Category Archives: PA News

General PA Meeting 4/25/18

Tonight’s General PA meeting will begin at 5:45pm with a special speaker from the Van Cortlandt Cooperative ecology group to discuss plastic and health.

We will continue with our General meeting immediately after with updates from Kelly and Angie as well as picking a nominating committee for next months elections. You will also have an opportunity to pick up your square 1 art and buy auction tickets/raffles.

*Childcare and pizza will be provided.  See you tonight!

AmPark Spring Auction Fundraiser Friday, April 27th

On Friday, April 27th from 6 pm – 9 pm, our school and the AmPark Parents’ Association will host the 2017/2018 AmPark Spring Auction Fundraiser (adults only event). We hope to raise $10,000 to support enrichment programs for our students, specifically targeting, our math, ELA and science programs.

This is an exciting event, click here for more information and to purchase your admission ticket.

Childcare will be provided to current AmPark students only.

Participatory Budgeting: Vote for AmPark!

 

Through Participatory Budgeting, community members, as young as 11yrs old can directly decide how to spend at least $1,000,000 of the public budget in our Council District 11.

 

What’s on the ballot?

  • P.S. 344 School Playground Construction
  • District 11 Schools Technology Upgrade

 

Vote for both at AmPark — 3981 Hillman Avenue

When:
Monday, April 9, 2018 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM

Friday, April 13, 2018 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

 

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STEM after school program this Winter!

TEKintellect Inc. Introducing LEGO® Robotics. Participants learn to build mechanized LEGO® models. In every session, the students receive a STEM lesson introducing them to the principles of science underlying the models they are engaged in building. For students K-2nd grades our models include Race car, Hummer, Conveyor belt, Laundry drum, Windmill and many others. Students 3rd-5th grades will build more sophisticated models with infra red remote controls such as Railroad bridge, Street Sweeper, Helicopter, Airplane, Power plant and others. The students are exposed to robotics and its wonders using their engineering abilities, their imagination and creativity. This program is ideal for children who are amazed by the wonders of Robotics, enjoy creating things, love getting answers for their logical questions and experience hands on learning utilizing multi-sensory experimentation.

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Chipotle Fundraiser 12/4!

Please  join us on Monday, December 4th from 4 pm – 8 pm at 193 W 237th Street for our Chipotle Fundraiser. 50% of all proceeds between those times will be donated to the AmPark Parent’s Association. Please help us by having dinner at Chipotle during those times or going in for takeout. Please print attached flyer or take a pic of flyer and present at Chipotle in order for our kiddos to get the credit! If we do not mention this fundraiser, no funds will be applied to AmPark.

Food Drive begins next week!

This weekend we reflect on what we are thankful for and enjoy our time with family, plentiful food and good cheer. Let’s also take a moment to think of those who are not as fortunate. On Monday, November 27th begins AmPark’s Annual Food Drive in support of our local community. 

From November 27 – December 8 you can help support POTS – a local food pantry. This year alone, there are 25,000 people – including 8,000 children – who will turn to POTS for help. With less than 20% of support provided by government sources, it will be impossible to meet their needs without the generous help of many. Everyone has something to give –all contributions are valued and appreciated. Continue reading Food Drive begins next week!