PS10 NEWSFLASH – SEPTEMBER 11, 2018

 

IMPORTANT DATES

  • September 10-11 – NO SCHOOL – Rosh Hashanah
  • September 13 – Executive Board Meeting at 7:30am
  • September 17 – Parent/Teacher Orientation & PTA Committee Fair
  • September 19 – NO SCHOOL – Yom Kippur
  • September 20 – PTA General Meeting at 8:30am
  • September 23 – Yankee Game Fundraiser
  • September 29 – Fall Progressive Dinner
  • October 5 – Parents as Learning Partners
  • October 8 – NO SCHOOL – Columbus Day
  • October 13 – Tenstock/Fall Festival

For the full calendar visit it on Konstella here or add it to your calendar on google here

 

COMMITTEE MEETINGS

Fri, September 14, 8:30am Tenstock & Auction Planning Meetings, Cafeteria 

Volunteers needed for Tenstock! Our first big event of the school year will be taking place on Saturday, October 13th.  The Gala Auction will be on November 2nd.

Mon., September 17, 6:45-7:30pm, Cafeteria | PTA Committee Fair 

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

Mon., September 17, 4:30pm, Curriculum Night/Parent Orientation

Meet your children’s teachers and visit the classroom during Curriculum Night.  This will be followed up by the PTA Committee Fair at 6:30pm.  See more information below.

Mon., September 17, 6:45-7:30pm, Cafeteria | PTA Committee Fair 

Want to learn more about the PTA and find out how to get involved? We want to meet you! Immediately after the September 17 Parent/Teacher Orientation (details coming soon!), stop by the PTA Committee Fair in the cafeteria. We’ll have parent representatives from each committee available to talk about the different programs and events we run. Refreshments will be served.

Thurs., September 20, 8:30am, Auditorium | General PTA Meeting

Join us after morning drop-off for our first general PTA meeting of the year! We’ll be discussing upcoming events, hearing a report from Principal Scott, and approving the updated budget. We are also looking for parents to join the Executive Board.  We need a Kindergarten Liaison, Parent Liason, and an Extended Day Chairs, come to the meeting for more information.  If you’re unable to attend, watch on Facebook Live by visiting our Facebook page.

Sun., September 23, 1pm | Yankees Game Fundraiser – PURCHASE TICKETS

Come Out & Represent PS10 while enjoying a baseball game, peanuts and Cracker Jacks.  Join other PS10 Families to celebrate back to school while watching the New York Yankees play against the Baltimore Orioles.  Tickets are available online here, purchase them today.  We have seats in the third base section 232A rows 12-15.  Tickets are limited.

Sat., September 29, 6:15pm | Fall Progressive Dinner – HOSTS NEEDED and PURCHASE TICKETS

Save the date for a fun, adults-only dinner that travels from house to house, from front-porch cocktails to backyard BBQ. This is a wonderful way to meet other PS 10 parents while supporting the PTA.  WE NEED HOSTS!  We are expanding our location to include Sunset Park and Windsor Terrace as well as our local area!  We appreciate homes that can host 4 people just as much as homes that can host 40!   Email progressivesupper@pta.ps10.org for more information.  To purchase tickets, visit https://www.ps10.org/donations/9650/.

Fri., October 5, 8:30am | Parents as Learning Partners

Friday is the kick off for PS10’s Parents as Learning Partners, aka First Fridays. On the First Friday of every month, from 8:40-9:30am, parents are invited into their child’s classroom to participate in a special project.  Immediately following at 9:30am, in the Cafeteria, is PS10’s Parent Coffee, an informal discussion (following each First Friday) on various topics discussed by school officials.  

 

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS

Konstella Communications System Sign-Up

Register and Login to the PS10 Communications System today.  To get started with Konstella, simply visit https://www.konstella.com, select ‘Find Your School’ in the upper right hand corner and start to type out ‘ps10’. ‘PS10-K280’ will automatically populate and you may proceed with the registration from there.

Auction & Tenstock Planning & Volunteers – HELP NEEDED

Auction & Tenstock planning has begun and we need parent involvement to make these two wonderful events a success.  Please consider volunteering your time at the event or join the Committee on Konstella.  Hear more about both events as the Committee Fair.  We need your help!  Tenstock will be on October 13th and the Gala Auction is scheduled for Nov. 2nd

New During School Chess Program – REMINDER

The PTA is now bringing Chess to the classrooms for Kindergarten through third grade.

This year we will also be offering a NEW after school Chess Club and Team, organized by the same group teaching chess in the classrooms.  Chess Club and Team will be on Wednesday’s, starting September 26th! Everyone can join! You can register now at PS10chess.com!

Extended Day Registration is OPEN

Registration for the first session, September Smash. of Extended Day (PS 10’s wonderful after-school program) is now open! Click here to sign up.

Mabels Labels

Tired of losing your child’s lunchbox, gloves, coats, water bottles, sweatshirts, hats, backpacks, school supplies etc. etc. Avoid rifling through the lost and found this year and support PS10 at the same time by fundraising with Mabel’s Labels! To purchase your labels, visit this link.  Before purchasing, make sure you see “You’re Supporting PS10 (Brooklyn)” in the top left corner of the website.

FOLLOW PS10 ON SOCIAL MEDIA

Find PS10 on social media for the latest school updates and highlights:

Instagram Account: https://www.instagram.com/ps10bk/?hl=en

Facebook Account: WeAre10BK

Twitter Account: @PS10Brooklyn Or look for the #ps10brooklyn hashtag