Spelling Bee Winners

Way to go to all of our Prospect School Spelling Bee participants!  We had 22 students participate in the virtual competition. Congratulations to the top 5 winners:

1st place – Trifon Reed

2nd place – Riyan Thukral

3rd place – Caelyn Xiang

4th place – Arjun Kaushal-Goel

5th place – Nayan Rao

Trifon and Riyan …

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Season of Science: Yuck Show- Save the date

The science committee is excited to offer a virtual family science night experience for all Prospect students!  Save the date for Thursday, February 4th at 6:30pm for the Yuck Show. Students will engage in an interactive science assembly by watching and following along with experiments.  Check out these video trailers of the Yuck Show:

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Community Speaker Series presents Madeline Levine on Wednesday, February 10th

Presented by The Community Speaker Series, D181 and D86

Madeline Levine, Ph.D.: Preparing Our Kids to Thrive in an Uncertain and Rapidly Changing World

In the wake of uncertainty and rapid change, many adults are doubling down on the pressure-filled parenting style that pushed children to excel. Dr. Levine identifies the skills that children …

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Prospect Prides

Many thanks to Padmini Kaushal for re-imagining a virtual spelling bee and to parent volunteers Christine Terborg and Leela Rao (a parent from the Lane School)  for assisting on Zoom. 

A Note From The Principal

For information on Mindful Mondays, safety reminders regarding Prospect ponds, the MAP testing schedule, and more, please review Mrs. Cummings Smore

Spelling Bee Tomorrow – Volunteers Needed!

For all Prospect spellers registered for the Spelling Bee, it will be held on Monday, Jan 11, 2021 @  4pm via Zoom. We will forward you the zoom link no later than 8am Monday morning.

  • Since the spelling bee will be held on Zoom, all of the spellers will be asked to …

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Nominating Committee – URGENT NEED!

Please consider signing up to be on the Nominating Committee. In order to continue our offerings to the school as a PTO, we need to have volunteers representing every grade level involved in this very important process. There is currently only one volunteer signed up!! This is a minimal one time committee lasting a few …

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One Book One School

The dragons are coming! On Friday, the oldest Prospect student from each family will receive a copy of the book “Dragons in a Bag” by Zetta Elliot and a variety of fun dragon crafts . Elliott is an advocate for greater diversity and equity in publishing. A longtime resident of Brooklyn, she currently lives in …

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January PTO Meeting Sign-Up

The next PTO meeting will be on January 12th at 2:00 via zoom.   Sign up here to be sent a zoom link prior to the meeting.

D181 Foundation Webinar: Writing Advice from Authors Ben & Tonya Mezrich

The program “A Visit with Writing Couple Ben & Tonya Mezrich,” presented by D181 Foundation, will feature a conversation and Q&A with this duo in a webinar at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 14. Register here. The Mezriches will be interviewed by a team of D181 students, including, Fiona Duffy Schimpf (5th grade Mrs …

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