Reward School for 2017-2018

Congratulations to our 499 family of students, parents, teachers, staff and administration!

PS/IS 499 is proud to announce that our school has been re-identified as a Reward School for the 2017-18 school year based on data from 2016-17.

What is a Reward School?

A Reward School is a school with outstanding student achievement or growth over the past three years.

Also, Reward Schools are highest-performing schools that are the highest-performing in the state, in terms of school- wide proficiency, subgroup proficiency, and graduation rates.

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Family Fun Night: March 29

Join us for our first free pajama themed Family Fun Night featuring the hit movie “The Emoji Movie”

Don’t forget to bring a sleeping bag or blanket to sit on. Popcorn and refreshments will be served.

All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Location: PS 499 in the school GYM
Date: Thursday, March 29
Time: 6-8 pm

Space is limited. RSVP is required. Please fill out the slip from the flyer below and return it to the PTA.

Family Fun Night

Scholastic Book Fair is now open

The Scholastic Book Fair is available for online purchases until March 12th.

Also, download the Scholastic Book Fair App for iOS or Android. At checkout, enter ZIP code 11367 to select PS 499. A $5.00 coupon is available for purchases made via the app. See the book fair flyer for more details

Shop now for an expanded selection for your child, shop teacher and school library wish lists, or make a wish list for your child to send to friends and family. All online orders ship for free to the school about a week after the book fair ends.

Class visits for the book fair will be available on-site from Tuesday, March 6th – Friday, March 9th. Schedule TBD.

For more information or if you would like to volunteer for the Book Fair, see the book fair flyer