book fair
Monday, December 8 - Friday, December 12
 in the library.

The PTA has teamed up with Scholastic to provide a terrific assortment of the latest and greatest titles for purchase.  Each class will visit the library and teachers will have wish lists. Parents are encouraged to visit the book fair also and all purchases will benefit the school.

Click here to see when your child's class is attending the Book Fair.

An Online Book Fair is also available for an extended time from December 3 - 23. This
gives you the opportunity to easily shop from the comfort of your home for family and friends. In addition, you may also purchase books for your child's classroom. Just look for the Teachers' Wish lists tab and click on your child's grade to find your child's teacher's list.

Click here to get to the Online Book Fair

canned food drive
December 8 - December 19.   

MS104 is proudly participating in the City Harvest Canned Food Drive. Together, let's aim to beat last years 2,000 pounds!  

Bring in all canned items to homeroom.  There will be a pizza party awarded to the top performing class from each grade!

The most needed items but not limited to are:
  • Canned fruit and vegetables
  • Peanut Butter (Plastic jars)
  • Mac and Cheese (Packaged)
  • Hot and Cold Cereal (Packaged, Family-Size)

winter wonderland dance
Friday, December 12 from 3:45 - 6:00 pm.

We are pleased to announce that there will be a Winter Wonderland Dance!

Admission is $5. There will be a DJ and dancing and lots of fun. Drinks and snacks will be available for purchase. 

The dance is for current Baruch MS104 students only.

Thank you in advance to all parents who have volunteered for the dance.  Set-up begins at 2:00 pm and clean-up will end by 7:00 pm.   If you can come for all or part of that time, your help is always appreciated.

report card distribution
Friday, December 12

First period report cards will be distributed.

news from the debate team

Our very own debate team came in 2nd place for public forum debate in this past weekend's tournament sponsored by the New York City Urban Debate League (NYCUDL.)  


The following students participation led to our successful performance:  Grace Adler, Lauren Ayuen, Emma Basch, Lauren Corcoran, Lucia Debord, Liam Harney, Charlie Wolther, Harrison Picallo, Haley Resnick, Nelson Kalberer, Sabine Stock, Edwin Morocho, Caroline Blacque.

sports, clubs and afterschool
In general:

Advanced Orchestra, Debate Club, Green Team, Code Scouts, Library


Cheerleading, Ceramic Club, Art, STEM, Running, Library



Math, Chess, Glee, Yoga, Library



Art, Running

ceramics club
Group B - Dec 17
Group C - Jan 7

8th grade families  

yearbook - baby photos
The Yearbook Committee asks all 8th graders to bring a baby photo for the yearbook to homeroom teachers or send via email to by December 19.

Wednesday, December 24
Winter Break--School CLOSED
Thursday, December 25
Winter Break--School CLOSED
Friday, December 26
Winter Break--School CLOSED
Monday, December 29
Winter Break--School CLOSED
Tuesday, December 30
Winter Break--School CLOSED
Wednesday, December 31
Winter Break--School CLOSED
Thursday, January 1
Winter Break--School CLOSED
Friday, January 2
Winter Break--School CLOSED
Monday, January 5
Students return to school
Monday, January 19
Martin Luther King Jr Day--School CLOSED