The Direct Appeal Is On!

This week, children will be bringing home a copy of the Direct Appeal in their red folders. As you may know, the Direct Appeal is the PTA's most significant fundraiser. It supports smaller class sizes, helps funds a full and enriching curriculum, and provides professional development for our teachers. Please donate today! You can make a one-time donation or divide your gift into convenient, ... [Continue Reading]

picture day

Picture Day is Here

Picture Day is Going On Now!  We still need volunteers for Wednesday and Thursday in all time slots to help organize and prepare our students to look their best. Go to to sign up for a day/time slot or email or to sign up or for more information. Thank you for helping our kids look their best for their school photos! ... [Continue Reading]

Green & Healthy Lunchtime

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 for a list of some of our favorite reusable containers and wraps for snacks, sandwiches, salads and hot ... [Continue Reading]


Did you miss the Volunteer Fair?

If you missed the Volunteer Fair but would like more information on getting involved, please contact Volunteer Coordinator Cristi Sauser. We are always eager to welcome new volunteers to help with everything from Holiday Shop, Spring Carnival, and the Auction and Gala, to lunchroom, Kids Clubs, Photo Day, and more. Contact Cristi at ... [Continue Reading]


Sign Up to Stay Informed

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. ... [Continue Reading]


Support 321 While You Shop

Shop at Fairway Market via the PS 321 Fairway Community Partners program and 3% of your total purchase will be donated to our school! All families should have received the Fairway program card via red folders. Use it every time you shop at any Fairway Market. The closest Fairway Market is located at 480-500 Van Brunt Street in Red Hook.  If you need an additional or replacement card, please ... [Continue Reading]


NYC Schools Account: Have You Signed Up?

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 account yet, you'll have to visit Deb Orr, the Parent Coordinator, ... [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]