NEWSFLASH, OCTOBER 15TH, 2018 - News for the Week
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NEWSFLASH, OCTOBER 15th, 2018

 

IMPORTANT DATES

October 18 – PTA General Meeting – 6:30pm Meeting

October 25 & 26 – PS10 Photo Day 

October 26 – Monster Mash

November 2 – Parents as Learning Partners

November 2 – PS10 Auction Gala

November 6 – SCHOOL CLOSED – Election Day

November 8 – Harvest Day/Food Drive

November 12 – School Closed – Veterans Day

November 13 – PTA Executive Board Meeting

November 15 – Parent Teacher Conferences – Early Dismissal

                                    Teacher Feast

 

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

 

COMMITTEE MEETINGS

Every Friday, 8:30-9:30am, Cafeteria |Auction Committee Meetings

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

Tuesday, October 16, 8:30am, Cafeteria |Read-a-thon Committee Meeting

Wednesday, October 17, 8:30am, Cafeteria| Sustainability Committee Meeting

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

 

Weds., October 17| Sustainability Committee Meeting

Join us for the first Sustainability Committee meeting on Wednesday, October 17th in the cafeteria at 8:30 am after drop-off. Our team of parents works closely with teachers, staff and students to increase awareness of environmental issues, provide educational opportunities for PS 10 students and families, and promote more sustainable practices.

 

Thurs., October 18, 6:30pm | PTA General Meeting

Join us for the PTA General Meeting! This is your opportunity to hear from the PTA about upcoming events, get a report from Principal Scott and much more. We will be voting on new board members at this meeting as well.  If you're unable to attend, watch on Facebook Live by visiting our Facebook page.   Pizza will be available at 6pm, and childcare will begin at 6:30pm. 

 

Fri., October 26 | PS10 Monster Mash

Come out on FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26TH – 6pm to 8pm.  All children are welcome to come to a school dance in their Halloween Costumes!  We will have music, arts and crafts, and food and drinks!  It’s a ghoulishly fun family event. Tickets are $5 at the door.

 

 Fri., November 2, 7-11pm | Annual Auction Gala – TICKETS ON SALE

Tickets are on sale now for PS10's annual auction and gala fundraiser, ISLAND DREAMS! Join us at Littlefield in Gowanus for open bar, live music, delicious food, and hundreds of fabulous items and experiences up for auction. Click here for tickets and more info.

 

Raffle Baskets – Flyers have gone home to each grade to request donations for raffle baskets for the auction, donations are now due on Tuesday, October 16th.  If you don’t have time to shop, feel free to donate a little money to the cause and we can shop for you.

 

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS

PS10 Photo Day – Coming Soon!

Just a reminder that PS10 Photo Day is coming up soon, on October 25th and 26th.  Please keep an eye out for a volunteer sign-up sheet,  in order to get the best pictures of your child that day we need volunteers to help out! 

 

Ms. Chocolate Fundraiser  

The catalogs have been delivered and the time is ticking!  You have a month to collect orders from family, friends, work colleagues, and most importantly grandparents!!!  The PTA will make approximately 45% on the gross income - so not only is this is a great way to shop for the holidays you can also support the PTA!  There are great prizes for the top sellers and for classes that reach 100% participation!  And did you notice, there is a super BMX bike that will be raffled off - sell 5 items and you are entered into the raffle!!

 

ONGOING ANNOUNCEMENTS

Bringing Hockey to Physical Education

The Physical Education curriculum is planned around the sports and games the students ask us the gym teachers to learn, including themes, as well as ones they want to play. This is the first year we will be teaching our students hockey. They will learn the history of hockey and basic skills from holding a hockey stick to passing and scoring.  The teachers are asking to families to donate money to purchase the equipment; visit their Donors Choose page at this link.

 

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 Breast Cancer Walk

The Making Strides Breast Cancer Walk in Brooklyn is Sunday, October 21, 2018. It will be at Coney Island Boardwalk in MCU Park starting at 10am. To help us reach our goal this year, we will be selling treats and other items (ranging from $1 to $5). The PS 10 lunchtime fundraising will take place on Wednesdays beginning on September 26, 2018 during the lunch periods (11:15am–12:45pm) in the back of the PS 10 Cafeteria. Please help us by allowing your child to make a purchase, by making an online donation and/or by joining our walk. To make an online donation, go to makingstrides.acsevents.org and search for the team: PS10/K280 Making Strides

 

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.   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