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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

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New York State ELA Exam will be administered on April 14, 15 &16

New York State Math Exams will be administered on April 22, 23 & 24

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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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  • We are on the Voting Ballot for District 38 Participatory Budget. Hello Parents, Great News for John J. Pershing I.S. 220!  We are on the Voting Ballot for District 38 Participatory Budget.I.S. 220 Principal Mrs. Witek and Ms. Bolognino A. P. reached out to our Council Member Carlos Menchaca with the proposal to help rewire our school building for air conditioners in the classrooms, cafeteria and auditorium. As you may know the building gets very hot in June and our students, staff and parents deserve and need the best accommodations in order to excel. Mr. Menchaca was very sympathetic to our needs and added our school to his list of future projects. In order for this to happen, John J. Pershing needs YOUR HELP! Our school is on ...
    Posted Apr 1, 2015, 5:52 AM by Sylwia Jasinski
  • IS 220 Calendar of Events & Newsletter - April 2015 Wednesday, April 1 - School Leadership Team Meeting · 2:30 p.m. Thursday, April 2 - ARISTA Induction Ceremony - 9 a.m. Thursday, April 2 - Last day of Marking Period 3 Thursday, April 2 - School Surveys Due - Friday - Friday April 3 -10 - Spring Recess – school closed  Escuela Cerrada   學校關閉 Tuesday, April 14 – NYS ELA Exam, Grade 6, 7 & 8 Wednesday, April 15 – NYS ELA Exam, Grade 6, 7 & 8 Wednesday, April 15 – CEC 20 Meeting · 7 pm www.CEC20.org Thursday, April 16 – NYS ELA Exam, Grade 6, 7 & 8 Thursday, April 16 – Safety Meeting Pd.1 Friday, April 11 – 8th Grade Spirit Day - Culture Day Wednesday, April 22 – NYS Math Exam, Grade 6, 7 & 8 Wednesday, April ...
    Posted Mar 31, 2015, 10:18 AM by Sylwia Jasinski
  • 7th Graders Participate in Model United Nations 7th Graders Participate in Model United Nations        Grade 7 students from John J. Pershing participated in the 2015 Model UN Conference with their advisor Ms. Rossnagel held at the Grand Hyatt in New York City, March 26th, 27th and 28th. This program was implemented at the school in association with Global Classrooms Model United Nations. Global Classrooms is an innovative educational program that engages middle school and high school students in an exploration of current world issues through interactive simulations and curricular materials. Global Classrooms cultivates literacy, life skills and the attitudes necessary for active citizenship.        Pershing’s “ambassadors” mingled with other middle school students from 15 different states and 12 different countries! They worked in cooperative groups to ...
    Posted Mar 31, 2015, 10:04 AM by Sylwia Jasinski
  • 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
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Community Events

  • Community Health Fair April 18, 2015 NYS Assembly Assistant Speaker Felix Ortiz will host a Community Health Fair on Saturday, April 18 at the Sunset Park Recreation Center at 7th Avenue and 43rd Street. There will ...
    Posted Apr 16, 2015, 3:50 AM by Sylwia Jasinski
  • Spring Electronics Recycling Events Spring Electronics Recycling EventsAs of April 1st, New Yorkers will receive a $100 fine for placing electronic waste at the curb. The New York City Department of Sanitation and ...
    Posted Mar 30, 2015, 8:06 AM by Sylwia Jasinski
  • Keep up with the happenings in Sunset Park by Rachel Carmean Keep up with the happenings in Sunset Park. View this email in your browserBy: Rachel Carmean Brown Harris Stevens Brooklyn, LLC917.742.3087 April 2015, Vol. 1, Issue ...
    Posted Mar 30, 2015, 6:14 AM by Sylwia Jasinski
  • PARTICIPATORY BUDGETING Project Expos and VOTE WEEK: APRIL 11TH– 19TH              PB PROJECT EXPOS:                                          Thursday, April 2 @ 6:00PMMS 88- 544 7th Ave, Cafeteria Sunday, April 12th @ 2PM Sunset Park High School - 153 35th Street                             Wednesday, April 15th @ 6:00PM ...
    Posted Apr 1, 2015, 5:40 AM by Sylwia Jasinski
  • Summer Youth Employment Program SUMMER YOUTH EMPLOYMENTThe Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) provides New York City youth between the ages of 14 and 24 with paid summer employment for up to six weeks ...
    Posted Mar 30, 2015, 5:24 AM by Sylwia Jasinski
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