The first day of the 2018-19 school year is Wednesday, September 5. This is a full day of school for grades 1-5 with 2:40pm dismissal. Kindergarten has a half-day and will dismiss at 11:40 am. Check out our Feature Page for everything you need to know about the start of school including important September dates, a checklist of things to take care of before the start of school and a link to the NYC public school calendar for 2018-19. See you soon!
Our Diversity &Inclusion Team has put together an amazing collection of resources to help keep our families engaged this summer. The tool kit includes:
If you would like to get involved with the Diversity and Inclusion Committee or have any ideas or suggestions, please email us via the form on the D&I page on this website.
Let our Parent Association help you cross something off your back to school "to do" list. Sign up to purchase school supplies through our PS 39 Supply Program: https://squareup.com/store/ps39-parent-association/. To view information about the school supply program and to see the supply list for each grade, please view our Supply List form.
PS 39 is excited to announce our partnership project with the Tenement Museum. This project allows our children to celebrate their unique, rich, family histories. We know that by sharing our stories we are helping to strengthen our community. To learn more about the project and view a video about our partnership, visit the "Your Story, Our Story" Project page.
For families that have questions or concerns about their child's progress this year, have questions about the transition to the next grade level, or would like information about how to support their child over the summer, we will be offering additional conference time with your teacher as well as with our cluster teachers (science, art, music, and physical education).
Online sign ups for the May 23 Family Engagement night is now open. Sign up online at www.ps39.org/may-conference-night.
Families may also set up an appointment with their teacher on Tuesdays (2:50 -3:20 pm).
Our annual Read-A-Thon starts on May 14. Students received a Reading Passport on Thursday! Everyone is invited to read as much as they can during this Screen-Free week & recruit sponsors to help raise money to support our Author Visit series. Save the date for our kick-off "Bon Voyage" family reading night in the yard on Monday, May 14 (6 - 7 pm) AND don't forget to dress like your favorite book character on Friday, May 18.
View and download the Read-A-Thon letter and the Reading Passport
12- 4pm "Open House" style meeting at Miccio Community Center in Red Hook. The Workshop will provide community members the opportunity to share their ideas and feedback on draft recommendations to create more diverse, meaningfully integrated middle schools in District 15. Learn more & Register at d15diversityplan.com
Run, walk, bike, scoot or stroll in Prospect park! 10 am start time at Bartlett Pritchard Square. Mr. Bacovic is captain of our PS 39 team this year! Schools with more than 20 participants receive a portion of the money raised. Join us!
$20 registration fee, $5 each additional family member. Note PS 39 as your affiliate school.
9 am- 3 pm in the PS 39 School Yard. Invite your friends and neighbors!
Get your home and garden ready for spring and support your school! Flowering baskets, herbs and veggies, bedding flats & much more! Plus, Mother's day flower bouquets for sale.And don't miss the delicious bake sale!
Volunteer or donate bake sale items