Weekly Update For Families - October, 4th

We will be kicking off the month of October by wearing pink on October 6th, in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This will be our 2nd dress down day of the year. On this day our entire school community, is invited to dress up by wearing the color pink.

The Cavallaro school government has selected their class representatives, congratulations to our newly elected class reps, as well as to all those who ran. This week, there will be speeches made by the candidates running for leadership positions in the student government. Those positions are 6th grade secretary, 7th grade vice president, and 8th grade president. Good luck!

Please be aware of the new DOE Health policy. You can view the policy in its entirety by using this link. https://infohub.nyced.org/school-year/school-year-2021-22/school-health-policy
The school health policy revisions include:
  • A student who is exposed to an infected student in the classroom will not have to quarantine, if both students were properly wearing a face covering and maintained at least three feet of distance from one another.
  • All unvaccinated students who are designated as close contacts and who remain asymptomatic during quarantine may return to school eight (8) days after the last day of exposure with a lab-confirmed negative COVID result from a test taken five (5) days or later, after exposure.

This week’s academic words of the week are:
Academic Vocabulary Word of the Week:
10/4/2021 - Determine, Conclude
Spanish: Determinar, Concluir
Chinese: 確定, 結束
Russian: Определить, Заключить
Urdu: اس بات کا تعین, نتیجہ اخذ

Ms. Bender’s Quote of the Week:
“Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.” - Aristotle

Social Emotional Focus of the Month of October:
All Grades:

Domain Area – Trauma
Focus Area – Stress Management
Objective – Students will learn strategies for managing their emotions, following a traumatic event.

Have a wonderful week!
Ms. Bender