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Locust School certainly had a wonderful month of November! The children were all busy and eager readers earning their “frequent flyer miles” with PARP learning all about how reading can certainly take you many places. They also enjoyed a special visit from the High School Students with a presentation of their “High School Musical” performance. We hope to see many of our Locust families at the next joint primary PTA meeting which will be on December 3rd hosted at Hemlock School at 9:30AM. The focus will be on the new Teachers College Readers Workshop Curriculum and how it is being applies to our primary schools.   


We wish everyone the warmest Season’s Greeting and a Happy and Healthy New Year!  


Winter Festivities

  • December 12th is First Grade’s Winter performance at 9:15AM
  • December 13th is Kindergarten’s Winter Performance at 9:15AM
  • Please check your children’s backpacks for any further details and your emails from your class parents for those who volunteered items on the Sign Up Genius.
  • Families will be invited back to your children’s classrooms for a celebration after the performances.


Feel free to contact me at locust@gardencitypta.org with any questions or for more information on how you can participate in your child's school.   


Lauren Fitzpatrick

Locust PTA Director

Important Dates

December 3: PTA Joint Primary Meeting at Hemlock School at 9:30AM

December 3: Board of Education work session at Garden City High School at 8:15PM

December 6: Primary & Elementary Report Cards sent home

December 6: Locust School Winter Craft Day 

December 12: Locust School 1st Grade Winter Festival Concert at 9:15AM

December 13: Locust School Kindergarten Winter Festival Concert at 9:15AM

December 16: Garden City Scholarship Fund Harlem Wizard Tickets on sale:   www.gcsholarship.org

December 17: Board of Education Meeting at Stewart School

December 23- January 1: Schools Closed Holiday Recess

January 3: GCTA’s GC for a Cure Registration Opens www.gcforacure.com

January 9: Locust School Kindergarten Field Trip to Elmont Theater

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Lauren Fitzpatrick, Locust PTA Director locust@gardencitypta.org

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