Daily Announcements

Ebola Concerns

The New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE) and the
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOH)  
are working together to ensure that families have the most up-‐to-‐date guidance about Ebola.  
The link below has important information to help you understand how to lower  
you  and  your child’s risk of Ebola exposure:

NYCDOE & DOH Ebola Concerns

Here are some helpful tools for 3rd, 4th and 5th Grade Parents when working with your child on reading.  Helpful information on how to notice what your child is doing and
 what can be done to help their reading skills.

Click here for Building A Reading Life

Please support the 5th grade by printing out the voucher below and presenting it to your server between 10/27 – 11/1. Standard Burger is generous enough to donate 10% to our school for the 5th grade 2014-2015 graduating class. Thank you for your support!

Standard Burger Voucher 

Running Records Workshop

Your Child is not just a level!!
Learn how to support the behaviors within the level!

Grade 3 & 4: Tuesday, October 28th @ 9am Library
Grade 5: Wednesday, October 29th @ 9:00am Libraby
Grade 1&2: Thursday October 30th @ 9:15am Library
Kindergarden: Thursday, November 6th @ 9:55 Library

Fill out these Grade appropriate forms and return to school 

Congratulations to our Freddy the Frog Winning Classes for September
K-105   64 Tickets
1-211   42 Tickets
2-301   43 Tickets
3-311  11 Tickets
4-409   5 Tickets
5-413   3 Tickets
5-411   3 Tickets 

Safety Concern!!!
Parents Please Do Not Double Park when picking your children up from school.  You are blocking in staff
vehicles and they can not get out.  Also when opening the car doors please be aware of the car next to you.  
We do not want cars to be damaged.

Starting November 7, 2014 the speed limit for all NYC streets will be
 25 MPH unless otherwise posted.

See here for more information

Staten Island 
Children's Day Parade
November 1, 2014

A Celebration of Public Schools and the Positive Work they Achieve!!!

Featuring Performances by many of our talented students!
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Henry Kaufman Campgrounds, 1131 Manor Road

Fun for the whole family!!
Bands, Crafts, Dancers, DJ, Games, Prizes, Giveaways, Snacks
(while supplies last!)

For more information, see your school's Parent Coordinator 

Tea with the Principal
Come join Mrs. DiFolco for an informal conversation regarding any concerns
that you might want to discuss with her.  

Monday, November 3rd @ 1:00 PM

Please fill out the form here and return to Maryanne Speranza by October 29th

Marsh Avenue Expeditionary Learning School

Informational Session for all incoming 6th Graders 2015-2016 school year

Click here for Dates and Times


Multiple Measures to Replace State Test as Driver of Promotion Decisions

Click on the below links for more information

Press Release 2.pdf


Community Education Council 31 (CEC 31)

715 Ocean Terrace

Staten Island, New York 10301

Phone:  718-420-5746

Fax:      718-420-5745

Website: CEC31

Check out these Common Core Videos
Reading and Writing Units of Study
"Inside the Classroom"

Common Core Videos


Save your Box Tops over the summer and send them into school in September.


If you drive your child/children to school in the morning,

I encourage you to use our “Stop, Drop and Go” procedure.

If you choose to use “Stop Drop and Go”,

it is imperative that you follow the

following SAFETY procedures listed below:


No Parking on Page Avenue in front of the school.


Academy Avenue is CLOSED between
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. to ALL traffic.


Pull up to the Parent Volunteer School Safety Guards and they

will let the children out of the car.


PLEASE stay in your car.


Please do not cut in the drop-off line.


Please do NOT double park to let your child out of the car.

This is a major safety hazard for your child.

Once your child has exited the car, please drive off.


Our security guard is standing at the door watching the children enter the building.


If you would like to watch your child enter the school building,

please find a safe parking spot and walk them to the door.


Thank you for your anticipated cooperation.

Lice Prevention and Treatment

Fairy Lice Mothers - Prevention and Treatment

Please click the link below to read a SI Advance Article.

Please click the below link for PREVENTION and TREATMENT information.

There is an APP available called "The Facts of Lice"; it is sponsored by Fairy Tales
and provides useful tips for prevention as well as treatment.

Products can be purchased on-line as well as in local stores and salons.

 Rubric for Positive Behavior Support Plan
Students will be rewarded when showing positive behavior with
K-coins that they can use to buy lots of fun stuff in the K- Coin Canteen

Please click here PBIS Rubric
PBIS Rubric Behavior Plan

After surveying students about their likes and interests, several ebooks were ordered. 
There are electronic books about sports, science, social studies, social media and a variety of other topics.
This was a way of incorporating technology into their day-to-day educational experience.


Go to: www.ps6si.org
Click: Library/Media Center (on the left-hand side of your screen)
Click “Our School Library” At this point all schools in NYC will appear.
Scroll down to Staten Island.
First you will see Manhattan, then Queens and then S.I.
You will see PS6 near the top of the list.
Click on it.
Click “Catalog” when you see the school.
Left side of the screen you will see a list of options.
Click on Follett Shelf
Username:  students
Password:  ps6
Place your cursor over the book you are interested in reading and click on it.
Also, in the catalog we have “WebPath Express”.
In WebPath there are thousands and thousands of web sites that are educational and safe.
You are able to limit your search when putting in grade level, lexile level and/or  a domain.

Check out this video about
Common Core
NYC Department of Education

Common Core Video

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, November 4
No School - Election Day
Tuesday, November 11
No School- Veterans Day
Thursday, November 27
No School -Thanksgiving Recess
Friday, November 28
No School -Thanksgiving Recess
Wed, Dec 24 - Fri, Jan 2
No School- Winter Recess
School Resumes on January 5th


Today, 11/1/2014
High: 54 Low: 41
Rain likely
77% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 11/2/2014
High: 52 Low: 40
4% chance of precipitation.