Enrollment Period for NYS Health Insurance Extended

Wed, Apr 8 12:18pm

I was asked to share the attached letter with families.  NY State of Health is committed to ensuring access to affordable, quality health insurance for all New Yorkers so they can get the care they ne ... [More]

Principal's Update on Spring Recess & Student Attendance

Tue, Apr 7 2:05pm

Dear Families,  We know that you have all heard that school will be in session this Thursday and Friday, as well as the week of April 13th. We understand that this announcement has been met with mixed ... [More]

Video of PTA General Meeting—Wednesday, April 1

Fri, Apr 3 7:56pm

Hi PS 58 Community: The recording of this past Wednesday's General PTA Meeting is now available for viewing. Please visit this link and type in the password "Carroll". Hope you all have a safe and hea ... [More]

Principal's Update

Fri, Apr 3 4:57pm

Please read the message from Katie below... Dear Families, I am writing to you as we complete our second official week of remote learning. I hope that your family is safe and healthy. We are living in ... [More]

All New Yorkers (not just students) can now take 3 meals to go at DoE feeding sites

Fri, Apr 3 1:19pm

The mayor just announced that adults are now eligible to take three free grab & go meals at 435 feeding sites in NYC.   Hours: 7:30am to 11:30am is reserved for families and students 11:30am to 1:30 p ... [More]

Today at 1pm: 7 Strengths for These Challenging Times: Supporting Your Journey as Parents and Caregivers to Make At-Home Learning Matter

Fri, Apr 3 11:29am

 Led by author, educator, and literacy leader Pam Allyn, Hosted by Scholastic Books Friday, April 3⋅1:00 – 1:30pm   WEBEX  A fellow parent coordinator sent me this webinar info...   Description: Click ... [More]

Expanded list of Essential Workers eligible to enroll a child in a Regional Enrichment Center

Thu, Apr 2 10:50am

If you are employed in any of these occupations or fields, you are considered an Essential Worker and your child is eligible to enroll in a Regional Enrichment Center while school is closed.   To find ... [More]

E-blast Wednesday, April 1

Wed, Apr 1 2:09pm

Hello everyone. First:  I sincerely hope that you are well.  Please let me know if your family has any concerns or needs at this time. The  Chancellor asked that we send you the link to Frequently Ask ... [More]

CARROLL KIDS Google Classrooms

Wed, Apr 1 11:11am

PS58 Families and Carroll Kids’s kids! Although we can’t be together for now, Carroll Kids staff wants very much to stay connected! We’ve been busy creating “classrooms” where we can do just that. We’ ... [More]

Plea for participation in the US Census and the NYC School Survey

Tue, Mar 31 11:18am

If you can find a moment, complete two important surveys that can help make our city and schools better.   Participation in the 2020 US Census is more important than ever!   US Census.  We need  an ac ... [More]

Links to PS 58 sites

Fri, Mar 27 3:22pm

Here is a link to the new file folder with links to the Parent Help Hub, Enrichment Resource Site, and the Carroll Kids Aftercare Site.   https://www.konstella.com/app/school/58d40467e4b002dbdb7f49a9/ ... [More]

Principal's Update

Fri, Mar 27 2:32pm

Please read this message from Katie...   Dear PS 58 Families:   Hello to everyone in our community.  To say that I miss you all dearly would be an understatement.  I am writing to you as I conference- ... [More]

iPad Delivery Scam Alert

Fri, Mar 27 9:59am

If you receive this message please do not reply or click on any links.  This is not from the NYC Department of Education. Parents who requested an iPad will receive a text or email from the NYC DoE.  ... [More]

Hello from Joan Bredthauer

Thu, Mar 26 3:56pm

  It is 2:55pm as I write this from my living room.  In a normal world, I’d be heading to the auditorium at PS 58 and dismissal would just be starting.  Of course, this is a new normal.  We are all at ... [More]

Seeking volunteers for podcast interviews—tips for teaching at home

Thu, Mar 26 3:01pm

Hi Parents! PS 58 is temporarily closed, but that doesn’t mean we can’t still produce podcasts! For April’s edition of The Carroll Companion, I’d like to interview a few parents/families to discuss wh ... [More]

Parent Help Hub Site

Wed, Mar 25 4:02pm

Hello! I hope that all our families are all well.  We are all in new territory!   In an effort to compile important resources for parents in one place, I created the Parent Help Hub, a Google Site tha ... [More]

Wonderful DRAMA activities from 'The New Victory Theatre'

Tue, Mar 24 2:31pm

https://newvictory.org/new-victory-arts-break-just-move-week/?utm_source=wordfly&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=1920NVArtsBreakBlog2&utm_content=version_A&promo=129  

As of today, no meals at PS 58. Go to one of these sites instead!

Mon, Mar 23 1:56pm

Meals are available at these sites from 7:30am to 1:30pm.  Students can take 3 meals to go. https://www.ps58brooklyn.org/2020/03/23/23956/

D15 Enrichment sites for children of essential workers & Updated List of D15 Grab and Go Meal Sites

Mon, Mar 23 1:52pm

D15 Regional Education Centers Open Today! The DoE has created Regional Enrichment Centers—places where the children of front-line workers can be safely cared for while their parents continue to serve ... [More]

Correction: Grab & Go Meal Site serve all daily meals, not just breakfast

Mon, Mar 23 12:05pm

Again, the hours to pick up free meals are 7:30am to 1:30pm

CARROLL KIDS update

Sun, Mar 22 6:01pm

Dear Families, Please rest assured that no new CARROLL KIDS Aftercare payments will be billed. We have cancelled all invoices as of April 1st. Those due a refund for the last two weeks of March afterc ... [More]

Carroll Kids PIANO students looking for keyboard loaner(s)....

Sun, Mar 22 11:38am

Our long-time vendor The Piano School of New York is continuing to offer piano lessons via Zoom. Some of our students do not have pianos at home so we're asking the community if anyone has a 61-key or ... [More]

Important updates from the DoE

Sat, Mar 21 11:22am

 I've copied important updates from a recent email from Community Education Council 15.  Please scroll down and read them all.  --Joan     Dear D15 Friends and Families,   We hope this email finds you ... [More]

Principal's Update March 20, 2020

Fri, Mar 20 1:03pm

Please read this message from Principal Dello Stritto:   Dear PS 58 community:   I am sure you, like me, have been getting message after message beginning with “in these uncertain times.” I thought it ... [More]

Update from principal - March 17, 2020

Tue, Mar 17 3:14pm

Dear Families:   As I write this message during this extraordinary time, my utmost concern is that you and your family are well.  I hope you are taking good care of yourselves and staying informed as ... [More]

Letter from Principal Dello Stritto: Schools Closed Tomorrow until April 20

Sun, Mar 15 9:13pm

Please read this important letter from Principal Dello Stritto about the closing of NYC public schools.

Effective tomorrow, Monday, March 16th Carroll Kids Afterschool is suspended. This includes ENRICHMENT and AFTERCARE*

Sun, Mar 15 3:13pm

Dear Families,   Effective tomorrow, Monday, March 16th we will be suspending Carroll Kids Afterschool. This includes ENRICHMENT and AFTERCARE*.    Many of our Carroll Kids counselors and vendors come ... [More]

Important Message from the PS 58 PTA Executive Board

Sun, Mar 15 12:49pm

Hi fellow parents and families of PS58: We’ve all been grappling with the unknowns associated with coronavirus and the constant wave of news and developments affecting each decision we make. We haven’ ... [More]

Important message from the principal

Sat, Mar 14 6:42pm

                                                                                                                                                                           March 14, 2020 Dear PS 58 Fam ... [More]

Auction Party - Rescheduled

Fri, Mar 13 6:08pm

On behalf of our Auction Party Committee co-chairs, please find the below announcement.    As you may have guessed, the PS58 Auction Party, originally scheduled for March 21, has been rescheduled to J ... [More]

Pantry Drive TODAY - Our Neighbors in Carroll Gardens and in Red Hook Need to Stock Up Too!

Fri, Mar 13 10:58am

Dear PS 58 Families, I hope that you are staying healthy and sane and have been able to stock your pantries! Parents at our school and our partner school, PS 676, are doing the same thing, but many of ... [More]

Auction Party Update

Wed, Mar 11 6:33pm

Please see below for a note from the Auction Party Committee Co-Chairs.   Parent-Friends,   I'm sure many of you have been wondering about the status of the Auction Party, so we wanted to provide an u ... [More]

Carroll Kids Afterschool activities (enrichment and aftercare) CONTINUE as scheduled...

Wed, Mar 11 1:32pm

per Principal Dello Stritto's email. Just wanted to reassure you that Carroll Kids is in session.    

Update from the Principal

Wed, Mar 11 12:23pm

Please read the attached letter from Katie Dello Stritto.  This letter was also sent via the e-blast lists.

Coronavirus Update from the Chancellor

Tue, Mar 10 11:13am

Families should bookmark this page on the Department of Education’s website for the latest guidance and information on the virus and school policies: https://www.schools.nyc.gov/school-life/health-and ... [More]

Get Your Spot Now! Carroll Kids Spring Registration Closes March 20

Mon, Mar 9 2:07pm

Hi!    Registration for both enrichment classes and aftercare is available online through March 20! Many classes still have spots - sign up today! Check out the Quick Glance Grid to see classes that h ... [More]

Twelve questions you always wanted to know about the PS58 Auction but were afraid to ask.

Tue, Mar 3 7:32am

  Is this an auction party or an online auction? Both. There’s a party at the Bell House on March 21 with a live auction. There’s also an online auction that culminates that night.   Am I Invited? You ... [More]

Keep the Reading Logs/Pledges Coming!

Mon, Mar 2 8:17pm

Thank you to so many families who sent tallied minutes and submitted pledges. If you haven't sent those into your teacher, please do so by the end of this week. We want to add up all the minutes read! ... [More]

New PS 58 Podcast Episode: The Rainbow Club!

Mon, Mar 2 11:06am

  The February edition of The Carroll Companion podcast is live!   In this episode we discuss PS 58's new GSA Club, the Rainbow Club. We talk with the Rainbow Club's founders, 2nd Grade teacher Michel ... [More]

Tally Those Minutes!

Sun, Mar 1 7:37pm

Last day for the Read A Thon! Please tally the minutes your child read and write them on the reading log. You can paperclip your cash or checks to the log/donation page or put it all in  an envelope a ... [More]

CARROLL KIDS SPRING BREAK CAMP Monday, April 13 through Friday, April 17

Sat, Feb 29 5:11pm

CARROLL KIDS SPRING BREAK CAMP Monday, April 13 through Friday, April 17 CARROLL KIDS will offer a 5-day camp for Spring Break. Activities include field trips, CK Olympics and more! Three field trips ... [More]

Off the Ipad and Into a Book!

Sat, Feb 29 8:10am

These are the last 2 days of the Read A Thon. Use these weekend mornings to crack a book and log those minutes.    Ways to donate: CASH: You can collect cash and send it in to school through your chil ... [More]

Reminder: Registration for Spring Enrichment Classes Starts Monday, March 2 at 8am!

Fri, Feb 28 11:33am

Hi! Registration for our spring session of enrichment classes is on Monday, March 2 at 8am and online registration will be open through Friday, March 20.  Click here for the link to register! Click he ... [More]

Reminder: Carroll Kids Spring Enrichment Class Registration is Monday, March 2 at 8am!

Fri, Feb 28 11:30am

Hi! Registration for our spring session of enrichment classes is on Monday, March 2 at 8am and online registration will be open through Friday, March 20.  Click here for the link to register! Click he ... [More]

Announcing the District 15 Participatory Action Research (PAR) Project!

Thu, Feb 27 2:58pm

The current status of the proposed rezoning of elementary schools in subdistrict 3 of district 15 is the creation of a Participatory Action Research Project.  The PAR is seeking 8 volunteers from the ... [More]

Update on Coronavirus

Thu, Feb 27 1:42pm

I am sending copies of letters and FAQs that were sent home in backpack mail today: Principal's Update, February 27, 2020 Letter from the NYC Department of Health dated February 26, 2020 FAQs on coron ... [More]

READ A THON Q & A

Wed, Feb 26 9:21pm

Dear PS 58 Families: The excitement and energy for the Read A Thon has been amazing! Keep encouraging your children to log their minutes. Here are answers to questions we've gotten:   How do I pledge ... [More]

Skype Grandma!

Tue, Feb 25 6:39pm

Skype Grandma. Call Grandpa. Text those Uncles and Aunts. Ask them to please pledge money for your little reading monsters during the Read-A-Thon! You can collect donations in cash, check or online he ... [More]

TUESDAY, February 25th ENRICHMENT AFTERSCHOOL pick-up will be from following locations, due to 5th Grade play practice in auditorium...

Mon, Feb 24 2:49pm

Cheer Team - GYM Ping Pong - GYM HipHop - GYM BitBots - Room 111  CHESS - Room 127 LEGO - Room 114 ALL OTHERS in LOBBY: Fashion Club Flag Football Italian Little Explorers Math Olympiads Mindful Yoga ... [More]

March 5th is a HALF DAY. Carroll Kids will be in session, but requires registration for all...

Sun, Feb 23 11:51am

Carroll Kids offers coverage from noon to 6:30pm on the Thursday, March 5th HALF DAY in lieu of Parent-Teacher Conferences. ALL STUDENTS MUST REGISTER here for the NOON to 3pm CAMP ($40 per student). ... [More]

The Reading Monsters are Coming!

Sun, Feb 23 11:21am

The Read-A-Thon starts tomorrow! Look for information in your child's folder on Monday. Ready, set, read!

Updates & Corrections for Spring 2020 Carroll Kids Enrichment & Aftercare

Thu, Feb 20 4:43pm

Hi! Hope everyone is having a fabulous winter break! Just a few quick updates for the Spring Course guide: 1 - Girls on the Run is on Tuesdays and Thursdays this spring and begins on Tuesday, March 16 ... [More]

Carroll Kids: Today's left behind treasure...

Thu, Feb 13 7:55pm

Just want to urge you all to put names on your children's belongings. Every day we end up with left behind treasures. We really want to reconnect your child with their things. Here's today's LBT. Let ... [More]

Check Out Our Carroll Kids Spring Enrichment Class Guide!

Thu, Feb 13 7:21pm

Hello PS 58 Families! Spring 2020 ENRICHMENT registration opens on Monday, March 2 at 8am. If you are on a waitlist from the previous term, you’ll receive an email during the last week of February wit ... [More]

Carroll Kids SUMMER CAMP!

Mon, Feb 10 8:21pm

REGISTRATION / PAYMENT DEADLINES   Camp will run for 5 weeks, from July 6 through August 7, 8:30am to 4:30pm. You may register by the week or for the full session. The fee per week is $725; siblings w ... [More]

Reminder: International Food Festival Sunday, February 9th 12 - 2 pm

Fri, Feb 7 2:27pm

Hi PS58 Community,    This is just a reminder that the International Food Festival is this Sunday, February 9th from 12 noon until 2 pm.    We hope that you and your family will join us !    You can p ... [More]

CARROLL KIDS SUMMER CAMP is a go!

Wed, Feb 5 11:42am

Carroll Kids Summer Camp is a go! Current Carroll Kids staff will run the show; these are people your kids already know! We’re planning field trips (three times a week); swimming and park excursions; ... [More]

New PS 58 Podcast Episode: Homework Without Battles!

Mon, Feb 3 10:39am

  The January edition of The Carroll Companion podcast was posted on Friday night, and it's a doozy: All PS58 families will be interested in  Homework Without Battles.   In this episode we discuss the ... [More]

Carroll Kids Mid-Winter CAMP

Sun, Feb 2 8:35pm

CARROLL KIDS will offer a 4-day camp for Mid-Winter Break. Activities include field trips, CK Olympics and more! Two field trips are scheduled: one to the American Museum of Natural History for all ag ... [More]

Re: Update from Department of Health

Thu, Jan 30 9:55am

Hello families,   I am sharing a letter from the Department of Health regarding the coronavirus. As you will see in the letter, the Department of Health is advising that we go about our daily activiti ... [More]

Join us for Cine Bistro this Friday, January 31st

Tue, Jan 28 10:54pm

Come join us this Friday for our first Cine Bistro of the year!   We will be showing Song of the Sea, a beautiful, hand drawn animated film chosen by our 5th graders.   Song of the Sea follows the sto ... [More]

Request for Volunteers to Form an Audit Committee

Tue, Jan 28 7:31am

One of the many checks and balances built into our PTA is the requirement for an internal audit. It is recommended by the NYC Chancellor that an internal audit be conducted once every year. The Audit  ... [More]

International Food Festival Information and Sign Up Form

Thu, Jan 23 2:27pm

  2020 ANNUAL FOOD FESTIVAL INFORMATION AND ATTACHED SIGN-UP FORM   The food festival is just around the corner and we are so excited to see you all there!  We hope you will plan to join us not only t ... [More]

Registration is now open for Mid-Winter Break CAMP...

Wed, Jan 15 8:49pm

It will run Tuesday, Feb 18 through Friday, Feb 21. Register via Sawyer. Select CAMPS.

DRESS UP DAY IS POSTPONED

Tue, Jan 14 9:18am

We have decided to postpone our schoolwide dress up day, originally scheduled for Wednesday, January 15th.   There will be an announcement of a new date and a new theme shortly.  Stay tuned.  

A letter from Principal Dello Stritto: PTA Budget

Fri, Jan 10 2:13pm

Dear Families:   I’m writing to provide an update and address some questions that have come up about our Parent Teacher Association (PTA)’s fundraising.   Our PTA hopes to raise and spend roughly $545 ... [More]

Save the Date: International Food Festival February 9th

Fri, Jan 10 12:19pm

    Save the Date!! PS 58’s Annual International Food Festival   When:  Sunday, February 9th from 12-2 p.m. Where: PS 58 Gym  What:   Donate a dish to share or $5/person suggested donation   Come join ... [More]

You Can Do It: Donate Your TIME and TALENTS to Improve PS58 : )

Fri, Jan 10 11:29am

Every dollar donated to our 2019 Direct Appeal will provide vital resources both in the classroom and out—it is essential and we are so grateful to those who have already donated.  But did you know th ... [More]

NO AFTERSCHOOL ENRICHMENT Classes this week; AFTERCARE IS IN SESSION!

Wed, Jan 1 5:54pm

HAPPY NEW YEAR!! Just a reminder that Carroll Kids ENRICHMENT classes start NEXT week; Monday, January 6th. Carroll Kids AFTERCARE will be in session tomorrow and Friday for those who have re-enrolled ... [More]

New PS 58 Podcast Episode: Safety at PS 58!

Thu, Dec 19 9:54pm

  The December edition of The Carroll Companion podcast has just been posted, and it's a topic that affects all of us: Safety at PS 58.   Evacuation drills, lockdown drills, entrance door security, an ... [More]

Thank you from the Holiday Market team! ❄️

Wed, Dec 18 4:48pm

Wanted to send a quick note of thanks to the whole PS 58 community for an incredible Holiday Market this past weekend!    We were thrilled to see so many of you there — the turnout exceeded our expect ... [More]

Telephone is still down @ PS58, so please email if you need to communicate anything regarding AFTERSCHOOL today, December 18th.

Wed, Dec 18 2:49pm

thanks!

PS 58 internet/phone lines down

Wed, Dec 18 10:55am

Hello everyone, PS 58 and neighboring schools are currently experiencing phone and internet disruptions. We can make outgoing calls but are not receiving calls and do not currently have internet acces ... [More]

YEAR-END GIVING: We Can Do It!

Mon, Dec 16 10:38am

YEAR-END GIVING: We Can Do It!    Did You Know? The PS58 PTA is a registered 501(c)3 organization so all donations to our Direct Appeal are fully tax deductible!   If you would like to take advantage ... [More]

Holiday Market is TOMORROW!

Fri, Dec 13 2:16pm

We're excited to see everyone tomorrow! The Holiday Market is a public event, and runs all day from 11am-5pm — bring your friends and come at any time.    Please bring the kids! We've got crafts ready ... [More]

Carroll Kids Online Registration Closes on December 20

Thu, Dec 12 11:34am

Hi! Still looking for a fun enrichment class? We still have spots in our enrichment classes for the upcoming winter session that starts Monday, January 6. Also just a reminder that everyone must re-en ... [More]

Vendor List Reveal! PS 58 Holiday Market is Saturday! ❄️

Wed, Dec 11 4:46pm

We hope all PS 58 families are planning to come to the Holiday Market this Saturday!   It will run from 11am-5pm in the gym, so please plan to stop by at any time — even your presence supports our sch ... [More]

Carroll Kids Summer Camp Survey

Sun, Dec 8 6:32pm

Hi PS 58 Families! Given the success of last year's Spring Break Camp and requests for a Mid-Winter Break and Spring Break Camp this year, we have decided to inquire about potential interest in a Carr ... [More]

Registration for Carroll Kids Winter 2020 Classes & Aftercare

Wed, Dec 4 1:47pm

Hi PS 58 Families!  Registration for Carroll Kids Winter 2020 enrichment classes and aftercare are available for online registration now. Some classes have filled, but we do have many spots still avai ... [More]

REMINDER: Intramural Basketball is NOT a DROP-OFF activity...

Wed, Dec 4 12:58pm

FROM INTRAMURAL BASKETBALL instructions: "Please  note that the basketball program is not a drop-off activity, so either a parent or designated guardian must be present during all assessments, practic ... [More]

Help Our Direct Appeal : Engage Your Networks!

Tue, Dec 3 8:11pm

It will be easier to achieve our Direct Appeal goal with help from others!   Even small contributions can have a big impact. For example, if only three additional people donated $65 on behalf of each ... [More]

ENRICHMENT Afterschool Classes are CANCELLED today, Monday, December 2nd due to weather. CARROLL KIDS AFTERCARE will be in session...

Mon, Dec 2 8:13am

but we ask that you arrange for pick-up by 5pm so that staff can get safely home.    THANK YOU FOR YOUR UNDERSTANDING!  

Let Amazon donate to your PTA!!!

Wed, Nov 27 1:21pm

Dear PS58 Parents and Teachers,   The shopping season is coming ❄❅❆❅❆ let Amazon donate to your PTA!!!   Amazon Smile for PS58 : Did you know that if you shop with Amazon you can have your  purchases ... [More]

Announcing the New PS 58 Podcast: The Carroll Companion!

Tue, Nov 26 10:24pm

  The PTA is proud to announce a new podcast devoted to life at PS 58–The Carroll School.    Each episode we’ll endeavor to answer some of your questions about what goes on behind the school’s doors. ... [More]

HAPPY THANKSGIVING from Carroll Kids...and a request

Tue, Nov 26 2:45pm

Carroll Kids IS in session tomorrow, Wednesday, November 27th but we ask that parents make every effort to pick-up their children by 5:30pm. We have many counselors who will be traveling for the holid ... [More]

Last chance to donate food for CHiPs

Tue, Nov 26 2:21pm

Please bring your donation at drop off tomorrow, Wednesday, November 27. We cannot accept donations after 9:00 am tomorrow.

Winter Enrichment Class Updates: Girls' Lacrosse & Ping Pong + New Classes!

Thu, Nov 21 11:43am

Hi! A couple of updates and corrections to our winter course guide -- On Tuesdays, Ms. Lili Ann & Ms. Pfiefer will be offering Ping Pong for grades 3, 4 and 5 (I mistakenly included Archery). The pric ... [More]

Check out the PS58 Carroll Kids Winter 2020 Enrichment Classes!

Mon, Nov 18 12:20pm

Hello PS 58 Families! Winter 2020 ENRICHMENT registration opens on Monday, December 2 at 8am. If you are on a waitlist from fall term, you’ll receive an email this week with information on priority re ... [More]

Corporate Matching : DID YOU KNOW?

Mon, Nov 18 8:58am

Many companies are already set up to MATCH their employees’ DONATIONS!   CORPORATE MATCHING is one of the most effective ways for us to reach our Direct Appeal fundraising goals.    And we’ve made it ... [More]

Half-Day Camp is FULL!

Thu, Nov 14 8:44am

If you haven't received confirmation from us via email, we do NOT expect to see your child(ren) at today's HALF-DAY CAMP from 12 to 3pm and assume you've made arrangements to have your students picked ... [More]

❄️ PS 58 Holiday Market ❄️

Tue, Nov 12 3:11pm

PS 58’s 3rd Annual Holiday Market will be taking place on Saturday, December 14 from 11am-5pm. We’ll have some amazing vendors, food for purchase, a raffle, and craft activities for the kids — it’s go ... [More]

PS 58 Invites You to Support CHiPS Soup Kitchen and Women’s Shelter in our Annual Turkey Trot

Fri, Nov 8 11:22am

Please help P.S. 58 support CHiPS, a local nonprofit that, since 1971, has been a lifeline for our neighbors who struggle with homelessness and food insecurity.  This year, we are hoping to meet our g ... [More]

Give for your child's future today + field trip payment change (Direct Appeal)

Fri, Nov 8 11:17am

    We can do this. We can continue to support the outstanding education happening here at PS 58.   But we can only do it together. From enriching the curriculum through programs like chess and the Me ... [More]

View your child's school photos online now

Thu, Nov 7 1:33pm

Photos are online!   Please see the attached PDF for ordering instructions, any issues with ordering contact Stomping Ground directly at help@stompinggroundphoto.com.   Retake day is the morning of We ... [More]

CARROLL KIDS AFTERCARE: New LATE Policy

Fri, Nov 1 2:57pm

PLEASE REVIEW THIS CHANGE POLICY: LATEST pick up time for Carroll Kids aftercare is 6:30pm. If there is an emergency and the family is unable to arrive before 6:30pm, it is very important that you cal ... [More]

Reminder: There are no Carroll Kids Enrichment classes today, Oct 31st

Thu, Oct 31 11:42am

We are hoping that parents have made alternate plans for all children who usually attend an afterschool enrichment class on Thursdays through Carroll Kids.  There will be no Thursday enrichment classe ... [More]

Behavior and Emotional Skills Training for Parents by the Child Mind Institute, free

Thu, Oct 31 11:30am

Special Opportunity from the Child Mind Institute Hello,   The Child Mind Institute’s Student Success Program is thrilled to offer a FREE one-day parent and caregiver training on Friday, November 8, 2 ... [More]

Morning Open Access in our PS 58 Library

Wed, Oct 23 2:37pm

Morning Open Access in our PS 58 Library Our PS 58 Library will now be open for families on Monday mornings between 8:15AM and 8:45AM! Students must be accompanied by a caregiver for the entire visit. ... [More]

Carroll Kids Afterschool and Halloween Activities v2

Mon, Oct 21 10:49am

Afterschool ENRICHMENT classes will meet this Friday, October 25th.    CARROLL KIDS Aftercare will also be in session until 6:30pm; we WILL NOT be taking students to the Costume Carnival in the school ... [More]

REMINDER: Fill out your child's electronic emergency contact card!

Mon, Oct 21 9:35am

Dear PS 58 Families:   This year we are using a new system to keep track of your child’s emergency contacts.  We will soon eliminate the traditional paper “blue cards” and will keep all student emerge ... [More]

This ELECTION DAY, Tuesday, November 5th, Carroll Kids is taking a FIELD TRIP to the Liberty Science Center

Sun, Oct 20 6:16pm

This ELECTION DAY Carroll Kids is taking a FIELD TRIP to the Liberty Science Center in New Jersey. This will be a full day trip so that we can enjoy all the Center has to offer including a Angry Birds ... [More]

CARROLL KIDS NOVEMBER CAMPS are now open for registration...

Wed, Oct 16 6:05pm

and include ELECTION DAY CAMP on Tuesday, November 5th as well as HALF DAY PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCE DAY on Thursday, November 14th.  The registration site is http://www.ps58brooklyn.org/afterschool/r ... [More]

Carroll Kids Camp on Wednesday, October 3rd

Thu, Oct 3 3:48pm

Carroll Kids will run an all-day camp on Wednesday, October 9th from 8:30am to 5pm. (Students may register for a shortened day of 8:30am to 3pm that does NOT include the Field Trip). On Wednesday, Oct ... [More]

CARROLL KIDS Homework Help Guidelines and Agreement

Mon, Sep 30 7:08pm

This year we are asking parents of CARROLL KIDS Aftercare students to help us help their children regarding Homework Help. To ensure that your student(s) are getting the full advantage of this importa ... [More]

Rezone Map Drafts Uploaded to File & Links

Thu, Sep 26 12:22pm

I have just uploaded pdfs of the proposed rezoning maps I received at the September 24th CEC meeting.   The quality is not great, but I scanned the handouts I received.  I expect the CEC will upload t ... [More]

CORRECTION: No Change for PK 133, K 127, K 129, K 131 tomorrow or Friday

Wed, Sep 25 3:56pm

Change of instructions!   PK 133 and K 127, 129 and 131 can use their regular entrances/exits tomorrow and Friday.  You may have to enter the small yard through a different gate (the one closest to Co ... [More]

My Blue Card Registration Site address glitch is fixed. Please submit your child's emergency contact information.

Mon, Sep 23 3:42pm

Please submit your child's emergency contact information by registering at My Blue Card: https://app.mybluecard.org/register.

Carroll Kids Camps for Coverage During School Non-Attendance Days and Holidays

Wed, Sep 18 10:59am

The 2019-20 school year includes 3 non-attendance days when the building is open but students do not attend, and 3 half-days. These dates include: Tuesday, November 5 (Election Day);  Thursday, Novemb ... [More]

Join us at our first PTA meeting Sep 25!

Fri, Sep 13 1:55pm

Dear PS58 Families,   Your PTA welcomes you back to school! We hope you had a fantastic and refreshing summer. As you are feeling the shift into school momentum we encourage you to get involved.  We h ... [More]

PS 58 Global Climate Strike

Fri, Sep 13 12:44pm

Dear PS 58 families, We welcome you to join us for a PS 58 Global Climate Strike March around the block on Friday, September 20th at 3:30. Families who are interested in marching with us can meet us i ... [More]

Quick Glance Grid of Fall Enrichment Classes With Available Spots

Thu, Sep 12 11:40am

Hi!  Fall enrichment classes start next Monday, and we do have a few spots available. Visit our Listings page for the Schedule by Day to see what's available right now. You can also see full class des ... [More]

Last Call for Carroll Kids Fall Enrichment Classes & Music Lessons

Wed, Sep 11 2:16pm

Hi! We are looking forward to kicking off our fall enrichment classes on Monday, September 16. If you are still looking for classes, you have until midnight tonight to register online.  Click here to ... [More]

Notice of CEC Meeting Tues Sept 10

Mon, Sep 9 3:02pm

Dear Friends and Families of District 15,   Please join us on Tuesday night at 6:30 pm for our monthly Business Meeting which will be held at the D15 District Office Building, 131 Livingston Street, R ... [More]

Tips for creating your MyBlueCard account

Wed, Sep 4 8:20am

Hi! Thanks to those who have tried the new system and found some issues with account creation.  Here are some answers that will help.   You can use Safari or Chrome to create your account.  Explorer w ... [More]

Sign Up Now for Carroll Kids Enrichment Classes & Aftercare: Spots Still Available!

Tue, Sep 3 9:37am

Hi PS58 Families!  We have spaces in our some of our fall enrichment classes. Click here for online registration. We will continue to update our Quick Glance Grid with information. Click here to see o ... [More]

Carroll Kids AFTERCARE (for grades 1 thru 5) begins THURSDAY, Sept5...

Tue, Sep 3 9:05am

for Kindergarten, Aftercare begins on Friday.  For PreK, Aftercare begins with their first full day of school: Wednesday, September 11.    Since Classroom teachers will be transitioning students to af ... [More]

Feedback on new (Sawyer) Afterschool Registration Software

Mon, Sep 2 8:12pm

Dear PS58 Families, We want to take this time to thank you for your feedback on the Fall registration process.   Sawyer, our new registration system is working with us to continue to improve for futur ... [More]

REMINDER: CARROLL KIDS REGISTRATION for ENRICHMENT and AFTERCARE opens Monday NIGHT, August 26 @ 8PM...

Sun, Aug 25 12:18pm

Registration Tips   Check your login email and password in advance of the start of registration. Take the time to reset your password if necessary. If you haven't already purchased your "pre-registrat ... [More]

CARROLL KIDS REGISTRATION IS NOW SCHEDULED FOR MONDAY, AUGUST 26 @ 8PM...

Tue, Aug 20 8:46pm

Thank you for all weathering our stormy beginning on a new software platform. We have received assurances from Sawyer that your next experience will be vastly improved. In addition to additional load ... [More]

AFTERSCHOOL REGISTRATION POSTPONED TO FUTURE DATE/TIME; APOLOGIES TO ALL!!!

Mon, Aug 19 8:48am

In interest of fairness we are postponing REGISTRATION to future date/time so all have equal opportunity. We are SO SORRY for this morning's malfunction and are speaking with Sawyer CEO to ensure next ... [More]

STAND BY FOR AFTERSCHOOL REGISTRATION UPDATE...Sawyer servers down!

Mon, Aug 19 8:17am

We are SO SORRY to tell you that the Registration servers crashed and are being re-booted. We'll alert you when site is back up. Thanks for patience and understanding. Everyone is working diligently to fix!!

REGISTRATION TIPS for CARROLL KIDS ENRICHMENT AND AFTERCARE REGISTRATION on MONDAY, AUGUST 19th @ 8am

Sat, Aug 17 10:41am

  Registration for Carroll Kids ENRICHMENT AND AFTERCARE will open this Monday, August 19th @ 8am. Prior to that time you will not see the classes listed on our new Sawyer portal but you can reference ... [More]

BEFORE REGISTERING for AFTERSCHOOL on Monday, August 19th @ 8am, please take a moment to update your child(ren)'s classroom teacher info...

Fri, Aug 16 2:04pm

(1) Go here: https://www.hisawyer.com/account/children (2) Click on your child(ren)'s name at left.  (3) Scroll down to bottom of page and find Classroom Teacher.  (4) Choose teacher name/classroom nu ... [More]

Tips for joining your child's class on Konstella

Wed, Aug 7 10:48am

All the new classes are ready for you to join!  A parent who has recently attempted to join a classroom tells me that, if you are using your phone app to join, you need to scroll all the way down and ... [More]