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PS8 Camp Expo This Saturday

The weather outside may be frightful but it’s once again time to register for summer camp! Parents are in luck because PS8 is holding their annual Camp Expo, this Saturday, March 3rd from 1:00 – 4:00 pm. PS 8 Gym, 37 Hicks St., Brooklyn Heights, Brooklyn, NY 11201 – enter through Poplar Street. Click HERE For a […]

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Come One, Come All to P.S. 8’s Paddlewheeler Block Party This Saturday

P.S. 8 invites one and all to come out this Saturday, June 11th to enjoy delicious food, fun rides, arts & crafts and a performance by the MS8 rock band at their annual Paddlewheeler Block Party.  We have it on good authority there will be a dunk tank, too. The festivities take place 12:00 pm […]

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DOE to Present Final Re-Zoning Proposal This Wednesday Night

After receiving feedback from the community, the DOE’s Office of District Planning is scheduled to present their final re-zoning proposal at the next CEC13 Calendar Meeting this Wednesday September 30th, 6:30 – 9:00 pm at P.S. 307, 209 York Street in Brooklyn.  There will be opportunity for public comment at the meeting.  Per the CEC […]

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HEAR YE, HEAR YE! CEC & DOE To Hold Re-Zoning Town Hall Meetings

UPDATE: The CEC13Brooklyn has updated their website with a comprehensive overview, FAQ’s and time-line of the proposed re-zoning. The CEC and DOE’s Office of District Planning has scheduled two Town Hall meetings to discuss the proposed re-zoning of Brooklyn Heights’ P.S. 8 and gather vital feedback from the community. Wednesday, September 16th: 6 pm at […]

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Take-Aways from Special Kindergarten Admissions Info Session

The DOE delivered on their promise made at the November overcrowding meeting and held a special Kindergarten Admissions information session at PS8 on Tuesday night. In attendance were of course concerned parents, City Councilman Steve Levin, NYS Senator Daniel Squadron, PS8 Principal Seth Phillips, PS8 Co-Presient Kim Glickman and key Department of Education representatives including […]

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Kindergarten Registration Workshop Tonight at PS8

Our elected officials helped organize tonight’s meeting with the DOE as a spinoff of the November Town Hall overcrowding meeting.  For those with children born in 2010, it is an opportunity to ask the DOE questions about how to navigate the Kindergarten application process.  (Kindergarten registration is open through February 13th).  The meeting will take […]

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P.S. 8 and all NYC Public Kindergarten Registration is Now Open Through February 13

The NYC Department of Education Kindergarten application period for children born in 2010 is now open.  “If your child was born in 2010 and you live in NYC, it’s time to apply to kindergarten.  All students born in 2010 are eligible to attend kindergarten in September 2015. All families, including those of students with disabilities […]

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PS8 Acknowledges BHA Contribution For Middle School Launch

At PS8’s benefit auction last Friday at Plymouth Church, the Brooklyn Heights public school acknowledged the generous gift from the Brooklyn Heights Association last spring to help launch PS8’s new middle school. In fact, BHA offered PS8 a greater contribution than DOE. The event included a presentation from Councilman Steve Levin. In the photo: Jane […]

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Module-R Hosts PS8 PTA Fundraiser January 16

Module R, the groovy retailer at 141 Atlantic Avenue “dedicated to modern, modular design,” will host a fundraiser Wednesday, January 16, for the PTA of Brooklyn Heights’ PS/MS 8. The “Second Annual Wine and Whiskey Night” will feature European versus American wines and spirits, with a variety of “carefully selected” boozy delights provided by Gnarly […]

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Take Me Out To The Ball Game: Ed Randall Addresses PS8 Tuesday

The PS8 Men’s Club presents “Baseball Night at PS 8 with WFAN’s sports expert Ed Randall” on Tuesday March 27, from 7-9 p.m. in the PS8 Auditorium, 37 Hicks Street. Come on out and listen to Ed Randall offer an exclusive Hot Stove Report about the upcoming baseball season. Want to know about the Mets […]

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