116 NEWS AND UPCOMING EVENTS
~ As the situation with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is rapidly evolving, please visit the links below for the most up-to-date information:
NYC has a text notification line for NYC specific Coronavirus updates. Information on closures, recommendations for people who are most at risk, etc. Text COVID to 692-692
Thank you to families who sent in wipes, paper towels, tissues, and hand soap to keep our school clean & everyone healthy!
~ READ-A-THON WINNERS and CHAMPIONS!
116ers, we raised $9653!!!
Ms. Gilmore/class 3-403 wins Mary Lindley Murray Champion Readers Trophy with 24,417 minutes logged!
Nurislam (in 1-203 Ms. Karlsberg's class) wins the Mary Lindley Murray Bookworm Trophy with 6084 minutes read!
Mr. Jon/K-224 is the class that raised the most money: $1,141
Congratulations to the other classes per grade that raised the most money!
$440 was raised by class 1-205
$715 was raised by class 2-301
$870 was raised by class 3-405
$355 was raised by class 4-321
$790 was raised by class 5-320
THANK YOU to our Co-VP's of Education, Recreation & Welfare Erica Wolf, Laura Zito, and Alba Cardenas for organizing Read-a-thon!
~ We are in our second month of Distance Learning. Please reach out to your teacher if you are experiencing any difficulties and you can let them know if things are going great!
Make sure to fill out the technology survey sent by PS116. If you need a device loaned to your student contact NYC DOE at 718-935-5100 (press 5) or coronavirus.schools.nyc/RemoteLearningDevices
~ 116Kids Remote Learning Program starts on Monday, April 6 and is open to all kids! Please see letter below for more information.
Email if you have any questions.
You can Register NOW by clicking HERE!
~ Yearbook Ad Pages are now due April 24th! Take out an ad for your business HERE or dedicate an ad to recognize a teacher or your student HERE! Need help with your Ad? We've got you covered! Please see Yearbook flyers below. To reach Yearbook Committee email
~ Become a Penpal for a Senior Citizen! 80 Seniors are looking to be matched with 116 Penpals. Please fill out the form by clicking HERE and you'll be matched with a resident from Atria Forest Hills to be your new penpal.
Thank you, you'll truly brighten their day!
~ Please support small business! Now more than ever, we remember that PS 116 is part of Murray Hill/Kips Bay and we love our neighborhood and support them.
~ P.S. 116’s Auction
We are so very grateful for all the time and energy the auction committee has worked on this event to benefit our entire community.
A HUGE THANK YOU to our Auction Co-Chairs Heather Turk, Kyoko Ishida-Zurl, Roxy Angha & Sarenne Sutton!
They worked their magic and made the Online Auction more successful than we anticipated and also FUN! It's still not over and we'll know our totals soon!
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