The Camp Auction is Coming! Canoe Help Us Out?

The BSI Summer Camp Auction is not to be missed. Parents love the fantastic deals on dozens of day camps, sleepaway camps, and children’s enrichment classes. Participants love the chance to spread the word about their businesses, gain new campers, and give back.

Our 10th annual auction will take place this January, and we need your help to fill it with great offers that raise thousands of dollars for BSI. Here’s how.

Ask for a donation today. It’s so easy!

Just copy, paste, and send ⁠— no cold-calling or research required.

STEP 1 – Claim a Camp

Sign up to ask 1-5 (or more!) camps and activities for donations on this form:

STEP 2 – Reach Out
Contact camps by email, phone or in person using the sample letter at

STEP 3 – Finalize Donation
Input donation by January 17th into

Questions? Email

Book Fair Read-Aloud Schedule & Volunteer Opportunities

We can’t wait to see you next weekend at the BSI Book Fair on Sunday, November 17th, for the first time at The Center for Fiction! Celebrate books and raise money for BSI with:

Celebrate books and raise money for BSI with:

   📘Teacher and Staff Read-Alouds
   📙Class book donations
   📗20% of purchases to BSI PTO

Download the flyer and plan your visit with the full schedule of teacher read-alouds.

Volunteer for Book Fair
Help make the fair a success! Volunteer for a shift wrapping gifts, helping teachers, setting up the fair and more.

BSI Book Fair & Teacher Read-Alouds: November 17th

Our annual book fair has an exciting new venue for 2019: The Center for Fiction in Downtown Brooklyn, near Barclays Center!

Interior: Center for Fiction
The Center for Fiction at 15 Lafayette Ave.

Join us on Sunday, November 17th for a fun day of teacher read-alouds as you support our school. Mark your calendar and RSVP on Facebook!

Come volunteer with us! Fun opportunity to volunteer with your kids and show them you give back to your school.

The Center for Fiction will donate a portion of all sales on this day to the BSI PTO to help fund enrichments for the 2020-2021 school year.

Special Orders Welcome!
Call The Center For Fiction: 212-755-6710

Already have a title in mind? Parents can call in orders or place orders at the event.

Come See Your BSI Favorites Read Aloud

10:00 AMMia Sacilotto
10:30 AMAudrey Elias
11:00 AMSonya Mooney
11:30 AMMatthew Dennis
12:00 PMSevgi Unay
1:30 PMNanna Tanier
2:00 PMEric Havlik
2:30 PMRobyn Waters

Harvest Fest — Oct. 20th

This year’s Harvest Fest is going to be magic — literally! In addition to our annual book fair, international food table, crafts, face painting and bounce house, this year’s Harvest Fest will feature a live magic performance!

Be sure to volunteer:
Volunteer signup
Food signup

Back To School!!

You can find school supply lists and welcome letters for your class here

Class and Grade email lists have been updated!
You should be able to reach other families in your child’s class
through emails like these:

Or your full grade through these emails:

If these emails don’t work for you, it may be that we don’t have your email on our list! Please contact us at

New to BSI? Please Register with the PTO if you haven’t already and check out our handy Handbook for help getting orientated to BSI and the PTO!