Welcome to P.S. 172

Mr. G Jack Spatola, Principal  *  Ms. E. Gunderson, Assistant Principal

News: P.S. 172 recognized as one of the top ten public schools in NYS.

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Welcome to our web site! You'll find information about our school and community.  Please share your feedback with us on what else you'd like to find here by contacting our site administrator.  

P.S. 172 In the News

posted Oct 27, 2015, 10:45 AM by PS 172

The amazing P.S. 172 has been making the news again! Check out The New York Times profile on our Principal Mr. Spatola and recent stories on our school's outstanding test scores here: In The News

SLT and PTA meetings tonight!

posted Oct 27, 2015, 10:38 AM by PS 172   [ updated Oct 27, 2015, 10:39 AM ]

Join us tonight for a School Leadership Team meeting at 4:45 pm and the October PTA meeting at 7:00 pm in the auditorium. Tonight's PTA meeting will focus on Internet & Community Safety. Parents will learn helpful tips and advice from an information security expert about how to keep your kids safe while using the internet.  Also, learn about other safety tips from representatives of 72nd Precinct.

See you there!

FREE Zumba for Parents, Thursdays, 5:00pm - 6:00pm

posted Oct 19, 2015, 7:05 PM by PS 172

Join us in dancing to Latin Rhythms while getting healthy!  Classes are led by certified Zumba instructor and P.S. 172 parent Olga Robinson. Classes run through December 10, 2015 

Muffins with Mom, October 21st, 8:00 a.m. - 8:40 a.m.

posted Oct 19, 2015, 6:20 PM by PS 172

Moms have your picture taken with your children and join them in the cafeteria for breakfast and mini muffins. 

Smile! Picture Day is Tuesday, October 6

posted Oct 5, 2015, 8:09 PM by PS 172

Pick out your best outfit and comb your hair--Picture Day is Tuesday, October 6th. Individual and class photos will be taken for all grades.

After School Enrichment is Back!

posted Sep 26, 2015, 9:20 AM by PS 172

Find out what is being offered for P.S. 172's After School Enrichment Activities. From Lego Robotics to soccer to arts & crafts, there's something for every student. 

Forms and more can be found here.

School Policies and Information--at your fingertips!

posted Sep 26, 2015, 9:00 AM by PS 172

As the 2015-2016 school year gets underway, please take some time to review the P.S. 172 Parent Handbook, School Policies, and more. You can find all of this information in the "School Information" section of the website. 

Hard copies of the Parent Handbook were sent home with your child at the beginning of the year. We hope you'll use our website as a backup source of information about our school and policies.

Mother Son Dance photos

posted Jun 1, 2015, 1:28 PM by PS 172

A selection of photos from the Mother Son event on May 1st are now up on the Events page. Check it out! Thanks to everyone who came out for a great night!

May Announcements!

posted May 5, 2015, 8:32 AM by PS 172

The warm weather seems to be here to stay! Here are upcoming events and activities in May. Mark your calendars!

  • Soccer Tournaments:  Saturdays:  May 9th and 16th, 10:00 - 11:30 am
  • Teacher Appreciation Week May 4-8th
  • PTA Fun Run in Prospect Park!:  Sat, May 9th,10 am, Meet at Bartel Prichard Square 
  • Zumba for Parents: Saturdays, May 16th, 23rd, and 30th at 10 am
  • Kids Go Green:  Saturday, May 9th, 11:30 am - 12:30 p.m.
  • Culture Fair: May 13th
  • SLT Meeting:  Tuesday, May 26th, 4:40-6:30 p.m
  • PTA Meeting: Tuesday, May 26th, 6:30-8 p.m.  
  • Silly Friday, Friday, May 29th, PTA Election at Cafecito! Box Tops Contest Ends.  Parents as Learning Partners 7:45 am - 10 am

  • Torneos soccor, los sabados el 9 y 16 de mayo a las 10 -11:30 am
  •  Semana del aprecio del profesor el 4 de mayo – 8 de mayo
  • PTA divirtido correr para recaudar fondos en Prospect Park el sabado, 9 de mayo, 10 am.  Reunirá en Bartel Prichard Square
  • Gratis * Zumba para los Padres: cada sábado: 2, 16, 23, y 30 de mayo a las 10:00 am – 11:00 am
  •  Kids Go Green : Sábado, 9 de mayo de 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • cultura espectáculo:  el 13 de mayo
  • 29 de mayo a las 8 de la manana: Elecciones de la Junta Ejecutiva de la PTA para 2015-2016 en cafecito, padres como compañeros de lectura, viernes entretenido! Box Tops concurso ha terminado.  

April Announcements

posted Apr 15, 2015, 8:25 AM by PS 172   [ updated Apr 15, 2015, 8:26 AM ]

Here are some upcoming items to take note of for April.

Yearbook pages for 5th Graders due end of April! Please email Feryal for more information: feryal75@yahoo.com

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Read A Thon starts: March 30th and runs through May 4th

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*Free* Zumba for Parents: Saturdays, April 18th and 25th at 10 am

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*Free* Kids Go Green: Creating Cherry Blossom Flowers with Recycled Egg Cartons.  
Please bring paper egg carton. Saturday, April 18th, 11:30 am - 12:30 p.m.

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Silly Friday, Friday, May 1st, Cafecito and Parents
as Learning Partners 7:45 am - 10 am 

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PTA Executive Board Elections for 2015-2016 Coming Up - please contact 
Naila Rosario and Joy Leonard for more info: joyleonardnyc@gmail.com

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SLT (Student Leadership Team) Elections for 2015-2016 Coming Up – please contact 
Joanna Marks for more info: joannamayfield@gmail.com

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