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MARCH 2021
(Week of 3/8/21)
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 3/8)

Letter Writing With Ms. Jill



St. Patrick's Day OT Activities
Here are some fun printables with a St. Patrick's Day theme. Try using cotton swabs or straws to paint your pictures!
 
To follow is also a great recipe for glittery gold and shamrocking green play dough. Enjoy some sparkly sensory fun!



St. Patrick's Day Digital Movement Story
The St. Patrick’s Day Digital Movement Story can be played digitally on your tablet or computer. All of these games can be played in PowerPoint, Google Slides or played digitally in a PDF file! Read the story and have the kiddos act out the different movements. The movement word is highlighted along with a picture of how to move associated with it! Your kids will love this and so will you! -source Pink Oatmeal 
Gym with Ms. Mary

CORE WORD "ALL DONE"
(3/1 - 3/19)


The Core Word of the Week is "All Done."

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.
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.

Special thanks to our cocktail reception sponsor: Duffy & Duffy, PLLC, our photo sponsor: The Whelan Foundation, our Beverage Sponsor: Tara Longo, and our tee sponsors: Betsy Kaplan, Kristen Savino, and Jean Hagelstein. Thanks also to Iron Workers Local 40 and A1 Roofing for their Platinum Packages.

For more information, email Susan Cali, Director of Development, Administration.
Amazon Smile / NIS Wish List
Thank you for all of the generous purchases you continue to make for our students! Thanks to Jacklyn for your recent generous purchases. 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 regularly update our Amazon Wish List - check it out! Thanks in advance!
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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.
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!
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!
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.
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