Daily Announcements

"Where Little People Do Big Things"

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

School hours:

PreK 8:20-10:50 am and 12:05-2:30 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 is an "A" school. NYC Progress Report 2013-2014 

Book of the Month for October - Fire Up with Reading by Tony Buzzeo

October 24- Community Read Aloud, PTA Autumn bake and Movie Night is at 6 pm.
Trip for all first grade students except 1-207.

October 29- All kindergarten classes - farm trip
October 30- P.S.249 Halloween Parties: Grades K-2 2:45-5 pm cost $5 Grades 3-5 6-8 pm cost $10
October 30- No Grade 3-5 Afterschool  (The Reading and Math Program only-
CAMBA will be in session.) If your child is not in CAMBA please pick them up at 2:40 pm.

October 31- Students are NOT ALLOWED to wear Halloween costumes to school on Halloween. 
October 31- Habit of the mind assembly- Grades 3,4 and 5
October 31-Dismissal is at 2:40 pm for ALL STUDENTS.
NO CAMBA PROGRAM. Please pick up  your child at 2:40 pm. 

November 4- Election Day/No students today/No estudiantes hoy

Please continue to use MYON for reading and IXL for Math. 

*Help the PTA raise funds for our school by registering your bonus card. 
Stop and Shop website: http://www.stopandshop.com/aplus
Enter your stop and shop 13 digit bonuscard. 
P.S. 249 ID # 09455.  Also, don’t forget to encourage your friends and relatives to do the same.  It could mean the world to our kids. 

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

PTA Staff members:
Theresa Sanchez, President
Taisha Francisquini, Vice President
Frizine Allan, Treasurer

If you have any comments or questions you can contact Ms. Derenzo, site administrator at

Thank you for visiting our site! :)

New York City Department of Education Website:
If you need further information about our school.

Upcoming Events

Saturday, October 25
Saturday Academy 9-12 noon
Mon, Oct 27 - Tue, Oct 28
Department of Health Kindergarten and First Grade
Tuesday, October 28
Lights on After-School Celebration CAMBA KIDS CONNECTION 3:30-5:00 pm

Donate a healthy snack for your child's group. Carrots sticks, grape tomatoes, grapes, apples, water, oranges, cheese sticks, granola bars, goldfish(baked), yogurt, bananas, berries or pretzels.

Medgar Evers Visit- Prof. Saran and Ms. Derenzo orientation 8:30-10:30 am
Parent engagement 2:40-3:20 pm Face to Face K and 4 only
Parent Workshop - Grade 2 Reading with an info lense
Parent Workshop - Grade 3 - Shifts 319
Parent Workshop- Arts with Ms. Yaffa Mural Painting 224
Parent Workshop- Grade 1 Writing 206, 203, 207
Parent Workshop Grade 5 - Online Resources Room 100
Parent Workshop- Mr. Crosby Math and CC Shifts at 2:45 pm w Clusters


Today, 10/25/2014
High: 65 Low: 50
Mostly sunny
11% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 10/26/2014
High: 65 Low: 47
Partly sunny
5% chance of precipitation.