We need your pictures!

summerFun Summer Project!

Dear families, the PA needs your pictures! We are looking for pictures of AmPark events/activities throughout the last ten years for a special anniversary project to be completed next school year. If you’d like to submit printed copies, please pull them together and await instructions early next school year. Please send electronic copies to rmn.olivo at gmail.com

Inocencia Olivo
Parent Invovement

WITS June 2016 Letter

witsFrom Chef Marion:

Greetings Parents, Partners, and Administration of AmPark,

What a wonderful and exciting year this has been for the Wellness in the Schools program. We had so many new things to explore. The Wellness Committee Students created their own signature salad dressing. Additionally, AmPark started a Garden Committee with parents and students. We gained a Hydroponic Tower Garden through a grant written by WITS. There was so much to learn from tower garden and so much left to learn next year.

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RTS Summer Camp

RoadsToSuccess252x118Roads to Success will be hosting a summer camp on the Upper West Side in Manhattan this summer, at P.S. 166, 132 West 89th Street, from July 5th-August 12.

Prices are as follows:

  • 2 Weeks: $800
  • 3 Weeks: $1200
  • 4 Weeks: $1600
  • 5 Weeks: $2000
  • 6 Weeks: $2150

Activities will include: Swimming, Field Trips, Sports/Teambuilding, Arts, and Outdoor Adventure.

For more information please email info@roadstosuccess.org

Register at roadstosuccess.org/families

Free Swimming Lessons

learn1The Parks Department begins its online lottery for all summer swimming sessions on Wednesday, June 15. The lottery for the first session, which runs Wednesday, July 6-Wednesday, July 20, ends at 11:59pm on Sunday, June 26. Results will be emailed by Tuesday, June 28. Below are the programs that will be on offer. Locations and schedule info are available on the registration page.

The Parks Department offers four outdoor sessions this summer. If the first session doesn’t work for your family, consider registering for one of the other sessions. Registration for all sessions is opens on June 15, but each session has a different end date:

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New PA Executive Board

executive boardThanks to an outstanding job from our Nominating Committee, and parents who attended Wednesday’s General PA meeting, a new Executive Board has been set in place, along with School Leadership Team (SLT) members.

We are pleased to announce the following Executive Board members and SLT members, for the AmPark PA 2016/17 school year.

Drum roll please…

President – Crystal Teron-Salas
Secretary – Yamil Coradin
Treasurer – David Gassman
Co-chairs VP of Fundraising – Dominick Vitiello and Beth Stonick
Co-chairs VP of Parent Involvement – Priscilla Hernandez and Inocencia Olivo
School Leadership Team – Cynthia Rubiera, Steve Rossiter and Priscilla Hernandez

Please take a moment to thank our outgoing board members for all of the hard work they put in this past year. We couldn’t have accomplished as much as we did without our PA.