WELCOME to John J. Pershing I.S. 220 Parent Portal

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
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.  

Assistant Principals
Miss Saviolakis 
Ms. Diaz
Dr. Melucci
Ms. LaMonica (IA)
Mrs. Whiffin (IA)


Guidance Counselors
Mr. Cosentino
Ms. Delince

Mr. Dieppa
Ms. Reinhardt 
Ms. Broker

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

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Summer Reading

Summer Reading Assignment for Incoming 6th Graders

Summer Reading Assignments for 7th Graders

Summer Reading Assignment for 8th Graders

New Incoming 6th Grade Students Orientation 
Wednesday, August 29, 2018
9:30 AM - 12:00 Noon  

Important Dates
September 5th - First Day of School 
September 10th & 11th - School Closed 
September 19th - School Closed 

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"Lost & Found" is located in room 211

iReady Login Information

Below is the link to go on iReady for math:


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

Relay for Life Dance 

Students dance the afternoon away while raising money for relay for life. 

Relay for Life Dance 2018

Smile Train - Dental Health Awareness Month

In celebration of February being recognized as Children's Dental Health Month: 
 We organized a dental health awareness month, in which students from the Community Service team researched and created awareness posters in English, Spanish and Chinese to be displayed throughout the school building.

Dental Health

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  • September Calendar Wednesday, September 5th –  Frist Day of School for StudentsMonday, September 10th –  School Closed Tuesday, September 11th – School Closed Friday, September 14th – All Summer Reading Assignment Due Monday, September 17th – All School Supplies Due  Wednesday, September 19th – School Closed Friday, September 20th – Open House *5:30pm- 7:30pm ( meet & greet students teachers) Friday, September 20th – 8th Grade Bake Sale 
    Posted Aug 16, 2018, 12:34 PM by Shana Musler
  • June Calendar Friday, June 1st – Arista Ceremony @ 8:30AM  Monday, June 4th- 8th Grade Science Written Assessment Tuesday, June 5th- Relay for Life Icy Sale ( During Lunch Periods) Wednesday, June 6th – School Leadership Team Meeting @ 2:30-4:30 Thursday, June 7th- No Class for Students  Thursday, June 7th- 8th Grade Prom  @ 5:00-9:00 (51 Ave U Brooklyn, NY 11223)  Friday, June 8th – 6th Grade Trip to the  Aquarium Monday, June 11th – No Class for Students  Tuesday, June 12th – 8th Grade  Algebra 1 Regents Tuesday, June 12th – Town Hall Safety Meeting @ 3:00 ( Parents Welcome)  Wednesday, June 13th – Trip for Classes (702, 728, 722, 714 ...
    Posted May 31, 2018, 11:56 AM by Shana Musler
  • May Calendar Tuesday, May 1stNYS Math ExamWednesday, May 2ndNYS Math Exam Friday, May 4th – Wear Purple (In honor of a loved one affected by Cancer) Saturday, May 5th- Championship Tournament Debate Team  Monday, May 7th – Friday, May 11thTeacher Appreciation Week Tuesday, May 8th – Town Hall Safety Meeting @ 3:00 PM (Parent Welcome) Wednesday, May 9thParent Teacher Conference @  4:30-7:30 Wednesday, May 9th- PTA Mother’s Day Sale ( During Lunch Periods) Wednesday, May 9th – Festival of Arts- Spring Concert Wednesday, May 9th – Friday, May 11th- NYSESLAT( selective students) Thursday, May 10th – PTA Mother’s Day Sale (During Lunch Periods)  Monday, May 14th ...
    Posted May 7, 2018, 8:19 AM by Shana Musler
  • April Calendar Monday, April 2nd – Friday, April 6th – No School Spring Break  Monday, April 9th – Friday, May 18th – NYSESLAT Exam- Selective Students  Tuesday, April 10th – Town Hall Safety Meeting @ 3:00 PM ( Parent Welcome)  Tuesday, April 10th- Last Day of Marking Period 3  Wednesday, April 11th – NYSTA ELA Exam Wednesday, April 11th – Last Day of ELA AM/PM Program   Thursday. April 12th- NYSTA ELA Exam  Saturday, April 14th – Saturday Academy Tuesday, April 17th – Relay for Life Dance @ 2;30 – 4:30  Wednesday, April 18th – 6th Grade Trip to Staten Island Zoo  Wednesday, April 18th – School Leadership Team Meeting @ 2:30-4:30 Friday, April 20th- Distribution of Report Cards ...
    Posted Apr 16, 2018, 8:26 AM by Shana Musler
  • March 2018 Thursday, March 1st  - ELA MOCK EXAM Thursday, March 1st – PA/ PTA Meeting/ Workshop @ 9:40am (ELA Exam Update /Managing your time at PTC) Thursday, March 1st – Class Trip  618,625 & 626 to Park Asia Restaurant Friday, March 2nd -     ELA MOCK EXAM Friday, March 2nd –Class Trip 603, 611 & 613 to Park Asia Restaurant Saturday, March 3rd – Saturday Academy Monday, March 5th – Class Trip 616,619 & 641 to Park Asia Restaurant Tuesday, March 6th – ½ Day for all Students Dismissal @ 11:10am Tuesday, March 6th – Parent Teacher Conference 12:30-2:30 & 4:30 – 7:30 Tuesday, March 6th –      NAEP Exam 8th Graders Thursday, March 8th –     Class Trip 712, 713 ...
    Posted Feb 28, 2018, 11:12 AM by Shana Musler
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Community Events

  • District 20 Performing Arts Festival
    Posted May 14, 2018, 8:16 AM by Shana Musler
  • District 20 Visual Art Showcase
    Posted May 14, 2018, 8:15 AM by Shana Musler
  • CEC Meeting Bob Lee President Council Members:Adele Doyle First Vice President Iwen ChuEugene Strupinsky Second Vice President Sandy Chum-WuAlice Licato Recording Secretary Artemis LekakisInga Smolyar Treasurer Genevieve ...
    Posted May 14, 2018, 8:10 AM by Shana Musler
  • Learn English As A Family Caregivers of K-1 students can learn strategies to support their child’s early literacy development and take a free English class this summer through The Family English Initiative. Registration ...
    Posted Apr 19, 2018, 10:45 AM by Shana Musler
  • Free Middle School Arts Audition Boot Camp Middle School Arts Audition Boot Camp is a free, two-week arts program for New York City Department of Education public school students entering grade 8 in September 2018. The ...
    Posted Apr 19, 2018, 10:44 AM by Shana Musler
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