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 

Books of the Month for March
Pre K - 1- I Have a Sister, My Sister is Deaf by Jeanne Whitehouse Peterson
Grades 2-5 - Rosa by Nikki Giovanni

March is Women's History Month!

Habit of the Mind for March
Remaining Open to Continuous Learning
Visit habitsofmind.org
Habit of the Mind Assembly is March 9 at 9 am and 1 pm. 

Attention parents: Check the calendar to the right side to keep track of upcoming parent workshops. We look forward to seeing you!

Candy sale begins on February 13 and ends on Friday, March 6. Please make payments in cash or money order. Money orders are payable to P.S.249           PTA by 5 pm, Friday, March 6.  

Lunar Chinese New Year/Spring Festival- February 19-March 5
The Year of the Sheep/Goat!
Kung Hei Fat Choy!

February 28- Black History Month ends

March 1- Women's History Month begins

March 4- Kindergarten trip to Hall of Science

March 11- PTA General Meeting at 6 pm

March 16-March 20- Literacy and Book Fair 

March 19- Half day dismissal is at 11:55 am
Parent -Teacher Conferences: 1-3 pm and 5:30-8 pm
Medio dia hoy salen a las 11:55 am 
Conferencias de padres y maestros son de 1-3 pm y de 5:30 hasta 8 pm. 

March 23- Picture retake, graduation picture (5th graders only), staff yearbook pictures

*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
Dawn Torres, Recording Secretary

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

Upcoming Events

Friday, March 6
End of candy sale today.
Habit of the Mind Assembly Grades 2/3 9 am Grades 4/5 1 pm
Saturday, March 7
Saturday Academy 9-noon
Sunday, March 8
Daylight Saving Time begins
International Women's Day


Today, 3/5/2015
High: 31 Low: 27
100% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 3/6/2015
High: 23 Low: 14
Chance flurries
26% chance of precipitation.