Daily Announcements

STEM Summer in the City 2016

Apply now to STEM Summer in the City, a free program designed to provide current 2nd - 10th graders the opportunity for an innovative, engaging, and fun summer learning program designed specifically around science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

In addition to weekly STEM challenges, involving coding & game design, developing engineering solutions and inventing with robotics, the program also includes enrichment opportunities in the Arts, Physical Education and includes trips to NYC cultural institutions. This summer we are looking to pilot a Minecraft track where all students will be able to build and share their creations in Microsoft's new Minecraft portal for schools.

  • Students are accepted into this program via a lottery. 
  • Program runs from July 7, 2016 to August 11, 2016
  • Monday through Thursdays from 8:30 - 2: 30 (the only Friday scheduled is July 8, 2016)
  • Breakfast and lunch are included
  • Metrocards are provided
  • There are two sites in each borough, one for the elementary program and the other for middle and high school students.  

 

Elementary School Sites

Bronx: Fairmont Neighborhood School
Brooklyn: P.S. 006
Manhattan: P.S. 166 The Richard Rodgers School of The Arts and Technology
Queens: P.S. 182 Samantha Smith
Staten Island: P.S. 069 Daniel D. Tompkins

Welcome  to Public School 63 / The Authors' Academy 

OUR SCHOOL DAY BEGINS AT 8:00 am
 

Breakfast will be served from 7:30am 7:55am . Teachers will take students to their classrooms at 8:00am promptly. Students will receive a late pass if they arrive after 8:00 am. All students will be dismissed at 2:20pm SHARP. 
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Breakfast and Lunch Menus at this link:

http://www.schoolfoodnyc.org/schoolfood/MenusDailyDisplay.aspx



 Contact your school’s
  Parent Coordinator, Mr. Piantini with any questions or concerns
at 718.589.3058 Ext. 1041 or email: mpiantini@schools.nyc.gov 

The 2015- 2016 Parent Handbook is Available
(Request a copy from your Parent Coordinator)


 

Be safe, have fun and remember to read each day!

 





P.S 63 Authors’ Academy prepares  ALL Students  to be global citizens that are passionate problem-solvers, college and career ready and are socially and emotionally competent with a life-long desire for learning.

Through effective collaboration and caring and nurturing community, all adults challenge students with high academic expectations and rigorous instruction that will empower them as learners and inspire all students to reach their full academic, social- emotional, and physical potential.

We believe that all children can learn and that it is our responsibility as educators to help students to develop into effective learners. Effective learning requires that students take control of their own learning.  Students need to know that learning in life and in school is not about how smart they are, but how they are smart.  

 

We are P.S 63 Authors’ Academy…

We are…PROUD!

We are…RESPECTFUL!

We are…INTELLIGENT!

We are…DETERMINED!

We are…EMPOWERED!


NYC Schools Account 

For Parents 

Starting June 8, you will have a new way to access key information about your child’s progress in school. With a NYC Schools account, you will be able to view your child’s attendance, grades, test scores, and contact information in one of ten languages on a computer, phone, or tablet.


What’s in my NYC Schools account?


  •   Assessments – View your child’s New York State math and English Language Arts (ELA) test scores and/or Regents exam scores.

  •   Attendance – View your child’s attendance for the current school year, including the number of days he or she was late or absent.

  •   Grades – View your child’s report card grades and any teacher comments for each marking period in the current school year.

  •   Student Profile – View the contact information on file at your school for you and your child.


    Each Account Creation Code is unique to you and your child and should not be shared with others. If you are not the parent named on the NYC Schools account letter, contact your child’s school or call 311 for assistance on accessing your child’s records.


    Informative Websites

    http://schools.nyc.gov/myaccount

    Learn more by visiting:

    http://schools.nyc.gov/nycschools

                       

                         *Please make an appointment with Mr.Piantini to Set-Up your NYC  School Account 
                         * It is MANDATORY that all accounts are set up by the end of September 2015page1image11896





Upcoming Events

Wednesday, May 25
CookShop For Families

Cookshop for Families

Workshop for Parents

Taller Para Los Padres Sobre Cookshop

8:30am

Cafeteria

 

Thu, May 26 - Fri, May 27
NY State Science Exam

4th Grade

NY State Science

Exam Day 1

 


 


Monday, May 30
Memorial Day

Memorial Day!

(School  Closed)
(Escuela Cerrada)

 

Tuesday, May 31
NYS Science Exam

4th Grade

NY State Science

Exam Day 1

 

Wednesday, June 1
Looking Ahead:

Looking Ahead:

 June 3rd - Authors’ & Artist Night

 June 9th: School Closed (No School for Students)

June 11th-Fun Fair

June 22nd-”Moving Up Ceremony” Pre-K & Kindergarten

June 23rd-”Moving Up Ceremony” 5th Grade

June 28th: Last Day Of School