NEWSFLASH FOR DECEMBER 12, 2017
Fri, Dec 15 1:11pm
PS10

 

PS10 NEWSFLASH – DECEMBER 15, 2017

 

IMPORTANT DATES
December 17 - PS10 BARNES & NOBLE BOOKFAIR – THIS SUNDAY!
December 21 – PTA GENERAL MEETING, 6PM IN AUDITORIUM

December 25 - January 1 – WINTER RECESS

January 10 – PTA EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING

January 15 – MLK Jr. Day – NO SCHOOL

January 18 – PTA GENERAL MEETING

January 26 – INTERNATIONAL POTLUCK DINNER

 

COMMITTEE MEETINGS

Diversity Committee - every Wednesday at 8:30 in the cafeteria

PS10 Talent Show Committee - January 10 at 8:30 in the cafeteria

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

 

PS10 BARNES & NOBLE BOOKFAIR – DECEMBER 17 – THIS SUNDAY!
Author readings & signings. Crafts & face painting. Last-minute gifts. Books for your classroom. There's also still time to sign up and volunteer (no experience necessary). A percentage of your purchases go directly to the PS10 PTA. It's all at the Park Slope Barnes & Noble, 267 Seventh Ave.

Can't make it? No problem. You can shop online—and so can your friends and relatives—from December 17 to 22 at bn.com/bookfairs, using our bookfair code 12233946. Please share! And share details of the event on our Facebook page.

 

PTA GENERAL MEETING – December 21

The next PTA General meeting will be on December 21 at 6pm in the auditorium.  All parents and guardians are welcome.  Lice Free Noggins will be on hand for a workshop and will address lice detection, myths vs facts, prevention and more.  There will be free childcare (for children in Pre-K and above) and free pizza for the kids.  Please come out to hear the latest from the PTA.

Don’t forget you can watch the meeting live on Facebook as well, visit WeAre10 for the streaming link.

 

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.

 

NEW DATE FOR THE 2018 PS10 TALENT SHOW!

2nd & 3rd Grade Saturday March 10 at 3pm

4th & 5th Grade Saturday March 10 at 5:30pm

Registration and audition information will be sent home the week of January 2.

 

If you would like to volunteer to help out with the shows, please come to our committee meeting Jan 10 at 8:30 in the cafeteria. If you can’t make it, join our group on Konstella or email ps10talent@gmail.com.

 

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

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 and are ready to move into the programming stage but 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.

 

PS10 PHOTO RETAKES ARE ONLINE!

Order by December 27th for free shipping to school.

The extended deadline is valid for ALL families!

Order now and you still have a chance to get free shipping to school!

For any issues please contact either Stomping Ground: help@stompinggroundphoto.com or 212-995-9379 ext 1 or

PTA: hpalazzi@gmail.com

Visit: shop.stompinggroundphoto.com

Enter: PS10 + First 4 Letters of First Name + First 4 Letters of Last Name

 

FOLEY FIRS – CHRISTMAS TREES

If you and your family will be shopping for Christmas trees this season, please visit Foley Firs on 8th St. and 8th Ave or their website to order your tree online.  This local business supports area schools with a donation for every tree purchased.  They offer free delivery and setup and will be open until December 23rd

Just mention PS10 or K280 when you buy your tree or visit  http://www.foleyfirs.com

 

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 classroom, and make the check payable to PS10 PTA.  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.

 

FOLLOW PS10 ON SOCIAL MEDIA
Find PS10 on social media for the latest school updates and highlights:
Instagram: PS10BK
Facebook: WeAre10

 

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.