Tonight: Arts Connection Family Improv

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Freestyle Repertory Theater
The Masters of Improvisation
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Order your 2016-2017 School Supplies online

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PS32 Wellness Committee – May 26th Menu

Garden to CafeOn Garden to Cafe Day, the school lunch room will transform into a beautiful dining space and students will have an opportunity to try something new – Green & Red Butterhead Salad with Spinach, Shredded Carrots and Dill Vinaigrette,   Diced Vine Tomatoes with Rosemary, and  Assorted Apples.  This event is organized by the Wellness Committee to encourage kids at PS 32 to taste fresh, prepared healthy foods.  Check out pictures from last year’s Garden to Cafe 2015 eventFunding for this event was provided by the PTA of PS 32.

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Second Grade Author-Illustrator Visit, May 17th

Dear Second grade students and Parents,

2016_ShanaCoreyVisit_corey-secret-subwayWe are excited to bring award-winning author, Shana Corey, to our library to speak to our second grade classes on Thursday May 5th, 2016.

Please note, this talk is during school hours and is for the students only but we want to let parents know so they can help their kids get familiar with Shana’s books before the visit.

Before the visit

W e have purchased copies of Shana’s books for each 2nd grade classroom and there are additional copies in the school library.

To make the most out of Shana’s visit2016_ShanaCoreyVisit_players-in-pigtails
• Consider checking out their books from the school or public library.
• Talk up the visit before the actual date. The more excited the kids are about it, the more they’ll get out of it.

For more information about the author, visit her website shanacorey.com.  If you have any questions or suggestions for this author visit, please contact our school Librarian, Mr Marcus, at adam.marcus@ps32.org

Thank you for your participation—we’re looking forward to a great visit!


2016_ShanaCoreyVisit_bioAbout the Author

Shana is the author of several picture books, “most of them true stories about brave women and girls in history, women like Amelia Bloomer and Juliette Gordon Low,… who had the courage to take a stand for the things they believed in, even when the rest of the world told them they were wrong.” She is known for finding the story in history and making it accessible to kids.

Her latest, critically-acclaimed book, The Secret Subway, tells the true story of New York City’s first subway. She lives in Brooklyn with her family.

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ASD NEST Families: FREE RFC Empowered Parenting Series

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Empowered Parenting Series
Fridays, May 13, 20, 27 2016


8:30-10:30AM @PS32

In this series, parents will begin to organize a toolbox of parenting techniques. Through activities and discussion, parents will gain skills in maintaining a strong connection with your child,  communicating effectively and responding to conflicts that arise at home.

RSVP with PS32 Social Worker Rene Mason at 718 222- 6400 or email rene.mason@ps32.org

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2016 Brooklyn PTA Fun Run/Walk, May 14th

PTAFunRunPS32 parents, students, teachers, administrators, family and friends! Competitive runners and not-so-competitive participants can run, skip, or stroll in this 5K Fun Run through beautiful Prospect Park and raise money for our school. Continue reading

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PTA Budget Planning Meetings for 2016-17

2016_PTABudgetMeetingWant to be involved in how the budget is spent next year?  Have a budget request for next year? Submit your request online here or pick up a hard copy in the main office and drop into the PTA mailbox.  Proposals are DUE MAY 20th.

Everyone is invited to attend the budget planning meetings:

  • May 10th Budget Meeting at from 7-8pm directly following the PTA Meeting:  budget proposals will be presented
  • May 26 from 8:30-9:30am:  the preliminary budget will be reviewed before it is presented for membership voting at the June PTA meeting.  
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3rd Grade Author-Illustrator Visit with Sean Qualls & Selina Alko

Dear Third grade students and Parents,

2016QuallsAlkoVisit_two friendsWe are excited to bring acclaimed author-illustrators Sean Qualls and Selina Alko to our library to speak to our third grade classes Thursday May 5th, 2016. Sean and Selina will discuss their process of collaboration for their two co-illustrated books: The Case for Loving and Two Friends. They will also talk about how they make their art. Continue reading

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