March School Events

Dear PS 41 Families,


Welcome back from the President’s week break, we hope everyone enjoyed the time off. March promises to be a packed month, with daylight savings time starting on Sunday, March 8th, exciting events are right around the corner.


March 2: Annual Science Fair: Thursday is Evening Hours: 6:30-8:30 PM: Exciting projects from weather to nutrition awaits us! Parents, come see the great experiments that our budding scientists have created under the tutelage of Mrs. Pierides.


March 3: Annual Science Fair: Day 2 is during school hours on Friday, classes will visit the fair.


March 7: Report Cards Distributed (2nd Marking Period).


March 9: Parent Teacher Conferences: Today is a half-day with dismissal at 11:30 AM, followed by Parent Teacher Conferences from 12:20-2:20 PM and then 4:30-7:30 PM. During the conferences, please be sure to visit the Scholastic Book Fair and Bake Sale.


March 9: Scholastic Book Fair: Encourage excitement in reading as the book fair comes to PS41. Running from school hours to the Parent Teacher Conference hours, students can browse and shop for fun books that they’ll love to read. There’s something for everyone, from Magic School Bus to Goosebumps.


March 12: Daylight Savings Time Begins (Spring Ahead!)


March 13: Basketball AWAY Game (newly re-named Hawks) to play PS 162


March 15: School Leadership Team Meeting at 7:10 AM. All parents are welcome.


March 16: Picture Day: Smile, it’s Spring Picture Day, don’t forget to wear your Spring best.


March 16: PTA Meeting: Join the PTA meeting at 7 PM and find out how to take part in enriching our children’s PS41 experience. February Students of the Month will be awarded.


March 17: Happy St. Patrick’s Day – Green Spirit Day (sponsored by the Student Council) Show your School Spirit and wear GREEN


March 19: Morning at the Movies: Come dressed in your Disney best and join us at the movies to see “Beauty and the Beast” at Movie World Cinemas, located at 242-02 61st Ave., Douglaston NY 11362 at 10 AM. The cost is $12/person (including popcorn and a drink). Download the response form at


March 21: Second Grade Theater Arts Show presenting “The Little Mermaid” at 7:00 PM.


March 22: Mask Making Parent/Child Art Workshop at 7 PM for those who have registered for the event.


March 24: Career Day: Parents can arrange to speak to their child’s class about their career and help expand everyone’s knowledge and curiosity in this fun and factual activity.


March 28-30: State ELA Test (Grades 3-5)


March 31: State ELA Test Make-up Day


March 31: Carnival: We’re in the works to have a Carnival (2:30-8:00 pm), more details to come.


March 31: Learning Surveys Deadline


SPECIAL NOTE: Look out for further details regarding the Paul Vallone Participatory Budget Ballot for our Electrical Upgrade Proposal. We need everyone’s vote to make this much needed electrical upgrade happen.


Last but not least, save the date/mark your calendar for International Night (the biggest PTA event of the year) is coming on April 28th.


Best regards,

Susan Chin

PTA Co-Corresponding Secretaries


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