Exciting PS 32 Garden Committee News!

The Garden Committee was awarded a $1500 mini grant from Grow to LearnThe funds will be applied to teacher requested enhancements to the garden program including an observation kit for the tool shed (where teachers can access hand held magnifying glasses, clip boards, pencils, rulers and more), a tactile, sensory bed requested by the physical therapy team, and cooking kits that can be checked out by classroom teachers to make our garden a truly farm-to-table experience. Funds will be available in January so look for all these additions by late winter!

Keep up to date with the PS 32 Garden Committee by subscribing to the Garden Committee monthly newsletter. This month’s newsletter features articles about garden hibernation in the winter, our PS 32 Gardening Naming Contest and tips to grow sprouts in your kitchen this winter! Click here to subscribe to the Garden Committee newsletter.

The Garden Committee seeks to offer every member of the P.S. 32 community multiple opportunities to participate in the process of urban gardening.  Email garden.committee.chair@ps32.org to get involved!

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NYC Schools are closed, Tuesday, Jan 27th

Keep up to date with the latest NYC severe weather announcements at http://www1.nyc.gov/site/severeweather/index.page

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Severe Weather Announcement

NYC schools will be open on Monday, Jan. 26th,  but field trips and all afterschool activities including PTA Afterschool Classes and Good Shepherd Services are canceled. Schools may be closed Tuesday, Jan. 27. An official announcement will follow.

Stay warm and stay safe!

Keep up to date with the latest NYC severe weather announcements at http://www1.nyc.gov/site/severeweather/index.page

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Save Energy, Save Dollars

15JAN22_EnergySavingEnergy Saving Workshop

January 29, 2015 8:45 am

P.S. 32  Room B137


Do you want to:

  • Lower your energy and utility bills?
  • Explore low cost/no cost ways to improve the energy efficiency and comfort of your house/apartment?
  • Have fun while learning and receive a certificate of participation?

If your answers are yes, call today to RSVP a spot for this energy saving workshop. Contact Angela Bowie, Parent Coordinator at 718-222-6400 ext. 6371 or email at Abowie@schools.nyc.gov to reserve your spot. There are only 20 slots for this workshop. RSVP today!

Click here to view workshop flyer

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Annual District 15 Community Education Council Meeting

Click here to see the official flyer.

  • Learn about the proposed Five Year Capital Plan
  • Find out what the School Construction Authority has planned for our school district.
  • Let the School Construction Authority know that we can no longer wait for a new school in our district.

* Free Childcare * Light Refeshments *

Annual District 15 Community Education Council Meeting
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
PS 172 Beacon School of Excellence
825 4 th Avenue (between 29th and 30th Streets)

Subway: R to 25th Street or D, N, R to 36th Street
Bus: B63

Spanish Interpretation available
For translation in another language, call the District 15 Community Education Council office (718-935-4267)

Community Education Council District 15 represents Brooklyn public elementary, intermediate/and or junior high schools from Park Slope to Sunset Park.  Visit https://www.facebook.com/CECD15 for more information.

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Learning Leaders Volunteer Training Fridays, Jan 23 & 30 9am – 12pm

P.S. 32 is now a partner with Learning Leaders and we are looking for volunteers to help during lunch and recess, and in the classroom. If you can assist at school for 2 hours a week on a regular basis please come to our Friday training sessions on January 23rd and 30th from 9am to 12pm. You must come to both sessions to qualify.

Here are some of the ways you can volunteer to help our school:

  • Academic support: tutoring students with reading, writing, ESL and math; serving as mentors and coaches; helping students develop study and organizational skills.
  • Translation for other parents who do not speak English.
  • Supplement school staff at recess and lunch, as well as in school libraries.

Contact PTA Vice President, Camille Casaretti, to volunteer pta@ps32.org

Learning Leaders is New York City’s largest and most experienced organization dedicated to engaging families and communities to support student success. Serving NYC public schools since 1956, their programs are proven to enhance student achievement by providing individualized tutoring and assistance to schools and increasing parents’ ability to foster their children’s education.

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Tickets to “Bully” performance, Jan 28th

NYC Parent Academy Proudly Presents:
BullyPlayWritten and performed by Lee Kaplan, “Bully” is an autobiographical solo show inspired by Kaplan’s sixth grade journal entries where he describes the pain of bullying, the lasting effects and ultimately, the resolve he found within to over come them. Directed by Padraic Lillis

One Night Only!
“Bully”, written and performed by Lee Kaplan
Wed January 28st, 2015 6pm – 8pm
**Performance approx. 1 hour, Discussion to follow

P.S. 230
1 Abermarle Road
Brooklyn, NY 11218

Click here to reserve your seat now for a free performance of “Bully”. Hurry! Seating is limited.

Click here to view the NYC Parent Academy flyer. Continue reading

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Fun Fridays are back!

cheerEvery Friday in January will be a “Fun Friday” where students and staff get to show their school spirit.



Please have your child wear the following on Fridays this month:

January 9: School Colors (blue & gold)

January 16: NO SCHOOL DAY!crazy_hat_day

January 23: Crazy Hat Day

January 30: Pajama Day



The PBIS School Spirit Committee thanks you for your support.

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