Welcome Back Week of 04/13/15

Clip Art Illustration of Spring Text with FlowersIt finally feels like spring! We hope everyone had a fun and relaxing spring break! Good luck to our 3rd through 5th graders this week. We know you will all do your best during the ELA State Exams!

The April Newsletter is now posted online; please click on the link to the right to view.

If you have purchased a Recognition Ad &/or booster please come in on 04/15/15 between 6:45 PM & 7:45 PM to review before the 2015 yearbook goes into production. If you cannot make it in please email the PTA.

Have a great week everyone!!!

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Happy Spring Break!

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School resumes on Monday, April 13, 2015

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Stay Fit Week of 03/30/15!

Happy Monday! This is a short week; Spring Break begins on Friday, 04/03 and runs through Sunday, 04/12.

Our school will be hosting it’s 2nd annual Family Fitness Night on Wednesday, 04/02 from 6:45 PM to 8:15 PM. Letters were sent home; we hope to see you all there! Make sure you dress appropriately for a great workout!

  • The yearbook order deadline is Thursday, 04/02 so send in your order forms.
  • The 5th Grade Activities Fee is due tomorrow, Tuesday, 03/31/15.

Have a great week everyone and a great Spring Break!

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1ST Week of Spring 03/23/15

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It’s still cold out there so bundle up!  This Wednesday, 03/25 the Sky Dome program will be visiting us in the gymnasium. Thursday, 03/26 is Open Mic Night! Make sure you attend and please send in goodies for the bake sale!! Friday, 03/27 is the 2nd & 3rd Grade Fun and Games Dance. Please make sure you return those permission slips!

The deadline for all submissions for the 2015 Yearbook has passed. We are now in editing mode. A letter will go home with your 5th grader with a date and time where parents can come in to review their submissions.

The order form for the 2015 yearbook will be distributed this week. Anyone can order the yearbook, it showcases every grade in our school.

Have a great week everyone!

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Lucky Week of 03/16/15

This is a busy week for P.S. 221!
Today, Monday 03/16/15 is Report Card Day
Wednesday 03/18 & Thursday 03/19 is our annual Scholastic Book Fair. The class schedule has been distributed. Parents are welcome to come and shop around both on Wednesday and Thursday during Parent Teacher Conferences.
Thursday 03/19 is a half day for the entire school; dismissal is at 11:30 AM.
Thursday 03/19/15 is also Parent Teacher Conferences and the PTA is sponsoring the Staff Appreciation Dinner.
Friday 03/20 is the S.O.’s Blue Ribbon Day -make sure you send in your children wearing their Blue Ribbon T-Shirts.
Friday, 03/20 is also the 2nd Grade Fun & Games Dance!!!! Pick up is at 4 PM if your child is attending.
  • If you are able to come in and set up for the Scholastic Book Fair please do so on Tuesday, 03/16 starting at 5:30 PM in the school gymnasium.
  • If you are sending in desserts for the Staff Appreciation Dinner please send them in on Thursday, 03/19 in the morning.
  • If you are planning on submitting a Recognition Ad or Booster for the 2015 Yearbook the deadline is Thursday, 03/19. WE WILL NO LONGER BE ACCEPTING ANY MORE SUBMISSIONS FROM PARENTS OR GUARDIANS

Have a great week everyone and Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

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PTA General Board Meeting 03/12/15

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Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!!! Week of 03/02/15

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Welcome March!!!! Spring is right around the corner and before we know it we’ll be enjoying some much needed warmer weather!!!

Monday, 03/02/15,  is Dr. Seuss’s Birthday!!!! Students are encouraged to come in to school in their pajamas and parents are invited to come in to school with their favorite Dr. Seuss book for a read aloud in their children’s class.

Tuesday, 03/03/15, our school is hosting a 3rd Grade Testing workshop at the school library for parents of children in grade 3 from 2:40 PM to 3:20 PM.


2nd & 3rd Grade Parents, please send in the 2nd & 3rd Grade Fun & Games permission slips to school ASAP.

Scholastic Book fair forms have gone out, please volunteer your time if you are able to.

Thank you to all who have donated to the Staff Appreciation Dinner!!!

Thursday, 03/12/15, at 7 PM we will be having our General PTA Meeting at the school cafeteria. We hope to see you all there!!! Notices will be coming home this week.

5th Grade Yearbook and Activities

Click here to create a Recognition Ad for your 5th grader.

Click here to print out extra booster forms for inclusion in the yearbook

Click here to advertise your business in the 2015 North Hills Yearbook

Click here for information on the 5th grade senior trip

Email us at ps221pta@gmail.com if you have any questions or concerns about 5th grade activities or yearbook

Click here for the PTA March newsletter, The North Hills News.

Have a great week everyone!!!

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2015 Booster Forms Available for Yearbook

If you need extra booster forms to send messages to your favorite people at P.S. 221 just click on the picture below and print!

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Welcome Back Week of 02/23!

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Welcome Back!

We hope everyone had an enjoyable Mid-Winter break! Don’t forget this Thursday, 02/26 is S.O.’s Crazy Look Day!!! We look forward to seeing everyone in their crazy outfits!!!

Have a great week everyone!

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Mid-Winter Recess 02/16 – 02/20


School we resume on Monday, February 23, 2015

Stay Warm!!!!

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