Irwin Altman Middle School 172
81-14 257th Street
Floral Park, New York 11004
Mr. Jeffrey D. Slivko, Principal
Ms. Mary Tully Alarcon, Assistant Principal
Mr. Myles Nash, Assistant Principal
Ms. Maritza Soto, Assistant Principal
Ms. Danielle Giunta
Community Superintendent District 26
Summer in the City
NYC Discipline Code
Unannounced Scanning - REMINDER- 3rd Notification 2017-18
School starts promptly at 8:00 am every morning; the late bell rings at 8:05. Absence and lateness are reported on the high school application.
Please remember, 90% attendance is a promotional criterion.
Many thanks and our great appreciation for all of the support and assistance that the MS 172 PTA has provided for the students, families and staff this past year and every year. Special thanks to those PTA Exec Board members who will be “graduating” this year.
It’s hard to believe that the end of the school year is approaching rapidly. Please keep this calendar handy and refer to it often, as June is a very busy month. Important dates to keep in mind for all students, including several days with early dismissal / non-attendance are:
All books to be returned to teachers by June 18.
As per the NYC Department of Education- June 18 is a full day of school for all students from 8:00am – 2:20pm
GRADUATION –4:00pm - Graduates report to Colden Center (Goldstein Auditorium) at 3:30pm
Summer school begins on Thursday, July 5 and ends Thursday, August 9. Parents will be notified the week of June 4 if their child will need to attend summer school. (Promotion in Doubt letters were sent in February.) Summer school will be held at MS 158. There is also a program for ELLs at MS 158 as well (students already registered.)The summer school program is scheduled from 8:30am-2:30pm, Monday through Thursday.
Any attendance errors on report cards must be reported to the school no later than Wednesday, June 27- changes
cannot be made after this date. (Call Ms. Morrison at 718 831-4000, ext. 1330 between 8:00 and 10:00am)
We have accomplished many things this year and wish to thank our parents, students and staff for their cooperation, hard work and dedication to our school community. To all our graduates and their families, we wish you good luck in your future endeavors and are confident that you will be successful in fulfilling your dreams.
May you all enjoy a wonderful, restful summer vacation and we look forward to many new and continued successes in the coming school
Very truly yours,
Jeffrey D. Slivko, Principal
Please note: The first day of school for the 2018-19 school year is
Wednesday, September 5, 2018
All Grade 6 and 7 students have a summer reading assignment which will be distributed with report cards.
Please be reminded that all 6th grade students must have the Tdap vaccine by their 11th birthday and 7th grade students must have the Meningococcal Conjugate vaccine when they enter 7th grade (no age requirement.)
The 2018 “Back-to-School Night” and first PTA meeting for the 2018-19 school year will take place on Thursday, September 20, 5:00-8:00pm.
Even though lunch is free for all middle school students, every student must have a meal application on file - If you have not yet completed one, please do so immediately. You may be asked to revise an incomplete or incorrect application - please do so and return it to the school immediately.
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