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You Are the PTA. Help Lead It!

We’re getting close to our last PTA meeting of the year, and we need parents! We have open positions on the Executive Board and on the committees that help make our school such an amazing place. There is a role for everyone — if your work leaves you with very little spare time, consider volunteering…

PTA Meeting Minutes May 18, 2016

Welcome from PTA President Welcome all! PTA By Law Vote/ Open positions for the Executive Board for 2016/2017 Want to have mandated 2 year terms for continuity Want to pair an incoming officer with an outgoing officer for handover Want to have a smaller, leaner, tighter EB that has just the officers Will have committees,…

New Learning Tool: “Thinking Maps”

Children’s School teachers received staff development training in Thinking Maps learning tools this fall. Mr. Artie would like parents to know about these tools so that we will be able to recognize these maps in our children’s work and support their use of them. How We’ll Be Using Thinking Maps Thinking Maps are a visual language used to represent the eight different…

Concerned Parent’s Letter on Cuomo’s Teacher Evaluation Proposal

The following letter was written by the newly formed PS 372 Parent Advocacy Committee. This is a group of PARENTS at The Children’s School who are concerned about the impact of high stakes testing and Cuomo’s proposed agenda on their children’s education, as well as the future of education in NYC and NY state.  March 5th, 2015 Dear Children’s…