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Annual PS8/MS8 Holiday Market December 1st — Vendors Wanted!

Are you a business or an artisan/freelancer/hobbyist/pedlar looking for a venue to sell your crafts and wares to actual humans in the neighborhood that doesn’t involve a certain monopolistic corporate entity bent on owning us all? You’re in luck! The Annual PS8/MS8 Holiday Market is this December 1st, and they are still looking for vendors […]

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Proposals on the Table for PS/MS8 to Split: Community Meeting Tues 10/30

IMPORTANT SCHOOL NEWS: On October 12th, the DOE Brooklyn Office of District Planning issued two proposals that affect District 13. The first plan calls for the truncation of P.S.8 from a Kindergarten through-8th grade school to a Kindergarten through 5th grade school. The proposal has an accompanying K008 Educational Impact Statement. The second, contingent upon the […]

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PS8 Student Art Premiers at Guggenheim Museum

From the “It’s never too late to report good news” files… On the evening of April 26th the Guggenheim held an opening reception for A Year of Children 2018, an annual exhibition featuring student work from the museum’s teaching artist’s residency program, Learning Through Art.  Per the Guggenheim website, “the program sends experienced teaching artists into […]

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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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