Congratulations to PS 32 on our Golden Apple Award Wins!

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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.

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Congratulations to our Citywide Music Memory Champs!

2014 PS 32 Music Memory Team
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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
Ross Davis
Ander Garrido
Ravi Greene
Georgia Hauser
Mekhi Vazquez
Tahleek Walters, Captain

5th Grade Team
Jacob Aznavoorian
William Mellquist
Aurel Nahas, Captain
Elijah Santos
Trayquan Suglam
Jazzlyn White

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!

Mr. Noel
PS 32 Music Teacher

Watch a short video about the Music Memory competition after the jump.

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Fall 2014-15 PTA After School Registration

Hi Parents,

Welcome to P.S. 32. We are looking forward to an amazing year with you and your child and we are once again pleased to provide after school enrichment programs at PS 32. Please download and complete the Fall 2014-15 PTA After School Registration Form and submit it with payment either via your child’s folder or to me, Assistant Principal, Erica Steinberg, as soon as possible. Newly enrolled families should bring forms/payment to the main office and address them to Ms. Steinberg (the building will be open for summer school). Class size is limited and classes will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Please select a 2nd choice in case your 1st choice is full. Classes may be cancelled if there are not enough children registered.

All registration forms must be accompanied by payment at the time of submission. Payments are non-refundable once classes have begun. In the case of snow days that cannot be made up, refunds will be made or credits toward the next session issued.

In addition to our PTA sponsored after school program, applications for Good Shepherd Services will be available beginning August 11th. At that time you can come by the school and pick them up in room B138.

Further questions? Please contact erica.steinberg@ps32.org or pta@ps32.org. Have a wonderful summer and see you in September!

Sincerely,

Erica Steinberg, Assistant Principal
P.S. 32
317 Hoyt Street
Brooklyn, NY 11231
718-222-6400 x1031 (phone)

Scholarships are also available – for financial assistance, please contact Ms. Steinberg.

Please Note: Other PTA-sponsored after-school programs that will be offered in the fall include the free grades 4-5 basketball team which is based on try-outs and will practice on Wednesdays, and a free grades 2-3 soccer class on Mondays offered on a first-come first-served basis. Decisions about these programs will not happen until the fall.

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Go Math Online Login Information

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PS 32 parents and kids can now access the Go Math curriculum online via thinkcentral.com. On ThinkCentral parents and kids can play games, download worksheets, watch videos, or view step-by-step animated tutorials aligned to the Go Math lessons. Once you are logged in, click on “My Library” and have fun!

**Be sure your State, District, and School look the same as the image to the above. (Please note that you should select New York City Dept of Ed, New York, 10007, NOT Brooklyn School District 15.)**

The user names and passwords for each grade level are listed below:

Grade Level User Name Password
Kindergarten
Grade 1
Grade 2
Grade 3
Grade 4
Grade 5
Kindergarten
firstgrade
secondgrade
thirdgrade
fourthgrade
fifthgrade
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Photos from the PS 32 2014 Poetry Celebration

PS 32 Poetry Celebration (May 9, 2014)
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PS 32 Poetry Celebration

Click here to view more photos from the PS 32 2014 Poetry Celebration.

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Photos From the School Wellness Poster Contest Awards Ceremony

Wellness Poster Award Winner Matteo Feola with NYC Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina
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Sophia Feola, Matteo Feola, and PS 32 Art Teacher Mr. Dave with Matteo’s Winning Poster
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Designs for the School Wellness Poster Contest were intended to promote wellness in schools and included healthy mind and body, mental and physical health benefits of eating nutritious food, being physically fit, and getting adequate sleep.

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2014-15 PTA Executive Election Results

P.S. 32 PTA Nominating Committee

Attention: Parents, Guardians and School Staff Members

The expedited PTA election was held on Tuesday, May 27th, 2014.
We are pleased to announce the PTA Executive board for 2014-2015.

President: Cindy Jording
Vice-President: Camille Casaretti
Secretary: Francisca Andino
Treasurer: Shon Urbas

P.S. 32 PTA Nominating Committee Members:
Christine Caponi
Amaryllis Davis
Tanya Hamilton
Claire McCormack

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PS 32 Greeting Cards Are Back!

PS 32 Greeting Cards are back featuring the original art of our talented PS 32 students! Greeting cards will be available for purchase at the Spring Carnival on Friday, May 31 for $8 for 10 cards. If you can’t attend the carnival, you should also be receiving an order form in your child’s backpack.

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