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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"
Mr. Sheldon Dempster, Principal, I.A.
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. Reinhardt  

7th Grade

Assistant Principal - Dr. Melucci,Ed.D
   Guidance Counselor - Ms.Gonzalez
   SIT -   Ms. Broker and Ms. Reinhardt
8th Grade

Assistant Principal - Ms. Bolognino
Guidance Counselor Ms. Delince
SIT - Ms. Broker

Parent Coordinator - Ms.Musler  
Email - smusler@schools.nyc.gov 
718-633-8200 ext.2115

Translations (click on the link):       Chinese       Spanish              

Parent Teacher Conference 

Thursday, November 30th, 2017

Afternoon Hours: 12:30 P.M.- 2:30 P.M. -  Evening Hours: 4:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.   

2018- NYS Exam Schedule 

Grades 3–8 NYS English Language Arts

Wednesday, April 11 – Thursday, April 12

Grades 3–8 NYS Mathematics

Tuesday, May 1 – Wednesday, May 2

NYSESLAT (Speaking only)

Monday, April 9 – Friday, May 18 (Testing Window)

NYSESLAT 3 Sessions (Listening, Reading & Writing)

Wednesday, May 9, Thursday, May 10, Friday, May 11

Chinese Reading Test (616, 716, 816)

Monday, May 14th (morning)

8th Grade NYS Science Performance

Wednesday, May 23 – Friday, June 1 (testing window)

8th Grade NYS Science Written

Monday, June 4th

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"Lost & Found" is located in room 211

Natural Disaster Fundraiser 

The community service students hosted a Natural Disaster Fundraiser in which items were brought in to donate to Puerto Rico and Mexico. With the help of the students and staff over 100 items were donated. 

Natural Disaster Fundraiser

Pershing's First Debate Team Brings Home TWO Wins!

On Saturday, November 4th Pershing's very first Debate Team traveled to Manhattan to compete in their first tournament.  Coached by Mr. Bashover and Mr. Herr, the students surprised everyone by winning two debates!  The students are feeling confident with their early victories, but they are eager to improve their skills.  Go Pershing!

First Debate

Spooky Science STEM Night 

Spooky Science STEM Night

Halloween School Dance 

Pershing's Halloween School Dance


AVID Classes Visit the MET!           

AVID Classes 728 and 628 visited the Metropolitan Museum of Art to engage in lively, inquiry-based conversations that strengthen curriculum connections and encourage important skills like critical thinking and evidence-based reasoning.  These students are certainly college bound!

AVID at the MET

AVID Bake Sale for Hurricane Relief

AVID Classes 728 and 628 held a two day bake sale to raise money for those affected by Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma.  The Pershing AVID Team adopted Calallen High School in Corpus Christi Texas and will donate half of the money raised to them so that they can replenish their lost school supplies.  The other half of the proceeds will be donated to Habitat for Humanity  to help those affected by Hurricane Irma to rebuild their homes in Florida.

Avid Bake Sale

"Blue Shirt Day"

World Day of Bullying Prevention. Pershing is a "Bully Free Zone"

Blue Shirt Day

iReady Login Information

Below is the link to go on iReady for math:


 Students should go on for at least 30 mins per day.

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  • 2018- NYS Exam Schedule NEW! Grades 3–8 NYS English Language Arts Change to TWO DAYS! Wednesday, April 11 – Thursday, April 12  Grades 3–8 NYS MathematicsChange to TWO DAYS! Tuesday, May 1 – Wednesday, May 2NYSESLAT (Speaking only)Monday, April 9 – Friday, May 18 (Testing Window)NYSESLAT 3 Sessions (Listening, Reading & Writing)Wednesday, May 9, Thursday, May 10, Friday, May 11Chinese Reading Test (616, 716, 816)Monday, May 14th (morning) 8th Grade NYS Science Performance Wednesday, May 23 – Friday, June 1 (testing window)8th Grade NYS Science Written Monday, June 4th
    Posted Nov 6, 2017, 8:36 AM by Shana Musler
  • November 2017 Thursday, November 2nd –  AVID Trip to Hunter College -  Class 628 Sunday, November 5th –     Day Light Savings Tuesday, November 7th –    Election Day –Students Not in Attendance Wednesday, November 8th- School Leadership Team  Meeting @ 2:30 Thursday, November 9th –   End of Marking Period 1 Friday, November 10th –      Veterans Day Week of November 13th –    Book Fair All Grades! Tuesday, November 14th –  Town Hall Safety Meeting @3:00 (Parents Welcome) Wednesday, November 15th  - PA/ Workshop @9:30                                          “Assertive Discipline Practice for Parent Use” Thursday, November 16th – 6th Grade Trip to Medieval Times   Monday, November 20th-    7th Grade Trip to Aviator Sports Tuesday, November 21st -   Report Cards Distributed to Students Tuesday ...
    Posted Oct 30, 2017, 10:38 AM by Shana Musler
  • October Calendar 2017 Monday, October 2nd – Wear Blue *Anti-Bully Day Thursday, October 5th-  Parent Association Meeting&  Workshop @ 9:00am-10:00am                                       “High School Information” Monday, October 9th -    Columbus Day -  School Closed Tuesday, October 10th - Safety Town Hall Meeting @ 3:00pm (parents welcome) Wednesday, October 11th- D20 Community Education Council Meeting *7pmWednesday, October 11th - School Leadership Team Meeting @ 2:30-4:30      Saturday, October 14th - Brooklyn Borough High School Fair @11:00am -3:00pm                & Sunday, October 15-     Edward R. Murrow High School 1600 Avenue L, Brooklyn, NY 11230 Thursday, October 19th-  Cyber Bullying Assembly  for All Grades Tuesday, October 24th-    5th Grade Open House @ 5:30pm Thursday, October 26th ...
    Posted Sep 29, 2017, 5:59 AM by Shana Musler
  • Summer Reading for 6th, 7th, & 8th Graders
    Posted Jun 29, 2017, 11:42 AM by Shana Musler
  • June Calendar Thursday, June 1- Town Hall safety Meeting @ 10:30- “ Parents Welcome” Thursday, June 1- Parent Association Meeting/ Workshop @9:30-10:30                                                     “Health Awareness”Friday, June 2- Architecture Fair – Library Monday, June 5- 8th Grade Science Written Exam Tuesday, June 6- Parent Workshop @ 2:20-3:20- “Job Hunting” Tuesday, June 6 – 8th Grade Award Ceremony @ 9:00    Wednesday, June 7- 6th Grade Trip to the Aquarium Wednesday, June 7- Trip to MSG Class 711 801 & 817 Thursday, June 8- No School for Students Friday, June 9- Festival of the  Arts Monday, June 12- No School for Students Tuesday, June 13- 8th Grade Algebra Regents Tuesday, June 13- Parent Workshop @ 2:20-3:20 “ Bullying Prevention ...
    Posted Jun 1, 2017, 5:25 AM by Shana Musler
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