September 29th Update

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Halloween Party

Volunteers Needed!


Saturday, October 25th 



Please contact Kate Bilman to sign up to volunteer.


Brooklyn Public Library Great American Book Drive

Book Donations & 
Volunteers Needed! 


Side by Side will be conducting a school-wide book drive from 9/29-10/3. 


Families are being asked to donate new/lightly used books to benefit the Brooklyn Public Library. Wanted: new/lightly used books for all ages and reading levels.

Book Collection at BC: Monday, September 29th through Friday, October 3rd ONLY!! Collection boxes will be at Berkeley Carroll Building Entrances on Carroll St., Lincoln Pl. and at the Athletic Center until Friday, October 3rd at 5:30pm. 

Book Fair Volunteers at the Library: Saturday, October 11th.


 The Brooklyn Public Library is looking for 5-7 adult and teen volunteers to help sort books, participate in children's arts and crafts activities, and assist patrons with their library inquires. The highest need is for sorting of the books between 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM or 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM. Hours can be flexible. Community service credits for BC Students available. 



Berkeley Carroll Families at Work in the Community 


Throughout the school year, Side by Side engages with families with a shared interest in effecting positive change. Community service activities are hands-on and designed to encourage youth volunteerism. Events are parent-initiated and new ways to help are always welcome.


VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Side by Side is actively looking for parent volunteers to help with various service events throughout the year. If you are interested, please contact Claudia Zeldin.

Divisional PA Meeting

Wed, Oct. 22nd, 8:00 am

181 Lincoln Place, Cafeteria


Upper School Parent News:

Thursday, October 2, Evening, PA Sponsored Grade Dinners Parents night out!

9th grade is at the home of Vincent and Vivien Bittencourt Katz- Chelesa.

10th  grade is at the home of Dan Katzner and Claudia Zeldin, Park Slope.

11th grade is at the home of Derek Denckla and Laura Vapnek, Cobble Hill.

12th  grade is a the home of Laura and Tom Sullivan, Park Slope.

Be sure to raise a glass to our generous hosts. Check your email from your grade reps for an invitation and party details.  
Check for start times too as they are being adjusted to accommodate families who would like to make two parties. Please don't forget to RSVP so we know how many to feed.

Please join me in thanking and welcoming the Grade Reps for this school year. They are;

9th: Jennifer Jacobs, and Lisa Lieberman,

10th: Tina Ball, and James Gilmartin,

11th: Claire Wright,, Matilda McQuaid,, and Craig Konyk,

12th Julie Maurer,, Lenae Guarna,, and Irene Sherman,

Thank you for volunteering.  "It is the service we are not obliged to give that people value most.Cash


Dave Pearson, Upper School Vice President


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Middle School Divisional PA Meeting

Wed, Oct 15th

181 Lincoln Place 8:30 am 


Kate Piccard - Middle School Vice President

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Lower School Divisional PA Meeting

Wed, Oct 1st, 8:45 am 


Inna Berman - Lower School PreK- 1 Vice President

Sarie Calkins - Lower School 2-4 Vice President 

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