Upcoming Events


Family Giving Town Hall 

TODAY, Nov 16 • 8:00 PM


NO SCHOOL

Thanksgiving Recess 

November 25-26


IDC Meeting 

Thursday, Dec 9 • 9:30 AM


General PA Meeting 

Tuesday, Dec 14 • 9:00 AM


NO SCHOOL

Winter Recess 

December 24-31





2021-2022

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:

Classroom Supplies

We spent time last week organizing and inventorying the teacher’s supply closet. A second bulk order of supplies has been placed to fill the gaps we found and we are still working out a more efficient and economical system moving forward to make sure the supply closest remains stocked.

Tech Update: Printers

We have ordered one high-volume printer/copier for each floor of MSC. They are on the way and we hope to have them in the school by week’s end!

You're Invited!! Curbside Community Coffee

November 23 • 8:30-9:30am • MSC Big Yard

Join us after arrival in the big yard to mix and mingle with fellow MSC parents. Coffee and tea are on us!

Family Giving Town Hall

Dear Friends of MSC,

Do you have questions about Family Giving? Want to learn more about how your gift will support our community of learners? Let’s talk!

The Family Giving team is hosting a Town Hall to discuss our fundraising efforts TONIGHT at 8 p.m.

Join us here https://us06web.zoom.us/j/87103449980?pwd=aWtwdERzdTBCWWQ1cFpRSmptTUh3QT09

Submit Your Questions HERE!

Donate here:

We look forward to seeing you soon!

Inclusiveness and Diversity Committee

Thanks again to parent volunteers who are liaising with school leadership.

It looks like the IDC will be partnering with the PA for some fun events which will afford all us an opportunity to get to know everyone in the school community better.  Stay tuned!  And keep those ideas coming about how to use the IDC budget.  The next virtual meeting will be on Thursday, December 9th at 9:30 AM.  Be there!  Questions?  Concerns?  Email us. 

Email IDC
RSVP for IDC Meeting

Submit your rendition of the

Heart of MSC today!

As a reminder, the Friends of MSC invites every student artist to submit an original masterpiece that depicts the heart of MSC, and expresses how you, your classmates, and MSC families create community. We’ll feature your submission in our Giving Tuesday messages and on a super special piece of spirit wear, to be revealed later this month.

Please send a high-resolution image to cotreasurer@friendsofmsc.org by midnight on November 16, 2021, and we’ll let you know when your art is slated for the spotlight.

Here is the fine print:

  • Accepted file types: .PDF and .JPEG preferred; AI, .EPS, or .PNG okay 

  • Maximum file size: 10MB

  • Minimum image size: 1500px by 1500px, transparent background preferred

  • Maximum colors: 8

  • By submitting, you permit us to reproduce your work in Friends of MSC communications and on MSC gear for sale.

Last Call!! MSC Swag Sale Ends Nov 21!!

Only 5 days left to get your orders in! Share the MSC love with friends and family - MSC T-shirts, mugs, and tote bags make great gifts for the holidays. Shop now! 

Last Call - Shop Now!

COVID Protocols for Holiday Travel

The DOE does not require families who travel to quarantine or show a negative test before returning to school. Daily health screening is still a requirement. Best practice would be to have every traveler tested before and after traveling.  The CDC recommends “unvaccinated travelers should still get tested 1-3 days before domestic travel and again 3-5 days after travel.” Testing is free and easily available and it helps to keep our school open and healthy.

Please reach out to Tatiana if you have any questions.

PS333.org Website Re-Design

We are still looking for someone to take on the challenge of updating the PS333.org website. If you are interested in giving the site a new look, please let us know!

Sign up HERE!

Togetherhood Winter Registration - Now Open!

As we announced last week, Togetherhood instructors will continue offering after school classes at MSC this winter! You can click here to browse and register. All classes are $35/class, held at MSC, and the term is January 3 - April 14. Togetherhood instructors collect children at 2:40pm and parents pick up from the MSC main entrance at 5:15pm (*or 6pm* as an add-on). Act now, some classes have already sold out and spots are filling up!

Green Team News

While the MSC Wednesday composting drop-off is on hiatus, compost can be dropped off at the Farmer’s Market locations listed below: 

Thursday and Sunday: Broadway between 114th and 116th.

Friday:  97th street between Amsterdam and Columbus. 

Friday: 321 West 126th 

Sunday: American Museum of Natural History along Columbus and 77th 

Click here to see what can be composted.

Residential buildings with more than 10 units can participate in curb-side compost pick-up. For more information, please visit nyc.gov/curbsidecomposting


Free upcoming recycling events on the Upper West Side:

Textile and Electronics: 

Sunday, November 21st   10am-2pm    110th & Amsterdam


For hard to recycle items, click here for more information: Hard-To-Recycle

To join the MSC Green Team, please contact Shakira: sprovasoli@schools.nyc.gov

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 

Bloomingdale Inclusive Park and Playground

Its Our Park Day

Happening in the Neighborhood

Interesting Reads

 

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