Dec 18 - Dec 24 @ Division Street

Post date: Dec 17, 2017 7:20:17 PM

Week at a Glance


-Sign up to receive REMIND updates on the phone, in email or in the REMIND app

-Sign up to have lunch with your child!

-Kindergarten Lunch Helpers Sign Up

-Reserve our Earth Balloon

-Sign up for the PTA

Monday, Dec. 18

Tuesday, Dec. 19

Wednesday, Dec. 20

Thursday, Dec. 21

-Cookie Sale Pick-up from 3:00-4:30pm at the school

Friday, Dec. 22

-Holiday Sing Along

Saturday, Dec. 23

Sunday, Dec. 24

Winter Break Will Be: Monday Dec. 25 - Jan. 1

School Resumes Jan. 2

The ‘Week at Glance’ will take a break next week for the winter holiday. We will see you back here on January 1st for the New Year. Happy Holidays everyone!

PTA Sweeney's Bakery Holiday Cookie Sale - Pickup December 21st

If you participated in this fundraiser, the pick up for the cookies is Thursday, 12/21 from 3:00-4:30pm at the school. Division Street School PTA, the school, and Sweeney’s Bakery are not responsible for orders not picked up! Any questions please contact

School Holiday Sing Along - December 22nd

The kids will participate in a Holiday Sing Along on on 12/22!

PTA Delayed Opening Movie - Volunteers Needed for January 9th

A Two-Hour Delay is coming up on January 9th and we need volunteers in order to run the event. If you are interested in helping out please email as soon as possible. We cannot run the event without volunteers - your child(ren) will be able to attend free of charge if you volunteer!

PTA Tech Medley for Parents - January 24th

The Tech Medley will be 1/24 from 6:30-7:30pm. This FREE one hour workshop will be led by your PTA President and is aimed at introducing parents to technology tools such as Remind, Sign-Up Genius and the Google GSuite (Google Docs, Google Forms, Google Calendar, Google Sheets, etc). All registrants must have a personal Google account established in order to participate. Space is limited and the sign up will be going out after break!

Division Street School Needs Parent Volunteers for Culture Night

As mentioned at Parent Night, Division Street School is seeking parents, guardians, family members, and community members to be cultural guest speakers in our classrooms throughout the year. The countries/cultures that tie directly in with the curriculum are listed in the sign up below. 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, sign up here!

Free English Language Classes at the Library

Saratoga Springs Public Library offers classes in English Language Learning at no cost. Beginning and intermediate level classes focus on developing English language vocabulary, fluency, and reading skills in a group setting. The classes create a fun and friendly learning environment for practicing English. Their literacy volunteer teachers seek to help students feel comfortable and confident in using English in their daily lives within a diverse American culture. Find out more here.

PTA Yearbook - Discounted Prices until December 31st

Deadlines for 5TH Grade Parents Approaching!

Don’t forget to take advantage of yearbook price discounts and special communications for our 5th grade families and business partners! Click here to view details about the yearbook and 5th grade deadline information on shouts outs, etc. Thank you to Monica Isenovski for being the Yearbook Chairperson and for forming the PTA 5th Grade Yearbook Club!

I Ski NY FREE Program for 3rd and 4th graders

Ski or Ride at New York Ski Areas for FREE* with the Learn to Ski Passport program and the Kids Ski Free Passport program from Both programs are valid for any 3rd or 4th grader in the world at participating New York State ski areas. Get out and enjoy winter this year! This is NOT a PTA program - it is a ISKINY Free for Kids NYS Program - we are just letting you know about this as it would benefit many families!

PTA Earth Balloon Now Accepting Reservations!

The Division Street PTA Earth Balloon has arrived and is officially ready for reservations. Click here to to bring the world to your classroom or organization!

Kindergarten Lunch Helpers for the School

The Kindergarten teachers at school are looking for parent/adult assistance for our little kindergarten friends with help getting through the lunch line on Fridays, when over half of our students buy lunch. More information in the link! Click here to be a Kindergarten Lunch Helper!

Laurie Berkner Concert! - Saturday April 21st

We want to give a shout out to our friends at the Beagle School who donated two tickets to Laurie Berkner's April show for Family Brain Games Night in November! Laurie Berkner is awesome! And if you are a fan or if you know one click here to see the flyer for details. This would make a great holiday gift!

Maple Avenue Parent Network (MAPN)

A new parent group has formed at Maple Avenue Middle School from a grassroots effort to enhance communication between parents and the school! We are so pleased to hear this and will let you know more detailed information as it becomes available to the elementary parent groups.