Jan 25 - Read-a-thon Ends!
Jan 29 - School Leadership Team (SLT) Meeting, 4 pm
Feb 1 - Pajama drive ends (collection boxes in K classrooms)
Feb 1 - Movie Night, 6 pm
Feb 5 - NO SCHOOL - Lunar New Year
Feb 6 - PTA Executive Board Meeting
Feb 8 - Family Friday, Special Family & Friend Day, 8:35 - 9:15 am
Feb 9 - PS 154 Art Gallery
Feb 11 - PTA General Meeting, 8:30 am
Feb 12 - Armory Visit for Grades 2-5 - Volunteers Still Needed - Sign Up
Feb 13 - 4th & 5th Grade Author Visit
Feb 13 - Comedy 154
Feb 15 - Lip Sync Battle
Feb 18 - Feb 22 - NO SCHOOL - Mid Winter Break
Feb 26 - Armory Visit for Grades 2-5 - Volunteers Still Needed - Sign Up
A NEW NOTE FROM OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM
Family Friday - Special Friend or Family Day
Fri, Feb 8, 8:35 - 9:15 am
Mark your calendars! PS 154 welcomes your child's special friend, grandparent or yourself in their classroom for a very special Family Friday. (Please note, there's not enough space in the classrooms for more than one or two family members per student.) Students and their guests will work on a project that helps the students identify all the strengths they have to draw upon. This is the project if you want to take a look.
THE 2019 PS 154 READ-A-THON
TODAY IS THE LAST DAY!
The PS 154 Read-A-Thon is on! You can download the Read-A-Thon information packet here.
To donate online in honor of a young reader, visit our Read-A-Thon Donation Page!
Please contact Read-A-Thon organizers Rachel Warren or Barbara Kevorkian at firstname.lastname@example.org.
FRI, FEB 1, 6PM
Come in pjs, bring a blanket, and get ready to get cozy for the best kind of movie night at your school! Please review the Code of Conduct introduced at January’s movie night, so we can all continue to have a great time together.
Please consider bringing something for the bake sale, too! (Store-bought is more than welcome!!)
Featuring Janeane Garofalo & Special Guests!
WED, FEB 13 AT LITTLEFIELD NYC IN BROOKLYN
DOORS OPEN AT 6:30PM, SHOW STARTS AT 7:30PM
General Admission: $20
VIP (reserved seating): $35
Please join us to support, PS 154, The Windsor Terrace School, for an evening of laughs with some of the most revered comics in the business. Why not make it an early Valentine’s night out? Or bring a group of friends who love to laugh!
This event is 21 and over
*** Lineup subject to change ***
Seating only available with VIP ticket
*** General Admission and VIP tickets can be purchased at the door pending availability ***
LIP SYNC BATTLE
FRI, FEB 15, DOORS OPEN AT 6 PM; PERFORMANCES START AT 6:30 PM.
FREE WITH SIGNUP
You’re invited to our first-ever Lip Sync Battle! Bring your best lip syncing performance to our MMR stage! Please sign up below, indicating which song you will lip sync. Also, please consider signing up as a group -- due to time constraints, we will cap the performances at 30 songs.
PARENTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO COMPETE! Things to consider: your costume, props... There will be [meaningful, inexpensive] awards in every category!
Can't wait to see how our community brings it!
THE SOCIAL & EMOTIONAL LEARNING (SEL) COMMITTEE'S PS 154 PARENTING BOOK CLUB!
THURS, FEB 28 AT 6:30 PM IN THE MMR
*Please* join us for the third book club meeting! For this half of the school year, we are doing a deep dive into the work of Dr. Laura Markham, a psychologist, parenting expert, best-selling author and mom who happens to be local to Brooklyn! Her writing and coaching are beautifully aligned with the PS 154 Parent SEL Committee’s goals of parenting through building connection, positive discipline and deepening our children’s and our own emotional intelligence.
Book: “Peaceful Parents, Happy Kids,” by Dr. Laura Markham
Get a book discount from Terrace Books
MORE INFO HERE
THURSDAY, MARCH 7
7 - 10 PM AT THE PICNIC HOUSE IN PROSPECT PARK
WHO: your school community, friends and neighbors
WHAT: a fundraising event masquerading as a extraordinarily fun party with open bar, hors d'oeuvres, dancing and a live auction! (for grownups only, festive attire)
WHEN: Thursday, March 7, 7:00-10:00pm
WHERE: The Picnic House in Prospect Park map
WHY: to show our commitment to STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) at PS 154! Without PTA funding, our kids wouldn’t have access to Tiny Scientist, the Maker Space featuring Koko, chess, music, sign language and more! Help us ensure that these enrichments continue to be part of our students’ days!
HOW: Tickets are available here!
Earlybird tickets: $80 per ticket (available until Jan 31, 2019)
Regular admission: $95 per ticket
Super Supporter: $250 per ticket (proceeds go toward sponsoring PS 154 teacher tickets)
A lottery for limited quantity of $20 gala tickets will be available as well.
Please reach out to Spring Gala Chair, Jenny Dumlao or Events Chair, Jess Wright if you want to join the Spring Gala team, or with any questions about the event.
PS 154 SHARKS IN THE DARK AT THE NEW YORK AQUARIUM
FRI, MARCH 22, 2019, AT 6PM TO 9:30 AM THE NEXT MORNING
PS 154 students and families can experience an unforgettable sleepover at the New York Aquarium's newest exhibit, Ocean Wonders: Sharks! We'll discover the marine life of the Hudson Canyon with a behind the scenes access, a live animal encounter and fun, educational activities during this sleep "under the sea" event.
ADULT SOCCER LEAGUE
Anyone interested in playing in an adult soccer league at the Armory YMCA? League is co ed, decent to high level of play, 4 a side with games on Sunday afternoons. Anyone interested please contact Kindergarten parent Brad Samuels at email@example.com. Space is limited so, if interested, please be in touch ASAP.
STEM Spring Break Camps
Do you know a student in kindergarten through grade 12 who is interested in having fun, unique, STEM experiences during spring break? Tell them about upcoming STEM Matters NYC enrichment programs! Explore, tinker, discover, and design. Don’t miss out, spots are limited and the application is only open between Tuesday, January 29 and Friday, February 15, 2019. Preference is given to students who attend Title I schools. Download the flyer
Celebrate the Year of the Pig with Sunset Park School - P.S. 169 and the Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company!
Friday, January 25, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. Doors open at 5:45 p.m.
P.S. 169 - 4305 7th Avenue (Auditorium)
This is a FREE event. Snacks will be available for purchase.