PTA Page

PTA Committee

The 2020-2021 Executive Board 


Diana Brogan and Madelynn Liguori-Linkh

Vice President:

Lara Bianchi


Suzanne Offerman and Bobbi Edwards


Karen Sheehan and Kay Vlakic


The PS 185 PTA brings together parents and staff to address the needs of our school community. Led by an executive board of elected parents, the PTA meets monthly and raises funds to support programs in the school. Click on the link below to donate.

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Virtual Halloween Dance

Happy Halloween!!

Join us for our first Virtual Dance!

Free to all students

(Zoom link will be emailed to all parents):

Friday, October 30, 2020

Grades K-2 6PM to 7PM

Grades 3 to 5 7PM to 8PM

Children Scooping Out Pumpkins

Pumpkin Decorating


The PTA is hosting a pumpkin decorating contest. The theme is PS 185 school spirit.  Decorate, paint, carve your pumpkins or draw a picture of the pumpkin. A gift card will be awarded to the winner of each grade. Please submit pictures of the pumpkin to by October 28, 2020. Please include the student's name, class and group and contact information for a responsible adult. Winners will be announced at the Virtual Halloween Dance and posted here on Facebook and our school website.

Halloween Bag

Halloween goodie bags as a small fundraiser for our school. Each bag is $6 and includes two DIY Halloween craft projects, candy, stickers, a glow stick and jewelry, and a mini Halloween hand clapper (so your kids can rock out during the dance party!). If you are interested in purchasing a gift bag, you can do so by clicking on the link below! More info about goodie bag pick-up (for our blended kids) and delivery (for our remote kids) will be provided within a week or so.


School Apparel

Hi everyone. Interested in purchasing PS 185 sweatshirts, masks, teddy bears, magnets and backpacks??? All sales benefit our PTA. Click the link below to purchase.


Scholastic Book Fair

Our Book Fair is going online this year! From Monday, November 9th to Sunday, November 22nd, discover new books with your kids. Bonus: Every purchase supports our school. All books will be shipped directly to you!!!


Virtual Team Meeting

Previous Meetings

If you would be interested in catching up on what happened at the past PTA meetings that you were not able to attend, you can click on any month listed below to download the PDF for that meetings minutes.


Contact Us

Tel: 718-745-6610 



8601 Ridge Boulevard
Brooklyn, NY  11209