LET THE ONLINE BIDDING BEGIN! PS 32 Spring Fling & Auction, NEXT FRIDAY May 29th

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NEXT FRIDAY, MAY 29th 

DON’T MISS THE PARTY OF THE YEAR IN AN AMAZING NEW LOCATION – The Invisible Dog! Admission includes wine, beer, and delicious small-plate appetizers. DJ Kahn will be spinning tunes so you can dance the night away! There will be many ways to benefit our school: Silent auction, live auction, raffle, $20 mystery gifts, or just come and enjoy yourself!

To bid—either online or at the event—you MUST register at 501auctions.com/PS32.  You don’t need to attend the auction to bid, so send to friends and family to bid and raise money for our school!

If you are interested in purchasing or applying for “angel tickets”, purchasing tickets on behalf of PS32 teachers/staff, or volunteering to help the day of the event, contact springauction@ps32.org

See you there!

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TONIGHT, Wed MAY 13th Parent Engagement Night

ps32_circlePlease join us on Wednesday, May 13th for Parent Engagement Night. Our school will be open to parents from 4:30-7:30 pm. The evening will allow you the opportunity to meet with your child’s teacher, attend various workshops and learn about grade expectations for the following year. Please see the schedule below. We hope you’ll be able to join us. Continue reading

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Monday Morning PS32 Parent Walking Club

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Join the Parent Walking Club on Monday mornings, 8:45 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.,  in the school yard. Walking Club can be cancelled depending on the weather and school events. If you’re interested in getting fit and healthy and meeting new and returning parents please contact Ms. Angela Bowie, Parent Coordinator, at 718-222-6400 ext. 6371.

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End-of-Year Parent Engagement Night

A Message from Ms. Florio

End-of-Year Parent Engagement Night
Save the Date:  May 13 from 4:307:30 p.m.

April 29, 2015

Dear P.S. 32 Families,

It is hard to believe the school year is almost over. We would like to offer you one more chance to visit with teachers and staff. During Parent Engagement Night you will have the opportunity to meet with your child’s teacher, attend various workshops, and learn about grade expectations for the following year.   All of the information provided is important to your child’s success.  Closer to the date you will receive an agenda of the evening’s events.  Please make every effort to attend.  We look forward to seeing you.

Sincerely,
Deborah Florio
Principal

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Get Prom’d Dress Drive

Need to clshoes6608-352982_376x160ean out that crowded closet? Help make a middle school student’s prom dream come true! Continue reading

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2015 PTA 5K Run/Walk @Prospect Park – May 9th, 2015

Dear Friends,
We have yet another opportunity to come together as a team and help raise money to support enrichment activities for the May 9th, 2015, families from all over Brooklyn will meet in Prospect Park to raise money for public schools.  You can help in a number of ways… Continue reading

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The Spring Box Tops for Education contest is underway!

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Dear PS 32 Families and Staff,We here in the Box Tops world have had enough of winter and are thinking spring. If we talk about warm weather and blooming plants enough, maybe we will see them sooner. In the fall, the Owls, Squirrels, Pumpkins, and Apples collected thousands of box tops and earned almost $700 for our school. The Owls made a surprise comeback to win the fall contest, 2015APR27_BTHUMsubmitting over a thousand box tops on the last day! The participation from each team was exceptional.

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First Grade Author Visit Thursday, May 7th

Dear First Graders and Parents,

We arAdobe Photoshop PDFe excited to bring acclaimed author-illustrator Abby Hanlon to our library on  to speak to our first grade classes. In her talk, Abby will share Dory Fantasmagory and talk to students about how she created the story and illustrations with a lot of help from her first grade twins.

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 Abby’s books before the visit.

Before the visit
We have purchased some copies of  Ralph Tells a Story  and Dory Fantasmagory for the first grade classrooms so students can become familiar with Abby’s work before the visit. There are also additional copies in the library that students may check out.

To make the most out of Abby’s visit:
• Consider checking out Abby’s books from the school or public library.
• Talk up the visit before the actual date. The more  2015APR24_AbbyHanlon_2
excited the kids are about it, the more they’ll get out of it.

For more information, visit Abby’s website at abbyhanlon.com, and check out teachingbooks.net. If you have any questions or suggestions for this author visit, please contact our school Librarian, Mr Marcus, at adam.marcus@ps32.org

We’re looking forward to a great visit!

About the author

Abby Hanlon has a master’s degree in childhood education from the City College of New York and a bachelor’s from Barnard College. Abby has taught creative writing and first grade in the New York City public school system.
Inspired by her students’ storytelling and drawings, Abby began to write her own stories for children. Determined to illustrate her stories, Abby taught herself to draw after not having drawn since childhood.
Dory Fantasmagory, an early chapter book, was recognized as an ALA/ALSC/YALSA 2015 Notable Children’s Book, a Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2014, and a Kirkus Best Book of 2014.

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