M.S. 53 School News
M.S. 53 hosted a Book Fair from February 14 through 18 under the direction of PTA President S. Parker. A wide variety of junior high school level books were presented by members Ms. Campbell, Ms. Applewhite, Ms. Taylor, Ms. Joseph, Ms. Boyd and Mr. Humphrey.
The Book Fair acts as a PTA fundraiser to expand the school library’s literary selections. Principal Claude Monereau was thankful for the parent volunteers and contributions.
The PTA held a formal Valentine’s Day Ball on February 11. Profits from the event went toward the senior graduation fund. Among those present were David Hooks, assistant to Congressman Gregory Meeks and District Leader Bob Simmons.