Visit the Beacon Program update page for important updates regarding the Beacon Basketball League.
Warm up with some books over the winter break!
Look out for more details and tracking sheets to be coming home in student backpacks this week!
Congratulations to our Hawks Wrestling Team for a very successful end to their season!
Lan won first place for Novice division, Abdelbast won 3rd place in Juniors division, and Laila and Persya both came 4th in their very first tournament, winning Wrestlers Mark awards. Well done Hawks, and thank you to Coach Xavier and Coach Luce for all your support!
First Grade parents are invited to attend a workshop led by the 1st grade teachers about helping your child read and understand informational texts.
Children are welcome to enjoy breakfast in the Cafeteria with Ms. Val and Ms. Lauraine at Breakfast Club!
For this year's Hour of Code, 3rd and 4th graders took on the challenge of assisting kindergarten classes work through several coding puzzles or building makey-makey kits. We love seeing our students not only learning more about the basics of computer science and coding, but also having the chance to practise emerging leadership skills!
Enjoy some photos of our classes taking part in their Hour of Code!
The following students have made the trimester 1 Honor Rolll by achieving an overall average of 90 or above!
Crystal Ureña Burgos
Congratulations to all these students - keep up the great work!
A lot of fun was had by all at the Family Makers Night. A huge number of automatons were made, along with a dazzling array of creative craft projects and light-up decorations.
Thank you to the many 217 teachers who stayed after a long day, to Cornell Tech's Niti Parikh, Dianne Levitt, Meg Ray, and the numerous Cornell Tech students who helped make dozens of projects come alive. Thanks also to Council Member Ben Kallos for stopping by to join the making!
Cornell Tech will get us making tonight!
Join us before Maker Night at 5.30 for an internet safety presentation by Diane Levitt and a PTA meeting.
See you there!
Our November Food Drive to help the Hour Children organization in Queens came to a close this week. Thank you to our school community for coming together toin the spirit of supporting and helping others. Understanding, sharing, and giving are all important qualities that we want our students to learn - thank you for having conversations with your children at home about why they were bringing cans and dry goods to school!
Thank you to the Middle School students for sorting and tallying up all the donations ready to be delivered to Hour Children.
On Tuesday, 5th grade students and their families participated in an open PBIS class. The class was themed: "Empowering Your Child" and was all about conflict and bullying and how to stand up for yourself in certain situations. Families and students discussed specific scenarios together and answered tough questions on what to do!
Positive Beahvior, Intervention & Supports (PBIS) helps schools provide social, emotional and behavior support. Click HERE for more information oon PBIS in schools.