Compass FSC Newsletter

Family School Collaborative Updates & Reminders

February FSC Meeting

Thank you to everyone who attended our last FSC meeting. It was a fun and productive evening! Thanks also to everyone who has offered their time and expertise to help make all our upcoming events a success. The minutes from the meeting are here for those who missed it.

The March FSC meeting will be for the FSC Leadership Board only. The next all-school FSC meeting will take place on Wednesday, April 6th. Please mark your calendars!


If you're interested in joining one of our committees (fundraising, social/community, school health, programming, service), please click here and the committee chair will contact you soon.

Or, if you'd just like to volunteer for one of our upcoming events, please click here and someone will contact you.

Online Fundraisers


Compass is participating in Tea School Day's fundraiser from 2/22/2016 until 2/29/2016. Tea Collection is a globally responsible kids clothing company that gives back to the school for each purchase that is made during this period.

When you make a purchase, the school will receive 15% of the total sales and you will receive 15% off your order and free 6-10 day shipping.

Go to (not and use the code SDS16COMPASS at the check out (6-10 day shipping must be checked for the code to apply). Please share our code with family and friends and on social media.

Buying from Amazon? Click on the green link at the top of the FSC webpage to get to their website, then buy everything you normally do, and a percentage of your Amazon purchase will go to Compass!

Upcoming Events

Compass Book Fair

Sunday, Feb. 28th, 2-4pm

300 Adelphi Street


Please join us for this great event to encourage literacy in school and at home. You will be able to purchase books for Compass or yourselves. Children are encouraged to come dressed as their favorite book character. There will be story time and book-related crafts. If you would like to volunteer for this event, please visit this page.
The event will take place in the school cafeteria.

Online book fair! If you're not able to come and want to order books online, you can! The books will be delivered to your child's cubby on the Monday after the book fair. This is a great option for out of town relatives like grandparents, godparents, aunts, uncles, etc. We can include a special note from them with the books. Forward the link and make sure to include Compass Book Fair in the "notes" on the checkout page. This week only! Get your orders in by Thursday, February 25.

Compass Family Dance

Saturday, March 19th, 5:30-7:30pm

300 Adelphi Street


Please join us for this fun annual dance at Compass! There will be food, drinks, crafts, and, of course, music to boogie down to! More details to follow.
If you would like to volunteer, sign up here.

Spring Fling and Silent Auction

Saturday, May 7th, 6-11pm

622 Degraw Street


Join us for a fun night of music, food, drinks, and silent auction items to support the Compass FSC! The event will take place at Littlefield in the Gowanus neighborhood. More details to come soon!

We are seeking donations for silent auction items (big and small!) that can be auctioned off at this event. If you have an item, service, or experience that you would be willing to donate, please let us know. No donation is too small--we hope to have items across all price points.

If you have a possible silent auction donation, or would like to be a part of the planning committee for this event, please e-mail Amanda ( Thank you!