News & EventsFebruary 28, 2015
4th Grade Read-a-Thon!
Calling all 4th grade readers! Our grade-wide read-a-thon to raise money for our trip to Camp Speers Eljabar will start next week on THURSDAY MARCH 5. We would love all of our families to support our readers, so sponsor a … Continue readingFebruary 28, 2015
Afterschool Homework Help
We are considering having homework help available on Wednesday and Thursday afternoon. This would be available to students from grades 2 – 5. It would be from 2:45 -4:00. If you sign your child up for this support, it is … Continue readingFebruary 28, 2015
Universal Free Meals
This is a gentle reminder that our lunch room provides free breakfast as well as free lunch to our students. Breakfast is served from 7:45 – 8:15 a.m. Please take advantage of this opportunity and have your child head to … Continue readingFebruary 7, 2015
BROOKLYN BOOGIE BRUNCH TIX—NOW ON SALE!
Brooklyn Boogie Brunch tickets went on sale this week and they’re selling faster than cupcakes on Cupcake Friday! It’s a great chance for the whole family to come out and shake it to the sounds of live bands while snacking … Continue readingFebruary 7, 2015
A Chance to Redesign our Blacktop
PS 295 and New Voices are partnering with the Trust for Public Land (TPL), a non-profit organization that helps transform existing sites into parks, playgrounds, and trails. We have been given the preliminary approval to begin the participatory design program … Continue reading
PTA NewsFebruary 25, 2015
Cuomo’s Education Plan: Bad for Students, Teachers, and Schools
On Tuesday, Feb. 24, PS 295 PTA members voted unanimously to take a position opposed to the latest changes to education in New York State proposed by Governor Cuomo. We believe that these changes will degrade the quality of classroom … Continue readingFebruary 7, 2015
GEARING UP FOR TOUCH-A-TRUCK
Get your motors running for PS 295′s biggest fundraising event of the year. Touch-a-Truck is slated for May 2nd and we’ve already got some big vehicles ready to be showcased on 18th Street that day. But we’re still in first … Continue readingFebruary 7, 2015
THE LIBRARY NEEDS LOVE
The PS 295 school library was created by parents (including our own Susan Weseen!) and it’s parents that help keep it alive. The Library Committee is a very easy and rewarding way to get involved. The group meets once a … Continue readingFebruary 7, 2015
WELLNESS WARRIORS NEEDED!
The PS 295 wellness program needs new energy! We have lots of programs and partnerships like Wellness in the Schools, Garden-to-Café, composting, recycling, the Farmers Market and the school gardens that need helping hands. We need parent teams to coordinate … Continue readingJanuary 26, 2015
BROOKLYN BOOGIE BRUNCH RETURNS MARCH 1
The hardest-rocking kids in Brooklyn will light it up again on from noon – 4 pm on March 1 at the Brooklyn Boogie Brunch! This was a new PS 295 event last year and it was an instant success. Returning … Continue reading