• PTA Valentine's Day Candy Sale

    Our PTA candy sale will take place on Monday, February 12th and Tuesday, February 13th. Please send money in with your child so that they may buy Valentine's candy for their family members. Always send money in a sealed envelope with their name on it!

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  • Kindergarten Concert of Love on Wednesday, February 14th

    Happy Valentines Day Concert for Parents and Grandparents at 9:00 a.m. in school auditorium.

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  • Spirit Month Continues - Color Fest Day on Monday, February 12th


    Every grade will wear a different color to make a rainbow!

    Kindergarten - Red, 1st grade - Blue, 2nd grade - Yellow, 3rd grade - Purple

    4th grade - Green, 5th grade - Red, 6th grade - Blue, 7th grade - Yellow

    8th grade - Purple

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  • Operation Explore 6th Grade Camping Trip

    Wednesday, February 7th -All students must report to PS 232 at 6:45 a.m. where you will meet the buses. All students will return on Friday, February 9th at approximately 3:00 p.m.

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  • Happy New Year - 2018! Back to school on Tuesday, January 2nd

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  • Holiday Dress Down Day - No uniforms on Friday, December 22nd!!!!!!!!!!!!Yeah!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  • Happy Holidays! School is closed December 25th through January 1st. Students return to school on Tuesday, January 2, 2018! Happy New Year!

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  • Winter Concert - 7th Grade and the Midori Chorus

    The 7th Grade and the Midori Chorus will perform at this year's Winter Concert on Friday, December 22, 2017 at 8:45 a.m. Parents are invited! Happy Holidays to All!

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  • Scholastic Book Fair will take place on Wed., Thurs., and Friday of this week. Send money in an envelope with your child's name on it!

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  • Report Cards distributed on Wed., Nov. 29th. Parent Teacher Conferences on Thurs., Nov. 30th, Tues., Dec. 5th, 12th, and 19th. By appt. only

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Attendance, Lateness, and Illegal Absence

ATTENDANCE MATTERS  at P.S. 232Q! As part of this school initiative, we are asking parents to help us deliver the message to our students that attendance matters for success in school and in life, and that absences can easily add up to academic trouble. Punctuality is just as important! Each school day begins at 8:05 a.m. and all students should be there when the teacher begins to teach!

Did you know that missing just 10% of the school year can leave many students struggling throughout elementary school? Or that by 6th grade, missing that much school is strongly linked to course failure and even eventually dropping out of high school?  That’s just 18 days — or two to three days per month. Every school day counts. I am looking forward to a very successful academic year with your child. It's difficult for the teacher and the class to build their skills and progress if a large number of students are frequently absent.

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If Your Child Is Sick.....

If your child is sick, by all means, make sure that he or she is attended to. When not sick, all students should be in school. Medical and dental appointments should be made after school hours and on weekends, unless there is an emergency. All absences are considered "excused absences" when a note from a doctor is sent to your child's teacher. An "unexcused absence" is recorded when a note is not sent in. A student must maintain 90% attendance to be considered for academic honor roll in grades 4 and 5 and Middle School Honor Society. Attendance is a factor when determining promotional decisions in June.