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  • After3's Fall/Winter Brochure is here!

    Check out the offerings from After3 for our Lower Grade students for the fall and winter. Registration opens on August 10th, 2022 at noon! 

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  • New Links Posted for Classroom Supplies Fees!

    Make your contributions now! Go HERE. Thank you!

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  • Celebrate 20 Years of NEST+m at the Gala!

    Have you bought your tickets yet? Join us under the stars in the beautiful courtyard at NEST+m and celebrate 20 years of NEST+m with wonderful food, drinks, and dancing! Saturday, May 21st is looking to be a beautiful day, so come on out and enjoy! 

    Have you checked out the online Auction? There are over 400 items, with some great raffle prizes as well. Show some love to our teachers in the Teacher Treats category, and buy some raffle tickets for your chance to win! This is our biggest fundraiser of the year -- don't miss it!

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  • NESTFest 2022 is TOMORROW!

    The Annual NEST+m K-12 Talent Show is back! Join us tomorrow, Friday, May 20, 5:30pm in the auditorium for NESTFest. Buy your tickets now and bring your family to cheer for our amazing performers!

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  • Have a Safe and Happy Spring Break!

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  • The 2022 Summer Camp Auction is Now Open!

    Did you know that the PTA's summer camp auction include not only traditional camp programs, but also tutoring programs? Check it out, and feel free to share with friends and family!

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  • TODAY IS OPENING NIGHT: MG Musical Big Fish!

    Come support the talented cast of BIG FISH in the first musical in the NEST+m Auditorium in over 2 years! They've waited so long to perform again on this stage... let's give them the audience they deserve!
     
     
     
    ** Tickets will be available at the door! **
    Credit Card or Apple Pay payment only.  No cash accepted.
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  • #GivingTuesday is TODAY!

    Today is #GivingTuesday and all around the world, people are supporting their favorite charities and causes. Do you believe in the power of an amazing education? Show your support by donating today to the PTA's General Fund - something extra or for the first time. 

    And there's more......donations over $100 will be entered into a raffle for two tickets to David Byrne's American Utopia on Broadway. 

    Did you know that all money raised by the PTA goes 100% into programs and services that benefit every child at NEST+m from K through 12? 100%.

    NEST+m PTA is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Donate here now!

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  • Congratulations to our newest Executive Committee (EC) members!

    Congratulations to Wen Jie (Jackie) Lin-Ham (LG member at large), Helen Maalik (MG member at large), and Lauren Moss (UG member at large)! Thank you for volunteering, and thank you to everyone who voted this morning. We look forward to working with our newest members! 

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  • Now Seeking Nominations!

    On October 21st, we will be electing new members to fill 3 seats on the Executive Committee: 1 parent/guardian of a kindergarten student for the Lower Grade Member At Large position, 1 parent/guardian of a 6th grade student for Middle Grade Member At Large position, and 1 parent/guardian of a 9th grade student for Upper Grade Member At Large position. This is a fantastic way to get learn how the PTA Executive Committee works! Please consider nominating yourself or a fellow parent/guardian! Email nomcomm@nestmpta.org

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PTA Connect is the system database of the NEST+m PTA. Joining PTA Connect allows you to receive important school communications, access the Member Directory, make donations, and see your purchase/donation history. NEST+m PTA uses PTA Connect to sell tickets to school events and collect contributions to the Classroom Supplies and Teacher Appreciation events. 

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Are your PTA emails going into junk/spam folders?

Despite our best efforts, many PTA emails end up in your junk/spam or promotion folders. This happens because Google, Yahoo and other email providers automatically tag the emails their servers receive from companies such as Mailchimp. The PTA uses Mailchimp to manage our lists and to create and send emails to our community. 

We recommend the following steps to ensure that PTA emails reach your Primary email inboxes.

1. Please add the following email addresses to your Contacts in whatever email provider you use. 

2. Please REDIRECT our emails into your primary inbox by following the instructions below for the most frequently used providers.

GOOGLE​  
Read Mailchimp's info on how to get their emails into Gmail's primary Inbox.

Always show an email in your inbox
If an email doesn't belong in a label, remove your email from the label so that it shows up in your inbox.

  1. Open an email in your inbox.
  2. In the top right, select Move to .
  3. Choose the Remove from option.
  4. Select Always do this in the black bar at the bottom.
  5. Check to make sure your email is directly in your inbox and not in a label.

If you don't see the email in your inbox, it might be in one or more labels, such as Low Priority or any custom labels. Once you find your email, select Move to   Choose Remove from. You may have to repeat these steps.

YAHOO

  1. Navigate to Yahoo Mail, log in to your Yahoo account and click the "Spam" folder. Junk emails are stored in this folder.
  2. Click the email that was wrongfully treated as junk mail to open it.
  3. Click the "Not Spam" button in the toolbox to immediately send the email to the Inbox folder. Emails from the same sender will not be treated as junk mail anymore and will be sent to the Inbox folder.

OUTLOOK
To mark a message as not junk, do the following:

  1. In Mail, click the Junk E-mail folder in the Navigation Panel. 
  2. In the message list, click any message that you want to mark as not junk.
  3. On the Home tab, in the Delete group, click Not Junk.

Shop online, and earn for NEST+m!

It’s never been easier to support our school! NEST+m PTA participates in affiliate programs with the following partners. Just visit the NEST+m PTA website and click on the links below, then shop as you normally would! A portion of the proceeds will automatically be donated to the NEST+m PTA!

 

 AmazonSmile fundraiser   Mabel's Labels School Fundraiser  Lands' End School Fundraiser    Office Depot School Fundraiser  Box Tops Fundrasier 

  • AmazonSmile  (AmazonSmile will donate 0.5% of all eligible purchases to NEST+m PTA. Select "NEST M Parent Teachers Association" as your charity.) 
  • Mabel's Labels: Help reduce our Lost & Found by using these high-quality waterproof personalized labels. The PTA receives 20% of your purchase. Select "NEST+m PTA (Manhattan)" and start shopping!
  • Donate AMEX points
  • Lands' End: Use the NEST+m preferred code 900062597. Earn 2.5%
  • Office Depot: Earn 3%
  • Box Tops: Each Box Top is worth 10 cents to a participating Box Tops school. Box Tops can be earned from receipt scans or traditional Box Tops clips.  Bonus Box Tops certificates or Bonus Box Tops offers, when available, are usually worth more than that.

Whole Child Committee

Whole Child is a parent-led group that meets monthly to address social, emotional and academic concerns of all students. Whole Child collaborates with the school administration to ensure that teachers meet the social, emotional and academic needs of all students.

In addition, the Whole Child Committee sponsors speakers and workshops that help parents positively address their children's concerns. 

If you have any questions, please email wholechild@nestmpta.org.

For ongoing updates, please become a member of whole-child-committee@googlegroups.com.

Non-Profit Status

NEST+m PTA is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. The EIN is 41-2225124.

You can find our IRS Tax Exemption Letter here.