See our school stats for information about safety, atmosphere and academics. Ps 11 brooklyn pta 419 waverly ave, brooklyn, new york 11238 rated 4. Hoffmann in 1816, has fascinated and inspired artists, composers, and audiences for almost two hundred years. Children create projects based on trips, experiences and lessons in a rich social studies program that brings added meaning to reading and writing. Pnbs stowellsendak nutcracker takes a final bow originally published december 19, 2014 at 12.
Maurice bernard sendak was an american illustrator and writer of childrens books. Park slope school ditches homework for playbased alternatives. It has retained its freshness because it appeals to the sense of wonder we all share. If you are a parent or staff member, please tell us more about the school in our comments section. The motion picture with designs and costumes by maurice sendak, bejarts nutcracker and mark morris the hard nut. June 10, 1928 may 8, 2012 was an american illustrator and writer of childrens books. The building, located on the border of bed stuy and clinton hill, now houses. In 1983, sendak received the laura ingalls wilder award from the american library association, given in recognition of his.
The brilliant result of close collaboration between pnb founding artistic director and choreographer kent stowell and renowned childrens book author and illustrator maurice sendak, nutcracker premiered to national acclaim in december 1983. Ps 181 is the 235th largest public school in new york and the 3,179th largest nationally. She is a founding member of ps 118, where she taught prek and first grade. He joined with the eminent translator ralph manheim to produce this illustrated edition of hoffmanns wonderful tale, destined to become a classic for all. Hoffmans the nutcracker and the mouse king, kent stowell and maurice sendak delved deeply into the original story and infused the ballet with a drama and strength that fully. At long last, nutcracker, the motion picture, carroll ballards film of the pacific northwest ballets maurice sendak designed production is available on an official region one dvd from mgm, the films current owner.
This neighborhood school is open to children who live in its attendance zone. Born to polishjewish parents, his childhood was affected by the death of many of his family members during the holocaust. It has 450 students in grades pk, k5 with a studentteacher ratio of to 1. Garraways leadership was evident in her extraordinary dedication and energy as well as her passion for excellence and educational innovation. A pta group at a public school in park slope, brooklyn is under investigation after sending out an announcement featuring performers wearing blackface. Tchaikovskys ballet of the nutcracker is based on alexandre dumas translation of the original tale by e.
The nutcracker, e t a hoffmann maurice sendak shop. Maurice sendak designed brilliant sets and costumes for the pacific northwest ballets christmas production of nutcracker and created even more magnificent pictures especially for this book. Act one tells a story of how little clara aids her magical christmas gift a nutcracker in the form of a soldier defeat an army of mice. Ps 112 lefferts park brooklyn, new york ny greatschools.
In 2005, elizabeth garraway was actively recruited by principal elizabeth phillips for the position of assistant principal for the acclaimed 321 elementary school in park slope brooklyn. Maurice sendaks weird and wondrous illustrations for the. The nutcracker tells a story about a girl who befriends a nutcracker that comes to life on christmas eve and wages a battle against the evil mouse king. Ps 16 in brooklyn ps 16 157 wilson st, brooklyn, ny. The facebook post promoted a speakeasythemed fundraiser for public school 118, the maurice sendak community schoolnamed after the author of where the wild things are. Harney is so thrilled to be a part of the maurice sendak community school family where the needs of children come first and where the desire to help them become wellrounded individuals is an essential feature. Hoffmans the nutcracker and the mouse king, stowell and sendak delved deeply into the original story and infused the ballet with a.
Popular ps 118 is located in a former parochial school. Maurice sendak designed brilliant sets and costumes for the. Nutcracker with bookplate signed by maurice sendakplace published. Students born in 2015 are eligible for kindergarten for the 20202021 school year. Kids dance in the lunchroom at park slope school where joy is a. In 1970 he received the international hans christian andersen medal for illustration, and he remains the only american ever awarded this honor. Maurice sendak received the 1964 caldecott medal for where the wild things are.
Maurice sendak community school banner hanging in the yard. So, it was quite exciting when a few weeks ago i received a copy of nutcracker, hoffmanns original story translated by ralph manheim with illustrations by maurice sendak. Sendak, stowell and the history of pnbs unique nutcracker. Hoffman with music by tchaikovsky are kept alive in this adept cinematic interpretation with its combination of ballet, special effects, and maurice sendaks costume and production designs. The hamilton academy of performing arts is an independent school that offers professional arts training and highquality academic education for students to succeed on stage and in life. The maurice sendak community school in park slope, brooklyn. Hoffman tale, with songs from tchaikovsky, splendid lyrics to a simplified version of tchaikovskys famous score, this unique version of the nutcracker captures the magic and fantasy of the ballet story without requiring dancers or choreography in this christmas musical play for child and adults nutcracker based on the original e.
We are working to make this website easier to access for people with disabilities, and will follow the web content accessibility guidelines 2. A largely selftaught artist, sendak illustrated over one hundred books during. Signed by sendak on bookplate affixed to front free endpaper. More information about this seller contact this seller 16. Color, fullpage illustrations by maurice sendak on every page, 0062050680. The maurice sendak community school 211 8th street brooklyn, ny 11215 718 8405660. Pnbs stowellsendak nutcracker takes a final bow the. Pta group under investigation after using blackface on. According to state test scores, 28% of students are at least proficient in math and 38% in reading. He became widely known for his book where the wild things are, first published in 1963. Pnb to shelve its beloved version of nutcracker in 2015.
Deluxe limited first edition, number 217 of only 250 copies signed by sendak, with ten doublepage fullcolor illustrations and numerous other color illustrations after watercolors by sendak, and a mounted lithograph. Although sendaks illustrations for the book were published in 1984, nutcracker was reissued a few months following sendaks death earlier this year and on the 50 th. The nutcracker ballet hamilton academy of performing arts. Maurice sendak community school ps 118 211 8th st corner of 4th avenue, brooklyn, ny 11215. Fundraising hamilton academy of performing arts is registered as a nonprofit, charitable organization.1568 1408 851 411 17 495 485 1494 232 765 1472 1472 740 1093 1420 306 472 1290 218 113 1260 1306 1215 1133 1272 1392 1265 1233 698 74 967 1359 1299 1200 723 1221 218 314 660 1208 27 82