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?
The next PTA General Membership Meeting is January 12th at 730 PM. Registration is required. https://bit.ly/january2022meeting
Starting on Monday, December 20th, and operating through Friday, December 24th, the New York City Health + Hospital (NYCHH) Mobile COVID Testing & Vaccination Unit will be located at Good Shepherd Plaza (543 Main Street).
12/20-12/23 8am - 6pm
12/24 8am - 2pm
PCR and Rapid Antigen tests will be available. Rapid Antigen results can be expected within 20 minutes while PCR results will take longer.
Vaccines and Boosters
First and second shot vaccinations, including Pfizer 12 years+ and Johnson & Johnson 18 years+ as well as boosters will be available.
Services are offered at no cost, no insurance is needed, and appointments are not necessary as the unit operates on a first-come, first-serve basis. Please be sure to bring proper ID and your existing vaccination card, if you have one. Live interpretation services will be available.
Don't miss the special free ticket offer for opening weekend of "The Ghosts All Around You!" Presented by Main Street Theater and Dance Alliance
Bring in a non-perishable food item for the MSTDA FOOD DRIVE and receive 1 FREE STUDENT TICKET for Saturday, Dec 11 (2pm & 7pm) and Sunday, Dec 12 (5pm). To receive your free ticket, purchase at least ONE general admission ticket for the show you wish to see then email firstname.lastname@example.org to request your FREE TICKET. We must have an email from you at least 1 hour before the show to ensure you get a seat! Bring your food item to the drop off location in the lobby at the time of the show.
Thank you SO much for all of the generous donations given this week. We are glad our community came together to support RIDA.
Volunteer to come help here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0F4FA4AB28A5FFC25-psis
The COVID testing van will be stationed at Good Shepherd Plaza the week of December 6th through December 12th, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Both rapid and PCR testing will be available.
It is a first come first-serve, free of charge, no need to provide insurance card to get tested.
Thank you to Rick O'Connor, PS/IS 217 member, Susy Del Campo, and all others who led this initiative to bring back COVID testing to Roosevelt Island!!
DECEMBER PTA General Membership Member Meeting next Wednesday morning at 8:45AM. Register in advance for this meeting:https://us02web.zoom.us/.../tZ0scOmhrTovGdZW-6...
This meeting will feature a presentation by the School Safety Committee - a definite "DO NOT MISS" by anyone's standards!
PLEASE READ! Greg - our own local tree-toting Santa - will be under the Helix TODAY starting at 2:30PM!!!!Trees should be ordered ONLINE at http://bit.ly/217treesale. Order BY 1PM and we can make sure he brings enough for ALL!
In the spirit of giving, and in partnership with our Service & Sustainability School-Wide Improvement Team, we are organizing a canned food drive to help support the Roosevelt Island food pantry this holiday season.
Please follow this link to sign-up to volunteer at the 217 Boxing Party on Dec 11! We encourage you to bring the whole family to experience the joy of giving!
We are also inviting you to donate pantry items that would provide a family a holiday meal (**please see below list for suggested items). Our amazing Grade Guardians are going to collect your donations on the day assigned to your grade during drop off and pick up.
December 6, Monday: 3K & Pre-K
December 7, Tuesday: K & 1st grade
December 8, Wednesday: 2nd grade & 3rd grade
December 9, Thursday: 4th grade & 5th grade
December 10, Friday: Middle School
217 PTA Wellness Committee
TOGETHER WE GIVE! Our goal this year is 100% Family participation, whether folks give $10 or $10,000. Please use Facebook's Giving Tuesday matching fundraiser program starting at 8 AM. https://www.facebook.com/donate/431161585337693/
Tree sale DEADLINE WEDNESDAY! bit.ly/217treesale. 25% of every purchase will return to support the PS/IS 217 PTA and our students.
AMAZON SMILE - With the upcoming holiday season, you can support the school with every Amazon purchase you make through Amazon Smile. Be sure to set it up on your computer and phone. Our school will receive a percentage of all your purchases.
The annual tree sale is returning to the island! Pre-order yours by Nov 24 at http://bit.ly/217treesale
RAIN LOCATION: If raining the Stop N’ Swap will be directly across the street from PS/IS 217 school (645 Main Street) under the Helix over ramp behind the Citibike docking station.
Reminder: Please join us for the next PTA General Membership meeting on Wednesday, November 10th at 7:30PM. Register in advance at the link below! https://us02web.zoom.us/.../tZcvfuugrzgrHdJsIb5zLH4QQEl4t...