Wednesday, April 17, 2013


Dear PS/IS 217 Families & Teachers,

Silent Auction

We are accepting donations/class ads/business & family ads for the Art Show & Silent Auction (April 27). The very last deadline for donations is this Friday, April 19. If you have any questions or suggestions, please email
The next Silent Auction Committee and Volunteers Meeting is Thursday, April 18, after the drop-off at in the Main Street Sweets Coffee Shop (next to Trellis). Please come if you want to volunteer or have ideas or suggestions about the Auction. If you cannot make it, but still want to help, please email
If you want to donate money directly to the Art Program, you can do this by going to the website
. It was created by PS/IS217 parents to ensure that the Art program stays at PS/IS 217 for the next school year.

PTA General Meeting

PTA General Meeting will be Thursday, April 18, at 6 pm (please, note that the time of the meeting has been changed from 8:40 am to 6 pm because of the state testing this week). PTA is accepting nomination for the Executive Board positions for the next school year.

Love Your Block, Love Our Earth

Come on out to this family-friendly event on Saturday, April 20. Join the festivities as we celebrate the Earth day.
Event activities include planting colorful flowers, uncovering Earth treasures with an archeological dig activity, creating sculpture from natural materials, and an art project - and more. This will be a fun day outdoors, rain or shine!
You can register by emailing or filling the form that have been sent in the backpacks.
10:00 AM - activities begin for K to 3rd grade
1:00 PM - activities for 4 to 6th grades
Check in: ground floor of the Motorgate Gallery next to Gristedes beginning 9:45 AM for the 10 AM session and 12:45 PM for the 1 PM session

BoxTops News

Congratulations to Bernadette Seruhere (K004), who has collected more than 100 BoxTops and became a new winner of our competition. Great job!

Have a great week!

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