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PTA February General Meeting Minutes – 2/14/18

Welcome – Jessica Miksis, PTA Co-President Big thanks to the Arts & Science Day Committee (Sarah Collins, Nina Crews, Rafael Gomez Luna, Liza Gouger, Peter Kerlin, Brian Miksis). Activities included medical testing, slime, roller coasters, paper airplane engineering, stomp rockets, sound design, architecture, fidget spinners. Thank you also to Marquis Studio, Madeleine Solomon for her…

New York International Children’s Film Festival

It’s time! NY Int’l Children’s Film Festival 2018 is just around the corner and will be showcasing the best new films for ages 3-18. The Festival is packed full of fantastic film programs for your family this year and, even better, our school earns $3 back for every ticket you purchase! Celebrate the best new international films…

Arts & Science Day Draws a Crowd

Thanks to many hard-working volunteers, Arts & Science Day was a hit this year, with excellent activities and performances and a great turn-out. Volunteers ran tables for slime-making, Japanese calligraphy, paper airplane-engineering, fidget spinner physics, costume-making, gardening, architecture and more. Tiny Scientist was there to help kids make color-changing worms, there was a family band…

The Call for One Time Grant Proposals

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Do You Have A Great Idea That Will Improve Our School? We Want to Know! The PTA Call for One Time Grant Proposals Is Happening! The PTA is currently accepting One Time Grant proposals (formerly known as Mini-Grants) for the 2018 – 2019 school year. Parents, teachers and other staff members are invited to make…

Arts and Science Day, Saturday, January 27th 12 – 4pm

Arts and Science Day will take place on Saturday January 27th, 2018 from 12-4pm. The day is a lot of fun and includes a variety of art and science inspired activities as well as musical performances by our talented kids. Some highlights will be: Open Mic Slime Architecture Sound Design Japanese Calligraphy Paper Airplane Engineering…

Save the Date for the 2nd Annual Read-a-thon!

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READY, SET, READ! Find all the information about this year’s Read-a-thon here! Save the date for The Children’s School’s 2nd Annual Read-a-thon! When: The whole month of February Mission: A fun school community event, celebrating reading while empowering students to participate in fundraising for PS 372. All money raised will go directly to fund school activities. 20 percent will go to…

Send In Empty Seltzer Bottles, Please!

Will you donate bottles for an Arts & Science Day activity?  The Garden Committee will host a sub-irrigated basil planter project for the students, and we need a lot of plastic bottles for it. Please consider donating clean, used 1-liter bottles, 1.5-liter and 2-liter bottles at your earliest convenience. Starting Wed Jan 17, we’ll accept bottles…