Upcoming Events


Parent Green Team Meeting

Wednesday, Oct 27 • 8:30 AM


REMOTE LEARNING DAY

Election Day

Tuesday, Nov 2 


General PA Meeting

Tuesday, Nov 9 • 7:00 PM


NO SCHOOL

Veteran's Day

Thursday, Nov 11


IDC Meeting

Thursday, Nov 11 • 5:30 PM



2020-2021

PA Contact

Information 

Barrett Schlotthauer &

Rachel Connors Phillippe

Co-Presidents

copres@friendsofmsc.org


Nadia Murray Goodman & Rahsaan Harris 

Co-Vice Presidents

covpres@friendsofmsc.org


Danielle Alden &

Shanna Tengshe

Co-Secretaries

cosecretary@friendsofmsc.org


Margo Beth Fleming &

Adams Pinckney

Co-Treasurers

cotreasurer@friendsofmsc.org


Friends of MSC Updates:

Here are some initiatives the PA is working on:

MSC Merchandise

You asked for it, and here it comes! From November 1 - 21 we will have MSC branded T-shirts, sweatshirts, masks and more available for sale. Details coming soon!

Update: Classroom Water Delivery

For classes where in-room water delivery is required, the PA will be coordinating delivery. Our first delivery was scheduled for Monday, October 25.

WhatsApp Communications

In partnership with our Family Wellness Committee, we will be organizing class WhatsApp groups to help connect our families. Please stay tuned for more information from your Class Parents.

Upcoming: MSC Read-a-Thon

Our first-ever Read-a-Thon is coming soon. If you would like to help out, please let us know! 

Click HERE to volunteer!

Upcoming: School Pictures

We are beginning to plan for school pictures, volunteers are needed.

Yes, I want to help out!

Upcoming Events: We need YOU!!

We are looking for volunteers to help us plan the following events:

  • Broadway Loves MSC: Our signature event, Broadway stars light up our stage in a celebration of musical theater. (This may be a virtual or hybrid event.)
  • Relatives and Special Friends Day: Family members near and far are invited to spend the morning virtually visiting our school and experiencing what makes MSC so special.
  • Spring Fun Run: Getting ready to run, walk, or roll your way to 333 miles in this fun, community-building event.

Please email volunteer@friendsofmsc.org to get involved - YOU are the heart of MSC!

Family Giving

Dear Friends of MSC,

We’re on the way to reaching our Family Giving goals. If you have yet to donate, please give what you can. If you’ve contributed already, here are four ways to expand your impact:

  • Does your workplace match charitable giving? We want every corporate match dollar that is available through our families. If you need help completing your company match forms, you may email cotreasurer@friendsofmsc.org.

  • Have you considered extended family giving? Send extended family members to this page, where they can make donations of any size on behalf of our kids.

  • If your treasure is tapped, you can still give time by volunteering in support of our school. Follow this link to find all the ways to get involved or propose something new.

  • Remember that we’re participating in a vaccine fundraiser. When community members request an appointment through the NYC Appointment Scheduler, they should list Friends of the Manhattan School for Children, Inc. as the organization that referred them. We earn $100 for every first shot, and the person getting vaxed receives $100 too.

Your gifts, and these additional steps, keep us connected and learning. Indeed, you are the heart of MSC.

Togetherhood Afterschool Survey

As many of you know, Togetherhood started a custom afterschool enrichment program for PS 333 this past September. Children and parents have been very happy with Togetherhood and we are excited to grow their lineup for 2022! Please click here to complete a quick survey by 11am this Friday, 10/29. With your input Togetherhood can best serve our needs and interests. Thank you!

Parent Green Team

Calling all Green Parents to join our monthly virtual meetings!!  We will discuss ways to make MSC more environmentally friendly, as well as ways to improve environmental health outside the school. 

When: Last Wednesday of the Month

Time: 8:30am-9:00am

Our first monthly meeting will be this upcoming Wednesday, October 27th. To join please click the Google Meet link: https://meet.google.com/qhe-yckq-dji

School Leadership Team (SLT) Meeting

Reminder: School Leadership Team (SLT) Meeting

Wednesday, October 27 • 3:15 PM • via Zoom

October School Leadership Team (SLT) meeting has been rescheduled for Wednesday, October 27 at 3:15 PM via Zoom.

Zoom Link to Join SLT Meeting

Meeting ID: 823 4473 6650

Passcode: 615530

General PA Meeting

Save the Date: General PA Meeting on November 9 at 7pm

RSVP for our Nov 9 General PA Meeting

SOS for Class Parents

Class parents are still needed for the following classes:

Laura Starr         102 (1st Grade)

Karen Dunner     201 (2nd Grade)

Gabriel Zuger     502 (5th Grade)

Hilary Kaden, Fara Goodman     503 (5th Grade)

Margarita Lavide and Raphael Tomkin     802 (8th Grade)

Please contact our class parent coordinators, Wendy and Linda, to volunteer.

Volunteer for Class Parent, HERE!

D3 Presidents’ Council Parents Google Group

The District 3 Presidents' Council has an overarching goal this year to outreach to as many D3 parents as we can. To further that effort, we have started a Google Group to help ALL D3 parents get important information about D3 events, CEC3 communications, admissions, meetings, committees, and workshops in our district.

Link to Join D3 Parents Google Group

Book Room Volunteers Needed

With support from our community we can get the Book Room up and running again!

We are looking for 4 volunteers to spend 2-3 hours in the book room, following school drop-off. Prior library experience is not required!

We need your help on the following dates:

  • Wednesday, Oct 27th - 8:30-11:00
  • Friday, Oct 29th - 8:30-11:00
  • Wednesday, Nov 3rd - 8:30-11:00
  • Friday, Nov 5th - 8:30-11:00
  • Wednesday, Nov 10th - 8:30-11:00
  • Friday, Nov 12th - 8:30-11:00
Click Here to Learn More and Volunteer!

Inclusiveness and Diversity Committee

Thanks to everyone who attended the last Inclusiveness and Diversity Committee meeting.  What a great exchange of ideas, highlighting concerns and discussing possible solutions.  We welcome all members of the MSC community to join us.  Voice your opinion.  Contribute your ideas.  Be part of the solution.  We need your invaluable presence!  The next virtual meeting will be on November 11th at 5:30 PM.  Questions/concerns?  Email us at msc333.diversity@gmail.com

Yes! I will attend on Nov 11

Ongoing: Candy Wrapper Recycling

Have candy wrappers in October/November? You can recycle them! Shakira signed us up for a candy wrapper recycling program, just in case anyone was planning on letting their kids eat some candy. Find out which day your child has Greenhouse Science, and put EMPTY wrappers in a sealed baggie (that can get recycled, too!)

Program is available until mid November.

Click Here for More Information About the Recycling Program

Shakira Provasoli

PS 333

Manhattan School for Children 

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