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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…

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PS 87 Backpack News: November 18, 2019

From Your PA Presidents Thanksgiving is right around the corner and that got us thinking about our amazing school community and all of the things we are thankful for.  Here are a few:  -Fun moms who like to hang out together. Join us at Mom’s Night Out, Tuesday Nov. 19, 7-10 p.m. at Da Capo…

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PS 87 Backpack News: November 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

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

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

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…