Announcements & Upcoming Events

  • Parents/Guardians/Student: MS 217 School Uniform Policy

    RE: School Uniform Policy 

    As the weather is getting warmer, we would like to send this reminder of our school uniform policy.

    Here at Middle School 217Q we have a student dress code policy. The dress code consists of a collared polo shirt (navy blue or grey) with our school logo, and either Navy Blue, Black or Khaki pants.

    Girls may choose to wear a navy blue or khaki skirt/skort.

    There are many benefits in having our students wear a uniform to school every day:

    • Promotes a more effective learning environment
    • Fosters school unity and pride
    • Improves student performance
    • Fosters self-esteem
    • Eliminates label competition
    • Simplifies the dressing process in the morning
    • Teaches students appropriate dress and decorum in their “work” place
    • Help to improve student conduct and discipline

    Understanding all the benefits wearing a school uniform lends to our school environment any student who is out of uniform will receive a phone call home to inform the parent and may be subjected to stay for detention.

    Thank you 

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  • MS217 Ballon D'OR Soccer Awards Dinner

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  • Food Pantry

    Saturday, June 1

    10am to 12 noon

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  • Summer Reading List 2024

    Summer is almost here, and it's the perfect time to ignite your child's imagination through the magic of reading! 
     
    Encouraging your child to participate in summer reading not only keeps their minds sharp during the break but also fosters a lifelong love for learning.  Let them choose books that spark their curiosity and transport them to new realms of imagination. Whether it's thrilling comics, captivating mysteries, or fascinating non-fiction, there's something for every young reader. 
     
    We believe it is very important to let your child choose a book they find interesting.  If your child enjoys playing video games, choose a novel based on her favorite video game property.  If he enjoys shows like The Summer I Turned Pretty, read the novels in the series, or other books by the author, Jenny Han.  If your child enjoys watching anime or superhero movies, there are many manga and comics available to read.
     
    To help you get started, check out the latest summer reading list from the American Library Association
     
    Let this be the summer where stories come alive and memories are made in the pages of books. Happy reading!
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  • MS 217 Unannounced Scanning Letter to Families

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  • Parent Teacher Conference May 16

    Parent Teacher Conference will be held on May 16 from 6: 00 PM to 8:00 PM - REMOTE. 
     
    The conference will focus on "What to Expect Next Year" for each grade. 
     
    Wellness teachers will be sharing one link for their wellness class to families in advance of the May 16 Parent Teacher Conference. 
     
    Please note: If you wish to speak with your child's teacher about them individually, you may email them. This conference will not be an opportunity to speak to your child's teacher about their individual progress, but rather a time to discuss and get an idea of what to expect next school year.
    Teacher emails are available on our school website - www.ms217q.com
     
    Thank you and we look forward to seeing all Parents/Guardians on May 16th! 
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  • Parents Newsletter - May 2024

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  • FREE Prom haircut Event! Limited Spots Available!

    The YMCA will be providing a few of our 8th students with FREE Haircuts for this year's prom on Monday, June 3rd and Wednesday, June 5th from 8:30a - 2:00p. 

    There are limited slots available.  Students should return permission slips as soon as possible!

    Permission slip must be completed and returned to YMCA Program Office: Room 209

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  • MS 217 is going to Greece! Spring 2025

    Middle School: Explore Greece | EF Educational Tours (eftours.com)

     

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  • NYCPS FOOD SERVICE IS HIRING!

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Attention 5th grade families! Are you considering registering your child at MS 217 next year? Great choice! Check out this video! Why Should I Choose MS217Q?

MS 217 Arts Department Presents:

Grade 8 Senior Dates

Tuesday, June 4: Algebra I Regents

Friday, June 14: Living Environment Regents

Tuesday, June 18: U.S. History Regents

Friday, June 21: Geometry Regents

Arista Induction Ceremony/Graduation Awards: Wednesday, June 5

PROM: Thursday, June 6

GRADUATION: Monday, June 24

BBQ CEREMONY: Tuesday, June 25