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Principal's Weekly Message (The Week of December 18)

The Petrides School


The Week of December 18, 2023 


Dear Petrides Families, 


From all of us at The Michael J. Petrides School …

Happy holidays to our wonderful school community! Wishing all a joyful holiday season filled with well-deserved relaxation, family, and fun. Thank you for making Petrides a special place. On a personal note, thank you for your unwavering support, patience and keeping Petrides moving in a positive direction.


Winter Coat Drive

Our Middle & High School Council for Unity classes will be conducting a winter coat drive through January 10thAll winter coats will be donated within our community, Project Hospitality, and the Salvation Army. Students may drop off gently used coats, winter garments, new men’s tubs socks, hats, and gloves in specially marked boxes in their class and around the school.


Thank you to all the students, families and friends who joined us at our winter concert. It was a great and festive night!!


Here’s what’s happening this week . . .   


MONDAY 12/18

Holiday Hat Day



Ugly Sweater Day

2nd Grade trip to the movies “Wonka”

3rd Grade F.U.D.G.E. Day



Holiday Character Day


THURSDAY 12/21  

Holiday Colors Day

In school holiday concert for middle school students


FRIDAY 12/22

P.J. Day

In school Harlem Magic Basketball for Middle School Students


Have a great week!!    


Anthony Tabbitas 

Principal, I.A.