I AM 282 Mural Ribbon Cutting Celebration Saturday, June 14: Volunteers and Donations Needed!

iam282 mural

Please join the entire PS/MS 282 community this Saturday, June 14, for the ribbon cutting and celebration of our gorgeous new mural on the front of our school. The event is from 12-3PM; the ribbon cutting ceremony is from 1:00-1:30PM. This will be a great day to thank all the organizations and volunteers involved in bringing the mural to life. There will be a DJ, food, and games (free or low cost).

To make it happen we are looking for the following:

  • Food/snack/drink donations. (Non-perishable items may be dropped off at 282 starting tomorrow; other items can be dropped off or delivered as early at 9AM on Saturday.)
  • Face painters
  • Volunteers to assist with activity stations
  • Volunteers to set up starting at 10:30AM
  • Volunteers to clean up starting at 2PM

If you can help, please contact 282 Community Coordinator Jessica Collins JCollins12@schools.nyc.gov or 347.564.4274.

Thanks – we hope to see you there!



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Celebrate School Spirit Week at 282!

Have some fun celebrating school spirit week at 282!

Tuesday 6/10: “Bee Yourself Day” – wear something yellow!

Wednesday 6/11: “Let Your Spirit Soar Day” – wear something wacky and tacky!

Thursday 6/12: “Wild About Our School Day” – wear a crazy hat or come with crazy hair!

Friday 6/13: “Fun-Tastic Feet Day” – wear wild socks and/or shoes!

Will crazy hair John crazy hairMaya wig

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Green Zone Herb Festival: Friday, June 6, 2:50 PM

Please join us for the 4th Annual Green Zone Herb Festival!

It will take place this Friday, June 6, at pick up time, 2:50, in the front courtyard of the school. (In case of rain, it will take place in the gym.)

Enjoy samples of delicious food made with herbs from our very own garden, grown by our very own students.

This is always a fun event – come enjoy it with us this year!

herb festival

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Join Us! The Park Slope School PS/MS 282 “I AM 282″ Mural Ribbon Cutting on June 14th, 12 – 3pm

Join the entire PS/MS 282 Community on Saturday, June 14th for the ribbon cutting and celebration of our new giant mural on the front of our school. The event is from 12 to 3pm; the ribbon cutting ceremony is from 1pm to 1:30pm.

And THANK YOU to our friends from 2020 Vision For Schools, The Brooklyn Christian Tabernacle, Citigroup, Coach Foundation, and Alegria Arts for helping this happen. A special thank you to all of the 282 families, parents, students, teachers, administrators, along with volunteers from the local Brooklyn community, who have lent their time on Saturdays to create and paint!

(And later that evening, don’t forget to join the 282 community at the Brooklyn Cyclones home opener!)

PS/MS 282 Mural Flyer

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Join us for the 2nd Annual 282 Cyclones game- June 14th 2014


Join us for the 2nd annual 282 Cyclones Game! This year it is the Home Opener against their arch rivals, the Staten Island Yankees.

Game date:    June 14th, 2014 –  Opening Day vs. the Staten Island Yankees

Start time:      6:00PM; gates open at 4:30 PM

Benefit includes:

-A Brooklyn Cyclones Baseball cap for every group member. Valued at $18.00

-This year children and parents are invited to take part in our Pre-game School Spirit Parade around the field! Children and parents will line up at the bottom of SEC. 24 at 5:15PM

-Post-game Fireworks

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Second Annual Gala: Saturday, May 17th, 7-10PM, at Roulette

gala image

This Saturday, May 17th at Roulette, located at 509 Atlantic Avenue (corner of 3rd), the community of 282 will be having a party to have fun while at the same raise money for our beloved school. Full details on the flyer below.*

It will only be a success if we all help. Everyone is asked to bring their favorite dish and spirits to share with everyone. If you’ve ever been to a 282 event, you know that our parents can cook! Kimtoya Williams will be the contact person for the food: kimtoya@yahoo.com 367.645.3684

To purchase tickets, click any “Donate” button on the right sidebar of the PTO website, and type “Gala tickets” in the special instructions field.

Masks/costumes are 100% optional.

Please support your children’s school!

Gala Flyer

*If anyone needs a discount, please contact Kathleen Wolf @917.676.4790…we want you there!


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The annual Parents vs Staff basketball game is Thursday, May 15th at 6pm in the gym.

The PTO will be taking care of concessions and we need donations of items to sell – food, drinks, and snacks. If you can make a contribution and/or willing to help out at the tables, please contact Andrew Marshall , Celeste Spicer, or Kathleen Wolf. All  proceeds go to 8th grade graduation activities and auditorium upgrades.

Please forward to all supporters of PS/MS 282.


Andrew Marshall


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