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What's Happening at P.S. 247?

Our Super Hero Student Council met to assemble all of the activity bags we bought as a result of the money raised from the bake sale. Thank you all so much for your support. Our next step is to deliver these bags to the children who are in-patients at Maimonides Children’s Hospital.  

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Our Winter Family Literacy Event was a success!
Our 2nd families came in to learn about the different resources we have in the library. We learned all about winter and how snowflakes form. Families also worked together to create beautiful works of winter art. Click on the image below to see the full gallery!

Our school is participating in Jump Rope for Heart this year.
Get active and click below!

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!

Support our school and show some school spirit for P.S. 247 by purchasing a polo shirt with our logo on it.

A Note from our Parent Coordinator

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.

Thursday, February 11
Class 5-415 trip to NY Historical Society
9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Class 5-413 Trip to New Ruan's Resturant
10:45 AM - 1:30 PM
Friday, February 12
3rd grade Chinese New Year Celebration

Mon, Feb 15 - Fri, Feb 19
Winter Break

Saturday, February 27
Saturday Academy

Saturday, March 5
Saturday Academy

Saturday, March 12
Saturday Academy

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

Play Freerice and feed the hungry

Today, 2/11/2016
High: 30 Low: 18
Snow showers
30% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 2/12/2016
High: 28 Low: 19
Mostly cloudy
5% chance of precipitation.