Letter to NEST+m Students & Families, Week of October 28

Dear NEST+m Students and Families,

Thank you to all the parents, students and staff who created and attended Fright Night. It was a great success!

This week is Spirit Week! 
Upper Grades Peer Leaders are excited to present this year’s themes for SPIRIT WEEK, which is next week, October 28-November 1!

The themes are:

Monday, 10/28: Pajama Day – K-12
Tuesday, 10/29: Multiples Day/Jersey Day – K-12
Wednesday, 10/30:

  • Meme Day – Upper Grades
  • NEST+m Spiritwear Day (Exploration Day) – Middle Grades
  • Wacky Tacky Day – Lower Grades

Thursday, 10/31:  👻HALLOWEEN🕷️  K-12 *No masks, fake weapons, offensive or overly distracting costumes

Friday, 11/1: Class Color Day, see list below:

  • Seniors – white
  • Juniors – red
  • Sophomores – blue
  • Freshmen – green
  • Middle Grades – wear your Team Color from Field Day
  • K – red or rainbow
  • 1 – orange or rainbow
  • 2 – yellow or rainbow
  • 3 – green or rainbow
  • 4 – blue or rainbow
  • 5 – purple or rainbow

Hope you’ll join us in showing your school spirit!

Thank you for your ongoing support and communication,

Warmly,

Mark Berkowitz
Principal

Announcements

AP Exam registration
Upper Grades families: 11/1 is the last day to register for AP Exams without incurring a late fee!  MORE INFO Please fill out the Family Income Inquiry form (school number 01M539) to find out if your student would qualify for a fee waiver. Results are available 24 hours after you submit the form. Questions? See Mr Arberman or email JArberman@schools.nyc.gov.

Coming Up

  • Spirit Week: Monday, 10/28 – 11/1. See the dress up themes!
  • Middle Grades Exploration Day: Wednesday, October 30
  • Halloween: Thursday, October 31 – No After3 or SONYC programs in session!
  • PTA Halloween Bake Sale: Thursday, October 31
  • AP Registration No Late Fee Deadline: Friday, November 1st is the last day to register for an AP course without a late fee. MORE INFO
  • Election Day: Tuesday, November 5 – No school for students
  • Veterans Day: Monday, November 11 – School closed

Save the Date

  • 2nd Annual NEST+m Faculty & Staff Talent Show: Friday, November 8 – More info coming soon!
  • School Photos: November 12 -15 (more info/schedule coming soon!)
  • Chess Tournament: Sunday, November 17
  • PTA Scholastic Book Fair: Monday, November 18 – Thursday, November 21, 2019.
  • PTA Meeting: Thursday, November 21, 8:30am in the Cafeteria
  • Parent Teacher Conferences: Thursday, November 21, 4:45-7:45pm and Friday, November 22, 2019 from 12:40-2:40pm. Thursday 11/21 is rapid dismissal at 2:40pm, no afterschool programs in session. Friday, 11/22 is half day with dismissal at 11:30am. No afterschool programs in session on 11/21 or 11/22. The PTA will post electronic sign up sheets on the PTA website 11/13/2019 – more information will be forthcoming.
  • Rapid dismissal at 2:40pm: Wednesday, November 27
  • Thanksgiving Recess: Thursday, November 28 & Friday, November 29 – School closed
  • K-12 Principal’s Coffee/Parent Presentation: Tuesday, December 3rd 8:30am-9:30am