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NEWSFLASH, DECEMBER 10, 2018

IMPORTANT DATES

December 11 – Executive Board Meeting

December 12 – Parents Chess Night – Social Hour

December 14 – Movie Night at PS10

December 18 – 4th & 5thGrade Holiday Show – 10am (students only)

December 19 – 4th& 5thGrade Holiday Show – 9:30am & 6pm

December 20 – PTA General Meeting – 6:30pm

December 24-Jan 1 – NO SCHOOL – Winter Recess

January 2 – SCHOOL RESUMES

January 11 – 2nd Movie Night at PS10

January 15 – Executive Board Meeting

January 21 – SCHOOL CLOSED – MLK Day

 

Visit Konstella for the full calendar here or add the schedule to your google calendar here.

 

COMMITTEE MEETINGS

Every Wednesday, 8:30-9:30am, Cafeteria |Equity, Inclusion & Diversity Committee Meetings & Availability

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

 

Weds., December 12 | Parents Chess night, 6:30pm

Parents’ Chess Night is back by popular demand! This night is for parents who know how to play but want to learn some more tips on how to win! You will play with other parents and have some delicious food from Dynamite Shop and of course wine.  We need donations to fund this community building event! We are asking for $20 donations for the evening.  Sign-up here

If you need a scholarship, please reach out to Heather Volik at President@pta.ps10.org.

We want everyone involved!! Everyone is welcome!

 

Fri., December 14 | Family Movie Night: Incredibles 2!!

There is no better way to spend a Friday night than enjoying popcorn and a movie with your PS10 community. Come on out and help us launch our annual family and friends movie night, enjoy great snacks, socializing and The Incredibles 2.

Suggested donation $5.00, no one will be turned away.

Friday, December 14th, 2018, doors open 6pm, movie starts at 6:30pm sharp at PS10's Movie Theater (Auditorium). Everyone welcome, invite family, friends and neighbors.

 

Weds., December 19| PS10 4th & 5th Grade Holiday Performance - Save the Date

Rise Above. A Winter Musical Performance starring PS10's 4th and 5th Grade

Performances are scheduled as follows:

Wednesday, December 19th @ 9:30am & Wednesday, December 19th @ 6pm

Location: K280 Auditorium, 500 19th Street (@10th Ave), Brooklyn, NY 

Tickets are on sale in the PS10 Lobby daily between 8 and 9:30am beginning Monday, December 10th.  They will also be available at the door prior to each performance.

Daytime Performance: $3.00 & Evening Performance: $5:00

Children under 10 free for all shows

 

Thurs, December 20 |PTA General Meeting at 6:30pm

Join us for the PTA General Meeting at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium! This is your opportunity to hear from the PTA about upcoming events, get a report from Principal Scott and voice your thoughts on issues important to you. This week we will be discussing lunch and recess and our ever present need for volunteers during that time, especially in the winter months!  If you're unable to attend, you can watch on Facebook Live by visiting our Facebook page.  Pizza will be available at 6 p.m., and childcare will begin at 6:30 p.m.

 

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS

Gladiators Chess Club & Team Spring Registration Open

The Gladiators chess club and team afterschool program is ready for Spring Registration. If you are already registered in Fall, there will be no break before the next session. Classes are Wednesday after school until 5, with a late pick up until 6 option. The afterschool program is open to all - beginners and experts! Register here!  If your child is new to the program, please note the Spring session starts in February, however, you can get an early start in January. Please reach out to PS10Chess@gmail.com.

 

If you need financial assistance, reach out to PS10chess@gmail.com. We want every child who wants to play to play!

 

Parent Volunteers Needed for FaceLab Robotics Workshops 

FaceLab is a STEAM-based family engagement initiative sponsored by the DOE that trains parent volunteers in K-8 schools to support teachers in leading hands-on robotics and programming activities with students.  The workshops are co-taught with our lead parent and technology teacher and supported by trained parent volunteers. But these workshops are only successful with the help of additional parent volunteers who can assist the student teams to troubleshoot as needed.

 

Register here for classes on Mondays & Thursdays, Dec 13 – Jan 28

Register here for classes on Tuesdays & Wednesdays, Dec 11 – Jan 23

 

We need YOU! No experience necessary and your student does not have to be in the workshop.

 If you are interested in volunteering long-term, we are interested in providing you in-depth EV3 training. Just let us know.   If you have questions or would like more information please join the FaceLab Committee on Konstella or email ps10facelab@gmail.com

 

Family Photo Day Pictures Available

The Family Photo Day Pictures are UP!  And you all look awesome!  Check them out and buy some prints!  All proceeds go to the PTA!  Visit this link: https://helenapalazziphotography.zenfolio.com/family2018

 

Foley Firs Christmas Tree Fundraiser – Trees On sale 

If you're out buying a tree this season, consider shopping at Foley Firs to help raise money for our the PS10 PTA, for every tree sold the PTA gets $10.  Their stand opens on November 24th at the corner of 724 8th Avenue, please make sure to tell them you're a PS10 Family.  For more information check out  http://www.foleyfirs.com/or https://www.facebook.com/FoleyFirs/ for more information.  Foley firs also offers free delivery!!!

 

ONGOING ANNOUNCEMENTS

Family Giving

 

 Family Giving is ongoing, and we welcome any additional donations.

Here's the direct donation link on Konstella.  All donation amounts are greatly appreciated.

The PTA aims to raise $300 per child, and you can do one time or monthly donations as well.

 

Shopping for 10 - Amazon and Others

The Konstella Amazon program helps PS10 earn money shopping on Amazon. Konstella will donate 2% back to PS10. In order for the purchases to be eligible, parents must go to https://www.konstella.com/amazon (or click on any Amazon link on Konstella) to shop. We will also receive the donation if you have PS10 listed on your smile account, just click on the Konstella link every time to purchase. You can also support our school PTA fundraising by shopping with the vendors at the below link. With each purchase the PTA earns a small click percentage. https://www.ps10.org/shopping-for-10/

 

PS10 PTA is excited to announce our fundraising partnership with Primary! Shop Primary’s premium colorful basics for kids without logos, slogans or sequins while earning money for our school! Use our school’s unique link every time you shop: www.primary.com/school/ps10

10% of that sale goes directly back to our school.  Cha-ching! Plus, new customers get 20% off their first order with code: PS10. If you have any questions, please email pta@ps10.org.

 

PS 10 is collecting Box Tops!

Looking for an easy way to raise money for PS 10? PS 10 is collecting Box Tops throughout the school year and all the proceeds go to the PTA’s general fund to support enrichment activities for the students. Box Tops coupons can be found on many groceries including Lara Bar, Annie’s, Ziploc, Papermate, various cereals, and many more. Please clip any Box Tops dated after 11/1/18 and put them in the collection box located outside the PTA office. If your child wants to make a fun project out of collecting, go to this link to print out a collection sheet or grab one outside the PTA office.

 

Lost & Found!

Please remember to come and check for your child’s lost items in the back of the auditorium.  We will eventually sort and give away clothes that are not picked up.  Additionally, a reminder if you’re tired of losing your child's lunchbox, gloves, coats, water bottles, sweatshirts, hats, backpacks, school supplies, etc you can purchase some labels through the Mabel’s Labels Fundraiser for PS10.  Avoid rifling through the lost and found this year and support PS10 at the same time by fundraising with Mabel's Labels! To purchase your labels, visit this link. Before purchasing, make sure you see "You're Supporting PS10 (Brooklyn)" in the top left corner of the website.

 

FOLLOW PS10 ON SOCIAL MEDIA

Find PS10 on social media for the latest school updates and highlights:

Instagram: @ps10bk

Facebook: WeAre10BK

Twitter: @PS10Brooklyn or look for the #ps10brooklyn hashtag