Spring Auction Items Clearance - Everything Must Go!

Mon, Jun 25 7:30am

Quick follow-up!   To see the visuals of the remaining Spring Auction items and DEALS OF THE CENTURY, go to this link on the ES website. The complete catalog with visuals is attached to the bottom of ... [More]

Rooftop Goodbye Party / Final Chance for Spring Auction Items / Muscle Needed Wednesday

Sun, Jun 24 11:08pm

Greetings Earthlings!   Three things before we say goodbye for the summer:   There will be a casual goodbye gathering on the rooftop tomorrow morning around 9 am to bid goodbye to some treasured membe ... [More]

Yearbooks Are Here! (Can you spare $10 to cover printing costs, please?)

Wed, Jun 20 10:27pm

Dear Families,   It is tradition at the Earth School to present every child with a beautiful, full-color yearbook to commemorate their year. Children enjoy seeing pictures of their fellow classmates, ... [More]

Spots AVAILABLE in Bike Riding Class Tomorrow!

Fri, Jun 8 9:10am

Want to be able to freely use the phrase, "It's just like riding a bike!" in your home?   Then sign your kid up for a FREE bike riding lesson happening tomorrow at the Earth School. It'll be a fun, su ... [More]

Harvesting for Earth School Picnic - Thursday 5/31 1:30pm - 3:00pm

Wed, May 30 9:08pm

Come join us as we harvest lettuce, radishes, kale, parsley, bok choy and broccoli rabe for the Earth School picnic salad extravaganza!   We will trust the weather report that indicates the rain will ... [More]

And the winner of the Hamilton raffle is ... (drum roll, please!)

Wed, May 30 6:02pm

  MAYA, one of our beloved 4/5 teachers!! Woohoo!! (Hope you love it!)   Congratulations to Maya and a big THANK YOU to everyone who bought tickets and took a shot at winning. Every dollar will suppor ... [More]

Picnic-friendly CookShop recipes and Thursday 5/31 Harvests for Friday Picnic

Mon, May 28 9:08pm

Hi Everyone -   CookShop is over, but the recipes live on! (and are pretty kid and picnic friendly) - so if you are searching for some budget-easy School PIcnic ideas for June 1st - attached here are ... [More]

LAST MINUTE OPPORTUNITY: American Museum of Natural History - FREE SUPER SAVER TICKETS - for today or tomorrow only!

Fri, May 25 11:38am

If interested come see Jocelyn in the PA room between now and pick-up time. First come first served!   This is the museum's website as reference: http://www.nyctrip.com/pages/index.aspx?pageid=1446   ... [More]

Last Day for the Hamilton Raffle!

Fri, May 18 5:02pm

Do NOT throw away YOUR shot!   Last day of the Hamilton raffle!   Tickets usually sell for over $400 but they could be yours for $5! WHAT?!   This raffle is open to the public so feel free to share th ... [More]

Planting Fun this weekend in 6&B Community Garden

Wed, May 16 9:48pm

This coming Sunday, May 20th from 12pm-1:30pm, 6th and B Community Garden (across the street from Earth School) will host a planting party!!  They invite Kids ages 5-12, accompanied by adult, to join ... [More]

Last Two Days of Hamilton Raffle!

Wed, May 16 9:07pm

Do NOT throw away YOUR shot!   2 more days until the Hamilton raffle is over!   Tickets usually sell for over $400 but they could be yours for $5! WHAT?!   This raffle is open to the public so feel fr ... [More]

Become an ESPA Executive Officer!

Tue, May 15 10:26pm

BECOME AN OFFICER OF THE EARTH SCHOOL PARENTS ASSOCIATION! (or a member of the School Leadership Team)   We promise you'll be challenged, learn something new, make friends, and know you're making a di ... [More]

Lost Umbrella @Birthday Party

Tue, May 15 8:30am

Hi, We left behind a large green umbrella, I think so. Plastic light yellowish handle. Two outside Velcro ties. Doesn't stay closed without them. Please let me know if you found it! Thanks! Alizabeth

Thank you!

Tue, May 8 8:47am

THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU to everyone who procured, donated, volunteered and attended the ESPA Spring Auction & Party this weekend! We love the Earth School and the community came out in full fo ... [More]

Hamilton Raffle! Do NOT throw away your shot!

Mon, May 7 9:36pm

Hamilton Raffle!   Do not throw away your shot to win a pair of Orchestra Seat tickets to see Hamilton on Broadway! This Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winning musical is perpetually sold out but Earth ... [More]

Last Day to Buy Spring Auction Tickets for Less!

Fri, May 4 10:39am

Are you ready to PARTY?!   Click here to buy your Spring Auction tickets  before the big party tomorrow! You'll save $20 if you're coming with a date. Sweet!   Don't wait, buy them now. Seriously. Cli ... [More]

Are you ready to party for a great cause?!

Wed, May 2 11:20am

Greetings Future Partygoers! The Spring Auction (aka our BIGGEST fundraiser of the year!) is just days away! What?! Our intrepid Spring Auction Committee has been working tirelessly to make the event ... [More]

DONATIONS OF ART are needed for the ES Spring Party & Fundraiser - May 5th !!!

Tue, May 1 8:14am

Hello Families ! We are still looking for DONATIONS OF ART FOR THE ART WALL - ORIGINAL WORKS ON PAPER (NO FRAMES): Drawing, Photography, Painting, Collage/Mixed Media Maximum size 13” x 19”: * ALL WOR ... [More]

FOOD needed / Make a dish for the ES Spring Party & Fundraiser - May 5th !!!

Tue, May 1 8:05am

Hello Families !   Wanted to reach out to all with a special request for help at the upcoming Earth School Spring Party and Fundraiser on Saturday May 5th.   We are in great need of FOOD of any type f ... [More]

Movie night TONIGHT!! “Mary & The witches Flower”

Fri, Apr 27 9:20am

HI EvERYoNe We are in for a special treat tonight!! “MarY & ThE WiTcHes Flower” will be playing tonight at 6PM in the auditorium!!! Food & beverages will be available for sale in the LOBBY Doors open ... [More]

Auction Tickets Friday @drop off!

Thu, Apr 26 4:08pm

Hi, I have auction tickets! You need them! See me tomorrow in the main lobby! I’ll bring a pen so you can sign up for the raffle - you bring $30 per person!

movie night !! tHis Friday April 27th! “Mary & the Witches flower”

Wed, Apr 25 9:39am

Hi everyone !! Grab your popcorn, get your MoMo on (yes, we will have traditional Nepalese momo’s & vegetarian pakora) or simply scarf down a couple of slices of good ole’ solo pizza and wash it down ... [More]

The Spring Auction & Party

Tue, Apr 24 10:01pm

The Spring Auction is next week! Saturday, May 5 6-10pm - Saint Nicholas Hall 157 Avenue A (corner of 10th Street) We have something for everyone! Bid on gift certificates for great local restaurants, ... [More]

Auction Tickets!

Fri, Apr 20 9:19am

I, Henry’s Mom, will have auction tickets for sale in the lobby at 1/2 day pick up today! They are $30 each before the day or $40 at the door! Come get yours today! Alizabeth

MakerState STEM Summer Camp - discount for ES students

Wed, Apr 11 1:49pm

Hi Families, Sharing a summer camp opportunity that came to the PA.  There is a $75 discount code for ES students, and you will also have the opportunity to bid on a week-long camp during Spring Aucti ... [More]

Food Donations Needed for Open Mic!

Mon, Mar 19 10:33pm

Can you please bring food to sell at Open Mic this Wednesday at 5:30 pm?   The performers need something yummy to keep their energy up and we don't want a hangry audience, right? I think we're pretty ... [More]

Thank you for coming to CookShop for Families Wkshop #4 - INFO and RECIPES attached!

Wed, Mar 14 9:58pm

Hello Earth School Parents and Teachers -   Thanks to those who came to Tuesday March 13th CookShop for Families Workshop/Demo during the ESPA.  The topic was "Choose Whole Grains for Health."   The f ... [More]

Read-a-thon Prize Raffle Winners and THANK YOUs!

Tue, Mar 13 6:06pm

I am happy to announce the lucky winners of the 2018 Read-a-thon Prize Raffle!!   Prizes will be available for distribution starting tomorrow (Wednesday) after school in the PA/Jocelyn's room. Congrat ... [More]

with attachment! ** Thank You for coming to CookShop for Families - Next Workshop March 13th at 8:30am during ESPA meeting

Thu, Mar 8 7:02pm

** sorry for repeat email -- this one has the attachment   Thank you to everyone who came to the 3rd CookShop for Families Worskhop/Demo during Coffee Friday on March 2nd.  The theme of that workshop ... [More]

Final Day of Read-a-thon! Get ready for the Prize Raffle!

Wed, Mar 7 9:36pm

Greetings, Earthlings! The 2018 Read-a-thon officially ended today! Woohoo!   Thank you to all the kids who read tons of books, to the family members who encouraged their kid’s reading and helped get ... [More]

Final Day of Read-a-thon 2018 ... or is it?

Wed, Feb 28 9:04pm

Greetings, Earthlings!   Today marked the end of the 2018 Read-a-thon! You’re probably thinking one of these things:   A. Great! My kid has her/his passport all filled out and it’s ready to be stamped ... [More]

We need YOU! SPRING PARTY & AUCTION planning starts now!

Wed, Feb 28 8:22pm

Dear Earth School Families, It’s almost Spring Party & Auction time! Are you ready to have fun and support our school simultaneously? Last year we raised over $26,000 and we had a blast doing it. Than ... [More]

CookShop for Families Workshop #3 - Friday, March 2, 2018; 8:30am - 9:15am during Coffee Friday in 5th Street Lobby

Tue, Feb 27 2:34pm

Hi Everyone - Friday,  March 2nd 8:30am - 9:15am during Coffee Friday in the 5th Street Lobby, we'll have our 3rd CookShop for Families Workshop/demo. This workshop is titled "Color Your Plate with Ve ... [More]

Thanks for coming to CookShop for Families workshop 2 @ the ESPA meeting!

Tue, Feb 13 3:16pm

 Hello Everyone -   Thanks again to all who came to the ESPA meeting and got to sample some Peachy-Orange Salsa from the CookShop for Families curriculum.    If you didn't make it, no worries - recipe ... [More]

Testing Season and Opting Out Information

Mon, Feb 12 2:22pm

Dear Families, Testing season will be here sooner than later, so on behalf of the ES Parent Advocacy Committee, we wanted to share some important information with you. The school's policy is to respec ... [More]

CookShop for Families - Focus on Fruit workshop - Rescheduled for 2/13 during ESPA meeting

Fri, Feb 9 2:07pm

Hello Everyone  -   Please join us during the Earth School Parents Association meeting on Tuesday February 13th 8:30am - 9:30am in the Library (2nd floor) - and visit the CookShop for Families table a ... [More]

Call for Volunteers for The Earth School Book Fair: This Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

Mon, Feb 5 9:33pm

Calling book lovers who'd like to help make The Earth School Book Fair run smoothly this Wednesday, Thursday and Friday! Renee (the Fearless Leader of the Book Fair) needs help this Wednesday, Thursda ... [More]

ThAnk YOu To ALL of those that came to have fun with us at ThE Cardone & Friend’s CiRcUs FriDay night !!!

Mon, Feb 5 10:00am

Thank you for coming out on FRiday night to support your school, have fun with your friends and witness the amazing Circus at OUR school! The event was FUN, energetic, fruitful & everyone seemed to be ... [More]

The 2018 Earth School Read-a-thon!

Sun, Feb 4 12:10pm

Greetings, Book Lovers (and the people who love them)!   The 2018 Earth School Read-a-thon has begun! What chapter are you on? How many books have you read to your child since Thursday? Write them dow ... [More]

The CiRcUs Is ComInG tomorrow NIGHT at 5PM in the EARTH SCHOOL auditorium

Thu, Feb 1 11:45am

The circus is coming and it’s almost here! TOMORROW Friday feb 2nd!!!!! Come hungry doors open at 5PM  Food by Gruppo & Solo Pizza Peter Pan DOnUts 🍩, Pickles and Gelato * POPCORN!!! + home cooked fo ... [More]

Coffee Friday - February 2nd @8:30am in the 5th Street Lobby

Wed, Jan 31 10:31pm

Coffee Friday is still happening on Friday February 2nd @ 8:30am in the 5th Street Lobby.   (just no CookShop for Families that day - that will be rescheduled)   So please come by and get your cup of ... [More]

Thank You for coming to CookShop for Families Workshop today!

Fri, Jan 19 7:55pm

If you didn’t make it to the workshop today - that’s ok!  If you read this email, you’ll get a lot of the information that was shared, and you can try the recipe out for yourself at home with your kid ... [More]

💥✨⭐️🤡ThE CiRcUs In CoMinG!!🤡💥⭐️✨🤹🏼‍♂️ FEB 2nd DOORS open at 5PM EARTH SCHOOL lobby

Thu, Jan 18 11:33am

🗣ATTEnTioN Parents! ATTEntion Kids!!           🗣      PREPARE  to be AMAZED! you may have heard about The Great Cardone AKA (Moonlight’s dad) doing his final disappearing act (last year’s LAST magic ... [More]

First CookShop for Families Workshop Friday January 19th 8:30am - 9:30am during Coffee Friday in 5th Street Lobby

Tue, Jan 16 9:47pm

Hi Everyone! The first Cookshop for Families Workshop will take place on Friday January 19th at 8:30am, during Coffee Friday in the 5th Street Lobby entrance. Cookshop in the Classroom started last we ... [More]

🗣🎬MoViE NiGhT 🎥~ THIS Friday~~ Ponyo~~ doors open at 5PM SHOWTime is at 6PM

Tue, Jan 9 8:19am

COME watch a story about a  Goldfish Princess comming  to life  simply by falling in love ,  unconditional love! This Friday January 12th at 6PM (doors open at 5 for food & beverage purchase) popcorn ... [More]

See the Islanders at the Barclay's Center, Mon Feb 19 @ 1 pm and Raise $ for the ESPA!

Fri, Dec 15 4:48pm

Greetings, Hockey Fans!   Thanks to one of our Earth School parents, we've got an amazing hook-up to the Islanders hockey team! Don't miss this chance to get discounted tickets to see the Islanders ho ... [More]

Sign Up for a Family Holiday Portrait Session: This Saturday 12/16!

Thu, Dec 14 4:33pm

Dear Earth School Families,   It’s that time of year again and we are setting up for another family holiday portrait session. This year the sessions will be held on Saturday, Dec 16th at Hudson studio ... [More]

Earth School Calendars Have Arrived (and they are beautiful)!

Wed, Dec 13 2:23pm

Earth School calendars have arrived and they look AMAZING! They will be for sale at drop off/pick up this week.  They are $15, or two for $25. Consider purchasing one for your child's classroom teache ... [More]

Terminator Lice Combs - Do You Have Yours Yet?

Thu, Dec 7 8:51pm

Dear Earth School Parents and Guardians -   Good on you!  You got yourself a Terminator Lice Comb at pick up on Wednesday or Thursday this week.  You are ready, no matter what comes your way.    DON'T ... [More]

Finally, a Gift You Can Really Use!

Tue, Dec 5 12:31am

Tis the season of giving, and the Earth School Lice Team has a very special gift for each and everyone…..   A TERMINATOR LICE COMB FOR EVERY FAMILY!!!!!!   The Terminator is the best lice comb on the ... [More]

Annual Appeal and Fundraising Round-up

Mon, Dec 4 4:50pm

Greetings, Earthlings!   Can you believe it's December already?! While our kids have settled into the routines of their classrooms, families have been hard at work fundraising to keep those routines r ... [More]

Reminder: Day 2 of Frost Valley Bake Sale on Wednesday! Please bring baked goods :-).

Wed, Nov 22 12:21am

Hi, Everyone! The Frost Valley Bake Sale is on for one more day & we need more baked goods 😁. If you can find a way to bring baked goods to Jocelyn’s office at drop-off or by pick-up tomorrow that wo ... [More]

View and Order Your School Pictures! Deadline: 12/07/17

Mon, Nov 20 9:45am

P.S. 364: THE EARTH SCHOOL   Order your school pictures! Deadline: 12/07/17 Orders placed by 12/07/17, estimated to arrive at school 12/21/17 RETAKE DAY: MONDAY, DECEMBER 18TH TO SIGN UP FOR RETAKES, ... [More]

Helpers Needed for Frost Valley Bake Sale (Tues/Wed at dismissal)

Mon, Nov 20 9:03am

Help wanted for the Frost Valley Bake Sale!   Got extra hustle? We need your hands to help sell goodies at pick-up. It'll be a little crazy, but FUN! Do it for the kids! Pie & pastry boxes, cookie box ... [More]

REMINDER: SilverGraphics Fundraiser -- Your child's masterpieces on high-quality products

Thu, Nov 16 7:15am

REMINDER - FORMS AND ART ARE DUE MONDAY!   The ESPA is doing a quick and wonderful fundraiser called "SilverGraphics" - our kids art is printed onto merchandise we can buy. 35% goes to the Parents Ass ... [More]

Cooking with C.O.W. Period Tuesday 11/21/17

Wed, Nov 15 4:36pm

Hello Earth School!   We have the opportunity to do another Sweet-Potato-Palooza Cooking with COW Period on Tuesday 11/21/17. 1:50pm - 2:30pm   We have: -3 ovens and cooking tools that can be dispatch ... [More]

photos needed of Fifth Street Farm (roof top farm) Activity

Mon, Nov 13 1:11pm

Hello Earthlings!   There is a big need for photos from our recent activities on the roof-top farm (Fifth Street Farm).   Did you take any photos of the Sweet Potato Harvest and/or cooking or other ga ... [More]

Food Donations for Fall Town Meeting Needed

Fri, Nov 10 5:56pm

We're looking forward to seeing many of you tomorrow in the 2nd floor library from 10-2 pm for the Fall Town Meeting! It will be a fun and stimulating day of exploration and brainstorming.   To keep o ... [More]

In support of Jocelyn & her family

Fri, Nov 10 2:48pm

Dear Earthlings,   We are saddened to share the news that Sigfredo Garcia, the father of our beloved Parent Coordinator, Jocelyn, passed away this week. Jocelyn has been there for so many of us during ... [More]

Join the Neighborhood School for HALLOWEEN 2017!

Tue, Oct 31 8:34am

Please join The Neighborhood School PS363 on Tuesday, October 31! All Lower East Side elementary schools are welcome to join us!   NEIGHBORHOOD HALLOWEEN 2017 McKinley Playground at 121 East 3rd Stree ... [More]

THE 2017 EARTH SCHOOL CALENDAR Advertising Opportunity!

Fri, Oct 27 4:27pm

THE 2017 EARTH SCHOOL CALENDAR Advertising Opportunity Promote your local business to The Earth School community! If you buy an ad in the 2017 calendar, it will be seen by over 200 local families and ... [More]

Remember to send cash for Monster Bake Sale Tomorrow!

Thu, Oct 26 10:52pm

Tomorrow is the Monster Bake Sale in the Earth School lobby (5th St entrance). If you can, please send your kiddos in with some cash to buy some delicious homemade, festive goodies! The bake sale is h ... [More]

The Fifth Street Farm CHILDREN'S BOOK!

Wed, Oct 25 4:12pm

Hello Earth School Families, Teachers and Staff,   So there is this really wonderful idea that we're very excited about and we'd like to invite you to be a part of it.   We have this amazing roof top ... [More]

Photo Day (Monday, 10/30) Important Information

Mon, Oct 23 5:14pm

Dear Earth Families, Photo day is quickly approaching: Monday, October 30!   This year we are doing a more expressive approach to our yearly photos! This will include 3 different shots so our wee ones ... [More]

Fall Fair Thank You and Debrief Meeting next Tues, 10/24 @ 8:40 am

Tue, Oct 17 8:21pm

Dear Families, A heartfelt thank you to our wonderful and hardworking Earth School community who made this year's Fall Fair a memorable one. It was a fun and unifying day for kids and adults, while fu ... [More]

URGENT: Wood benches arrive today at 4:15 for rooftop farm! Need strong helpers!

Wed, Oct 11 1:43pm

Hello - Sorry for last minute notice! We need some strong helpers to bring the wood for the new benches for the roof garden into the school building and up the stairs. Delivery will be happening at 4: ... [More]

Puerto Rico Disaster Relief Collection - Please Donate!

Wed, Sep 27 9:21am

Dear Earth School Community,    The recent impact of Hurricane Maria has left Puerto Rico devastated. We have families at our school who have been impacted by the disaster, with some who have yet to h ... [More]