NEWSFLASH JANUARY 5, 2018
Fri, Jan 5 12:47pm
PS10

PS10 NEWSFLASH – JANUARY 5, 2017

 

IMPORTANT DATES
January 10 – PTA EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING

January 12 – 5th GRADE MOVIE NIGHT
January 15 – MLK Jr. Day – NO SCHOOL
January 18 – PTA GENERAL MEETING
January 26 – INTERNATIONAL POTLUCK DINNER

February 2 – READ-A-THON BEGINS

February 12 – PS10 TALENT AUDITIONS BEGIN (Sign up below)

 

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

Read-a-thon Committee Meeting, Thursday, January 11 at 8:30am in the Library

 

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

NEW - READ-A-THON – FEBRUARY 2 - MARCH 2

The annual PS10 Read-a-thon, a huge fundraiser for the school and fun-filled month for all, is coming! Get ready to help students track their books and their minutes while gathering pledges for PS10. If you're interested in helping with prizes, tallying, and communications, please come to the meeting on Thurs, Jan 11 in the library after drop-off or join the Read-a-thon committee via Konstella. Parents, please follow @ps10reads on instagram and twitter, and join us on Facebook

 

NEW - PHOTO COMMITTEE – CAP AND GOWN RETAKES AVAILABLE
PS. 10 Retakes and Cap and Gown are online!
Extended order deadline for free shipping to school is Wednesday JANUARY 24TH!
The extended deadline is valid for ALL families!
Order now and you still have a chance to get free shipping to school!
Visit: shop.stompinggroundphoto.com

Enter: PS10 + First 4 Letters of First Name + First 4 Letters of Last Name
For any issues please contact either Stomping Ground:
help@stompinggroundphoto.com
or 212-995-9379 ext 1
PTA: hpalazzi@gmail.com

 

 

 

REMINDER - 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. Reminder to jin 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.

 

REMINDER - 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!

 

REMINDER - 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.

 

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.

 

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