All-School Weekly Note

Link to Classroom Notes: Please read this All-School Weekly Note first – before you head over to the Classroom Notes!  Here is the link to the Classroom Notes.

EATS Under the Stars: On Friday evening our community came together for a special celebration under the stars in support of The Philadelphia School. EATS was an enormous success. Our community's generosity and support for our wonderful school shined through, and we raised over $100,000, and still counting, towards financial aid and programming.  

School Closed: School is closed tomorrow, Friday, May 22, for professional development and on Monday, May 25, for Memorial Day.

Birthday Breakfast: We will be celebrating May through August birthdays (1st-8th grades) on Friday, May 29, from 8 to 8:30am. in the Multipurpose Room.

TPS Annual Celebration: We hope families will join the faculty, administration, and the board from 1-4pm on Sunday May 31, 2015for our special version of an annual meeting of The Philadelphia School Corporation, The Annual Celebration This experiential event will demonstrate what’s happening from our classrooms to our boardroom; there will be student projects, interactive information sessions, entertainment provided by TPS kids, food trucks, and festival-like fun for the whole family!

Faculty/Staff Appreciation Luncheon: TPSA is looking for volunteers to bake desserts for the TPSA faculty/staff appreciation luncheon on Wednesday, June 10.  We need baked (or bought!) goods dropped off at school that morning.  If you can help please email TPSA@tpschool.org. TPSA thanks you for your help thanking our faculty and staff for a great year!

Used MacBook Pros for Sale: We are switching out the oldest computers in the school. Before we trade them in, we are offering them to our community for purchase at their current value of $440 each. These 13” 2012 MacBook Pros have a 500 GB Hard drive; they do not come with any warranty or tech support from the school. If you are interested in purchasing one, please email Jeffrey at jmordan@tpschool.org before graduation (June 5). Quantities are limited.  Payment by check to TPS is due before receiving the computer; computers will be available in June after graduation.

Tick Checks:  Please remember to do a tick check as part of your child's evening routine following a day at the Schuylkill Center. If you remove a tick within 24 hours, you can greatly reduce the risk of Lyme disease. For more information, go to page 18 of the School Handbook.

TPS Blog: Hope you have been reading the TPS blog

Facebook: Like our page on Facebook!  We'd love to reach 800 likes by the end of the school year!

Twitter:  Follow the Art Department on Twitter or click on the following link to see artwork from all of our TPS students! https://twitter.com/phlschoolARTS. We invite you to follow our otherTwitter feeds – @thephlschool@phlschoolsports, and @justineahoffman.