PS 17 Happenings!
PS 17 Times!
We are very proud to announce the Spring Edition of our newsletter, PS 17 Times. This newsletter is created by students, focusing on important events. This edition highlights, class trips, a great guest performance at our school, and some NYC events. Please check back to stay updated about our PS 17 Happenings!
We will be talking to our students about how important Summer Reading is to being prepared for a new class in September.
All students will take home information about the great resources in our own Brooklyn Public Library. Please discuss it with your children,
and let's make sure everyone is ready for September. Thank you!
5th Grade Graduation
5:30 PM AuditoriumPS 17 Henry D. Woodworth
Pre-K Stepping Up
8:45 AMPS 17 Henry D. Woodworth
8:30 AMPS 17 Henry D. Woodworth
1:20 PM Auditorium
Parents invited!PS 17 Henry D. Woodworth
Last day of school.
NO LUNCHPS 17 Henry D. Woodworth
PS 17 Open House
PS 17 Open House
We were very pleased to welcome new families to our Spring Open House. We wanted them to see PS 17 at its best. We hope you enjoy this presentation that highlights some of our best features!
Please contact our Family Coordinator for more information.
Incredibly, this month represents the end of the 2017-2018 school year ! Some highlights for the next few weeks:
We have the Grade 5 prom on Wednesday, June 6, from 6:00-9:00 pm that is being hosted by our fabulous PTA;
Our Grade 4 students are completing the New York State Science written and performance tests by June 4th;
The Chancellor's professional development day is Thursday, June 7, so there are no classes this day;
Our CASA City Council grant for the arts, courtesy of Councilmember Antonio Reynoso, is currently serving 40 Grade 1-5 students. Grades 1 & 2 students are participating in "Dance on Broadway" sessions that are meeting on Wednesdays from 2:45-4:15 pm. Grades 3-5 students are participating "Science Through Sculpture and Painting" sessions being held on Thursdays from 2:45-4:15 pm. Both of these programs will run for 10 weeks and end in this month;
There are no classes on Monday, June 11, for clerical purposes and no classes on Friday, June 15, for Eid-al Fitr;There will be a PTA meeting on Wednesday, May 23, at 4:15 pm;
There will be a PTA meeting on Wednesday, June 13, at 8:30 am in the cafeteria;Grade 5 students will be heading to Philadelphia on May 31. More details will be sent home to these parents the week of May 7th;
Grade 5 graduation is on Tuesday, June 19, at 5:30 pm in the auditorium. No tickets are required for this event; The Grade 5 barbecue is Wednesday, June 20th;
Pre-K Stepping Up is Wednesday, June 20, at 8:45 am in our auditorium and Kindergarten graduation is set for Friday, June 22, at 8:30 am in the auditorium;
The last full day of school is Monday, June 25th. It is a regular full day. We will have our final Awards Assembly at 1:15 pm and families are invited to attend. Report cards will be given out to the students at dismissal and student class assignments for 2018-2019 will be noted on the report card;
The final day of school is Tuesday, June 26th. There will not be any lunch served on this day and dismissal is at 11:45 am. This is also an election primary day in NYC.
Thank you for yet another extraordinary experience of serving as principal of PS 17. I look forward to being with you and your child in 2018-2019 for what promises to be a school year with many challenges and many opportunities to better prepare our children to be the best possible citizens of tomorrow.
If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact myself or the parent coordinator, Nancy DeName.
Dr. Robert A. Marchi - Principal
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International Night, Friday November 17, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Families, please join us for an evening of mouth-watering fun! Everyone is asked to bring a family-favorite dish, to share your culture with families.
Ms. Nancy DeName
Cell Phone: 646-793-0242
We are happy to announce our Scholastic Book Fair! Students will visit the Fair with their classes, and have an opportunity to purchase books then. Parents can visit the Book Fair during Parent Teacher Conferences, or visit the website, Scholastic Bookfairs, and follow the link to PS 17. this is a great opportunity for us to support classroom libraries. Please check with your child for details.
Welcome to our PTA News!
Beginning in October, the PTA will sell healthy snacks during lunch on Fridays.
Pens, Pencils and trinkets will also be available.
We are a thriving elementary school that believes every child deserves to learn and be inspired in a safe, nurturing environment. Students, parents and faculty are all encouraged to be enthusiastic, independent lifelong learners. We are proud of our diverse population, and strive to help all students succeed in following our standards-based curriculum. An established atmosphere of mutual respect and cooperation builds students' confidence and leads to individual growth