DATE CORRECTION: Winter Festival - Wednesday, December 20

Tue, Dec 12 3:54pm

Dear Children's School Families and Community:   Please join us on Wednesday, December 20 for our Winter Festival - Songs of the Seasons.   All classes from PreK to 5th grade will sing songs of the wi ... [More]

Parent Coordinator December Newsletter 2017

Tue, Dec 12 2:22pm

Dear Children's School Families and Community:   Please find my December Newsletter attached.   Thank you   Yvette Agas-Bautz Parent Coordinator

Gifted & Talented? A Public Forum on School Equity - Dec 5 (Tomorrow)

Mon, Dec 4 9:54pm

Gifted & Talented? A Public Forum on School Equity   WNYC’s Yasmeen Khan will moderate a panel discussion that addresses the history of “Gifted & Talented” in NYC elementary schools, racial divisions ... [More]

December 2017 Calendar

Mon, Dec 4 2:46pm

Dear Children's School Families and Community:   Please find attached December's calendar .   If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me. Thank you.   Yvette Agas-Bautz Parent Coordinator

Don't Forget That It's Easy To Raise Money for PS 372 While You Shop For The Holidays

Sun, Dec 3 10:44am

Shopping For Holiday Cards? PS 372 will receive 13% back from Shutterfly or Tiny Prints for all holiday cards when purchased through this link. Please pass this message along to friends and family. ht ... [More]

FREE child friendly theatrical event with panel discussion on Equity and Diversity in D15

Fri, Dec 1 2:38pm

This is from the D15 CEC: Please join us on Thurs, Dec 7 at 6:30 pm - PS 24, 427 38th Street for a FREE child friendly theatrical event by the Epic Theater Ensemble. Conceived, written, and performed ... [More]

One School, One Book Project- December Titles

Thu, Nov 30 7:58pm

Dear Children’s School Community, The One School One Book committee was pleased to have some of this year’s book selections available for purchase at the school book sale. We hope that families are en ... [More]

Holiday Shopping opportunities to benefit PS 372

Mon, Nov 20 7:11am

Dear members of The Children’s School community, Happy Holidays! Tis’ the season of shopping & giving! Please consider these opportunities to raise money for PS 372 classrooms whilst holiday shopping ... [More]

Lost Jacket? Take a look in the Lost and Found!

Sun, Nov 19 5:30pm

There are jackets, sweaters, sweatshirts, hats, mittens, backpacks, lunch boxes, and water bottles in our lost and found which is located in the cafeteria. Please come and see if any of the items belo ... [More]

Book Fair Will Open During Evening Conferences Until 6:30pm And Also From 8:30-8:45am Tomorrow

Thu, Nov 16 3:47pm

Please stop by the Book Fair during evening conferences until 6:30pm to shop for books and to pick up books that are on hold. The last chance to pick up hold books will be tomorrow morning between 8:3 ... [More]

Lost and Found

Thu, Nov 16 7:20am

Good Morning,    Please check the Lost and Found when you are done with conferences.  There are lots of water bottles, jackets, sweaters, etc in the cafeteria.     Have a wonderful day! 

Report Cards

Wed, Nov 15 1:58pm

Dear Children's School Families:   Due to problems with our report card system, report cards will go home tomorrow rather than today.   We apologize for any inconvenience.   Thank you,   Yvette Agas-B ... [More]

Border Crossers - Saturday, November 18, 2017

Tue, Nov 14 4:11pm

Dear Children's School Families and Community:   The Children's School will host it's first Parent Academy on Saturday, November 18, 2017.   We have invited Border Crossers to come in and train our Ki ... [More]

ROAD WORK ON 1ST STREET WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 15

Tue, Nov 14 4:10pm

Dear Children's School Families and Community:   Road work on 1st street will begin tomorrow Wednesday, November 15.   Please do not drive towards 1st street you will not be able to come through.   We ... [More]

Volunteers needed for Diversity Committee Kindergarten Outreach effort

Tue, Nov 14 3:01pm

Dear Children's School parents & staff, The PS 372 SLT diversity committee is launching our annual outreach effort to Pre-K families from under represented communities in District 15.  We will be targ ... [More]

Reminder: PS 372 Book Fair Will Take Place on Wednesday and Thursday

Tue, Nov 14 12:37pm

The Book Fair is all set up and awaiting shoppers! If you would like for your child to purchase a book, please send them to school with money on Wednesday or Thursday (see class shopping schedule belo ... [More]

Gowanus Superfund Town Hall Information

Tue, Nov 14 10:25am

Parent Teacher Conference Thursday, November 16: OT/PT Schedule

Mon, Nov 13 9:19am

Dear Children's School Families:   The Occupational and Physical Therapy Department will be available to meet parents during Parent Teacher Conference on Thursday, November 16 from 1:00pm to 3:10pm  i ... [More]

Arrival this morning

Mon, Nov 13 7:55am

This mornings arrival procedure:  Gates will open at 8:10 Students are to go to the gymnasium to sit with their grade level peers. Walkers are to use the gate as entry as usual. Bus students will arri ... [More]

Arts and Science Day Activity Stations

Fri, Nov 10 5:22pm

Dear Children's School Families, Planning has begun for Arts and Science Day! It will take place on Saturday January 20th, 2018 from 12-4pm. The day is a lot of fun and includes a variety of art and s ... [More]

Parent Teacher Conference - Thursday, November 16 12:00pm Dismissal

Fri, Nov 10 10:50am

Dear Children's School Families:   Parent Teacher Conference will be held on Thursday, November 16.   It is a half day for all students and dismissal will be at 12:00pm.   If your child takes the bus ... [More]

C.H.I.P.S. Food Drive Soup Kitchen and Shelter

Fri, Nov 10 7:34am

  The holiday season is almost upon us and with the help of The Children's School Community we will make this a festive holiday for everyone.   We are helping out our neighbor C.H.I.P.S. Soup Kitchen ... [More]

One School, One Book Project

Wed, Nov 8 10:41am

Dear Families,   The One School , One Book project enters its second year at TCS! Classes have been reading the same books selected each month to further support the work teachers are doing to celebra ... [More]

Diversity committee Kindergarten outreach meeting Thursday, 11/9 at 8:20AM - all are welcome!

Tue, Nov 7 10:41pm

The Children's School is part of a citywide pilot program which aims to increase diversity in selected NYC schools.  The targeted schools including ours, do not reflect the diversity of the city and o ... [More]

PTA Meeting Tomorrow, 11/8, at 6pm

Tue, Nov 7 8:56pm

Please join us for our next PTA meeting at 6pm tomorrow, 11/8, in the cafeteria. Pizza and childcare will be provided.   The agenda is as follows: Welcome From PTA Co-Presidents, Merideth Finn-Beers & ... [More]

November Events at The Children's School

Tue, Nov 7 12:11pm

Dear Children's School Families and Community:   What's going on at The Children's School in November??   Wednesday, November 8 - General PTA Meeting 6pm Cafeteria. There will be pizza and childcare   ... [More]

Friday, November 10 - School is Open

Thu, Nov 2 12:14pm

Dear Children's School Families and Community:   Please note that there is school on Friday, November 10, 2017.  Student should be in attendance that day.   Veteran's Day fell on a Saturday this year ... [More]

November Parent Coordinator Newsletter

Wed, Nov 1 4:24pm

Dear Children's School Families and Community:   Please find my November Newsletter.   If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me. Thank you.   Yvette Agas-Bautz Parent Coordinator

UPDATED NOVEMBER 2017 CALENDAR

Wed, Nov 1 2:25pm

Dear Children's School Families and Communities:   Please find attached the corrected time in  Red for the General PTA  Meeting on Wednesday, November 8. Meeting is at 6:00pm  NOT 8:30am.   If you hav ... [More]

Upcoming Events: PTA Meeting + Book Fair

Wed, Nov 1 12:58pm

Hello PS 372 Families,   Our November general PTA meeting  will be next Wednesday, 11/8, at 6pm in the cafeteria. Childcare and pizza for the children will be provided. Agenda items will include upcom ... [More]

Sunset Park Women in Action Parent-Youth Leadership Summit

Tue, Oct 31 3:41pm

Sunset Park Women in Action invites 5th-8th graders and a parent/guardian for a day of civic engagement, public speaking, community building, and leadership.  Participants will leave knowing more abou ... [More]

NOVEMBER 2017 CALENDAR

Tue, Oct 31 2:09pm

Dear Children's School Families:   Please find attached November 2017 Calendar.   If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me. Thank you.   Yvette Agas-Bautz Parent Coordinator

UNICEF - Kids Helping Kids

Mon, Oct 30 1:49pm

Dear Children's School Families:   As part of community service projects at The Children's School we will continue with Trick or Treat for UNICEF.   I remember as a child getting that small orange box ... [More]

Family In Need

Mon, Oct 30 9:36am

After speaking with the family  who was affected by the fire they are asking for gift cards to help off set the cost of a hotel.  Currently the family is looking into options for housing but are tryin ... [More]

Indoor Arrival

Mon, Oct 30 8:03am

Due to the rain and wind we will have indoor arrival in the gym and the cafeteria.  Please arrive as close to 8:20 as possible.   Thank you!  

A Family Needs Our Help After Devastating Fire

Fri, Oct 27 4:51pm

Good Evening Children's School Family,   Last night one of our families was involved in an apartment building fire that caused extensive damage to their home and resulted in the loss of all of their b ... [More]

SALAD BAR.

Fri, Oct 27 10:43am

YOU MAY HAVE NOTICED THAT WE NOW HAVE A   SALAD BAR.....   THE SALAD BAR IS A SELF SERVE SALAD BAR THAT ALL CHILDREN CAN EAT FROM.  YESTERDAY I SERVED SALAD TO OUR THIRD AND FOURTH GRADERS AND THEY LO ... [More]

REMINDERS: CHARACTER DAY AND PICTURE DAY

Thu, Oct 26 12:13pm

Dear Children's School Families and Community:   Just a reminder on what is going on at The Children's School.   Friday, October  27 Character Day. Come dressed as your favorite character from a book. ... [More]

Roots and Community Thank You

Wed, Oct 25 12:56pm

Dear Children's School families and staff, The Roots and Community celebration was such a great event and was so much fun!  I'd like to say a huge THANK YOU to the big group of parents and staff who w ... [More]

PICTURE DAY - MONDAY OCTOBER 30

Mon, Oct 23 3:25pm

Dear Children's School Families:   Please note the new date for Picture Day is now MONDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2017.   Please read the attached flyer. Payment forms will be going home this week.   If you have ... [More]

Character Day - Friday, October 27

Mon, Oct 23 2:16pm

  THE CHILDREN’S SCHOOL CHARACTER DAY FRIDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2017     Hey kids!!   Come dress as your favorite character from your favorite book; Harry Potter, Alice in Wonderland, Cam Jansen, Wily Wonka ... [More]

Morning Arrival Inclement Weather Procedures

Mon, Oct 23 1:23pm

Dear Children's School Families:   The forecast for tomorrow Tuesday, October 24 is rain.   Please read the Morning Arrival Procedures for Inclement weather below.   The gate on Whitwell Place will op ... [More]

roots and community

Sat, Oct 21 9:31pm

I  am just arriving home from our annual Roots and Community event.  I can’t help but smile from ear to ear as I think about all of the beautiful smiles.  Thank you for sharing  your culture, your foo ... [More]

Parent Coordinator - Out of the Building on Friday, October 20

Wed, Oct 18 1:44pm

Dear Children's School Families and Community:   District 75 Parent Coordinators from all five boroughs meet once a month to collaborate  and talk about what to expect for the new school year.   On Fr ... [More]

Letter from Ms. Rosa Amato - Measures of Student Learning

Wed, Oct 18 10:48am

Dear Children's School Families and Community:   Please read the attached letter from Ms. Rosa Amato regarding Measures of Student Letter.   The letter explains how best to understand a student's stre ... [More]

Updated 2017-2018 PTA Calendar

Wed, Oct 18 9:23am

The Book Fair at the ASD site will be held on November 20th. This a link to the updated PTA calendar: https://goo.gl/hzifKj

PLEASE SIGN UP to help at a ROOTS AND COMMUNITY CULTURAL TABLE!

Wed, Oct 18 12:02am

Roots and Community Celebration Saturday October 21, from 5:30 - 8pm in the Recreation Center    PLEASE help us make this event a success by signing up to help out at one of our cultural tables.  This ... [More]

Wellness Committee Metting

Tue, Oct 17 2:43pm

Dear Children's School Families:   Please join The Wellness Committee as they kick-off their first meeting of the school year. Wednesday, October 18 at 8:30am in the cafeteria.   The Wellness Committe ... [More]

The Children's School's Star Pledge

Tue, Oct 17 9:34am

Dear PS 372 Families, With our Roots & Community celebration approaching this weekend, please take a moment to read our school's safety pledge with your children. Thank you!

STUDENT BUSING PROBLEMS WITHIN THE NYC SCHOOL SYSTEM

Mon, Oct 16 8:34pm

The Citywide Education Council for District 75 (CECD75), Committee on Busing, in its advisory capacity, will be holding public meetings on past and current problems with student busing utilizing contr ... [More]

Garden Clean Up - Help Prep for the Cold

Sun, Oct 15 7:57pm

Dear Children's School Families:   Every year our wonderful school garden needs to be cleaned up and prepped for the cold.   Please join us on Saturday, November 11 from 10:00am to 3:00pm (or whatever ... [More]

Diversity Outreach Meeting - Monday, October 16 at 8:30am

Sun, Oct 15 7:45pm

Dear Children's School Families and Community:   The Diversity Outreach Committee will meet on Monday, October 16 at 8:30am in the STAFF LOUNGE located on the left side of the stage in the recreation ... [More]

FEDERAL DISASTER UPDATE

Sat, Oct 14 3:38pm

Please join Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez, agencies and groups for a   FEDERAL DISASTER UPDATE Puerto Rico, Mexico, Virgin Islands & Dominican Republic   Tuesday, October 17th 6:30pm   PS 1 in Sunset ... [More]

Middle School Principal's Forum

Sat, Oct 14 3:33pm

Dear Friends and Families of District 15,   The Community Education Council encourages you and your children to attend our Middle School Principals' Forum on Wed, October 25, 6:30 pm at MS 136 located ... [More]

REMINDER: Please send your child with a H2O bottle for Pizza Friday.

Thu, Oct 12 9:24pm

Just a reminder... As part of our Zero Waste Initiative, we will no longer be providing plastic cups for water to the kids as we have done in previous years. Please send your children in to school wit ... [More]

REMINDER: Roots and Community Celebration needs YOU

Thu, Oct 12 12:31pm

REMINDER: Roots and Community Celebration Saturday October 21, from 5:30 - 8pm in the Recreation Center   The Children’s School is committed to welcoming ALL children and families.  We believe that ou ... [More]

Final call for Pizza Friday orders, due by tomorrow (Wednesday, 10/11)

Tue, Oct 10 6:00pm

Just a reminder to please have your order forms for Pizza Friday returned to school by tomorrow, October 11th.    **If you want to pay online, please send me an email (ianramsaycooley@gmail.com) to le ... [More]

Good news...there's still time to sign up for Pizza Friday!

Sat, Oct 7 8:16pm

If your order form slid underneath the fridge...if your dog ate it...hey, if you just plain forgot to send the darn thing in...don't fret! We've extended the deadline for Pizza Friday orders until nex ... [More]

Children's School Family In Need

Fri, Oct 6 4:35pm

Dear Children's School Families and Community:   We have a family here at The Children's School who needs our help. Their children are students at the school.   The family is struggling to make ends m ... [More]

Wear Pink & Blue on Wednesday, October 11

Fri, Oct 6 1:44pm

Wear Pink & Blue on October 11th     Dear Families of PS 372,   On Wednesday October 11th & Monday October 16th the non-profit organization myFace, which is dedicated to transforming the lives of pati ... [More]

Roots and Community Organizing meeting this Friday, Oct 6th at 8:50AM

Thu, Oct 5 11:28pm

Dear Children's School families and staff,   The Roots and Community organizing meeting will start at 8:50AM instead of 8:30AM to allow parents to attend the  parents as reading partners events in you ... [More]

PTA Meeting on October 11th at 8:30am

Thu, Oct 5 8:19pm

Please join us for our next PTA meeting on Wednesday, October 11th at 8:30am in the cafeteria   What's on the agenda? -A few words from our principal, Ms. Rosa Amato -A special presentation from myFac ... [More]

School yard arrival

Thu, Oct 5 4:50pm

Good afternoon,     Thank you for arriving to school on time.  It is wonderful to see the children sitting at the rug ready for morning responsive classroom.     Please remember that we are asking par ... [More]

Order forms due for Pizza Friday on 10/6.

Wed, Oct 4 2:43pm

Just a reminder to please have your order forms for Pizza Friday returned to school by this Friday, October 6th.    If there are any questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to contact Ian (ianram ... [More]

Parent Letter - DOE Emergency Readiness Initiatives

Tue, Oct 3 11:15am

Dear Children's School Families:   Please read attached letter from  Ms. Rosa Amato regarding the Department of Education Emergency Readiness Initiatives   If you have any questions please do not hesi ... [More]

PIZZA FRIDAY - FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13

Tue, Oct 3 11:15am

Dear Children's School Families:   There is has been some confusion as to when Pizza Friday begins.   FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13 FIRST DAY OF PIZZA FRIDAY.   If you have not sign up your child for Pizza Frida ... [More]

Spread some cheer in the form of cheesy goodness and make a child's day....Volunteers needed for Pizza Friday!!!

Tue, Oct 3 10:26am

Pizza Friday is one of our school's biggest fundraisers, but its success depends upon the participation of parents. Even more than that, Pizza Friday is a great way to get involved with the school and ... [More]

DONATIONS FOR PUERTO RICO

Mon, Oct 2 7:57am

DONATIONS FOR PUERTO RICO   The New York City Fire Department is spearheading a collection drive to aid the victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.  As part of our continuing effort to foster empat ... [More]

Lice Day Permission Slip and Payment Reminder

Fri, Sep 29 1:59pm

"Dear Parents, Monday, October 2nd is the deadline to hand in your permission slips and payment for the PTA's Lice Day Checks. Please send your permission slips and payment in an envelope marked "2017 ... [More]

Chinese letter from Mayor DeBlasio and Chancellor Farina

Thu, Sep 28 4:43pm

2017 年 9 月 28 日 各位家長: 我們對於波多黎各、美屬維京群島、以及其他加勒比島嶼因颶風瑪麗亞和颶風艾瑪造成的大面積嚴重受災情況 深表難過與關注。我們挂念著那些在這次災害中損失慘重的人們。此時此刻,當許多紐約民衆正在迎接那些失去家園 的親友來自己家裏居住時,我們也已經作好準備,安置災區的孩子們入讀紐約市的學校。 我們在此清楚地向各位聲明,紐約市公立學校向凡是有需要的學生提供入學,無論學 ... [More]

Spanish letter from Mayor DeBlasio and Chancellor Farina.

Thu, Sep 28 4:42pm

28 de septiembre de 2017 Estimadas familias: Estamos muy tristes y preocupados por la devastación en Puerto Rico, las Islas Vírgenes de Estados Unidos y otras islas del Caribe a raíz de los huracanes ... [More]

Letter from Mayor DeBlasio and Chancellor Farina.

Thu, Sep 28 4:41pm

September 28, 2017 Dear Families, We are deeply saddened and concerned about the widespread devastation in Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and other Caribbean islands in the wake of Hurricanes M ... [More]

School Lunch

Thu, Sep 28 4:37pm

Although lunch will now be served at no charge to students, we must still ask that families use the School Meals Application.  Kindly use the online application:                                       ... [More]

Awareness of an incident that occurred in Park Slope..

Thu, Sep 28 3:35pm

Did you hear about abduction attempt that happened on 19th st? See article below: https://www.google.com/amp/abc7ny.com/amp/nypd-looking-for-suspects-in-attempted-kidnapping-of-teen-/2457947/   Below ... [More]

Curriculum Conferences - September 25 - 29

Thu, Sep 21 9:29am

Dear Children's School Families:   Curriculum Conferences listed below for the week of September 25 to 29th:   Prek 1 & 2  Wednesday, September 27  9:30 - 10:00  PreK Classroom     Kindergarten K-1  T ... [More]

Lost Scooter

Wed, Sep 20 4:18pm

Hello! A purple Micro Scooter and adorable elephant helmet have made their way into the AP office...please let me know if they belong to you!

Curriculum Conferences

Wed, Sep 20 3:31pm

Dear Children's School Families:   Curriculum Conferences dates and times for Kindergarten, 3rd and 5th grade are listed below:     Kindergarten Curriculum K-1 Thursday, September 28       2:00pm - 3: ... [More]

Curriculum Conferences

Wed, Sep 20 7:05am

Good morning Families,    Teachers have begun scheduling Curriculum Conferences and many of the classes have already posted them for you.  Conferences are held in the classroom, unless otherwise noted ... [More]

Curriculum Conferences

Thu, Sep 14 6:53am

Curriculum conferences are coming up!    Teachers will be discussing grade expectations and more. Make sure to look in your child's folder for more information on the date and time for your child's cl ... [More]

First Day of School and Welcome information!

Wed, Sep 6 3:00pm

September 6, 2017 Dear PS372 Families, On behalf of the School Administration and the PTA of PS 372, we are very excited to welcome our new and returning students, and their families, to The Children’ ... [More]