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Welcome to PS 97! 
"Where Education is an Art!" 
      


Dear PS 97 families, 
Welcome to an exciting 2017-2018 school year! As the principal of PS 97, I welcome you to our school. I feel privileged to have the opportunity to work with the highly qualified staff, the wonderful students, and the supportive families. As a parent, I know how much support our children need in their academic, social and emotional development. Here, at PS 97, we make every effort to help your children achieve academically and socially. It is our goal to create an enriched learning environment that engages and challenges each student. We are dedicated to providing our kids with high quality world-class education that will help them become leaders and citizens of the world.
Of course, in order to succeed, we need and welcome your support. We are committed to working with students and their families as a team. We encourage you to become active in the Parent Association and the School Leadership Team. It is a wonderful way for you to share ideas and to support the mission of the school. Please contact Lea Yingfong Mui, our Parent Coordinator, for more information.
I look forward to meeting and getting to know you during our many upcoming events and celebrations.
Please do not hesitate to contact me with questions or meet me for a monthly "Breakfast with the Principal" to share your suggestions and aspirations for our school.
Working together makes a difference in the lives of our students. We thank you for your support and welcome you to the new school year!
Sincerely,
Irina Cabello, Principal


School Spirit Day Every Friday!

Good Luck to our third, fourth and fifth graders taking the State Exams!

Rock the Math Test!



Rock the Test!



JUNE HAPPENINGS

Friday, June 1st
Breakfast with the Principal 
9:00AM

Monday, June 4th
Grade 4 Science Exam 

Tuesday, June 5th
Field Day!
and
Family Visitation Day
Meet us at the field!

Thursday, June 7th
Brooklyn/Queens Day
School not in session

Friday, June 8th
Fifth Grade Graduation Trip

Monday, June 11th
Clerical Day for Teachers
School not in session

Tuesday, June 12th
Honor Society Ceremony
9:00AM

Wednesday, June 13th
CARNIVAL DAY
Sponsored by our amazing P.T.A.!

Thursday, June 14th
Flag Day
Wear red, white and blue to celebrate America!

Friday, June 15th
School Closed

Tuesday, June 19th
Fifth Grade Final Assembly
9:00AM
Please wear assembly clothes
Fifth Grade Prom 5PM

Wednesday, June 20th
Kindergarten Moving Up Ceremony
9:00AM

Thursday, June 21st
School Leadership Team Meeting
12:00PM

Friday, June 22nd
P.T.A. Meeting
8:30AM

Tuesday, June 26th
Last Day of School
Half-Day
Dismissal at 11:20AM

Wishing everyone a very happy summer!

See you in September!















Updated and Translated NY State Assessment Resources for Parents

The New York State Education Department has translated the assessment resources for parents into 10 languages, including Arabic, Bengali, Chinese (Simplified), French, Haitian Creole, Karen, Nepali, Russian, Spanish, and Urdu.

These translated materials are now available on their
website: