PS 87 - William T. Sherman School
Backpack News
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. 

SHOP & SUPPORT 87

PS 87 PA General Meeting
September 18; 6:30 - 8:00 PM
In the auditorium - Childcare will be provided

Click below to see agenda.

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MEET PS 87’s SUPPORT SERVICE TEAM
If your child has an IEP or if you’re interested in understanding what services we can provide for children, please take this opportunity to meet our Support Service Team and hear an overview of how the system works.

DATE:
Friday, September 19
PLACE: Library
TIME: 8:45AM – 9:30AM

*Please note: No individual students will be discussed at this time.

Information Session with principal of West End Secondary for Urban Studies, a new D3 Middle School

For 5th grade families
September 23; 6:30 - 8:30pm
PS 87 auditorium

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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.

Harvest Festival Seeks Creative Parents
Harvest Fest will be held on Saturday, October 25.  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

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

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IMPORTANT REMINDERS

Arrival & dismissal procedures, click here.

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

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


Sign-up for 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.


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!
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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

Tuesday, September 16
Event
5-8pm Curriculum/Meet the Teacher Night

PA Meeting
8:15 - 9:15am PA Committee Fair
Cafeteria- details to follow
Thursday, September 18
PA Meeting
6:30 - 8pm PA General Meeting
Auditorium.  Babysitting will be provided.
District Event
Community School District 3 Public Elementary School Fair

(Sponsored by CSD3 Presidents’ Council and CEC3)
10:00am – 12:00pm
PS 165: 234 West 109 Street (between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue)

Green Team Kickoff Meeting
8:30 am;  Irving Farm
pa-greenteam@ps87.info


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.