PTA General Meeting Highlights, Presentation and Video
Thu, Dec 16 11:39pm

Hi everyone,

 

Below you will find  information this evening's PTA General Membership meeting.

 

Here is a link to the video from the meeting:

 

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1m4ZpqbHTxFH22jkgDsbon6Urh6vejgx1/view?usp=sharing

 

Here is a link to the slide presentation from the meeting:

 

https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1oDoJBbidZRk3AhK50jAHJtuHZ5cxoqDBbVTZ8ipBsHc/edit?usp=sharing

 

And below you will find a summary of the highlights:

 

Ms. Barbera updates

 

  • COVID updates- see slide presentation and will post an updated COVID-19 FAQ on ps20.org and share via Konstella shortly.
  • International Baccalaureate school- we are now and IB school and teachers are being trained accordingly- this is exciting for PS20- please contact your teacher if you want more information on it is changing practice in the classroom.
  • PS20 has adopted Teachers College Reader and Writers workshop this year
  • Hydroponic lab- very exciting $400,000 project.
    • Need architect and engineering parents who are willing to be listeners and provide design feedback as the project is developed- please email board@ps20.org to support
  •  PreK students need to reapply for Kindergarten by January 18th
    • Application: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/
  • PreK3- we don't yet know if they will have to reapply to PreK4- we will be in touch as we learn more

 

PTA Highlights

 

  • Outdoor Learning- thank you for volunteering!
  • 3 vaccine clinics at PS20 and have raised over $12,000 for PS20!
  • Parents night out- 45 parents raised over $2500
  • Book Fair- great event; over 80 volunteers and raised close to $3000

 

Follow us Instagram- @PS20PTA

 

Fundraising

 

  • HOLD the date for the Auction- May 13th, 2022- email board@ps20.org to be on the committee
  • Please join the Fundraising Committee on konstella- meeting January - 8:30 am 
  • We are almost 25% toward our 100,000 goal!! Please donate- we are looking to increase total participation!

Brotherhood Dinner!!

  • We want to bring it back but need support- please email board@PS20.org to volunteer to support!

Questions

 

  • Large school closing- there have been rumors about this but there was a clarification that at this point that is not the plan and is not happening at this point
  • Situation room is backlogged so principals will be able to communicate more before waiting to hear from them
  • 5th grade DLP- Ms. Opal Morrison is the teacher in the class now and is doing a wonderful job; she is not bilingual so they are also getting 6 periods of French instruction a week

 

  • BOOK FAIR OPEN TILL 6 pm tomorrow!!! Please visit!!