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MARCH 2021
(Week of 3/22/21)
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 3/22)
Spring Time Motor Activities

Refine your children's fine motor skills while having them paint this flower with a Q-tip or fill in the dots with their fingerprints.

Your children will have a blast doing these Spring Animal Walks, while improving their gross motor skills too!

Letter Writing With Ms. Jill



Gym with Ms. Mary

CORE WORD "ON"

Here is a printout, a nursery rhyme 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.
Spider Web Game
Who says spider webs are only for Halloween?!? All you need for this fun activity is painter's tape and rolled up newspaper or tissue paper. The kids will have fun with this throwing activity and then have a blast ripping it down!

- source Hands on as We Grow 
Amazon Smile / NIS Wish List
Thank you for all of the generous purchases you continue to make for our students! 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!
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 dinner sponsor: Professional Cleaning People, our cocktail reception sponsor: Duffy & Duffy, PLLC, our photo sponsor: The Whelan Foundation, our cart sponsor: Long Island Employee Benefits Group, our beverage sponsor: Tara Longo, and our tee sponsors: Betsy Kaplan, Kristen Savino, Allstate Carburetor, JPG Physical Therapy, Gavin Emde, North Shore Painters, Roebell Painters, and Jean Hagelstein. Thanks also to Iron Workers Local 40 and A1 Roofing for their Platinum Packages, and Snow Shed for their gold package.

For more information, email Susan Cali, Director of Development, Administration.
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. You can also nominate us to receive $1 for every community bag sold at the Medford Stop & Shop. 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.
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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.
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