Announcements

  • Have a Wonderful Summer! Don't forget to read on the beach!

    The first day of school is Thursday, September 7, 2017 from 8:05 a.m. until 2:25 p.m. Kindergarteners come to school on September 7th from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m.  

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  • Dress Down Days Next Week

    Our students will have two dress down days next week, both on Tuesday and Wednesday, June 27th and 28th. Wednesday is the last day of school, and dismissal is at 11:45 a.m. If your child does not come to school on the last day of school, report cards can be picked up on Thursday and Friday, June 29th and 30th. Ms. DiBenedetto, our parent coordinator, will be in the office from 9 a.m. until 12:00 noon.

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  • Kindergarten Celebration - Friday, June 23, 2017

    Our kindergarten celebration is on Friday, June 23rd at 8:45 a.m. Please join us as we celebrate the past year!

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  • Principal's Breakfast on Friday, June 2nd at 9:00 a.m.

    The principal's yearly appreciation breakfast will take place in the library on Friday, June 2, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. Please RSVP with Ms. DiBenedetto, our parent coordinator. The breakfast is for all PTA parents and volunteers who helped our school throughout the year! Thank you!

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  • Kindergarten Orientation on Thursday, June 1st

    All new incoming parents whose children will attend kindergarten in September are invited to come to our kindergarten orientation and tour of the building.

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  • Curriculum Night at P.S. 232Q

    Curriculum Night will take place at P.S. 232 on Thursday evening, May 18th,  during three different sessions. All parents and grandparents are invited!

    Session I - 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

    Session II - 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

    Session III 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

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  • Carnival is Coming!

    P.S. 232 School Carnival is on Friday, May 19, 2017!

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  • Middle School Sportswear Fundraiser Ends May 10th

    All middle school students, including our fifth graders who will be sixth graders in September, are to order during our FANCLOTH fundraising event before May 10th. All sportswear purchased is to be worn as an addition to our already established uniform. The sportswear can also be worn on gym days, during afterschool, or during the school day.

    There will not be another opportunity to order until November, 2017.

    PS232 (27Q232) Walter Ward School
  • Eighth Grade Concert on Friday , May 12th at 8:45 a.m.

    Our eighth grade graduating class will perform at the annual Eighth Grade Concert this Friday, May 12, 2017. The performance will begin at 8:45 a.m. and all parents and grandparents are invited. The concert will also feature a performance by our school cheerleading squad and our Midori Chorus.

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  • Spring Concert for Third Grade

    Al parents and grandparents of our third graders are invited to this Friday's Spring Concert at 8:45 a.m. in the school auditorium. Students will be singing and playing what they learned in Mr. McLaughlin's music class!

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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.

Click here  http://absencesaddup.org/importance-of-school-attendance/

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.