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.

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 account from here and a percentage of your purchase will go to PS 87. 


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


WITS Café Day September 30
HAIL TO THE KALE !  Kale Creations in the Cafeteria made for you by Chef Bill Telpan and the Telepan Team in celebration of National Kale Day.

COMING SOON:  WITS Tomato Lab week of October 6

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 or

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

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


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.


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

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!

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.

EARN $$$ FOR PS 87

Monday, September 22
SLT Meeting
4:15 - 5:30pm SLT Meeting

Dual Language PA Committee Meeting
Library; 6:30-8:00pm

Tuesday, September 23
Recess Volunteer Training


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.