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John J. Pershing I.S. 220
4812 9th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11220
"Building a foundation for success, one student at a time"
Loretta M. Witek, Principal
Telephone (718) 633-8200                                                                                                                                                        Fax (718) 871-7466

John J. Pershing's  instructional focus is to engage students in high quality discussions exemplified by responding to and extending each other’s thinking and crafting questions to help each other deepen and elaborate upon their thinking.  

6th Grade
Assistant Principal - Ms. Diaz
Guidance Counselor - Ms. Blasi
SIT - Ms. Galli

7th Grade
Assistant Principal - Dr. Melucci Ed.D
Guidance Counselor - Ms. Gonzalez
SIT - Ms. Parker

 8th Grade
Assistant Principal - Ms. Bolognino
Guidance Counselor - Ms. Delince
SIT - Ms. Baldassano

We are an awesome "A" school

Winter Concert   Concierto de invierno   冬季音乐会

Winter Concert 12 17 14

Ugly Sweater Contest 2014

Ugly Sweater Contest 2014

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John J. Pershing I.S. 220 is participating in Box Tops for Education. Please send your clipped boxtops to Ms. Jasinski in room 211. For more information on the program and to see our school's earnings this year visit Box Tops for Education website. List of participating products.       

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  • MyOn Reading Contest Winners We are pleased to announce that our school John J. Pershing had eight winners of the MyOn reading contest.  These students worked hard and also had lots of fun reading e-books over the summer.   One 7th Grade student, Kang Xing Y from class 718 read over 266 books and was the grand prize winner in over 100 middle schools.  We are very proud of these students, parents and teachers!!!  Please join us in celebrating this accomplishment!!!  Other students that did exceptional and won prizes were:  Wen Tian S (71D) and Jia Jun L, Xin Yu, Lizandro C, Jenny Z. (726), Zu Xiu (826), and Xin Min (716). 
    Posted Dec 19, 2014, 11:54 AM by Sylwia Jasinski
  • Toys Fundraiser by Community Service Students The community service students of IS 220 collected and wrapped over 150 toys for children who are ill at The Brooklyn Hospital Center during the month of December.
    Posted Dec 19, 2014, 11:04 AM by Sylwia Jasinski
  • CHANCELLOR ANNOUNCES THIRD-ANNUAL BIG APPLE AWARDS TO RECOGNIZE TEACHER EXCELLENCE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 11, 2014 N-22, 2014-15     CHANCELLOR ANNOUNCES THIRD-ANNUAL BIG APPLE AWARDS TO RECOGNIZE TEACHER EXCELLENCE   NEW YORK – Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña today announced the third-annual Big Apple Awards: Recognizing Teacher Excellence in New York City, overseen by the Department of Education in partnership with the Fund for Public Schools. The Big Apple Awards celebrate educators across the City and honor teachers who inspire students, model great teaching, and enrich their school communities.   An open, citywide call for nominations for the Big Apple Awards begins today and will continue through January 19, 2015. Students, families, educators, and community members can nominate a standout teacher in their life by visiting the Big Apple Awards website ...
    Posted Dec 19, 2014, 11:00 AM by Sylwia Jasinski
  • Parent Association Meeting & Winter Concert Parent Association Meeting & Winter ConcertWednesday, December 17, 2014 9:00 a.m. Auditorium The following classes will perform: 717, 720, 728, 731,815, 819, 822, Select students from: 71B, 712, 718, 722, 81A, 820 & IS 220 Band Reunión de Asociación de los Padres Y Concierto de invierno Miércoles, 17 de Diciembre del 2014 9 a.m. Auditorio Presentado por las siguientes clases: 717, 720, 728, 731, 815, 819, 822, Y los siguientes estudiantes de: 71B, 712, 718, 722, 81A, 820 & La Banda Musical de la escuela家長連誼會 冬季音乐会 星期三 12月17日 2014 上午9:00 大禮堂 以下班級将表演: 717, 720, 728, 731, 815, 819, 822, 从以下班級筛选: 71B, 712, 718, 722 ...
    Posted Dec 12, 2014, 11:44 AM by Sylwia Jasinski
  • FREE Citizenship Information Workshop 12/9/14 FREE Workshop“How to apply for U.S. Citizenship” John J. Pershing I.S. 220 • 4812 9th AvenueTuesday, December 9, 20149 a.m.  call 718-633-8200     or visit    http://pershing220.orgTaller GRATIS “Cómo aplicar para la Ciudadanía E.U.” John J. Pershing I.S. 220 • 4812 9th Avenue Martes, 9 de diciembre del 2014 9 a.m.  llame 718-633-8200     o visite    http://pershing220.org免费讲座 “如何申请美国公民身份” John J. Pershing I.S. 220 • 4812 9th Avenue周二2014年12月9日上午9:00 电话718-633-8200    或登入http://pershing220.org
    Posted Dec 4, 2014, 11:15 AM by Sylwia Jasinski
  • Read for the Record             On October 21st, 2014, millions of students around the United States participated in national “Read for the Record” day. “Read for the Record” is an international celebration that promotes literacy and emphasizes the importance of early childhood education. For the second year in a row, nine eighth graders from John J. Pershing (IS220), accompanied by ELA Special Education teacher Mr. Dane Johnsen, went to local elementary school PS160 to promote the program. Each Pershing student brought a copy of The Pearson Group’s “Bunny Cakes (Max and Ruby)”, an uplifting story about a young bunny who bakes a cake for his grandmother. The group was welcomed into ten kindergarten classes to read “Bunny Cakes” to the enthusiastic youngsters. The ...
    Posted Dec 3, 2014, 11:53 AM by Sylwia Jasinski
  • IS 220 December Calendar / Newsletter December Breakfast MenuDecember Lunch MenuDecember 1, Monday – HS applications are past dueDecember 1, Monday - Sunset Park Library/Affordable Housing Proposal Forum 6:30 pm Sunset Park Rec Center s 7 Avenue btw. 43 & 44 StreetsDecember 2, Tuesday - Broadway Jr. Info Meeting s  2:20 pm s AuditoriumDecember 3, Wednesday - Broadway Jr. Auditions s 2:20 - 3:50 pm s AuditoriumDecember 3, Wednesday – School Leadership Team Meeting s 2:30 pmDecember 3, Wednesday – Community Education Council Meeting s 7:00 pm PS264 s  371 89 Street BrooklynDecember 4, Thursday - Broadway Jr. Auditions s 2:20 - 3:50 pm s AuditoriumDecember 5, Friday – 8 Grade Animal ...
    Posted Nov 26, 2014, 7:12 AM by Sylwia Jasinski
  • Broadway Jr. Auditions
    Posted Nov 25, 2014, 12:01 PM by Sylwia Jasinski
  • John J. Pershing I.S. 220 Canned Food Drive a HUGE SUCCESS! John J. Pershing I.S. 220 Canned Food Drive a HUGE SUCCESS!Thank you to all the students and their families for donating and helping to make our canned food drive a success. Together we were able to collect 1587 canned food items that will help many families in need during this holiday season. Congratulations to current 8th Grade for bringing the most food items 3 years in a row. This year they brought 805 cans, followed by 7th Grade - 553 and 6th Grade 229.Thank you again for all of your dedication and hard work. Special thanks to our teachers - Ms. Regalbuto and Ms. Awad for organizing the food drive.Photo GalleryAs of 11/24 ...
    Posted Nov 25, 2014, 7:08 AM by Sylwia Jasinski
  • Student E-mail Accounts Dear Parents,This year every student in grades 6-8 will be actively using a Google Apps account for classwork.  These accounts are established and controlled by John J. Pershing. We will be using these accounts for a number of curriculum specific reasons including but not limited to:·  promoting digital literacy, including teaching students how to create and publish work with Google Docs.·  fostering collaboration among students and staff with writing across different mediums for broad audiences.·  preparing students for college and career, thereby supporting them for the world beyond our school.In the near future, your child will be given their user name and password on a label.  This label can be found on the inside of their ELA ...
    Posted Nov 21, 2014, 8:27 AM by Sylwia Jasinski
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Community Events

  • CCELL Meeting January 6, 2015
    Posted Dec 19, 2014, 11:07 AM by Sylwia Jasinski
  • Exhibit Frate Francesco at Brooklyn Borough Hall
    Posted Dec 19, 2014, 7:20 AM by Sylwia Jasinski
  • Christmas Gift Giveaway Event
    Posted Dec 11, 2014, 9:41 AM by Sylwia Jasinski
  • Workshop Series on Autism Spectrum Disorders Workshop Series on Autism Spectrum Disorders   We wanted to share with you information about an upcoming free workshop series hosted by the NYC Department of Education, in collaboration with ...
    Posted Dec 8, 2014, 8:26 AM by Sylwia Jasinski
  • 2014 Middle School Parent Conference Dec 6 2014 The 2014 Middle School Parent Conference Saturday, December 6th  ● Tweed Courthouse  ● 52 Chambers St ●  New York, NY 10007 REGISTER TODAY! Remarks by Commissioner Bill Chong, Department of Youth and Community ...
    Posted Dec 8, 2014, 8:23 AM by Sylwia Jasinski
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