 8th Grade Assistant Principal, in Room 135A by Friday, January 10, 2020.

If you would prefer to register online, you can fill out the google form link below.  https://forms.gle/kerpvVwtbzzRh3tS9

Sincerely, Middle School 67 Administrative Team

View flyer notice HERE.

A Town Hall Event with Chancellor Carranza

Attention parents!

The Community Education Council for District 26 presents a Town Hall Event with Chancellor Richard A. Carranza.  Thursday, January 16 7:00PM-8:00PM.  For more information view flyer HERE and in 中文, 한국어 & Español.

All District 26 parents are urged to attend!  Don’t miss this excellent opportunity.  Issues and concerns for District 26 will be addressed.

Upcoming District 26 Workshops for Parents

January 2020 workshops for District 26 parents:

The Dangers of Vaping – learn about the science behind vaping and talking to your children about the dangers of vaping.  Wednesday, January 8th 7:00PM-9:00PM.  View flyer HERE for more information.

Breaking Bad Habits – learn ways to foster positive change in your lives.  Friday, January 17th 9:00AM-10:30AM.  View flyer HERE for more information.

Digital & Social Media Safety Presentation at the December PTA Meeting; Parent Volunteers Needed at Book Fair; Winter Festival; Modell’s Coupon; Upcoming Events

Happy busy holiday season, everyone!  

Even in the midst of the end of the year hecticness, be rest assured that the MS67Q’s PTA is taking care of its business and making sure that our kids’ programs, teams, clubs stay funded.

Always, a big shout out and thank you to all the parents volunteers, the PTA Executive Board, those who donate through funds or inparticipation, and the school teachers/staff who support the families’ efforts!

Just some updates and upcoming events:

*    December PTA meeting is coming up on Monday December 16, 2019 @7PM in the school auditorium.

A Must-Watch Featured Presentation:  “Healthy Social Media and Digital Life for Our Kids – how to help our kids be healthy and safe online and in social media”

*    A free Winter Festival at the Douglaston Train Station on Saturday December 14, 2019 from 12PM-4PM!  (Ice skating, vendors, holiday shopping, musical performances, community groups . . .)  See HERE for the flyer.

*    ’T’was Night Before … by Cirque du Soleil @MSG on December 14, 2019 at 8PM – this was a very successful PTA fundraiser thanks to all who purchased the tickets ($100 each!) to the show!  Congratulations to the Decker family (6 & 8th graders) who won the PTA’s raffle contest and received 2 free tickets to this spectacular show!

*    The PTA & School-funded Elevate Educate workshops will be held for 6th graders during the week of December 16.  (FYI, this year’s 7th and 8th graders had their workshops last year.)

*    Coffee & Conversation with Principal Annello for 8th grade families – Friday December 13, 2019 at 9AM at the school cafeteria.

*    Use the Modell’s Coupon , save 15%, and support our students

From now until 12/31/2019, you can use THIS coupon (just show it on your phone or let them know you want to use the team code for MS67 PTA (Louis Pasteur Middle School), and save 15% for your ENTIRE purchase in all Modells locations in NYC.

*    Upcoming Opportunities for Parents to Volunteer:

The in-school Book Fair is happening THIS week – parents can volunteer to help out at the Book Fair at this LINK.  Ms. Mazzella especially needs help Thursday morning!

The Student Organization’s Winter Dance was held on Friday 12/6/2019 after school at the gym, and it was a huge success! Our parent volunteers put together a nice spread of pizza, drinks, and other refreshments and sold them to the hungry kids who bought the place out. (Heard we sold 35 pizza pies!) (Money all going back to the school and the kids!)

*    Stay Connected – Stay Informed!

Wonder what is going on at school and in our city?

Check out the PTA website (http://www.ms67pta.org) for up-to-date information, announcements, and handouts.

All parents should sign up for the PTA email blasts on our website or at this LINK.

MS67 PTA send out tweets with timely information and updates.  Sign up for Twitter and find us by using our handle (name) @ms67QPTA.

*    A Holiday Wish For All of Us

And now, to all the families and parents, who feel pulled in all directions all at once, we wish all of us PEACE, TIME, ENERGY, HEALTH, DEEP JOY this month and in the new year to come.  

Happy Holidays & a Wonderful New Year!  ❄️☃️