Reminders From The Principal

  P.S. 212 Principal’s Message

Dear Families,

As we almost step into the month of February, I wanted to share some exciting updates and important information with you.

Black History Month Celebration:

February marks Black History Month, and we have planned various activities to celebrate the rich history and contributions of African Americans.

Lunar New Year is February 9 and we will be wearing red.

School Spirit Week:

Get ready for a week full of fun and creativity! Our school spirit week is set for February 12 - 16, with each day featuring a different theme. Let’s showcase our P.S. 212 pride together.

Monday, 2/12 100th Day of School - all staff and students will celebrate the 100th day of school. Students and staff will wear a TEAM JERSEY or SHIRT.

Tuesday, 2/13 all staff and students will wear their BLUE Koala School Spirit Shirts or a Blue Shirt to represent UNITY

Wednesday 2/14  all staff and students will wear RED for Valentine’s Day! Red will represent CARING.

Thursday, 2/15 all staff and students will wear a SUPERHERO shirt to represent APPRECIATION

Fun Friday, 2/16     No Child Eats Alone Day!  Wear your favorite color shirt to appreciate everyone's differences!

School Closed: Mid-Winter Break February 19 – 23.   

 Return to school on February 26.


  • Ensure that your child comes to school with appropriate winter gear. If your child needs a coat, gloves, hat or scarf please contact Ms. Ilia our parent coordinator at 718-266-4841 ext. 2123 or Email her We would be happy to assist with these items or any other items your child may need.
  • Please check your child’ backpacks for any important notices or forms.
  • If your contact information has changed, please update it with the main office. Please return the Saturday Program letters if you received one.
  • Breakfast: Students may eat breakfast in the cafeteria from 7:30 am – 8:15 am. Class starts by 8:15. While breakfast is available for anyone who needs it please try to have your child here early so they can enjoy hot breakfast and still make it to class on time.

 Thank you for your continued partnership in creating a positive and enriching learning environment for our students. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the school or our parent coordinator, Ilia Liff at 718 -266-4841 or cell:

Wishing you a wonderful February!




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