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A Note from our Parent Coordinator

Highlawn Library Closing for Improvements

From April 3 – May 3, 2015, Highlawn Library will close while we install new flooring, wiring and signage, and make other cosmetic improvements. The Library will reopen on Monday, May 4, 2015.

During this time, please visit these nearby neighborhood libraries:

Gravesend Library
303 Avenue X
718.382.5792

Mapleton Library
1702 60th Street
718.256.2117

New Utrecht Library
1743 86th Street
718.236.4086

Ryder Library
5902 23rd Avenue
718.331.2962

Bookmobile service will be provided on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11 am to 4 pm. You can also visit our website for access to many resources 24/7.


Great news! We received a check from Box Tops for $290.00 for November and December; and $297.00 for January and February.

Our Top Collectors:
Gianna O (1-217)
Aieleen Z (K-105)
Doris L (3-320)
Arianna A (4-305)
Tsz Fung W (2-317)
Ani K (5-413)
Sophia D (2-315)
Alan C (2-309)
Caitlyn Z (K-207)

Thank you everyone who participated!



Monday, May 4
DTFS Track Meet
NYSESLAT
Tuesday, May 5
NYSESLAT
Wednesday, May 6
5th Grade Picture Outside
NYSESLAT
Thursday, May 7
Family Literacy Event After School: Pre-K and Kindergarten
NYSESLAT

Thanks to the great work of everyone who participated, P.S. 247 collected a total of $500 dollars during our Penny Harvest this year. Student council has been meeting to determine where the funds will be donated to. We'll keep you posted!!

Our student government:
Ariel Y., president
Rami M., vice president
Matthew M., secretary
Emily T., treasurer


Play Freerice and feed the hungry

Today, 5/3/2015
High: 74 Low: 49
Partly cloudy
5% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 5/4/2015
High: 74 Low: 55
Mostly clear
8% chance of precipitation.