NEWSFLASH, DECEMBER 3, 2018 - News for the Week
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NEWSFLASH, DECEMBER 3, 2018

IMPORTANT DATES

December 5 – Parent Happy Hour

December 7 – Parents as Learning Partners

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

December 19 – 4th& 5thGrade Holiday Show – 6pm

December 20 – PTA General Meeting – 6:30pm

December 24-Jan 1 – NO SCHOOL – Winter Recess

January 2 – SCHOOL RESUMES

 

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

 

COMMITTEE MEETINGS

Tuesday, December 4, 8:30am, Cafeteria | Read-a-thon Committee Meeting

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

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

Weds., December 5 | Parent Happy Hour

PS10 PTA would like to invite you to a Parent Happy Hour.

Come and meet some really cool adults at a PS10-family's bar.

No kids, no worries, no pressure, DJ, and drink deals. 
Skylark, 477 5th Avenue, December 5th, 5:30pm-8:30pm.

 

Weds., December 5 | Equity, Inclusion & Diversity International Potluck Dinner Planning Meeting

The Equity, Inclusion & Diversity committee is meeting on WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5TH at 8:30am in the cafeteria (after drop-off). We need your help to plan the INTERNATIONAL POTLUCK DINNER, which will be held on Friday, January 25th from 6-9pm. This is a fun, FREE event that brings together the whole PS10 community to celebrate our diverse heritage, countries and cultures (while enjoying delicious food, live music, crafts and more!). If you're interested in learning more about this committee, and you want to help plan one of the most beloved community events of the year, please JOIN US!

 

Fri., December 7, 8:30am|Parents as Learning Partners

Reminder that we will have First Friday from 8:40-9:30am, parents are invited into their children’s classrooms to participate in a special project. Immediately following each First Friday, at 9:30am in the Cafeteria, join PS10’s Parent Coffee, an informal discussion on various topics by school officials. 

 

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

The PTA with the PS10 Gladiators will be hosting a refresher chess classes for parents at Dynamite coffee shop!  If you know how to play but want to learn some more strategy - come learn! We will have chess class and a chess social hour (where parents can keep playing chess - with an adult beverage or two and small snacks!).

The PTA will be asking for a donation, but this is a community event, and everyone is welcome!   Sign-up for the second class will be posted to Konstella shortly.

Dec 12 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm refresher to chess/pointers for players

 

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!

 

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

 

Stomping Ground School Photos – Proofs Sent Home/View Proofs Online

The proofs from the PS10 School photo day have been sent.  To view your proofs online, please visit shop.stompinggroundphoto.com, online login code: PS10+ First 4 Letters of First Name + First 4 Letters of Last Name (e.g. Victoria Jones = PS10VictJone).  Please note we can no longer accept cash orders in the PTA office and guarantee arrival prior to the holidays.  

 

Foley Firs Christmas Tree Fundraiser – Trees On sale starting November 24th

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.

 

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 Mabels 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