NEWSFLASH, NOVEMEBER 26, 2018 - PS10 News for the Week
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NEWSFLASH, NOVEMBER 26, 2018

IMPORTANT DATES

November 29 – 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 12 – 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

 

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

 

Thurs., November 29 & December 12 | 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!   Sign-up for the first class online on Konstella at this link.

 

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 the Cap and Gown photos for all 5th Grade students as well as retakes for any student who was absent on the original photo days, is new to the school or who has seen their proofs and would like a retake. Photo proofs from the original sessions should have distributed to all students last week or this week. If you would like to have a photo done on that day, please sign up by Wednesday, November 28 at 2:00 pm using this form - https://goo.gl/forms/iAX6wBQKThvHM1L22. PLEASE NOTE: This will be the last opportunity for all student and staff photos.

 

Sun., December 2 |PS10 Chess Tournament – SIGN UP NOW TO PLAY & VOLUNTEER

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 ps10chess@gmail.com.  Sign up Here: https://impactcoachingnetwork.wufoo.com/forms/r1jawfcm01j5vfp/ and use discount code ps10.  PTA is running concessions and bake sale and monitoring the team rooms!  Volunteer to help out here.

 

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.

 

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

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

 

Square One Art – PAPER ORDERS DUE TODAY 11/26

Last week to order Square1Art.  Paper orders are due today, and online and phone orders are due on November 30th.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. 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 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). There are two ordering deadlines, one is November 30thand the final is December 20th

 

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

 

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!

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:

Instagram: @ps10bk

Facebook: WeAre10BK

Twitter: @PS10Brooklyn or look for the #ps10brooklyn hashtag