PS10 NEWSFLASH – OCTOBER 2, 2017
October 6th FIRST FRIDAY: PARENTS AS LEARNING PARTNERS (CLASSROOMS)
October 7th 5TH GRADE PARENT SOCIAL & SANGRIA MIXER
October 9th COLUMBUS DAY - NO SCHOOL
October 11th PTA Executive Board Meeting
October 14th TENSTOCK ROCKS!
October 16th & 17th SCHOOL PHOTO DAYS
October 19th PTA GENERAL MEETING (6PM in Cafeteria)
October 20th K280 PHOTO DAY October 21st TENTOBERFEST PUB CRAWL
October 27th FALL FROLIC COSTUME & DANCE PARTY
November 3rd “ROARING 20’s” FALL GALA & AUCTION
UPCOMING COMMITTEE MEETINGS
October 2nd Extended Day Committee Meeting after drop-off in cafeteria
October 3rd Auction Committee Check-in Meeting
October 19th PTA General Meeting (6pm Cafeteria)
5th GRADE PARENT SOCIAL - Saturday, October 7th (5pm -11pm) Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity to come out and support the “Class of 2018” Senior Trip fundraising efforts! The evening will come alive with The Ultimate Sangria Contest, music & dancing, great food, raffles, and the opportunity to chat with your child’s 5th grade teacher. SAVE THE DATE!! Tickets are only $25 and may be purchased in the school yard from Erica Nieves-Negron at 8:15AM drop-off and 2:40PM pickup or online.
TENSTOCK ROCKS! - Saturday, October 14th (11am - 4pm) RAIN OR SHINE
We're gearing up for an awesome day of live music, games, crafts, sports, bounce houses, face painters, yummy food, a chili cook-off and more!! The House Band will be entertaining us again this year with several kid-bands to follow. Don’t miss out on this fun-filled, family day out and make sure to bring your friends! Tickets are $10 each or $35 for a family of 4. Sign-up Sheets for Tenstock Bake Sale donations and Chili Cook-Off entries are headed your way - please send them back ASAP. WE NEED YOUR HELP! Parent volunteers are the key to our success so please help however you can. There are many opportunities to volunteer so please pitch-in in whatever way works for you and your family - it’s super rewarding and a ton of fun! Sign-up on on Konstella here or contact Rebecca at email@example.com or Cynthia at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
PS10 & K280 PHOTO DAYS - Monday, October 16th & Tuesday, October 17th CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS! Help our school and kids have an excellent experience by lending a hand on photo day. We need help at PS10 from 8:30AM – 2:30PM on October 16th & 17th, and at K280 on October 20th. Sign-ups & timeslots are coming soon on Konstella - please give us your time! Come for an hour or come out all day - any amount of help is welcome! We need at least 6-8 volunteers each day. For questions or more info please contact Helena Palazzi (email@example.com).
TENTOBERFEST PUB CRAWL - Saturday, October 21st (6PM - 11PM): Please join us for our First Annual Tentoberfest Pub Crawl - a community fundraiser supporting local establishments. We created this event so parents can mix & mingle in celebration of Octoberfest! Tickets are only $25 and $4 HAPPY HOUR LASTS ALL NIGHT LONG! Adults only. All proceeds go to PTA. Raffle & swag.
FALL FROLIC COSTUME PARTY - Friday, October 27th (6PM - 9PM in PS10 Cafeteria) The PS10 Fifth Grade Committee Presents our Fall Frolic Fundraiser and Costume Dance Party! Every grade is welcome to join in the fun - show off your costume and frolic with your friends as the cafeteria comes alive with Music, Dancing, Games, a Cafe, Crafts and More! Tickets are only $5 per person and will be on sale in the school lobby.
ROARING 20’S AUCTION/GALA – Friday, November 3rd (7PM - 11PM at Prospect Park Picnic House) Please join us for a night of dancing, good eats, drinks, silent auction (shhhhhhh), a roaring live auction, and so much more. Dress as a gangster or silent screen star, Come as a flapper or come as you are. Themed attire not required, but highly encouraged. Speakeasy password and ticket information will be sent at a later date.
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS & UPDATES
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Share your photos by tagging us at #ps10brooklyn or #weare10 for an opportunity to be featured on our schools page.
*Please note: Student's faces will not be photographed.
PS10 COMMUNITY EDUCATION COUNCIL LIAISON ANNOUNCED
PS 154 Mom, Nicole Briar has been selected as PS10’s CEC Liaison this year. She is the IEP parent representative on the board, and the Liaison to PS10 and several other schools. Each Community Education Council District 15 (CEC15) member serves as a liaison for a group of schools in the District to maintain communication with the families, PTA leadership, and the principal. CEC15 members also attend occasional PTA and SLT meetings at their liaison schools to keep abreast of relevant issues. Communication between schools and CEC15 members helps the Council better represent students and families in our district.
OTHER WAYS TO HELP PS10!
Know a business that can sponsor TENSTOCK or THE AUCTION? Do you own a small business? Do you work for a small business? Do you patronize a favorite small business, restaurant or service? Now is the time for local small businesses in our PS10 community to take advantage of a special sponsorship opportunity. For just $100 their business can be a part of TENSTOCK OR THE AUCTION and help us reach our fundraising goals for the year. Email firstname.lastname@example.org (TENSTOCK) or Erica.Nieves@corcoran.com (AUCTION/GALA) for more information and sponsorship forms
Do you sing? Do you sing well in the shower? Our PS10 Parent House Band needs vocalists for upcoming events including TenStock and Harvest Day. You don’t need to be able to sell out a concert, just be loud enough to be heard and to move people. Please contact email@example.com