Welcome to P.S. 53 
A National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence

Welcome to the P.S. 53 eChalk website!

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Daily Announcements

Meet and Greet Tuesdays!
Are you interested in sending your child to UPK at P.S. 53?  Feel free to stop by on any Meet and Greet Tuesday - January 25th; February 2nd; 9th; or 23rd.  Meet with Angela Navarino, Parent Coordinator, to learn about P.S. 53 and the UPK Program.  Any questions, please call Mrs. Navarino at 718-987-8020 718-987-8020, option 1.  Come home to P.S. 53!

February Key dates

School is closed on Monday February 8 & the week of February 15-19.  School resumes on Monday February 22.

If you have a child in grades K-4 who would like to participate in the Science Expo please read the links below.

Science Expo 2016

Science Project Proposal sheet

Science Project Format

Important dates to remember for students starting Pre-K in September 2016


Microsoft software to download

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The Great Kindness Challenge

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Chancellor Carmen Farina has launched our NYC Reads 365 initiative.  This is a citywide initiative to promote reading every day - in school and out.  Click the link for additional resources

The Kindergarten Admissions Application Process has started.  You can pick up an application in the office or click on the link below to apply online. 

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Latchkey Application form for the 2015-2016 school year

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Morning Care Application for the 2015-2016 school year

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Recycling of ink cartridges

We recycle old ink cartridges to help raise money for the school.  Please send in your ink cartridges when they are empty!!  
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P.S.53 School Spirit Wear
We have a new Spirit wear website that has all custom designed P.S.53 Tigers Merchandise.

Upcoming Events

Tue, Feb 9 - Fri, Feb 12
Tuesday, February 9
Crazy Hair Day

Grade 3 trip - Lotus Garden
Wednesday, February 10
2 Different Sock Day

Thursday, February 11
Kindergarten trip - Oriental Plaza
Pajama day