PS 87 - William T. Sherman School
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Parent Coordinator
Find resources from PS 87 Parent Coordinator, Margaret Lerner, or contact her directly. 
After School Program
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K Admissions
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Fairway Community Partners Program
Read more about the new Fairway Community Partners Program!
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School Leadership Team (SLT) Nominations Now Being Accepted
The SLT has 2 open seats for parent members.  The election will take place at the last PA meeting on June 11th. Members will serve a two-year term, from fall 2015 to spring 2017. The SLT offers parents the opportunity to meet with faculty and administrators, and to participate in policy development and shared decision-making. SLT members attend monthly meetings and subcommittee meetings; members can expect to complete 30 hours of service across the school year.  

Nominations may be taken from the floor on voting day, but we encourage interested parents to inquire in advance. If you would like to run, please email SLT Parent Chair Myra Lotto,  Nominations are accepted from now through June 5.

The PA would also like to give a big welcome and thank you to all of the parents who were elected today to serve on next year's 2015-2016 Executive Board!

Important Information for 5th Graders - the graduating class of 2015!

  • Graduation Information
  • Graduation Party

Click here for all the important details!

The PS 87 Spring Street Fair, Saturday, May 30, from 12pm - 5:00pm, will attract the entire neighborhood looking for family-friendly fun. 

The Fair is an excellent opportunity for businesses to reach the community.  If you are interested in space, click below--and act fast!

Any questions about Spring Fair Vendor spaces, please contact Kristina Louey at

The PS 87 Art Show Needs Volunteers!
Families are invited to celebrate the work of PS 87 artists in grades K–3 on Tuesday, June 2, 2015, 5:30-7:30 pm. We need volunteers to hang art in preparation for the show and take down the installations afterward. Sign up here to help.

”Anything you want to, do it,
Want to change the world, there’s nothing to it…”
Join in the fun of “Pure Imagination” in the PS 87 auditorium.
87Afterschool Program presents a 
Shining Star Musical Theatre Production
Roald Dahl’s “Willy Wonka”  
June 4, 5 @ 7:00 PM, June 6 @ 1:00 PM

Have you ever wondered about the backgrounds of your PS 87 cluster teachers and administration? Wonder no more....PS 87 students put together "Get to Know Your Cluster Teachers and Staff" to help the fifth grade raise money for the annual trip to Nature's Classroom.

Cost: $3 each
To purchase: Email
After you place your order, please send money in with your child and we will give him/her the book.

Summer Recipes from WITS!

2015-2016 School Calendar

Click here to view the 2015-2016 School Calendar

PS 87 is participating in a new program with Fairway.  Get your Fairway Community Partners card now!  Use your Community Partners card each time you shop at Fairway and the PA will receive up to 4% back from Fairway!
Click here to learn more about Community Partners.

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.
Monday, May 25
Memorial Day

Tuesday, May 26
Standardized Testing
Grade 4 NYS Science Test (Performance)

Wednesday, May 27
Standardized Testing
Grade 4 NYS Science Test (Performance)

Transition to middle school workshop
Understanding the CSD3 Middle School Choice Process
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
This even will be held at PS75, West End Avenue (at 95th Street)


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.

If you are interested in volunteering or lending a hand, click here or email

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.