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.

PS 217 Parent Association wants to help support you while school is closed.

If you need groceries or other emergency supplies (especially if you are single a parent or now anyone who is elderly), or can volunteer to buy and deliver supplies, please fill out this survey or email peopleinneednyc@gmail.com or ps217parents@gmail.com.

If you need help setting up online learning, please email ps217parents@gmail.com or text us at (833) 682-7803 with your preferred language (Arabic, Bangla, Hindi/Urdu, Spanish, Russian, English, Nepali) and we will help.

May
23
Thu
2013
Spring Concert Series
May 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

VEVERITSE BRASS BAND
An exciting and playful tapestry of sound

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

The 411 on 217

Can you volunteer help or do you need help?

Hi PS 217 parents,

We hope you’re staying healthy and well in this challenging time. The PS 217 Parents Association wants to make sure that all our families have their basic needs met during the COVID-19 pandemic. Some of us are sick; some are not. Some of us still have sources of income; many of [...] Read more →

PS 217 Parents Association Remote General Meeting

PS 217 Parents Association Remote General Meeting

Tuesday May 19th 6:30 PM

Mr Bonilla will give updates and then we will discuss various projects that the PA is working on, including elections for next year’s Parent Association executive board positions.

Google Meets: meet.google.com/mmq-igtm-tmc

Or call in on the phone: +1 573-349-0166, and then enter [...] Read more →

Note from the PA

Hello! The PS 217 PA will have virtual meetings this week in different languages. Call 978.990.5000 and press code 791051. اردو Tuesday at 6pm; বাংলা Wednesday at 10am; العربية Wednesday at 12pm; English Wednesday at 6pm; Español Thursday at 6pm.   Thank you! Read more →

Schools closed starting tomorrow, Monday 3/16

Please be advised that all NYC DOE public schools are CLOSED starting tomorrow, March 16, 2020. Please stay healthy and stay tuned for future important updates about virtual learning and school resumption (on or after April 20, 2020).

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