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Upcoming Events

Together on Tuesdays 

Tuesday, Jan 11 • 8:25 AM

PA General Meeting 

Tuesday, Jan 11 • 7:00 PM

IDC Meeting 

Tuesday, Jan 13 • 5:30 PM


Winter Recess 

December 24-31


PA Contact


Barrett Schlotthauer &

Rachel Connors Phillippe



Nadia Murray Goodman &

Rahsaan Harris 

Co-Vice Presidents


Danielle Alden &

Shanna Tengshe



Margo Beth Fleming &

Adams Pinckney



Friends of MSC Message:

Happy New Year from Friends of MSC Parent Association

Welcome back! We wish you a Healthy and Happy New Year and look forward to many exciting opportunities to connect and bring our community together during the new year. Warm wishes to you and your family!

Travel and COVID

Dear MSC Community,

We're sure you have heard that schools are seeing the highest number of COVID cases since they reopened in September. A few gentle reminders, as we would like to continue to stay open and safe!

If you and your children are eligible, please get the COVID-19 vaccine. Please remind your children that they should wear their face masks correctly, maintain physical distancing, sanitize and wash hands often and stay home when sick. These steps will help keep our school open and safe.

Travel Reminders

Please remember the following CDC advice if you plan on taking a trip:

Before You Travel

RECOMMENDED: If you are NOT fully vaccinated, get tested with a viral test 1-3 days before your trip.

After Travel

RECOMMENDED: All Travelers self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms; isolate and get tested if you develop symptoms.

Follow all state and local recommendations or requirements after travel.

RECOMMENDED: If you are NOT fully vaccinated, get tested with a viral test 3-5 days after your trip.

Here is a link to the CDC Travel guidelines:


If you have any questions, please let me know!

Tatiana - THoover2@schools.nyc.gov

STEM Inquiry Winter Series

Want to spark your child’s curiosity?

STEM Inquiry: Hands-on Virtual Weekly Series

Special $15 discount for MSC Families! To save $15 on the series, please used coupon code: MSCexplore at registration.

MSC Read-A-Thon

Starts: Wednesday, January 5, 2022

Read-a-thons get your reader excited about reading and give friends and family the opportunity to encourage your child to read even more.

We've chosen Read-a-thon because it will not take much of your time, gives your child a reason to read, helps in the development of stronger reading skills and supports our PA.

Reading session minutes should be logged in the dashboard and will be tracked to meet a school-wide goal. If you have not already done so, please click on this link to activate your reader’s personal page:


The Read-a-Thon website makes it easy to ask grandparents, friends and family to support your reader. There are links on your reader’s dashboard to email templates, text messages and to share on Facebook.

Donations ($10 min) can be made now. Reading minutes can be tracked beginning January 5th.

On Friday, January 21, we will celebrate the end of the Read A Thon by encouraging all the students to Dress Up As Your Favorite Book Character.

We hope EVERYONE participates!

Together on Tuesdays in Central Park

Next Meetup: Tuesday, January 11 @ 8:25am

Meet on the Sidewalk in Front of the Playground Pathway

Thank you to DANIELLE ALDEN and her husband TIM, for leading our Meetup! And...thank you to our community who showed up to participate!!

Join our MSC Parent Community on Tuesday Mornings after drop-off to begin your day with a run, walk or jog in Central Park. We will meet on the sidewalk in front of the playground pathway and walk over to the Reservoir at 8:25am. Everyone is welcome!

Happening in the Neighborhood

Coat Drive for Afghani Refugee Children

Money available for good ideas in New York City!

Citizens Committee for New York City has grant programs for community leaders and neighborhood businesses. For more information visit:


Interesting Reads


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