Friday Update 5/17/2024

Friday Update 5/17/2024
Farid Johnson

Principal’s Message

Dear Siwanoy,

Another exciting week in the books. We are still waiting for the weather to match the date! This week our 5th grade completed the State Science exam, 4th graders went on an awesome gymnastics trip, incoming kindergarten students got to show off their skills during their screening process, and 2nd grade went to the Aquarium! 


The coming weeks will continue to be just as busy; so be on the lookout for communication from me or your child's teacher. Next week the highlight will be STEAM day! 

Lastly, please be sure to not block the driveways of houses when picking up or dropping off your children at school. This is a major safety concern. Pelham Manor police have been notified and they will give out tickets moving forward. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

We are looking forward to another great week ahead!
 

Sincerely, 
Farid Johnson
#everydayabetteryou          
 
 
School News
 

STEAM Day - May 21

You are welcome to come to your child's classroom during their gradelevel's scheduled time.
 

5th Grade Planting!

Today, our 5th graders took advantage of the weather and enjoyed some planting time outside with Ms. Meehan!

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6th grade back at Siwanoy!
Every year, a group of 6th grade students come back to read fairytales to our 3rd grade students here at Siwanoy. It is always a special time of the year!
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Spring Fling is coming June 7th!

Spring Fling is coming June 7th and we need your help!  

 

Siwanoy's annual Spring Fling carnival is coming up and we need your help to make it a success. Parents - please sign up to help fill our drinks and snacks table with donations at the QR code below.  

 

Wristband and ticket pre-sales begin next week on May 22 in MTK. 

 

Thank you for your support! 


 
 

Vote for Brooklyn!

Class 3D is VERY excited this morning because one of Class 3D's chick names was chosen as a finalist for the peregrine falcon chick naming contest!!!!!  Please VOTE for Brooklyn, and get the word out to all of your friends and family to vote too!  If we win they'll light up the Mario Cuomo Bridge in Pelham colors!   

 

Be sure to check out the falcon cam to see how much the chicks have grown!  

 

Thanks for your support!

Suzie Diano

Click the link to vote!

Falcon Chick Naming Contest
 
 
 
 
 
4th Grade Science and Engineering Showcase - June 3rd at 6pm (4th grade only)
Please see the letter linked below for more information about this amazing opportunity!
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3rd Grader has Poem Published!
Our very own Merit Lee entered a national poetry contest and won! Also, of course there is a Taylor Swift connection as she too won this poetry contest in 3rd grade. Pretty awesome!
 
 
K-2 Sing-along
Our annual K-2 Sing-along will take place on May 30th at 9:45am. Mr. Vamos and the students will be performing on the playground. Parents from grades K-2 are welcome to attend!
 
 

Siwanoy Fun Day - Save the date - June 18

More information coming soon!
Around The Campus

Concerts and other Music Information
Spring Concert Date
Siwanoy - May 22, 7pm at the Hutchinson Gym
The 4th-5th grade Spring concert will feature the 4th-5th grade Band, the 4th-5th grade Orchestra, the 4th grade Chorus and the 5th grade Chorus (everyone sings!).

Third Grade Spring Recital Date
Siwanoy June 3, 9am in the Siwanoy Gym
The 3rd grade orchestra will play and all 3rd graders will sing with their music teacher!

Notes from Anxiety Presentation
Please use the below link for resources from the anxiety Siwanoy University that was facilitated by our very own Ms. Weaver!
Anxiety Resources
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