Announcements

ACHIEVE NYC

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.




2015-2016 STUDENT SUPPLY LISTS

Student supply lists have been posted for each grade in the "Students" section of this website.  Click the "Students" button in the left hand margin, and then click the folder for "Supply Lists 2015-2016".  Supply lists are organized for the grade the student is entering this Fall.  You can download a pdf of each list.


2015 SUMMER RECESS PACKETS FOR ELA AND MATH

Summer recess packets for ELA and Math have been posted in the "Students" section of this website.  Click the "Students" button in the left hand margin, and then there is a folder for ELA and a folder for Math.  Packets are organized for the grade the student is entering this Fall.  You can download a pdf of each packet.  These packets are due Wednesday, September 9, 2015, the first day students are to report back for the 2015-2016 school year. Also, please encourage your children read independently throughout the summer.  Reading enhances student learning throughout the content areas:  Literacy, Math, Science and Social Studies.  Thank you for your continued support.



CLASS OF 2015 GRADUATES!!!

CONGRATULATIONS 5th grade students and families!!!!  Your day has come and we could not be any prouder of you.  On Thursday, June 25, 2015, at 9:30 am, 5th grade students will participate in their graduation ceremony.  If a parent is planning on taking their child with them after the ceremony, please sign your child out with his/her classroom teacher.  Thank you for your continued support.



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 WBLS

On May 7, 2015, the PS 72 grade 5 Dancing Classrooms team proudly performed at the Bronx Borough President's Centenarian Celebration at the Villa Barone.  Afterwards, Dr. Bob Lee from WBLS 107.5 interviewed the team and the segment was broadcast this week.  Click on the link below to listen to the broadcast!!!




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!!!

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 1415.pdf
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.


Today, 8/31/2015
High: 92 Low: 73
Mostly cloudy
20% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 9/1/2015
High: 89 Low: 74
Mostly clear
7% chance of precipitation.