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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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PS8 Red-Faced After Two Students Go Missing

There’s a happy ending, as the two six-year-olds were found after school personnel noticed their absence Tuesday afternoon. According to this NBC New York article, the boy and girl were found “about a block and a half away from the school…standing in the pouring rain…some 25 minutes later.” However, the article quotes a school spokesperson […]

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PS8 Auction Tomorrow Night

This in from the PS8 PTA: Eat, Drink, Bid! PS8 will host its annual action, sponsored this year by the Brooklyn Heights Association, tomorrow night starting at 6 pm at Plymouth Church. Buy a weekend in Montauk, a week’s retreat at a Vermont Country house, or even dinner created by none other than Principal Seth […]

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PS8 PTA to Screen Oscar Winning Short Film

Want a good way to chase your tax filing blues? The New Tenants, directed and produced, respectively, by Heights residents and PS 8 parents Joachim Back and Mette Ambro, winner of this year’s academy award for Best Live Action Short, will be screened on the evening of April 15 at Brooklyn Heights Cinema, 70 Henry […]

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PS8 Auction on Thursday night

On Thursday, April 2, the PS 8 PTA will host its third annual auction to raise money for the school’s enrichment programs. Parents and the public are invited to the event, which is at Hillis Hall at Plymouth Church (75 Hicks St., at Orange Street) and starts at 6:30 pm. Tickets are $50 in advance […]

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