All-School Weekly Note

School Closed: Thursday and Friday, March 26 & 27, for Preschool-7th grade conferences. Please note that child care will be available during your conference.  School will be closed from March 30 through April 3. Classes resume on Monday, April 6.  

Mid-day concert: On Thursday, April 9, the highly acclaimed Jasper String Quartet will work with TPS classes in the morning and then perform in concert at 1pm. If you are able to take a mid-day break for some wonderful music, we would love you to join us. To rsvp, click here.

BUILDS: Friday, April 10, 8:15am-9:15:  Please join BUILDS for coffee with Allison Kirshner Oz, our new Director of Learning Resources.  Get acquainted with Allison and ask her questions about her ideas for Learning Resources at TPS.  We will meet in the Learning Resources room (next to ASEP, Jr.), downstairs in the Lombard Street building.

Save the Date: TPSA Talk on Youth Depression and Suicide: What We Need to Know as Parents on Tuesday morning, April 21, 8:15am-9:30am (Garage) with Jami Young – TPS parent and Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology at Rutgers University whose expertise is adolescent depression – and with TPS school psychologists Abbie Segal-Andrews and Emily Weiss. More information to come.

Class of 2015 Yearbook Ads: For information about purchasing a congratulatory ad for your favorite 8th graders, click here

The TPS Fund: Come and Give it! March 26 & 27: Come visit the Advancement Committee and TPS Fund Ambassadors tables during parent-teacher conferences.  We will be ready to help you make your gift to The Philadelphia School Fund. Every gift counts; there is no gift that is too small. We are looking for 100% parent participation (last year we topped out at 90%!!). Come and Give it! Won't be at a conference this week? You can give by clicking on the box below.

Happy Spring Break!