PS/IS 217 Tours
Tours for prospective Kindergarten Families
Tour for prospective Middle School Families
PS/IS 217's 4th Annual Talent Show
Please join us in celebrating PS/IS 217's amazing talent on November 23rd. Complete the online form if your child would like to be in the showcase.
This event is entirely run by volunteers. Please click below to help!
Invest in Your Child's Success
PS/IS 217 PTA’s “Invest in Your Child’s Success” campaign is our largest source of capital for the PTA-funded enrichment programs and material school support here at PS/IS 217. Through this drive, the PTA is able to fund the dance, drama, architecture, music, and other enrichments that complement the school’s academic curriculum. We are also able to pay for classroom books, school supplies, staff professional development, technology and support the school library.
Financed by your contributions to the “Invest in Your Child’s Success” Drive, these in-school programs, supplies, and equipment benefit every student.
Our suggested investment amount is $600 per child, but our ultimate goal is 100% participation. We welcome contributions in any amount, and we appreciate that each family’s circumstances differ.
HOW TO CONTRIBUTE
To contribute, please use a donation envelope or donate online at www.217pta.com. All donations to the PTA are tax-deductible and eligible to receive corporate matching. Contact the PTA treasurer at firstname.lastname@example.org for details on corporate matching.
Please make your contribution by November 1st, 2019. Your contributions by this deadline will help us plan the fiscal year and determine our funding priorities.
Box Tops for Education
Welcome to the new members of the 217 community, and welcome back to the old timers. We once again invite you to clip and send in your Box Tops for Education. We collected $355.90 for the school last year, so 10 cents per clipping really does add up.
Deadline for Fall submission is November 1st!
Put your Box Tops in an envelope or Ziploc bag labeled with your child's name and class and drop them in the collection box inside the front entrance across from security. Please do not attach them to sheets.
Each child who submits 50 or more Box Tops before November 1st will receive a voucher for free popcorn and drink during our Spirit Day Popcorn sale!
Cold Weather Recess
The DOE guidelines for playing outdoors in cold weather:
In cold weather, students will still be allowed to play outside whenever possible. Unless it’s snowing, there is ice on the playground, or the wind-chill factor is below zero degrees fahrenheit (-18 degrees celsius), schools will not prohibit outdoor play, based on the outdoor temperature alone. On very cold days, students should cover up skin, wear warm clothing, and use several layers to stay warm.
Now that the temperatures are dropping, please make sure your children come to school with the appropriate clothing for the colder weather.
Please label all personal items with their name.
September Artists of the Month
Monster Bash 2019
Because of your tremendous support, this year's Monster Bash had a record attendance and gross income!
It was amazing to see how our school community came together to enjoy the gorgeous weather and spooky vibes.
Bravo to everyone who worked so hard to make this event so special and fun for everyone.
Thank you, especially, to our parent/caregiver and teacher volunteers. We could not have done it without you.
Coming Soon... Spirit Week!
Family Science Days - Free Admission
Enjoy free family science days at various location around the city, courtesy of Urban Advantage! For more information visit www.uanyc.science/fsd
MANDATORY LUNCH FORMS DUE!
ALL FAMILIES MUST COMPLETE THE FEDERAL LUNCH FORM
Reminder letters are being sent home in Backpacks today (Friday).
Please visit www.myschoolapps.com/Home/PickDistrict to complete the form online and then forward the confirmation email to Ms Crystal: email@example.com.
If you need assistance filling the form, please come in to see Ms Crystal between 9-10:30am.
School Picture Day - October 15th
PS/IS 217's Picture Day is Tuesday, October 15th. Visit our school project page at https://iloveschoolpictures.com/ps217 for more information.