Ms Florio as the P.S. 32 Golden Ticket
A Jumpsquiffling Gloriumptious Time was had by ALL at P.S. 32’s magical Roald Dahl-O-Ween event last Saturday in the schoolyard. Students, parents, friends, teachers and staff came dressed as Maltildas, James’, the Fantastic Foxes, Oompa- Loompas and all the golden ticket winners including a blown up Violet Beauregarde, just before she pops.
Children ran around collecting signatures from P.S. 32 teachers disguised as their favorite characters. Art and reading activities for all ages centered around every Dahl story imaginable. Children who crafted their own Wonkalicious Candy Catching Hats were rewarded when they least expected it by sweet morsals dropping from the sky. And the Revolting Recipes were not revolting enough to keep folks away! Crispy wasp stings on a piece of buttered toast, eatable marshmallow pillows, lickable wallpaper and Stink Bug’s Eggs were gobbled up in seconds and thirds.
This tribute to the magic of reading and the wonders of imagination could not have happened without the vision of Adam Marcus, over 70 Dahlunteers and all of the community donors. Can’t wait to do it again next year! Enjoy these photos and if you have more of your own please send them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The word is out that P.S. 32 is pretty magical! Check out this blog post about the event.
And if you were the lucky winner of the Matilda prize , please let us know, we’re looking for you!
Join us for terrific fun, delicious food, and goofy games all inspired by the wonderful and curious world of Roald Dahl!
Come dressed as one of the many characters from Roald Dahl’s great books and participate in lots of fun activities.
We hope to see you there!
Roald Dahl-O-Ween @ P.S. 32
Saturday, September 13
PS 32 has partnered with online farmers’ market Farmigo.com to have farm-fresh, local, organic groceries delivered to you at PS 32 for pickup every Wednesday, 3-5 pm. First delivery is Sept. 10.
Farmigo is not a CSA. You get to choose exactly what you want online and that’s all you pay for. There’s no order minimum, no weekly commitment, and no fee to join.
- If we as a group order $500 or more, 10% of every order is paid back to the PTA of PS32
- You get 10% off your first order if you use the coupon code “10off20”
Download our Farmigo flyer for more details. For extra help or questions, email Liz Wallace at email@example.com
Join our community at farmigo.com/ptaofps32 today!
The Parent Handbook details the policies and procedures for all students, parents and guardians at P.S. 32. Should you have any questions, please contact the main office, the Parent Coordinator or come to a PTA meeting.
Download the new 2014-2015 Parent Handbook here.
In accordance with the new UFT contract the P.S. 32 school hours has changed for students for the 2014-2015 school year.
School begins promptly for students preK-grade 5 at 8:40 AM and ends at 3:00 pm Monday-Friday.
Parents and guardians of students in Pre K must escort their children directly to their portable classrooms no earlier than 8:40AM.
Students in grades K-5 who arrive for breakfast may arrive no earlier than 8:10AM and enter through the cafeteria door. Breakfast is free for all students.
First day of school is Thursday, September 4, 2014.
Sept 4-5th, Early dismissal day for Kindergarten students only. Partial school day for Pre K students.
See you in September!
The Department of Sanitation’s 2014 Golden Apple Awards recognize NYC schools for completing educational projects on recycling, waste prevention, composting, and neighborhood beautification. PS 32 earned Citywide and Brooklyn Borough Winner, Elementary Division in TrashMasters! Team Up to Clean Up and also won Brooklyn Borough Runner-Up in TrashMasters! Super Recyclers, for turning an empty concrete lot into a raised bed garden that is used for learning, and for their exemplary recycling program. As a result of our exceptional environmental efforts, PS 32 was awarded $12,500 in cash grants from the Department of Sanitation. Many thanks to all the students who participated and the parents and teachers who worked hard to help us win these great awards.
For more information about all of this year’s Golden Apple Award winners, click here.
View photos of our award winning teams and watch a video about the Golden Apple Awards after the jump.
2014 PS 32 Music Memory Team
The 15th Annual Music Memory Citywide Finals were held on Thursday, May 22 at The Skirball Center for the Performing Arts at New York University. This event is the culmination of a curriculum that challenges our 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students to “understand” 16 musical selections.
Every PS 32 student in the 3rd, 4th and 5th grade receives study materials and is guided through the curriculum from January through April. We then select two teams (one 3rd/4th grade, one 5th grade) of six members to represent our school at the competition. The following students were team members for this year’s event:
3rd/4th Grade Team
Tahleek Walters, Captain
5th Grade Team
Aurel Nahas, Captain
Our 5th grade team received a score of 90%. Our 3rd/4th grade team was awarded First Place with a score of 100%. As of this date, PS 32 has received 5 first place awards (all at 100%) and 2 second place awards (95%). Way to go 32!
PS 32 Music Teacher
Watch a short video about the Music Memory competition after the jump.