September 27, 2018  Issue 

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In this issue:

Ribbon Cutting Sunday 3pm - Volunteers Still Needed!

Join us this Sunday at 3pm in front of the school to celebrate the founding of 75 Morton. We’ll have popcorn, tattoos, still-walkers, Bubble Dad, Children’s Museum of the Arts, music and more. Plus Chancellor Carranza, elected officials and local community activists. You’ll be done by 4pm!

We are still looking for a few more volunteers to help with leafleting (starting today at noon!), archival display, audio, popcorn & tattoos, set-up & clean up. Please consider volunteering!

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Bowl-a-thon Meeting TOMORROW (Fri. 9/28) - Not Oct. 5

Join fellow parents to help plan one of our first homegrown fundraisers of the year. Tomorrow, Friday Sept. 28 at 8:45am in our PTA Office (at rear of ground floor, next to the main school office). 

Questions? Contact Corinne Moreno-Geis <corinne.morenogeis@gmail.com>

Metrocards Distributed TOMORROW - Thank you Tiffany!

They are finally here! The office staff will be distributing metrocards to eligible students in class tomorrow, Fri. 9/28. Remember, students are eligible for full or half-fare metrocards based solely on the address of their primary residence. Check out this LINK to see if your student is eligible.

Kids' Halloween Dance Thurs. Oct. 25 at 6pm!

We’ve scheduled our Kids’ Halloween Dance Party! Thursday Oct. 25 from 6:00 to 7:30pm in the Cafeteria. Please look for notices from our organizing team, as we’ll need plenty of folks to help plan. Meanwhile, put it in your calendar and start talking COSTUMES! 

Questions? Contact Jacqueline Luxenberg <jacquelineluxenberg@icloud.com>, Milpa Curiel <mcuriel3044@gmail.com> or Joanne Mulholland <joanne.mulholland5@gmail.com>

Bake Sale Monday Oct. 1 at PS3 to Support 75M Family

We are sad to report that Vincente Gamec, father of 6th grader Ismael, passed away on Sept. 24.The community will hold a bake sale this Monday, Oct 1 morning at PS3 (Hudson Street b/w Christopher and Grove Sts.) to help Vicente’s family during this time of extreme hardship. Please consider donating baked goods (which can be dropped off in front of PS3, starting Monday at 8am), and please stop by to purchase treats in support of this PS3/75M family. 

Questions? Contact Cheryl Wu <churlala@gmail.com>, Tania Vargas <tania@goatmilknyc.com> or Gena Gerbier <gerbiers@gmail.com>

Updates

  • Sign up for The One Run - 5K Walk/Run. Sunday, Oct. 28, 8:15am at Wagner ParkAll proceeds benefit participating public schools, including 75 MORTON! The RunSignUp link is now working properly. Register now and start signing up your sponsors. It’s not too soon to start training! Questions? Contact Kathryn Kellinger <kksidedish@gmail.com>
  • Keep Calling for Permanent Crossing Guards! Keep up the pressure! Contact the 6th Precinct, Youth Officer Harvey, at 212-741-4811; you can also call 311 and the Mayor's Office at 212-788-3000 or email the Mayor from THIS SITE. Make sure they hear from us!

Important Dates

  • Fri., Sept. 28, 8:45am - Bowl-a-thon Planning Meeting, PTA/Community Room
  • Sun., Sept. 30, 3:00pm - 75 Morton Ribbon Cutting & School Celebration
  • Wed. Oct. 3, 8:45am, Library - Creative Writing Spa for Adults
  • Mon., Oct. 8 - SCHOOL CLOSED, Columbus Day
  • Thurs., Oct. 25, 6pm, Cafeteria - Halloween Dance
  • Sun., Oct. 28, 8:15am, Wagner Park - The One Run: 5K Walk/Run Fundraiser

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