PS 87 - William T. Sherman School
  Ask Monica
Submit a question to Monica. 
She will address as many questions as possible throughout the year in BPN.
Backpack News (BPN)
Weekly news, announcements, current events, and look-ahead calendar from the school and PA.

School Lunch Menu
Find out what is on the menu today for school lunch.
Parent Coordinator
Find resources from PS 87 Parent Coordinator, Margaret Lerner, or contact her directly. 
After School Program
Learn about and register for our after-school program for PS 87 families.
PS 87 Yahoo! Group
Connect with other PS 87 parents & alumni to discuss topics of interest in our school community.

Admissions
Pre-K Admissions
K Admissions
Grades 1-5 admissions

Fairway Gift Cards
Purchase Fairway gift cards and for every $100 gift card purchased, Fairway donates up to 10%.
  Shop and Help '87
Connect to your Amazon.com account from here and a percentage of your purchase will go to PS 87. 
We Want to Hear From You
Please submit any suggestions you have to the PA by clicking on the suggestion box.

SHOP & SUPPORT 87

PS 87 School Tours
Tours will be available to book on 10/20/14.  Tours are open only to parents of children in District 3 who will be eligible for kindergarten through grade 5 in the 2015-2016 school year.

MIDDLE SCHOOL UPDATES

Check the middle school section of this website often for updates.  Interested in attending tours... click here to view and sign-up for middle school tours.

KINDERGARTEN DROP OFF PROCEDURES - STARTING TUESDAY SEPT 30
Starting on Tuesday, September 30th, drop off in the morning will be in the Kindergarten Yard.  The K teachers will come outside at 8:20 AM to pick up their classes.    The teachers will meet at the same spots as pick up in the afternoon. Read more...

JOIN THE K TEACHERS FOR A DISCUSSION ON BEING A KINDERGARTENER

Date: 10/6/2014
Time: 6:15pm - 7:15pm
Place: Auditorium
Babysitting available for children 5 and older
Teachers will share their insights and answer questions.

HARVEST FEST WILL BE OCTOBER 25 FROM 2-6PM

Calling all kids.  PS 87 needs your decorating skills for Harvest Fest.

Download Harvest Fest Coloring pages (featuring apples, pumpkins and leaves) below.  Please return completed artwork to a box on Officer Ayala's desk before Friday, October 17th. Looking for lots of imagination and creativity!

Harvest Festival Seeks Volunteers

We need volunteers to run the booths.  Click on bottom to volunteer!


Seeking Creative Parents
The Harvest Festival Committee is looking for theatrical and artistic parents to contribute ideas and a little time. Do you act? Would you like to? Have a craft idea you want to share?

Please contact pa-fundraising@ps87.info with questions.

HarvestFest Coloring Pages.pdf
PICTURE DAY IS COMING!
Grades Pre-K - 2 - Thursday, October 16th
Grades 3 - 5 - Friday, October 17th

Order envelopes and info will be sent home. Completed envelopes/money must be turned in to your child's teacher by picture day. Send a comb and don't forget to smile! Pictures will be sent home in backpacks in four weeks.  Questions? Contact kristina.louey@gmail.com or lisaleibo@gmail.com.

Help Us Soar!
Thank you to everyone for such an amazing response to our request for origami cranes!   We will continue to collect cranes through the beginning of school so please drop them in the box by officer Ayala.  Click Read more... to  order paper, get instructions and start folding!
Read more...

Save the Date for the PS87 Scholastic Book Fair
Nov 12-19th @ School Lobby

Read more...

Donate Your Gym Shoes!
If you’ve got an extra pair of sneakers taking up valuable closet space, donate them to our Gym. Our wonderful gym teachers, Jenny and Caroline, have asked for gently used sneakers (for ages 4-7) to lend to kids who forget their sneakers on gym days. Just drop any donations with the security guard at the main entrance.

ONLINE DIRECTORY
Online directory deadline for updates is September 30, click here.



Donate to PS 87
Help our school by contributing to PS 87's family giving program.
Your gift may be doubled!  Click here for the Matching Gift program.

SHOP FOR BACK TO SCHOOL &
EARN $$$ FOR PS 87

Thursday, October 2
Event
Columbia Secondary School (CSS) Open Houses
CSS OPEN HOUSES for Middle School:
Saturday November 1 @ 9:30 am
Saturday November 1 @ 12:30 pm
Sunday November 2 @ 12:30 pm
Saturday November 15 @ 12:30 pm
For More information please visit CSS website: http://columbiasecondary.org
Mon, Oct 6 - Fri, Oct 10
WITS Tomato Lab

Monday, October 6
Event
8:45 - 10am Class Parent Welcome Breakfast
Auditorium
JOIN THE K TEACHERS FOR A DISCUSSION ON BEING A KINDERGARTENER
6:15 PM - 7:15 PM
Auditorium
Babysitting available for children 5 and older
Teachers will share their insights and answer questions.


PARENTS ASSOCIATION
& SLT


New PA Executive Board

Click here for the 2014-15 Parent Association Executive Board.


New SLT members
Click here for
the 2014-15 School Leadership Team.

VOLUNTEER
If you are interested in volunteering or lending a hand, click here or email pa-membership@ps87.info.

NEW FAMILIES CONNECT
If you would like to be paired up with an existing PS 87 family that can answer questions and help you settle in, please sign up here.