Principal's Weekly Message
The Petrides School
PRINCIPAL’S WEEKLY MESSAGE
Congratulations to our “Principals for the Day” winners: Kayla Koshy (Elementary School), Zina Olea Zapata (Middle School) and Marissa D’Antoni (High School). The girls have some exciting plans that will be noticed by the classmates in their components J
Parents/Guardians of Seniors:
If your annual income is less that $125,000 your child may be eligible to receive the Excelsior Scholarship. This scholarship can be used for free tuition for all public colleges - all CUNY and SUNY colleges participate in this program. New York State also offers the Enhancement Scholarship that will pay up to $6,000 a year for the tuition for some private colleges in New York State. The application is currently open. Apply at:www.hesc.ny.gov That is the New York State Higher Education Services Corporation. Again, that website is: www.hesc.ny.gov Click on the Excelsior Scholarship. Email Mrs. Dennison if you have questions.
Here’s what’s happening next week . . .
Special Assembly for High School students “Save a Life Tour”; Students will also participate in Drunk and Distracted Driving simulations.
8th Grade Trip to Rocking Horse Ranch
11:30 am Students Guiding Students: Sip and Share event for high school students, room B187
2:30 pm Parents as Partners Workshop: Getting Ready for Kindergarten, for parents of Pre K students
Petrides Swim Team Dinner, Student Cafeteria
9:30 am Petrides High School Presents: Peter and the Wolf, Auditorium
7:00 pm College Advisor Carol Dennison presents: College Application Process, including the application essay, CUNY, SUNY and Ivy League, the Common Application and much more, room B104
Highly recommended for parents of high school juniors, all welcome.