THIS MONTH AT GUGGENHEIM

Players from the NY Islanders visited grades 3-5; first graders saw a performance of  "Free to be You and Me"; the second grade participated in an interactive Native American experience; and the fifth grade is learning how to ballroom dance. These programs, and many more, are funded through your HSA contributions. Thank you for supporting our school!

 

Excitement was in the air when two players from the New York Islanders visited Guggeheim on Nov. 14! Cal Clutterbuck and Josh Bailey spoke to students in grades 3-5 about the importance of teamwork and working hard in school. Guggenheim was chosen to particpate in Islanders School Day because of the ways we've helped out our community though our coat drives, hurricane relief efforts, UNICEF collection, Thanksgiving Baskets and Holiday Gift Drives. 

 

 

First grade students traveled to Nassau Community College to watch a special school perfomance of  the children's classic "Free to Be You and Me." The play addressed issues of tolerance and diversity.

 

Dancing Classrooms is back at Guggenheim! The entire fifth grade participates in this 10-week program designed to build self-confidence, respect for others, social awareness, increased physical and emotional well-being, cooperative teamwork with the opposite gender, and appreciation of the world’s cultural diversity. Stay tuned for their big performance in December!

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Port Washington taxpayers currently fund 89 percent of the cost of public education through real estate property taxes and assessments -- while our district receives only 6 percent in state aid compared to the average aid statewide of 41.6 percent. Our PW Board of Education and Parents Council are working together on a Legislative Task Force to get Port Washington its equitable share of state funding.

 

Watch this video to learn more about this issue: 
https://www.facebook.com/groups/supportourpwschools/permalink/818539831650887/

 

Here are three easy ways you can help:

 

1. Click here to sign Online Petition:

 https://www.change.org/p/state-house-of-representatives-new-york-016?recruiter=810474889&utm_source=share_petition&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=share_twitter_responsive&utm_term=share_page.share_redirect-fake_control&sharerUserId=810474889&utm_content=nafta_twitter_copy_en_1%3Acontrol

 

2. Print out and sign letters BOTH letters, above, to Senator Elaine Phillips and to Assemblyman Anthony D'Urso.  You can return the signed letters to school via your child's backpack; or if you prefer, the letters can be signed, scanned, and emailed back to legislative@portnet.org

 

3. Attend a Community Forum with our State legislators to address this issue: Thursday, November 8, 7:30pm at Schreiber High School Auditorium.

 

Donate Your Old Guggenheim Gear?

Donate slightly used Guggenheim apparel that you no longer want.

 

Please send into school attention Mrs. Kelly.

Volunteer Sign Up

The Guggenheim HSA is a school-parent partnership designed to pick up where the district’s budgetary limitations leave off. With your support, our fundraisers provide our kids:

 

  • new playground equipment
  • updated classroom technology
  • cool field trips
  • cultural arts performances
  • additional classroom supplies
  • academic enrichment program

Our kids need your help to make these things happen. Take a look and sign up for a volunteer activity. Unsure what to choose? Grab a friend and dive in together.  Your kids will thank you!

Thanks for your help — and see you at school!

HSA's new online volunteer sign-up form  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c054faca823a7fb6-hsavolunteer

 

Join the Guggenheim HSA!!

Elementary school is a time when good communication between home and school is essential. Becoming a member of the Guggenheim HSA is one way to keep informed and be involved in the activities of the school. Your membership donation helps provide activities and resources for our students, including field trips, assemblies and instructional supplies. Your membership donation also entitles you to a Guggenheim Elementary School Student Directory. We hope that you will show your support by joining the Guggenheim HSA.

 


Download the form and join today!

 

If you have any questions please contact the HSA Vice Presidents of membership/class parents
Elissa Rotolo (917) 696-4139 elissarotolo@gmail.com
Jennifer Abrahmov (516) 220-7829 jenniferabrahmov@gmail.com

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Text Message Reminders: Join now and get important school info sent right to your cell phone! Simply text "@guggen" to the number 81010 to join!

Amazon Smile 

Don’t forget -- Support Guggenheim School and the HSA while you shop! We are registered as a participating charity in Amazon Smiles, so Amazon will donate a portion of your purchase price towards our organization when you shop through this link:  smile.amazon.com  Select Guggenheim HSA

Guggenheim Store Closed For Inventory

 

To purchase your Guggenheim apperal email Erica Buckley at elbuckley@me.com

School Events

  • Monday, 11/13 – No School - Parent Teacher Conference Day
  • Monday, 11/13  – Board of Education Meeting, 8:00 pm, Schreiber Library (rescheduled)
  • Thursday, 11/16 – Parent Teacher Conference Evening
  • Friday, 11/17  No School - Parent Teacher Conference Day
  • Wednesday, 11/22 – Friday, 11/24  Recess, Thanksgiving, School Closed
  • Friday, 12/1, General HSA meeting -- Come meet our new Assistant Principal  Dr.Licato, 9am at Guggenheim – All Welcome!!
  • Tuesday, 12/5 – Board of Education meeting, 7pm
  • Friday, 12/18 – Holiday Boutique at Guggenheim
  • Monday, 12/25 – Monday, 1/1 2018 – Recess, School Closed

 

 2017-2018 PW School Calendar

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