As we approach year-end, get your iPledge donations in to record a tax deduction for 2022! Yes, donations to the TAG PTA are TAX DEDUCTIBLE!
Corporate Matching: And please check with your employer or your HR department to see whether they match donations, and how the program works. Many companies will match their employee’s donations dollar for dollar (some even more!). Corporate matching may be subject to an annual cap for each employee so get your iPledge donation in for 2022 to get your 2022 corporate match! Don’t leave your 2022 CORPORATE MATCH on the table!
iPledge #1 Goal: It’s simple. 100% school-wide participation. No donation is too small or too large and if you can’t contribute money, the iPledge site gives you the option to donate your time. So, please, we ask everyone to pitch in at whatever level they are comfortable with.
See details on iPledge here and answers to corporate match FAQs
Where are we on Fundraising?
The TAG Community is SO grateful to all donations made to date, bringing us up to $50,000 and 1/6 closer to our $300,000 target!
What will it take to reach our Target?
We need MORE iPledge DONATIONS and we need a successful AUCTION GALA to reach our target! PLEASE help move the thermometer up and help keep all our PTA Funded programs and community enrichment that make TAG so special!
Any idea of which companies have corporate matching programs? Yes, see list below for companies with a history of corporate matching.
Dear TAG Families,
Our 2023 Auction "TAG, IT’S GAME NIGHT" will take place on Saturday, May 13th at 6pm at Alhambra Ballroom. The Auction Gala is our largest fundraiser of the year and we hope parents will join us to celebrate our fabulous school community and help us reach our fundraising goals!
The only way to raise money in an auction is to have A LOT OF ITEMS DONATED to sell in the auction!
AUCTION GALA #1 Goal: It’s simple. 100% school-wide family participation in helping to support this important event. We are calling on TAG families to SOURCE DONATION ITEMS, generate SPONSORSHIPS and SELL PROGRAM ADS!
Auction Gala Schoolwide Contest: For each TAG family that sources a combination of 2 auction item donations, Gala Program Ad purchases or Heartfelt Dedications (shout-outs in Gala Program), your students win a DRESSDOWN DAY! Any class with 75% participation wins a PIZZA PARTY!
Lots of questions on how in the world to go about sourcing donation items? ALL YOU NEED is linked here in the FAMILY INFO PACKET! From example solicitation emails to a list of auction item ideas, we’ve got you covered!
Reaching out to businesses to get auction items just really not your thing, don’t worry, there are many ways to show your Auction Gala support and make your participation count for the contest: create wall art for event, flyer to advertise, come up with your own marketing ad to encourage item donations or record a short video clip on why TAG is special (get that media consent form in and it may be chosen to play at event) or otherwise get creative!
LOG CONTEST PARTICIPATION for your TAG student here: tinyurl.com/studentauctionlog
Together, let’s make TAG, IT’S GAME NIGHT an EVENT TO REMEMBER!
Thank you in advance for your support. We look forward to our best auction ever!
More information & forms:
Greetings D4 Community,
For families who missed our D4 MS/HS Virtual Fair please find an attached flyer that has the link to all 3 recordings. We want to make sure that families are aware of all their options for our amazing schools so they can make the right decision for the education of their children.
The links can also be found on our D4 website
Please share with your D4 School Community Members.
I'm glad to inform you TAG PTA will continue holding Math Kangaroo Competition this year, it will be on Mar 16th, 2023, test ONLINE only. There are two sessions for TAG test center, the test will last for 75min. The first one starts from 4:30pm --5:45pm and the second one will be from 7pm -- 8:15pm for all levels. Please register from the links below, and find the levels for your kids:
First session 4:30pm --5:45pm:
The invitation code for Session 4:30pm--5:45pm is TAGMATH430 ;
Second session 7pm -- 8:15pm:
The invitation code for Session 7pm--7:15pm is TAGMATH7.
The regular registration fee is $21 between Sep 15 and Dec 15. A late registration fee is $35 between Dec 16 and Dec 31. There is no registration cancellation or a refund offered after the registration. Math Kangaroo offers financial assistance to families in hardship; please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to ask for assistance and provide appropriate proof of hardship.
TAGPTA General Meeting
Date - November 22, 2022
Time - 6:00 PM
Registration Link - https://nycdoe.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMkfuuqqj8pE9bOLTtCcAlNDdZcv_6-Og6n
Agenda Items - Introduction of new Parent Coordinator, Field Day Planning and Vote on Music Supplies Budget Proposal
If you wish to add an item to the agenda or a question for the TAG administrative team, please send it via email to email@example.com.
For all those patient 2nd, 3rd and 4th graders, we now have TAG Picture Day Take 2 scheduled for this Thursday, November 3rd!
Please Note: Fundraising is looking for parent volunteers to help run the day (line kids up, move them through picture taking, tidy up clothes & hair, etc.). If you had been hoping to sign up as a picture day volunteer but missed the opportunity, you now have another chance! Please sign up if you can help! It’s a super fun way to spend time in the school with smiling kids!
Reminder: Register for the SHSAT by Friday, November 4! / Recordatorio: ¡Regístrese para el SHSAT antes del viernes 4 de noviembre!
To All 8th & 9th Grade Families and if your child is NOT, please spread the word to all the 8th & 9th grade families you know.
A todas las familias de 8.º y 9.º grado y si su hijo NO lo está, corra la voz entre todas las familias de 8.º y 9.º grado que conozca.
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Good Morning Families!
If your child will be taking the Specialized High School Exam, the deadline to register is this Friday, November 4th. There are 2 ways to register:
¡Buenos Días Familias!
Si su hijo va a rendir el Examen de Bachillerato Especializado, la fecha límite para inscribirse es este viernes 4 de noviembre. Hay 2 formas de registrarse:
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From: NYC DOE - Enrollment
لعربية / বাংলা / 中文 / Français / Kreyòl ayisyen / 한국어 / Русский / Español / اردو
Friday, November 4 is the last day to register for the Specialized High Schools Admissions Test (SHSAT)! If you’re interested in applying to a testing Specialized High School, taking this test is how you apply.
Register online with your MySchools.nyc account. You can also register through your school counselor during the school day.
We'll notify registered students and their schools when test tickets are ready to print from MySchools. Your ticket will include information about when and where you’ll take the SHSAT. Be sure to bring your ticket with you to the test.
Questions about registration?
The High School Admissions Team, Office of Student Enrollment
Join TAG Families for a fun family outing at the Brooklyn Nets game on Friday, Dec. 2.
Ticket Sales ends on Sunday, November 6.
All purchases are first come first serve. Each section has a maximum of 30 seats. If the event is cancelled, you will be notified and all ticket purchases will be refunded.
Brooklyn Nets v.s. Toronto Raptors
Fri Dec 2 at 7:30pm · Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY
Purchase tickets here:
Section 211 (colored in purple) - $36.50
Section 209 (colored in pink) - $46.50
(Each ticket includes paypal processing fees)
Any questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Please check the flyers to find our new guitar and musical theater classes.
This program is for all kids who love music and performance, starts from Nov 9th, and find the schedule in the flyer. Please register if you are interested.
If you have any question, please contact Ruthy through email@example.com.
Mark your calendars for your children to look good, feel good and camera ready on Tuesday, November 1st when Lifetouch will be coming to TAG for PICTURE DAY!
A % OF ALL SALES goes to the TAG PTA so please consider this when deciding which PICTURE PACKAGE to ORDER! Ordering is simple online at mylifetouch.com by clicking on the blue "Picture Day ID" tab (on right side of home page) and typing in the TAG Code: EVTKKQMFR when you will then be prompted to enter your child's name and grade. Then pick a package to maximize smiles and proceeds to the TAG PTA! Details can be found in the attached flyer.
SUPER IMPORTANT: Fundraising is looking for parent volunteers to help manage the day (line kids up, move them through picture taking, tidy up clothes & hair, etc.). Please sign up if you can help! It’s a super fun way to spend time in the school with smiling kids!
Mandarin Classes are back virtually for our TAG Community.
If you know anyone interested, please have them email below (email address and instructions below and on flyer).
Registration is open now and through next week. deadline to register is 10/28
Classes will be every Tuesday starting on November 2nd.
Dates for all classes: 11/2, 11/9, 11/16, *, 11/30 12/7, 12/14, 12/21,* 1/4, 1/11, 1/18, 1/25
Email Daphne to register (see flyer) at
ManhattanMandarin.com | M2Tutoring.com
Contact Daphne or Enrichment if you have any questions, comments or concerns about this program.