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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

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I.S. 220 Staff participated in 7th Grade Water Challenge

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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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  • The 6th Grade Gets An Author Visit! The 6th Grade Gets An Author Visit! Sixth grade students at John J. Pershing were given an exciting opportunity to meet New York Times bestselling author, Jennifer Holland. Her latest book, in her Unlikely series entitled, Unlikely Heroes is a popular book among students. They were very excited to meet Ms. Holland, as well as hear about her exciting real life adventures with animals and nature. Ms. Holland not only writes her own books, but also researches for National Geographic. Her stories about amazing animal encounters allowed students to see firsthand how the subjects of science and language arts can be combined to create a published writing piece. Furthermore, having students become enthusiastic about reading, specifically a nonfiction text ...
    Posted Mar 27, 2015, 10:28 AM by Sylwia Jasinski
  • Parent Workshop on High School Admission Process for 7 Grade Parents  WHO: Quién:  參加者 All 7 Grade Parents are Invited to attend:  Invitamos a los Padres de Estudiantes de 7 Grado全部七年級家長皆為受邀者  WHAT: Que:主題 Parent Workshop on High School Admission Process Taller de padre sobre proceso de las admisiones de escuela Superior升高中班家長講座  WHEN: Cuando:  時間 Thursday, March 26, 2015 @ 9:00 a.m. Jueves,  26 de marzo del 2015 @ 9:00星期四 2015326日 上午9 WHERE: Donde:  地點 I.S. 220 Auditorium Auditorio de I.S. 220220 中學学校礼堂  WHY: PORQUÉ:原因   To learn about High School Application and Admission Process Para aprender como llenar la aplicación para escuela Superior  學習有關高中申請及登記過程
    Posted Mar 23, 2015, 10:27 AM by Sylwia Jasinski
  • Picture Day Tuesday, March 24th is picture day! Any 6th or 7th grader interested in purchasing a picture package must fill out the order envelope completely, and enclose the exact amount of your order in the envelope provided. (Change cannot be given). Bring the order envelope and payment the day of picture day! Your homeroom teacher will not collect any money.   Any 8th grader who was absent for the graduation photos on February 9th, must take a photo on Tuesday for the yearbook. If you are interested in a retake, please bring your original package to Ms. Camelliti in room 303 before Tuesday. 
    Posted Mar 19, 2015, 11:53 AM by Sylwia Jasinski
  • Parent Association Meeting & PARENT WORKSHOP Parent Association Meeting ****PARENT WORKSHOP**** “Information session about your child’s upcoming ELA and Math exam, and how to prepare for it” Thursday, March 19, 2015  9:00 a.m.Reunión de Asociación de Padres Y ****Taller para los Padres**** Sesión de información sobre el exámenes de Ingles y matemáticas de su hijo(a) y como prepararse para el examen”   Jueves, 19 del Marzo, de 2015 9:00 a.m.家長連誼會  ****家長講座**** 關於您的孩子即將參加的英文和數學考試﹐怎樣為此作準備   (星期四) 3月 19日 2015 上午 9:00
    Posted Mar 19, 2015, 3:58 AM by Sylwia Jasinski
  • 7th Grade Water Challenge! 7th Grade Water Challenge! 7th grade students at John J. Pershing who are reading A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park are participating in The Water Challenge.  The premise of this nonfiction novel is the lack of clean drinking water in the South Sudan.  Students are helping to raise funds to build a clean water drinking well in the areas of the South Sudan that are stricken by a lack of natural resources.  If enough money is raised, the name of our school will be engraved on that water well. Students are able to participate in one of two ways.  First, students can simply donate any amount of coins/change into a gallon water container.  Second ...
    Posted Mar 13, 2015, 11:55 AM by Sylwia Jasinski
  • 6th & 7th Grade Picture Day March, 2015Dear Students, Parents, and Guardians,  Picture day has arrived! Picture day for all 6th and 7th grade students will take place on Tuesday, March 24, 2015,in the auditorium. If you are interested in purchasing a picture package please review the instructions below. Picture Day Instructions:·  Pick out your package/packages. You may include add-ons. (See Photo Order Form).·  Fill out the order envelope completely! ·  Enclose the exact amount of your order in the envelope provided. (Change cannot be given).·  Cash or money orders only made payable to I.S. 220.  Personal checks will not be accepted. ·  Bring the order envelope and payment the day of picture day! Your homeroom teacher will not collect any ...
    Posted Mar 11, 2015, 10:28 AM by Sylwia Jasinski
  • High School Round 2 Fair High School Round 2 FairAll eighth and first-time ninth grade New York City residents are eligible to submit a Round 2 application this March. The Round 2 Fair allows interested students to get to know schools and programs with availability in Round 2. Continue reading for Round 2 Fair information, including tips on navigating the fair and frequently asked questions about Round 2.When: 11am - 2pm on Saturday, March 14, 2015 and Sunday, March 15, 2015Where: Martin Luther King Jr. Educational Campus, 122 Amsterdam Avenue, New York NY 10023 (map)Navigating the Round 2 FairReview the Round 2 Program List see what programs you are eligible for. Pay attention to the grade level, admissions method, and ...
    Posted Mar 9, 2015, 8:38 AM by Sylwia Jasinski
  • Bake Sale during Parent-Teacher Conferences 3-12-15 On Thursday, March 12, 2015 during the afternoon and evening parent teacher conferences the community service team at our school will be holding a Bake Sale. The funds received from the Bake Sale will be donated to Relay for Life an organization in which we have been working with for the past three years. The organization raises money for cancer awareness, more information can be found at www.relayforlife.org. Look up our school team: Pershing Pride! Thank you for all of your support.
    Posted Mar 9, 2015, 7:13 AM by Sylwia Jasinski
  • Parent Workshop to explore the 7th Grade Core Curriculum Dear Parent\Guardian: On Tuesday, March 10, 2015 we would like to invite you to come to school for a parent workshop to explore the 7th Grade Core Curriculum.  Our teachers will demonstrate how your child is engaged in common core aligned curriculum across the content areas.  Join us from 2:30pm to 3:25 pm for a chance to learn more about your child’s experience in the Pershing classroom!   Datacation                                      room 213 Grade 7 Art                                     room 207 Grade 7 Music                                 auditorium Grade 7 ELA                                    room  311 Grade 7 Social Studies                     room  209 Grade 7 Math                                  room 401 Grade 7 Science                               room  508 Grade 7 ESL                                     room  512 Grade 7 Health                                room 410 Physical Education                           3rd floor gym ...
    Posted Mar 3, 2015, 11:54 AM by Sylwia Jasinski
  • Parent Teacher Conferences PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCES WILL BE HELD: Thursday, March 12, 2015 afternoon from 12:30pm to 2:30pm evening from 4:30pm to 7:30pm  Preparing for Parent-Teacher Conferences ·       Log-on to www.pupilpath.com (Login information available from Parent Coordinator) ·        Suggested Questions for Families to Ask During Parent-Teacher Conferences o What is my child expected to learn, know and do at this grade level? How will it be assessed? o What are the big projects my child will be doing in your class this year? Throughout the year, how will I know if my child is meeting grade level expectations? o What does my child do well and what does he or she struggle with? Can you give ...
    Posted Mar 3, 2015, 10:19 AM by Sylwia Jasinski
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Community Events

  • A CONVERSATION WITH MOTOKO RICH A CONVERSATION WITHMOTOKO RICHNew York Times National Pre K-12 Education ReporterNANCY L. ZIMPHER and JEFF EDMONDSONNational Education Experts and Co-Authors ofStriving Together: Early ...
    Posted Mar 27, 2015, 12:09 PM by Sylwia Jasinski
  • IDNYC new enrollment locations Dear Community Leaders - IDNYC is proud to launch three new enrollment locations in Sunset Park Brooklyn, Coney Island and the Bronx. They will all be launching April 13th and you ...
    Posted Mar 27, 2015, 10:49 AM by Sylwia Jasinski
  • The CEC Candidate Forum for District 20 is Thursday, April 2nd at 6:00pm The CEC Candidate Forum for District 20 is Thursday, April 2nd at 6:00pm  We need you to encourage your PA/PTA executive members ( Secretary, President and Treasurer) to ...
    Posted Mar 27, 2015, 10:16 AM by Sylwia Jasinski
  • CITYWIDE COUNCIL ON ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS CITYWIDE COUNCIL ON ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS Calendar and Business MeetingTuesday, April 14, 2015 Time: 6:00pm to 8:00pm Location: The Tweed Courthouse 52 Chambers Street 3fl Conf. Room ...
    Posted Mar 25, 2015, 5:42 AM by Sylwia Jasinski
  • Fort Hamilton will host West Point Day at Fort Hamilton to showcase USMA to NYC. Fort Hamilton will host West Point Day at Fort Hamilton to showcase USMA to NYC.       West Point Day will be held on Saturday, 18 April 2015 from 8 am-1PM ...
    Posted Mar 23, 2015, 3:55 AM by Sylwia Jasinski
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