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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…

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A message from the Culture & Community Committee (Sent to BPN on June 5)  As a representative of the Culture & Community Committee for PS 87, I am a proud parent of our beloved school and a black mother. I am positive you are all aware of the protests held over this past weekend and…

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Reminder!    No school on Thursday, June 4 and Tuesday, June 9.   From Your PA Presidents  Dear PS 87 Families, Although many things have surprised us during the past two years, never in our wildest dreams would we have predicted how this year turned out! In spite of the many challenges facing our community, we were…

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Hello, PS 87 families! After taking a break in order to transition to remote learning, we are back with BPN and our book of the month. This month’s book, chosen by our 4th grade student council, is Be You, written and illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds.   While we have our four tenets, I think we…

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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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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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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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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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