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PTA October Meeting Minutes – October 11, 2017

Welcome – Merideth FInn-Beers— PTA Co-President A Few Words from Ms. Rosa – Principal Collection for Puerto Rico was delivered to FDNY – very generous – Thanks! Occasionally will be other requests – donate when and whatever you can to help a family in need – Cassandra introduced as Instructional Coach for both sites Analyzing…

What a Bunch of Characters!

What a Bunch of Characters! Friday was Character Day — a day to dress up as your favorite book character. Kids and adults let their creativity shine by turning into wizards, cats in hats, dinosaurs, superheroes and more. Check out a few of these characters below. A fun way to celebrate Friday!    

Support The Children’s School!

Help give our children gifts that will last their lifetime. The PS 372 PTA provides funding to enrich the programs that help make The Children’s School thrive: Art, dance, library, multimedia, music, physical education and science, as well as in-school enrichment programs such as architecture and chess. We also fund a number of critical educational…

Celebrating Inclusion at Our Roots and Community Event

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The Roots and Community celebration was a big success! Many parents and staff put their hearts, minds, and caring into the event. It helped strengthen the Children’s School ethic of respect and kindness through the celebration and inclusion of every person, identity and culture. A HUGE thank you goes to: The organizers, Michele Greenberg, Rafael Gomez Luna,…

Picture Day – Monday, October 30

Picture Day – Monday, October 30Please note the new date for Picture Day is now MONDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2017. Payment forms are going home this week. Return the completed form to your child’s teacher with the payment in cash (exact amount) or via check made out to Irvin Simon Photographers. If you have any questions…

The New Classroom Library Books Are In

PS 372 classroom Library books

Every classroom at both the ICT and the ASD school sites have had classroom library upgrades, thanks to the success of last year’s Read-a-thon! Teachers worked with our Read-a-thon partner Community Bookstore to pick titles for each classroom. The books have been sorted, stamped and delivered to classrooms. Shout-outs to Michelle Dobson, Scotte Hardin, Merideth…

Cosmos Game Fun

Children’s School families gathered in Coney Island for a Cosmos soccer game at MCU Park on Saturday evening. Parent Nina Crews organized the fundraiser, selling 166 tickets to families and raising $830 for our school! Kids had the opportunity to high five the players as they ran onto the field, and they received free tee-shirts…

Second Cup of Coffee: Every Fourth Friday

This is an opportunity for parents to share concerns and strategies regarding their child’s disabilities and abilities and learn from one another in a supportive environment. Come and meet families who share similar experiences with IEPs and/or related services. This is a great opportunity to network within our school’s community. We will meet every fourth Friday of…

Our Cafeteria Ranger Program Had a Great First Day

Yesterday, our Launch Day of our Cafeteria Ranger Program at The Children’s School was truly amazing! We had only one bag of garbage, weighing only 5 pounds on our first day of our student leadership cafeteria program! Congratulations and a huge thank you to the entire school community! BEFORE Our garbage weighed 20.76 pounds from breakfast and all lunch periods on one day. Before student…