When is Extra Help?
Extra Help is offered every Thursday morning from 8:10am to 8:45am. No permission slip is necessary.Back to Top
What are dismissal procedures?
Walkers will be dismissed through the exit doors at the front of the school closest to Wheeler Ave. Back to Top
What if there is a change in my child's dismissal routine?
If at any time there is a change in your child's regular dismissal routine, please write a note describing the change. Hopefully, this will prevent any confusion.Back to Top
Do I need to write a note when my child is absent?
Yes. Please send an absence note when your child returns to school after every absence. The note should include the date of absence as well as the reason. Back to Top
What should I do if my child cannot complete his/her homework for the evening?
If your child can't complete his/her homework due to feeling ill or tired, simply write me a note. He/she can make it up whenever possible and bring it to school when completed. If your child has forgotten necessary books or mail, any efforts to complete the assignments would be appreciated (calling a friend, writing answers on looseleaf, for example.) As in the previous case, please write me a note explaining the situation. Back to Top
What happens if my child forgets their homework at home?
Students who forget their homework will be marked as having a missing assignment. Students should complete the missing assignment and return it the next day. Assignments not returned in a timely fashion will result in a missing homework grade. Patterns of missing homework assignments will result in a reduced homework grade.Back to Top
Will my child need a snack every day?
Yes. Please send a healthy, filling snack, even on half days of school. We will have snacktime in the morning, although sometimes it might be a "working snack" where we eat as we complete our work. Back to Top
Do I need to return my child's tests?
Yes! All tests are sent home for a signature. This process is key in keeping you informed of your child's grades and progress within class. Please sign and review each test with your child and return to school the next day. I appreciate your support in this matter! Back to Top
Can my child bring in birthday treats to celebrate his/her birthday?
Our district has adopted a Wellness Policy where food is no longer used for celebrations of any kind. You can, however, send in something special for your child's day such as: a birthday balloon to tie to the back of your child's chair; his/her favorite storybook to be read to the class by the birthday child, you, or myself; and party bags for the class, which should contain only non-edible items. Please do not feel obligated to do all of the above, they are just suggestions. For all birthdays, we make it special in class by singing to the birthday child and if time allows, we play a game of their choice. Back to Top
How can I get in touch with Mrs. Hastings?
You can call the school office at 516-568-6140 and leave a message, send a note in with your request for a meeting or a phone call, or email me at email@example.com . A link to my email can also be found on the bottom of the main menu on the left handside of each page of this web site.Back to Top