P.S. 8 Shirlee Solomon

Children FIRST, HIGH Expectations, No Excuses

Reach for the Stars



    Tomorrow, April 6, 2019, PS 8 Celebrates Poem In Your Pocket Day!  so, carry your favorite poem to share with your friends ! 



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  • On Wednesday, May 1, 2019 and Tuesday, May 2, 2019, we will be administering the 2019 NYS Mathematics Exam to students in grades 3, 4, & 5.

    Please be sure that your student arrives to school on time each day, feels well, and has had a healthy breakfast. 

    The PS 8 Breakfast Program, as always, will begin at 7:50 AM and is cost free to all students in Kindergarten through grade 5.




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  • On Tuesday, April 16, 2019,  the PS 8 PTA welcomes Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis , who will be speaking at our PTA meeting. The meeting will begin promptly at 2:30 PM, in the school auditorium.

    We invite you to attend this very special event. 

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    • Spring Holiday Packets were distributed today, April 15, 2019. Each packet includes a pacing guide. All completed packets are due on Monday, April 29, 2019.
    • School will be closed for Spring Recess beginning Friday, April 19 to April 28, 2019. All afterschool programs, including CAAT, will not be in session during this time.  Regular school hours will resume on Monday, April 29, 2019 at 9:AM. All After school Enrichment Programs and CAAT programs will be in session beginning on that day. 


    • We would like to wish all our families, especially those  celebrating Passover and Easter, a wonderful holiday, and a safe, restful Spring recess.  


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  • Parents of 5th graders...

    Please log onto the PTA Channel and click on PTA News. There is a link for 5th Grade Reminders .As graduation activities approach, please make note of deadlines.  If you have any questions, please contact any PTA Board Member. 

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  • PTA March Newsletter is available for viewing on under the PTA Channel... "How to Help" Please log on.


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  •  PTA Spring Clothing Drive 5/22-5/23

    Please log onto PTA channel.... "How to Help" for more information about our spring clothing drive. 

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  • Just a reminder to all Grade 5 parents: 

    Partial payment for senior dues deadline was on February 28, 2019. Please make every effort to adhere to 5th grade graduation deadlines. Please contact the PTA with any questions or concerns.

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  • We are delighted to announce that Pre- Kindergarten and Kindergarten arrival line and dismissal will resume in  our gymnsasium as of Monday February 11, 2019. These classes will no longer be lining up in the upper school yard, or dismissing through that exit. We thank you for your patience during the gymnasium upgrade. 

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  • 5th Grade Parents:


    Please look under the PTA Channel for forms and information regarding your student's Senior Activities and important due dates.


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