PTA Communications Committee

Arts and Science Day is on March 19

Mark your calendar and spread the word! Arts and Science Day is on 19 March this year! Join us for our first combined Arts and Science Day! We will have fun activities to stimulate the left and right sides of your brain. There will be finger casts, stomp rockets, sub-irrigated basil planters, mural painting, costume design, musical toys, a…

“Parents as Partners” Gets Physical!

It was snowing on the first Friday of February, but it was hot in the gym! All three fourth grade classes joined together for a “Parents as Partners” session to get physical thanks to a “boot camp” workout from Mr. C! Everyone left inspired to increase their fitness levels at home, too. Even Principal Rosa…

Valentine’s Day Dance Success!

The Valentine’s Dance on Saturday evening was a great time! THANK YOU to all the teachers, staff, parents, and children who came out and took part in this fabulous annual fundraiser. Everyone looked so superb in their costumes! SHOUT OUT to the 5th grade parents for the delicious food and drinks that kept us dancing…

Resources for Countering Islamophobia

A group of concerned parents has been meeting to discuss ways to counter Islamophobia in the community to show respect for diversity at our welcoming school. Here are some resources parents and teachers may find useful: The New York State Council for the Humanities’ “Muslim Voices” program The DOE’s brand new teachers guide to Eid…

Pizza Friday, Winter-Spring 2016

Pizza Friday is great fun, the kids love it, and you’ll get a window into their friends and lunchtime antics! Most importantly participating in the School shows them you care. So: See you there! Pizza Friday is for grades K-5 . There is one session in the fall and one in spring during which every week…

Valentine’s Day Dance

Save the Date! Our Valentine’s Day Dance will be on Saturday, February 6 at 5:30 p.m. Please join us for an awesome, fun-filled night. Our theme is “The Roaring 20s”, so get those costumes in order and practice your Charleston! We need volunteers! The party itself starts at 5:30 p.m. and goes to 9:00 p.m.…

Distribute Flyers for Our New Diversity Initiative!

Recently, we announced the Children’s School’s participation in a new admission pilot designed to increase diversity in seven schools around New York City. Now, we need help from the Children’s School community. Below, you can download a flyer in English, Spanish or Chinese promoting kindergarten at the Children’s School. These can be used to let…