Harvest Day

Tuesday, October 21, 2014: 10:15 am - 1:45 pm

Please join us for Harvest Day this Tuesday 10/21 during all lunch periods!  We will be celebrating our Garden To Cafe program that integrates locally grown herbs and vegetables from our Woolly Pockets School Garden and the Battery Urban Farm (thank you BUF for all your generous support!) into our kids’ lunches.  The following organically grown vegetables will be served during lunch on Tuesday to all students:  sweet potatoes, kale, herbs, carrots, salad greens and more!

Come volunteer, join the fun, and enjoy some delicious treats! Volunteer Today! 

Parent Action Committee (PAC) Meeting

Wednesday, October 22, 2014: 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Parent Room (Room 408)
At this month’s meeting, we will hone in on the major issues we wish to address this year:
  • class size
  • high stakes testing
  • charter school expansion
  • 75 Morton Street (New middle school)
We will begin to discuss strategies (inter-school and inter-organization partnerships, etc.) and modes of communication (workshops/panel discussions, newsletter, etc.)
Please note:  PAC meetings are 1 week following PTA meetings (with some exceptions due to calendar).

Supporting Parents of Children with IEPs

Thursday, October 23, 2014: 8:30 am - 9:30 am

Room 408

A bi-monthly support group for Parents of Children with Individualized Education Plans (IEPs). The purpose of this group is to share resources, expertise, and ideas. All are welcome.

Information Session

Middle School Admission Process Meetings

Dear 5th Grade Families,

This year District 2 is holding 3  Information Sessions for the Middle School Admission Process.  At the moment, they are not going to have  information sessions at individual schools this year.  You  can select the  individual session that is most convenient for you.

1)  October 28th at PS 51, 525 West 44th St. at 9:00 AM.

2)  October 29th at PS 124, 40 Division St. at 9:00 AM.

3)  October 30th at PS 59, 231 East 56th St., at 9:00 AM.

For questions, please contact Jennifer Greenblatt at JGreenblatt@schools.nyc.gov


Morning Bus

Dear PS 3, 

Is your bus running late in the morning?  
Well you can do something about it.   Write to the link below.
You might want to do it every time they are late and twice.  
There is an old saying the squeaky wheel gets the grease. 

Let’s squeak!! 

Here is the link to OPT (Office of Pupil Transportation)

Pre-K Non-Attendance Day

Thursday, October 23, 2014

October 23, Thursday


PS3 Pumpkin Smash!!

Saturday, November 1, 2014: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Save the Date!!!

Saturday, November 1st
10 am–2 pm at PS3
Jack-o-Lantern Composting & Fun for Kids and Adults 

Food, Grow, Play Presents:

Seed To Salad Bar!!
School grown vegetables in our Salad Bar
Did you know that during the growing season and according to availability, vegetables, fruit and herbs from the PS3 Woolly Pocket School Garden and the Battery Urban Farm are available at the cafeteria Salad Bar? Encourage your kids to eat local at lunch.

Leroy Street Library is Open again!

Now that the Library is open again, you are invited to join them.
Exciting FREE Events at the Hudson Park Library in October
66 Leroy Street (between 7th Ave and Hudson St.)
Super Hero Party (costumes encouraged!)
Saturday, October 18 at 2:00 pm. Ages 5 and up.
Join Matthew Reinhart has he talks about his book “DC Superheroes: The Ultimate Pop-Up Book” and teaches a pop-up craft.
Music Makers and Story Shakers 
Every Wednesday in October (Oct 8, 15, 22, 29) at 3:30 pm. Ages 5 and up
Make your own musical instrument and then play along with a story!
We will be traveling to different lands, making a sitar, maracas, and more.
Supplies are limited so pre-registration is required.
Please register in person or by phone at 212-243-6876.


The Go Project

GO at St. Luke’s    487 Hudson St., New York, NY 10014


Open to children who are in grades, 2, 3, 4, or 5.

Your child is invited to join this program to work on reading and math skills with a volunteer tutor.  We meet on Saturday mornings from 9:30 – 11:30 am, beginning in October and ending in April.

Applications can be picked up in Room 309 or 408.