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PS 87 Backpack News: March 9, 2020

PS 87 Auction Join us on March 28, from 7-11 p.m., at Rodeph Sholom! Buy your tickets now! All of the information you need can be found on our website! We’ve extended the donation deadline to Wednesday, March 11. We still need more items! Donation form is here.  Win the $100 GOLDEN TICKET! Get your…

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PS 87 Backpack News: March 2, 2020

Dear families, Our March book of the month is Zero by Kathryn Otoshi.  Many of you may remember a prior book of the month entitled One by the same author. Much like One, Zero teaches us an important lesson through number characters. The main character of this book is Zero. Zero compares herself to other…

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PS 87 Backpack News: February 24, 2020

Parents Association – Get Involved! Our PA presidents spend countless hours each week to ensure that the PA board, parent volunteers, and administration are all working together to meet the needs of our children. They also represent PS 87 as part of the District 3 President’s Council. We are a PA, not a PTA, so…

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PS 87 Backpack News: February 10, 2020

Dear Families, February’s book of the month is How to Be a Lion by Ed Vere.  How to Be a Lion is the story of a lion named Leonard who does not fit the fierce image that many of us have of lions.  He is a gentle soul who likes to sit on his “thinking…

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PS 87 Backpack News: February 3, 2020

PS 87 Auction is March 28! PS 87 is going Back to ‘78 this year. Get your tickets, Teacher Treats, and Principal for a Day contest tickets online NOW at https://site.ps87.info/auction-2020/. We will be selling tickets for the Live Auction and Silent Auction raffles in person at various school events over the coming weeks. Please…

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PS 87 Backpack News: January 27, 2020

PS 87 Day is Tomorrow! A reminder to come to school in full PS 87 gear!  If you still need to snag some, we’ll be selling PS 87 clothing tomorrow (Tuesday) morning drop-off, inside the lobby of the school.  All clothing will be more than 50% off! Grab t-shirts for $10 and sweatshirts for $20!  …

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PS 87 Backpack News: January 13, 2020

Dear Families, Happy New Year!  We are happy to have all of the children back at school rested and ready to work. The first book of the month for 2020 is When You are Brave by Pat Zietlow Miller. In this book, we are given advice on how to look inward to gain the courage…

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PS 87 Backpack News: December 16, 2019

From Your PA Presidents Can you believe this is the last Backpack News of 2019?!  With the new year right around the corner, many people are already making their resolutions. If you are sick of making promises you can’t keep, like working out, eating right, or not yelling at your kids, you are not alone!…

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PS 87 Backpack News: December 2, 2019

Dear families, Our December book of the month is We Don’t Eat Our Classmates by Ryan T, Higgins. In this book, Higgins uses humor to teach us a lesson about empathy. In the story, we meet Penelope Rex. Penelope is nervous about the about the first day of kindergarten. Like many students who are anxious…