Sunday, November 13, 2016


Join us to learn about the schools in your district and how to apply to middle school this fall.
WHEN: Thursday, November 17, 2016 10:00 AM
WHERE: M.S. 131 (02M131)
100 Hester Street New York, NY 10002

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Tuesday, November 1, 2016


Dear Parents/Guardian:
There will be NO SCHOOL on the following days:
  • Tuesday, November 8th - Election Day
  • Friday, November 11th - Veteran's Day
  • Thursday & Friday, November 24th & 25th - Thanksgiving
Thank you for your attention to this matter.

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Outstanding Teachers Nomination

Opportunity to Nominate Outstanding Teachers for the Big Apple Awards                                           

All schools / Deadline: December 9

As in years past, the NYCDOE is recognizing teacher excellence through the fifth annual Big Apple Awards program. You and your school community, including students, families, administrators, teachers, and support staff, are encouraged to nominate current, full-time teachers using this nomination form by December 9; you can also share the nomination link directly with staff members and families. Teachers who have demonstrated exceptional success in their impact on student learning, instructional practices, and professional contributions to your school community should be nominated.

For more information about the Big Apple Awards, the selection, process, and past recipients, please visit the Big Apple Awards website, or email

Meeting to review Middle School application process - Nov 4th

Friday, October 21, 2016

BOOK FAIR - November 1st - November 9th

Please join us for our first book fair of the year! The book fair will be held in the Playroom from Tuesday, November 1, 2016 to Wednesday, November 9, 2016 (EXCEPT Election Day, November 8th).

The hours of the sale are:
  • Tuesday, November 1 - 8:45am - 2:15pm 
  • Wednesday, November 2 - 8:45am - 2:15pm 
  • Thursday, November 3 - 11:30am - 7:00pm
  • Friday, November 4 - 8:45am - 2:15pm
  • Monday, November 7 - 8:45am - 2:15pm
  • Wednesday, November 9 - 8:45am - 11:30am
Parents are welcome to bring your children down to the book fair during Parents Teacher Conference day, November 3rd.  Please note that we will be open for extended hours that day, from 11:30am - 7:00pm.

Please visit our school book fair page for more information:

For family and friends who can't make it to the in-school Book Fair, please visit our online bookstore at the link above and click on "shop now" in the middle of the page to purchase books. The books will ship to the school for FREE! The dates for the online book fair are October 26th to November 8th.

A percentage of every sale will go to support our school!
Thank you for your support and we hope to see you there!

PS130M Parents Association

Monday, October 17, 2016

HALLOWEEN BASH - Friday October 28th

Calling all Boys & Ghouls!

Join us for a terrifying night of fun and excitement at our annual Halloween Bash on Friday, OCT 28th from 6:30pm-8:00pm.  We are very excited that our very own Mr. Mendez will be spinning the beats. All students, parents and friends are welcome!  Admission at the door is $10 per person. 
Students in kindergarten to 3rd grade will require an adult to accompany them at the party. Children are encouraged to be dressed in their costumes. Please do not wear masks or bring toy weapons.

We will be selling snacks and drinks at the party. This is a fundraising event, so all sales will go towards supporting our school programs! We look forward to seeing you there!

Thank you in advance for all your support!

PS130M Parents Association

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Volunteer Opportunities for Upcoming Events

Dear Parents and Guardians,

The following are upcoming events organized by the Parents Association.  We are looking for parent volunteers to help us with our efforts. Please review the following activities and sign up in the PA (room 101) for one or all of these opportunities.  You do not need to be present for the entire duration of the events. Any time you can dedicate to helping us out will be needed and greatly appreciated, whether it's an hour or two or for the whole day.

Halloween Bash - Friday, October 28th (4:00pm - 5:00pm to help with decorations)
Book Fair - Tuesday, November 1st to Wednesday, November 9th

Thank you in advance for your support!

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Upcoming Deadlines

Please note the deadlines are approaching for the following:

Candy Sale Deadline:  Monday, October 17, 2016

School Photo Order Deadline:  Tuesday, October 18, 2016.

Please make sure your child submit these items to their teachers by the deadline.

Thank you,
Parents Association

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

NO SCHOOL - Columbus Day (October 10th) & Yom Kippur (October 12th)

There will be NO SCHOOL on Monday, October 10th and Wednesday, October 12th in observance of  Columbus Day and Yom Kipppur.