Diverse Books

A new resource for families! Here the PS 321 Diversity Committee recommends recent and notable children’s fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that explore the vast range of ways of being in the world. Discover the Book of the Month that our community will be reading and talking about in September: Families, by Susan Kuklin

Families by Susan Kuklin

Fall 2015 Kid’s Club Volunteers!

We are officially looking for parent volunteers for the 2015 Fall Cycle!

If you’re unsure of what you might want to do, but would still like to be involved, feel free to ask questions or fill out the form with general information! We would love to involve the parents more in teaching our students.

Please fill out this form and email it to Courtney Gilbert at cgilbert@ps321.info or drop it off in the Kid’s Club mailbox in the Main Office at the beginning of the year.

Parent Solicitation Form Fall 2015

Co-Chairs needed for 2015-2016 PTA events.

volunteers needed

Show your school spirit and consider producing one of our PTA events or programs for the 2015-16 school year. A few of our co-chairs will be leaving the school or stepping into other roles and we are looking for:

  • A Grandparents Day coordinator ( March 4, 2016)
  • A 3-2-1 Staff Band concert co-chair
  • A new team for the 2016 Spring Auction & Gala (May 2016)
  • 321 Family Arts Night co-chairs (Dec 17, 2015)
  • Family Technology Night co-chairs (March 17, 2016)
  • Green & Healthy Night co-chairs (Jan 28, 2016)
  • Around the World in 80 Minutes co-chairs (May 26, 2016)

Pick your favorite event/interest! Please email Lauren Gropp Lowry for information and/or to sign-up.


Welcome to the new school year!

We look forward to welcoming everyone back on Wednesday, September 9, 2015.  Don’t forget that Kindergarten has an early dismissal on the first day – pick up for K classes is 11.50am. New families, please join us in the backyard on Friday, September 18 at 8.45am right after drop-off for our welcome breakfast. We will serve coffee, bagels, muffins and you’ll have a chance to meet Principal ... [Continue Reading]

Register online for your NYC Schools Account

Parents in all grades can now register online for their NYC Schools Account. Appointments are no longer needed. On the last day of school, every student brought home a temporary password and instructions on how to register for the account. You will also need your child's OSIS number (student ID) to complete your registration. If you don't know your child's student ID, email Parent Coordinator Deb ... [Continue Reading]

harvest day

Spring Harvest Day Spring 2015 Recipe!

        Here is our recipe from our awesome 321 Spring Harvest Day. Thank you to all of our fabulous 5th grade servers. They were a great addition and really great sports about the fashionable hair nets Zucchini Salad with Honey Basil Vinaigrette   Honey Basil Vinaigrette Fresh Basil 1/2 bunch Roasted garlic cloves 1/2 cup Honey 2 tablespoons Apple cider ... [Continue Reading]

Volunteer for the Diversity Committee

Recent events magnify the fact that we need to regularly share our positive values with our children. We value diversity at PS 321 and we have a lot of enriching events and activities we'd like to sponsor in the 2015-2016 school year. However, we won't be able to follow through without greater participation from more parents in the community (majority and minority). We have opportunities to ... [Continue Reading]

5th Grade

Getting Ready for 5th Grade

  Parents of current 4th Graders can sign up now for the 5th Grade email list. Starting in September 2015, you'll automatically receive emails about everything relating to 5th Grade. This is the best way to stay informed about the middle school process and all grade-wide activities. Even if you wrote down your email on the paper going around during the 4th Grade Parent Meeting with Liz, ... [Continue Reading]

Committee Updates


Stay tuned

Stay tuned for updates from our final Diversity Committee meeting on Monday, June 15 where we discussed leadership and goals for 2015-16, the role of the committee in our ... [Continue Reading]