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What's Happening at P.S. 247?


NYC Reads 365 challenges New Yorkers to read every single day. Read for pleasure, read to find out, read to argue, read to persuade, read to laugh, read to cry, read to understand, read to forget. Help us create a new generation of readers.
As part of the New York City Reads 365 initiative, our school was sent many wonderful books to get our students started. Posted outside the library are the reading lists for grades K-5. Stop by the library to check out our new books!
For more information, read the press release for 
NYC Reads 365.

Our student council did a beautiful job of putting together activity bags for children who are patients at Maimonides Children's Hospital. Mrs. Meyerson dropped off the character band-aids and the bags to the hospital. Thank you so much to all who participated!

Our school raised over $5,000 during Jump Rope for Heart this year.
We're so thankful to all of the students and staff that contributed!

Our top 3 star fundraisers are
Jack S. (2-319)
Evan C. (4-305)
Madison H. (5-417)

Great work P.S. 247!!
Check out the photos here!

Check out your child's grade newsletter to find out important information about important events and topics covered. Go to our Parent Information link, then click on Grade Newsletters.

Check out our new Library Guide to see what new books we have in the library, search through our library catalog and click on some great resources! It's under the "Library Media Center" tab.

Support P.S. 247 by going to SchoolStore.com/info and earn prizes!
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Support our school and show some school spirit for P.S. 247 by purchasing a polo shirt with our logo on it.
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A Note from our Parent Coordinator

PS 247 is joining the Relay for Live movement on June 18, 2016 to raise funds and awareness to save lives from cancer. During a Relay event, participants and survivors celebrate what they've overcome. Please join us with your support and donations towards a future without cancer. Send donations to Melissa Sheredos.

Each participant will have their name written on a Relay for Life footprint and will receive a breast cancer pencil.

The PTA at P.S. 247 will be holding our annual school auction on Friday, May 6th, at the Rex Manor. Tickets are $60 per person. While joining us for a fun-filled night of dinner and dancing, you will be supporting our students and school!
If you are interested in purchasing tickets, please contact our PTA or our parent coordinator, Melissa Sheredos.

Hope to see you there!


Hey Fourth Grade Students! 

You get access to America's Natural Wonders and historic sites for free! Just for being a 4th grader! 
Sign up for your pass at: https://www.everykidinapark.gov/



Check our Parent Information link to see updated information on middle school open houses for 2015-2016 for both Districts 20 and 21.

Friday, May 6
NYSESLAT Listening, Reading, and Writing

P.S. 247 Auction @ the Rex Manor

Monday, May 9
NYSESLAT Listening, Reading, and Writing

Tuesday, May 10
NYSESLAT Listening, Reading, and Writing

Wednesday, May 11
NYSESLAT Listening, Reading, and Writing

Thursday, May 12
NYSESLAT Listening, Reading, and Writing

Friday, May 13
NYSESLAT Listening, Reading, and Writing



Student Government
President:Eric F.
Vice President: Gabriella P.
Treasurer:Serafina F.
Secretary: Liam T.

Play Freerice and feed the hungry

Today, 5/6/2016
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Tomorrow, 5/7/2016
High: 61 Low: 51
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