Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Wed, Oct 6 9:07am

We’re looking for Class Parent Leads!

Tue, Oct 5 11:16am

Classroom parent leaders act as a key point of connection between the school, the PTA, and each classroom, helping to provide updates, elevate concerns, and foster a sense of community within each ind ... [More]

Confirmed Covid 19 Case PS 20 Clinton Hill

Mon, Oct 4 2:14pm

10/4/2021 12:46 PM Subject: Confirmed Case of COVID-19: Close Contacts Quarantined Dear P.S. 020 Clinton Hill at 225 ADELPHI STREET Community: The NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) a ... [More]

Positive Covid Case

Mon, Oct 4 12:05pm

10/4/2021 11:35 AM  Dear P.S. 020 Clinton Hill at 225 ADELPHI STREET Community:  I hope you are staying healthy and safe. Today I am writing to inform you of a potential case of COVID-19 in our school ... [More]

Important Information from Cluster Teachers

Thu, Sep 30 4:57pm

Hello Parents!   Please view the document linked below for important information from the cluster teachers of PS20 - French, Dance, Music, Physical Education, and Library/Early Literacy:   https://doc ... [More]

PTA Meeting Minutes, Presentation, and Budget

Wed, Sep 29 12:55pm

The P.S. 20 PTA would like to thank everyone who was able to come to our Full Membership Meeting on September 23rd.  For those who were not able to attend, we are sharing the minutes and presentation ... [More]

Positive Case Covid 19

Tue, Sep 28 5:00pm

9/28/2021 4:10 PM Subject: Confirmed Case of COVID-19:  Dear P.S. 020 Clinton Hill at 225 ADELPHI STREET Community: The NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) and the NYC Test + Trace Cor ... [More]

Power outage update

Mon, Sep 27 5:34pm

Good Afternoon PS 20 Community, At approximately 12:30 PM today our building experienced an electrical service interruption.  Several classrooms experienced power outages and / or blinking lights.   W ... [More]

After school programs canceled

Mon, Sep 27 2:45pm

Dear After School families,   Due to the power outage in the building, we will have to cancel all after school programs. I am sorry for the inconvenience. Please contact your program director if you h ... [More]

Everyone is Safe - Electrical Fire @ PS20

Mon, Sep 27 1:25pm

Ms. Barbera just asked me to send a message to all parents via Konstella to let everyone know there was a small electrical fire in the basement of PS 20 and as a result the school was evacuated.   Eve ... [More]

PTA General Membership Meeting Recording

Mon, Sep 27 10:52am

We hope everyone had a great weekend.   We are still working on finalizing the PTA meeting minutes and the answers to the questions that were raised at the meeting or were sent to us - we hope to have ... [More]

Please join us this Thursday for the September PS 20 PTA General Membership Meeting

Tue, Sep 21 2:56pm

  Please join us this Thursday, September 23rd at 6pm for the September PS 20 PTA General Membership Meeting.    The meeting information is at the bottom of this message.   We look forward to virtuall ... [More]

Attention Families Grade 1 through Grade 5- IMPORTANT NOTICE

Mon, Sep 20 3:47pm

We need your consent for COVID testing for all students in grades 1 through 5.  For your convenience, hard copies will be sent home via back pack tomorrow Tuesday, September 21st.  Or you can file you ... [More]

DOE Health Screening

Fri, Sep 17 4:16pm

  Good Day   Please log onto https://healthsceening.schools.nyc                

School Closed

Wed, Sep 15 4:15pm

  Good Evening    This is a reminder that all NYC Public Schools will be closed tomorrow, September 16th in observance of Yom Kippur. School will reopen on Friday, September 17th. 

Join your children's classrooms in Konstella!

Mon, Sep 13 4:18pm

Dear PS 20 community, Classrooms are now in Konstella. As a parent, you can add your children to their classroom by using the "Your children" option in the user menu, as shown below. You can do this w ... [More]

Mosaic Welcome Letter!

Sun, Sep 12 12:16pm

Dear Parents and Caregivers,    Welcome to a new school year! We are very excited to have the opportunity to serve your family for Fall 2021 as part of the Mosaic Afterschool Program.    From 2:40-6pm ... [More]

District 13 Return to School Webinar

Thu, Sep 9 3:55pm

When: Sep 9, 2021 07:00 PM Topic: District 13 Return to School   Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84105119329  

Friday: virtual meet & greet with teachers

Wed, Sep 8 8:08am

Dear PS 20 families, As mentioned in last week's PTA meeting, there will be virtual meet & greets with teachers this Friday Sept 10. You will get a Zoom invite from your children's teachers on Thursda ... [More]

P.S. 20 Reopening PTA Meeting Recording and Notes

Sun, Sep 5 8:58am

Hi everyone, Thanks for those of you who were able to attend the  PTA meeting about school reopening on September 2 from 6-7:30.  For those of you who couldn't make it, we are attaching the recording ... [More]

Konstella classroom content will be archived -- download/copy messages & photos now to keep it.

Fri, Sep 3 10:16am

Dear PS 20 teachers and families, Early next week we will be archiving all Konstella classrooms, events, and announcements, ahead of the start of classes on Sept 13.  If there's anything you want to h ... [More]

Reminder: Back to School PTA Meeting with Ms. Barbera Tonight (9/2/21) 6-7:30pm

Thu, Sep 2 2:59pm

Just a reminder, the PTA is hosting a Back to School Meeting with Ms. Barbera, so parents can hear about what preparations are being made for students to return on Monday, September 13th, updates on h ... [More]

Mosaic Registration Live at 12pm today!

Wed, Sep 1 9:41am

Good morning PS 20 families! Mosaic registration will go LIVE at 12pm today, September 1st. Be sure to create or update your profile on Sawyer, our registration platform, if you haven't done so alread ... [More]

The Back to School Virtual PTA meeting scheduled for tomorrow, September 1st will be postponed to make room for families to attend the Back to School Forum hosted by the Department of Education

Tue, Aug 31 3:00pm

The virtual PTA meeting will be rescheduled for Thursday September 2nd 6:00 PM- 7:30 PM The NYC Department of Education will be hosting a series of virtual Back-to-School Family Forums led by the boro ... [More]

Supply lists

Tue, Aug 31 11:35am

Hi P.S. 20 community,   We know that there have been many questions about supply lists.  The school apologizes for the delay as Ms. Barbera and the teachers are currently revising the supply lists to ... [More]

P.S. 20 Reopening

Sun, Aug 29 10:43pm

Dear PS 20 Community, As we get closer to school reopening, we understand that you have many questions and concerns about the 2021-2022 school year. Last week the Mayor and Chancellor Porter announced ... [More]

Registration for Mosaic!

Fri, Aug 27 11:18am

Hello PS 20 families! We’re writing to update you on some details about the Mosaic program and registration for the coming year. The Mosaic afterschool program will be offered to grades Pre-K - 5, beg ... [More]

Mosaic Afterschool!

Thu, Aug 5 2:31pm

Hello PS 20 families! We are actively planning Mosaic's return, and can't wait to see your children this school year!   A few things to note for now: Registration for Mosaic will open in late August. ... [More]

DOT Parent Workshop

Tue, Jul 6 11:43am

Good morning,   I hope you had a wonderful 4th of July Weekend!   NYC DOT is pleased to announce our summer safety workshops for parents and caregivers which is scheduled to begin next week!   Attache ... [More]

ONE LAST GOODBYE & THANK YOU!

Sat, Jun 26 1:07am

PS 20 Family, So it's officially the 1st day of summer vacation and I just wanted to take one final opportunity to thank you and celebrate you!   This year has been marked by highs and lows, but we we ... [More]

IPAD TEAM

Thu, Jun 24 4:15pm

Dear Family   Our records show that your student has a DOE iPad that was loaned out to support remote or hybrid learning during the pandemic response. Here are some important things to know: If your s ... [More]

Watch PS20 Talent Show Now!

Tue, Jun 22 7:51am

PS20 Talent Show 2021 is now available for streaming, on demand! https://flipgrid.com/0c88643b It's not too late to submit a performance, either! Super big round of applause for our only THREE perform ... [More]

REMINDER! Picture Day Pictures Are Ready!

Mon, Jun 21 9:55am

Picture day pictures are ready! All orders need to be placed by Wednesday, June 23rd and will be shipped directly to you!  15% of all sales go to the PS20 PTA!   To see your child's gallery please fol ... [More]

P.S.20 Families' Reminder : Support the P.S.20 PTA $1 Rummage Sale! EXTENDED to dropoff and pickup time this week!

Mon, Jun 21 12:40am

 Dear P.S.20 families,   The Rummage, the first pilot at P.S.20 did make so many families happy to donate and grab some extraordinary deals, on Saturday!   Due to a popular demand to have more days, t ... [More]

A Thank You note for Meryem and Law and those who have served - THANK YOU PTA Muscle!

Fri, Jun 18 3:27pm

Dear PS20 Community, The PTA board and PS20 families would like to acknowledge the stellar service of our two co-presidents Meryem Bencheikh-Ellis and Lawrence (Law) Watford.  In these unlikely times ... [More]

Flowers Are Here! - Last-minute orders available!

Thu, Jun 17 10:36am

If you ordered flowers, they will be available for pick-up today outside the main entrance between 1:30pm - 2:30pm.   We did order a few extra, so if you'd like to place a last-minute order, you can d ... [More]

#PS20RummageSale 2021

Tue, Jun 15 3:03pm

#PS20PTA$1Rummage Sale is this Saturday, June 19 from 11am-3pm in the School Yard on Clermont Ave. Dear P.S.20 Families,   #Sustainability is making a final call to all of us at #PS20, before the end ... [More]

ANNOUNCEMENT: NEW P-EBT FUNDS FOR CURRENT SCHOOL YEAR

Tue, Jun 15 12:29pm

Dear  P.S.20 families, This is an update on the P-EBT (Pandemic) funds issued per child per the school year 2020-2021. Please read carefully. If you are not in financial need of the P-EBT issued to yo ... [More]

#PS20JuneMovieNight: LAST MOVIE NIGHT OF THE YEAR 2020-2021. FRIDAY JUNE 18TH AT 7PM. DEDICATED TO OUR P.S.20 SENIOR CLASS 2021.

Mon, Jun 14 8:02pm

LAST MOVIE NIGHT OF THE YEAR 2020-2021 FRIDAY JUNE 18TH AT 7PM DEDICATED TO OUR P.S.20 SENIOR CLASS 2021   Dear P.S.20 families,   This is it! The end of the #SchoolYear is approaching fast and furiou ... [More]

THANK YOU For Supporting $5K FOR PS20! THE FINAL TOTAL IS....

Sun, Jun 13 6:22pm

PS20 Family, After a couple of days to regroup and process, I just wanted to take a moment and say THANK YOU to the entire PS20 community for making Friday’s event a great success!!!   It was truly aw ... [More]

Last Day To Order Flowers + Call For Volunteers!

Sun, Jun 13 3:23pm

In case you missed it, we are running the flower fundraiser again in the month of June!   Flowers will be available on Thursday, June 17, from 1:30-2:30pm.  We are accepting orders until today at 7pm. ... [More]

Last Day of the PS 20 Silent Auction!

Sat, Jun 12 1:44pm

Yesterday's Social Justice Run is just another reminder of how amazing PS 20 is! Let's continue to support our amazing school and get all our bids in for the online auction! It ends tonight at 8pm! Se ... [More]

$5K FOR PS20 - SOCIAL JUSTICE RUN Important information

Fri, Jun 11 12:29am

Hello PS20 Family!  TOMORROW, JUNE 11TH is the date of our 1st Annual $5K for PS20 SOCIAL JUSTICE RUN!!!  This will be the first event since the 2020 Brotherhood Dinner to bring together our entire sc ... [More]

PS 20 Online Auction Extended to SATURDAY!

Thu, Jun 10 4:57pm

By popular demand we are extending the online auction ONE MORE DAY! The auction will now close Saturday at 8pm!   Gifts, experiences and a bit of self love can all be bid on to support our amazing sch ... [More]

PS 20 Online Auction!

Thu, Jun 10 8:36am

Thank you to all who have already started bidding! We have already reached 46% of our goal!   There are vacation homes, a personal shopper at Greenlight Bookstore and gift certificate to buy books(!!) ... [More]

The PS 20 Online Auction Live at Midnight!

Tue, Jun 8 8:13am

The fun begins tonight at midnight! The PS 20 Online Auction will be live!   There are so many fun items and experiences! Find what is right for you and start bidding to support our amazing school! Se ... [More]

Power Outage at PS Good Day20

Mon, Jun 7 1:42pm

Good Day PS 20 Families   This message is to inform you that there is a power outage at the school. The source of the outage was a manhole fire On Myrtle Ave. The building is not in any danger, the st ... [More]

$5k For PS20 - Event Breakdown Video for All

Sat, Jun 5 9:06pm

Dear Teachers & Families,   We are excited about our upcoming benefit run supporting the DEI Fund. We have put together a 30 minute video with all the information.  Watch Video Here!   Here are some p ... [More]

Anti-racism in District 13 with Keynote Speaker Dr.. Ibram X. Kendi

Fri, Jun 4 7:55pm

  Please read the attachment

Picture Day Pictures Are Ready!

Fri, Jun 4 2:16pm

Picture day pictures are ready! All orders need to be placed by Wednesday, June 23rd and will be shipped directly to you!  15% of all sales go to the PS20 PTA!   To see your child's gallery please fol ... [More]

School Closed

Fri, Jun 4 1:28pm

    Tuesday, June 8th is a Professional Development Day  for the teachers It  is a Non- Attendance for the students 

FREE COVID-19 VACCINATION CLINIC

Thu, Jun 3 8:09am

MARK MORRIS DANCE GROUP IN PARTNERSHIP WITH NYC HEALTH & HOSPITALS TEST + TRACE CORPS Where: 3 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn 11217 When:  Thurs., June 3 – Sat., June 5 5pm-10pm NO APPOINTMENT NEEDED Pfiz ... [More]

Mosaic Afterschool Program Fall 2021 Survey

Wed, Jun 2 11:58am

Hello Ps. 20  parents and caregivers, Hope all is well. I know you have many questions about what afterschool may look like for the upcoming school year. We are working on answers, and need your help! ... [More]

District 13 Chancellor Town Hall Tomorrow 6:30-7:30PM

Tue, Jun 1 5:03pm

Dear PS 20 Community,   Please attend the District 13 Chancellor Town Hall tomorrow- Wednesday, June 2nd   from 6:30-7:30PM. Register by using the registration link below, copy and past in your browse ... [More]

Non Attendance Day for Students- School building will be closed

Tue, Jun 1 1:04pm

  NON ATTENDANCE DAY FOR ALL STUDENTS THE SCHOOL BUILDING WILL BE CLOSED    THURSDAY, JUNE 3, 2021

What's Happening

Fri, May 28 2:33pm

   

$5K for PS20 Fundraiser for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Fund

Fri, May 28 9:26am

Dear PS20 Families,  The PTA is hosting our 1st annual $5K for PS 20 social justice benefit run at Fort Greene Park on June 11, 2021. Our goal is to raise $5,000 for the PTA's Diversity, Equity and In ... [More]

Online Auction June 9-11th! Last call for donations!

Tue, May 25 7:16am

PS 20 Community-   Get excited for our online auction coming June 9-11th! We have some really exciting items- vacation homes, beautiful gifts (jewelry, pottery, etc..), summer camps, and gift cards to ... [More]

September Reopening - Message from Chancellor Meisha Porter

Mon, May 24 8:22am

Dear Families,  First, thank you. I know the past year has required resiliency, determination, flexibility, and sacrifices from all of us, and from you in particular. You have taken on new roles that ... [More]

PTA General Meeting Minutes 5/19 - Check out the New PTA Board Members

Sat, May 22 2:40pm

A big congratulations and welcome to our new and returning Board members for the 2021-2022 school year! We thank you in advance for your commitment to PS 20 and look forward to an exciting school year ... [More]

Department of Environmental Protection DEP ART and POETRY WATER CHAMPIONS!! Congratulations to Orea and Aaron our own PS20 Scholars!

Fri, May 21 3:33am

DEP Water Resources organized in March 2021, the 35th Annual Art & Poetry contest among 1300 students in NYC from 2nd to 12th grade. Students were asked to be creative about the theme of WATER and NY  ... [More]

Town Hall with Chancellor Miesha Porter

Thu, May 20 9:37am

CEC 13 Chancellor Town Hall with Chancellor Miesha Porter    

Pick-up for May Flowers is TODAY! Plus, a few last-minute orders possible

Thu, May 20 7:00am

If you ordered flowers in the May Flowers fundraiser, pick-up day is today!  Flowers will be available in front of the school building, 225 Adelphi, between 1:30-2:30pm.     PLUS, good news, if you mi ... [More]

TOMORROW: Friday May 21st at 7PM: #PS20MovieNIght: "Raya and the last dragon"!

Thu, May 20 6:06am

Dear PS20 Families,   As promised, #PS20MovieNight for the Month of May is happening!   Friday, May 21st at 7 PM #PS20MovieNight is back with a unanimous students' vote for the sensational "Raya and t ... [More]

Picture Day Retakes Will Be Remote

Mon, May 17 3:17pm

If you missed picture day you may sign up here to schedule a REMOTE photo session with Stomping Ground!  **All remote photo shoots have to be scheduled and done by Sunday, May 23rd**   ALL pictures wi ... [More]

PS20 TALENT SHOW 2021: "POSITIVITY"

Mon, May 17 1:34pm

Dear PS20 Family,  Talent Show 2021 will once again be online on Flipgrid: https://flipgrid.com/0c88643b Join Code: 0c88643b You will need to use your child's DOE account to log on. (By now, we all kn ... [More]

PS 20 Online Auction!

Mon, May 17 9:54am

PS 20 Community   Get excited for our online auction coming June 9-11th! We have some really exciting items- vacation homes, beautiful gifts (jewelry, pottery, etc..), summer camps, and gift cards to ... [More]

3K Program at PS 20

Fri, May 14 1:06pm

Dear PS 20 Community,  New 3-K for All programs throughout the city have been added to the application for the upcoming school year.  PS 20 will now offer 3K class in September 2021.   If you, or some ... [More]

Message form the Chancellor: Meisha Porter. "May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month"

Fri, May 14 7:31am

May 12, 2021   Dear Families,   As you may know, May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month. This is the time when we celebrate the culture, history, and contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific ... [More]

LAST DAY TO ORDER: May Flowers for PS20

Thu, May 13 8:30am

Title: PTA FUNDRAISER: May Flowers for PS20   Spring is here in all its glory. The PTA is partnering with Re:flourish, a local Black woman-owned floral studio, to celebrate.   Order a Re:flourish desi ... [More]

Confirmed Case of COVID-19: Close Contacts Quarantined

Wed, May 12 2:30pm

5/12/2021 2:20 PM Subject: Confirmed Case of COVID-19: Close Contacts Quarantined Dear P.S. 020 Clinton Hill at 225 ADELPHI STREET Community: The NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) an ... [More]

2 DAYS LEFT FOR GREEN ARTS - We can do this WE NEED $2,539.00

Wed, May 12 11:37am

Dear PS 20  Family and Green Arts supporters,   We have 2 days left to make it to receive a $5000 grant. We can do this! Ask wide and large, any amount! A bunch of small amounts make a big one!   IOBY ... [More]

Situation Room is investigating a potential COVID case in our school community

Wed, May 12 9:59am

5/12/2021 9:50 AM  Dear P.S. 020 Clinton Hill at 225 ADELPHI STREET Community:   I hope you are staying healthy and safe. Today I am writing to inform you of a potential case of COVID-19 in our school ... [More]

New York City School Survey

Tue, May 11 11:36am

  Good Day PS 20 Families Please complete your NYC School Survey today! You are not receiving survey access codes for your  families this year as you will use your child's  OSIS number to access the s ... [More]

PTA FUNDRAISER: May Flowers for PS20

Mon, May 10 10:22pm

Spring is here in all its glory. The PTA is partnering with Re:flourish, a local Black woman-owned floral studio, to celebrate.   Order a Re:flourish designed floral arrangement through the PTA, and a ... [More]

Reminder: Picture Day

Fri, May 7 7:55am

PS 20 Picture Day! Support the school and get cute photos of your kid(s) from Stomping Ground! Click here for more information Wednesday, May 12th and Friday, May 14th All in person students will have ... [More]

Bringing the family pet to morning arrival and afternoon dismissal.

Fri, May 7 7:52am

 Hello PS 20 Families:   I am writing this note asking all dog owners to please be mindful when bringing your dog with you to drop off and pick up your children.  Now that we are lining up on the narr ... [More]

2021-2022 DOE School Year Calendar

Tue, May 4 1:35pm

  Good Day   Attached you will find the 2021-2022 DOE School Calendar. 

PRINCIPAL APPRECIATION and TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK!!!

Mon, May 3 11:09am

Hello PS 20 Family, Welcome to May at PS20!  Not only are we just 7 weeks from the end of the school year, but we're also at the first day of our return to 5 day in-person learning as well as PRINCIPA ... [More]

PS 20 Auction Donations Needed!!

Fri, Apr 30 7:44am

It is time for the annual PS20 School Auction! While it won’t look exactly the same as in the past, it is still an exciting way to support the PS 20 community... and of course get some really cool stu ... [More]

In- Person Learning update

Wed, Apr 28 1:23pm

Dear PS 20 Families: As you know we are planning to provide 5 days per week in person learning to all students currently attending the Blended Learning Program.   The overwhelming majority of families ... [More]

April is #EarthMonth and today is "Coast to Coast school garden tour, from the Big Island of Hawaii to Washington, DC led by students!"

Tue, Apr 27 10:21am

Dear families,   Please join this exciting event LIVE from 1 PM to 1:45 PM, today, April 27th.    Register at https://growingschoolgardens.org/   This event is open to ALL, classrooms, teachers, remot ... [More]

#PS20MovieNight: THANK YOU PS20 families.

Sat, Apr 24 3:25pm

Dear P.S.20 Families,   Thank you for coming yesterday on a coolish night with your chairs, blankets, and your blankies! PS20 schoolyard had never looked so beautiful! We are counting our blessings an ... [More]

MOVIE NIGHT IS SOLD OUT

Fri, Apr 23 1:26pm

Hello Families,   The PTA truly appreciates your enthusiasm for our first movie night. Many of you have RSPV'd. So much that we are officially at capacity.   We are doing our best to make lemonade out ... [More]

#PS20MovieNight outdoors logistics: COVID19 regulations and sustainability protocol.

Fri, Apr 23 2:14am

Dear families,   Today will be our first #PS20MovieNightOutdoors and we are all very excited.   We would like to thank the DOE who is now allowing schools to organize Art-related events outdoors, and ... [More]

ZERO WASTE MOVIE NIGHT

Thu, Apr 22 8:56pm

Dear PS 20 Families,   As PS 20 strives to support sustainability and teach our students to be earth-friendly citizens, we are encouraging families to bring your own reusable plates and water bottles ... [More]

Parents Voting on CEC Elections

Thu, Apr 22 2:53pm

Good Day   Please open and read the attached document.

PS 20 Auction Donations!

Mon, Apr 19 6:24pm

It is time for the annual PS20 School Auction! While it won’t look exactly the same as in the past, it is still an exciting way to support the PS 20 community... and of course get some really cool stu ... [More]

PS 20's Outdoor Movie Night Update

Sun, Apr 18 6:49am

Hello Families,   The recess yard can safely hold up to 60 families, each placed 6 feet apart. It is important that you reserve your family's space due to the capacity limit.   PLEASE RSVP HERE

PS 20's First Outdoor Movie Night

Sat, Apr 17 5:21pm

RSVP HERE

Parent Chat and Chew Updated Link

Thu, Apr 15 1:13pm

PS 20 Parents:  "Chat and Chew"    Please Join Principal Barbera on Thursday April 15 at 3:00 PM for the monthly Chat and Chew.   The purpose of the monthly Chat and Chew is to keep an open line of co ... [More]

Shop Local AND Support PS20 with ShopIN.nyc

Thu, Apr 15 4:56am

Bagels & lox from Russ & Daughters? Olives, dates, and your favorite baklava from Sahadis?  Paper Towels? Masks?    Now you can support PS20 when you shop local! ShopIN.nyc is an online "everything st ... [More]

Confirmed Case of COVID-19

Wed, Apr 14 3:51pm

4/14/2021 3:05 PM Subject: Confirmed Case of COVID-19: Close Contacts Quarantined Dear P.S. 020 Clinton Hill at 225 ADELPHI STREET Community: The NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) an ... [More]

Potential case of COVID-19 in our school community

Wed, Apr 14 11:13am

4/14/2021 10:18 AM   Dear P.S. 020 Clinton Hill at 225 ADELPHI STREET Community:   I hope you are staying healthy and safe. Today I am writing to inform you of a potential case of COVID-19 in our scho ... [More]

Important message for families of new students returning to school from Remote Learning during the week of April 26th

Tue, Apr 13 8:03am

Dear Families:    We welcome your student back to school for in person learning during the week of April 26th.  Individual class placement and weekly schedules will be sent to you in a subsequent emai ... [More]

Blended Learning opt-in.

Mon, Apr 12 5:37pm

Hello PS 20 Community:  26 PS 20 families opted into in-person learning . As you are aware, the last opt-in window ended this past Friday, April 9.   We will welcome students across grade levels back ... [More]

PS20 PTA Board Meeting Minutes - Take a Read, Get Involved

Mon, Apr 12 6:33am

Hello Family and Community,   Please find the minutes from the PTA board meeting April 9, 2021, attached. Please read.  If you have questions or thoughts and want to get involved email us at board@ps2 ... [More]

YOU ARE PTA!! Join the PS 20 PTA 2021-2022 Executive Board!

Sun, Apr 11 5:18am

YOU ARE PTA!!  Join the PS 20 PTA 2021-2022 Executive Board!  PTA ELECTION DATE: WED, May 19th   Executive Board Elections FAQs   How do I nominate a candidate? Nominations can be submitted via email ... [More]

GREEN ARTS FUNDRAISER - WE ARE CLOSE TO OUR GOAL FOR OUR $5000 MATCH

Sun, Apr 11 5:16am

Dear PS 20  Family and Green Arts supporters,   Thanks to your generous support last year, our innovative Green Arts program has continued to thrive, even during this very trying year. In-person stude ... [More]

Parham Park incident on Sunday April 4

Fri, Apr 9 5:12pm

     Dear PS 20 Community:          As many of you already heard there was an assault on a child in Parham playground on Sunday April 2.   I contacted the NYPD and received confirmation from the Anti- ... [More]

YOU ARE PTA!! Join the PS 20 PTA 2021-2022 Executive Board!

Fri, Apr 9 3:36pm

YOU ARE PTA!!  Join the PS 20 PTA 2021-2022 Executive Board!  PTA ELECTION DATE: WED, May 19th   Executive Board Elections FAQs   How do I nominate a candidate? Nominations can be submitted via email ... [More]

Join Chancellor Porter at New York Urban League's Virtual Town Hall, Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at 6PM.

Wed, Apr 7 2:07pm

  Join Chancellor Porter at New York Urban League's Virtual Town Hall, Wednesday, April 7, 2021   Hello and Good Afternoon Parent Leaders FYI and Please share! New York Urban League Virtual Town Hall ... [More]

Picture Day

Wed, Apr 7 8:29am

PS 20 Picture Day! Support the school and get cute photos of your kid(s) from Stomping Ground! Click here for more information Wednesday, May 12th and Friday, May 14th     A few notes for families to ... [More]

April Calendar

Sun, Apr 4 9:48am

The Clinton Hill School PS 20  April 2021  Week of  Monday  Tuesday  Wednesday  Thursday  Friday  April  1-2                     1  Spring Recess  2  Spring Recess  April   5-9  5  B  6  A      7  A  ... [More]

MYRTLE Avenue EASTER EGG HUNT

Tue, Mar 30 2:16pm

Myrtle Avenue Easter Hunt Saturday, April 3, 11am-1pm at Myrtle Avenue Plaza (Corner of Myrtle and Hall St.) Masks required.    The Easter Bunny will be extra busy this year, preparing for a very uniq ... [More]

A CALL FOR SUPPORT OF GREEN ARTS - PLEASE READ

Sun, Mar 28 7:24am

Dear PS 20  Family and Green Arts supporters,   Thanks to your generous support last year, our innovative Green Arts program has continued to thrive, even during this very trying year. In-person stude ... [More]

SPRING BREAK, HOMESTRETCH AND TURNING THE PAGE - JOIN US!!!

Fri, Mar 26 6:17pm

As of 2PM on Friday, it is officially Spring Break!  For many of us, this winter was a tough one, but you've made it; we've made it!   When we return from the break we'll be in the homestretch, with j ... [More]

SPRING BREAK, HOMESTRETCH AND TURNING THE PAGE - JOIN US!!!

Fri, Mar 26 5:04pm

  Hello PS20 Family, As of 2PM on Friday, it is officially Spring Break!  For many of us, this winter was a tough one, but you've made it; we've made it!   When we return from the break we'll be in th ... [More]

Holiday Travel

Fri, Mar 26 12:00pm

A Note from Chancellor Porter:  Happy Friday! As we look towards spring break, we want to make sure that all our families stay healthy and safe next week by minimizing travel as much as possible. Plea ... [More]

BUY LOCAL & SUPPORT PS20 - Easy way to contribute with your local favorites

Thu, Mar 25 7:36am

Bagels & lox from Russ & Daughters? Olives, dates, and your favorite baklava from Sahadis?  Paper Towels? Masks?    Now you can support PS20 when you shop local! ShopIN.nyc is an online "everything st ... [More]

MAYOR BILL DE BLASIO AND SCHOOLS CHANCELLOR MEISHA PORTER ANNOUNCE $130 MILLION RESTORATION TO SCHOOL BUDGETS: "funding equivalent to 100% of each schools' enrollment loss against their projections will be restored"

Thu, Mar 25 1:54am

Congratulations to all NYC schools! Parents from NYC schools and NYC Council members  joined forces to get the money back into the schools! #noclawback2021 From Council Member Brad Lander: "Back in De ... [More]

Positive Case 3-24-2021

Wed, Mar 24 3:46pm

3/24/2021 3:37 PM Subject: Confirmed Case of COVID-19: Close Contacts Quarantined Dear P.S. 020 Clinton Hill at 225 ADELPHI STREET Community: The NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) an ... [More]

Opt in period for Remote Learning Families

Mon, Mar 22 5:38pm

As you all know the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) updated its recommendations for physical distancing in schools, decreasing it from six feet to three feet for students.  We were also told by DOE ... [More]

Principal for a Day

Mon, Mar 22 2:31pm

 Principal for a Day - Beckett Kirschner.         Beckett is excited to serve as your principal tomorrow. He was at school today preparing a schedule with Ms. Barbera.  One of the tasks at hand was to ... [More]

Message for our Asian Families and PS20 community

Fri, Mar 19 9:18pm

PS 20 Family, It is evident that we are in trying times right now.  Even as we wrestle with the complex reality of COVID, it's clear that life has offered us no reprieve from the tragic reality of rac ... [More]

A message from the District 13 Superintendent: Standing with our Asian-American Community.

Fri, Mar 19 12:13pm

Chat and Chew technical difficulties

Thu, Mar 18 9:28am

Hello Parents, Apologies for thr technical difficulties in loggingon to the meeting. A new link will be sent shortly.

New Link Chat and Chew

Thu, Mar 18 9:27am

L Barbera is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: Chat and chew new link Time: Mar 18, 2021 09:30 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82017893965?pw ... [More]

Food Bank Mobile Pantry

Thu, Mar 18 8:27am

Parent Chat and Chew 9:15-10:00 Zoom Meeting: ID: 868 3252 1770 ; Passcode: 231157

Thu, Mar 18 7:25am

L Barbera is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: Parent Chat and Chew 9:15 AM-10:00 AM Time: Mar 18, 2021 09:15 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j ... [More]

PTA Town Hall - Meeting is open if you want to come chat! Official start time 6pm

Wed, Mar 17 4:45pm

https://nycdoe.zoom.us/j/89801068374?pwd=T2tqZnFIUTd5bnZ1d0VLeFRxUUYxZz09 Meeting ID: 898 0106 8374 Passcode: 831272   Prior to entering the meeting, you will be directed to a waiting room where we wi ... [More]

PS 20 TOWN HALL FOR THE FUTURE: From PTA CO-PRESIDENTS

Tue, Mar 16 1:21pm

Hello P.S. 20 Family, Please join us this Wednesday at 6pm for our community Town Hall where we'd like to assess where we are as a school community and talk about the path ahead as we look forward to ... [More]

Weekend Wellness

Tue, Mar 16 10:54am

View in browser Subscribe to School Wellness Weekly (opens in new window) Missed an issue? Visit our archive website (opens in new window)  ‌       School Wellness Weekly   March 11, 2021     Weekend ... [More]

Positve Covid 19 Case

Fri, Mar 12 2:03pm

3/12/2021      Subject: Confirmed Case of COVID-19: Close Contacts Quarantined   Dear P.S. 020 Clinton Hill at 225 ADELPHI STREET Community:   The NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) a ... [More]

Report Card Grading

Wed, Mar 3 2:07pm

 Please read  the attached information

Chancellor Letter to Families

Wed, Mar 3 11:40am

Please read the attached letter to families from the Chancellor Richard Carranza

Student Led Conferences

Tue, Mar 2 10:23am

 Good Day PS 20 Families   This is a reminder to you that on Thursday, March 4th will be Student Led Conferences. The students will be dismissed at 11:00am.  Please be sure to schedule an appointment ... [More]

Mending the Fabric of Democracy - info below and flyer attached

Fri, Feb 26 3:58pm

BRING CIVIC EDUCATION TO ALL SCHOOLS NOW Recent events have vividly shown that trust in our nation’s democratic institu- tions and constitutional values is frayed. The fabric of our democracy is clear ... [More]

March Cohort Calendar

Fri, Feb 26 8:09am

Student-Led Conferences

Fri, Feb 26 8:03am

Student Led Conferences take place on Thursday March 4th.     Blended Learning students will be dismissed at 11:00AM sharp. Conferences run between 12:00 Noon and 7:00PM.  You must schedule an appoint ... [More]

Kids Heart Challenge is in full swing!

Wed, Feb 24 8:50am

Hi PS 20   Kids Heart Challenge is in full swing! Every single dollar you raise during our program will help kids and families build healthier lives. We are so proud of our school community for making ... [More]

Food Bank of New York City Food Distribution

Mon, Feb 22 3:50pm

Building Cleared to Reopen

Fri, Feb 19 4:46pm

2/19/2021 12:20 PM   Subject: School Building Cleared for Reopening   Dear P.S. 20 - BROOKLYN at 225 ADELPHI STREET Families:     Today I am writing to share an important update about our school build ... [More]

IMPORTANT SCHOOL OPENING INFORMATION

Fri, Feb 19 7:54am

Hello PS20 Families, Many of you have received the notice from the DOE Situation Room indicating that the school building must be closed through the 24th.  However the latest update (forthcoming) from ... [More]

P.S.20 closure until 2.24.2021

Tue, Feb 16 12:21pm

Subject: 10 Day Bldg Closure Due to Multiple Confirmed Cases     Dear P.S. 20 - BROOKLYN at 225 ADELPHI STREET Families:     I’m writing to inform you that following an initial 24 hour closure of our ... [More]

Please Be Advised

Sun, Feb 7 7:38pm

Good Evening PS20 Community Please be advised that only Class 3-324 will be  quarantined only.  The first Konstella message was sent  in error to the school community. The second message was sent info ... [More]

1 Positve case

Sun, Feb 7 7:11pm

Subject: Confirmed Case of COVID-19: Close Contacts Quarantined  Dear P.S. 020 Clinton Hill at 225 ADELPHI STREET Community:  The NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) and the NYC Test + ... [More]

1 Positive Covid-19 Case in Class 3-324

Sun, Feb 7 7:05pm

Dear Member of P.S. 020 Clinton Hill at 225 ADELPHI STREET class 3-324:   Your child has had close contact with an individual in our school community who has tested positive for COVID-19. According to ... [More]

OUTDOOR CLASSROOM OUTOF COMMISSION

Sat, Feb 6 1:03pm

Hello Families, The outdoor classroom in the courtyard is currently off limits as it has sustained some damage due to the snow.  Please advise your children to not play or go near it. Our wonderful ma ... [More]

February Cohort calendar

Wed, Feb 3 4:41pm

PTA General Meeting Minutes January 20, 2021

Tue, Feb 2 2:04pm

Dear Community,   Please find attached the minutes from our last PTA general meeting. Please note the upcoming PTA board meeting on Friday February 5th at 10am. Topic: PTA Board Meeting https://nycdoe ... [More]

District 13 Middle School Enrollment Forum: February 1 st, from 6 PM to 7 PM.

Sun, Jan 31 4:36pm

Dear families,   The District 13 Superintendent Kamar Samuels, will be holding a Townhall/Forum about Middle School Enrollment tomorrow, February 01, from 6 PM to 7 PM.   ZOOM MEETING ID: 812 1810  58 ... [More]

SAVE THE DATE - KIDS HEART CHALLENGE

Fri, Jan 29 1:42pm

  Hello PS20 Community we are happy to announce we are partnering with the American Heart Association this year. We hope to be an ongoing partnership that will support and add on our communities under ... [More]

15% off PS 20 Merchandise Today!

Wed, Jan 27 2:23pm

PS 20 merchandise is now available!  15% off TODAY - Wednesday, January 27th!  Support our school while rocking our fabulous new merchandise!  Masks, sweatshirts, water bottles and so much more! Start ... [More]

A Spotlight on Black History

Tue, Jan 26 4:12pm

Good Evening PS 20 Families   I hope that you and your families are safe and well. I am sure that we all agree that the pandemic has taken a toll on our minds, our bodies and our souls. We all long fo ... [More]

Postive Covid-19 Case with no school community contact

Mon, Jan 25 2:09pm

1/25/2021 9:14 AM     Subject: Confirmed Case of COVID-19 but NO exposure to School Community     Dear P.S. 020 Clinton Hill at 225 ADELPHI STREET Community:   Today we are writing to inform you that ... [More]

Regarding 5 days a week school Mandate

Mon, Jan 25 12:24pm

Hello Parents, There have been some questions regarding the implementation of the 5 day school week mandate sent down from the Mayor and the Chancellor.  At PS 20 some families were offered invitation ... [More]

PS 20 Beautiful Facemask Celebration on Flipgrid

Fri, Jan 22 2:16pm

We are happy to announce the PS20 Beautiful Facemask Celebration on Flipgrid.    This celebration is open to all students and staff.  This celebration is to encourage students and staff to create thei ... [More]

SCHOOL TEMPORARY WI-FI OUTAGE AT 225 ADELPHI

Thu, Jan 21 9:59am

DEAR PARENTS, Principal Barbera wanted to notify the community of a temporary wi-fi outage at the school that may have disrupted some of today's learning activities - particularly for teachers teachin ... [More]

MLK DAY MESSAGE FROM PTA CO-PRES

Mon, Jan 18 12:07pm

Hello PS 20 Family, Happy Martin Luther King Day!   Today is the day that we take time out to honor and reflect on the legacy of a man (an American) who sacrificed his life for the cause of freedom, j ... [More]

NEW PS 20 Merchandise!

Mon, Jan 18 10:38am

NEW PS 20 merchandise is now available!  Support our school while rocking our fabulous new merchandise!  Masks, sweatshirts, water bottles and so much more! Start your shopping!     https://shop.sprea ... [More]

Revised message for Chat and Chew with correct date

Wed, Jan 13 3:41pm

PS 20 Parents:  "Chat and Chew"    Please Join Principal Barbera on Friday January 15, 2021 at 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM for the monthly Chat and Chew.   The purpose of the monthly Chat and Chew is to keep a ... [More]

CEC 13 monthly meeting

Tue, Jan 12 1:13pm

Hello D13 Community,   Please join CEC 13 tonight for our Calendar and Business meeting. There will be:   A presentation from SCA (School Constuction Authority) Superintendent discussion on Middle Sch ... [More]

Parent Workshops

Thu, Jan 7 2:30pm

Dear partner,   Happy New Year!   The Child Mind Institute’s School and Community Programs team would like to invite you to join us for our upcoming Caregiver Support Workshops. Our three workshop ser ... [More]

A message form our GreenArts gardening teacher Mr. Jonathan: Jars needed for bulb planting. #Tisthetime #plantingSeason #GreenArtsatPS20

Wed, Jan 6 11:29am

Dear families,   Happy New Year from our GreenArts committee!    We need all hands on deck! Mr. Jonathan our gardening teacher at PS20, is launching a bulb planting class with our students.  #happyjar ... [More]

Important Principal's Letter

Mon, Jan 4 1:20pm

Happy New Year! (and preparing to return to school)

Sun, Jan 3 5:32pm

The PTA wants to wish everyone a happy and healthy new year.  We are excited about what 2021 may bring for our community and hope for some normalcy on the horizon.    Just a few reminders as we start ... [More]

PTA General meeting minutes 12/22 - Next PTA General Meeting Wednesday January 20 - 6pm

Sat, Jan 2 3:38pm

 Please find the attachment for the December 22 PTA general meeting minutes below. Next PTA general meeting will be on Wednesday January 20th at 6pm.   Topic: PTA General Meeting https://nycdoe.zoom.u ... [More]

48 Hour Left for 2020 Giving

Wed, Dec 30 12:17pm

JOIN US in making our way to $50,000 for PS 20! Thank you to each of you who have already donated to support our 2020-21 Annual Appeal! We are thrilled to have surpassed the $30,000 mark, thanks to la ... [More]

Middle School 266

Wed, Dec 23 6:16pm

   

Parent Letter from Richard Carranza

Wed, Dec 23 6:11pm

Giving Tree Thank You Letter

Wed, Dec 23 2:48pm

PS 20’s Holiday Gift Drive was a success!  We would like to thank everyone who donated gifts to our holiday gift drive.  Your donations helped to make this holiday season special for our students.  It ... [More]

Tomorrow is the LAST day! From 9:30 am to 3:30 pm. Tis' the season.......Ho ho ho ... The Scholastic Book Fair is in-person in the gymnasium of P.S.20 Clinton Hill School.

Tue, Dec 22

Dear families,   Parents and students of cohort B are welcome to visit the Scholastic bookfair at P.S.20 from 2 pm to 3:30 pm. All remote families are welcome to the bookfair as well, from 9:30 am to ... [More]

January Cohort Calendar

Tue, Dec 22 5:19pm

The Clinton Hill School PS 20   January 2021- Blended Learning     Week of   Monday   Tuesday   Wednesday   Thursday   Friday   January   1                   1   Happy New Year!   School Closed   No C ... [More]

Free School Meals during the Winter Break

Tue, Dec 22 5:08pm

  If you need or would like a meal (breakfast and lunch) :   The Following OFNS Food Hubs will be open during the winter recess: P.S. 256 P.S. 67 Brooklyn Tech High School   Meals will be available fr ... [More]

10 Days left for 2020 Giving

Mon, Dec 21 10:07am

JOIN US in making our way to $50,000 for PS 20! Thank you to each of you who have already donated to support our 2020-21 Annual Appeal!  If you have not yet donated, we urge you to consider a one-time ... [More]

District 13 Townhalls: Becoming an Anti- Racist District. Nikole Hannah-Jones, Pulitzer winner and parent at D13, guest speaker on Tuesday December 15th. Recording for parents who missed this Townhall.

Sat, Dec 19 5:49pm

Dear P.S.20 Families,   P.S.20 is part of NYC School District 13.    "District 13 encompasses the upscale townhouses of Brooklyn Heights, new high-rises along Flatbush Avenue Extension, sprawling publ ... [More]

Toy Drive

Sat, Dec 19 8:21am

update on MS Admissions and HS Admissions

Fri, Dec 18 10:31am

  Please read important documents

School Resumes on Friday, December 17th

Thu, Dec 17 11:07am

  Good Day P S 20 Families   I hope everyone is doing well and is safe.  Please take the time to enjoy this "Snowy Day" with your family.  Please note that school will resume tomorrow , December 17th ... [More]

Parent Coordinator will be In the school building on December 17th

Wed, Dec 16 5:47pm

  This message is to inform you that the Parent Coordinator, Ms. Colon will be in the building tomorrow. If you  need to call the school to ask a question she is available.  If you requested an IPad f ... [More]

School Closed

Wed, Dec 16 3:09pm

   

School Closure

Wed, Dec 16 2:50pm

Due to expected severe weather conditions, all New York City public school buildings will be closed tomorrow, Thursday, December 17, 2020. All instruction will take place remotely.     Learning Bridge ... [More]

The Giving Tree

Tue, Dec 15 4:01pm

    Good Day P S 20 Families All gifts for the "Giving Tree" are due by Monday, December 21st. If you were unable to get a snowflake and would still like to give a gift to  a student , you may do so. ... [More]

Chat and Chew

Tue, Dec 15 3:44pm

PS 20 Parents:  "Chat and Chew"    Please Join Principal Barbera on Thursday December 17, 2020 at 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM for the monthly Chat and Chew.   The purpose of the monthly Chat and Chew is to kee ... [More]

Inclement Weather Letter

Tue, Dec 15 11:36am

Health Q & A

Tue, Dec 15 11:33am

Families across the DOE are invited to attend another session of the #NYCOfficeHours series, during which they can ask city public health experts and DOE leadership questions about health and safety i ... [More]

GIVING TREE UPDATE!!!

Tue, Dec 15 9:02am

Hello PS 20 FAMILY! I am very happy to announce that ALL OF THE SNOWFLAKES ON THE GIVING TREE HAVE BEEN SPOKEN FOR!!! In other words, all 60 of the kids on the giving tree will have a gift. Thank you ... [More]

Fork+Pencil Book Distribution

Mon, Dec 14 8:24pm

Greetings PS 20 families,   Thank you to everyone who purchased books and signed up to volunteer with distribution! Due to this week’s projected storm, we will unfortunately be cancelling the distribu ... [More]

CEC and Townhall Meeting

Mon, Dec 14 3:35pm

Major Google Outage Knocks Out YouTube, Gmail, Classroom for About an Hour

Mon, Dec 14 8:20am

Parents, Please be aware of that a an outage at Google has cause issues with online learning this morning, according to news reports. Check your news listing for more details: https://www.nbcnewyork.c ... [More]

Three Important Things to Know

Fri, Dec 11 4:00pm

Three Important Things to Know: 1. Upcoming Chat & Chew with Principal Barbera. December 17, 9:15am-10am. This is an opportunity for parents and caregivers to connect with and discuss various topics w ... [More]

Holiday BOOK Fair STILL Going until tomorrow

Fri, Dec 11 7:55am

Good Day PS 20 Families,   On December 13th, the PS 20 PTA will be wrapping up our annual Holiday Fall Book Fair (http://www.forkandpencil.com/ps-20-brooklyn.html)    Due to COVID-19, our book fair wi ... [More]

The Giving Tree

Wed, Dec 9 6:39pm

  Good Evening PS 20 Families   I hope that all is well and everyone is keeping safe.  Please read the  attached  documents.   Be Well  

Cold Weather Letter To Parents

Wed, Dec 9 1:03pm

Dear PS 20 Families:    Please make sure that your child is properly dressed for the cold weather.    Students will be going outside to play during the cold winter months unless weather conditions cau ... [More]

GIFT IDEAS? COME SHOP AND FUNDRAISE FOR PS20

Wed, Dec 9 8:05am

HOLIDAY GIFTING THAT SUPPORTS PS20   Support your child’s school when you purchase gifts for the holidays!   A portion of all proceeds from the companies listed below are donated back to the PS20 PTA. ... [More]

URGENT MESSAGE FOR BLENDED STUDENTS

Fri, Dec 4 11:00am

  GOOD DAY PS 20 FAMILIES   THIS IS AN URGENT MESSAGE FOR STUDENTS WHO ARE BLENDED LEARNING. ALL STUDENTS WHO WILL BE RETURNING TO THE SCHOOL BUILDING MUST HAVE  COVID -19 TESTING CONSENT COMPLETED ON ... [More]

HOLIDAY GIFTING THAT SUPPORTS PS20

Fri, Dec 4 6:51am

HOLIDAY GIFTING THAT SUPPORTS PS20 Support your child’s school when you purchase gifts for the holidays! A portion of all proceeds from the companies listed below are donated back to the PS20 PTA. The ... [More]

Regarding the Mayor's announcement: Please Read

Wed, Dec 2 11:33am

Dear PS 20 Community,    By now you may have heard the Mayor's announcement in regard to changes in the DOE's blended learning and in-person policies. As has been the case throughout the pandemic, the ... [More]

JOIN US in making our way to $50,000 for PS 20!

Tue, Dec 1 4:36pm

JOIN US in making our way to $50,000 for PS 20! Thank you to each of you who have already donated to support an incredible launch of our 2020-21 Annual Appeal!  If you have not yet donated, we urge yo ... [More]

Covid Consent Letter

Tue, Dec 1 10:43am

    Good Day Families ,   Please open the attachment below to read the important document.

Let’s raise $50,000 to support PS 20!

Tue, Dec 1 6:43am

Let’s raise $50,000 to support PS 20! In a typical year, the PS 20 PTA spends approximately $250 per student to support programs and initiatives that support our children’s learning. We love our kids ... [More]

PTA Meeting Minutes and Treasurer Report

Mon, Nov 30 8:34am

Attached are the minutes and financial report from the 11.24.20 PTA meeting. One significant highlight is that the PTA is recruiting members of our community to assist with fundraising initiatives, si ... [More]

DOE is releasing plans today to re-open school buildings with enhanced weekly testing for COVID-19 in place for students and staff. Update for Families.

Sun, Nov 29 12:23pm

Happy Sunday dear PS20 community. Here is the latest from the DOE. This is an update for our families. Stay healthy, be safe.   Dear Parent Leaders,    I hope you had a restful Thanksgiving holiday th ... [More]

Update For Families Letter from the Chancellor

Wed, Nov 25 10:01am

  Please read the attached document

GENERAL PTA Meeting happening NOW!

Tue, Nov 24 6:10pm

Come and join!    

Parent Coordinator's contact information

Mon, Nov 23 9:53am

  Good Day P S 20 families   I hope all of you are safe and well. To ensure that your needs are met, I am asking that you contact me directly to assist you. You can reach me at (718) 795-5306 and my e ... [More]

Free Turkeys for PS 20 Families

Fri, Nov 20 5:11pm

  Good Evening PS 20 Families   This message is to announce that free turkeys are ready for distribution to  PS 20 Families. The former PS 20 Parent and PTA President Conna Cook will be distributing t ... [More]

Blended Students Only

Thu, Nov 19 1:35pm

This message is for Blended Learning Families Only:   Class materials / supplies will be available for pick up tomorrow between the hours of 2:00 PM and 4:00 PM for most Blended Learning Cohort groups ... [More]

District 13 Superintendent Kamar Samuels is having a Town Hall on Race and Enrollment. Tonight at 7PM.

Wed, Nov 18 6:44pm

    Dear P.S. 20 families,   The District 13 Superintendent, Mr. Kamar Samuels, and his District Leader Team are having a Town Hall on Race and Enrollment, this evening at 7 PM.   Wednesday, November ... [More]

School Closed Until Further Notice

Wed, Nov 18 4:14pm

  Good Day Families     As you may have heard NYC Public School  buildings will close officially tomorrow, Thursday, November 19th  until further notice . You can get detailed  information  about the ... [More]

Urgent Message to Parents

Wed, Nov 18 2:15pm

Dear Families,     I hope you and your loved ones are safe and healthy. All of us at the Department of Education have been so proud to witness the joy of students and educators reuniting and learning ... [More]

Middle School Open House

Tue, Nov 17 11:02am

  Hello,   Please remind your 5th and/or 8th grade families this week is:    The Young Women's Leadership School  Virtual Open House Week Mon Nov 16, Tues Nov 17, Wed Nov 18 @ 5:30pm Saturday Nov 21 @ ... [More]

Middle School Open House

Tue, Nov 17 10:25am

  Good Morning PS20 Family,   Hope all is well with you and yours. Please see the attached flyer for our upcoming open house. Please share it with your community. We are so excited about the progress ... [More]

Family and Student Information Session

Tue, Nov 17 9:45am

(Revised) Student Led Conferences

Mon, Nov 16 8:52am

    Good Day Families   This is a revised message in regard to the dismissal time for students on Thursday, November 19th.  The correct time for dismissal is 11:00am.  I apologize for the error.    

Student Led Conferences

Mon, Nov 16 8:32am

  Good Day Families  This is a reminder that Student Led Conferences will be on Thursday, November 19th.  The student will be dismissed at 11:30am. The conferences will be via Zoom. Please be sure to ... [More]

Chancellor's Letter

Fri, Nov 13 3:55pm

  Dear Parents   Please review the important parent letter from the chancellor. Click on the attachment.

Opt- In to Blended Learning

Fri, Nov 13 3:17pm

Good Evening Families   You will find attached the information and the link if you choose to opt in for Blended Learning.  If your child is Total Remote Learning and you would like to change to blende ... [More]

ACT NOW! TELL THE MAYOR AND CHANCELLOR THAT YOU DON'T AGREE WITH THEIR OPT-IN DECISION

Thu, Nov 12 8:50pm

Hello PS 20 Community, The election looks to be over, but this is when the real work begins.  Make your voice heard and let the Mayor and the Chancellor and the City Council know that their decision t ... [More]

11/6 Board Meeting Minutes + Blended vs Remote Data

Thu, Nov 12 7:00am

Good evening PS 20 parents,    Attached please find the minutes from the 11/6/20 Board Meeting.    Additionally, during the 10/28 General PTA meeting, parents asked for data regarding the number of re ... [More]

Reminder: Virtual "Chat and Chew" with P.S.20 Principal, Lena Barbera, Thursday November 12th at 10:15am.

Wed, Nov 11 2:06pm

Dear P.S.20 Families,     The Monthly Chat and Chew was a 40-minute meeting formally conducted once per month in the Art Studio.  Now we will go virtual.    The purpose of the monthly Chat and Chew is ... [More]

School Closed for Observance of Veteran's Day

Tue, Nov 10 3:11pm

  Good Evening PS Families   This is a reminder to you that NYC Public Schools will not be in session tomorrow, November 11th. NYC Public Schools will be closed in observance of Veteran's Day. School ... [More]

SAVE the DATE : Virtual Chat and Chew with Mrs Barbera THURSDAY November 12th at 10am. ADVOCACY for better OPT-IN OPTIONS - keep it going ON

Tue, Nov 10 11:43am

Dear P.S.20 Families,   Mrs. Barbera is offering a special "Chat&Chew" this Thursday, November 12th at 10 am.   Many parents would like to hear one last word of wisdom before finalizing their opt-in p ... [More]

Message from the DOE: November is Family Empowerment Month. EVENTS FOR STAFF AND PARENTS.

Mon, Nov 9 4:36pm

EVENTS FOR STAFF AND PARENTS   November is Family Empowerment Month Family Empowerment Month is an opportunity to recognize the importance of school, home, and community partnerships, now even more cr ... [More]

UFT’s Virtual Parent and Family Conference: online TODAY from 9AM to 2PM and the theme is Reimagining Parent Voice in the Age of COVID-19.

Sat, Nov 7 9:26am

Dear PS20 Families, Please log on to this UFT conference for the parents and educators.   We usually have this conference happening in one of the  NYC schools, but the pandemic is making "virtual "the ... [More]

Opt In Blended Learning Letter

Fri, Nov 6 4:10pm

 Good Evening Families   You will find attached the information and the link if you choose to opt in for Blended Learning.  If your child is Total Remote Learning and you would like to change to blend ... [More]

Ell Parent Meeting

Thu, Nov 5 3:07pm

The PTA meeting minutes and link for viewing

Sun, Nov 1 5:14pm

Hello families, Please find attached the link for viewing the October 24th, 2020 first  PTA meeting of this school year:  https://nycdoe.zoom.us/rec/share/qxV0yFfvwoRtCxf0GaG6BHFmfbZWETKaLrmiugkj0I1NH ... [More]

Halloween Contest

Fri, Oct 30 9:18am

ZOOM AUTHENTICATION ISSUES

Thu, Oct 29 9:12am

Hello PS20 Family, There seem to be some issues logging on to Zoom this morning. If you or your child is having trouble connecting to your morning meeting, then reach out to your teacher to let them k ... [More]

PTA Meeting Zoom Room Please READ

Wed, Oct 28 6:53pm

Hi Everyone,   We are trying to get people in, however we got zoom bombed last week so we need to be able to recognize your name. Thank you for identifying yourselves or children.  

Learning Bridges

Wed, Oct 28 2:15pm

  Please see the attached notice for families

Blended Learning Opt- In

Tue, Oct 27 2:32pm

  Dear Families    Please read the  attached letter

Thriller Dance Party!! Saturday, Oct. 31, 10am on Zoom

Mon, Oct 26 5:53pm

YES It's happening!    MR. CHUNG'S THRILLER DANCE PARTY 2020 ZOOM ONLY (Link below)   Saturday, October 31, 2020, 10am   Mr. Chung is back with his hottest dance moves and simple choreography to get e ... [More]

Please re-join PTA meeting

Wed, Oct 21 6:25pm

Join Zoom Meeting https://nycdoe.zoom.us/j/83363397731?pwd=ZGRRRXdWZW55YjNmOHZwck1QZWkwdz09

PTA MEETING WAS ZOOM BOMBED

Wed, Oct 21 6:23pm

We are putting together another link. Hope everyone is ok.   Stay tuned  

November 2020

Tue, Oct 20 10:13am

   

PS20 PTA Board ELECTIONS - PLEASE READ AND GET INVOLVED

Tue, Oct 20 9:13am

YOU ARE PTA!!  Join the PS 20 PTA 2020-2021 Executive Board!  PTA ELECTION DATE: WED, OCTOBER 21st   Executive Board Elections FAQs   How do I nominate a candidate? Nominations can be submitted via em ... [More]

November Calendar

Fri, Oct 16 4:11pm

  School Calendar Change Attention PS 20 Families:   This notice is to inform you of an important change to our school calendar.   Thursday November 5, 2020, will be a regular school day.   PS 20 The ... [More]

Virtual Halloween contest with The Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership

Fri, Oct 16 2:33pm

Join the Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership 1st Virtual Costume Contest this Halloween.  Neighbors are invited to get creative and share their family costume pictures. The three looks with the most vo ... [More]

Online Piano Classes

Wed, Oct 14 3:39pm

The Anselmo Academy of Music & The Arts Non Profit Organization www.anselmoacademy.org Fall 2020 Semester of Online Private and Group Lessons @PS20 This is a year long program divided into semesters w ... [More]

PTA meetings and elections

Fri, Oct 9 4:16pm

Through the remainder of 2020, the PS 20 PTA will be conducting meetings virtually via Zoom.    Please see the meeting schedule below. Zoom log in details will be posted on Konstella in advance of eac ... [More]

Columbus Day School Closed

Fri, Oct 9 3:03pm

    This is just a reminder that school will be closed on Monday, October 12th . School will resume on Tuesday, October 13th  for Full Remote and Blended students. Have a safe and enjoyable weekend.  

GOOGLE GROUPS ISSUES (PTA CO-PRES)

Thu, Oct 8 9:18am

Good morning PS20 community, A number of families have reported having issues getting in to Google classroom. If you or your child are experiencing difficulty logging in to Google classroom, please no ... [More]

SUPPLY DROP OFF

Mon, Oct 5 8:34pm

The PTA will be accepting school supplies on behalf of parents this week, Tuesday-Friday from 8:30-9 in the Clermont-side school yard.    Please bring supplies in bags with sturdy handles, labeled wit ... [More]

COVID 19 safety update from PTA

Sun, Oct 4 8:09pm

The increase in COVID-19 cases that has been happening in Brooklyn and Queens for a few weeks has reached our neighborhood. Fort Greene/Clinton Hill/Bed-Stuy(zip code 11205) is now a designated “area ... [More]

MAYOR DE BLASIO SENDS STATE PROPOSAL TO CLOSE SCHOOLS AND NON-ESSENTIAL BUSINESSES IN NINE NEW YORK CITY ZIP CODES

Sun, Oct 4 3:39pm

MAYOR DE BLASIO SENDS STATE PROPOSAL TO CLOSE SCHOOLS AND NON-ESSENTIAL BUSINESSES IN NINE NEW YORK CITY ZIP CODES           FACE 2:02 PM (1 hour ago)     to               FYI Below:    THE CITY OF NE ... [More]

PS20 2020/21 HANDBBOOK

Sat, Oct 3 8:01am

Dear Families,   Please find below the link to the 20/21 school handbook. May you be well https://docs.google.com/document/d/e/2PACX-1vRWP5hw6YGWfoF3TGBOYZ8dbUPvgjZcUV6s0_TYSJrhjIP-i8FEyrNbryQ8hj56RzE ... [More]

September 29, 2020: Update for Families on COVID-19 Testing

Thu, Oct 1 11:36pm

Letter signed by: Dave A. Chokshi, MD, MSc Commissioner, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Ted Long, MD, MHS Executive Director, NYC Test & Trace Corps Richard A. Carranza, Chancellor, New Y ... [More]

A message from the Office of Family and Community Empowerment

Thu, Oct 1 12:51am

    Dear PS20 Families, These are some important updates from the DOE Office of Family and Community Empowerment.   Remote Learning Agreement DOE/UFT DOE entered a new agreement with the UFT, which pr ... [More]

REGARDING OUTDOOR TIME - Please read

Wed, Sep 30 3:01pm

At P.S. 20, we understand that outdoor time is vital to our students' physical, mental and emotional health, especially given the current public health crisis.   We are fortunate to have ample outdoor ... [More]

A CALL for CLASS PARENT LEADERS

Sat, Sep 26 4:04pm

Dear Parents and Guardians, We hope this finds you well in the midst of this historical collective experience. As we move towards reopening, and classes are now mostly in place, we need your assistanc ... [More]

PLEASE READ REGARDING $420 EBT cash for groceries

Sat, Sep 26 2:51pm

Dear Families,   Every kid in NYC public schools is getting a pandemic food benefit this year of $420 EBT cash per child for groceries. All Phase 1 and Phase 2 families (those already on public assist ... [More]

Can you help PS 20 families with IT issues?

Fri, Sep 25 9:17am

Dear PS 20 families, We're looking for a few volunteers to help other parents and guardians resolve IT issues around online learning, like trouble logging into their student DOE accounts, or using Goo ... [More]

School Closed / Blended Calendar

Thu, Sep 24 4:30pm

September 24, 2020   Hello PS 20 families:   Monday September 28th there is no virtual or in person attendance for staff and students in observance of Yom Kippur.    Learning resumes for all on Tuesda ... [More]

Parent Message from The Chancellor

Tue, Sep 22 8:02am

      Dear Families,                                                                                                                                September 21, 2020   It is my pleasure to welcome yo ... [More]

ONLINE LOGIN HELP

Tue, Sep 22 12:48am

Hello PS 20 Family, We know that getting started with online learning can be a bit of a grind.   With the rapid change to remote learning, even some teachers have found it challenging to navigate the ... [More]

ISSUES LOGGING IN

Mon, Sep 21 9:18am

Good Morning Parents, If you're having difficulty getting your child online this morning, you're not alone. There seems to be some technical trouble logging in this morning, particularly from the DOE ... [More]

Good morning PS 20 families!

Sun, Sep 20 8:49pm

Good morning PS 20 families!   Please see below for important school-wide updates and information. As always, you are welcome to email board@ps20.org with general questions and questions@ps20.org with ... [More]

Family Income Inquiry Form

Fri, Sep 18 2:48pm

  Good Day Families   Please copy and paste the link below to complete the  Family Income Inquiry Form.  A form is required from all families.   https://www.myschoolapps.com/Home/PickDistrict   Thank ... [More]

chancellor's Letter

Fri, Sep 18 12:46pm

Dear Families,                                                                                                                                                                   September 18, 2020 I ho ... [More]

Meet & Greet with Principal Lena Barbera: today at 1 PM on YouTube Live

Fri, Sep 18 11:42am

Dear P.S.20 family,   Come "Meet and Greet" with Ms. Barbera, PS 20 admin and teachers this Friday September 18th 2020 from 1pm to 2pm. You can watch at https://youtu.be/yRve5YuGlfE and it will be rec ... [More]

Welcome from the PTA

Wed, Sep 16 9:38am

Dear P.S. 20 Family,   The PTA would like to officially welcome you all to the start of the 2020/2021 school year!  First, we'd like to thank each of you for your patience during this unprecedented pe ... [More]

Chancellor Letter to Parents

Mon, Sep 14 9:21pm

    Dear Families,                                                                                                          September 14, 2020    Even in the face of so much change, September is still ... [More]

School Supplies Information

Fri, Sep 11 5:31pm

  School supply lists for both blended learning and 100% remote learning are now available at www.ps20.org/school-supplies. We are still waiting for supply confirmation for a few classes, and we will ... [More]

YOU HAVE QUESTIONS, BUT...

Thu, Sep 10 10:19am

Hello P.S. 20 Family, The official(ish) start of school is upon us and there's a natural and understandable anxiousness that comes with that - particularly under these circumstances.   A lot of you ma ... [More]

Chancellor's Letter to Families

Wed, Sep 9 5:53pm

Dear Families,                                                                                                                              September 8, 2020   As we approach the start of the school y ... [More]

Letter from Chancellor Richard Carranza

Wed, Sep 9 5:44pm

Good afternoon dear PS20 families,   Please, take a moment to read the letter Chancellor Carranza, released to be shared with all of us (see attached).    Have a great evening!  

citywide Council on ELL Virtual Calendar and Business Meeting

Wed, Sep 9 1:27pm

Citywide Council on English Language Learners Virtual Calendar and Business Meeting   We invite you to join us for our monthly virtual Annual, Calendar and Business meeting on Tuesday, September 15, 2 ... [More]

NYC Schools Account

Thu, Sep 3 10:20am

  Dear Families As we all prepare to get back to school - whether blended or remote -  we want to help you stay connected to your child’s education, school, and to the Department of Education. The New ... [More]

School Reopening Extended

Wed, Sep 2 10:08am

Dear PS 20 Families:    As you may have already heard during the Mayor’s press conference, the start of school has changed.  The Chancellor is preparing a letter for families regarding the new re-open ... [More]

A message from DOE/FACE: “Returning to School: The Latest Guidance from our Health Experts,” tomorrow September 2nd from 6:30pm-8:00pm.

Tue, Sep 1 1:12pm

Dear PS20 families,       This is a reminder that DOE/FACE will be hosting, “Returning to School: The Latest Guidance from our Health Experts,” tomorrow September 2nd from 6:30pm-8:00pm.   FACE will b ... [More]

Updated school reopening F.A.Q.s

Sun, Aug 30 10:08am

Dear PS 20 families, The answers to Frequently Asked Questions about school reopening have been updated with the latest information.  You can read them at ps20.org/faq, and see what the latest changes ... [More]

Prepare Your iPad for the First Day of School; If you have a DOE-loaned iPad, there are important updates for you.

Wed, Aug 26 8:56am

Dear PS20 parents and guardians, This is a message form DOE to help update your child's iPad for the First day of school 2020-2021.     If you have a DOE-loaned iPad, we have important updates for you ... [More]

Chancellor's Family Session for Spanish families

Wed, Aug 26 10:50am

  Join us at our upcoming Spanish Family Session with Chancellor Richard Carranza. Please share this opportunity  with Spanish speaking families and students in your community! Family Session with Cha ... [More]

Ipad Request Link

Mon, Aug 24 9:55am

Parents you are encouraged to apply for an internet-enabled device for your child. The link to the application is below. If you need additional support submitting the online application, reach out to ... [More]

The Learning Bridges Program

Thu, Aug 20 1:54pm

  Dear Families, As the New York City Department of Education resumes in-person schooling this fall, most schools and early childhood programs will operate on a blended learning model. This means that ... [More]

Saturday Art Classes at Pratt

Thu, Aug 20 1:31pm

  Dear PS 20 Families Since 1897, Pratt Institute's Saturday Art School has been offering a broad range of art, design, and writing classes for children and teens in New York City. This year, our fall ... [More]

Update on Reopening

Thu, Aug 20 9:06am

Dear Families, In good times and in challenging times, I know that you want the best for your children. You want them to be safe, healthy, and happy. And you want them to always be learning, growing, ... [More]

Konstella 2019-20 classrooms and content archived

Sun, Aug 16 2:55pm

Dear PS 20 families, In preparation for the start of the 2020-21 school year, we've archived the classrooms and content from last year. We will create the new classrooms once they are defined for new ... [More]