We just completed our first annual PS 172 School Spirit Week. We saw a lot of crazy hats and hair styles. We saw “celebrities” and even had a chance to re-experience other decades. All through the week, students also voted for a school mascot. The votes are now officially in… And the new PS 172 school mascot is…. The Eagle.
Wednesday’s Family Night was a big success. Thank you to all the students and parents that participated n the event. The art, soccer and science clinics were a big hit and the students in grades 3, 4, and 5 performed beautifully.
Mark your calendar…Memorial Day weekend will be another “No Homework” weekend.
Students are bringing home an invitation to PS 172’s Cultural Connection day: Learning about Eid. Please look for the notice in your child’s book bag today!
Arista and Archon applications were submitted this week. New members will be chosen next week and families will be notified.
Don’t miss our school’s upcoming art show. Every student will have a piece on exhibit. The PTA will host an ice cream fundraiser that night as well. The exhibit will be held next Thursday, May 23rdfrom 5:00 – 7:00pm.
The invention convention will be held during our May 28thPTA meeting. We hope you will join us and see all the innovative ideas on display.
The PTA is inviting all Read-A-Thon participants to our next PTA meeting on 5/28. Students will be receiving their certificates on that day and Read-A-Thin winners will be announced.
The NYS grade 4 science test is given in 2 parts: a performance section and a written section. The performance part of the exam will be administered beginning May 22nd. The written portion of the test will be given on June 3, 2019.
PS 172 is so very proud of Miss Dana Morales from class 2-203 and Miss Charlotte Milton from class 3-305. The girls were winners of this year’s Energy Conservation contest and attended a special ceremony at the Tweed courthouse where they each received a certificate and a brand new iPad. The girl’s winning artwork will be displayed in the NYCDOE office of sustainability’s 2019-2020 calendar.
A special shout out to Mrs. Laird from K-103. Mrs. Laird wasa 2019 Big Apple Awards Finalist. Fewer than 250 teachers out of the more than 7,500 applicants made it to the finals and Mrs. Laird was one of them. Thanks for all your hard work Mrs. Laird!
The PTA is looking for parents to join next year’s executive board and/or planning committees. If you are interested or just want to know more, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For your calendar:
May 23rd– PS 172 Art Show from 5-7pm
May 27th– Memorial Day – school closed / No Homework weekend
May 28th– Leadership Team meeting at 5pm and PTA meeting at 6:30pm,
Invention Convention @6:30pm
Please make note of the dates for some special end of the year celebrations…
June 13th– Arista / Archon ceremony for grade 5 students
June 18th– Pre-K moving up ceremony
June 21st– 5thgrade Graduation at Sunset Park HS and 5thgrade party!