Weekly Newsletter

COMING UP

Please keep up to date by looking at our online calendar.

Sept 16 - Welcome Back Diversity Potluck, 4-7 pm
Sept 17 - PTA General Meeting, 6:30 pm Pre-read materials
Sept 19 - School Closed for Yom Kippur
Sept 22 - Sun Dojo’s Focus for Fall register
Sept 25 - Curriculum Night, 4:30pm - 7:30 pm
Sept 26 - Parents’ Night Out Happy Hour, 6-9 pm
Sept 28 - Schoolyard Sports Night, 6-8 pm

Update from your Leadership Team

Check out the “From the Leadership Team” tab on the ps154.org website. Mr. Foreman will be sharing school updates via his very own blog.


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THIS SUNDAY!
WELCOME BACK DIVERSITY POTLUCK

SUN, SEPT 16, 4 - 7 PM IN THE SCHOOLYARD, FREE!

Come check out a performance and mini-class by Buckley’s School of Dance!  They’ll show us their best steps, and how to follow along, starting at 4:30pm.

Our welcome back celebration this year will also feature an eclectic set by DJ JENNY DOOM (aka Jennifer Dumlao) — an awesome parent volunteer with 15+ years of DJ experience spinning NYC clubs, galas, corporate events, weddings, turntablist competitions, tours and more. Jenny will mix a “melting pot” of songs, blending World Music with a sprinkling of Classics and Top 40! Get your global groove on, and come say “hi” at the DJ booth while you're at it — Jenny and her girls Aurora May (3-303) and Leilani (2-207) are enjoying their first few weeks at PS 154!

And don’t forget to sign up to share your culture with our amazing community:

SIGN UP TO SHARE A DISH


PTA GENERAL MEETING

MON, SEPT 17 IN THE MMR
DOORS OPEN AT 6:15 PM TO CHAT WITH FACELAB ABOUT PARENT VOLUNTEERS, MEETING STARTS AT 6:30 PM
Babysitting & Pizza - $5 per child suggested donation

Please join us for our first PTA meeting of the year!

In case you missed the email with PTA meeting pre-read documents, you can find them all here. 

Agenda includes:

• Updates from Mr. Foreman and Mr. Buckley + Parent Coordinator Debby Wattenbarger

• Election of 5 PTA Member at Large positions — and Chair of Fundraising! Nominations will be taken from the floor, and you can nominate yourself!

• 2018-19 PTA Events Forecast and how you can help

• School Leadership Team (SLT) update

• Vote on utilization of funds from our unrestricted PTA reserves for Responsive Classroom support, diversity books for classrooms, Occupational Therapy/flexible seating equipment and a new Reading/Writing Intervention Program.

Bring USED BOOKS to the PTA MEETING!

Please bring Used Book Donations to our PTA meeting, Monday 9/17 at 6:30pm. If possible, bag or box them grouped by the grade they are appropriate for. They will be used for our Used Book Fair later in the year.

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SUN DOJO’S FOCUS FOR FALL!

SAT, SEPT 22, 2:30 - 3:30 PM
AT SUN DOJO, 1256 PROSPECT AVENUE

A new Martial Arts seminar designed for 1st-5th graders that will set your student off to a great start this September! Sun Dojo will equip them with the tools they need to have their best school year ever!

More details at ps154.org/shop. $20 per child. All money goes to the PTA!

REGISTER HERE



CURRICULUM NIGHT! (aka “Back to School Night”)

TUES, SEPT 25, 4:30pm-7:30pm

Join us to find out what your child will be learning this year in all subjects. The schedule depends on the grade your child is in. The schedule will be going home soon.

We will be using all available space, so unfortunately, we will not be able to provide child care. If needed, your children are welcome to join you, but please make sure they stay under your supervision.

 

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PARENTS’ NIGHT OUT:
HAPPY HOUR AT DOUBLE WINDSOR

WED, SEPT 26, 6:00-9:00PM

Come alone or with a friend to tie one on with your fellow PS 154 parents. We’d love to see you there and hear all about your summer!

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SCHOOLYARD SPORTS NIGHT

FRI, SEPT 28, 6:00-8:00PM

A free event for our community to enjoy the schoolyard together after-hours.  Bring a ball, come ready to run around, and pack a picnic dinner to party with friends in our schoolyard!

 

Morning School Yard Volunteers Needed

We are looking to add volunteers to our school yard from 7:40am - 8:20am. This is to assist school staff with line-up, but also to help generally make sure our kids are safe while they play before school. Please email Debby Wattenbarger if you are interested.















Weekly Newsletter

COMING UP

Please keep up to date by looking at our online calendar.

TONIGHT! Sept 7 - Movie Night - Lego Batman (info below)
Sept 10 & 11 - School closed for Rosh Hashanah
Sept 16 - Welcome Back Diversity Potluck, 4-7 pm
Sept 17 - PTA General Meeting, 6:30 pm
Sept 19 - School Closed for Yom Kippur
Sept 22 - Sun Dojo’s Focus for Fall
Sept 25 - Curriculum Night, details coming soon
Sept 26 - Parents’ Night Out Happy Hour, 6-9 pm
Sept 28 - Schoolyard Sports Night, 6-8 pm


Blue Cards

We ask that you update your Blue Cards on-line each year, even if nothing has changed. You can do it today here: Blue Cards

 

Family Income Inquiry Forms

The state requires a Family Income Inquiry Form from every family. The results may lead to more funding if PS154 qualifies for Title 1 money. Paper copies were sent home with students on the first day of school, and you can also fill it out online at https://www.myschoolapps.com. Your answers are private and the DOE is prohibited by federal law from sharing them.

 

Did you know you can volunteer in the lunchroom?

Volunteers help keep the lunch room organized and fun for our children as they have down time from their studies. The success of your child’s education can be found in the many aspects of their school day. This includes their lunch time. In order for our children to enjoy every part of their day at PS 154, we need dedicated people EACH DAY to help in the lunchroom. This is also a great opportunity to get to know the wonderful children and families in our school.

In order to volunteer, please read and sign the volunteer agreement. You are required to sign and return the Expectations for Volunteers form to Debby Wattenbarger before serving as a lunchroom volunteer. Hope to see you soon!
 

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TONIGHT! MOVIE NIGHT: LEGO BATMAN

Friday, Sept 7 in MMR
Doors open at 6 pm, Movie starts at 6:30 pm

Our movie night series is back with a vengeance this year — get your pjs on and get ready for a night of cinematic sillies at PS 154! Suggested entry donation: $5 per person. Concessions $1

 

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WELCOME BACK DIVERSITY POTLUCK

Sun, Sept 16, 4 - 7 pm in the schoolyard, FREE!

Welcome back to school! Come share your cultural and culinary background in our schoolyard celebration of diversity, and enjoy music, games and friends as we celebrate the beginning of school.

SIGN UP TO SHARE A DISH
 

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PTA GENERAL MEETING

MON, SEPT 17 AT 6:30 PM IN THE MMR

Babysitting & Pizza - $5 per child suggested donation

Please join us for our first PTA meeting of the year. Agenda includes:

• Updates from Mr. Foreman and Mr. Buckley + Parent Coordinator Debby Wattenbarger

• Election of 5 PTA Member at Large positions — nominations will be taken from the floor, and you can nominate yourself!

• 2018-19 PTA Events Forecast and how you can help

• School Leadership Team (SLT) update

• Vote on utilization of funds from our unrestricted PTA reserves for Responsive Classroom support, diversity books for classrooms, Occupational Therapy/flexible seating equipment and a new Reading/Writing Intervention Program.
 

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SUN DOJO’S FOCUS FOR FALL!

SAT, SEPT 22, 2:30 - 3:30 PM
AT SUN DOJO, 1256 PROSPECT AVENUE

A new Martial Arts seminar designed for 1st-5th graders that will set your student off to a great start this September! Sun Dojo will equip them with the tools they need to have their best school year ever!

More details at ps154.org/shop. $20 per child.

REGISTER HERE

 

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PARENTS’ NIGHT OUT:
HAPPY HOUR AT DOUBLE WINDSOR

WED, SEPT 26, 6:00-9:00PM

Come alone or with a friend to tie one on with your fellow PS 154 parents. We’d love to see you there and hear all about your summer!

 

SCHOOLYARD SPORTS NIGHT

FRI, SEPT 28, 6:00-8:00PM

A free event for our community to enjoy the schoolyard together after-hours.  Bring a ball, come ready to run around, and pack a picnic dinner to party with friends in our schoolyard!

 

Weekly Newsletter

COMING UP

Sept 4 - Kindergarten After School Orientation, 9 am
Sept 4 - Kindergarten Meet & Greet, 10:30 am
Sept 5 - 1st Day of School! (½ Day for Kindergarten)
Sept 7 - Coffee with the Principal, 8:30 am
Sept 7 - Movie Night - Lego Batman (info below)
Sept 10 & 11 - School closed for Rosh Hashanah
Sept 16 - Welcome Back Diversity Potluck, 4-7 pm
Sept 17 - PTA General Meeting, 6:30 pm
Sept 22 - Sun Dojo’s Focus for Fall (info below)
Sept 26 - Parents’ Night Out Happy Hour, 6-9 pm
Sept 28 - Schoolyard Sports Night, 6-8 pm

 

ARRIVAL & DISMISSAL FOR 2018-2019

What time does school start? What time does school end? Find out who, what, when and where here:
Arrival & Dismissal

 

CLASS PARENTS — WE NEED YOU!

Are you interested in being a class parent for your child's class this year? Please email Parent Coordinator, Debby Wattenbarger as soon as possible at dwattenbarger@schools.nyc.gov so she can start sending out class contact lists.

 

BLUE CARDS

We ask that you update your Blue Cards online each year, even if nothing has changed. You can do it today here: Blue Cards

 

EPI PENS & OTHER MEDICINE NEEDS

Does your child need an Epi Pen or other medicine during the school day? You must alert the school nurse as soon as possible and complete a 504 form. You can call the school at 718-768-0057 and press 3 to be connected directly to our school nurse.
 

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COFFEE WITH THE PRINCIPAL

Friday, Sept 7, 8:30-930 am in MMR

Join the PTA of P.S. 154 in hosting our first Coffee with the Principal of the year. Hear from Mr. Foreman and Mr. Buckley about their plans for the school year, which will be followed by a Q&A. If there are specific questions you already have, please email them to pta_info@ps154.org and we will make sure they are addressed!

 

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MOVIE NIGHT: LEGO BATMAN

Friday, Sept 7 in MMR, Doors open at 6 pm, Movie starts at 6:30 pm.

Our movie night series is back with a vengeance this year — get your pjs on and get ready for a night of cinematic sillies at PS 154!
Suggested entry donation: $5 per person. Concessions $1
 

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WELCOME BACK DIVERSITY POTLUCK

Sun, Sept 16, 4 - 7 pm in the schoolyard, FREE!

Welcome back to school! Come share your cultural and culinary background in our schoolyard celebration of diversity, and enjoy music, games and friends as we celebrate the beginning of school.

SIGN UP TO SHARE A DISH
 


PTA GENERAL MEETING

MON, SEPT 17 AT 6:30 PM IN THE MMR

Babysitting & Pizza - $5 per child suggested donation

Please join us for our first PTA meeting of the year. Agenda includes:

• Updates from Mr. Foreman and Mr. Buckley + Parent Coordinator Debby Wattenbarger

• Election of 5 PTA Member at Large positions — nominations will be taken from the floor, and you can nominate yourself!

• 2018-19 PTA Events Forecast and how you can help

• School Leadership Team (SLT) update

• Vote on utilization of funds from our unrestricted PTA reserves for Responsive Classroom support, diversity books for classrooms, Occupational Therapy/flexible seating equipment and a new Reading/Writing Intervention Program.

 

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SUN DOJO’S FOCUS FOR FALL!

SAT, SEPT 22, 2:30 - 3:30 PM
AT SUN DOJO, 1256 PROSPECT AVENUE

A new Martial Arts seminar designed for 1st-5th graders that will set your student off to a great start this September! Sun Dojo will equip them with the tools they need to have their best school year ever!

$20 per child — all money goes to the PTA.
SIGN UP
 

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PARENTS’ NIGHT OUT: HAPPY HOUR AT DOUBLE WINDSOR

WED, SEPT 26, 6:00-9:00PM

Come alone or with a friend to tie one on with your fellow PS 154 parents. We’d love to see you there and hear all about your summer!

 

 

SCHOOLYARD SPORTS NIGHT

FRI, SEPT 28, 6:00-8:00PM

A free event for our community to enjoy the schoolyard together after-hours.  Bring a ball, come ready to run around, and pack a picnic dinner to party with friends in our schoolyard!

Weekly Newsletter

COMING UP

July 31 - CEC15 Special Education Workshop - info below
Sept 5 - 1st Day of 2018-2019 School Year! (½ day for Kindergarten)



PS 154 AFTER SCHOOL UPDATES

Important Upcoming Dates for After School:

Thurs 8/9 - Catalog available
Thurs 8/16 @ 9:00 am - Fall 2018 Registration Starts
Thurs 9/6 - First Day of After School
Mon 9/17 - Fall 2018 Clubs start

PS 154 CAMP SUMMER FRIENDSHIP STILL HAS SPOTS AVAILABLE!

Spots still available for week of 7/23 and week of 7/30 for rising k to rising 3rd graders. INFO HERE.

After School has a new phone extension. Please dial 1034 to reach the PTA After School program and PTA Camp Summer Friendship.
 

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PTA FINANCE AUDIT

The PTA needs someone to perform an audit on our finances. If that is something within your skill set and you are able to donate time to help us, we would be incredibly grateful. Please email pta_info@ps154.org if you can make our audit dreams come true!


2018-2019 PTA EVENTS

We’re excited to roll out a year of fun community and fundraising events, and we hope you’ll make this the year you get involved!  Please email events chair Jess Wright (jess@wright.fm) with any questions or ideas you have about next year’s events.

To join our events committee, movie night committee, or event food committee, please email as well!  Volunteering for events is a great way to get to know more families within our school community.

 

SUMMERTIME!

We are in and out all summer. Please be patient with our response time if you are trying to reach us. Find information about School and our PTA & After School here: www.ps154.org


CLASSROOM ASSIGNMENTS

Classroom assignments will be sent out in August. Rising 1st - 5th Grade families, if you haven’t done so yet, please send your summer email information as soon as possible to dwattenbarger@schools.nyc.gov.

Please include: Child’s Full Name; Parent/Guardian Name(s); and Email Address(es).

All Kindergarten students will receive their letters via regular mail.

 

SUMMER ACTIVITIES

Out and about this summer? There are always opportunities to learn. Check out some free activities in our very own Prospect Park and the Brooklyn Public Library.

 

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FREE SUMMER MEALS!

Don’t forget you can have free summer meals all around the city.
CHINESE | SPANISH | ENGLISH - and more INFO HERE

 


CEC15 SPECIAL EDUCATION WORKSHOP

Tues, July 31, 6:30 to 8:30PM
MS 88, Room 256, 544 7th Ave

See the flyers here for more information in English, Spanish, and Chinese.

 

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The deadline for placing orders is AUG 10. THESE ORDERS WILL BE DELIVERED TO YOUR HOME ADDRESS on, or a few days before AUG 31.

Ordering a tool kit is NOT compulsory, but it helps keeps your child's classroom stocked with much needed supplies (chosen by the teachers), supports the PTA, and keeps you from having to rush around shopping in September.

ORDER ONLINE HERE
MORE DETAILS HERE

 

Weekly Newsletter

COMING UP

August 9 - PTA After School Program Fall Catalog Available
August 16 - PTA After School Registration Opens

September 5 - 1st Day of 2018-2019 School Year! (½ day for Kindergarten)


SUMMERTIME!

We are in and out all summer. Please be patient with our response time if you are trying to reach us. Find information about School and our PTA & After School here: www.ps154.org

 

CLASSROOM ASSIGNMENT LETTERS

Classroom assignments will be sent out in August. Rising 1st - 5th Grade families, if you haven’t done so yet, please send me your summer email information as soon as possible to dwattenbarger@schools.nyc.gov.

This is what I need:
Child’s Full Name; Parent/Guardian Name(s); and Email Address(es).

All Kindergarten students will receive their letters via regular mail.

 

SUMMER ACTIVITIES & FREE MEALS

Out and about this summer? There are always opportunities to learn. Check out some free activities in our very own Prospect Park and the Brooklyn Public Library. And don’t forget you can have free summer meals all around the city. INFO HERE

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SPECIAL EDUCATION WORKSHOP

PRESENTED BY THE Community Education Council District 15

Tues, July 31, 6:30-8:30PM
MS 88, Room 256, 544 7th Ave

See the flyers here for more information:

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ORDER SCHOOL TOOL KITS FOR NEXT YEAR!

ORDER ONLINE BY JUNE 30 FOR BEST PRICING

Ordering a tool kit is NOT compulsory, but it helps keeps your child's classroom stocked with much needed supplies (chosen by the teachers), supports the PTA, and keeps you from having to rush around shopping and lugging bags of supplies to the school in September. These supplies will be delivered to the school by the end of August and then hand delivered to your child's classroom (by movers and a few hearty volunteers) before the start of school. Easy peasy!

ORDER ONLINE HERE
MORE DETAILS HERE

 

TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK - THANK YOU!

Thank you to everyone who contributed to this year’s Teacher Appreciation week in May. Our committee comprised of Lisa Rochlin, Jess Wright, Gretchen Aguiar, Kira Mait, Anne Lanier, Alison Eisen-Kiener, Nicole Brier, and Debby Wattenbarger worked hard to make our teachers feel special each day of the week.

Schedule:
Monday- Teacher’s Lounge stocked with donations from Windsor Farms
Tuesday- Cards for Teachers, including the Mad Libs for teachers
Wednesday- Care Packages delivered
Thursday- Infinite Massage provided teachers with 10-minute chair massages
Friday- All teachers and staff gifted with a PS 154 water bottle (concept conceived by Michael Buckley)

Total Collected in parent donations: $3,465.00
Total Amount used from leftover 2017 collection: $915.19
Total Amount Spent on Activities: $2,283.62
We have $2,096.57 left from donations that we will save for Teacher Appreciation 2019.
 

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Weekly Newsletter

COMING UP

Please keep up to date by looking at our online calendar.

June 22 - Movie Night 6pm, details below
June 24 - Brooklyn Cyclones Game, 4pm
June 26 - Last Day of School! 11:30am Dismissal!
 

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TONIGHT!
MOVIE NIGHT - PETER RABBIT

FRIDAY, JUNE 22, 6:30PM

Surprise! We had so much fun at our movie nights, we want to have one last event before the school year is out. Join us at 6pm for open schoolyard play. The movie starts at 6:30pm. $5 suggested entry per person, plus pizza, hot dogs, drinks, popcorn, snacks and treats available for additional purchase.

 

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BROOKLYN CYCLONES GAME

SUNDAY, JUNE 24, 4PM

PS 154 and the Brooklyn Cyclones are inviting families to put the FUN back in fundraising for the annual, end-of-school year minor league baseball game at MCU Park in Coney Island!

2pm: Gates open, 3:15pm: Pre-game School Spirit Parade (line up in section 24), 4:00pm: Game starts!  

YOU CAN NOW PURCHASE TICKETS THROUGH SAT, JUNE 23!

  1. Go to https://groupmatics.events

  2. Enter the code: PS154

  3. Select the desired tickets from the menu

  4. Proceed to checkout

  5. Pay with your credit card

If you are NOT able to buy tickets online, please contact your event organizer Karen Sarraga Russell at (646) 775-8719 or PTA_Info@ps154.org and she will help you.

 

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ORDER SCHOOL TOOL KITS FOR NEXT YEAR!

Order online by June 30 for best pricing

Ordering a tool kit is NOT compulsory, but it helps keeps your child's classroom stocked with much needed supplies (chosen by the teachers), supports the PTA, and keeps you from having to rush around shopping and lugging bags of supplies to the school in September. These supplies will be delivered to the school by the end of August and then hand delivered to your child's classroom (by movers and a few hearty volunteers) before the start of school. Easy peasy!

ORDER ONLINE HERE
MORE DETAILS HERE

 

DONATE EXTRA SCHOOL SUPPLIES

The PTA’s Sustainability Committee is asking families to consider donating their extra supplies. Donations will be used next year at PS 154 to stock an arts-and-crafts recess cart, and surplus will be donated to Materials for the Arts. Donation drop boxes are in select classrooms as well as the PTA office in the MMR; collections are welcome up till dismissal on Tuesday, June 26.

 

FREE SUMMER MEALS

Available to all children under the age of 18.

INFO HERE

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COMING UP

This is an exciting time of year. Class trips and other events may not be listed below. Please keep up to date by looking at our calendar.

June 18 - 5th Grade Graduation, at the K280 auditorium, 10am
June 19 - School Spirit Day. Wear your PS 154 t-shirts and gear!
June 19 - 5th Grade v. Teachers Kickball Game
June 19 - Middle School Info Meeting, 6:30pm in the MMR
June 20 - New Parent Orientation, 9am in the MMR
June 20 - School Leadership Team (SLT), 4pm
June 20 - Ballroom Dance Competition, 6pm at MS839
June 21 - K110 & K210 Stepping Up, 9:30am
June 22 - PTA General Meeting, 8:30am in the cafeteria
June 22 - K101 & K201 Stepping Up, 9:30am
June 22 - Movie Night 6pm, details below
June 24 - Brooklyn Cyclones Game, 4pm
June 26 - Last Day of School! 11:30am Dismissal!

 

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D15 Diversity Plan: Survey & Community Presentation

WED, JUNE 20, 6:30pm

at Sunset Park High School, 153 35th St, Brooklyn, NY 11232

Over the last 6 months, the D15 Diversity Plan Working Group and School Community have worked collaboratively to develop a set of recommendations to create diverse, meaningfully integrated middle schools.

Please join us at the final community presentation as part of the D15 Diversity Plan process!

RSVP HERE

Please take a moment to fill out the D15 Diversity Plan Survey on the middle school application process! Your voice is important to this process!

Por favor tome un momento para llenar esta encuesta sobre el proceso de admisión a la escuela intermedia/middle school.
English Language Survey
Encuesta en español
中國語文調查

For more information visit www.d15diversityplan.com

 

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FINAL PTA MEETING

FRI, JUNE 22, 8:30am in the Cafeteria

Be sure to keep an eye on your email — we will be sending an agenda and proposed PTA plans for next year via email a few days before the meeting. Please come and vote on next school year’s PTA budget.

We are still $17,000 below our goal of $100,000 for our PTA Annual Fund. Last year we were able to raise $100,000 together with direct donations. Please consider donating this year, if you haven't already. No amount is too small—or too large! Donate at www.ps154.org/donate.

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MOVIE NIGHT - PETER RABBIT

FRIDAY, JUNE 22, 6:30pm

Surprise! We had so much fun at our movie nights, we want to have one last event before the school year is out. Join us at 6pm for open schoolyard play. The movie starts at 6:30pm. $5 suggested entry per person, plus pizza, hot dogs, drinks, popcorn, snacks and treats available for additional purchase.

 

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BROOKLYN CYCLONES GAME

SUNDAY, JUNE 24, 4pm

PS 154 and the Brooklyn Cyclones are inviting families to put the FUN back in fundraising for the annual, end-of-school year minor league baseball game at MCU Park in Coney Island!

2pm: Gates open, 3:15pm: Pre-game School Spirit Parade (line up in section 24), 4:00pm: Game starts!  

Purchase tickets by MON, JUNE 18

  1. Go to https://groupmatics.events

  2. Enter the code: PS154

  3. Select the desired tickets from the menu

  4. Proceed to checkout

  5. Pay with your credit card

If you are NOT able to buy tickets online, please contact your event organizer Karen Sarraga Russell at (646) 775-8719 or PTA_Info@ps154.org and she will help you.

Weekly Newsletter

COMING UP

This is an exciting time of year. Class trips and other events may not be listed below. Please keep up to date by looking at our calendar.

June 11 - School Closed for Students
June 12 - Middle School Info Mtg, 8:30am in the cafeteria
June 12 - 2nd Grade Landmark Museum, 8:45am
June 12 - Superintendent Parent Meeting, 6:30pm in the MMR
June 13-14 - 3rd Grade Plays (during school day-time tba)
June 13 - PTA Executive Board Mtg
June 14 - 5th Grade Class Trip
June 14 - Father’s Day Cookie Sale
June 14 - Parenting & the Art of War - Parent Workshop, 6:30pm Buy tix here!
June 15 - School Closed - Eid al-Fitr
June 18 - 5th Grade Graduation, at the K280 auditorium, 10am
June 18 - School Leadership Team (SLT) Meeting, 4:30pm
June 19 - School Spirit Day. Wear your PS 154 shirts and gear!
June 19 - 5th Grade v. Teachers Kickball Game
June 19 - Middle School Info Mtg, 6:30pm in the MMR
June 21 - K110 & K210 Stepping Up, 9:30am
June 22 - PTA General Meeting, cafeteria, 8:30am
June 22 - K101 & K201 Stepping Up, 9:30am
June 22 - Movie Night 6pm, details below
June 24 - Brooklyn Cyclones Game, 4pm
June 26 - Last Day! 11:30am Dismissal!

 

SUPERINTENDENT PARENT MEETING:
NEW PRINCIPAL MEET & GREET

Tuesday, JUNE 12, 6:30pm in the MMR

Join us in the MMR for introductions and meet your new administrative team! Babysitting & pizza at $5 per child. Please let us know if you need babysitting at PTA_Info@ps154.org so that we can plan ahead.

 

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FATHER’S DAY COOKIE SALE

THURSDAY, JUNE 14, during school hours

$5 PER COOKIE
Each class will get a chance to visit during the school day. All profits go to benefiting PTA Programs.
 

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PARENT TALK: PARENTING AND THE ART OF WAR

THURSDAY, JUNE 14, 6:30-8pm - Buy tix here!

The Social Emotional Experience (SEE) Committee of the PTA of PS 154 presents this talk by Neil Weintraub, LCSW (and PS 154 parent!)

Apply wisdom from Sun Tzu's 2,500-year-old military manuscript to contemporary parenting issues. Parents will discuss how to choose their battles and timing, how to avoid power struggles, and how to win without fighting. 

Neil Weintraub is a Licensed Certified Social Worker with over 25 years experience working with children from diverse backgrounds in a variety of settings. He is a School Social Worker at an elementary school in Brooklyn. The father of three boys, he also spends his summer at a Sleepaway Camp in the Hudson Valley. Mr. Weintraub maintains a practice in Park Slope Brooklyn with a focus on Anxiety, ADHD, Autism, depression, and parenting issues. His other workshops include, "Helping Children Deal with Anxiety," "Everything We Always Forget about Memory and Other Executive Functions," "Parenting Boys" and "Independence, a Guide for Helicopter Pilots." He is also a PS 154 parent!

 AT PS 154 / 1625 11th Ave between Sherman & Windsor
TICKETS $10 / Open to the community
Thank you for understanding that this event is for adults only.

 

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MOVIE NIGHT - PETER RABBIT

FRIDAY, JUNE 22, 6:30pm
 

Surprise! We had so much fun at our movie nights, we want to have one last event before the school year is out. Join us at 6pm for open schoolyard play. The movie starts at 6:30pm. $5 suggested entry per person, plus pizza, hot dogs, drinks, popcorn, snacks and treats available for additional purchase.

 

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BROOKLYN CYCLONES GAME

SUNDAY, JUNE 24, 4pm
 

PS 154 and the Brooklyn Cyclones are inviting families to put the FUN back in fundraising for the annual, end-of-school year minor league baseball game at MCU Park in Coney Island!

2pm: Gates open, 3:15pm: Pre-game School Spirit Parade (line up in section 24), 4:00pm: Game starts!  Purchase tickets by MON, JUNE 18

Purchase tickets online:

  1. Go to https://groupmatics.events

  2. Enter the code: PS154

  3. Select the desired tickets from the menu

  4. Proceed to checkout

  5. Pay with your credit card

If you are NOT able to buy tickets online, please contact your event organizer Karen Sarraga Russell at (646) 775-8719 or PTA_Info@ps154.org and she will help you.