Family Book Club

All the Way to the Top

Reading by Dawnica Conyette

The biography of Jennifer Keelan-Chaffins, a little girl whose involvement in the Disability Rights movement helped pass the law that allows people with disabilities to go to their local schools, take public transportation, and have access to all buildings.

Picture Day is Coming!

It is that time of year! Photos! This year some things will look a little different and some will look the same.

Parent Advocacy!

How to direct your concerns to the DOE and our Officials

Afterschool Programs

Some alternative programs that you can consider since the 87 Afterschool program is temporarily unavailable.

What's Happening at PS87

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PS87 Backpack News: December 7, 2020

Dear Families, In an effort to help the children to understand the power of their voices, the editors at the BPN set up a vote for our book of the month. After a few weeks of voting,  The Sad Little Fact by Jonah Winter was the winner and is our December book of the month….

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PS87 Backpack News: November 30, 2020

Dear families, As many of you may have heard, the mayor announced that in-person learning will resume on Monday, December 7. Here is the letter from the Chancellor. (Update for Families_November 29 2020.pdf) One of the important things to note is that COVID testing will now take place on a weekly basis. Parents of all…

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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…

West Side Campaign Against Hunger’s Turkey Challenge.

Calling all Artists! At this time of year, many New Yorkers will be visiting food pantries in the hopes of sharing the Thanksgiving holiday with their families. West Side Campaign Against Hunger works to ensure that these families (of which there are 1.5 million New Yorkers!) will have turkey, vegetables and stuffing at their tables….

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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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