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Principal's Weekly Message (The Week of June 7)

The Petrides School

PRINCIPAL’S WEEKLY MESSAGE

The Week of June 7, 2021 

 

 
Dear Petrides Parents,  

 

 

We’re celebrating the milestones of students in grades PreK, Kindergarten, 4th and 8th grades this week.  Please see specific details for Tuesday below.  Invitations were mailed home to families of students in these grades.   

 

Here’s what’s happening next week . . .  

 

MONDAY 6/7  

Cohort A students in grades PreK-8 report to school, all blended learning high school students report  

 

TUESDAY 6/8  

CLERICAL DAY – No school for students 

 

 

We’re celebrating the milestones of our students with a spectacular drive thru event.  Please plan to arrive at your scheduled time; cars should line up on the school side of Ocean Terrace.   

  • Timing is important as we have multiple celebrations on Thursday.  We want to be sure your children experience the parade route with their classmates and staff members.  If you arrive early – please wait elsewhere, don’t join the line on Ocean Terrace.  
  • We encourage you to decorate your car in honor of your child.
  • Bring the family to celebrate!  (Additional cars welcome.) We suggest that the front seat passenger has their camera phone ready and that the student honoree sit in the rear passenger seat.
  • Enjoy the parade route!  Please keep you speed to 5 miles per hour along Campus Road, enjoy the music and make some noise in recognition of our students.
  • Plan to stop at Circular Drive.  Students should be prepared to exit the car, walk the “blue” carpet and be announced.  Gift bags will be distributed here.  Honored students should dress to impress.  
  • A professional photographer will be here; each student will leave with a photo.  We encourage you to take pictures throughout the parade route.  
  • Participants are welcome to walk the parade route.  We will provide car service as needed, please contact school secretary Lindsay Lamotta (718) 815-0186 ext. 21093, to request pickup. 

While this may not be what you imagined, we’ve worked hard to ensure that will be a fun-filled event, making memories to last a lifetime.  

 

Our milestone drive-thru celebrations are scheduled as follows: 

11:00 am PreK  

11:45 am Kindergarten 

12:30 pm 4th Grade 

1:30 pm 8th Grade 

 

WEDNESDAY 6/9 

Cohort B students in grades PreK-8 report to school, all blended learning high school students report  

 

NYS Science exam administered to participating 4th grade students in Cohorts A and C

 

PTA hosts: Drive-in Movie Night at Juicy Lucy 

BBQ at 6:30 pm - $40 per car.  Send money in to school, in envelope labeled with your child's name.

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THURSDAY 6/10 

Cohort B students in grades PreK-8 report to school, all blended learning high school students report  

 

 

NYS Science exam administered to participating 4th grade students in Cohorts B and D

 

 

 

FRIDAY 6/11  

Cohort B students in grades PreK-8 report to school, all blended learning high school students report   

 

 

Sincerely,  

Joanne Buckheit 

Principal