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Dignity Act Liaison

Ms. Kim Davis
Principal of Paideia 24
kdavis@yonkerspublicschools.org
(914)376-8640

From the Principal, Ms. Davis

Hello Parents and Students of Paideia 24. To prepare our students to be the leaders of tomorrow it is important to make reading a priority. Please be sure your child takes some time to read at home each day.

Look what's happening at Paideia 24.....

  • The Paideia Student Council
    • meetings are held biweekly run by the Student Council President and Vice-President.
    • student representatives attend the meetings to discuss and plan actvities for the student body.
    • the Paideia Student Council also does community outreach.
  • The Paideia 24 Safety Patrol 
    • students are on duty each day monitoring the hallways to ensure children are walking, not running to their destinations.


Daily Announcements



Jump Rope for Heart

 On March 10th 2015 Paideia School 24 participated in Jump Rope for Heart.  Our student council worked with Coach Stahn to set-up and run the event. The teamwork was quite a success as the students fundraised $2,950.00. Savannah Latorre was our school’s top fundraiser gathering more than $1,200 in donations. On top of raising money, each grade jumped rope for thirty minutes during the event that day. Way to go students! 


Student Council

Congratulations to the 2014-2015 Student Council Representatives:
President: Jaylene Garcia
Vice President: Keyta Patel
Treasurer: Dowens Nicolas
Secretary: Riza Bojkaj
Historians:  Alyssa Febres



Pennies for Patients

Bring in your loose change for the "Pennies for Patients" program.  All monies raised will be donated to help fight cancer.  Together we can make a difference!  Every penny counts!

 

 


Our Mission
 
The mission of Paideia School #24 is to prepare each student, in partnership with their families,  to become aware, self-sufficient, and responsible participants in society, who will pursue life-long learning.  We commit, as a staff, to provide student-centered instruction in a safe environment.  We pledge to creating a culture of kindness and reflective practice, both for our own growth and as models of life-long learnings for our students.

Author-of-the-Month at Paideia 24 
 Read two/three books by authors from your grade level.
 Complete the "Author-of-the-Month" form. See the Principal for a reward.

May Authors:
Pre-K and Kdg - Mem Fox and George Shannon
Grade 1 and 2 - Melvin Berger and Stuart Murphy
Grades 3 and 4 - King Smith and Jean Fritz
Grades 5 and 6 - Simms Taback and Marissa Moss
THE GOAL IS TO READ TWENTY-FIVE BOOKS BY JUNE 1st.


Awards & Achievements
The Awards Ceremony will recognize students who have achieved at the level of Principals Honor, Honor Roll, and Perfect Attendance for this report card marking period.

Daily Schedule
 
School Begins - 8:35 a.m.
School Ends -    3:15 p.m. 
PreK, Pick-up in classrooms;
K- 6th, Pick-up and walkers are in the cafeteria; and
Bus children are in the auditorium.

From the School Nurse
 
New York State has changed the grade levels mandated for physical examinations.  The mandated grades include: Pre-K, K, 2, 4, 7, and 10.  Physical examinations continue to be required for any student new to the district.  The change in the mandated physical examination provides an opportunity to follow the student's growth and development over an even distribution of time during their educational experience.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact our school nurse, Diane Rilloraza, at (914) 376-8640.

Wednesday, July 1
Extended Year Program Begins at Westchester Hills School 29
Ends August 11
Secondary Summer School Begins
Ends August 13
Friday, July 3
Independence Day Observed - Programs, Schools and Offices Closed
Saturday, July 4
Independence Day
Monday, July 6
Summer Collegiate Academy Begins
Ends 7/31

Remember to bring in your box tops!  Top 3 classes will receive special parties from our schools PTA.  Visit http://www.boxtops4education.com/ to find products where you can find box tops.  Box tops = School Wide Rewards.

Today, 6/30/2015
High: 82 Low: 63
Mostly cloudy
5% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 7/1/2015
High: 81 Low: 65
Rain showers likely
60% chance of precipitation.