Announcements

special pta meeting notice 
bylaws amendment
Friday, May 29 at 9:00 am.

There will be a special meeting of the PTA to review proposed amendments to the current PTA bylaws.  We have made some changes to the bylaws in order to bring the bylaws of the MS104 PTA in compliance with the Chancellor's Regulations.

In keeping with the guidelines of the bylaws:

1.  The special PTA meeting will be held on Friday, May 29 to review the changes before a final vote.

2.  Voting for the proposed changes will take place at the June PTA meeting currently scheduled for June 17, 2015.


music concerts
There are 2 Music Concerts this month:

Thursday, May 28 at 6:00 pm  - 6th graders will be performing
Friday, May 29 at 6:00 pm - 7th and 8th graders will be performing

Come listen to these fantastic musicians.  

7th grade parents
Tuesday, June 2nd starting at 9am.

There will be an informational meeting about the high school admissions process.  An additional meeting will be held for parents/guardians who require translation (Chinese/Spanish) the same day at 12pm.

If you are not able to attend, the Office of High School Enrollment will offer high school admissions workshops as well (location/date to be determined) in the summer.
 
Please note that there will also be another informational meeting about the high school admissions process in the Fall at M.S. 104.


Please contact Ms. Adames, 7th Grade Guidance Counselor iadames2@schools.nyc.gov with questions. 

 
also for 7th grade parents
The Bronx High School of Science has announced a Spring Open House for 7th grade families.    It will take place from 5 - 7 pm on Wednesday, June 3.  They also hold an Open House in the Fall. 

The address is:
5 West 205th Street Bronx, NY 10468
 

The tour is self-guided so students and parents/guardians can come anytime between the hours of 5:00 - 7:00pm.

Go to www.bxscience.edu for all the details and to register.   Contact the Bronx HS of Science Parent Coordinator if you have any questions  718-817-7712

 

So far Bronx Science is the only Specialized High School to announce a Spring Open House.  Brooklyn Technical High School does not hold a Spring Open House.  They offer a Fall Open House.   Every attempt will be made to communicate other Open Houses as they are announced.





arista
Wednesday, June 10 at 9:00 am

The Arista ceremony will take place for 7th and 8th grade students/families More details to come.

awards night
Awards night which celebrates those students who have participated in sports, clubs and teams will be held on Thursday, June 11 at 5:00 pm.  More details to come.

pta meeting
Wednesday, June 17 at 9:00 am

Join us for our final PTA Meeting of the year .  In addition to closing remarks of the year, we will hold PTA and SLT elections as well as vote to approve revised PTA bylaws.


prom help
The 8th grade prom will be held Friday, June 19 from 7:00 - 10:00 pm in the gymnasium and cafeteria.   

The PTA needs help making this a successful, fun event for the students.   This is a great opportunity to help.  6th and 7th grade parents/guardians are especially encourage to help as many 8th grade students do not want their parents there.  

PLEASE consider helping at this event.  Email the PTA if you can help.  

8th grade families

8th grade science test
The 8th grade written science test will be June 1.

senior trip
The Senior Trip to Great Adventure takes place June 3.

cap and gown ordering
Reed Ring Corp. will be at school on Monday, June 8th and Tuesday, June 9th for cap and gown distribution.

Cash or money order payable to Reed Ring Corp. in the amount of $25.00 is required to purchase the Cap & Gown   Checks/money orders should be written to Reed Ring Corp. 

**** No personal check are accepted.

Limited Quantity of items will be available:
Autograph Album $7.00
Diploma Case $7.00
Extra Tassels $4.00

senior prom
The Senior Prom will be held Friday, June 19 from  7:00 - 10:00 pm.  More details to follow.


senior graduation
June 23 at Hunter College Auditorium.

The 2015 graduation ceremony will take place at:

695 Park Avenue

Located at East 69th Street and Lexington Avenue

(Actual entrance is on 69th Street)

 

By Subway - The #6 train stops directly under the College at 68th Street station. There is an entrance to the College in the Subway station. Turn right upon exiting the turnstile and the entrance will be directly in front of you. The F Train stops at East 63rd Street and Lexington Avenue. After exiting the station, walk north on Lexington Avenue to East 69th Street and the entrance is located between Lexington Avenue and Park Avenue.

 All students should arrive by 8:30 a.m. and the doors will open for guests seating at 9:00a.m. Please enter at the main entrance doors.  Students are to report upstairs and are not to bring anything with them that needs to be stored (including flowers and corsages) as there is no place to keep their property stored safely.

 

In accordance with NYC Fire Dept. regulations, aisles must remain clear. Seating is on a first come, first serve basis and Hunter security does not allow strollers or any other obstruction in the aisles.  Seats cannot be saved for family members or friends who arrive at a later time. Graduates will be walking down the aisles throughout the ceremony for various reasons. The sightlines are very good at Hunter and all seats have an unobstructed view of the stage.

 

Tickets
Each graduate will receive four (4) graduation tickets. Tickets will be distributed to the students at school. A request for extra tickets must be put in writing from a parent/guardian and submitted to the 8th grade assistant principal during a.m. homeroom only (requests will only be accepted after initial tickets are distributed). We will do our best to accommodate but seating is limited. Extra tickets will only be allotted to students who have paid Senior Dues.

 

Report cards and diplomas

All 8th grade students are to report to school at 8:20 a.m. on Wednesday, June 24th to receive their diploma and report card. If a student owes books, the diploma and the report card will be held until the book is paid for/returned.



sports, clubs and afterschool
In general:


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

Wednesdays: 

Cheerleading, Ceramic Club, Art (6th grade), STEM, Running, Library

 

Thursdays: 

Math, Chess, Glee, Yoga, Library, STEM (see schedule changes)

 

Fridays:

Art (7 and 8th grades), Running


stem meetups change of schedule
The STEM Meetups program has had to make changes to the meetup dates.  Please click here for the new schedule.



Monday, May 25
Memorial Day--School CLOSED
Thursday, May 28
music concerts-6th graders
6:00 PM

Friday, May 29
music concerts-7&8th graders
6:00 PM

Monday, June 1
8th Grade Science Test

Wednesday, June 3
Senior Trip

Thursday, June 4
Chancellor's Conf. Day--School CLOSED
Tuesday, June 9
half day

Wednesday, June 10
ARISTA Ceremony
9:00 AM

Thursday, June 11
Awards Night
5:00 PM

Monday, June 15
half day