Dec 4 - Armory Visit for Grades 2-5 Volunteers needed (especially starting at 11:30 am) - Sign Up
Dec 4 - Picture Retake Day + 5th Grade Cap & Gown Photos (retakes only for those who missed the first day
Dec 4 - CEC meeting: Choosing ELL Programs at PS 230 425 McDonald Ave, 6:30 pm
Dec 5 AT PS 321: Raising Resilience: The Wisdom and Science of Happy Families and Thriving Children at 6:30pm RSVP info below
Dec 6 - Parenting Book Club, 6:30 pm in the MMR
Dec 7 - Family Friday, 8:35 - 9:15 am (announcements in the MMR at 8:25 am)
Dec 8 - Winter Fair, 12-4 pm
Dec 11 - School Leadership Team (SLT) Meeting, 4 pm
Dec 12 - PTA Executive Board Mtg, 6:30 pm
Dec 12 - School Tour for Incoming K Families - FULL
Dec 14 - Movie Night Rescheduled! 6:30 pm showtime
Dec 17 - Tiny Scientist Assembly
Dec 18 - Armory Visit for Grades 2-5 Volunteers needed - Sign Up
Dec 18 - PTA General Meeting, 8:30am
Dec 18 - Dec 21 - New-to-You Book Fair
Dec 24 - Jan 1 - NO SCHOOL - Winter Break
SHOP FOR A CHRISTMAS TREE & SUPPORT PS 154!
If you buy a Christmas tree, buy it from FOLEY FIRS on 8th St. and 8th Ave. Mention PS 154, and they will donate minimum $10 to our school for every tree sold. Or order from www.foleyfirs.com — you can have the tree delivered for free and never leave your house!
open 7 days a week from 11/24 to 12/23
super-fresh trees, cut in southern Quebec just 1 week before Thanksgiving
3 varieties of trees + wreaths and stands
FREE DELIVERY AND SET UP if your tree stand is set up (check with Foley Firs for delivery radius)
TELL ALL YOUR FRIENDS! They just have to mention the school — and don't have to have a child at the school for us to benefit!
We're thrilled to share that Minted has extended our fundraising efforts through 12/09! Remember to use our promo code, FUNDRAISEPS154WTS for 15% off your Minted Holiday cards and gift orders and 15% will be donated back to us! Shop at minted.com
PS 154 PARENTING BOOK CLUB
THURS, DEC 6 AT 6:30 PM
*Please* join us for the second club meeting! The book is Playful Parenting: An Exciting New Approach to Raising Children That Will Help You Nurture Close Connections, Solve Behavior Problems, and Encourage Confidence, by Lawrence J. Cohen. We will have 90 minutes to share our thoughts and ideas, and then can continue socializing off site at a TBD location once our time is up.
SAT, DEC 8, 12-4 PM
A cozy winter festival for the family!
FREE Admission and $1 tickets for Games, Crafts, Food, and Treats
Come enjoy our Student Performances and Brooklyn Game Lab’s BATTLE LAB DUEL
Get your holiday shopping done with our Silent Auction and Teacher experience raffle plus a NEW local holiday market, featuring a Terrace Books pop-up shop.
STOMPING GROUND PHOTO WILL BE OFFERING PORTRAITS TO FAMILIES AT PS 154 DURING WINTER FAIR
The $40 session fee goes to the school! *Prints, files, and gifts are additional*
QUESTIONS? Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Please help us make Winter Fair happen! We need you to help turn our school into candy land, help our kids with craft projects, and serve our community food. All volunteers will be entered into a raffle for a $100 gift card!
CONSIDER AN AUCTION DONATION
Remember, this auction is one of the biggest ways we raise funds for our school. If you have something to donate, please email Auction Chair Karen Sarraga at email@example.com!
RESCHEDULED MOVIE NIGHT: INCREDIBLES 2
FRI, DEC 14, SCHOOLYARD OPEN AT 6 PM, MOVIE AT 6:30 PM, IN THE MMR
PS 154’s beloved movie series offers a cozy place for children and their adults to watch a movie together, with pizza, hot dogs, and snacks!
$5 per person (over age 3)
$1 concessions Now featuring healthy goodies for all, and treats for adults, too!
PS 10 Chess Tournament!
Sunday, Dec 2, 2018
at PS 10, 511 7th Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11215
Do you have children who love to play chess? Do they want to play in a tournament?
If your child knows how to play and wants to compete, there is a group for them. Kindergarten to 12th grade! The players’ schedule is organized by rating, and if this is the child’s first time, the rating system groups the kids in the beginner group. There is a lot more information on the registration form!
Register here: https://impactcoachingnetwork.wufoo.com/forms/r1jawfcm01j5vfp/
RAISING RESILIENCE: THE WISDOM AND SCIENCE OF HAPPY FAMILIES AND THRIVING CHILDREN
Wednesday, Dec 5, 6:30 pm
at PS 321, 180 7th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215
A growing body of research supports the idea that practicing generosity, kindness, honesty, determination, and patience leads to resilience and happiness. With his expertise in mindfulness and psychology, Dr. Christopher Willard, PSYD, offers a profound exploration of how to cultivate a mindful family amidst the chaos of our modern world, planting compassionate and wise seeds for our children and our future.
RSVP here ($5 suggested donation)
Open to the public; free childcare for grade-school-age children