September 20, 2018
Please join us for our Fall Meet and Greet the Teacher!
Thursday, September 20, 4:30 - 7:30
Come and see some of the great things our teachers are planning for their classes!
Our first meeting of the year !
Thursday, September 20, 4:00PM
Let's work together to make our school the best it can be for our students!
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!
Bring Your Dad to School
8:00 AM to 10:00 AMPS 17 Henry D. Woodworth
7:30 AMPS 17 Henry D. Woodworth
9:00 AMPS 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.
WONDERFUL OPENING FOR 2018-19!
We have had a terrific first few days of school! A few exciting reminders for the next two weeks:
The Parent-Teacher "Meet & Greet" is re-scheduled for Thursday, September, 20th, from 4:30-7:30 pm (please see handout distributed to your child describing the format for this event). The application process for our after-school programs will be explained during this time block;
There is NO SCHOOL on Wednesday, September 19th, due to a religious holiday;
Tuesday, September 25th, is "Dad Bring Your Child to School Day" from 8:00-10:00 am (more details to follow);
The FULL school uniform is expected to be worn by ALL students every day! Please address any questions/concerns to our Parent Coordinator, Nancy DeName, at 646-793-0242 (text messages preferred);
Students received a number of items on day one including a homework planner, emergency contact cards, photo consent forms and a letter from me. Please return the blue emergency contact cards (2) and the photo consent form to school if you have not yet done so;
Your active participation in the life of our school is essential to making certain that our children receive the best possible educational experience for 2018-2019. Please sign up for various committees with our PTA when you come for the "Meet & Greet" session of 9/18!
LOOKING FORWARD TO SEEING YOU AT THE "MEET & GREET" ON TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18th!
Dr. Robert A. Marchi - Principal
Department of Education Quick Links
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