There is a lot going on at this time of the year, but please SAVE THE DATE of May 11th @ 7:30PM and join us for 2022-2023 PTA and SLT Elections!
The Elections will occur at our regularly scheduled monthly General Membership Meeting and you can register today at https://bit.ly/217MayGenMembership
Support your fellow PTA members and nominees for the PTA Exec. Board and SLT Team!
The Parent Teacher Association works to support the school and build community with monthly meetings, fundraisers, and events including Monster Bash, the Talent Show, and more! The Exec Board prepares the budget, develops the calendar, and facilitates all PTA activities and communications. Exec Board positions can be held by one or two members, so grab a buddy and run together!
The School Leadership Team is composed of parent/guardians and staff members who meet monthly to collaboratively determine the structure for school-based planning and shared decision making.
2022-2023 Nomination form can be found here.
Questions? Email email@example.com
Please join us next Wednesday, April 13th, at 8:45AM for our April 2022 PTA General Membership meeting LIVE on Zoom! Register in advance at https://bit.ly/217AprilGenMembership
BUCKLE UP and GET READY! The Middle School is hosting a Krispy Kreme Fundraiser to help support their End of the Year Celebration! Better yet, all you have to do to support them is EAT LOTS OF DONUTS!!
Please see the ordering options and details on the flyer and pre-order your box of Krispy Kreme Donuts.
Order Link: bit.ly/217doughnut2022
Our Nominating Committee is accepting nominations for the upcoming 2022-2023 Executive Board and SLT elections! Please contact the Nominating Committee at PSIS217elections@gmail.com with nominations or questions!
We encourage your involvement in PTA and SLT leadership positions and look forward to seeing you on Wednesday, May 11th, at 7:30PM via Zoom for ELECTION EVE!
Join the PS/IS 217 Road Runners Club, sponsored by the PTA. Complete payment and registation using the linked provided. (https://bit.ly/217runs)
TUESDAYS after-school, 2:40-3:50
-Pick up promptly at 3:50, the security desk (main door)
- Club registration will be $75 for spring session; includes t-shirt
- Following the DOE calendar (pending weather), ending June 14
- Teachers will make the call re cancellation
- No refunds for cancelled days
- 217 Road Runners Club is available for students in 3rd, 4th and 5th grades
- 217 teachers will be leading the club: following NY Road Runners curriculum
- We will be running off-site
- You must sign the waiver for your child to participate
Please email the school Social Worker, Mr. Gurwin, if your family needs subsidized membership: firstname.lastname@example.org
Our 217 Auction Weekend is HERE!! We're excited for you to check out the amazing items we have including class baskets, summer camp offerings, sports tickets, vacation homes and of course, teacher outings!
217's Spring Auction is right around the corner and is historically our biggest fundraising event of the school year. Funds raised help us purchase technology, teacher training seminars, enrichment for our students (dance and music classes), outfit our new rooftop garden, and more. Our auction goes LIVE April 1!
DONATE AN AUCTION ITEM: Have a weekend home you can offer a getaway? Work in TV or theater and can offer tickets and backstage tour? Tickets to a sporting event? Are you a photographer and can offer a photo package? Jewelry maker? Own or know someone that owns a restaurant, or business and can provide a gift card? Language lessons? -- or maybe you can help with outreach?
Please don't hesitate to reach out if you have any questions or would like to volunteer your time by emailing us at pta217auction2gmail.com.
Please join us next Wednesday, March 9th, at 7:30PM for the PS/IS 217 PTA General Membership meeting via Zoom. Register in advance at https://bit.ly/217MarchGenMembership
Celebrate Black History this month and beyond through the Black Liberation Reading List curated by the Schomburg Center. Be inspired by the lives and legacies of influential Black figures, and learn about important events in the history of Black America.
"Kindness Grams" are here! Send some cheer to your student(s), friends, teachers, classroom -- Anyone at school!
Check your child's folder (tomorrow/Friday) and/or print the attachment or see the link here. (Extras in office as well). Deadline to submit for distribution is Wednesday, Feb 16! Grams without payment will not be distributed
Our Read-a-Thon is soon ending, and we have our 4th and final weekend challenge -- a surprise double challenge!
All students who raise $10 + read 30 min (or more!) are entered into a raffle -- ONE WINNER -- to join in a MarioKart-style scooter race against the opponent of their choice!
This was the highlight of last year! Your student does NOT want to miss their chance to participate! -- Get reading and raising!
Questions? Need help logging on or finding your child's sponsor link?