A special thanks to all the parent volunteers that helped make school picture day run so smoothly!
The PTA meeting originally scheduled for October 30thhas been moved to Tuesday October 23rd to accommodate a special presentation about our after school enrichment program. Hope to see you all there!
Friday, October 27thwill be our annual “DADS – Take Your Child to School Day”. A flyer with more information will be sent home.
Get Ready to dress up! – PS 172 will be hosting its first Costume Parade on October 31stat 9am. A letter was sent home containing specific information about the parade that also provided some specific guidelines about appropriate costumes. If you do not want your child to participate in the parade, simply notify your child’s teacher. An alternate activity will be planned.
The 5th grade graduation committee is sponsoring a bake sale during both lunch periods on Tuesday 10/23. Goodies can be purchased for $1-$2 and all proceeds will go to supporting our 5th grade graduation activities.
The school website continues to be updated and now includes grade specific curriculum information, links to websites for homework help, online research tools and links to our Reading A to Z program. 5th grade parents will be interested in browsing the middle school tabs and the school calendar is a handy resource for any parent. Continue checking in to PS172.org to see the changes.
The PTA is sponsoring a Fall Bingo night at PS 172 on Friday October 26th. Join the fun in the auditorium from 6:30 – 8:00 pm.
PS 172 conducted its 3rd fire drill of the school year today. Once again, the students evacuated quickly and quietly. Well done!
Classroom thermostats that were malfunctioning are in the process of being replaced. This should go a long way to regulating the temperature of our classrooms.