On Thursday, March 3, 2016, we will hold Parent-Teacher Conferences. There will be two sessions, and students will have a half-day. The afternoon session is 12:20-2:20 pm and the evening session is 4:30-7:30 pm. Report cards for the 2nd Marking Period will be distributed to families at conferences. Translators will be available to accommodate bilingual parents. Please, click here
for information on how you can get the most out of your child's conference.
BRONX READS 365!!!!
We know that today's readers are tomorrow's leaders. Please, join us in READ365 by reading each day at home. At PS 72 we log our reading by steps on our 100 Book Challenge and iRead reading logs. For more information about the READ365 initiative, please click here
EVERY KID IN A PARK!!!
Grade 4 students and families, President Barack Obama and our National Park Service have launched a new program, Every Kid in a Park, which grants all 4th grade students across the country and their families free admission to national parks, national forests, national wildlife refuges, and more. Our 4th grade students study American History as part of their Social Studies curriculum. What better way to bring this learning to life than by visiting our nation's natural wonders. Click Every Kid in a Park
for more information and to obtain your free pass, and tell us about your experiences. If you have questions or would like assistance, please, contact Mr. McDowell, Assistant Principal, at 718-822-5312, ext 3514, or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
WELCOME BACK parents, families, students, staff.... As we continue to prepare for the 2015-2016 school year, the NYCDOE has released a parent guide, Achieve NYC
, that will support parents and families to navigate the NYC public school system and best advocate for their children. This includes information on how to speak with your children's teachers, school achievement and test scores, calendar, transportation, and more. Please, click on the link below to download this important document in English as well as translations in nine additional languages. We look forward to welcoming everyone back on the first day of school, Wednesday, September 9, 2015. Thank you for your continued support, and have a great school year.
BRONX BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ AND PS 72
As was previously announced (read below), the grade 5 Dancing Classrooms team had the opportunity to perform at the Bronx Centenarian event hosted by Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. at the Villa Barone on May 7, 2015. Please, click the link below to read more about this special event.
Bronx Centenarian Event
PS 72 ON TWITTER
We are pleased to announce that PS 72 is now on Twitter!!!!! Please, log in to Twitter, search for "PS72X", and click "Follow" for the latest school news. Thank you for your continued support.
PS 72 SCHOOL BROCHURE!!!
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How are we preparing our students for college and careers?
How are we integrating the content areas with Literacy and Mathematics?
What programs are available for my child before and after school?
You can find the answers to these questions and much more in the new PS 72 school brochure. The brochure contains information about our academics, extra-curricular activities, youth development, college and career readiness. Please, click the link below to download the brochure. Thank you for your continued support!!!
Arrival and Dismissal Announcement for the P.S. 72 Community
In an effort to ensure the safety of our staff, students, and parents/guardians, we are asking that all parents/guardians who drop off or pick up students adhere to all traffic regulations. We must make sure that everyone has a safe passage at all crosswalks and we must be mindful of our community. Please be aware that the NYPD will be ticketing vehicles. Thank you for your cooperation.