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

Welcome (Back) to the
2014-2015 School Year
First day of school is September 4


Arrival & dismissal procedures, click here.
On the first day of school, all classes in grades 1-5 will line up outside in the West 77th Street Big Yard (the "Big Yard") at their designated line spot. Your child's line spot can be found on here.

Online directory, click here.

Test scores, absences and personal information, login to ARIS(Inaccurate information please contact Emily Paxinos)

Apply for free or reduced fee lunch by clicking here or calling (877) 363-6325 beginning July 1, 2014.

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


DEADLINE TO UPDATE YOUR INFO IN THE ONLINE DIRECTORY TO RECEIVE CLASS PLACEMENT IS AUGUST 23
Due to an upgrade, all families will need to re-register, even if even you've registered in the past.  To access the new directory system, click here.


Help Us Soar! (by September 1)
As we begin a new school year, we are transforming the school entryway.  With the help and guidance Diane Berman, PS 87 1st grade teacher, we plan to hang origami cranes from the ceiling. If you would like to participate, it's simple!  Click Read more... to  order paper, get instructions and start folding! 
Read more...

** NEW MIDDLE SCHOOL **
OPENING SEPTEMBER 2015

Click here to read more



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

Saturday, August 30
Meetup
2pm Summer Meetup!
Big Yard.  Wear red or PS 87 gear.
Monday, September 1
Labor Day

Thu, Sep 4 - Fri, Sep 5
Afterschool
Afterschool Fun Days
Regular afterschool hours apply.  To see pricing and register, click here.
Thursday, September 4
First Day of School
FIRST FULL DAY OF SCHOOL for Grades 1-5
Kindergarten and Pre-K: 
Schedule will be emailed directly to you.

PS 87 Families Connect – Meet UP!!
In town for Labor Day Weekend? Join us at the playground!  Catch up with old friends & make new ones.  Wear PS87 gear or red.  Saturday Aug 30 at 2pm –PS 87 Big Yard


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.