Every year PSMS 278 students and teachers solicit pledges from the community and then walk the track at the Lawrence A. Wien Stadium at Columbia University. This year the students walked on Thursday, October 12.
Please support your student with a pledge for their walk.
Our goal is $20K. We need this money in order to fund:
92nd Street Y dance (formerly funded by DOE)
Elementary school choir
Middle School Choir
Turn in Donations by Thursday, December 7!
All donations are tax deductible and go right back to the kids at PS/MS 278
The highest dollar amount in pledges in grades K-8 will win a Nintendo Switch. The second place student for grades K-5 will win a $50 Target gift card
The second place student for grades 6-8 will win a $50 Target gift card.
The classes with the highest number of contributions in grades K-5 will win a school pizza party
The classes with the highest number of contributions in grades 6-8 will win a school pizza party
And everyone will receive a no-uniform pass for every $75 earned.
Three easy ways to collect pledges:
Send cash or check (payable to PTA of PSMS278) in with your student and their completed fundraising form (sent home in back packs)
Fulfill your pledges through our online payment portal. Simply add your student’s name in the “In Honor of” field and Designate your donation to “Arts Walk” (example below)
Create your own personal crowdrise page to share with friends and family members via email and social media.
Pledges of any amount are welcome!
Please Note: All donations must be collected by December 7 to be eligible for prizes.
The 8th Annual Spring Fair is coming up this Saturday! Can you believe the school year is almost done? The Spring Fair is free to attend. There are tickets sold for activities and rides. There are concessions for sale and there is an awesome raffle to win tons of great prizes! The proceeds from the fair support the PTA of PSMS278. This annual event is a great time to connect with your community while you support the local school. Come one, come all to PSMS278 Spring Fair 2017!
The School Wellness Council meets monthly and is open to all. Below find information on our end of the year events, please drop in at any point after that time, learn what is going on and become part of the team!
All are are welcome.
1. Tuesday June 6th, 5:30PM Internet/ Social Media Safety: Teaching your Children Responsible Digital Citizenship. A workshop and discussion for parents and caregivers. Translation, Dinner and Childcare provided. Teachers from the organization, “Globalkids”, will come to the school Tuesday June 6th to lead assemblies and discussions with the students then will provide information and lead discussion for parents at 5:30. Please come and learn/discuss about this important topic.
This event is provided by a grant through the Office of School Wellness in collaboration with CHALK.
2. Tuesday June 13th at 2:30PM: Final School Wellness Council Meeting. Come and be a part of the planning for next year!
For those who have not heard, our long time Principal, Maureen Guido is retiring this year. On June 8th from 5pm until 10pm we will celebrate her countless contributions to our community at Brown Sugar, 5060 Broadway. This is a ticketed, adult only event.
On Tuesday May 23rd, the PTA will celebrate 278 teachers and staff with a delicious lunch of homemade delights! Our teachers and staff do so much for our kids, if you want contribute goodies, please drop them off in the library from 8am- 10am.
Join the students of PSMS 278 for an all out competition on May 30! Volunteers are welcome to help run the event. Our activities are planned to take place at Columbia’s Baker’s Field right down the street.