D3 CEC Common Core Parent Survey

The District 3 Community Education Council (D3 CEC) has developed a survey to collect parent/caregiver feedback on the Common Core Learning Standards & Testing. Complete the survey online at www.cec3.org.

School Photo Day – Retakes & Siblings – Wednesday, January 28

LifeTouch Studios will be at the school on Wednesday, January 28 for photo retakes and sibling shots. Anyone who was absent for the October Photo Day, needs a retake or would like sibling photos should visit the Main Office for a Photo Order Form. Submit your the order form (with payment, if applicable) to your teacher before Wed., Jan 28. Email Havo Velic for scheduling.

PS163 Spirit Day, Friday, January 23

Our first PS163 Spirit Day is Friday Jan. 23. Come dressed in PS 163 gear: t-shirts, umbrellas, water bottles, or wear yellow and orange!

The class that has the most spirit gets a special treat!

Need to purchase PS163 gear? The PTA will have a merchandise table set up on Tuesday morning in the Lobby from 8-8:45am and Thursday afternoon in school yard from 2:30-3pm.

Family Outreach Drop-in, Wed, Jan 14, 8:20am

This committee of PS 163 staff members is working to increase family involvement at the school. Stop by after drop-off for a quick introduction and to learn about their upcoming initiatives!

School Tour Registration

School Tours for parents of prospective Kindergarten students begin this week. Tours are held on Thursday mornings from 8:30 – 9:45am starting on January 8, 2015 and ending on February 12, 2015.

Register for tours online via the PS 163 Brown Paper Tickets site.

NOTE: No more than 2 parents/guardians per family. Also, please note that these tours are not for children.