Monthly eNewsletter School Report

Stratford School
April School Report

PARP month, Reflections Awards, Field Trips, so many great things are happening at Stratford School.

March Events:

PARP month-author visits, Poem in Your Pocket, Wacky Wednesday Riddles and Jokes, Book Swap, Book Fairies, so many exciting events to help our children to continue to grow as readers.  Thank you to our volunteers for organizing so many events in such a short time.

March 13th- the 80th annual 5th grade cultural field trip to the Metropolitan Opera House. Please read the letter about this wonderful experience that has been enriching the lives of Garden City Children for eight decades.

March 13th- Reflections showcase for all student submissions to the visual arts, photography, literature, and film and music competition.  Each class had the opportunity to view their peer’s work and learn about the National PTA Reflections contest. 

March 15th-Stratford hosted the Elementary Reflections Awards, it was an exciting night for the winners, their families and teachers who came to support them.  Next years theme is “Within Reach”.  Congratulations to Riley McNaboe whose film is being judged on the National Level! 

March 20th-at our PTA Meeting we heard from our Social Worker, Mrs. Vincent and Mrs. Vota about the Mindfulness Program currently being implemented in the 2nd grade, and the planned staff training from our PTA Grant that will enable all Stratford Students and teachers to practice Mindfulness.  We even had a demonstration and a mini Mindfulness session with some of Ms. McCavera’s students.

March 23rd-the annual PTA Dinner at the Garden City Hotel was a roaring success.  It was such a fun night with parents and staff coming together to support our students and our schools.  Even 3rd grade teacher Mrs. Heggman and her husband came to celebrate her birthday! 

Upcoming events:

April 10-14th-Spring Recess. School reopens Monday, April 17th!

April 28th-Family Fun Bingo Night at Stratford School

May 19th-Staff Appreciation Luncheon

June 2nd-PTA meeting and Thank you Breakfast

Thank you,

Kimberly Fellingham, Stratford PTA Director