NEWSFLASH DECEMBER 30, 2017 - BACK TO SCHOOL EDITION
Sat, Dec 30 2:31pm
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PS10 NEWSFLASH – DECEMBER 30, 2017

 

IMPORTANT DATES
January 10 – PTA EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING
January 12 – PS10 TALENT AUDITIONS BEGIN (Sign up below)
January 12 – 5th GRADE MOVIE NIGHT
January 15 – MLK Jr. Day – NO SCHOOL
January 18 – PTA GENERAL MEETING
January 26 – INTERNATIONAL POTLUCK DINNER

 

COMMITTEE MEETINGS
Diversity Committee Meeting & International Potluck Meeting, Wednesday, January 3 at 8:30am in the cafeteria
Readathon Committee Meeting, Thursday, January 4 at 8:30am in the library
PS10 Talent Show Committee Meeting, Wednesday, January 10 at 8:30am in the cafeteria

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

5TH GRADE MOVIE NIGHT – January 12
Come out for a warm and cozy rockin movie night. This is a great way to escape the brisk weather and bring the family to a fun movie night without breaking the bank. Suggested donation pp is $5.00. Concessions will include, soda, popcorn, juice, water, candy and hot dogs. All proceeds benefit the 5th grade committee.

 

PTA GENERAL MEETING – January 18
The next PTA General meeting will be on January 18th after drop-off in the cafeteria at 8:30am. We will be voting on all the open PTA positions including Co-Secretary, New Parent Liaison and Translator. Nominations for this position will be taken from the floor during the next combined election/general membership meeting.

 

INTERNATIONAL POTLUCK DINNER – January 26
The Diversity Committee has been planning the annual International Potluck Dinner, which will be on January 26th; more details are coming soon. In the meantime, if you’re interested in helping to plan this event please sign up for the Committee on Konstella or come to one of the weekly meetings, on Wednesdays.

 

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS

REMINDER: DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE - LAST CHANCE TO DONATE IN 2017!
It isn’t too late to make a year end donation to PS10! A tax deductible contribution to support our school and the many wonderful programs that we rely on you for can me made at www.ps10.org Click on the green donate icon.
Thank you for your support and we wish you a happy and healthy new year!


NEW - REGISTRATION FOR THE 2018 PS10 TALENT SHOW IS NOW OPEN!
We’re excited to invite PS10 students in grades 2, 3, 4 & 5 to participate in the 5th Annual PS10 Talent Show on Saturday March 10, 2018!
* 2nd & 3rd Grade Show - 3:00 - 5:00 pm * 4th & 5th Grade Show - 5:30 - 7:30 pm *
To participate, each student needs to fill out a registration form and each act (solo or group) needs to sign up for one audition slot.
To register and sign up to audition online, please go to: https://sites.google.com/view/2017ps10talent/

Paper registration forms can be picked up in the PTA Office (in the cafeteria).
Registration closes February 9th. For any questions, please email ps10talentshow@pta.ps10.org
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! Join us for a volunteer meeting January 10th at 8:30 in the cafeteria. If you can’t make the meeting but want to help, join the PS10 Talent Committee on Konstella or email us at ps10talentshow@pta.ps10.org 

 

NEW - S.T.E.A.M. FAIR – HELP NEEDED – CHAIRS AND VOLUNTEERS.
We need Chairs and volunteers for the 2018 S.T.E.A.M Fair. This is a community event for exhibitors, makers and inventors in the realm of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math. Please reach out to the PTA to help or to let us know about some fun science ideas we can share with our children at this family event!

 

NEW - AUTHOR COMMITTEE - 2ND GRADE AUTHOR VISIT - JANUARY 12
PS10 welcomes Micol Ostow, author of the Louise Trapeze series, featuring adorable illustrations and spunky, sweet stories of one girl’s totally brave life in the circus. Every student in the second grade will have access to her books through their classroom, and the author herself visits with each class on January 12.

 

 

5TH GRADE COMMITTEE – SENIOR DUES
We are starting to collect Senior Dues for our 5th graders. Dues may be paid online in full or via monthly installment at: http://www.ps10.org/donations/5th-grade-senior-dues/. Cash and checks should be sent in care of Eileen Fallon in room 210, please ensure that your check and/or cash envelope fully state the name of your child and their classroom. The online option also allows parents and guardians the ability to sponsor another child's Senior Dues in full, by half, or by quarter.
All monies for the Senior Dues must be in by January 30, 2018.

 

PS 10 GRAND READERS PROGRAM
Join us in the PS 10 Library on Thursday mornings to read with our students! All you need to do is show up! We welcome the gift of your time and attention. This event will be every Thursday from 8:30-10:30 AM. Don’t forget to bring your ID to enter the building.

 

USED LAPTOP DONATIONS NEEDED BY PS10 FACELAB COMMITTEE
FaceLab is a family engagement initiative that trains parent volunteers in K-8 schools to support teachers in leading hands-on robotics and technology activities with students. PS10’s FaceLab Committee is offering an EV3 Lego Robotics workshop to all 4th grade classes this year. Class 4-411 currently has 15 teams building robots that are ready to move into the programming stage but they do not have enough laptops available for all teams. For more information on how you can help or donate please check out the full Konstella blast here.

 

FOLLOW PS10 ON SOCIAL MEDIA
Find PS10 on social media for the latest school updates and highlights:
Instagram Account: PS10BK
Facebook Account: WeAre10
Or look for the #ps10brooklyn hashtag

 

OTHER WAYS TO HELP PS10!
CHECK OUT THE WEEKLY VOLUNTEER SHEET!
Each week the PTA will ask for volunteers to help us with tasks needed to help support the school, from paper sorting and greeting, to sign-ups and raffle basket building. Please look for the signup sheet on Konstella — every little bit helps our community.