Looking for a fun, family-oriented way to support the school this spring? Do you like games, face painting, crafts, cotton candy, bouncy castles or used-book sales? If so, the Spring Carnival might be the perfect opportunity for you to give back to PS 321. It’s a huge event and we need many volunteers, and there are many options to participate. […]
Mark your calendars for Thursday, May 25, from 6:30pm to 8pm. Around the World is a favorite family night where children can travel across the globe right here at school, learning about different cultures as they go from room to room. Last year, kids got to experience Indian henna, Japanese crafts and games, Jamaican music and dancing, Mexican dances, and much more. It was all […]
We’re excited to announce the launch of a new section on PS 321’s math website: our math facts fluency support page! Looking to support your child with math facts fluency at home? Hoping to make it fun and engaging? We’ve got you covered! Our new fluency support hub has the best in games, apps, and other activities. Help make sure […]
Proofs from Picture Retake Day as well as copies of proofs from Fall Picture Day came home last week in your child’s red folder. You can order pictures (and magnets, notepads, mugs, keychains, etc.!) at PictureDay.com. Email Stacie at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Did you miss the 6th annual School’s Out: Summer Camp and After-School Expo? Don’t fret. You can see who exhibited and learn more about the participating programs here. From sleepaways and day camps to programs specializing in sports, art, theater, cooking, skateboarding, coding, gaming…you name it, there was something for everyone at School’s Out. Thank you once again to Liberty Travel of […]
Earlier this year, your child created an artwork at school to transform into a heartwarming, personalized gift. You can get that artwork printed on all kinds of household items, accessories, and clothing — from t-shirts, iphone cases, and water bottles, to mugs, tote bags, mouse pads, and cutting boards—all year long, and a portion of every order placed goes toward the PS 321 […]
Are you a Kindergarten parent new to packing lunch? Do you have an older child and your lunch containers have seen better days? A 4th Grade parent trying to navigate out to lunch options in the neighborhood? The Green & Healthy committee has you covered! Visit ps321.org/no-trash-lunches/ for a list of some of our favorite reusable containers and wraps for snacks, sandwiches, salads and […]
The PS 321 administration and PTA rely on email to connect with parents and caregivers. In order to stay current and receive important announcements about everything from parent-teacher conferences and snow days to school events and volunteer opportunities, please sign up for the PS 321 email list through our online form.
If your child took the State ELA/Math tests this Spring, individual scores will be released earlier this summer than in years past (although we have not been given an exact date). To view your child’s state test scores when they are released, you will need to log in to your family’s NYC Schools Account. If you have not set up your […]
Our 1980s-themed Spring Gala & Auction is Friday, May 12, and we’re starting to gather the goods! Please consider making or arranging a donation to help raise money for PS 321. Donate here or share the link.
Come join the fun of leading a PTA event or, better yet, take on a PTA officer role for next year. We are looking for Co-Chairs to head Family Arts Night, Family Tech Day, and Neighborhood Classics, to name a few. If you are interested in hearing more about these positions or have questions on how to sign up, contact Cristi Sauser. […]
Please fill out your school survey and make your voice heard! It only takes a couple of minutes and a high response rate helps PS 321. The DOE uses your feedback to evaluate our school and surveys are anonymous. If you have more than one child at the school, you will receive a survey for your oldest child only. Filling […]
As a reminder, the State ELA tests will be administered to 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders on March 28, 29, and 30. The Math tests will be administered on May 1st, 2nd, and 3rd. If you missed the PTA meeting last week with Principal Liz Phillips and teachers about the State Tests and would like more information, you can find […]
Set your alarm: On April 4 at 8:00 am we will be hosting an INCLUDEnyc workshop, “Understanding Your Child’s IEP,” with presenter Ruth DiRoma. The discussion will help parents gain a better understanding of how to read their child’s IEP, understand the sections, and learn where to find recommendations and important information. If you don’t know about INCLUDEnyc, it is a valuable nonprofit resource […]
PS 321 Afterschool Enrollment Form If you still have not paid for your Kid’s Club, your payment is LATE. Please follow the link and pay as soon as possible.
The Diversity Committee is pleased to announce the No Place For Hate Book Club in partnership with Community Bookstore. Click here for more information and to join!
From the Dept. of Education to our families: All of our students have a right to attend public school, regardless of immigration status. To inform families of this right and reassure them that their children are safe in our classrooms, Chancellor Carmen Farina has prepared the letter and FAQ below:
Thanks to teachers, staff, parents and students for a fabulous Green & Healthy month! We hope you keep using some of the tools you learned. We’ve provided a list of 10 easy ways to keep up the good work!
The PS 321 PTA needs to raise $800 per child and we can’t do it without your help. Last year, nearly 500 families gave to the Direct Appeal. So far this year, just over 300 families have given. We understand that not every family can afford to contribute $800 per child, but we need every family to give what they […]