NEWSFLASH, MAY 7, 2018
Tue, May 8 7:29am
PS10

 

NEWSFLASH, MAY 7, 2018

 

 

IMPORTANT DATES

May 8 – Teacher Appreciation Day

May 9 – PTA Executive Board Meeting

May 10 – D15 Science Fair

May 11 – Grandparents Day & Mother’s Day Sales

May 12 – PTA Fun Run

May 15 – Lower Grade Science Fair

May 17 – PTA General Meeting

May 19 – S.T.E.A.M Fair

May 22 – Smoothie Day

May 23 –  Family Engagement Night

     Title 1 Workshop: Talking to Kids about Neurodiversity and Physical Differences

May 28 – Memorial Day – NO SCHOOL

May 31 – 5th Grade Dinner and Dance

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

REMINDER: Grandparents Day – May 11th

We are welcoming all of the grandparents and other important adults in our children’s lives to PS 10 the morning of May 11th. All attendees will be able to visit their child’s classroom, complete a special project together and enjoy a hot breakfast and coffee reception.  There will also be an opportunity to take special photographs with your child, and bid on an art auction. Volunteers needed to help make this day a success, please sign-up here.  There is also still availability for still photo sessions if you’re interested, please sign up for a spot here.

 

NEW: Mother’s Day Flower Sale – May 11th

Please send your child in with $1 for the flower sale on May 11th.  We will also have small items and keepsakes for children to purchase ranging from $1-$5. Sales for both will happen through the school day and at pickup. Volunteer sign up here.

 

REGISTRATION CONTINUES - The Brooklyn PTA Fun Run, May 12th at 10am

The PTA 5K Fun Run* has brought together hundreds of parents, teachers, and students from scores of Brooklyn schools and beyond to run/walk/stroll/toddle 5-kilometers through Prospect Park for over a decade. Number pickup and pre-race activities will begin at 8:45 AM in the Bartel-Pritchard Parking Lot. https://nycruns.com/races/?race=brooklyn-pta-5k-fun-run-for-schools

 

Participants pay a registration fee ($20/individual, $5 for each additional family member up to 5) and may raise additional money through sponsors.  *This is an untimed event.

 

COMING UP: The STEAM FAIR is SATURDAY, MAY 19th, rain or shine!

Tickets on sale soon or buy at the door on the day of.

We also need VOLUNTEERS to pull off such a great event.  Please join us in making this amazing day for the kids and community. Sign-up to help here.

 

STEAM FAIR featuring activities from: Brooklyn Game Lab, BEAM Center, Construction Kids, Brooklyn Robot Foundry, The Tiny Scientist, The League of Young Inventors, MakerState, CodeJam, The Little Animation Studio, NYC First Robotics, Kids in the Game, Koko NYC/Open Source Gallery, Textile Arts Center, Geek Forrest, NORY, Urban Choir Project, From Wonder, Nerdy Derby, and many more!!!

 

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS

Reminder: Lower Grade Science Fair – Week of May 14th

May 14th- Set up Science Fair in the Gym

May 15th - Opening Night for Grades 2&3, 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Science Fair continues through Friday May 18th

 

Parent Teacher Conferences/Family Engagement Night – May 23rd

This evening is an opportunity for parents to meet the teachers from the following grade to learn more about what to expect in the upcoming school year. Look out for paperwork and Konstella-specific info soon. 

 

COMMUNITY NEWS

D15 SCIENCE FAIR, Thursday, May 10th from 5:30pm to 7:30pm

PS 130, 713 Caton Avenue

F/G to Ft. Hamilton, B/Q to Church Ave.

Note: This is a fully accessible building

 

CEC D15 DIVERSITY PLAN PUBLIC WORKSHOP #3, SATURDAY, May 12th, 12pm

Public Workshop #3 will provide community members the opportunity to share their ideas and feedback on initial ideas and recommendations to create more diverse, meaningfully integrated middle schools in District 15.  Parents, students, teachers, staff and administrators are all encouraged to attend.

 

RSVP online: www.d15plan.eventbrite.com

Location: Miccio Community Center, 110 W. 9th Street, Brooklyn, NY  11231

 

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.  Also, please clear the area as items will be discarded this weekend.

 

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 PS 10 ON SOCIAL MEDIA

Find PS 10 on social media for the latest school updates and highlights:

Instagram Account: https://www.instagram.com/ps10bk/?hl=en

Facebook Account: WeAre10BK

Twitter Account: @PS10Brooklyn

Or look for the #ps10brooklyn hashtag