NEWSFLASH, MARCH 19, 2018
Mon, Mar 19 10:27am
PS10

 

NEWSFLASH, MARCH 18TH, 2018

 

IMPORTANT DATES

March 19 – State Testing Info Sessions, TONIGHT      

March 21 – Parent Happy Hour at Skylark

March 22 – PTA General Meeting (Morning)

March 23 – PS10 vs MS88 Teacher’s Basketball Game at K280

March 30 – Spring Recess Begins!

April 9 – School Back in Session

April 11 – PTA Executive Board Meeting

April 12 – Game Lab Night

 

COMMITTEE MEETINGS

Steam Fair Committee Meeting, Wednesday, March 21 at 8:30am in the cafeteria

Author Committee Meeting, March 23 at 8:30am in the cafeteria

Read-a-thon Committee Meeting, March 23 at 8:30am in the cafeteria

 

UPCOMING EVENTS
INFO SESSIONS FOR STATE TESTING - MONDAY, MARCH 19th

6:30pm - 7:30pm in the auditorium

Please join us at one of two information sessions and discussions on the upcoming NY State Tests.

Parents of all grade levels are welcome to bring their questions or concerns. Attendees will walk away with a greater understanding of the tests as well as the stakes.

 

REMINDER: THE PS 10 COMMUNITY BOOK FAIR CONTINUES THROUGH WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21ST!

We are using Fork & Pencil, a local book company, to provide a quality book selection for our students!

The book fair will be held in the library.  Cash, checks, and credit cards will be accepted.

It takes a lot of work and helping hands to run a book fair – please check Konstella to sign up for a volunteer slot! 

 

IT'S THE RETURN OF THE PS10 HAPPY HOUR – WEDNESDAY MARCH 21ST

When: Wednesday, March 21, 5:30–8:30pm 

Where: Skylark Bar, 477 Fifth Ave, at 11th St

What: Combat spring fever with refreshing beverages, community spirit and fun tunes spun by PS10 parents Sean Qualls and Paul Kennedy. Drink tickets $6 each, available at the door; half the proceeds go to PS10 PTA, the other half support a PS10 family business. Adults only; bring friends!

  

PTA GENERAL MEETING – THURSDAY MARCH 22ND

Come out for the next PTA General Meeting at 8:30 am in the cafeteria, after drop-off. 

All parents and guardians are welcome.

 

PS10 VS MS88 TEACHER’S BASKETBALL GAME  – FRIDAY, MARCH 23rd

Come cheer on PS10 teachers as they take on MS88 on the basketball court at TKtime!  The game will take place at K280, there will be concessions available for sale.

 

SAVE THE DATE:  PARENT WORKSHOP: LET'S TALK ABOUT RACE – TUESDAY MARCH 27th, 6:30 - 8:30pm

Please join us for an open discussion on the ways we talk (and don’t talk!) to our children, peers and community about race. This workshop will involve small group discussions, role-playing and other interactive formats, providing practical strategies for these important and often challenging conversations.

Childcare (with pizza for the kids) will be available. Translation services will be available.

Presented by PS10 Diversity Committee. Facilitated by Lori Riddick and Sachi Ferris from Raising Race Conscious Children.  Any question, please contact: ps10diversity@gmail.com.

 

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS

READ-A-THON WINNERS

All Read-a-thon winners will be announced at the grade level assemblies in the last week of March, right before Spring Break.

 

PS10's GOT TALENT SHOW PHOTOS

Please check out the photos from the PS10's Got Talent Show, from Kristina Gibb Photography.  These photos were taken during the dress rehearsal and PS10's Got Talent show.   Enjoy, all downloads are free.  Visit this link to check out the photos.

 

REMINDER: S.T.E.A.M. FAIR MEETING – VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

STEAM Fair 2018 - Call for Volunteers! Our 4th annual STEAM Fair is scheduled for May 19th and we need your help! Join the STEAM Fair Committee on Konstella. For questions, please contact steamfair@pta.ps10.org.  There will also be a meeting Wednesday, March 21st,8:30am.  Please join us in the cafeteria after drop-off for a STEAM Fair planning meeting. The event is May 19th, and there's a lot of organizing to do now. We welcome all volunteers.  If you can't make it to the meeting, you can still help from home! Email: steamfair@pta.ps10.org or join our Konstella group to help out.

 

REMINDER: MERCHANDISE CHAIR AND VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

We are looking for a chair and volunteers for the PS10 store and merchandise committee.

For more information on any of the above opportunities please contact the PTA at pta@ps10.org.

 

COMMUNITY NEWS

 

ONGOING ANNOUNCEMENTS

LOST & FOUND

The lost and found area has been completely cleared. Going forward items left over on the bi-weekly collection dates will be donated or discarded.  We will make every effort to return articles of clothing to students, and adults, but we are unable to hold items out of concern for cleanliness and sanitation. Please help us to keep our school clean and label all your children’s clothing.

 

PARENT RESOURCE AREA

The PTA has a parent resource station consisting of a computer and printer for parent use outside of the PTA office in the cafeteria. This area is also where you can find hardcopy forms, signup sheets, and community information from the PTA.

 

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.

 

FOLLOW PS10 ON SOCIAL MEDIA

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

Instagram Account: PS10BK

Facebook Account: WeAre10BK

Twitter Account: @PS10Brooklyn

Or look for the #ps10brooklyn hashtag