Daily Announcements

Welcome to the Tottenville High School eChalk website!
 
Parents and students do not need to log on with special passwords in order to access important information that has been posted to this website.  Our website is constantly updated in order to provide parents, students and the general public with timely and important information. Please visit our site often during the school year and especially during breaks to receive important notices.

Tottenville HS Electronics Policy Regulation CR A-413:  As you are aware, the NYC Schools Chancellor enacted a new Regulation (CR A-413), regarding possessing and using phones and other electronic devices in schools.  Tottenville High School’s current policy is in accordance with Regulation A-413, and therefore no changes are necessary at this time.  

The Tottenville HS Electronics Policy:  Cell phones, computing devices (i.e. iPads, laptops), portable music players (i.e. iPods) and entertainment systems (i.e. Nintendo PSP’s) are to remain turned off and out of site during the school day.  All devices must be turned off upon arrival to school each day.  Consequences for violating the electronics policy start with having the item confiscated and returned to a parent.  Subsequent violations may lead to more serious disciplinary consequences or being forbidden to bring electronics to school.

Please click HERE for a letter regarding this policy.

Please join us for the THS PTA 3rd Annual Gift Auction on Friday, March 27, 2015. Click HERE for more details and to sign up.  

 

Last Day we will be collecting money for our 3rd Annual Gift Auction is Friday, March 6th!  $25.00 per person.
Bring your money to the PTA Office Room A103L on Friday from 4:00 - 5:30 PM or Mail it to the school's address:
100 Luten Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10312 ATTN: PTA
Tables are going fast so get your money in!!!!


Period 3 ANNOUNCEMENTS for the week of
March 2, 2015

ALL CLUBS & ACTIVITIES WILL MEET AT 2:45 PM UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED

MONDAY:
Mandatory Mentoring Meeting, Large Cafeteria at 1:55 PM.  Both mentors and mentee's must attend.
Conditioning training for the Boys & Girls Tennis Team,  3:30 pm in the Spin Room.  See Coach Kreda or Coach Ferst Final Softball tryouts , 3-5 PM, Gym D.
Flag Football tryouts staring at 7 PM.  Bring your medical form.

TUESDAY:

Seniors please bring your acceptance letters with scholarship information to the College Office as you receive them.

Senior Video Yearbook Club, 2 PM, SO Office
Environmental Meeting, A214
Boys Track Team Meeting, A316
WWE Club, C212E
Yearbook Club, D226

WEDNESDAY:
Consultative Council Meeting, Pd. 4
Italian American, D206
Wizard of OZ Rehearsal
Newspaper Staff Meeting

THURSDAY:

Support the OT/PT students as they raise money for their trip.  Dine out at Jimmy Max Restaurant on Watchogue Rd or Amboy Road location today and mention Tottenville HS.  They will donate money for the trip.  Thank you!

Knit for Kids,  D214

FRIDAY:

Deadline for submitting your essay for the PTA Scholarship is today.  Bring your essay to the College Office.

ADDITIONAL ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Dr. Gregory Montalbano of Regional Orthopedics will be awarding 5, $1,000 Scholarships to deserving HS seniors.  See Mr. Neville i9n the College Office.

A very special Thank You to the members of the Moody's Math Challenge teams who represented THS in the Nationwide Mathematical Modeling Competition.  Good Job to All!

Congratulations to Lauren DeMeno, Juliana Perno, Leanna Arnoff, Carly Wallace, & Alicia Morrison for helping the PSAL Girls Gymnastics Team finish in the top 5 at the state Championship.

Congratulations to our ROTC Drill Teams who competed at the Union City Drill Competition.  Congrats to Vincent Huang who lead his team to a 1st place trophy, Christian Segarra captured 3rd place color guard, Vanessa Rada
brought home a 3rd place trophy for cadet, Daniel Gentile took home 3rd place for inspection and Devin Gregory for his outstanding performance during the knock-out event.

Congratulations to the Varsity Boys Basketball Team on their win!


ASSIGNED TESTING DAYS:  Due to the overwhelming feedback from parents and students regarding exams being given in multiple subjects on the same day, beginning the Spring Term 2015 class exams will be held as follows:

Science & Social Studies:             Tuesdays and/or Thursdays
English & Mathematics:                 Wednesdays and/or Fridays
Visual Perform & Career Arts:      Mondays
Physical Education:                       Mondays
Languages Other Than English:   Mondays

Free Practice SAT Test at Tottenville HS on February 28, 2015 has been canceled due to lack of participation.

PSAT Practice Test
on March 28, 2015.  Click HERE for details.



When should I send my child to school?  Please click HERE for important information. 

New York City has undertaken a comprehensive plan to replace fluorescent lighting fixtures containing polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in public schools. PCBs were used in buildings across the country between 1950 and 1978. I am sending this letter to inform you that our school building has been identified as having lighting fixtures which are likely to contain PCBs and will therefore be replaced.....Please click here for our letter from Mr. Scarmato.

Please click on the links below for translation:
Chinese, Russian, Spanish, Urdu


Letter from Joseph Scarmato Principal

As part of the safety initiative for New York City Schools, on some days students will be required to go through metal scanning machines like the kind used to screen airline passengers for the purpose of detecting weapons. Please click here to read the letter in its entirety.


Letter from Chancellor Carmen Farina on Ebola

Please click on the links below for the Ebola Letter translation:

Arabic
Bengali
Chinese
French
Haitian Creole
Korean
Russian
Spanish
Urdu

All Members of Athletic Teams and Clubs: 
When returning to the school building for meetings or practices, all students MUST show School ID when re-entering.  Please enter through the Main entrance.   Enter the building after 5PM through the Parking Lot entrance.

A Letter from our Principal Joseph Scarmato regarding "Respect for All"

School Lunch Program
Did You Know?  It saves to eat school lunch...Time & Money


Please visit Parent Resources/School Food Program for additional information.

The Class of 1975 will have their 40 year Reunion on
March 14, 2015 at  "The Island Chateau"
7:00pm-midnight.

All information is own our webpage"
http://www.tottenvilleclassof75.com/index.html
and on our Facebook page:  Tottenville High School Class of 1975




TOTTENVILLE HIGH SCHOOL'S TELEPHONE NUMBER
718-668-8800

Please click here for a phone directory.


Bus Transportation Information

click here for updated information regarding transportation to and from school

TOTTENVILLE HIGH SCHOOL NEW STUDENT REGISTRATION

To register for enrollment in Tottenville High School, students and their parent or guardian must report to the Department of Education’s Regional Office, located at the Michael J. Petrides Educational Complex, 715 Ocean Terrace – Building A, Staten Island, NY, Monday through Friday, 8:00AM – 4:00PM. Parents and guardians are requested to bring the following items:

Proof of Address (as noted on a Utility Bill)
Your Child’s Immunization Record
A Birth Certificate
A Transcript or Report Card

You will not be able to register unless you have your child present with you.  Call 718-390-1483 or 718-420-5690 if you have any questions.

ATTENTION STUDENTS, PARENTS & GUARDIANS

AS A RESULT OF A SCHOOL BASED OPTION APPROVED BY THE THE FACULTY, PTA, AND THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION STUDENTS WILL BE DISMISSED EARLY EACH MONDAY.  THIS EARLY DISMISSAL EVERY MONDAY WILL ALLOW OUR FACULTY TO COLLABORATE IN TEACHER TEAMS AND ENGAGE IN IMPORTANT INQUIRY WORK SO AS TO FURTHER IMPROVE OUR INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAM .

PLEASE CHECK HERE FOR THE REVISED BELL SCHEDULE FALL 2014.doc

PSAL Parental Consent Form
PSAL Interscholastic Athletics Parental Consent Form.pdf
Tottenville High School
Athletic Department
 
There are special responsibilities and requirements that accompany the privilege of being a student-athlete at Tottenville High School and in participating in our varied successful athletic program.  As a representative of a Tottenville High School athletic team, you are expected to conduct yourself in a manner that is favorable to yourself, your school and your team. 
 
Please click on the link to download the Student-Athlete Contract for Success
 
StudentAthleteContract.cb[1].doc
PSAL Athletics Medical Form
PSAL.Medical Form.pdf
SCHOOL FUNDRAISING ALERT

All fundraising for New York City Public Schools is carefully regulated by Chancellorís Regulations and closely monitored by the Department of Education. Please be aware that any students who claim to be Tottenville High School students fundraising for after-school programs and school supplies are not sanctioned by the school and are in direct violation of Chancellorís Regulation A-610, which states that solicitation of funds by children is prohibited.

Should you encounter any students engaging in illegal fundraising and solicitation, we kindly ask that you report this information to our Parent Coordinator, Connie Assennato.

Word of the Day

Monday, 3/02/15
Function (noun):  In mathematics a function is a relationship or expression involving one or more variable.  It is a relationship where on thing is dependent upon another.  It tells how the relationship works.
In the old "Schoolhouse Rock" song "Conjunction junction, what's your function?
 
Tuesday, 3/03/15
Exponential (adjective):  a really rapid increase
In mathematics an exponential function is a function whose value is a constant raised to the power
Technological advances are growing at an exponential rate.

Wednesday, 3/04/15
Sequence (noun):  A sequence is set of related events, movements, or things that follow each other in a particular order.  In mathematics a sequence is an infinite ordered series of numerical quantities.
The Wizard of Oz cast has been rehearsing a dance sequence for the last three weeks.

Thursday, 3/05/15
Postulate (noun):  A postulate is an idea that is assumed as true as the basis for reasoning, discussion, or belief. In mathematics it is an assumption used as a basis for mathematical reasoning. 
The first postulate in Euclidean geometry is that a straight line can be drawn between two points.
 
 
Friday, 3/06/15
Theorem (noun): A theorem is a general proposition not self-evident but proved by a chain of reasoning; a truth established by means of accepted truths. In mathematics, a theorem is a rule expressed by symbols or formulae.
The Pythagorean Theorem describes the relationship between the lengths of the sides of a right triangle.
 
 
Wed, Mar 4 - Thu, Mar 5
Extended Day Program
Period 9 & 10
Sunday, March 8
Daylight Savings
Turn your Clocks ahead 1 hour
Monday, March 9
Extended Day Program
Period 9 & 10
Classes will be on Monday - Thursday
Prom Tickets on Sale
Periods 3-7
SO Office.
Sale ends 5/8/14
Saturday, March 14
SAT Exam
8:00 AM