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Greetings to The Pride Families- The 2015-2016 school year has started with many changes for The Pride of School 9! Let's recap a few in the month of November: 1. Dismissal: We have been making many attempts to improve our arrival/dismissal procedures. We ask that you send your students to school on time daily. Breakfast begins at 8:15am and the instructional day starts @ 8:35am. It is imperative that you align yourself to these times. We are also asking that you remain behind the cones whenever we have an outdoor dismissal for grades PreK-6. When it is raining, snowing, et. al., PreK through 1st grades are housed in the Cafeteria. You should Enter and Exit through the Waring Place side of the building. Pre K -6 will enter onto the campus grounds daily by 3:10pm and the whistle is blown at 3:15pm. Finally, if you do not contact the Main Ofiice before 2:30pm daily, you will have to wait until the end of the school day to pick up your child. 2. Instruction: We are asking that you stay aligned with your child's teacher regarding grades, homework, district and state assessments, and behavioral concerns. By doing so, you are demonstrating your concern for a positive home-school connection. 3. Parent-Teacher-Association (PTA) Our New President- Ms Jasmine Rosario needs your support by serving on committees and supporting all ideas and initiatives that they are bringing to The Pride of School 9 Community. Please join today! Upcoming Events: -November 9th through The 20th- Pride of School 9 Thanksgiving Food Drive- Each grade level has been assigned a non-perishable food to bring in for us to create baskets to give to some of our less fortunate families in the school. Please help us with this endeavor. -Thanksgiving Vacation- Yonkers Public Schools will be closed starting Wednesday, 11-25-15 through 11-27-15. Schools re-open on Monday, 11-30-15. On behalf of The Pride Family, We wish you and your family a wonderful Thanksgiving experience!