Don't miss our annual PS 39 Book Fair at the 7th Ave Barnes and Noble store THIS weekend. Stop in on Saturday, December 3 between 9 am- 10 pm and be sure to give a voucher when making a purchase. PS 39 will get a percentage of all sales. Read on to learn more about the event....
Volunteer! Everyone can help make our book fair a success by handing out vouchers on the corners near the store. There are many afternoon and evening spots that need your help! Sign up online here if you can lend a hand.
Purchase Gifts and Books- Bring a voucher to the cashier when you check out and a portion of your sale will go directly to PS 39. Volunteers will be on the corners near the store handing out vouchers.
View the Student Art Show- Don't miss the PS 39 student art exhibit in the children's section located in the basement of Barnes and Noble.
Get Your purchases Gift Wrapped- Our fifth graders will be busy wrapping your purchases for free! All tips will be used towards the fifth grade activities at the end of the school year.
Shop Online- Can't make it to the store? Have family and friends out of town that want to support our school? Shop online from December 3-10 and enter the voucher number 11924305 at checkout.
Order Desserts- Barnes & Noble offers a huge selection of cakes, pies and shortbread (Apple Crumble, Eggnog, Pumpkin, Red Velvet, etc.) that, if ordered before or the day of the December 3rd Barnes & Noble Bookfair, can go towards the sales to benefit PS 39! They come frozen, so they are a great option for the holidays. Please use this ORDER FORM.
Our PS 39 Behind the Books Author Visit committee is excited to welcome author Matt de la Peña to our second and third grades on Monday, December 5 at 11 am. Each student will be given a signed copy of his award winning book, The Last Stop on Market Street, following the author visit.
PS 39 is pleased to be a drop off location for the Park Slope Civic Council's annual Toys for Tots drive. Students are encouraged to bring in a new, unwrapped toy for a child by December 23. The collection box is located in the lower entrance.
Christmas is almost here! Time to get your tree at Foley Firs. For every tree purchased, Foley Firs donates $10 to our PTA. Just make sure to mention our school when you buy your tree so they can add our school to the fundraiser list. Foley Firs tree stand is on the corner of 8th Street and 8th Avenue in Park Slope. Open 7 days a week through Wednesday, December 23rd. Free delivery and setup of any tree to customers who live in Brooklyn.
CBE Kids at PS 39 After School Program Winter Term Registration Now Open! The Winter Term will run from Monday, December 12 through Friday, March 17
WinterTerm Registration Information
The packet linked above contains information about the program including fees, how to register online and the course listings for the Winter Term. The CBE program is open to PS 39 students in Kindergarten- Grade 5.
CBE Kids at PS 39 Winter Online Registration
This link will take you to the CBE site to complete your online registration. Registration fees will be pro-rated for late registrations!
For questions, please contact: Bobbie Finklestein, CBE Kids After School Director (firstname.lastname@example.org or (718)768-3814 ext. 210 )
Our December 2 Family Friday is dedicated to recognizing Grandparents and Special VIP's in our students' lives. PS 39 will host special programming for these loved ones next month. Please be sure to RSVP any special guests that will be attending HERE or by contacting Karen Herskowitz (718) 330-9310 by November 30.
Grandparents/VIP Poetry Contest
All students in grades 1-5 are invited to participate in our Grandparents/ VIP day Poetry Contest. Winning entries will be shared during the event on December 2. Entries are due to Ms. Herskowitz by November 16.
PS 39 families are baking pies for the Thanksgiving Holiday and you can order one of these pies from our Square site. Pies are $20 and can be picked up the morning of Wednesday, Nov. 23rd! Leaving town early but still want to buy a pie? Or Want to bake a pie for the fundraiser? E-mail email@example.com
The Green Team vinegars and Salt Mix will also be available on our Holiday Pies Square Site!
Parents are invited to come see their child's class in action by observing in the classroom on grade-level designated days.
A few reminders about Open School Day visits:
Prospective parents are invited to visit our school for a tour on December 19, January 9 or February 6. All tours begin at 9 am and registration is not needed. The tours are designed for adults, please leave small children home whenever possible. Unfortunately, PS 39 is not able to accommodate requests for private tours. Please learn more about tours and registration to PS 39 on our Tour Page.
Key Dates for Application Processes in NYC:
Our PS 39 families are invited to The Colonial Nutcracker at the Brooklyn Performing Arts Center - our annual holiday event on Sunday, December 11 at 2pm! A significant portion of all ticket sales go directly to the PTA and includes a pre-show workshop! Tickets are just $20. Order your tickets HERE on our square up site by November 16.