Date Change: The PTA 5K is now On May 14!

Strap on your running shoes and help our school while having a great time. The Brooklyn PTA 5K, which raises money for PTAs in Brooklyn, will now be on Saturday, May 14, in Prospect Park. In order to share in the proceeds, our school has to have at least 20 participants. The more runners we have, the more funds that come our way. Sign up here. And when you do, shoot at message to the Pulse. We'll list all the runners who are participating.

The PSC Mural Is Coming to Life!

Last weekend a group of students, parents and volunteers from IntegrateNYC4Me started painting the mural taking shape in our school. The student-created design celebrates diversity and unity. Painting will take place again this Sunday, April 17, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Everyone is welcome to stop by, pick up a brush and paint for posterity!

Meet our New Parent Coordinator, Steffen Nelson

As PSC's parent coordinator of a few weeks, Steffen Nelson sees a single underlying purpose driving his work: "To facilitate for parents," he says. "Whatever they need." Steffen's new position marks a career change. For fifteen years, he worked as a talent agent, mostly representing theatrical designers but also some well-known names such actress and singer Elaine Stritch and director Gene Saks. But Steffen was ready for something new that still, like protecting artists, did some good in the world. Several close friends were teachers, and Steffen also knew a few PSC parents, so education in general and PSC in particular called to him. And after a few less-than-stellar interactions with hi

Sign the petition: ACs for John Jay

All hands needed! A petition has been launched to urge New York Methodist Hospital to pay for air conditioners at the John Jay campus, to lessen the harmful effects of its three-year construction project on education. Please sign here. Please circulate. Please spread the word. This construction project is starting soon. With the warm weather coming, we don't want our kids and teachers sweltering away in sealed-up, un-air-conditioned classrooms. It would cost $150,000 to equip the building with ACs -- barely .03 percent of a project budgeted to cost $445 million.

11th Grade ATC Performance Thursday, April 21: Scenes from Julius Ceasar

Come see our 11th-graders perform scenes from "Julius Caesar" as well as their own work as they wrap up their residency with the Atlantic Theater Company. The performance is this Thursday, April 21, at 7 p.m. in the auditorium. Et tu, PSC? Let slip the dogs of war! Actually, don't, but do come see this show.

Atlantic Theater Company Performance: April 21

It's one of the highlights of the year--the performance that culminates the Atlantic Theater Company's residency with our eleventh-graders. This year, the students will present scenes from "Julius Caesar," interspersed with scenes that they wrote themselves. Every eleventh-grader will appear on stage. The performance will take place at 7 p.m., April 21, in our auditorium. Earlier that day, students will stage a dress rehearsal for the entire school. We've had a terrific collaboration with the Atlantic Theater Company for many years, and the performances are always memorable. We encourage everyone to come to this performance and celebration.

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Principal Jill Sandusky