Breakfast With The Principals

      

Parents are Invited to Breakfast

With Mr. Getz and Mr. Colon

To Discuss The 2017-18 School Year

 

 6th Grade   Friday,  September 15, 9:00am

7th Grade   Wednesday, September 20, 9:00am

8th Grade   Friday, September 29, 9:00am

Parents of 8th Grade ICT students:   Friday, October 6 at 9:00am

Attention 8th Graders

 

DON'T FORGET TO TURN IN YOUR GOLD HIGH SCHOOL REGISTRATION SURVEY THIS WEEK

All 8th Graders must deliver this completed form to Jessica by Friday, September 29. 

Parent Volunteers Needed!

 

Please join us!

THE FALL FEST COMMITTEE and 

THE SPRING AUCTION COMMITTEE

are meeting for coffee and an exchange of great ideas!

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 9:30am

DTUT CAFE (2nd Ave. between 90th/91st).

Questions?  Email pta@esms.org

Principals' Book Club

All parents are invited to join our book-loving principals for monthly gatherings in the ESMS Library.  The Principally For Parents Book Club  explores books chosen by Mr. Getz and Mr. Colon, including notable fiction and non-fiction for adults as well as interesting books currently being read by our middle school children.  Please consult the website calendar for the specific date each month.

 Our 2017-18 Book Club kicks off on Wednesday, October 4th at 7:30pm with author Judith Newman's heartwarming chronicle of life with an autistic child, "To Siri With Love."  Judith Newman is a former ESMS parent and she will join us for the discussion of her book.  Newman's wonderful memoir has been widely praised, including this recent review in The Washington Post.

If you plan to attend our Book Club, please email Parent Coordinator Beth Servetar (esms.bethservetar@gmail.com).

The New York City Baseball Championship

  Congratulations to the ESMS Baseball Team

  

MANHATTAN CHAMPIONS!

 And for winning the NYC Semi-Final Round v. Queens!

WOW!!!

We're so proud of you, Tigers! 

Middle School Ultimate Frisbee Champions

CONGRATULATIONS

TO THE ESMS ULTIMATE FRISBEE TEAM

     

FOR WINNING THE NEW YORK CITY MIDDLE SCHOOL CHAMPIONSHIP!

We are proud of your undefeated season! 

ESMS Students Write Legislation

  

Three ESMS Students Submit a Resolution to the New York City Council

Advocating That All NYC Middle and High Schools Create a Gender Sexuality Alliance

Read all about it here.

ESMS Ballroom Dance Performance

Our Eighth Grade Ballroom Dance Squad heats up the stage with "Disco Inferno!"

The Elephant Corner

   

Meet Murit

Murit is an orphaned elephant in Kenya, adopted by ESMS students through the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust.  Click here for a diary about our elephant's progress (enter keyword "Murit") and to see the impact of our funds.

If you would like to add a donation, please email our Parent Coordinator (esms.bethservetar@gmail.com). 

 

ESMS Video

 

Sotheby's invited ESMS students

to speak about freedom and what the

Emancipation Proclamation means to them.

View the amazing results here.

 

ESMS School Store

New Merchandise Just Arrived!

Show us your school spirit, Tigers!

Order today at esmsstore@gmail.com

ESMS Sister School in Kenya

A message of appreciation from The Red Rose School

  

ESMS Moms + Kenya Power Women

   

ESMS Moms:

Join us on Friday mornings to

Skype with The Power Women of Kenya.

Forge new friendships with mothers in Kibera, who support themselves and their children by making beautiful jewelry, baskets, and purses.  Our ESMS moms hold bake sales to support the Power Women and we also sell their wares at ESMS events.

ESMS Power Women meet twice monthly on alternating Friday mornings.  For more information, please contact Manuela (manufish1@gmail.com).

 

Teens For Jeans

 

 THE RIVER FUND and THE ROBIN HOOD FOUNDATION

THANKED THE ESMS STUDENT COUNCIL COMMITTEE FOR COLLECTING AND DONATING OVER 500 PAIRS OF JEANS TO HOMELESS YOUTH IN NEW YORK CITY.

 The Teens For Jeans Certificate of Appreciation 

 

     

Family Guide to "13 Reasons Why"

Click here for school and parent guidelines addressing concerns related to the best-selling teen novel and controversial Netflix series:

    

David Getz in the News

Check Out This Swell Profile of

ESMS Principal David Getz

(Enjoy it here!)

  

And congratulations to Mr. Getz on winning the

"Our Town Thanks You"

Award on April 3rd,

in recognition of our school's contribution

to the community.

Student Created App

    

TWO ESMS STUDENTS HAVE CREATED AN APP

for other students to find and rate the best lunch places near school!

Click HERE to download EatSMS and start rating your favorites today!

For more information about this App or to contact the students who created it,

click this link.