Upcoming Events

Treats for Teachers 

Wednesday, May 4 • 8:25 AM

PA General Meeting 

Tuesday, May 10  • 7:00 PM

March IDC Meeting 

Thursday, May 12 • 5:30 PM

Broadway ❤️ MSC 

Monday, May 16 • 6:30 PM


PA Contact


Barrett Schlotthauer &

Rachel Connors Phillippe



Nadia Murray Goodman &

Rahsaan Harris 

Co-Vice Presidents


Danielle Alden &

Shanna Tengshe



Margo Beth Fleming &

Adams Pinckney



Friends of MSC Updates:

Teacher Appreciation Week! Let's celebrate our teachers this week..Hi-5 A Teacher! Compliment A Teacher! Thank a Teacher!

FOMSC planned the following events to recognize our teachers:

Tuesday, May 3

  • Teachers will be greeted by the Utopia Bagel truck to enjoy a bagel and coffee on their way into work.

Wednesday, May 4

  • Treats for Teachers! Sweet treats made by our parent volunteers will be brought to school for our teachers to enjoy.

Thursday, May 5

  • A small token of the Friends of MSC Parent Association's appreciation of how our teachers help our children bloom will be hand delivered during the day.

Friday, May 6

  • Our teachers will be treated to a lunch catered by neighborhood restaurant, Plum.

Special THANK YOU to parent volunteers Wendy Cohen, Amanda del Bene, Linda Saffire, and Elodie Croas for organizing our Teacher Appreciation Week events!

Broadway Loves MSC is BACK!

Monday, May 16 • 6:30 PM (Doors Open at 6:00 PM)

MSC Auditorium • 154 W 93rd St

Hosted by Megan Sikora (Broadway Veteran and MSC Mom)

& Sebastian Ortiz (MSC Student)

Featuring Performances by Creative Stage & Broadway Loves MSC Kids

With Special Guests from Broadway and Beyond

Join us for a rousingly fun, family friendly evening full of great music, laughter, inspiration, and, of course, fundraising!

Click Here for More Information

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General P.A. Meeting

Please save the date for Tuesday, May 10 at 7pm. There will be lots of great information to discuss and we welcome your comments and suggestions. Now is also a great time to consider joining our Parent Association Executive Board, see notes below regarding our upcoming election! 

RSVP for May General PA Meeting

Friends of MSC Election

It is time for our Friends of MSC Election! We are recruiting MSC parents and caregivers to run for an office on our executive board and the School Leadership Team (SLT) for the 2022-2023 academic year.

Officers of FOMSC are responsible for the PA  budget, events and activities that enrich the programs and community at MSC.

We support P.S. 333 Manhattan School for Children by raising funds, hosting meetings, organizing social events for families, and helping parents connect through updates and volunteer opportunities.


Click Here for More Information About PA Offices

The School Leadership Team (SLT) is a group of people who develop educational policies for their school. They also make sure there are resources to support those policies.


Click Here for More Information About the SLT

Call for 2022-2023 Budget Proposals

As we return from spring break, we are beginning to look ahead to next year and invite your input in next year’s budget.

Would you like to see funds directed to a new project next year? Or direct funds to needs already identified? Or keep the focus on continuing current programs?

Please submit your proposals by our next general membership meeting on May 10 to give the FOMSC Executive Team time to review the proposals and incorporate them into the FOMSC Summer Budget to be approved at the June general membership meeting.

Please note that proposals received after the May 10 deadline may not be considered and the FOMSC Executive Team cannot guarantee that all proposals will be included in the budget.

Submit Your Budget Proposal Here

Teacher Appreciation Week is May 3-6

Teacher Appreciation Week May 3-6

Thank you to everyone who made Thank you signs for our teachers. The teachers will appreciate all the love from our MSC kids when they arrive to school on Tuesday and see their beautiful signs.

Teacher Treats May 4

Please bring in any kind of baked goods and or fruit to continue our Teacher Appreciation celebration. Drop off your treats in the front desk at the school.

Volunteer for Teacher Appreciation Week!

Thank you to all the volunteers who came out to chalk the walk and decorate for our Teacher Appreciation Week!!

School Picture Make-up Day

TODAY: Tuesday May 3rd is School Picture Make Up date for those children who were absent on School Picture Day.

Friday May 6th is the Rain Date.

Click below to sign up your child:

RSVP NOW - Picture Make-up

Plastic-Free Lunch Day

We are excited to announce the launch of the NYC DOE PLASTIC FREE LUNCH DAY on Monday, May 16, 2022. If your child eats school lunch, the lunch will be served without ANY plastic.

If your child brings lunch from home, we encourage you to take climate action by reducing plastic! Please use reusable containers, utensils and bags as much as possible.

How can your school get ready? See Cafeteria Culture’s List of Ideas.

The Office of Food and Nutrition Services (OFNS) kitchen staff will be preparing lunch with no plastic packaging and a plastic-free food service on May 16th. ​​​​​

Menu of the Day:

Pizza Choice

Fresh Broccoli Florets with Dipping Sauce

Fresh Fruit (Cut Oranges or Whole Bananas preferred)

Peanut (Sunflower) Butter and Jelly

Cold Cheese Sandwiches

Assorted Milk

Salad Bar – cucumber slices, cherry tomatoes, green pepper strips, red pepper strips, celery sticks, and carrot sticks (bulk pack).

*No individual packaged food items or dressings on the salad bar.

MSC Book Room

Volunteer with your Child(ren) in the Book Room

During the month of May, we will be offering afternoon volunteer opportunities for you and your child(ren).

Some activities you can do together:

1. fix the books in our Hospital Bin.

2. scan barcodes.

3. place books back on the shelves.

4. place stickers on books.

Available shifts:

Wednesday, May 11th @ 3-4:30pm

Wednesday, May 18th @ 3-4:30pm

Wednesday, May 25th @ 3-4:30pm

If you are interested in volunteering alongside your child(ren), please email us at msc.bookroom@gmail.com. Please include the shift you are interested in and the name and grade of your child(ren) who will be joining you.

We look forward to your participation.

The Book Room Team

Inclusiveness and Diversity Committee

Thanks to everyone who attended the April meeting, adding your ideas regarding creating a more inclusive culture for all, including LGBTQ students and the need for easily accessible gender neutral bathrooms. If you missed the meeting or have more to add to this topic or any other diversity, equity, and inclusion concern, please email us msc333.diversity@gmail.com

And… it’s not too late to fill out the IDC Pandemic Film Project survey. Be a part of the film or just help us shape it by filling out the survey. (Thanks to those who’ve already done so and have expressed interest in being interviewed! You’ll be hearing from us soon.)

IDC Project Survey

Questions regarding the film? Contact us at


Our next scheduled monthly meeting will take place on May 12 at 5:30PM via Zoom. We hope to see you there!

Any other inclusiveness, diversity, and equity issues? We’re here for you. Email us at MSC333.Diversity@gmail.com

RSVP for May IDC Meeting

Lost and Found Update!

Last Call: Lost and Found is in the Auditorium

If your child has lost something, please come to the auditorium to collect it. All remaining items will be donated!

If you cannot make it to the auditorium, or are looking for something specific - please reach out to megansikora@mac.com with details.


If an item is found labelled with a name and room number, it can be returned to it's owner with ease.

Summer Rising Enrollment Now Open

Summer Rising enrollment is now open!

Summer Rising Enrollment

If you have any questions, please contact the summer enrollment team directly at summer@schools.nyc.gov

Happening in the Neighborhood 


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