School Announcements


Welcome to the 2019-20 School Year!


Please visit our website at www.psms108.org for the most current school information.  Follow us on our Twitter, Instagram and Facebook accounts for pictures and upcoming events. 

Instagram: schoolofauthors

Twitter: schoolofauthors

Facebook: PS/MS 108 School of Authors


School Messenger is used to communicate special events, reminders and emergency situations to families. It is important that we have your current phone number and email. .  

 

Arrival Time:

  • All students enter through the entrance located in the big yard on Park Ave.

  • The school opens at 7:45 am for breakfast, grades K-8.

  • 3K and PreK breakfast starts at 8:00 in the classroom, they will enter via the 108th street doors, parents are able to bring students directly to the class at 8:00. 

  • Breakfast (k-8) is served between 7:45 a.m. and 8:05 a.m. ONLY.  We ask that parents not enter into the cafeteria with their child during breakfast time. 

  • The cafeteria entrance door will close promptly at 8:10. If you arrive after the door has closed you will enter at the main entrance on Madison Ave, your kids will be considered late.  


Dismissal: 

3K 2:20

  • Dismiss from their classrooms. Families will use the 108th street doors to pick up their children from the classroom at 2:20, 

PreK 2:20

  • Dismiss from their classrooms. Families will use the 108th street doors to pick up their children from the classroom at 2:20,

Kindergarten 2:30

  • Parents will enter through the main entrance and pick up their child in the auditorium. 

Grades 1-4 2:30 

  • Dismiss into the big yard on Park Ave.

Grades 5-8 2:30 

  • Dismiss through the small yard on 109th Street


EMERGENCY CONTACT CARDS: It is extremely important that we have accurate up to date contact information on file.  The blue cards are due back by Monday, September 9th.  Please make sure to inform the school anytime a phone number has changed. 


WELLNESS POLICY School of Authors is committed to  promoting healthy eating choices. We prefer that students consume  healthy snacks and drinks in school. These options include water, low sugar drinks, vegetables, and fruits.  We strongly advise students to not bring soda and chips to school. 


Uniforms:  All students must adhere to the school dress code.  

 School of Authors navy Polo shirt for all students can be ordered online at www.smoothusa.com/psms108m

Sample shirts are available in the main office if you need to check the size. 


Cell Phone Policy

  • Cell phones are to be turned off upon entering the school building. If you need to reach  your child during school hours please contact the main office at 212-860-5803.



September 2019 PS/MS 108 Calendar

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Mon

Tues

Wed

Thurs

Friday

Sat


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5

3K and PreK

Group A 8:30-10:00

Group B 10:30-12:00

8:10-11:10

6

3K 

Group A 8:30-10:00

Group B 10:30-12:00

PreK

Whole Class 8:30-11

K

Full day 8:10-2:30

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9

3K 

All students 8:00-10:30

PreK

Full Day 8:00-2:20

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3K 

All students 8:00-10:30

11 

3K 

All students 8:00-10:30


12

First full day for 3K 

8:00-2:20


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19

Back To School Night 

4:30-7:00

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Curriculum/Back to School Night

Thursday September 19 2019

4:30pm - 7:30pm

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