Cookbook Submissions: Very Last Call!

The deadline for cookbooks submissions was March 31, but if you'd still like to send them, Send an email ASAP to cookbook@pscollegiate.org with your recipes and stories. We plan to have a book ready by the end of the school year!

March Madness continues at Park Slope Collegiate

Did you ever notice that March seems to be the toughest stretch of school to get through? Well, so did our student government, so a couple of years ago they came up with March Madness activities to give students a little boost. Last week the high school celebrated with intramural basketball tournament. This week the madness carries on in the middle school, with four theme days: Monday, March 28: Pajama Day -- Students can just roll out of bed and come to school in their jammies. Tuesday, March 29th: Twin Day -- Get all matchy-matchy with a friend. Wednesday, March 30th: Wacky Tacky Day -- How wild will the get-ups get? Thursday, March 31st: Jersey Day -- Students should wear their favorite

My Brooklyn Screening and panel at Teachers College featuring Jill Bloomberg & PSC Students - Ap

PSC Principal Jill Bloomberg and students Theola Carbon and Joshua Mompremier will participate in a panel discussion of gentrification at Teachers College, Columbia University. The panel will follow a film screening of My Brooklyn, an award winning 2012 documentary that examines the complex forces behind the transformation of downtown Brooklyn through the personal lens of Director and Brooklyn “gentrifier” Kelly Anderson. Also on the panel will bel: • Amy Stuart Wells, Professor of Sociology and Education • Peter Marcuse, Professor of Urban Planning • Van Tran, Assistant Professor of Sociology • Moderator: Diana Cordova-Cobo, Sociology and Education PhD student The event is on Friday, April

Yoga Coming to PSC thanks to Student Won Grant

Namaste! We'll soon add yoga to our P.E. curriculum, thanks to five high school students who won a $1,000 grant from the Dannon Institute's Girls 4 Tomorrow Social Innovation Series. The goal of the series is "empowering teen girls to become entrepreneurs and future nutrition leaders in their schools and communities." High fives to ninth-graders Bethany Cuzzolino and Oyinlola Amusa, eleventh-graders Keyanna Richards and Kastia Colon Recio, and twelfth-grader Feyisola Oduyebo for their winning proposal. Details are still being worked out, so watch for further updates.

AC Update

Here what's happening with our effort to get air conditioners in our building. Kimberly Neuhaus, 7th-grade PSC parent who's been the John Jay campus's representative to the Methodist Construction Task Force, will attend the monthly task force meeting this week, where she will let the committee know that the campus intends to ask Methodist to fully fund all ACs on 5th Avenue and the courtyard. On April 5, the city's Board of Standards and Appeals will hold an open hearing to give final approval to the Methodist expansion project. Our AC committee plans to present its concerns at that meeting. This is where the voices of parents, students and faculty will need to be heard! Your letters, emails

March Madness at Park Slope Collegiate

Did you ever notice that March seems to be the toughest stretch of school to get through? Well, so did our student government, so a couple of years ago they came up with March Madness activities to give students a little boost. March Madness Friday, March 18, with Spirit Day. Students are encouraged to dress crazily -- wigs, nail polish, whatever -- and, with their circle groups, come up with ways to show their spirit. Past years have seen performances, bubbles, disco lights, decorated doors, you name it. The circles in each grade judged to have the most spirit will win a pizza party. This year's judges are Assistant Principal Carla Laban, college counselor Lisa Miller-Calderon, and

Join the PSC Google Group

A newly created Google group is open to all parents, teachers, and staff in the Park Slope Collegiate community. This email list is a way for us to talk to each other about issues relating to our school. If you'd like to be added, shoot an email to Mary Jean Babic.

AC Update!

As you may know, an effort is under way to find funding for air conditioners throughout the John Jay Campus, in advance of the Methodist Hospital construction project. Here's the latest from our AC task force: Methodist has promised to contribute $10,000 for ACs, but it will cost $60,000 to buy units just for the currently un-air conditioned classrooms along 5th Street and the courtyard (nearest the construction). We're working with City Councilman Brad Lander's office to ask Methodist to substantially increase their offer. We will contact the Division of School Facilities (DSF) to try to get funding as a maintenance and repair project (paid by DSF) rather than as an improvement project (pa

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