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PTA Meeting Minutes 6-15-16

Welcome from PTA President Welcome to the last general PTA of the year! Update from Ms. Rosa Good morning Thank you to Nicole for her work as President of the PTA Introduce new Assistant Principal, Ms. Bridget Nash. Comes to us from a District 75 school, P.S. 369. Excited to be here to work with…

A Letter from Ms. Rosa Introducing Our New Assistant Principal

June 17, 2016 Dear Parents: It is with great pleasure that I introduce our new Assistant Principal of Special Education.   Bridget Nash who comes to us from a district 75 school right here in Brooklyn. Bridget’s most recent work was as an Instructional Coach and Unit Coordinator at her former school, which gives her the…

Math Field Tests for Fourth Graders

June 8, 2016 Dear 4th grade parents, Your child is slated to be tested again in Math this Friday, June 10th at the Children’s School. This time it is a field test for sites randomly selected, in which Questar Corporation will use our children to try out new questions for future state testing materials. Almost…

Gowanus Construction Project

  On June 6th, the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) joined with Department of Design & Construction (DDC) will begin Phase 1 of the installation of nearly three miles of high level storm sewers in the Gowanus neighborhood. Additional sewer capacity will help to reduce flooding during heavy rain while also improving the health…

PTA Meeting Minutes April 20, 2016

PS372 PTA General Meeting Notes Wednesday, April 20, 2016 PTA President, Nicole Krieger Autism Bake Sale tomorrow 4/21. Spring Auction Glam Gala is Saturday May14 6-9pm. Currently selling tickets. Auction website, forms going home, can purchase tix on inclusion website, or donate. Food from Benchmark, Lilac Chocolate, Sheepstation Cocktail, Six Point Beer, Wine from Big…

Diversity Committee Meeting – Monday, May 9th

Diversity Committee Meeting – Monday, May 9th at 8:30 am in the ICT cafeteria Please join us at the next diversity committee meeting this coming Monday morning,after drop off. We will be discussing the status of our buddy system for new families, possibilities for hosting undoing racism workshops at our school, and additional ways to…

Volunteer to be a Buddy

Vea a continuación para español 中文版本如下: Dear Children’s School parents, Providing an exuberant welcome to new parents is one of the ways The Children’s School carries out its mission to be a truly inclusive environment where all are welcome and valued.  In order to assist every new family to have a smooth transition into the…

NYS Testing – A Parent’s Choice

NY State Testing –­ A Parent’s Choice The PS 372 PAC wants you to know that last year in NY state about 20% of eligible students opted out of state testing. As a result, Cuomo has changed his stance.  He is conducting a review of the Common Core Standards with plans to revise them, and…

New York State Tests 2016

The New York State tests for 3rd, 4th and 5th graders will begin in early April. Here is some information on this year’s tests. The change with the biggest impact to our students is that the tests are no longer timed. Every child can take as long as he or she needs to complete the test. The number…

Take a Look at the State Tests

Brooklyn New School’s Parent Action Coalition (PAC) invites you to come look at the New York State test questions on Sunday 1/24 @ 7pm at BAX, 421 Fifth Avenue, Brooklyn NY.  (Childcare will be provided.)  BNS principal and teachers will be on hand to join the conversation and speak with interested parents.  Bring your wonderings and…