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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. Bolognino
Guidance Counselor - Ms. Delince
SIT - Ms. Baldassano
7th Grade

Assistant Principal - Ms. Diaz 
Guidance Counselor - Ms. Blasi 
SIT - Ms. Broker
8th Grade

Assistant Principal - Dr. Melucci, Ed.D
Guidance Counselor - Ms. Gonzalez 
SIT - Ms. Parker

We are an awesome "A" school

8th Graders Play Against Staff in Fierce Soccer Game!

8th Grade vs Staff Soccer Game 2015

6th Grade Meet and Greet October 15th

8th Grade Picnic October 19th

Open House October 28th 5-7pm

Book Fair October 26-30th

Picture Day
8th grade December 14th
6th and 7th December 15th

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  • High School Admissions Workshop 2015
    Posted Sep 2, 2015, 5:48 AM by Konstantin Manevich
  • School Supply List for 2015 2016 school year Dear Parents and Students,   I.S. 220 is recommending that you purchase the following materials and have them available at home for students to use during school year.     In addition to specific supplies for each subject area all students should have the following: 2 packs Pens with black or blue ink 2 packs #2 pencils Post-its Highlighters Pencil sharpener 3 packs of loose leaf paper The Language Arts Department 1 marble notebook 2 inch binder                                                                                                                                                                       2 pocket folders 300 index cards 300 post-its 1 box of pens for classroom   Math Department 1 ½ inch light weight binder Graph paper Ruler 1 box of pencils for classroom   Science Department 2 marble notebooks 1pk color pencils 2 pocket folders 1 roll ...
    Posted Jul 22, 2015, 6:18 AM by Sylwia Jasinski
  • Chancellor Fariña’s End-of-Year Message Dear Families,What an amazing school year! Your children have worked hard and accomplished a lot, and I want to thank you for the joy they have brought to our classrooms. I also want to thank you for being involved in your children’s education; you are essential partners in improving our schools and building stronger communities. As the academic year comes to a close, I want to highlight a few ways we have strengthened our partnerships with you:Improved Family Outreach. This spring, we announced plans to hire 40 Family Support Coordinators (FSCs), one in each district, to strengthen family engagement. The FSCs will become your single point of contact for issues that cannot be resolved at the school ...
    Posted Jun 29, 2015, 11:29 AM by Sylwia Jasinski
  • Welcome new 6th Grade
    Posted Jun 29, 2015, 6:24 AM by Sylwia Jasinski
  • Summer Homework for incoming 6th Grade Students
    Posted Jun 29, 2015, 6:03 AM by Sylwia Jasinski
  • Class 720 Performs Scenes from the To Kill A Mockingbird Screenplay Class 720 Performs Scenes from the To Kill A Mockingbird Screenplay Class 720 did not want to just read the To Kill A Mockingbird screenplay by Harper Foote, they wanted to bring it to life and perform it! With the guidance of their ELA teacher, Ms. Cara Refano, they practiced for days and memorized the lines of their famous characters including, Atticus, Jem and Scout. They performed scenes that they believed were significant or memorable. Their first performance was for Ms. Greenberg in the library. They did an encore for Ms. Witek and Dr. Melucci the next week. All of the adults were shocked at the students’ ability to not only memorize the lines, but their ability to act out ...
    Posted Jun 25, 2015, 7:19 AM by Sylwia Jasinski
  • Public School Press June 2015
    Posted Jun 25, 2015, 6:24 AM by Sylwia Jasinski
  • High School Admissions Workshops Workshop 1: Introduction to High School Admissions• Understand how to find NYC high schools that fit your needs. • Become familiar with the High School Directory.• Get important tips on developing your high school application.BOROUGHSCHOOLDATE & TIMEBrooklyn  Prospect Heights Educational Campus883 Classon Avenue, 11225Tuesday, July 146:30 PMQueensQueens College (Colden Auditorium)65-30 Kissena Blvd, 11367Wednesday, July 156:30 PMStaten IslandStaten Island Technical High School485 Clawson Street, 10306Wednesday, July 156:30 PMBronxHerbert H. Lehman High School3000 East Tremont Avenue, 10461Thursday, July 166:30 PMManhattanMartin Luther King Jr. Educational Campus122 Amsterdam Avenue, 10023Families with last name beginning with ...
    Posted Jun 25, 2015, 3:55 AM by Sylwia Jasinski
  • Summer ELA and Math Homework for Incoming 7th Grade Students
    Posted Jun 24, 2015, 9:00 AM by Sylwia Jasinski
  • Summer ELA and Math Homework for Incoming 8th Grade Students
    Posted Jun 29, 2015, 12:42 PM by Sylwia Jasinski
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  • Sports & Fitness: Jul 20, 2015 - Jul 26, 2015 nyc.gov/parksConnect with NYC ParksSports & Fitness:Jul 20, 2015 - Jul 26, 2015Citywide HighlightsHigh Bridge Festival on July 25Celebrate the bridge's re-opening with ...
    Posted Jul 21, 2015, 6:26 AM by Konstantin Manevich
  • Upcoming Community Events CARLOS MENCHACANew York City Council Member - District 38 Dear Friends and Neighbors,Join me in participating in all the community events below.(Scroll down for detailed flyers) July 17th ...
    Posted Jul 17, 2015, 5:01 AM by Konstantin Manevich
  • Free Tuberculosis Screenings in Sunset Park Dear Friends, As many of you know, there has been a recent outbreak of tuberculosis in Sunset Park, particularly among the Asian population. The disease is aggravated by a wide ...
    Posted Jul 14, 2015, 6:37 AM by Konstantin Manevich
  • Upcoming Community Events CARLOS MENCHACANew York City Council Member - District 38 Dear Friends and Neighbors, Independence Day is a time for Summer fun, fireworks, cook-outs, and a holiday from work (hopefully ...
    Posted Jul 14, 2015, 6:30 AM by Konstantin Manevich
  • Keep up with the happenings in Sunset Park By: Rachel Carmean Brown Harris Stevens Brooklyn, LLC917.742.3087 July 2015, Vol. 1, Issue 11I Remember New York, Sunset Park, Brooklyn: Two Neighborhood Walking Tours   Join historian ...
    Posted Jul 14, 2015, 6:27 AM by Konstantin Manevich
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