Tuesday, April 4/ 6:30- 9:30pm at the Grand Prospect Hall. Did you know that when you buy a ticket to the Taste of Fifth, $20 of each $60 ticket goes to PS 39 when you mark our school as your charity of choice? It adds up fast! So join your fellow 39-ers and get your tickets to the amazing annual foodie fundraiser at the Grand Prospect Hall Enjoy savory samples from local restaurants and food vendors plus COMPLEMENTARY WINE AND BEER (yup, that's a fancy word for FREE!).
Our March General Meeting has been moved to THURSDAY, MARCH 30th (7-8 pm) in room 103. We will be welcoming a guest speaker to talk about how to help children stay safe on their technology devices using Parental Control options. We will also get an update from Ms. de Paz about our new Dance Residency starting this month AND hear about upcoming PTA elections and budget.
Our annual Spring Talent Show will be on Monday, June 5 at MS 51 from 6-8 pm. Students in grades 2- 5 are invited to audition! Students must return an audition permission form by FRIDAY, MARCH 24. Auditions will be held on April 3, 4 and 5 during 7th period.
PS 39 is excited to step into the 21st century....School lunch payments are now automated.
Families can now easily pay for school meals at myschoolbucks.com. It's simple & secure -Receive low balance alerts - Make meal payments on the go. Signing up is FREE and SIMPLE! Go to https://www.MySchoolBucks.com to create an account today.
Two PS 39 kid bands (Are You Kidding Me?! and Technical Difficulties) will be playing a KIDS ROCK FOR KIDS! benefit concert on March 12th at Shapeshifter Lab in the Gowanus (18 Whitwell Place between Carroll and 1st streets). There are two show times: 1 pm (doors open at 12:30) and 3 pm (doors open at 2:30). Admission is $10. All net proceeds will go to these two local and global charities: CHIPs and AFCECO (Afghan Child Education and Care Organization).
PS 39 Auction 2017 Tickets are on sale now at www.biddingforgood.com/ps39. Use discount code EARLYBIRDTIX to get $5 off through March 4.
Come out for a fun night at The Bell House (149 7th Street) on Saturday, March 18, 7-11 PM with yummy food, drinks and lots of amazing things to bid on. Also featuring a new set of dance music from PS 39 parent band After School Special.
A sneak peek:
Help us reach our 100% participation goal
It's time for the NYC School Survey. This is your opportunity to share feedback about your experiences at PS 39 with the Department of Education. All families will receive their green survey envelope at conferences or in their child's folder. Paper surveys can be returned using the provided envelope or you can complete the survey online HERE (note: you will need your child's survey code from the paper survey to submit online). Thank you for helping us to reach out 100% participation goal and completing this survey before March 31st.
Class Visit: during the school day March 8
Family Visit: during conferences March 8 & 9
All students will have the chance to visit our PS 39 Book Fair with their class on Wednesday, March 8. The book fair will be open to families March 8 (5- 7 pm) and March 9 (12:30- 2:30 pm)
Children that wish to purchase a book during their class visit should bring money on March 8 in a sealed envelope, labeled with their name and amount enclosed. (Recommended amount is between $10 - 20)
Volunteers needed! Sign up HERE.
All students have a right to attend public school, regardless of immigration status. To inform families of this right and reassure them that their children are safe in our classrooms, the Department of Education and the Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs have prepared a letter and an FAQ (click links to view). Translated copies are available HERE. Copies of this letter and FAQ were sent via email and on paper to any family that does not receive email from PS 39.
PS 39 will celebrate Respect for All Week during the week of February 13- 17. This week the students will have special activities relating to kindness, empathy, friendship and respecting differences. A calendar of events and information is available on our Respect for All Page. We encourage all families to participate and to talk about this week with their children at home. There will be a special Respect for All Sing Along for grades K-2 on Thursday, February 16 and for grades 3-5 on Friday, February 17. Both events will be held at Camp Friendship from 8:45- 9:15 and parents are invited to attend.