OUR SCHOOL'S EVENTS
Not only are our events an important part of the PTA’s fundraising activities, PTA events are also about bringing our community together in fun ways to allow everyone associated with P.S. 154 to show their support for our children and their teachers. Your participation helps our children and our community grow!
Follow the school calendar to keep track of events!
**please note that dates on posters pictured are for previous years!
KINDERGARTEN MEET AND GREET
TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 6, 10:30am-noon
Welcome kindergarten to PS154 and kick off the year in your special school community!
BACK-TO-SCHOOL PAJAMA PARTY MOVIE NIGHT
FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 15, 2017, EVENING
Pre-party in the schoolyard in pajamas and nightgowns, then enjoy an awesome movie in the MMR. Look around the school for posters to see what AMAZING movie we will watch together! Suggested donation $5 per person.
ADVOCACY SKILLS FOR PARENTS
MONDAY SEPTEMBER 18, 2017, 6:45pm
This event has been organized by the Committee for Students With Special Needs--all parents are invited whether they are typically developing or have special needs. Learn essential elements of advocacy parents need to resolve disagreements in any system, including entitlements, business, medical or education. Presentation by IncludeNYC.
SATURDAY OCTOBER 14, 2017, EVENING
Boo Bash is a Saturday evening event that is highly attended and super fun for the kids. Enjoy the glow stick dance party, crafts, treats, a witches’ den, face painting, cotton candy, and dance-a-thon brought to your by our very own DJ (Coach) Sean!
WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 18, 2017, SCHOOL DAY
Capture your memories on school picture day!
FRIDAYS THROUGHOUT THE YEAR, EVENINGS
Feature films are shown and the concession stand is open! Pizza, hot dogs, snacks, and beverages are sold. Please note that Movie Nights are not drop-off events. All children require a responsible adult in attendance.
PS154 JETS NIGHT
NOVEMBER, DATE TBD
Join your friends from school–and Principal Havlik–to cheer on the Jets! Watch your backpacks and email for more information about this school event and fundraiser.
SATURDAY DECEMBER 2, 2017, AFTERNOON
Held in early December during the holiday season with fun for all ages. While the children enjoy student performances, craft making, and games, parents participate in a silent auction with an amazing assortment items including camps, gifts, memberships, gift certificates and more.
DECEMBER 4-8, 2017
The Book Fair is a great way to get our kids excited about reading and raise money for our school. Each class visits the book fair to buy books. A portion of the proceeds go to support PTA-funded programs. We also accept gently used books during this time.
PS 154 READ-A-THON
JANUARY 18TH - 26, 2018
Each class that reads the most minutes in their grade gets a special visit from Principal Havlik, and the top reader from each grade gets an individual prize, too. Students also enter the bookmark contest–the winning bookmark in each grade gets printed for the entire grade. Collectively, our students raise over $9,000 during Read-a-Thon 2016.
SPRING - DATE TBD, EVENING
Now in it's third year, this adults-only event takes place in Shepherd's Hall in nearby Holy Name Church. It is a community-wide, multi-tiered, fast-paced, evening raffle event featuring over 300 different prize, food, and adult beverages! Parents, teachers, and neighbors come together to support the school.
CLASS ART PROJECT AND AUCTION
FEBRUARY AND MARCH, 2018, DATES TBD
The creativity of our PTS154 students and parents knows no bounds. Paintings, pottery, and more are created in collaborative art projects by each class. We then auction off these amazing works of art to our PS154 community, with auction proceeds going to help support our PTA Programs.
POETRY NIGHT EXTRAVAGANZA
APRIL, 2018, DATE TBD, EVENING
PS 154 celebrates National Poetry Month with every student contributing to our school wide PTA-sponsored poetry journal. We then invite students to read their poetry, or a favorite poem, on stage!
MOTHER'S DAY PLANT SALE
FRIDAY MAY 11, 2018, SCHOOL DAY
During the school day, students shop for Mother’s Day at our plant sale. A great assortment of flowers and other garden plants for all the important women in your child's life.
PTA 5K RUN
SATURDAY MAY 12, 2018, MORNING
This event benefits ALL Brooklyn PTAs, and takes place in Prospect Park the Saturday before Mother’s Day. This event has raised over $20,000 yearly for Brooklyn PTAs with a huge PS154 showing.
SATURDAY MAY 19, 2018, AFTERNOON
Get ready for bouncy houses, face paint, carnival games, food, and live music! Our formula for community fun returns to the schoolyard every spring to help our community come together for fun, and for fundraising for the school.
SUNDAY JUNE 3, 2018, DAYTIME
This annual tournament is open to students in grades K-5, divided by age levels. The chess tournament sponsored by the PTA and run by our PTA-sponsored chess teacher Mr. Jairo. All participants will get a prize.
FATHER'S DAY COOKIE SALE
THURSDAY JUNE 14, 2018, SCHOOL DAY
During the school day, children can buy cookies for all the important men in his or her life. Beautiful professionally decorated cookies are sure to delight everyone.
BROOKLYN CYCLONES NIGHT
JUNE 2018, DATE TBD, EVENING
Enjoy a family night at a ballgame where the proceeds benefit fundraising efforts of the PTA. Kids can run the bases before the game. Look for announcements as the minor league season approaches.
PARENTS' HAPPY HOURS
THROUGHOUT THE YEAR - Watch the Calendar for Dates!
Raise a glass, and raise our PTA funding at the same time. Local bars sponsor PS154 Parents Night throughout the year. Visit Adirondack, Hamilton's, The Double Windsor, and others along with new and old friends. Drink tickets bought from the PTA go to support our school programs!