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Feb 26 - Mar 4 @ Division Street

posted Feb 25, 2018, 1:51 PM by Division Street PTA   [ updated Feb 25, 2018, 3:04 PM ]

Week at a Glance

Ongoing This Week

-PTA Pasta Dinner Volunteers

-School Culture Night volunteers needed


-Sign up for the PTA

-PTA Yearbook ordering

Monday, Feb. 26

Tuesday, Feb. 27

-PTA Arts Grandma Tippy Toes

-PTA Arts Star Lab

Wednesday, Feb. 28

Thursday, Mar. 1

-PTA Arts 1001 Faces

Friday, Mar. 2

-School Spelling Bee

-School Sweatshirt Day

Saturday, Mar. 3

Sunday, Mar. 4

PTA Mid-Year Membership Drive Raffle!

The Division Street PTA has not yet met the membership goal set for it by the New York State PTA! We are looking to get 50 more sign ups by the end of the year!

If you sign up between now and March 9th you will automatically be entered for FREE TICKETS to the PASTA Dinner for your whole family!

If you appreciate all of the assemblies, STEM Expo, clubs, resources and enrichments that the PTA provides, please consider adding your name to the list. All it takes is $5 and two minutes of your time. THANK YOU ALL for making this a wonderful community!

PTA Pasta Dinner, Volunteers Needed!

The Division Street PTA Pasta Dinner is happening Friday March 9th! Mark your calendars for this very special annual family event!

Right now we really need Volunteers! This schoolwide event strengthens our community and works because we all pitch in! Please click here to sign up for a shift!

PTA Arts in Ed - February 27th (1st grade)

Gramma Tippy Toes will bring her Animals program into first grade.  She engages the students with guitar playing, puppets, songs and props to reinforce what they have been learning in their Habitats domaine.

PTA Arts in Ed - February 27th (4th and 5th grades)

The Star Lab will bring their travelling planetarium to Division Street again this week.  Fourth graders will participate in the Native American Star Stories program which will bring to life some of the constellations which are based on Native American tales.  Fifth graders will participate in the Greek Mythology program, learning the stories behind many of the Greek-myth-derived constellations.  

PTA Arts in Ed - March 1st through March 7th (All School)

Division Street will welcome local artist Anne Francey to school for a week-long art residency.  The program, called 1001 Faces, has been adapted to fit with the school’s culture of diversity that we are all so proud of.  The finished work will be a mural called Diversity at Division Street.  It will be made up of small individual tiles designed by each student, in their own artistic style.  

Division Street School Spelling Bee - March 2nd

Division Street  will hold a school-wide Spelling Bee on Friday 3/2. Wish your kiddos luck as they compete against their classmates by grade!

Division Street School Sweatshirt Day - March 2nd

Spring is almost here! Rock your Division Street sweatshirts and school colors of blue and white on Friday 3/2!

PTA Takeout Tuesday! - March 6th

Stay tuned to the weekly announcements for details about March’s Take-Out-Tuesday!

PTA Meeting - March 6th

Spring PTA meeting at 7:00 pm on Tuesday 3/6 in the library. See you there!

Division Street School Strings Recital - March 7th

Come join our Stringed Instrument students for a spring recital from 4:00-5:00 pm on Wednesday 3/7.

PTA Chess Club - March 8th

Chess club is open to all Division Street students Grades K-5, beginner-advanced players. 8:10 AM – 9:10am on Thursday 3/8 in the Gym. No advance sign-up is required. Parents, please walk your child to the Gym and sign in.  

PTA Preschool Story-Time - March 8th

Bring the kiddos for Preschool Story-Time! Come for an hour of fun and circle time at 10:00 am on Thursday 3/8.

PTA Arts in Ed - March 8th Author Steve Sheinken (2nd-5th grades)

Division Street’s 2nd -5th graders will have the opportunity to meet with local author, and Division Street Dad, Steve Sheinkin.  A book order went home before break for those who would like to purchase a signed copy of one of his books.  If you still would like a signed book, please send in the order by Monday February 26th.

Click here for the book order form!


Division Street Needs Volunteers for Culture Night - March 23rd

Division Street School is seeking volunteers to be cultural guest speakers at our

Cultural Fair on 3/23 and in our classrooms throughout the year.  The countries/cultures that tie directly in with the curriculum are listed in the sign up.  The speakers will share with the students information on the particular country/culture (i.e. Family life, school life, traditions, holidays, food, clothing, arts and crafts, etc.). If you or someone you know would like to assist, please sign up!


The following volunteer PTA positions are open for next year. Each position is a two-year term and starts July 1, 2018:

PTA President - president@divisionstreetschoolpta.com

PTA Treasurer - treasurer@divisionstreetschoolpta.com

PTA VP of Fundraising - fundraiser@divisionstreetschoolpta.com

PTA VP of Arts in Ed - artsined@divisionstreetschoolpta.com

If you are interested in any of these positions please email the current officers for more information!