PS 217 of Brooklyn

School Happenings

The PS217 first graders starred in “A Bear-y Merry Holiday” this past December. Our music and movement teacher, Mrs. Fulmore, led the “bears” in this exciting musical with the help of the first grade teachers. Families and friends were delighted to see the polar bears, honey bears, grizzly bears and panda bears singing and dancing …

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Amazing Adaptations:The Dinosaur Adventure comes to 217

The first grade students at PS 217 were in for a treat on January 21, 2016. Invited by first grade teacher, Ms Small, the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Wildlife Theater performed a 45 minute interactive presentation about animal adaptations. The performers had the students out of their seats, singing, laughing and learning about the special adaptations …

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Puppetry in Practice

All second grade classes have just begun 10-week animation residencies with Puppetry in Practice, an organization based at Brooklyn College that is dedicated to enriching the curriculum through the arts. Each class is choosing a NYC landmark to focus on, and will be doing research and creating a short animated film presenting the history and …

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