The Piano School of NYC

Tue, Jan 15 10:50am

Hello PS 20 Parents!   The Piano School of NYC has available slots for students to sign up for small group piano classes @PS20.  The classes take place on Wednesday for K and up students and Thursday ... [More]

Picture Day Order Deadline is TODAY!

Mon, Jan 14 11:32am

  TODAY is the picture day order deadline!  All orders need to be submitted online!    Follow these easy steps to see your proofs and order! 1. To see your proofs visit:   ... [More]

Bonjour NY Open House

Fri, Jan 11 6:00pm

Bonjour NY French immersion Summer Camp for kids ages 3.5 to 11 In Brooklyn Heights with daily transportation to and from PS 20 Join an Open House event   Ear ... [More]

Add PS 20 to your Amazon Smile!

Thu, Jan 10 12:40pm

Support the PS 20 PTA while shopping on Amazon at no extra cost!   Set up or change your charity with just a few simple steps! Log onto Go to "Your Account" and select "Your AmazonSmi ... [More]

Retake and sibling photos are ready!

Thu, Jan 3 5:51pm

Retake and Sibling Photos Are Ready!!   All retake and sibling orders need to be ordered online. Deadline for orders to be shipped to the school is January 14th!   Follow these easy steps to see your ... [More]

Cookshop for Families and Cookshop for the Classroom

Wed, Jan 2 6:37pm

  Dear P.S. 20  Families From the Month of January through May, your child will be participating in the Cookshop program at PS 20 . This program is offered at no cost through the support of the Food B ... [More]

Harlem Globetrotters at Barclays on December 27th

Sat, Dec 22 12:12pm

If you are going to be in town during winter break and need to keep your children entertained, please purchase tickets to see the Harlem Globetrotters at Barclays on Thursday, December 27th at 7:00 p. ... [More]

January Calendar 2019

Fri, Dec 21 7:46pm

  Dear Families Attached you will find the January calendar. The calendar will be backpacked when your child returns to school on January 2, 2019. Please have a safe and joyous winter break.

Pre-K Bathroom Renovations

Fri, Dec 21 6:29pm

      Pre K bathroom renovation Dear PS 20 Community:   The long awaited Pre- K Bathroom renovation will begin over the holiday break and continue through the next six weeks.  Pre K children will be e ... [More]

Giving Gifts

Thu, Dec 20 6:10pm

  Good Evening Families This is a reminder for those of you who so kindly took a snowflake from The Giving Tree.  If you have not done so already, please bring your gift into the main office tomorrow ... [More]

W I N T E R C O N C E R T ! - Wednesday 6:00pm

Tue, Dec 18 9:42pm

lockdown drill

Tue, Dec 18 2:19pm

This message is to inform you that there will be a soft lock down on today

All hands on deck! P.S.20 Holiday concert decorating volunteers and dessert donations.

Tue, Dec 18 11:30am

ALL HANDS ON DECK!   Volunteers needed! Dessert donations needed!   Dear P.S.20 community,   Volunteers needed : The decoration committee needs to put up the decor in the auditorium tomorrow before th ... [More]

Mosaic - Register by December 15th

Thu, Dec 13 2:18pm

  This is just a friendly reminder that Mosaic has given priority to PS 20 families who apply before 12/15, when registration opens for other area schools. Happy registering! And happy holidays from t ... [More]

Double parking on Adelphi Street

Mon, Dec 10 10:23am

Good morning PS 20 families,   We would like to request all families picking up children after school to please not double park on Adelphi Street. This is where our teachers and staff park and we don' ... [More]

MOSAIC - Registration for Spring 2019 Semester is OPEN!

Wed, Dec 5 12:04pm

    Registration for Spring 2019 Semester is OPEN! Spring Semester runs from January 7 – June 21. Register at Mosaic offers limited free play care on January 2-4 and June 24-25. Regist ... [More]

Reminder: Order your photos today!

Tue, Dec 4 10:59am

Reminder: Order your photos by tomorrow, December 5th, to get them before the winter break!   Follow these easy steps to see your proofs and order online!   1. To see your proofs visit: shop.stompingg ... [More]

PLAY: Wordless Films & Live Music for Kids & their Adults Dec. 8 & 9. Tickets for kids are FREE, Films are made by P.S. 20 Parents and star a PS 20 Alum.

Tue, Dec 4 3:39am

PLAY: Wordless Films & Live Music for Kids & their Adults Dec. 8 & 9  Tickets for kids are FREE, Films are made by PS 20 Parents and star a PS 20 Alum PLAY is a collaboration between filmmakers August ... [More]

Head Lice Information

Mon, Dec 3 10:38am

  Dear Parents Please open the important attached below. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the school. Thank You

PS20/Arts & Letters Running Group

Thu, Nov 29 1:45pm

Come run with the Dawnbreakers Runners Group. It starts this Sunday morning at 6:00 a.m. in front of Peckish.  Their mantra is "run while your kids sleep!"   Arts & Letters organized the "DRC" and rea ... [More]

School Squad Fundraiser with the Brooklyn Nets!

Thu, Nov 29 9:58am

School Squad Fundraiser with the Brooklyn Nets! Fundraise and earn great prizes! This event runs though April 1, 2019!   Follow these 4 simple steps: Parents sign up kids at ... [More]

Jan 2, 3, 4 Mosaic “Free Play” Registration now open!

Wed, Nov 28 10:42am

Mosaic After School “Free Play” registration is now open for the first week back-to-school after the holidays - Jan 2, 3, 4! Cost is $30 / day and care is provided from 2:40 - 6 p.m. This is open to P ... [More]

Picture Day Photos Are Ready Online!!

Mon, Nov 26 11:21am

Your Photos Are Ready!!   Follow these easy steps to see your proofs and order! Order by Wednesday, December 5th to receive your photos before the holiday break!   1. To see your proofs visit: ... [More]

Chat and Chew

Mon, Nov 19 4:28pm

  Good Evening Families   Please Join principal Barbera for a Chat and Chew on Tuesday, November 20th.  The Chat and Chew will begin at 8:30am. It will end at 9:30am.  It will take place in the art ro ... [More]

Chat and Chew

Mon, Nov 19 3:39pm

  Good Families   Please Join principal Barbera for a Chat & Chew on Tuesday, November 20th from 8:00am to 9:00am in the art room B24.  We look forward to hearing your comments, concerns and ideas.

Afterschool Programs are closed

Fri, Nov 16 12:39pm

  After School Programs are Cancelled today, Friday November 16, 2018.  All children will be dismissed at 2:40 pm sharp. Please make arrangements to have your child picked up at 2:40PM Sharp.    

Complete your family income forms

Wed, Nov 14 3:34pm

Hello Parents,   This is an important message regarding school funding, please read:   We must gather information from parents on household income using the Family Income Inquiry Form to help ensure t ... [More]

Bear Day

Tue, Nov 13 4:58pm

The Clinton Hill School/ P.S.20   B.E.A.R. Day!!! Topic: Be Excited About Reading Date and Time: Wednesday, November 14, 2018 8:25am-9:15am Come With a Stuffed Animal and Read a Short Story to Your Ch ... [More]

Student Led Conferences

Tue, Nov 13 4:55pm

November 13, 2018   Dear Parents/Guardians:   Student Led Conferences will take place on Thursday, November 15, 2018.  Students will be dismissed at 11:40 am sharp. Conferences are by appointment from ... [More]

Pumpkins for the composting bin

Tue, Nov 13 11:11am

Our gardening instructor, M. Jonathan, would love to get some pumpkins for the composting bin.    More instructions below:    We are accepting rotting pumpkins and gourds for our compost bins.  Please ... [More]

Catalog orders are in!

Wed, Nov 7 1:41pm

Hi Families! All catalog orders are in! We will be at the school tomorrow, Thursday November 8th, immediately following drop off to hand out all orders. Please meet us outside of the Mosaic office, by ... [More]

Breakfast at P.S.20 : Student/Parent of the Month Awards Assembly

Wed, Nov 7 12:37pm

Dear P.S.20 families,   This Friday November 9th, is the Student/Parent of the month Awards Assembly.   The P.S.20 PTA will have a Breakfast Fundraiser.   Please stop by the cafeteria and have a bagel ... [More]

REMINDER: Picture Day and Election Day Bake and Used Book Sale

Sat, Nov 3 9:35pm

PS 20 Picture Day This Monday, November 5th 15% of all sales go to the PTA!!! All students will be photographed individually and with their class. NO MONEY IS NEEDED MONDAY. 2-3 weeks after picture da ... [More]

#FirstFridaysAtPS20 are the "P.S.20 Movie Night". Our 2nd graders DLP voted for: "Une Vie de Chat". "Una vida de gato"" একটি বিড়াল জীবন" حياة قطة" "A Cat in Paris" "Okej du pratar"

Tue, Oct 30 3:31pm

Nov.2 is the Movie Night @ps20pta. All are welcome: French Movie this month, with English subtitles, chosen by PS20 2nd graders. With #Sustainability Short in the preview of the "film du mois"!Yeah! F ... [More]

Revised time for Literacy Parade

Tue, Oct 30 2:07pm

Dear P.S. 20 Families Tomorrow, Wednesday October 31, all classes will participate in the Clinton Hill School Literacy Parade. Each class picks a theme from the class read aloud book. Students will cr ... [More]

Literacy Parade

Tue, Oct 30 11:01am

Attention: All P.S. 20 Families   Please join the P.S. 20 school community as we celebrate our annual Literacy Parade. The students and school staff will parade around the school building representing ... [More]

Silly Hat Day

Mon, Oct 22 4:23pm

  "Silly Hat Day" Friday, October 26  Send your child to school with their silliest hat.

What's happening in our DOE District, District 13?

Thu, Oct 18 12:41pm

Dear P.S.20 families, P.S.20 Clinton Hill School belongs to DOE district, D13. Please mark your calendars for the end of Oct. District 13's program. It is very impressive, and it does involve the whol ... [More]

Lunch applications

Tue, Oct 16 4:24pm

  Good Day Families   Your child will be coming home with a school lunch application. Please complete the application and return it back to the school. If you would like to do it online please log ont ... [More]

Lock down

Mon, Oct 15 3:39pm

  Hello Parents  Please be advised that there will be a lock down drill tomorrow October 16th. 

Breast Cancer classroom Donations

Fri, Oct 12 10:17am

October 12, 2018   Good Day Clinton Hill Families:   October is Breast Cancer Awareness month.  Each October  the students at PS 20 participate in a friendly fund raiser competition.  Each class has b ... [More]

PS20 Telephone System.

Wed, Oct 10 1:59pm

Hello PS 20 Families:   The telephone system has been down since 11:00 AM. Technicians are in the building working on the issue.    I apologize for any inconvenience this may be causing.  Hopefully  t ... [More]

Mark your calendar: October 15th "Harvest time at P.S.20" and October 16th "Garden to Cafe Day at P.S.20"

Wed, Oct 10 11:57am

Garden to Cafe Day at PS 20 is a collaboration between School Food, Grow NYC, and PS 20's Green Arts program. We harvest fresh food from our garden and  Garden to Cafe orders fresh local produce to su ... [More]

Used Book Sale!

Thu, Oct 4 1:16pm

PS 20 Used Book Sale! Book Collection We will be collecting used books for all ages From October 9th to October 16th Collection boxes will be located next to security at the main entrance of the schoo ... [More]

District 13 Middle School Fair, October 3rd 2018 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm.

Tue, Oct 2 11:31am

  Learn about the schools in your district and how to apply to Middle School this fall!   Interpretation services are available. Learn more at Call 718-935-2398 anytime with questions.  

Fall Educators Night

Mon, Oct 1 11:02pm

Received this from a CMA colleague.  Looks neat (and they mention free books and wine twice)

Catalog and Boon Supply Sale!

Mon, Oct 1 10:04am

By now all of your children should have brought home our fall catalog sale! Between 40-52% of all sales go to the PTA! Please share it with friends and family! Register and buy online at: https://www. ... [More]

City NATURE Challenge

Fri, Sep 28 2:43pm

Dear PS20 and S.T.E.A.M. Committee:   Please find flyer attached that outlines details of an upcoming training seminar for the City Nature Challenge.  Here is the e-mail I was sent from the National W ... [More]


Tue, Sep 25 8:31pm

This Wednesday 9/26 PTA MEETING - 6:00 PM What? It’s the first PTA General Meeting of the year. Where? In the PS 20 Auditorium When? 6:00 pm. There’s free child care, and free pizza. So come see what’ ... [More]


Sat, Sep 15 1:04pm

Language & Laughter Studio returns to PS 20 this Fall for its 4th year with an effective, fun method to develop French fluency and joy for the language:  Mon. & Wed.  2:40-4:10  (1 day optionavailable ... [More]

Welcome back to school! A letter from Principal Barbera

Wed, Sep 5 8:38pm

Dear PS 20 families, enclosed please find Ms. Barbera's "Welcome" letter, or click here to open.   Also, we now have all the classrooms setup in Konstella. You can add your children to their respectiv ... [More]

Mosaic - New class and important reminders

Tue, Sep 4 11:16am

Dear PS 20 parents,   As the first days of after school program are approaching, Mosaic has a few important updates.   New Tuesday gardening class for K-2nd Due to high demand, the Tuesday gardening c ... [More]

Soccer Shots after school

Fri, Aug 31 12:15pm

  Dear PS 20 The Clinton Hill School Families,  We are excited to announce our upcoming Fall 2018 season! The season will take place on Mondays and Tuesdays from 2:40-3:20pm for ages 4-6 years old. Pl ... [More]

Mosaic - New Classes, Pre-K Free play, and Discounts!

Mon, Aug 27 9:48am

Dear PS 20 parents,   Mosaic is excited to announce 2 new classes now open for registration!   Wise Heart Story Yoga Class with Little Feet Wise Heart Yoga (Fridays - Pre-K -1st)   A fun filled, inter ... [More]

Mosaic - Register Soon

Fri, Aug 24 10:59am

Dear PS 20 parents,   Mosaic has had a great launch week so far!  We are thrilled to see so much interest in our program’s fantastic enrichment activities and we look forward to many PS 20 families be ... [More]

Mosaic - Registration Open

Wed, Aug 22 1:17pm

        We are excited to announce that registration is now open for Mosaic, the PS 20 PTA’s new after school program!   At this time we are accepting registration for: Free play week, which runs from ... [More]

Mosaic After School Update

Fri, Aug 17 3:13pm

  Dear PS 20 Parents,   The After School Committee has been hard at work this summer planning the launch of Mosaic for soon after the 2018-19 school year begins. It has been a labor of love for many i ... [More]