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.

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The 411 on 217



12          Student of the Month Pre-K, K & 1

Bullying and Cyberbullying  Prevention Parent Workshop @ 8:15 AM

13          Student of the Month Grades 2 & 3

14          Student of the Month Grades 4 & 5

CEC Application Period Begins

13/14    Valentine’s Day Bake Sale

City Harvest Ends

18 – 22 Midwinter Recess. [...] Read more →

Discovery Zone Spring Edition – Apply by Monday, February 11, 2019

A letter with program choices for each grade went home on Thursday, February 07, 2019. If your child is interested in attending the Discovery Zone Spring Edition and you have not returned your choices to school, please do it by Monday, February 11, 2019. 

Due to the amount of interest in this program, students will be accepted [...] Read more →

Bullying Prevention – Parent Workshop – Tuesday 2/12/19

February 11-15, 2019 is Respect for All (RFA) Week in all NYC public schools. We invite all of our families to a Bullying Prevention Parent Workshop this Tuesday, February 12 at 8:15 AM in the school Library (Room 307).

Bullying can threaten students’ physical and emotional safety at school and can negatively impact their ability [...] Read more →

Gear up in PS 217 Apparel – Deadline 02/15/2019

One more week to order your PS 217 spiritwear!

In need of PS 217 t-shirts, sweatshirts, sweatpants or hoodies? Here’s your chance!

To put in your order, please fill out the form you received in your child’s folder, place due money in an envelope and return them both to your child’s teacher Friday, February 15, [...] Read more →