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Great April Garden News!

Garden Season Begins; Grant Awarded to CommitteePS 372’s garden committee was awarded $1200. from a Grow-To-Learn expansion grant this week. Thanks to the parents and teachers — especially science teachers Kathy Mullen, Beth Huff, Fiona Frederick and Sarah Collins — for all their work and garden love! The Inclusions Garden was founded 4 years ago…

Health Wellness & Happiness Fair

Introducing The Children’s School’s first Health Wellness & Happiness Fair When: Saturday, May 19th 2:00 – 5:00 PM What: A fun FREE family day celebrating personal & community well-being! We’ll have fitness activities (obstacle courses!), dance classes (Zumba!), mind & body workshops (Pilates & shiatsu!), healthy cooking demos, healthy snacks & much more!  Full schedule below…

Third Grade China Celebration

On the last day before break, the third grade took over the gym for a China celebration. Each class shared an original Ribbon Dance, choreographed by students. Many parents attended, and small groups of dancers took their turns performing. Each group had a unique and interesting dance all their own — some incorporated hops and…

Vote NOW and Help Our School!

PS 372, 146 & 133 have a school diversity project on the participatory budgeting (PB) ballot in Brad Lander’s CD39! VOTING is April 7-15. Come out to vote for great community projects and spread the word about the PB process!! Please vote for our project so we can get funded. Please vote RIGHT NOW online. Kids age 11 and older can vote,…

Author Visit: Javaka Steptoe

On March 28, third and fifth graders were treated to a visit by the 2017 Caldecott award winning author Javaka Steptoe. Here’s a description of his book, “Radiant Child” Jean-Michel Basquiat and his unique, collage-style paintings rocketed to fame in the 1980s as a cultural phenomenon unlike anything the art world had ever seen. But…

Follow PS 372 on Facebook and Instagram!

Facebook Have you liked The Children’s School PTA’s Facebook page? If you haven’t, go do it now! Like Us on Facebook It’s a great way to see what’s going on and comment on PTA news. Instagram We also have a brand new Instagram account! Follow us on Instagram Social Media Volunteers Needed We really need…

D15 Diversity Plan — Public Workshop, March 13

Public Workshop #2 will provide another opportunity for community members to share their ideas to create diverse and meaningfully integrated and equitable middle schools. The goal of this workshop is to frame the conversation of diversity and equity by using the insights gathered from community members. This will allow the Working Group to begin to develop…

Valentine’s Day Balloon-a-palooza

The Valentine’s Day Dance was a huge hit, thanks to co-chairs Michelle and Scotte, and also gym decorator extraordinaire Heather. The committee would also like to thank the custodial staff, Tony, Joe, Jose and Unyque; Krtistina for her amazing poster art, Tam for his work on the lighting and balloon drop and Jennifer for blowing…

Readathon: Mid-Month Tally Day!

The Readathon Committee would like to extend a big thank you to our community for a very successful mid-month Tally Day. Thank you to families for tallying minutes and returning logs, to teachers for spreading the word and enthusiasm, and especially to our Tally Day volunteers who worked hard all morning tallying reading log minutes,…