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Period 3 ANNOUNCEMENTS for the week of
MAY 20, 2013
ALL CLUBS MEET AT 2:45 PM UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED!
LOTE Tutoring, Italian Room D210; Spanish Room D204
Key Club, D202
Living Environment Tutoring, A316
Respect for All Club, Principal's Conference
Foreign Language Tutoring, Every Tuesday, Spanish in Room D204 & Italian in Room D210.
THS DRESS CODE
The warm weather is here! Please be mindfull of our dress code.
“Dressing for Success” applies not only to the workplace, but also to school. Appropriate attire does contribute to a productive learning environment. The following is a list of inappropriate apparel and accessories that should not be worn in the school building:
low-cut blouses tube tops sunglasses
low-cut tank tops short shorts halter tops
metal wallet chains pants chains hats/doo-rags
extreme mini skirts midriff tops metal spike bracelets/necklaces
extreme low riders men's muscle tank tops
sheer blouses with visible undergarments
Clothing worn to school should provide adequate coverage of the midriff area, and undergarments should never be visible. T-shirts with inappropriate or offensive logos, designs, or pictures are also prohibited. Students who report to school with inappropriate attire will be asked to change into a physical education uniform, and parents will be contacted. Additionally,cell phones, iPods and other electronic devices are not permitted. These devices will be confiscated if used in our building.
2013Parent Orientation Flyer.docx
Parent Orientation for
Incoming Grade 9 Students
Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 7:00 PM
Tottenville HS Auditorium
Please join us to meet the Administration & Faculty to learn about Tottenville HS & its special programs
Doors open at 5:30 pm for parents wishing to purchase Grade 9 Summer Reading Books & Physical Education Uniforms. NO Personal Checks Accepted.
Student Orientation will take place on
Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Meet the Administration & Faculty
Last names A-L report to the Auditorium from 8 to 11 AM
Last names M-Z report to the Auditorium from 11 to 2 PM
Purchase School Supplies...PE T-Shirts $10, Shorts $15, THS Hooded Sweatshirts $20, PJ Pants $20, Purple Tie $10, THS Combination Locks $12. No personal checks accepted!
Congratulations to Tottenville HS on being designated a 2012-2013 No Place for Hate school! The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) will recognize all New York school students and educators who have worked to make their schools No Place for Hate at a recognition ceremony on June 4, 2013.
Congratulations to Katarzyna Nowak who has been selected from over 800 entries to be included in the PS Art 2013 Exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. PS Art celebrates the visual arts in New York City's Public Schools and showcases her tremendous talent of students from every neighborhood across the city. Katarzyna Nowark as well as her art teacher, Wynter Carnevale, are to be commended for the exemplary work submitted for this competition.
PS Art will be on exhibit at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC from June 11, 2013 to August 25, 2013 then will move on to the Tweed Court House where it will be on display during the fall semester.
Tottenville High School's "Respect for All Club", recently held a bake sale which took place prior to the April PTA meeting. Last Friday, the student's helped to coordinate a schoolwide project, "Pinwheels for Peace" where students designed pinwheels that were displayed in the school courtyard. That project, and the other initiatives that the club is involved in, are designed to promote respect and tolerance and combat bullying and harassment. Anthony Carrannante, a Social Studies teacher and Dean, is the club's faculty advisor.
NYC SYED 2013
WILL BE ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS
For The Summer Youth Employment Program is open to all NYC residents between the ages of 14 to 24, who are eligible to work in the US.
Apply at https://application.nycsyep.com
The deadline is May 10, 2013. For more information call 718-987-8111 ext. 808 or email BLicata@unitedactivities.org
Space is limited so apply early!
Winter Sports All-Stars:
Girls Basketball - Christina Barone
Girls Gymnastics - Lauren DeMeno & Gina Tucker
Wrestling - Santo Curatolo
Congratulations to the National Honor Society Officers of 2014!
Andrew Shaw, President
Victoria Gennari, Girl's Vice President
Christopher Pessolano, Boy's Vice President
Chelsea Hogan, Secretary
Christopher McCormick, Treasurer
Arlina Marke, Parliamentarian
Borough President James P. Molinaro's on-going Autism Awareness Initiative will be on Saturday, April 13th from 10 AM to 2 PM at the Petrides School. Please click here for details.
Please review this letter
from Chancellor Walcott regarding the new Common Core standards.
April is National Poetry Month. What poem will you carry in your pocket on "Poem in your Pocket Day", April 18th?
Members of the Tottenville HS Newman Club, with Principal John Tuminaro with just some of the many boxes of food items collected as part of the annual Bread of Life food drive.
Tottenville's top math students who competed in the annual American Mathematics Competition ( AMC ), along with Principal John Tuminaro and Assistant Principal, Mathematics, Katherine Kish.
Congratulations to Katarzyna Nowak who has won the Borough Wide Erza Jack Keats Bookmaking Competition! She will be honored on Friday, May 17, 2013 at the Brooklyn Public Library.
SERVICE GROWTH & SUPPORT AWARD
Tottenville HS has been selected as a recipient of a "Service Growth & Support Award"
As part of the Service in Schools Initiative - a joint partnership of NYC Service and the NYC Department of Education, Tottenville HS was selected to receive this award based on the school and community service performed by our students
IMPORTANT SENIOR INFORMATION
Please read the attached Newsletter for important information regarding graduation, senior dues, etc. Also please review the Prom flyer if you are interested in attending the prom on June 8, 2013.
If any senior wishes to submit a design for the Class of 2013 Senior T-Shirt should do so by February 28th. The design must include: "Tottenville", "Class of 2013", "Pirates" and "Seniors". The winning artist will receive FREE SENIOR DUES. Please see Ms. Tierno in the SO Office for more details!
Please review this letter regarding General Response Protocol (GRP) drills, which was distributed to students on Wednesday, January 30, 2013.
FAQs for Notification Email to Schools 12-12-12.pdf
Community Service Project
COMMUNITY SERVICE PROJECT.doc
As per the recommendation of the New York State Department of Education, seniors enrolled in the Participation and Government classes are required to provide 20 hours of community service. All service projects must be completed and submitted to the class teacher NO LATER THAN Friday, May 17, 2013.
Please click on the link below for complete details.....
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 2012.doc
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. If there are any specific questions regarding registration, call 718-420-5690.
PLEASE READ THIS IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM CHANCELLOR WALCOTT
"New" PSAL Parental Consent Form
PSAL Interscholastic Athletics Parental Consent Form.pdf
Tottenville High School
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
PSAL Athletics Medical Form
Parent Letter 02172012.pdf
PLEASE READ THIS IMPORTANT LETTER TO PARENTS AND GUARDIANS FROM
NEW NYSED POLICY REGARDING THE SCORING OF REGENTS EXAMINATIONS
EFFECTIVE JUNE 2011
Effective June 2011, for schools with grades 8-12, NYS Regents scoring procedures have changed. Scoring committees, once they have rated an exam, are no longer permitted to re-score them, regardless of the final score. Specifically, exams receiving a final score of 60-64 or 50-54 are not permitted to be re-scored.
Letter from Chancellor Walcott Regarding Health Education Classes in High School
504 letter echalk Sept. 2011.docx
How to Find Out if Your Child Qualifies for
Medical Services or Section 504 Accommodations:
Your child may be entitled to direct health services and/or accommodations in school under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.
Please click on attachment below for further information:
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.
Planning a family vacation?
Family vacations should be planned to coincide with vacation days and weeks of the annual school calendar. Please be aware that teachers are not obligated to make prior arrangements for assignments, projects, and other instructional activities involving work that has not yet been presented. Student absence for vacation will also be treated as an unexcused absence. You should also be aware that teachers cannot be expected to extend their normal workday to provide remediation or to administer tests for students who have been on vacation, nor shall teachers be required to repeat lessons that were given during the vacation period. Please keep this in mind when planning your next family vacation.