Daily Announcements

                                               Mott Hall II Health Education Program
We are pleased to inform you that beginning the week of April 27th, our Health Education Program will be offered to our 6th, 7th, and 8th grade scholars. The program will be held once a week during our explorations periods. All topics are based on Department of Education Health Education curriculum standards. The program will be taught by staff from Mott Hall II and students will be divided by grade and gender. Our focus is to promote abstinence, increase awareness and tolerance of differences, and improve the ability of our students to make informed decisions.
Health education notices are being sent home on Monday, April 20th. Signed health education notices and opt-out letters must be submitted to the homeroom teacher by Friday, April 24th.

SAVE THE DATE
 for our 
1ST ANNUAL SCIENCE NIGHT! 
Tuesday, May 19th, 6-8 pm
This is an event for the entire family, featuring our Award Winning Science Fair Projects, 
Grade inspired experiments (including an the 6th Grade Ice Cream-making Exhibit), 
a representative of the Museum of Natural History with a table of Biofacts for your review, as well as presentations from three of our After School Programs: Engineering Explorations, Brainiacs, and Robotics!
Food will be available for purchase.

Mott Hall II Annual Career Fair
We are inviting you to participate in our 10th Annual Career Fair which will be held on Friday, June 5th, 2015. The fair will be held from 8:30 to 10:45 am in the school's large indoor space on the first floor . Attached is an invitation letter with further details, as well as, the Participant Registration Form for the Career Fair. Kindly review same and return to us if you are able to attend.
Career Day Invitation and Registration Form.pdf

Be Informed  

Mott Hall II Cell Phones and Electronic Devices Policy on School Property

The attached document is Mott Hall II school-based policy for use of cell phones, computing devices, and portable music and entertainment systems on school property. Kindly educate yourself on same, as it highlights usage and restriction while in school, confiscation and return of electronic items, as well as disciplinary actions.


Mott Hall II Read-a-thon Top Raisers and Readers Update


Remember the Read-a-thon continues until April 30thso lets continue reading to meet our revised Goal of $10,000 and Reading Minutes of 200,000. In addition, the top 5 fundraisers will each win a 6" Kindle Fire HD 8GB and the top 3 reading homerooms will win a pizza party.

Mott Hall II PTA is launching a Read-a-thon that combines both 
fundraising and reading motivation.  The Read-a-thon will run from  Monday, March 9th to Thursday, April 30th.
Parents/Guardians, here is what you need to get started supporting your scholar:
1) Set up scholar's account and invite sponsors
2) Follow these links to see videos which will help you set up, organize and understand more about how the Read-a-thon works, including tips on motivating reading and inviting sponsors.
How to Invite Sponsor

Did you know?
You can help your child's school become eligible for additional grants by completing the school lunch form. All you have to do is use any computer, tablet, or smartphone and go to http://nyc.applyforlunch.com/.
After completing four easy steps you will receive an immediate submission confirmation. Bring this confirmation to your child's homeroom teacher.

Four Easy Online Submission Steps
  • Agree to the Terms of Use
  • Enter household information
  • Provide student information for all children in your household
  • Review, sign, and submit your application

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Upcoming Events

Monday, April 27
PTA Executive Board Meeting
Wed, Apr 29 - Thu, Apr 30
6th grade trip to Brooklyn Botanic Gardens
Thursday, April 30
ibidPrep Scoreback Night
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
For 7th grade families: Join us this evening to receive information on the Specialized High School Admissions Test diagnostic exam given to our 7th grade scholars on Monday, April 27th.
Tuesday, May 5
Teacher Appreciation Day
Wednesday, May 6
Parent - Teacher Conferences
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Thursday, May 14
Trip to Cooper Hewitt Museum (Multi-grade)
SLT Meeting
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
PTA General Meeting
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Monday, May 18
Grade - Wide Science Fair
PTA Executive Board Meeting

Weather

Today, 4/27/2015
High: 62 Low: 45
Rain showers
44% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 4/28/2015
High: 66 Low: 48
Partly sunny
14% chance of precipitation.