Show Our Teachers Some Love…Make a Dish!

Friday, June 3rd, is Staff Appreciation Day.  We are transforming the gym to serve a spectacular, homemade lunch to our staff. We need you to bring food! We rely on parents to cook, donate, and serve a dish to our amazing P.S. 321 teachers, administrators, and staff. Every dish will be welcome! You can bring a favorite or make one of the following suggestions: -       Kindergarten: Salad ... [Continue Reading]


First Annual Movie Night Under the Stars

Come celebrate the onset of sweet summer nights at PS 321's first annual (free!) Movie Night on June 13. We're screening the classic ET on the turf at JJ Byrne Park behind the Old Stone House. Bring a picnic or select from an array of great local concessions, including pizza, sandwiches, ice cream, beer, and wine. The event starts at 7pm, the movie at 8:30. There's no school on June 14th, so the ... [Continue Reading]

No Field Testing at PS 321 This May and June

After careful discussion and consideration, PS 321’s School Leadership Team (SLT) has voted unanimously that PS 321 will not administer the stand­alone field tests scheduled for May/June 2016. Here's why: ● Despite repeated emphasis by the New York State Department of Education that Questar Assessment, Inc has replaced Pearson as test­ maker, the 2016 field tests,* which are testing content for ... [Continue Reading]

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Help Close Our Deficit

Donate today! If a one time payment is difficult, consider our monthly donation option here.  All donations are 100% tax deductible. To pay by check please print this donation form and include it with your donation. Donations can be sent in your child’s red folder or dropped in the Direct Appeal box in the main office. Email Amy Gropp Forbes with questions.   ... [Continue Reading]


Apply to Exciting Science and STEM Enrichment Programs for 2016 Summer Break!

Students Can Apply Now for Exciting Science and STEM Enrichment Programs during 2016 Summer Break! STEM Summer in the City is the DOE’s new FREE, five week program for children currently in grades 2- 10, running from 8:30 am – 2:30 pm, July 7 – August 11. Deadline to enter your child in the online lottery is Friday, May 20, so apply HERE asap if you are interested!  For more info and to ... [Continue Reading]

June 27 will be a Non-Attendance Day

As you may know, schools in New York City can make certain changes in their schedule with the approval of the staff, the PTA, and the Department of Education.  Our staff and PTA (at the April PTA Meeting) voted to approve having Monday, June 27, as a nonattendance day for students and a professional development day for staff.  That proposal was approved by the Department of Education. Teachers ... [Continue Reading]


Leaving 321?

Although we hope that all our children currently in grades K-4 will continue at PS 321 next year, we know that sometimes families move out of the ... [Continue Reading]

Committee Updates


No Trash Lunches

One of the biggest ways to reduce overall waste (and often contribute to healthier meals) is to strive for no-trash lunches. Inspired by January's Green and Healthy month, the ... [Continue Reading]