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Book of The Month Read-Aloud

Our October Classroom Read-Aloud is The Book of Mistakes by Corinna Luyken  This is a picture book about the creative process, and the way in which “mistakes” can blossom into inspiration. We have chosen a Read-Aloud book for each month and want to have a book available for each class. If you would like to […]

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Fall Family/Administration Meetings

Please join Trish and Caren for Fall Grade-wide Family-Administration Meetings. These meetings are a chance to discuss grade-wide curriculum and school issues.  As a reminder, this is not a forum to discuss concerns about individual children. We look forward to seeing you all virtually! Zoom link, meeting ID and passcode are shared in the Weekly […]

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Parent Teacher Association (PTA) and School Leadership Team (SLT)Meeting Dates

General Membership – Meetings will be held via Zoom at 7:00 PM September 21 January 20 April 14 October 21 February 17 May 19 December 2 March 17 June 16 Executive Board – Meetings will be held via Zoom at 6:30 PM September 21 January 11 April 12 October 12 February 8 May 10 November […]

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Complete Your School Food Application

We ask that all families complete their School Food Application. You do not need to apply for your child to receive meals. We ask that you complete this form even if you plan that your child will bring lunch from home. The school food application does help schools receive money for programs. We will also have paper copies […]

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Report Cards

Report cards can be viewed, downloaded and printed from New York City Student Account (NYCSA). If you need assistance creating or accessing your account, please contact our Parent Coordinator Eileen Carrier at ecarrier@schools.nyc.gov.

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School Supplies List 21-22

SCHOOL SUPPLIES  Kits ordered in June through the PTA have been delivered to school. If you missed the June deadline or prefer to source items on your own, you can view the contents of the customized kits here. If you are bringing supplies into school, please send in a few items with your child each day rather […]

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Parent Coordinator Upd8

The Weekly Upd8 is sent to families every Monday via Operoo. 10-18-21 10-12-21 10-04-21

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Choice Reading

Inspired by the ideas of educator/author Pernille Ripp’s 2017 book Passionate Readers, I began thinking more deeply about how to emphasize student choice as a greater feature of PS 8’s library program. Early in the year I challenged each student to “Try for 25” and complete at least twenty-five books of their choice–any genre, any […]

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We The Kids

We the Kids, a KidsCre8 Club, presented their Project Citizen portfolio on November 8th to parents, members and directors of Friends of the Marcy Houses which is a non-profit interested in using Project Citizen in their after school program.  Content, process, skills and reflections were shared regarding the water fountains at PS 8. Ben C., Milo G-G., […]

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Digital Citizenship

Library classes are focusing on digital citizenship to learn how to participate safely and responsibility in online communities. Lessons are drawn from the Empire State Information Fluency Continuum, Common Sense Education, and BrainPop (email agreen@ps8brooklyn.org for username/passwords). Second graders will start with the basics of online safety and information privacy. Third graders will focus learning about […]