Author - 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...

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Museum of Math events

Math Encounters: “'Rithmetic Revisited” with Carl Pomerance Wednesday, November 4, 4:00 pm and 7:00 pm How could there be something we don't know about arithmetic — didn't we learn it all in third grade? But here's a problem we don't know the solution to: What is the fastest way to multiply?...

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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...

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Art and Culture Around Town

CHINESE NEW YEAR FAMILY CELEBRATION: THE YEAR OF THE SHEEP Kick off the Year of the Sheep with a free lion dance and kung-fu demonstration in front of China Institute at 125 East 65th Street. Following the lion dance, join our workshops and activities for families inside China Institute, which...

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