Math Night!

March 14th 5:30 PM – 7 PM in the Cafeteria! Pizza and snacks will be sold by the 5th-grade committee.   Sign up to VOLUNTEER  

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ARTS WEEK is coming soon!

ARTS WEEK will kick-off with the PS261 Talent Show on March 17th and run through Friday, March 23rd. We’ve got a great collection of artists already signed up but we definitely need more – and your help! Our final deadline for sign-ups is next Friday, March 9th. If you know any parents, friends, or colleagues who have said ‘maybe’ or ‘we’ll…

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Talking About Race for Parents: Raising Children for Racial Justice A Training for ALL Parents Committed to Racial Justice

Saturday, March 3, 2018 at the First Unitarian Congregational Society of Brooklyn Heights   119 Pierrepont Street  9:30 am – 4:30 pm  Lunch and Childcare provided   EMAIL TANYA at [email protected] to register: please include whether you will need childcare and your kids’ ages. How do we have conversations about race or racism with our children? How do we develop a positive racial…

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READ-A-THON

Read as many books as you can over the mid-winter recess! February 16th to February 25th. Collections due March 2nd. Read-A-Thon Cover Letter Pledge Form Download PS 261 READ-A-THON 2018 ONLINE Raise money for PS 261 and FirstBook through reading! Kids who don’t have books at home, and maybe not even enough books at school,…

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A Standardized Test is a Poor Substitute for Justice: The Intersection of High-Stakes Standardized Testing and Race in NYC Schools

A Standardized Test is a Poor Substitute for Justice: The Intersection of High-Stakes Standardized Testing and Race in NYC Schools Institute for Collaborative Education 345 E. 15th Street, Manhattan (between 1st & 2nd Aves) Wed 2/7, 6:15pm-8:30pm Panelists: Zipporiah Mills, Former Principal, PS 261 Kristin Taylor, Teacher, PS 261 Jose Vilson, Teacher, and Author of This…

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