Daily Announcements

"Where Little People Do Big Things"

18 Marlborough Road Brooklyn, New York 11226 Telephone 718-282-8828

We are a Host Site for the Learning Partners Plus Program.

School hours:

Pre-K 8:20 am- 2:30 pm

K-2 8:20-2:40 Monday - Friday

Grades 3 - 5 Monday, Tuesday, Friday - 8:20-2:40 pm
Wednesday and Thursday 8:20-5:15 pm

P.S.249: A Learning Partners Plus "PROSE" School

Habit of the Mind
Pre K -2 Responding with Wonderment and Awe
3-5 Applying Past Knowledge to New Situations

Book of the Month
Pre K-2 Jones Family Express by Joan Holub (Literary Lens)
3-5 28 Days: Moments in Black History That Changed The World
by Charles R. Smith (Informational Lens)

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February Reminders: 
Scholastic Online Book Fair link:
http://bookfairs.scholastic.com/homepage/ps249thecatonsch1
(February 25 - March 7th)
February 10- PTA Meeting 6 pm 
We will be selling combo sweatshirts for $40, individual sweatshirt or sweatpants is $25. February 15-19 -School is closed/Escuela cerrada (Midwinter Recess)
February 11- Valentine's Day Dance Grades 3-5 only from 5-8 pm 
February 26- Movie Night 6 pm - The Good Dinosaur
February 15- February 19  Midwinter Recess/School will be closed/Escuela cerrada (Febrero 15 hasta Febrero 19)
February 16- February 20- CAMBA KIDS CONNECTION HOLIDAY PROGRAM WILL BE IN SESSION at P.S. 249. 
February 20- No Saturday Academy
February 22- Session 1 of Cycle 3 STEM begins today 2:40-4 pm
February 26- 100th Day of School!
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March Reminders:
March 3- Parent Teacher Conferences 1-2:40 pm & 5:30- 8 pm
Half Day Dismissal/Medio Dia Hoy/Conferencias de Padres Hoy 1-2:40 pm y
5:30-8 pm
March 3- PTA Spring Bake Sale
March 9- PTA Meeting 6 pm 
March 22- Picture retake 
March 25- Good Friday/School is Closed/Escuela Cerrada
March 26- No Saturday Academy
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Visit: https://mystudent.nyc 
To create an account here to see your child's recent attendance, test scores and grades. 

Parent Coordinator: Ms. Mackey 1-347-563-4752

PTA Staff members:
Dawn Torres, President
Theresa Sanchez, Vice President
Taisha Francisquini, Treasurer
Sandy Lominy-Hamilton, Recording Secretary



New York City Department of Education Website:
If you need further information about our school.
http://schools.nyc.gov/SchoolPortals/17/K249/default.htm

Upcoming Events

Tue, Feb 9 - Fri, Feb 12
Respect For All Week
Friday, February 12
Black History Jeopardy 1 pm Grade 3 only
Sat, Feb 13 - Mon, Feb 22
Chinese New Year
Special Program
CAMBA Kids Connection Holiday Program at PS 249 8 am - 5:25 pm
Each student must submit a CAMBA Holiday Program Registration Form.Please contact us at 
347-581-4662 to confirm your child's status. 
Saturday, February 13
No Saturday Academy

Weather

Today, 2/12/2016
High: 28 Low: 19
Mostly cloudy
5% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 2/13/2016
High: 21 Low: 3
Partly sunny
23% chance of precipitation.