DON’T MISS Schoolyard Potluck and Play – TOMORROW!
Sponsored by the PTA Diversity Committee
Sun, Sept 24, 4-7pm
kids play • parents chat
FREE – leave your wallet at home!
Featuring a 5pm performance by Latin kiddie band Moona Luna to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15-October 15)
Bring a dish to share that reflects your own family's culture, along with a label listing ingredients. Sign up here.
September 24 - Schoolyard Potluck and Play, 4-7pm
September 27 - PTA General Meeting, 6pm: Potluck Snacks, 6:30pm: Meeting and Elections (info here)
September 28 - CEC Meeting, 5:30pm - 8:30pm at PS 261
October 1 - PS 154 at the Jets Fundraiser
October 6 - Family Friday, 8:35-9:15 am
October 9 - Columbus Day (SCHOOL CLOSED)
Oct 9-16 - Tea School Days Fundraiser (info below)
October 10 - 2nd - 5th Grade Amory Visit (sign-up coming soon)
October 12 - Parenting Seminar: “How to Talk to Your Kids About Race” Register for Wait List.
October 13 - School Garden Harvest 2:45-4 pm (info below)
October 18 - Picture Day (details to come)
October 18 - PTA Executive Board Meeting, 6:30 pm
October 21 - Boo Bash, 5-8 pm (info below)
A Message from Our District 15 Parent Leaders (Community Education Council)
Read the CEC Welcome letter to learn more about the CEC and get the details for a September 28 meeting that you can attend. Reach out to our own PTA President Elect and CEC member Nicole Brier with any questions about the CEC.
TEA SCHOOL DAYS
SHOP, SAVE, AND RAISE MONEY FOR OUR SCHOOL!
OCTOBER 9 - 16, 2017
Tea Collection is a company that sells adorable kids' clothes. With this program, our school gets 15% of all sales — and you get 15% off, too! We will send out the promo code soon. Shop at TeaSchoolDays.com between Oct 9 and 16.
TALKING ABOUT RACE FOR PARENTS: Raising Children for Racial Justice
Wed, Oct 12, 2017, 6:30-8pm in the MMR
Brought to you by the PTA of PS 154 Diversity Committee
Presentation by Staff from Border Crossers, a national organization that trains educators and parents to dismantle patterns of racism and injustice in our schools and communities. While all tickets to this event have already been reserved, we encourage you to sign up for the wait list in case of cancellations.
PS 154 Garden Harvest Day
FRI, OCT 13, 2:45-4 pm
Our fabulously green garden committee will serve food prepared from 154’s very own herbs and vegetables. Stick around after school to sample delicious and healthy fare that’s as local as it gets!
Also, the Garden Committee needs a Volunteer Garden Parent for each class. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Garden Committee Chairperson Rhonda Ebbesen at PTA_Info@ps154.org.
SAT, OCT 21, 2017, 5-8 PM at PS 154
Boo Bash is a Saturday evening, Halloween-themed 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 party brought to you by our very own DJ (Coach) Sean!
GET TO KNOW YOUR P.T.A.
WOULD YOU LIKE TO GET INVOLVED THIS YEAR?
Would you like to get involved this year? We need event leaders, project managers and more! Here are some positions we really need volunteers for. But there are other things to do too. We will help you find a role that’s right for you. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Are you willing and able to contribute to our PTA Annual Fund?
You can write a check to “PTA of PS 154 and leave it in the lockbox in the main office, or donate online here.