Backpack News Archive

PS 87 Backpack News: November 4, 2019

Nov 4, 2019

Dear Families, November’s book of the month is ‘The Bad Seed‘ by Jory John.  In this book we meet a “bad seed.” He cuts people in line, shows up late, and does not listen to others.  He is so bad that the other seeds call him a bad seed when they think he can’t hear…

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PS 87 Backpack News: October 28, 2019

Nov 2, 2019

Scholastic Book Fair, Nov. 8-15  This amazing book fair will transform our lobby into a pop-up bookstore that will take our reading enthusiasts on many wonderful adventures. With more than 2,000 titles to choose from, your kids will surely find something that both kids and parents will love! But we need your help to make…

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PS 87 Backpack News: October 21, 2019

Oct 21, 2019

Harvest Fest is coming!  PS 87’s SPOOKTACULAR Harvest Fest is just around the corner. On Saturday, October 26, from 2-6 p.m, the school will be morphed into a frightfully fun extravaganza! If you haven’t had a chance to sign up yet, we still need volunteers for these popular booths and more: Fright Academy Haunted House…

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PS 87 Backpack News: October 15, 2019

Oct 16, 2019

Picture Day(s) – October 17 & 18 Photo Day is Thursday, October 17 for 1st, 3rd and 5th grades and Friday, October 18 for Prek, K, 2nd and 4th grades. 5th grade parents, please try to avoid middle school tours on photo day.  A makeup date will be scheduled during December. There will be no…

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PS 87 Backpack News: October 7, 2019

Oct 7, 2019

Dear Families,  This week we will have our annual four tenets assemblies for all grades. For those who are new to the PS 87 family, we have four tenets that define how we expect everyone, both children and adults, to behave as members of our community. When speaking to the children, I liken the tenets…

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PS87 Backpack News: September 23, 2019

Sep 27, 2019

Volume 29, No. 3   The Weekly Newsletter of the PS 87 Community | September 23, 2019 From Your PA Presidents  Now that we have made it through two full weeks of school, we wanted to take a minute to say thank you to all of you who helped make our first few PA…

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PS87 Backpack News – Inbox Only Edition: 9/16/19

Sep 16, 2019

This is an inbox-only edition of Backpack News. This year, Backpack News will be delivered in both print and inbox-only formats.   Join Rising New York Road Runners! Spots are available for PS 87’s Rising New York Road Runners!  Rising NYRR is a year-round co-ed running program for 3rd – 5th Graders that will take place on Friday mornings at…

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Backpack News: Sep 9, 2019

Sep 9, 2019

Dear PS 87 families, Welcome back!  I hope all of you were able to relax and recharge during the summer.  I love the beginning of the school year because it gives us the opportunity to recommit to our school’s mission which is “to build a stimulating and inclusive environment in which every student develops academically,…

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