NEWSFLASH, NOVEMBER 18, 2018
November 20 – PTA General Meeting – 8:30am
November 22 & 23 – SCHOOL CLOSED - Thanksgiving Break
November 29 – Gladiators Parents Chess Night – Social Hour
November 30 – Photo Retake Day/5th Grade Cap and Gown Day
December 2 – PS10 Chess Tournament
December 5 – Parent Happy Hour
December 7 – Parents as Learning Partners
December 11 – Executive Board Meeting
December 13 – Gladiators Parents Chess Night – Social Hour
December 14 – Movie Night at PS10
December 18 – 5thGrade Holiday Show – 10am
December 19 – 5thGrade Holiday Show – 6pm
December 20 – PTA General Meeting – 6:30pm
December 24-Jan 1 – NO SCHOOL – Winter Recess
January 2 – SCHOOL RESUMES
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Every Wednesday, 8:30-9:30am, Cafeteria |Equity, Inclusion & Diversity Committee Meetings & Availability
Tues, November 20 |PTA General Meeting at 8:30am
Join us for the PTA General Meeting Tomorrow at 8:30 a.m. in the cafeteriaThis 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. We will be hearing from the head of the Gladiators Chess Club about Chess in the classroom. If you're unable to attend, watch on Facebook Live by visiting our Facebook page.
Thurs., November 29 & December 12 | Gladiators Parents Chess night!
The PTA with the PS10 Gladiators will be hosting beginning chess and refresher chess classes for parents at Dynamite coffee shop! 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 first classes will be:
Nov 29 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm beginning chess
Dec 12 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm refresher to chess/pointers for players
The PTA will be asking for a donation, but everyone is welcome to join! We will post the sign-ups soon. Space is limited (but we promise to do more if these are enjoyed!)
Fri., November 30 | Photo Retake Day/5th Grade Cap and Gown Day
On November 30th, Stomping Ground will be returning to PS 10 to do retakes for any student who was absent on the original photo days. Photo proofs from the original sessions should have distributed to all students last week or this week and have instructions on how to request a retake if you would like a new photo taken. On the same day, 5th Grade students will also take their Cap and Gown photo. PLEASE NOTE: This will be the last opportunity for all student and staff photos.
Weds., December 5 | Parent Happy Hour, SAVE THE DATE
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.
Square One Art –ORDERS DUE ON 11/26
Please be on the lookout for Square1Art packets they should have gone home last week in your child's yellow folder. Orders may be made online, by phone, or with the paper order form in your child's packet and must be placed by November 26th. The PTA earns a profit from every order, and thank you for participating, we provide each child with a sheet of stickers imprinted with their artwork – absolutely free. All online and paper order forms must be turned in by the due date on your child’s custom catalog (no late orders can be accepted). You can order online at www.square1art.com/shop.
Stomping Ground School Photos – Proofs Sent Home/View Proofs Online
The proofs from the PS10 School photo day should have been sent home last week or will be sent home early this week in your child’s yellow folder. 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). There are two ordering deadlines, one is November 30thand the final is December 20th. Also photo retake day and cap and gown photo day is Friday, November 30th. If you missed photo day please sign up your child for the retake day.
PS10 Chess Tournament on December 2nd – SIGN UP NOW
PS10 Gladiators are hosting a Chess Tournament on Dec 2, 2018. If your child can plan a full game, understands the game and wants to a play a tournament you can sign your child up. If you have questions email email@example.com. Sign up here, and use discount code ps10. We will be asking for volunteers when we get closer! PTA is running concessions and bake sale and monitoring the team rooms! We will need parental help!
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.
Barnes & Noble Book Fair – CANCELLED
In order to clarify PS10 is no longer hosting a book fair at Barnes & Noble on December 8th.
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 firstname.lastname@example.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 linkto print out a collection sheet or grab one outside the PTA office.
Lost & Found!
The lost and found is starting to get large. 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:
Twitter: @PS10Brooklyn or look for the #ps10brooklyn hashtag