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School’s Out Summer Camp and After-School Expo THIS SAT, Feb 6!

Join us this Saturday, February 6, from 12 to 4 pm.  Discover more than 60 amazing programs for your child’s summer, spring, mid-winter and after-school activities. The School’s Out Expo, now in its fifth year, is free and open to the public. There will be more than 60 fantastic exhibitors from Brooklyn, Manhattan, Westchester, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, New England and beyond offering ... [Continue Reading]

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Please Donate to the Direct Appeal

The PTA must raise $800 per child this year in order to maintain the staff and enrichments we currently have at PS 321. Teacher salaries are the single biggest line item in the PTA budget. When salaries increased with the new UFT contract, our fundraising needs increased as well. We know that families value smaller class sizes, so the PTA is working hard to raise the money required to continue ... [Continue Reading]

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PS 321 Band Concert – Feb 10

Our PS 321 Band students take to the stage on Wednesday, Feb 10. The concert is open to all PS 321 families, so don't miss it! Doors open at 6:15 pm, concert begins at 6:30 pm. See you there! ... [Continue Reading]

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Clean out your closets and raise money for 321

Do you have kids clothes that were barely worn before being outgrown? Last year PS 321 joined Schoola.com, an organization that resells gently used clothes, generating money for participating schools. 40% of proceeds from each sale go to PS 321 and your participation is so easy and painless..  Simply place a request for a pre-addressed bag to be sent to your home, fill it with gently worn kids ... [Continue Reading]

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A Grandparents and Special Friends Day — Mar 11

As you know, each month we have a “Family Friday” – an opportunity for parents to join their children in the classroom and actively engage in their child’s learning. The children are always excited to bring their guests in to meet their teacher, view their work, and participate in a morning activity. Imagine how thrilled they will be to welcome grandparents and special friends into their ... [Continue Reading]

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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]

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Our Teachers Love These Math Games… And Are Excited to Share Them With You!

With our new community math website, www.ps321math.com,  we hope to bring together the best (and the most fun) in math games. This month, we are focusing on the games section of the website by highlighting one ‘highly recommended’ math game per grade. Want to learn more? Find the game recommended by our teachers for your child, as well as an entire library of the best in downloadable math games ... [Continue Reading]

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Auction Items Needed

It’s time to start collecting donations for this year’s Spring Auction & Gala being held on May 20th, 2016. Our auction items are donated entirely ... [Continue Reading]

Committee Updates

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Testing Task Force Update

After noting widely held concerns among educators about the excessive length of the state tests, and after promising to shorten the exams, NYS Education Commissioner Elia ... [Continue Reading]

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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]