Announcements

*2014 NYS State ELA and Math Tests*
On Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, April 1, 2 and 3, 2014, grades 3-5 students will take the 2014 NYS ELA Test.  After April vacation, on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, April 30, May 1 and 2, 2014, grades 3-5 students will take the 2014 NYS Math Test.  If you would like more information about these tests, you can click the link below and download the NYCDOE testing calendar.  Thank you for your continued support.

NYCDOE Testing Info


1314 TEST CALENDAR.pdf
PS 72 SCHOOL BROCHURE!!!

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!!!


PS 72 Brochure 1314.pdf

Dear Parents and/or Guardians,

          Kindergarten will be undertaking a unit entitled Learning About Each Other and the World; in this unit your child will be exposed to a variety of genres related to the unit topic; this unit will take approximately 13 weeks and is directly related to the New York State Social Studies Scope and Sequence –Self and Others.

  •      First Grade will be studying a unit entitled Making Choices; in this unit your child will be reading and responding to both narrative and informational texts, fiction and non fiction, that relate to this topic; also as part of this unit your child will be writing an opinion piece.  This unit is expected to take 13 weeks and directly relates to the New York State Social Studies Scope and Sequence-Families Now and Long Ago.
  •      Second Grade will be embarking upon an integrated unit entitled Making Decisions; for this unit your child will be reading and responding to both narrative and informational texts, fiction and non fiction.  Your child will be writing an opinion piece as part of this unit. This unit will take approximately 13 weeks, and it is aligned to the New York State Social Studies Scope and Sequence-Rights, Rules and Responsibilities.
  •      Third Grade will be immersed in a unit that is correlated to the New York State Scope and Sequence-Introduction to Culture and Communities Around the World-China.  The integrated unit is entitled Connecting Character, Culture and Community.  Your child will be reading and responding to narrative and informational texts, fiction and nonfiction. This unit will take 13 weeks.
  •      Fourth Grade will be commencing an integrated unit called Interactions in Nature and Culture in which your child will be reading and responding to both narrative and informational texts, including fiction and non fiction books.   The students will be asked to write an opinion as part of this study.  This unit is aligned to The New York State Scope and Sequence-Three Worlds Meet and Colonization and American Revolution and the New Nation. It is expected that this unit will take 13 weeks.
  •      Fifth Grade will be studying the unit Finding Courage. It is aligned to the New York State Scope and Sequence- Westward Expansion and Latin AmericaYour child will be reading and responding to narrative and informational texts, fiction and non fiction.  As part of this unit your child will be asked to write a speech that conveys his/her opinion about an injustice that must be corrected.  This unit should take 13 weeks.

            Each unit for all grades is divided into Module A and Module B. Each module lasts about six or seven weeks. After each module there is a Performance Based Assessment that is comprised of written responses to a task.  When both modules are completed, a ReadyGen/PARCC simulated assessment will be administered to each grade to gain further insight into our children’s progress.

            I thank you for your continued support as we work together for our children.

 

Sincerely,

 

 Margarita Colon, Principal

 

 

 


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.

Mon, Apr 14 - Tue, Apr 22
Spring Break
Sunday, April 20
Easter
Wednesday, April 23
SCHOOL RESUMES
8:00AM.
Thursday, April 24
Parent/Child Book Club
 6:00-8:00pm.
Spring Boogie
Dance for grades 2 & 3
From 3:00pm - 5:00pm.

GR. 3-5 WORD OF THE DAY-APRIL 7, 2014
WOTD ratio 2014-04-07.pdf
GR. 3-5 WORD OF THE DAY-APRIL 8, 2014
WOTD arrange 2014-04-08.pdf
PK-2 WORD OF THE WEEK-APRIL 7-11, 2014
WOTW recycle 2014-04-07.pdf
Today, 4/19/2014
High: 62 Low: 39
Partly cloudy
5% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 4/20/2014
High: 57 Low: 42
Clear
0% chance of precipitation.