Welcome all returning and new families to 2018-2019 school year at John J. Pershing I.S.220



Sheldon Dempster








“Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.  ”


-Barack Obama

ELA Dept. ENL Dept.

Special ED.

Assistant Principal

Raquel Diaz



After earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Pace University, Ms. LaMonica worked as a Systems Engineer for JP Morgan for over 10 years.  In 2007, she transitioned into the field of Education after completing a Masters degree in Math Education at Brooklyn College. She taught 8th grade Mathematics for 8 years and then became a Data Specialist and a Math Coach before earning an administrative license and becoming an assistant principal.

Math Dept. Computer

Science. Data.

Assistant Principal

Rosanna LaMonica







"The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education."

-Martin Luther King, Jr

Grade 7. Testing.

Science Dept. Safety.

Assistant Principal

Poulheria Saviolakis






"Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time."

-Thomas A. Edison

Grade 8. Art Dept.

PhysEd. Health.

assistant principal

Alison Whiffin








"Good is the enemy of great."


- Jim Collins

Grade 6.

Social Studies.

Assistant Principal

Dr. Laura Melucci


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