Friday Features – May 6
Mix and Mingle

Friday, May 13th from 5:00pm to 8:30pm

Rain date is May 20th
Please join us for a Center School Community Gathering in the Yard. This first of its kind event is a chance for Center School parents, students and siblings, teachers and staff to mix and mingle. If you plan to come, please sign up for one or more of the items on the Sign-Up. If all families in attendance contribute one of the items listed, we will be able to enjoy a spread of appetizers, entrees, desserts and beverages together.  If you cannot contribute a food or beverage item, consider a $20 donation. Thank you in advance for helping us to make this a wonderful event!  Early drop-off (4-4:30) of items is encouraged, and please make sure your food items can stay at room temperature for several hours.We look forward to sharing this special evening with you!Sign up at:

ALSO: The Center School Wine Pull is back and IN PERSON!  As a result, we need WINE DONATIONS.  All wines should retail for at least $20 per bottle.  If you would rather make a cash donation and have suitable wines purchased on your behalf, that is fine too! We also need at least one or two volunteers to help run the wine pull, preferably fifth or sixth-grade parents who can run this event in the future.  Contact Mark Margolis, who is heading up the Wine Pull at  Upcoming May Events:

§  Chamber Music Night. Thursday, May 12th from 6:00pm to 8:00pm

We are fortunate to have some of the world’s finest professional classical musicians

and singers right here in the Center School parents community. Join us for

a very special performance by a collection of classical musicians and vocalists.

Thank you to CS parent Becca Schreiber for volunteering to host this event at her home. Space is limited and RSVPs are first come first serve, so please send an email to§  Writers Night. Thursday, May 24th from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at Prohibition.

Come support your fellow parents and faculty. Hear original short stories, poems, essays and other original writing that reflects the variety of creative talents, perspectives and imaginations of this incredible community.To sign up please email Rita Mullaney at

§Singer/Songwriter Night – New date pending.

 A new date will be announced shortly. If you would like to perform at the singer / songwriter night, please email

We hope that the whole CS community will take part in these fun nights celebrating the arts and featuring some of the many talented people in this community. In all cases, we appreciate your generous support of the Center School through a cash donation at each event. 

Dates to Remember:

Next PTA Meeting on Thursday, May 19th, at 6:30pm on Zoom. 

On the Horizon:

Changing by the Minute(aka the Center School documentary) Attend the premiere of the documentary by Camilla Calamandrei, Center School parent and alum, on June 16th from 6-8pm at LaGuardia High School. Invitations coming soon. trailer>> Interested in helping at the event? Contact: Camilla Calamandrei

Support the CS Community :  

Kids For Ukraine is a group of Center School students who support Ukraine by attending rallies and protests and fundraising to spread awareness and education about the ongoing war in Ukraine. All of their profits from online sales and fundraisers are donated to children’s charities for Ukraine. The best ways to help are to attend rallies and protests, spread the word about our group, buy and promote their merchandise, and most of all, discuss the ongoing war in Ukraine with your children, as it is vital that they understand and care about what is truly happening. So far, they have raised more than $150! Visit their website at , follow them on Twitter and Instagram at , and email them at
Kindly,Lisa Procopio and Wendi Lee
Parent Volunteers
on behalf of The Center School

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