Category Archives: PA News

End of School Year Events

  • June 14th:  5th Grade Club Getaway
  • June 14th:  K – 4 Grade Field Day
  • June 18th: 5th Grade Graduation at Bronx Science
  • June 19th: Alvin Ailey Performance at 3:30pm
    in multi-purpose room
  • June 22nd: End of Year Community Sing at 1:45pm
  • June 22nd: Last day of after-school program
    (Road To Success Program)
  • June 26th: Last day of school, 11:30am dismissal


Staff Appreciation Week: May 7-11

Next week, May 7-11, is Staff Appreciation Week at AmPark! Please join the PA in showing our school staff just how much we appreciate everything they do to make this the school we love.

Here’s the schedule:

Staff: Grab a healthy snack to get you through the Science Fair.

Staff: Enjoy our plentiful breakfast and grab a vase!
Families: Send in a flower or two for your teacher! Don’t forget your Paras, office staff and our wonderful Art, PE and Music teachers!
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5th Annual AmPark Science Fair – May 7th

The 5th Annual
Science Fair
will be held on
Monday, May 7th.

If you haven’t attended this event before, you’re in for a wonderful experience. Our young scientists really go into depth to study topics of interest and perform fascinating experiments.

We are excited to announce that four projects from AmPark will also be selected to be displayed at the citywide NYC Science Expo in Manhattan in June. In order for your child’s project to be eligible for the Science Expo, they must follow the guidelines for projects provide by the Science Expo.

Click here for more details and to view the science fair guide.

Special Education 101 – FREE Workshop

An attorney from Advocates for Children of New York will host a free workshop on May 3rd at 8:30am for parents to learn about the Special Education process.

Come learn more about…
» Your child’s education rights
» The special education process including evaluations and IEPs
» Special education programs and services
» What to do if your child is having problems.

Click here for more details.

AmPark Spring Auction Fundraiser is tomorrow, April 27th

On Friday, April 27th from 6 pm – 9 pm, our school and the AmPark Parents’ Association will host the 2017/2018 AmPark Spring Auction Fundraiser (adults only event). We hope to raise $10,000 to support enrichment programs for our students, specifically targeting, our math, ELA and science programs.

This is an exciting event, click here for more information and to purchase your admission ticket.

Childcare will be provided to current AmPark students only.

General PA Meeting 4/25/18

Tonight’s General PA meeting will begin at 5:45pm with a special speaker from the Van Cortlandt Cooperative ecology group to discuss plastic and health.

We will continue with our General meeting immediately after with updates from Kelly and Angie as well as picking a nominating committee for next months elections. You will also have an opportunity to pick up your square 1 art and buy auction tickets/raffles.

*Childcare and pizza will be provided.  See you tonight!

Participatory Budgeting: Vote for AmPark!


Through Participatory Budgeting, community members, as young as 11yrs old can directly decide how to spend at least $1,000,000 of the public budget in our Council District 11.


What’s on the ballot?

  • P.S. 344 School Playground Construction
  • District 11 Schools Technology Upgrade


Vote for both at AmPark — 3981 Hillman Avenue

Monday, April 9, 2018 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM

Friday, April 13, 2018 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM


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