Download the school’s December 2017 monthly calendar


Sept. 7th

First Day of School

Sept 12th

PTA Meeting

Sept 13th

SLT Meeting

Sept 14th

Select Chorus Auditions

Sept 19th

Math Team & Show Choir Auditions

Sept. 21-22

Rosh Hashanah: NO SCHOOL

Sept 26th

Open School Night
4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Sept 25 – 29th

School Spirit Week

Sept 29th

Lemon Ice King PTA Fundraiser (during lunch periods)

Sept 29th

Student Teacher Volleyball Game (3-4:30pm)


Oct. 9th

Columbus Day – NO SCHOOL

Oct 10th

PTA Meeting

Oct 11th

SLT Meeting

Oct 16th

Ballroom Dancing STARTS (6th Grade)

Oct 20th

Picture Day

Oct 23th

Food Drive (in conjunction with City Harvest) begins

Oct 25th

SHSAT exam (for 8th & 9th Grades)

Oct 25th

First Math Club meeting. All students are welcome, and we will be doing a fun math Halloween activity. For more information contact Ms. Brady or Ms. Soberman (

Oct 31st

Halloween Party 3-5:30pm (All Grades)


Nov. 7th

Election Day – NO SCHOOL

Nov. 7th

Election Day Bake Sale

Nov. 8th

Chipotle fundraiser at 70-30 Austin Street, 4-8 p.m. (Bring in a flyer, show it on your smartphone, or just tell the cashier!)

Nov 14th

Parent Coordinator Workshop – Queens Community House Services, 6 p.m.

Nov 14th

Ballroom Dancing performance, 6:30 p.m.

Nov 14th

PTA Meeting 7pm
The meeting will have a special guest – Mrs. Ellen Grebstein, Forest Hills High School ~ Assistant Principal for Pupil Personnel Services (Guidance) & Programming to discuss High School Admissions Process for Forest Hills High School.

Nov 15th

SLT Meeting, 7:15 a.m.

Nov 16th

Report cards will be distributed during PM homeroom.

Nov 18th

Trip to One World Observatory (ELL Students Only)

Nov. 23-24

Thanksgiving – NO SCHOOL

Nov. 30

Parent-Teacher Conferences. Two sessions: 12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.


Dec 1st

High School Applications DUE (8th & 9th Grades)

Dec 4th

Picture Day – Retake Day

Dec 4th

Student Perception Survey Begins

Dec 5th

Class 6T3 Trip: Metropolitan Museum of Art

Dec 5th

PC Workshop, 6 p.m.

Dec 5th

PTA Meeting, 7 p.m.

Dec 6th

Class 8T1 Trip: Louis Vuitton Exhibition

Dec 9th

Halsey Bulldog Robotics Competition at John Dewey HS

Dec 13th

SLT Meeting

Dec 13-15th

Candy Cane PTA Fundraiser (All Grades during lunch periods)

Dec 18th

Distribute Candy Canes

Dec 19th

Crazy Holiday Sweater Day

Dec 19th

Holiday Choral Concert, 7 p.m. Tickets $5.

Dec 21st

Class 8T3 Trip: Museum of Modern Art

Dec 22nd

Class 7T1/7T2 Trip: Museum of Modern Art

Dec. 25-29th

Winter Recess- NO SCHOOL

January 2018

Jan 1st

Winter Recess – NO SCHOOL

Jan 2nd

School Resumes

Jan 9th

PTA Meeting

Jan 10th

SLT Meeting

Jan 11th

Halsey Band Winter Concert, 7 p.m.

Jan 13th

Halsey hosts the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Math Competition

Jan 15th

MLK Jr. Day – No School

Jan 19th

City Harvest Food Drive ends


Feb 12-13th

Valentine Lollipop PTA Fundraiser (All grades during lunch periods)

Feb 13th

PTA Meeting

Feb 14th

SLT Meeting

Feb 14th

Distribute Valentine Lollipops

Feb 16th

Lunar Year – NO SCHOOL

Feb 19-23rd

Midwinter Recess – NO SCHOOL


March 13th

PTA Meeting

March 14th

SLT Meeting


Parent Teacher Conferences

March 30th

Spring Recess – NO SCHOOL


April 2-6th

Spring Recess – NO SCHOOL

April 9th

Back to School

April 10th

PTA Meeting

April 11th

SLT Meeting

April 11-13th

NYS ELA Tests (All Grades)


May 1-3rd

NYS Math Tests (All Grades)

May 8th

Teacher Appreciation Day

May 8th

PTA Meeting

May 9th

SLT Meeting

May 28th

Memorial Day- NO SCHOOL


June 7th

Anniversary Day – NO SCHOOL

June 11th

Clerical Day – NO SCHOOL

June 12th

PTA Meeting

June 13th

SLT Meeting

June 15th

Eid al-Fitr – NO SCHOOL

June 26th

Last Day of School