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Education PS 321

Do you own a local business, or otherwise offer a service that neighbors may like to bid on? Consider making a donation to the upcoming spring auction to support PS 321 (180 7th Avenue), which will take place on May 16. The school notes that successful items donated in the past have included tickets to
Education PS 39

Want to pick up a fun new item while supporting a local school? The annual spring auction for PS 39 (417 6th Avenue) is coming up, and you’ll have a chance to bid on items online starting next week, as well as during silent and live auctions at their fundraising gala next month. Sponsored by
Education Classroom via NYC DOE on FB

If your child was born, the time has finally come to send in those kindergarten applications. This year, the Department of Education has introduced Kindergarten Connect, an online system that allows you to complete the application process online. You can check out an instructional video below: Parents are also invited to submit applications over
Education De Blasio at MS 51 via Brad Lander on Twitter

Today Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio named veteran educator Carmen Fariña to be his schools chancellor, and he chose to make the announcement right here in Park Slope at MS 51, which his kids had attended. Fariña also has some local ties to the neighborhood, having once served as superintendent of Brooklyn’s District 15, which covers our area. Here’s
Education PS/MS 282 Chess Team via FB

The PS/MS 282 chess team, the Royal Panthers, won a National Championship last year, but not every child on the team got to head to the competition. This year, they’re hoping to get all the kids to a tournament to compete together, and they need your help. The team is raising funds at Donors Choose,
Art & Music Art by Tamar Cohn via South Slope Silent Auction

In the market for some new artwork? The fourth annual South Slope Silent Art Auction is set for Friday, November 22, from 6:30pm to 9pm, at Two Moon Art House and Cafe (315 4th Avenue, between 2nd and 3rd Avenues). Admission is free, and proceeds from the show, which is currently on display at Two Moon, benefit PS 295. If
Education PS 321

The state of public school bathrooms in our area reported by DNAinfo today is just appalling. Citing inspection records at MS 51, PS 321, PS 39, PS 10, and PS/MS 282, they found that there are serious problems at those schools’ bathrooms, which students agree with: Third-grader Oscar Rosenstein, 8, makes sure he uses the bathroom
Education Classroom via NYC DOE on FB

If your family is interested in the city’s Gifted & Talented Program for children in grades K through 3, an information session is scheduled for Wednesday, October 23, from 6pm to 8pm, at the Park Slope Education Complex/MS 88 (544 7th Avenue, between 18th and 19th Streets), the only info session taking place in Brooklyn. The deadline for submitting a request for
Education John Jay Girls Volleyball Team

If you’re in need of a mid-afternoon sugar rush, head over to John Jay, where the girls’ volleyball team is out in front (7th Avenue between 4th and 5th Streets) hosting a bake sale to raise money for new uniforms. The team, which has a record of 2-3 so far with high hopes for the