Church Ave. Street Fair – Sunday, May 5, 2019

The annual Church Ave. Street Fair for a day filed with activities, food, & shopping! Rain or shine!

Where:  Church Ave. between Coney Island Ave. & Argyle Rd.
When:  Sunday, May 5, 2019 from noon to 6pm

Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner:  Stop by Church Avenue’s popular restaurants or grab a bite at our outdoor seating areas.

Family Fun:  Carnival rides, free face painting, pony rides, & other kids’ activities. Watch live performances & demos from local dance & gymnastics studios, DJ & music, & lots of great shopping!

Free Raffle: 4 tickets to Pod Tours America at the Kings Theatre, a birthday party for 8 kids at Prospect Gymnastics, gift certificates to ALDEN MOVES Dance Theater, Anarkali, Betty’s Brooklyn Bistro, Cynthia King Dance, Ezra Guitar, Flatbush Food Coop, Ideal Supermarket, Suzy’s Roti Parlour, & Wheated .

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Know YOUR Rights – Family Workshop at MS 890, Monday, May 6, 2019

MIXTECA Organization presents a workshop on Know YOUR Rights as an Immigrant

Where:  MS 890 (21 Hinckley Place, Brooklyn NY 11218) | AUDITORIUM
When:  Monday, May 6, 2019 at 6:00pm

Free and open to all, an informative session to learn about recent immigration changes, how to exercise our rights when facing immigration agents, and learn about resources and services available in New York City.

Brooklyn Public Library – Cortelyou Branch Chess Tournament

Wednesdays and Thursdays: 5/1, 5/2, 5/8, 5/9, 5/15 and 5/16  between 2:30 – 4:30 PM

Awards will be presented on May 22 at 3:00 PM

No registration required. All ages and talent levels are welcome! For more information please visit the Cortelyou Branch of BPL (1305 Cortelyou Road at Argyle Road Brooklyn, NY 11226) and ask a staff member at the front desk or call 718-693-7763.

Family Movie Night in the Park – Saturday, May 11, 2019 @ 8:00 PM

Council member Matthew Eugene in collaboration with NYCParks presents Family Movie Night on Saturday, May 11th, 2019, 8pm – 11pm at Parkside Playground (use entrance btw. Rogers and Bedford Ave). The featured film will be Spider-Man Into The Spider-Verse. Showtime is 8pm. Admission is Free. Bring your own blanket and/or chair. For more information, please contact the Office of Council member Mathieu Eugene  at 718.287.8762 or e-mail In case of inclement weather call or text 646.831.1285 for event status.

Brooklyn Answer Fair! 

Assembly member Carroll will host his Brooklyn Answer Fair! on Sunday, May 19th from 11:00am to 2:00pm at PS 130, 713 Caton Avenue (btw East 7th and East 8th Streets). The event is open to all community members.

The Brooklyn Answer Fair! is a real-time, in-person opportunity to ask your questions and get answers and information from dozens of local, city, and state agencies, organizations, and service providers. The event will include ahe Department of Environmental Protection. To reserve a rain shred-a-thon hosted by AARP and free rain barrels distributed by t barrel and for more information please email or call 718-788-7221.

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Readathon deadline is Thursday!

Have your turned in your Readathon Forms and pledges yet? It’s not too late! Please turn them in to your teacher by Thursday, April 18!

PA Meeting Monday at 6pm – Pizza will be served!


Monday, 4/15/2019


In the Cafeteria

Pizza will be served!


We will discuss:

Our Eid Celebration June 7

Our Spring Carnival and Block Party with FDC on June 15

Parents Association elections in May

Update on our April Discussion of Celebrating our Cultures and Traditions at PS 217

CEC 22 Candidate Forum – Thursday, April 11 @ 6:00 PM


The CEC 22 Candidate Forum hosted by Presidents’ Council is TOMORROW:

Thursday, April 11 at 6:00 PM

PS/IS 109

1001 E 45th Street

Brooklyn, NY 11203


At the forum, nominees for the CEC 22 will be permitted to make presentations to the selectors and other parents and interested parties. All PA selectors, candidates and anyone interested are strongly encouraged to attend.

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2019 NYC Parent Survey – Deadline TOMORROW, April 11, 2019

2019 NYC Parent Survey – Deadline TOMORROW, April 11, 2019

One more day to fill out your 2019 NYC Parent Survey! It only takes a few minutes but it means a lot to us! Take your 2019 NYC School Survey ONLINE in 10 languages at Use the eight-digit survey access code at the bottom of your paper survey to login. If you do not have your survey materials, you can look up your survey access code on the survey login page or call 1-877-819-2363 for assistance. Once submitted, please print the confirmation page and return it to your child’s teacher TOMORROW.

With one completed survey per family, all siblings receive a reward!

For more information or if you need support with completing the survey online, please contact our Parent Coordinator, Mara Dubovici (Room 109 / 718.434.6960×1/ School computers can be available for you to complete the survey.

For more information about the NYC School Survey, visit