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PS87 Backpack News: November 16, 2020

Vote for December’s Book! Kids – use your voice! Our kids will decide December’s book of the month! They can vote for their choice (or write in a candidate book) on this Google form. We will collect votes until November 25. Get those votes in and let your voices be heard!  Responses so far –…

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PS87 Backpack News: November 9, 2020

Dear Families, The November book of the month is Tomorrow I’ll Be Brave by Jessica Hische.  On the book’s website, the author states, “I wanted to write something uplifting, encouraging, and empowering—a book to help end the day excited for all the possibilities that tomorrow could bring. There are plenty of inspirational books out there…

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PS87 Backpack News: November 2, 2020

PS 87 PA Gift/Wrap Fundraiser  The PS 87 PA is holding its first fundraiser of the year. But there are only a few more days to get in your orders – it runs through November 8. With over 2,500 gift ideas and great gift wrap, you can check-off your holiday gift lists while supporting our…

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PS87 Backpack News:October 26, 2020

From the PA Presidents Dear Families, We want to correct a few items from the last issue.The committee members announced are the members for the 2020-2021 school year. It feels like we should be in 2021-2022 but we got a bit ahead of ourselves there.  We also wanted to announce that Stacy Cousino is the…

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PS87 Backpack News: October 19, 2020

From the Elected PA Presidents Dear Families, Welcome to another installment of Backpack News. As the leaves turn and the school routine settles in, we’d like to take a moment to highlight our recent Board elections.  First, a big thank you to all the outgoing committee members for your collective years of service. You have…

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PS87 Backpack News: October 5, 2020

From the Acting PA Presidents Dear Families, Now that we are officially back to school, it is a great time to rekindle our “One Family Under the Sun” community spirit. We are planning a number of events during the upcoming months. First up – Welcome Wednesdays! We’d like to extend a warm welcome to all…

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PS87 Backpack News: September 29, 2020

From the Desk of the Principal Dear Families,  As we begin this unusual school year, I’d like to introduce our four tenets to those that are new to the PS 87 community, and offer a reminder to those that are returning. These tenets define how we expect everyone, both children and adults, to behave as…

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PS87 Backpack News: September 14, 2020

From Your (Acting) PA Presidents Dear Families,  Welcome to the new school year!  We hope everyone had a nice summer and was able to enjoy time spent with family and loved ones.   We want to send a special welcome to all of our new families!  While this is not how any of us envisioned your…

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PS87 Backpack News: June 22, 2020

This is the last issue of Backpack News for the 2019/2020 School Year. Have a Great Summer! From the Desk of the Principal Dear Families, It is hard to believe that we are at the end of the school year.  Never in my wildest dreams did I think we would be ending the year quarantined…