Week of May 13th, 2022
Congratulations to our 4th grade students that were selected to participate in the District 10 Science Fair last Saturday! Francesca, Kenneth, Sawyer, Elanor represented our school with their innovative experiments.
Our fourth and fifth grade students began priming this week with our resident artist, Tijay. The students are designing a mural celebrating their cultural heritage that will welcome us in through our glass room entrance.
Administrators met with Chef Ricardo and Chef Marion from Wellness in the Schools on Thursday to discuss ways to raise up the work of the student wellness team on their snacking initiative before the end of the year. The chefs offered to support families through a parent workshop on healthy and affordable bulk snack options that can be easily prepared and are great for summer snacking. Additionally, our chefs reminded us of the GrowNYC initiative and our local Norwood Farmstand. You can also watch Chef Ricardo on BronxNet on Mondays at 6 p.m.
E Gun Hill Rd & Dekalb Ave, Bronx [map]
Open Thursdays, Year-round
Market Hours, July - Nov: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Market Hours, Dec - June: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Compost Program: 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Cash, SNAP/EBT, Debit/Credit, Healthfirst OTC cards (LIP and CC members only), WIC & Senior FMNP coupons, and Greenmarket Bucks accepted. Spend $2 in SNAP/EBT/P-EBT, get bonus $2 Health Buck, up to $10 per day.
The Norwood Farmstand provides the community in and around the hospital with fresh, affordable fruits and vegetables grown by regional farmers.
July through November, GrowNYC works in partnership with the Mosholu Montefiore Community Center, who hire neighborhood youth to manage the farmstand. Participating youth learn small business skills, nutrition education and much more, all while serving their community.
From December to June, GrowNYC staff operate a GrowNYC Farmstand, continuing to sell regionally grown and produced items.
Reminder for Spring Sing on Thursday, June 16th!
Calling families for assistance! We are in need of a speaker set that can be used for the Spring Sing on the 16th, as well as a DJ for our Moving Up Ceremonies on June 21st. If anyone has a contact or is available to lend equipment, it would be greatly appreciated to make these events a success! Please email Kelly or Bonnie at KLennon@schools.nyc.gov and/or BDurgin@schools.nyc.gov
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