Wednesday, March 13, 2013

4th Graders Gold Opera at P.S./I.S. 217 (Roosevelt Island School)

4th Graders at P.S./I.S. 217 every year work with Young Audiences New York.  Annual Gold Opera Project provides students with in-depth meaningful learning experiences through the arts over a multi-week schedule. Residency programs are skills-based, integrate with the curriculum, and address the Learning Standards and Blueprints for Teaching and Learning in the Arts. Through the Gold Opera Project students compose an opera with a professional artist in residence.

Saturday, March 2, 2013


Hawks' Happenings, March 4-10

Dear PS/IS 217 Parents & Teachers,

Concert, Wednesday, March 6

PS/IS 217 and Lincoln Center cordially invite you to a workshop & performance of
Broken Reed Saxophone Quartet
Wednesday, March 6th
3:15 to 5:45 pm
Light snacks served at 3:15 pm.
All 217 families are invited to this unique experience. Please register by filling and sending back the application that you'd received in the backpacks.

Silent Auction

The PTA is gearing up for one of our largest fundraisers of the year and we need your help. How can you make this event be greater than last year you may ask well I will give you some ways.
  1. Contribute to your class project/basket. Each basket will be themed and then sold to the highest bidder.
  2. Support your class ad. Each class is asked to purchase a full page in the auction brochure. Each class ad is $60.
  3. Solicit donations from establishments that you frequent or places that you work.
  4. Ask places that you frequent to take out an ad in our brochure catalog.
  5. Buy a family ad: $15 -quarter page; $30 - half page; $60 - full page
  6. Volunteer for set-up or the day of the event.
Please, email is you want to volunteer or have any questions or suggestions.

Test Prep - 3-8th grades

The school has collected $3900 for the TestPrep materials; the total cost of the order for grades 3-8 is $6375. If you have not yet donated money for your child's educational books, please don't forget to do this.
Thank you

Have a great week!

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