School Bus
JANUARY 2021
(Week of 1/25/21)
To follow are activities you can do with your children at home, as well as other important school updates. All current NIS families should be receiving this newsletter via e-mail. If you aren't, please sign up for our parent communication list here. All back-issues can be found on our website.
Learning from Home
(Week of 1/25)
Do you want to be a snowman?  Try to make your body look like the snowman's! 

Move your arms just like the snowman does.  Click here.

Letter Writing With Ms. Jill



The Strength Spinners Digital Game is perfect for breaks, movement at home, and strengthening in a digital manner.  Spin and strengthen your upper extremity, lower extremity, core, and work on midline crossing! Click on the link and you will receive one zipped file containing 4 different PowerPoint show files and instructions. You must have PowerPoint to play. Please note: The spinner animation may not work on MAC computers or Chromebooks.
Gym with Ms. Mary
CORE WORD "WHERE"

(1/11-1/29)

The Core Word of the Week is WHERE.

Here is a printout, a story and a song you can share with your child to reinforce this word at home.

As a reminder of why we use core words at NIS, you can click here.
Valentine's Day at School
Please click here for an important letter from Maureen Rockwood regarding Valentine's Day celebrations at the main site of NIS. Satellite locations should check with their teachers on school policy.
Save the Date - Feb 24th!
February 24th is the 100th Day of School at NIS's main site in Yaphank. In celebration, we are asking each child who attends the main site to dress as if he or she were 100 years old!


Amazon Smile / NIS Wish List
Thank you for all of the generous purchases you continue to make for our students! We even received a toy kitchen, thanks to the Phyfe family! Please don't forget to keep making all of your Amazon purchases through Smile. Smile has all of the same items as Amazon at the same prices. The only difference is you making a difference. We've updated our Amazon Wish List - check it out!
Thank you so NIS parents Derek and Christine Stevens for selling $1,888.40 worth of original artwork and tee shirts and donating all of the proceeds to NIS. Each donation will was then matched by their company, making their donation go twice as far, for a total of $3776.80! Thank you to all of you who helped by purchasing artwork!
Register today! The NIS Golf Outing, our largest annual fundraiser, will take place at the Port Jefferson Country Club on 5/24/21. Sponsors and raffles needed. Click here for an invitation and here to sponsor us or to RSVP. For a raffle/sponsor request letter, click here. Contact Susan for details Special thanks to our cocktail reception sponsor, Duffy & Duffy, PLLC.
Please consider purchasing a "GIVE" bag from any Stop & Shop and selecting the New Interdisciplinary School as your charity of choice. NIS will receive $1 for each purchase made. Thank you!
Please consider hosting a Facebook fundraiser for NIS.

  1. Click Fundraisers in the left menu of your News Feed. You may need to click See More.
  2. Click + Raise Money.
  3. Select The New Interdisciplinary School as your Nonprofit 
  4. Fill in the fundraiser details and choose a cover photo.
  5. Click Create.
Follow Us on Social Media for Important Updates

Links available below

All parents/guardians of must complete
Attendance E-Mail
NIS has created an e-mail address that you may use to send COVID results and/or doctor notes: absencetracker@niskids.org. This e-mail will be monitored from 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM daily. If you have any questions, please call the school or e-mail kristenm@niskids.org. Thank you!
Show your school spirit and get decked out in NIS gear from head to toe! Select the thumbnails on the following site for color and logo options on all of our apparel. Children and adult sizes are available.
Please consider giving a donation, having a personal fundraiser on our behalf, or starting a Facebook fundraiser. Contact Susan Cali, Director of Development, for more information. Thank You!
The New Interdisciplinary School is an innovative early childhood learning center that respects the unique needs of all children and their families. Our commitment is to provide therapeutic and educational services in a nurturing environment with the highest standard of expertise. While we receive funding from NYS to provide education and therapy and Suffolk County to provide busing, we rely on fundraising to provide all of the unique programs and services that make our school the wonderful place it is. Please consider donating today.
NIS | (631) 924 - 5583 | Email | Website
School Bus