It is difficult to believe that today is the final day of May. June will be a busy month, please look closely at the calendar that was sent home with your child or check the calendar featured on our website at www.ps172.org
Just a reminder… School will be closed on Tuesday June 4th for Eid and on Thursday June 6th for Brooklyn Day. (Teachers will be in the building on June 6th for professional development.)
PS 172’s invention convention was held on Tuesday May 28th. All the fifth graders did a wonderful job showing off their ingenuity. Special congratulations go to our first, second and third place winners…
In first place… Sheila Salinas for her 2 in 1 soda machine & Allison Cortes for her mini-crane
In second place… Emerson Dong for his portable A/C unit % Devin Jiang for his super carrier
In third place… Dashiell Nichols for his school selector & Natalie Galan for her math buddy
On Wednesday May 29th, first graders performed a musical version of their read-aloud The Miraculous Adventures of Edward Tulane. The show was a great success! Thanks to all the parents that came to see the show and thanks to all the first graders who did a brilliant job showcasing this amazing book!
For your calendar:
June 7th– Cultural Connections Day: Learning about Eid. We hope your family can join us for games, arts and crafts and a great selection of food. If you need information about tickets, please call the school at (718)965-4200
The last day of the After 3 program will be Thursday June 20th. From this date on, all students will be dismissed at 3:00
Grade 4 will take their NYS Science objective test on Monday June 3rd and grade 3 students will be taking a NYS field test in writing on Wednesday June 5th.
The final day of school is Wednesday June 26th. All students will be dismissed at 12:00 on that day. Report cards will be distributed on that day as well.
The grade 5 senior trip will be on Tuesday June 18th.
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!