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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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