Sponsors Needed for 2015 SCA Fair, Letter from the Fair Chair>>
Sponsorship deadline extended to Friday, March 6
Please check your mailbox for the 2015 SCA Fair Sponsorship Form. Sponsorship spaces fill up quickly, and this year we are under a very tight deadline. Please send in your sponsorship forms promptly so that plans for the journal may get underway. In addition, volunteers are still needed to chair the following positions: Attic Treasures, Toys, SCA Grill & Beverages, and Candy Booth and Grand Raffle. Contact Linda Gurino for more information.
Munsey Park SCA Book Fair, Details>>Teacher Schedules>>
Monday, March 2 through Friday, March 6
Volunteers still needed, Signup Genius>>
Shelter Rock SCA Book Fair, "Under the Sea"
Monday, March 2 - Friday, March 6
Details and Class Schedule>>
Jr. and Sr. Prom Fundraiser for SCA and CASA, Coupons>>
The Flower Shop Inc., nuBest salon and spa, and Entourage have joined together to donate 20% of specific Prom items to Manhasset SCA/CASA. Coupons are needed for the promotion. Click the link above.
This Week's Events:
Shelter Rock Parent Book Fair Kickoff
Monday, March 2, 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm, Shelter Rock Library
Mark your calendar for our Family Event where the whole family can join in the fun and meet NY Times Best Selling Author Gordon Korman. Mr. Korman has written more than 80 books, including the Swindle Series, Ungifted, and several 39 Clues books. There will be raffles, fun photo-ops with Deep Sea Diver, Mr. Geczik and/or browse the Teachers' wish lists for their classroom libraries.
Munsey Park Book Fair-Family Night-Kickoff
Monday, March 2, 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Come meet 39 Clues author Jude Watson and get your books signed! Giveaways and free chances to win raffle prizes including One Week at Destination Science Camp, Scholastic Book Basket, Beta fish, Gift cards to Lacrosse Unlimited, Chocolate Works and Matty's Toy Stop.
Exemplars Induction Ceremony, 10th Grade
Tuesday, March 3, 7:30 pm
6th Grade Parent Night: Middle School Tour and Orientation
Wednesday, March 4, 7:30 pm-Tour, 8 pm-Orientation, HS Auditorium
Parents interested in a guided school tour should meet in front of the Auditorium at 7:30 pm. The main presentation will begin at 8 pm in the Auditorium. Parents will meet and hear from building administrators, district coordinators and directors. Students will have a separate orientation at a later date.
Calling all Preschoolers
Thursday, March 5, 12:15 - 1:15 pm, Shelter Rock and Munsey Park Schools
Preschoolers and their parents/guardians are invited to the SCA Book Fair Preschool Event.
We will be selling many books that are nursery school age appropriate. Children can dive into reading and get a sneak peek of elementary school!
Grades 7-12 Parent/Teacher Conferences (By Teacher Request) - Rescheduled Date
Thursday, March 5, 5:30 - 8:30 pm
MS Dance - 1st Annual Dance for a Cure, Details>>
Friday, March 6, 7:30-9:30 pm. Suggested donation is $5 for the MWCABC, anyone who donates more than $5 will receive a prize. There will be a DJ, games, and snacks. Students are encouraged to wear pink.
SCA Saturday Series, Details>>
Saturday, March 7, Shelter Rock
Participate in the School Budget Process! Board of Education Site>>
Saturday, March 7, 9 am - 3 pm, Secondary School Board Room
Superintendent Cardillo presents the 2015 - 2016 Preliminary Working Budget to the Board of Education and the community. This is the first open meeting for community discussion on the specifics of the working budget. Feedback is vital and welcomed! Stay informed. Ask questions. Get the facts. Be part of the process. Come for all or part of the workshop.
Junior Prom, Details and Forms>>
Saturday, March 7, The Inn at New Hyde Park
Parents are invited to attend The Promenade, at 6:15 pm, an hour-long reception held prior to your child’s 7:15 pm departure to the Inn at New Hyde Park. Buses will return to the secondary campus at 12:00 am.
Save the Date:
High School/Middle School SCA Joint Parent Council Meeting
Friday, March 13, 10 am, High School Board Room
Guest Speaker: District Science Coordinator Thomas Elkins will present the new curriculum for 7th graders and answer any questions regarding class offerings for Secondary students in the 2015-2016 School Year.
CASA Fundraiser Healthy Cooking, Healthy Living, Details and Registration>>
Thursday, March 19, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Join Master Cook - Lisa Santos and Health and Wellness Coach - Stacey Kelly for a hands on demonstration on how healthy cooking can be easy, fast and fun! Bring your appetite, questions and get ready for a fun introduction to a new way of thinking about food.
Manhasset SCA Summer Studies for MHS Juniors, Summer Studies Webpage>>
Teacher Recommendations Due Tuesday, March 17
Applications Due Tuesday, March 31
Start your application for a scholarship for a summer enrichment activity. Summer Studies Awards are not based on financial need or academic excellence. Rather, motivation, sincerity and clarity of purpose will be overriding considerations.
HS/MS Spring Sports Health History Forms, Forms>>
Sports seasons begin in March. Health History Forms Due 30 Days Prior to Start of Season.
Power of Parenting Series at Public Library, Register with SignUpGenius>>
February to April, 1:00 pm or 7:00 pm at Manhasset Public Library
Education Workshops to provide parents and caregivers with the skills, insight and knowledge they need to raise healthy and responsible youth in today's world.
Munsey Park BOX TOPS For Education Program
Help Munsey Park earn some money. Please collect your Box Tops. To submit your Box Tops, place them in an envelope labeled with your child’s teacher’s name and grade, and send in to school. Please remember you can also earn extra money for the school while you do your online shopping. Sign up on the Box Tops website and earn Box Top credits while shopping at popular on-line stores. Participating Stores and Products>>
Shop on Amazon and Support the SCA
Go to smile.amazon.com from the web browser on your computer or mobile device, and you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to the SCA.
Upcoming Board of Education Meetings, Board of Education Site>>
Thursday, March 12, 8 pm, Munsey Park School, Informal Budget Hearing
Thursday, March 26, 8 pm, Informal Budget Hearing, Shelter Rock School
2015 - 2016 Approved School Calendar, Calendar>>
The calendar for next year has been approved. Take a look.
BOX TOPS For Education Program
Help MP and SR earn some money. Please collect your Box Tops. To submit your Box Tops, place them in an envelope labeled with your child’s teacher’s name and grade, and send in to school. Please remember you can also earn extra money for the school while you do your online shopping. Sign up on the Box Tops website and earn Box Top credits while shopping at popular on-line stores. Participating Stores and Products>>