• Spring Swap is 4/3 (Everything is FREE!)

    Join the PTA as we host our bi-annual spring swap on Wed 4/3 in the school yard from 2:30-4:00pm! Families donate what they don't need, and everyone is welcome to take what they like for free! We'll also have baked goods for sale.

    Have things to donate? We're accepting preK to 5th grade clothing, shoes, accessories, books, toys and games through Wed 3/27. Drop off all donations at the main entrance. Labeling by size and folding are appreciated. Please, NO adult items.

    See you there!

    P.S. 172 Beacon School of Excellence
  • Virtual Parent Workshop Series

    Join us on ZOOM for a series of virtual parent workshops presented by CITE.

    March 21- Internet Safety at 7 PM

    March 28- Cyber Bullying at 7 PM

    April 11- Dealing with Video Game Addiction at 7 PM

    May 2- Saying 'No' to Children at 7 PM

    June 5- Assertive Discipline at 7 PM

    **All workshops will be delivered in both English & Spanish.

    **ZOOM links to workshops will be shared on Talking Points the afternoon of the workshop.

    P.S. 172 Beacon School of Excellence
  • It's STEAM Saturday!

    Come join our science and arts teachers for a fun and FREE morning of STEAM (Science Technology Engineering Art Math) activities! We've got everything from coding and slime to paint spinners and collage. RSVP here.

    Saturday March 16 - 10am-1pm

    Snacks will be available for purchase.

    P.S. 172 Beacon School of Excellence
  • Spring enrichment clubs have been CONFIRMED!

    Click to pay for an enrichment club or donate a scholarship for another student.

    There are still clubs with openings! Click here to learn more.

    P.S. 172 Beacon School of Excellence
  • Spring Enrichment Applications Are Open!

    Spring enrichment club applications have arrived! Ever wanted to code using Scratch? Dreamed of stretching your voice in a choir? Learned to sew or cook health recipes?  Check out our offerings and apply today!

    Applications close Mon 2/5, and students will be alerted if they received a placement by 2/16. Please note that applying is not guarantee of a placement, as spots are limited. Applications are NOT evaluated on a first come, first served basis.

    P.S. 172 Beacon School of Excellence
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March Dates at a Glance

  • DOE School Closures
    • March 7th - Half Day (PT Conferences)
    • March 28th - All after school programs cancelled (enrichment and After 3)
    • March 29th - Easter Holiday
  • PTA General Meeting on Zoom -  March 15th - 6:30-7pm
  • Cyber Safety Workshop Series - March 15th - 7-8pm
  • Families as Learning Partners -  March 18th - 1:45pm
  • Spring enrichment clubs begin - March 18th
  • Our new family communications system, Talking Points, has launched! Please see announcements for more information. Having issues with the new system? Email