PS10 NEWSFLASH – MAY 14, 2018

 

IMPORTANT DATES

May 15 – Lower Grade Science Fair
May 16 – Met Opera Performance Grade 3
May 17 – PTA General Meeting – E-board Elections
CEC Meeting at PS10
May 18 – Met Opera Performance Grade 3
May 19 – S.T.E.A.M Fair – THIS SATURDAY
May 21 – 5th grade overnight trip
May 22 – Smoothie Day
May 23 –  SLT Meeting
Family Engagement Night
Title 1 Workshop: Talking to Kids about Neurodiversity and Physical Differences
May 24 – Met Opera Final Share Kindergarten
May 25 – 3rd Grade Field Day Prospect Park
May 28 – Memorial Day – NO SCHOOL
May 31 –National Dance Institute Final Performance (After School & 3rd grade)
5th Grade Dinner and Dance
June 1 – Parents as Learning Partners
June 5 – Title 1 Workshop: Talking to Kids about Cyber Safety & Digital Citizenship
June 6 – SLT Meeting
June 7 – Anniversary Day – NO SCHOOL
June 8 – School Yard Carnival
June 11 – Clerical Day – NO SCHOOL

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

REMINDERLOWER GRADE SCIENCE FAIR – Week of May 14th
May 14th– Set up Science Fair in the Gym
May 15th – Opening Night for Grades 2&3, 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Science Fair continues through Friday May 18th.
Parents, we need your help to supervise your children during this event.  If you have children at the school who are not participating, please make sure you are supervising them.  Any

REMINDER: PTA GENERAL MEETING, May 17th at 8:30am in the cafeteria
Please join us for this important meeting! We will be electing next year’s executive board. The PS10 PTA is committed to an inclusive eBoard and hopes to continue to build a group of volunteers that truly represents the diversity of our school community.
We welcome working parents, stay at home working parents, moms, dads and legal guardians.  We are seeking people to represent all people that make up our school, including but not limited to LGBTQ, Asian, South Asian, Latino, and African-American communities.
We will also be discussing lunchtime activities and school sponsorships.

TICKETS ON SALE NOW: STEAM FAIR is SATURDAY, MAY 19th, rain or shine!
Tickets on sale here or buy at the door on the day of.
We also need VOLUNTEERS to pull off such a great event.  Please join us in making this amazing day for the kids and community. Sign-up to help here.

STEAM FAIR featuring activities from: Brooklyn Game Lab, BEAM Center, Construction Kids, Brooklyn Robot Foundry, The Tiny Scientist, The League of Young Inventors, MakerState, CodeJam, The Little Animation Studio, NYC First Robotics, Kids in the Game, Koko NYC/Open Source Gallery, Textile Arts Center, Geek Forrest, NORY, Urban Choir Project, From Wonder, Nerdy Derby, and many more!!!

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS

Parent Teacher Conferences/Family Engagement Night – May 23rd
This evening is an opportunity for parents to meet the teachers from the following grade to learn more about what to expect in the upcoming school year. Look out for paperwork and Konstella-specific info soon.

Next in the Title I Workshops: Different Isn’t Bad: Talking to To Your Kids About Difference, May 23, 6pm in the library
Kids come in all varieties–they all have unique brains and bodies. In this workshop we’ll explore positive ways to talk about difference with your kids, whether their own or those of other students. We’ll examine what it means to have learning differences, how schools serve all kinds of kids, and how integrated classrooms benefit every kind of learner!
Join Giuliana Retizfeld, 5th grade ICT teacher and Jody Drezner Alperin, Teaching Artist from Off The Page for this workshop!

 

COMMUNITY NEWS

Community Education Council Meeting, May 17th
Time and Location: PS 10 from 5:30 to 9:30 PM

A TOWN HALL EVENT with Chancellor Richard A. Carranza
Wednesday, June 13 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
P.S. 24, 427 38th Street, Auditorium
Don’t miss this excellent opportunity.
Issues and concerns for District 15 will be addressed

 

ONGOING ANNOUNCEMENTS

LOST & FOUND
The lost and found area has been completely cleared. Going forward items left over on the bi-weekly collection dates will be donated or discarded.  We will make every effort to return articles of clothing to students, and adults, but we are unable to hold items out of concern for cleanliness and sanitation. Please help us to keep our school clean and label all your children’s clothing.

PARENT RESOURCE AREA
The PTA has a parent resource station consisting of a computer and printer for parent use outside of the PTA office in the cafeteria. This area is also where you can find hardcopy forms, signup sheets, and community information from the PTA.

PS 10 GRAND READERS PROGRAM
Join us in the PS 10 Library on Thursday mornings to read with our students! All you need to do is show up! We welcome the gift of your time and attention. This event will be every Thursday from 8:30-10:30 AM. Don’t forget to bring your ID to enter the building.

FOLLOW PS10 ON SOCIAL MEDIA
Find PS10 on social media for the latest school updates and highlights:
Instagram Account: PS10BK
Facebook Account: WeAre10
Twitter Account: @PS10Brooklyn
Or look for the #ps10brooklyn hashtag