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School Tour: December 7th!

Updated: Jan 26

PS 29’s Open House and Information Session for zoned families will be on December 7th, 2018 at 9 AM.  Please note that this is an adult only event.

Please fill out this form to RSVP.

FAQ’s about the Tour:

How long does the tour and information session last?

The Open House and Information Session last about an hour and a half in total.

I can’t attend the PS 29 tour, could I schedule a private tour?

We only allow visits during our official school tour.  We are unable to accommodate requests for private tours.

We are moving to NYC from abroad, what do we do to register?

Please contact parent coordinator Monica Gutierrez if you are moving from a different city or a different country.  She can help you navigate the system and answer any questions.


Hour of Code is Back!

Students in grades 1-5 will be joining the worldwide computer science celebration during our Hour of Code events December 3-14! Visit to learn about this amazing event, and be on the look out for a note from Ms. Sperry that details all the great computer science learning that is happening at 29!

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Wythe Hotel Dinner Party!

On Thursday, February 7, 2019, The Wythe Hotel will generously host a dinner for 40 lucky raffle winners in their private dining room.

Winners will enjoy a three-course dinner with beer, wine, and a specialty cocktail in the gorgeous setting of the Wythe’s Copper Room. The dinner will be carefully created by their restaurant, Reynard, featuring seasonal, locally-sourced American fare.

Buy a raffle ticket for a chance to win a seat (or two) at this private dinner party, and support PS29! 100% of ticket sales goes to support programs and supplies that benefit all of our kids.

Single raffle ticket is $20 (win one seat)

Couple raffle ticket is $40 (win two seats)


Get your TICKETS and DONATE auction items! - Gala + Auction May 3rd

Get ready for the most celebrated event of the year – the 2019 Gala + Auction on Friday, May 3rd, 2019 at 26 Bridge in Dumbo. This year we’re calling all superheroes… yes, that’s YOU! It is sure to be a fun night as we come together as a community to drink, eat and save the day to make this our best fundraiser ever. There will be cocktails, food by Cloud Catering, music and dancing!

Join us!

Get your tickets today! The venue has a limited capacity and last year we sold out. Reserve your tickets now!

You can help!

You can have a tremendous impact on the funds raised this year by donating an experience, merchandise, or service, by soliciting donations on behalf of PS29 – or by helping us find business sponsors to underwrite the event. Click here for more information on how to help!

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Join the Green Team this Sunday for our first Beach Clean Up! - Sunday, April 7th, 2019

We will be meeting on the boardwalk by the Entrance to the Aquarium. If you have any questions please email or

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Move It! Morning - April 10th, 2019: It's Never Too Early to MOVE IT!

Join us at 7:45am, Wednesday, April 10th, for Move It! Morning, sponsored by the Wellness Committee! This is a family event, so grab your sneakers and meet us in the schoolyard for some early morning physical activity, organized by PE teacher, Kathy Nobles, and parent/Zumba-guru, Cathy Beke. Please note: This is not a drop-off event. Students must be supervised by caregivers during Move It! Morning. See you next week!

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DEADLINE FRIDAY! PS 29 would love to hear from you!

Please take 5 minutes to fill out the NYC School Survey. The DOE looks at response rates and we'd love your help on this. So easy, simply go to the NYC School Survey page and click on the Parent and Guardian Survey link. You can also fill out the paper survey that was given to you and mail it in the enclosed, self stamped envelope. Lost your code? No worries, just call the hotline at 1-877-819-2363.

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PS29 Celebrates Earth Day April 13, 2019!

Join us to celebrate Earth Day on Saturday, April 13th from 9:30am to 2pm for a PS29 Earth Day Work Day, led by primary science teacher, Tina Reres. The PS29 Children's Garden needs you! Come help get the garden ready for spring planting and teaching! We'll begin the morning with parent/child yoga from 9:30-10am--BYO mat. Sign Up to volunteer!

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TONIGHT: Parent Art Night @ Jalopy! April 16, 2019

Updated: 16 hours ago

This art night brings parents together to celebrate their creativity! We'll enjoy 2 hours of comedy, musical performances, readings, and good old fun all served up by the talented parents and alumni of the PS29 community! Tuesday, April 16th @ Jalopy Theatre, 8-10pm.

Purchase tickets here for $40 per person, includes 2 drinks and light snacks.

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PS29+ Spring Break Camp!

PS29+ will be offering Spring Break camp April 19, and April 22-26. Teachers are planning fun field trips, daily themes including STEM Day and You Can't Do That in School! Day, and much more! Visit for registration and further details!

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The Silent Auction is now LIVE!

We are excited to announce the silent auction is now open for bidding! Bid now, purchase tickets or register today!

Anyone, anywhere can bid on items…even from home if you cannot attend the event on May 3rd, 2019. Mobile and online bidding is fun, active and completely secure. You can view and bid on our unique PS29 Gala + Auction silent auction items by using your smartphone, tablet or computer. Please be sure to share with neighbors, friends and family. 

Browse the catalog, bid generously and check back often as new items will be added throughout the week. Pro tip: set a maximum bid for a more worry-free bidding experience. You’ll be notified via text if you’ve been outbid.

Thanks and good luck! The PS29 Gala + Auction Team

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Spring Rummage Sale! May 5th

Updated: Apr 14

Join us for our annual neighborhood rummage &

recycling event on Sunday, May 5th from 11am-3pm in the PS29 schoolyard! Bring your old clothing, costumes and textiles to donate, and your old electronics to be recycled! Buy clothing and costumes for $2. Please NO plastic, toys, or books.

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PS29 Presents The Lion King Jr!

Come see the 5th grade play, Disney's The Lion King Jr! Friday, May 10th @ 7pm. Saturday, May 11th @ 2pm. PS29 Auditorium / Tickets $5 will be sold at the door one hour prior to the start of each show.

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PTA 5K Fun Run!

Run, walk or crawl for our schools in Prospect Park on May 11th!  What a great way to keep fit and help our schools. PS 29 needs at least 20 participants. Click here to sign up! Questions? Email Ron Barone at or Tri Chaple at


Sign up for Kindergarten pre-registration!

If you received a placement letter for PS29, please use this link to sign up for a pre-registration time slot.


Final Move It! Morning, Wednesday, May 22nd!

Our last Move It! Morning of the school year will be held in the schoolyard on Wednesday, May 22nd, from 7:45am-8:25am, offering activities for ALL AGES!

We will have jump ropes, hula hoops, soccer, Zumba, basketball, and flag football to be enjoyed by PS29 families!

Please note that this is an activity intended for family participation, NOT DROP OFF. A little morning activity break before work will do us all some good, and we'll have music to help get you moving!

Want to volunteer to help out with Move It! Morning? Please contact Cathy Beke or Tri Chaple .

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PTA Executive Board Elections - May 24th @ 8am!

Executive Board Elections will take place at our PTA meeting on Friday, May 24th, at 8:00 a.m. in the P.S. 29 Auditorium.

Candidates for the 2019-2020 Board are listed here.


Envisioning Integration in District 15: May 28th

Join amazing guest speakers and community members for a panel discussion hosted by the IDEA (Inclusion, Diversity and Equity for All) Committee.

Tuesday, May 28th

PS29 Auditorium @ 6:30-8pm

Please RSVP here.

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Stop by one of our Spirit Week tables at drop off and pick up on Tuesday-Thursday to:

-Buy Tickets for the Block Party (or get them on line here)!

-Enter for a chance to win a teacher experience in our Staffle Raffle--see the list of experiences here! (Note: All students have one ticket automatically entered to the drawing. Additional tickets can be purchased for $1 each. Limit: 5 purchased tickets per child).

-Pick up some PS 29 gear to show your school pride! We've got kids t's and hoodies, adult t's, notebooks, pencils and water bottles.

We hope you plan to cap off the week by attending the PS 29 Carnival and Block Party, featuring the Children's Art Auction! Don't miss it!

Friday, May 31st from 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. in the schoolyard.

One more thing...We need you!


For those of you who got your practice flipping burgers today, we need some grillmeisters to step up on Friday!

Sign up here to help in the grill tent, collect or sell tickets, or to bake or pick up goodies to share!

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PS29 Block Party + Children's Art Auction, May 31st!

The Block Party and Carnival is just around the corner, on Friday, May 31st!

Buy early tickets here! Volunteer to cover a shift here! (We need all hands on deck!)

And stop by our PTA tables during spirit week (May 28-May 31st) at drop off and pick up to:

Buy tickets for the Block Party and Carnival!

Buy PS 29 Merchandise!

Buy a ticket to win teacher experiences in our Staffle Raffle!

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Taste of PS 29 Potluck! June 21st, 6-8PM in the Cafeteria

As the school year draws to an end, let’s come together again to share, enjoy and celebrate the many flavors of our school community. Bring a dish to share that is connected to your culture or a meal that’s a favorite for your family.

We will be joined by Son de Caney, a 4 piece Cuban Salsa Band that has been playing in the Metropolitan area for over 10 years! The band is comprised of Brooklynites Junior Rivera on the Cuban Tres Guitar and Peter de Jesus on percussion & congas, Peruvian saxophonist Daniel Alborato and Puerto Rican Luis Ayala on vocals and bass.



Summer Book Fair! June 10-14!

The Summer Book Fair is taking place next week, on Monday, June 10th, and Wednesday-Friday, June 12th-14th. Classroom time slots will be sent out through class parents/ teachers this week. Remember: Please send your child with small bills. No change is given during the school day.

Can you help at checkout or with the children as they book shop? VOLUNTEER HERE.

Pick up books so your child can complete the Summer Reading Challenge (forms will be available at the fair and will be backpacked home).

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PS 29 Talent Show: June 13th!

The annual PS29 Talent Show will be held Thursday, June 13th at 6:30PM in the auditorium!

Come join us for an evening of fabulous entertainment by our very own 3rd-5th graders!

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