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Bid, Win and Support P.S./M.S. 8

The P.S./M.S. 8 Annual Auction & Benefit is happening now! Anyone, anywhere can browse and bid online for silent auction items by signing in at www.501auctions.com/ps8.  There are weekend get-aways, coveted concert and event tickets, sports memorabilia, jewelry and much more. Mobile bidding is easy and secure. Simply sign in with the link above or register here to get […]

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The BHB Ten for 2015!

Here, in no particular order, are the people you, the readers, and we nominated for the Brooklyn Heights Ten for the past year, 2015. Tracy (“Mrs. Fink”) Zamot and daughter Gracie: The sudden and unexpected loss of BHB’s founder, publisher, contributor, and guiding light John “Homer Fink” Loscalzo last April left all of us on […]

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PS 8 Kindergarten Application Process to be Addressed at January 20th Info Session

PS8 PTA Co-Presidents Kim Glickman and Ansley Samson have not sat idle since the November 20th town hall meeting that outlined the serious issues of overcrowding at PS8. The over-arching message of their latest missive, sent yesterday is that it is not too late for your voice to be heard. If you have not signed […]

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Town Hall Addresses Overcrowding at P.S. 8 in Brooklyn Heights

In case you haven’t heard, PS8 is overcrowded. The Annex, completed in 2011 was supposed to help. Instead it was filled to capacity almost the minute it opened. Add unchecked residential development and BOOM, the student population has exploded once again.

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PS 8 Fall Family Festival This Saturday, October 18

PS 8 will have its Fall Family Festival at One Main Street in DUMBO this coming Saturday, October 18, from 3:00 to 5:30 p.m. There will be a dance party with DJ Kai Song from 5:00 to 5:30. There will be lots of other activities and entertainment, as well as raffle prizes. Admission is $40 […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

PS 8’s annual Paddlewheeler Block Party is this Saturday, June 7, from noon to 4:00 p.m. on Poplar Street between Henry and Hicks streets. It’s your, and your kids’, chance to meet Elsa the Snow Queen and Anna from Frozen. There will be a bouncy castle, a magic show, face and hair painting, an obstacle […]

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P.S. 8 to Cut Pre-K Class in 2014

P.S. 8, also known as The Robert Fulton School, has announced it will cut its pre-K class in 2014 due to lack of space. However, the school will be adding an 8th grade class next year. (It is currently pre-K-7th grade.) Assistant Principal Robert Mikos told DNAinfo, “We are growing and this is a matter […]

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P.S. 8 Spring Gala Friday, March 23.

P.S. 8, our local public elementary (and soon to be middle as well) school will hold its Spring Gala on Friday, March 23, from 8:00 to 11:00 p.m, at the Powerhouse Arena in DUMBO, at 37 Main Street (corner of Water). There will be cocktails, hors d’ouevres, and both live and silent auctions. Amy Klein, […]

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Brooklyn Eagle: P.S. 8 Middle School Coming?

The Brooklyn Eagle’s Mary Frost reports that relief may be in sight for middle school dilemma facing P.S. 8 parents: Brooklyn Eagle: The city hopes to locate the P.S. 8 extension in a building housing George Westinghouse Information Technology High School and City Polytechnic High School at 105 Tech Place, fronting Tillary Street.

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NY Daily News Covers P.S. 8 Kids and NatGeo Contest

As we reported last month, The P.S. 8 kids have until March 16 to win National Geographic’s Find Your Footprint contest. They’re currently in second place in the race for $36,600 for their school. So as they say in Chicago, vote early and vote often — HERE. The NY Daily News covers their bid and […]

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