March Events 2015

Dear PS 41 Families,


After a freezing February, there’s daylight savings time literally around the corner on Sunday March 8th. March promises to be a packed month, here are upcoming events at PS41:


Potential change of school hours for next year: Flyers went home asking for your input on potential start and dismissal times for the next school year. Make your vote count, please indicate your choice and return the slip by Friday, March 6th. A copy of the flyer can also be found on


International Night Ticket Order Forms are going home in backpacks on Wednesday, March 4th. As this is a very popular event, tickets are limited. Please return your ticket order no later than Friday, March 6th. Volunteers are still needed, if you’re interested in volunteering, please also let Mary Bow know by Friday, March 6th.


March 5: Annual Science Fair: Thursday is Evening Hours: 6:30-8:30 PM: Exciting projects await! Parents, come see the great experiments that our budding scientists have created.


March 6: Science Fair: During school hours on Friday, classes will visit the fair. Parents are welcome to attend with their child’s class. Please follow the schedule outlined in the Science Fair flyer that was sent home.


March 12: Join Hands at 7:45 AM at the Main Entrance: The UFT is sponsoring a “hands-around” our school event to show that we stand united in protecting our schools against the governor’s destructive proposals. See the flyer on the website for more details.


March 12: Picture Day: Smile, it’s Spring Picture Day, don’t forget to wear your Spring best.


March 12: ELA and Math State Test Parent Workshop at 7:00-8:30 PM


March 13: Career Day: Parents can arrange to speak to their child’s class about their career and help expand everyone’s knowledge in this fun and factual activity.


March 16: Report Cards Distributed


March 17: Green Day: Show your school spirit by wearing Green on St. Patrick’s Day, sponsored by the Student Council.


March 19: Half-day: Dismissal at 11:20 AM, followed by Parent Teacher Conferences from 12:20-2:20 PM and then 4:30-7:30 PM. During the conferences, please visit the Scholastic Book Fair and Bake Sale for a sweet “reeead-treat”.


March 20: Scholastic Book Fair: The book fair continues during school hours, students can shop for fun books that they’ll love to read, from Magic School Bus to Goosebumps.


March 26: PTA Meeting: Join the PTA meeting at 7 PM and take part in enriching our children’s 41 experience. February Students of the Month will be awarded. A Town Hall Safety Meeting is also featured with a speaker from the Office of Emergency Management.


March 28: UFT District 26 Scholarship: students from each grade may submit entries to compete for scholarships of $1,000 each. Last year PS41 had a winner who received $1,000! Applications must be postmarked by March 28th, see the UFT flyer on if you’re interested.


March 31: Second Grade Theater Arts Show: Broadway comes to PS41. See our second graders in a fantastic musical production of Charlotte’s Web, starting at 7PM.


Best regards,

Eliane Salzberg and Susan Chin

PTA Co-Corresponding Secretaries

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