Families

Welcome to the M.S.217Q Families Page!

We strive for a strong relationship with our families and our school community. We see it to be imperative that you feel connected with others and respected, while we support the academic and social-emotional growth of your children, our future leaders.

Parent Spotlight of the Week

The Spotlight Series - Steps on Broadway

Spotlight of the Week

 


 

MS 217 Parent Workshops

     

 

Upcoming Parent Workshop Dates:

March 7, 2024 6PM - Virtual link sent in email -

Topic: Ms. Baxter, Human Trafficking

 

Busing Information

Transportation

In accordance with Chancellor’s Regulation A-801, the DOE provides transportation to all eligible New York City students in public, charter, and non-public schools. In partnership with the Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) and our school age and preschool bus companies, our mission is to ensure safe and reliable transportation to and from school. Additional Busing information can be found here

See the Transportation Overview for Families 

Room Parent Opportunities

  

We have many opportunities at MS217 for our families to join in the fun!

As we know it takes a village to raise a child we are looking for Guardians that would like to join the team in becoming a room parent for this school year.

We are looking for 2 volunteers per homeroom class. Please read the following responsibilities and sign up:

* Work alongside PTA on Holiday and end of year party planning.

*Email communications to your class guardians on upcoming events.

* Communicate with classroom teacher in individual needs.

Room Parents will be announced to the school community through multiple means of communication.

Please sign up if you are interested 

Important Resources

   Google Classroom  NYC Department of Education        

NYC SCHOOLS ACCOUNT

 NYC Schools Account 

PLEASE SIGN UP TODAY! THE ONLY PLACE YOU CAN ACCESS YOUR CHILD'S REPORT CARD

JumpRope Progress Report

Our Standards-Based Grading Philosophy As seasoned educators with extensive backgrounds in standards-based grading, we know the power of engaging students with purposeful planning and authentic learning experiences. Our Curriculum Planning Tool helps teachers to define how their courses work in a more meaningful way and immerses them in the standards-based grading philosophy. ​ https://www.jumpro.pe/