Welcome to PS 217

In the heart of victorian Flatbush is a gem of a school that is highly regarded for its academic rigor and cultural enrichment. With open arms it has welcomed a diverse community offering the opportunity for pre-k to 5 grade education for all.

This site is a way to stay current on all the activities at the school and welcome current parents, alumni and students alike.

May
30
Thu
2013
Spring Concert Series
May 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

LATIN FEVER DANCE STUDIO
Salsa performed by the studio’s kids’ troupe, followed by a participatory dance workshop
for kids and adults

Jun
13
Thu
2013
Spring Concert Series
Jun 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

HOLLER
Rousing Bluegrass music from the Appalachian North and South

Jun
20
Thu
2013
Spring Concert Series
Jun 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SOUL, JAZZ AND BLUES
Singer-songwriter Shayna Steele with David Cook on piano
Bring blankets and picnic dinners and enjoy a musical evening with family and friends

Sep
18
Wed
2013
Grade 1 and 4 Orientation
Sep 18 @ 8:45 am – 10:20 am
Sep
19
Thu
2013
Grade 3 and 5 Orientation
Sep 19 @ 8:45 am – 10:20 am
Community District Education Council 22 meeting
Sep 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Sep
20
Fri
2013
Kindergarten and Grade 2 Orientation
Sep 20 @ 8:05 am – 9:40 am
Sep
24
Tue
2013
Fall/Harvest Workshop @ PS217 Garden
Sep 24 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
SLT Meeting @ Principal's office
Sep 24 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Sep
27
Fri
2013
Kindergarten Parent/Teacher Breakfast
Sep 27 @ 8:00 am – 8:45 am

The 411 on 217

Calendar

FEBRUARY 2020

12          Student of the Month Grades 2 & 3

The Bully and the Beast – Parent Workshop @ 8:15 AM

13          Student of the Month Grades 4 & 5

13/14    Lunchtime Valentine’s Day Bake Sale

14          Second Friday – Grades 3, 4 and 5 @ 8:15 AM

17          Presidents Day – School Closed

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Last Day of Discovery Zone – Thursday, February 13, 2020

 

Discovery Zone After School – Fall Edition is ending this week. Discovery Zone After School classes will still take place on Wednesday, February 12 and Thursday, February 13. There will be no Discovery Zone on Friday, February 14!

The Spring Edition of our Discovery Zone After School Program will start upon returning from our [...] Read more →

Kindness and Respect Are at HOME at PS 217

“Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.” – Mark Twain

February is National Random Acts of Kindness Month. It is the perfect opportunity to discuss with your children what respect, kindness, compassion or empathy are and how these should be the norm in everyone’s life. If you are walking the [...] Read more →

The Bully and the Beast – Parent Workshop – Wednesday 2/12/20

What a perfect time for a great workshop! Right in the middle of our Respect for All Week, we invite all of our families to attend The Bully and the Beast, a bullying prevention parent workshop taking place this Tuesday, February 12 at 8:15 AM in the PS 217 Library (Room 307). Bullying can threaten [...] Read more →