At the PTA meeting on Wednesday, June 15, we will be electing the following officers for the 2016-2017 school year: Co-president Co-vice president Co-treasurer Co-secretary We currently have NO candidates for secretary, so that seat is wide open. If you'd like to nominate someone or throw your own hat into the ring, please contact nominating committee members MJ Babic and Anne Sherman.
There will be a screening of a new documentary, Profiled, at 7 p.m. this Friday in the auditorium. Profiled is an indictment of racial profiling, focusing on the deaths at the hands of the NYPD of several young people in Brooklyn. It also includes footage of some of protests we held at PSC last year. A panel discussion will follow the screening, which is sponsored by the Len Ragozin Foundation, who helped get the movie made. We're fortunate to be able to see it so close to h
Great news: New York Methodist Hospital has agreed to give $56,500--more than five times their original offer--to install air conditioners in the John Jay building, to mitigate the harmful effects of their construction project on education. We are very grateful for Methodist's contribution. While it is not the full amount needed, it is enough to purchase and install ACs in all classrooms along 5th Street and the courtyard, the areas most directly affected by the construction.
At No Scan Zone, students will unveil the mural created with IntegrateNYC4Me, and will share their story the history of social action at PSC with a focus on student organizing to protest the Metal Detectors at the John Jay building. Join us on May 14 at 2:00 PM at the John Jay building for an afternoon of raising awarness with art and peaceful protest. To register and to learn more, visit the student-created No Scan Zone website.