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

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Daily Announcements

STEM Summer in the City 2016 


Spring Fair and Mother's Day Plant Sale Schedule

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Congratulations to the following students who will have their artwork displayed at the 2016 Borough Arts Festival:

Mikaela Rath- Class K/1-208, Mrs. Doctor
Sophia Villarea- Class K/1-208, Mrs. Doctor
Sophia Restrepo- Class K/1-208, Mrs. Doctor
John Marcus Mantione- Class K/1-208, Mrs. Doctor
Alyssa Duran- Class K-134, Mrs. Pares

The students' artwork will be on exhibition from May 13th-June 5th at the New House Center for Contemporary Art, Snug Harbor Cultural Center.

Important dates to remember for Students starting Pre-K in September 2016.
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Pre-K finder

Spring After School Center Schedule 

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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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Upcoming Events

Mon, May 2 - Fri, May 6
Teacher Appreciation Week

Thursday, May 5
Spring Fair (Evening)
"Earth Laughs in Flowers"

Please join us, all our welcome (family and friends)

Place: P.S. 53

Time: 6pm to 8pm

Friday, May 6
Spring Fair (Day)
Spring Fair during school hours
(only Students with Parent(s) and/Guardian(s) may attend)
Details to follow
Tuesday, May 10
5th Grade - Medieval Times Trip
Details to follow
If you have any questions please contact
PTA 2nd VP's 5thgradeps53pta@gmail.com

Thursday, May 12
Student Led Conferences


Today, 5/4/2016
High: 56 Low: 49
Chance rain
36% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 5/5/2016
High: 58 Low: 51
Chance rain showers
35% chance of precipitation.