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]