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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Slippery Week of 02/09/15

  • Be careful out there, it is slippery, today Monday, 02/09/15!
  • This is our last week of school before our Mid-Winter Break 02/16/15 through 02/20/15.
  • Today, Monday, 02/09/15 our programming chairs have secured the Sky Dome Planetarium Visit to come to our school. The kids will have a blast learning about our universe!
  • Tuesday, 02/10/15 our school is hosting its Anti-bullying Assembly Stand Up/Stand Down. Make sure your children are dressed in assembly wear. It will be an excellent and informative performance.
  • Friday, 02/13/15 our 3rd graders will perform their Recorder Concert in the auditorium. Good luck, we’re sure you will be amazing!!!
  • School re-opens on Monday, 02/23/15! On behalf of the PTA we wish you all a safe and relaxing Mid-Winter Break!!!!
Have a great week everyone!!!!
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Slushy Week of 02/02/2015

Happy February! 



We are already half way through the 2014-2015 school year!!!! February is a short month but a busy one. Our February Newsletter is now posted online; click on the picture below:

February Newsletter Pic


Today, Monday, February 2nd is Ground Hog Day.  Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow, he predicts six more weeks of winter!!

Thursday, February 5th is Family Art Night!!! It is scheduled to occur from 7 PM to 8:30 PM; It is definitely an event not to be missed. We hope to see you all there!!!

Attention 5th Grade Parents and Guardians-Click here for more info on uploading your child’s Recognition Ad.

Have a great week everyone and drive carefully!!

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Snowy Week of 01/26!!!

The Talent Show was a success!!! We have so many talented and creative artists in our school. No wonder this is an event we all look forward to every year!! Great Job everyone!

Friday, 01/30/2015 is Soup’er Bowl Day! Make sure you wear your favorite sports team colors and bring in a can of soup!

Have a great week everyone and go sledding!!!!

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Talent Show -January 23rd!!!

P.S. 221’s Annual Talent Show is Friday, January 23rd at 7 PM sharp!! Tickets will be sold at the door so come on by!!!!

ptotoday-clipart-9-finalThank you to all the parents and friends who came out today to our Multicultural Day Celebration!!! Everyone had a blast!!!!!



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Lively week of 01/20/2015!

flagsThis Wednesday, 01/21/2015, we celebrate the many cultures our parents and grandparents have come from!!!! Have your children grab their passports because they will take a trip around the world!!! They will visit India, China, Greece, Hungary, the Dominican Republic, Italy, Cyprus, South Korea, Israel and Ecuador!!!! They will play games, create crafts, taste delightful treats and much more!!! Parents are invited to attend. Please see the schedule attached:

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.


” I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character. “

Martin Luther King, Jr.

NYC Public Schools are closed today in honor of of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Parents and Kids -Visit DOGOnews News Articles for Kids to learn more about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.


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