• Next PTA meeting is Friday, March 10th at 8:30am in the auditorium.

    Topic: Ariel will discuss Math in the lower school (K-4) and Dawn S. will discuss her work with MAT to create units for 7th and 8th graders that will support all students engaging with algebraic ideas.

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  • IS276 After-School registration will open at 12pm on Monday, the 27th.

    Please review the schedule with your child and register here.

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Upcoming Events

  • JV Girls & Boys PLAYOFF GAME

    • JV Girls will play LMC at 4pm in our gym
    • JV Boys will play IS 289 at 5pm in our gym
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  • Varsity Girls & Boys PLAYOFF GAME

    • Varsity Girls will play winner of YEMS/ICE at 4pm in our gym
    • Varsity Boys will play SOF at 5pm in our gym
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  • Cafeteria

    Glow Dance

    $10 for Admission + glow bracelet
    $15 for Admission + glow bracelet + 5 food tickets
    LED and glow items will be on sale before and at the dance. 
    To volunteer click here:  http://signup.com/go/7RcmS5
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  • 276 Cares: Clothing & Textile Drive

    Outside main lobby
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  • Room 813

    SLT Meeting

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  • SLT Meeting

  • 325 South End Ave

    CHIPOTLE Fundraiser!

    Stop by Chipotle in BPC and tell them you are from PS 276! 50% of proceeds goes back to school for 5th Grade Graduation.

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  • Middle School: Student-Parent-Teacher Conferences

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  • PTA General Meeting

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  • FlyWheel TriBeCa Fundraiser

    100% of proceeds goes to PS/IS 276 PTA

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General Information

Progress Report

Student-Parent-Teacher Conferences will be on Thursday, March 9

Report Cards go home on Friday, March 31


New York State Exams

Grades 3–8 English Language Arts (ELA) and Math exams will be administered on March 28–30 and May 2–4, respectively. Here are some tips to help with test anxiety from our Guidance Counselors - Test Anxiety.pptx  


Social Justice Reading for Middle School
Social justice reading list for middle-graders: Is your child taking an interest in social justice and political activism? Check out this
 list of eight novels with social justice themes for middle-graders »
You can also find some great book recommendations on this
 reading list of children's books about refugees »

Newspaper for Kids

A newspaper for kids: If you want to help your child follow the news, but he or she has trouble reading adult newspapers, check out Time for kids »
Talking to Kids about Racism

Talking to kids about racism: Racial tensions are running high in the United States. Racial tensions are running high in the United States. To learn more about the forms that racial bias can take in children,

 check out this blog post about talking to children about racism »

 School Newspaper
  It features columns such as Comics, Current Events, Hobby Corner, Spotlight, Poetry, and so much more.
Be sure to check it out! TheBatteryNews.com
Musical Theater
Save The Date: March 24th (evening) & March 25th (matinee)
Our Musical Theater students will be performing their original musical features vampires and is set in the 1700s. 
More details to follow!

New York City School Water
A note from Deputy Chancellor Rose followed by a detailed notice and Q&A regarding the specific number of lead elevations and the locations of the associated fixtures within our school building.

Math Tutoring at LUNCH
Rooms #804 and #809
(by National Junior Honor Society)
Contact Carmen Robles for details.


Middle School Trips

7th Grade Trip to Philadelphia 
(Trip Date: May 17-19, 2017)

8th Grade Trip to Washington DC
First Payment due 2/1/17
Second Payment due 3/1/17
(Trip Date: May 31- June 2, 2017)

Yearbooks for SALE!
$55 from 2/1-4/3

To order: http://community.pictavo.com/c/311316

 Please note, all 5th and 8th grade parents do not need to purchase unless they want an extra copy because their child automatically gets 1 book. 


Family Giving

PTA News

The Wellness Committee Presents
Saturday, March 46:00-8:00 PM in the cafeteria
Let your light shine and go with the glow at the PS/IS 276 glow-in-the-dark dance party for all K-8 students and their families. Featuring live DJ, dancing, glow gear, fluorescent graffiti wall, and prize for best glow costume! 
$10 includes admission and one glow bracelet. 
$15 includes admission, one glow bracelet and 5 tickets for food purchase.
Tickets will be available at morning drop-off Tues-Friday (2/28-3/3) and after school Wed-Friday (3/1-3). Glow gear will be for sale Thurs-Saturday (3/2-4) after 3:00PM.
All children K-5 must be supervised by a paying adult. Advance purchase is recommended. 
WE NEED VOLUNTEERS! Middle School students and adults can sign up at: http://signup.com/go/7RcmS5  

276 Cares 
Next Wearable Collections: Monday, March 6th from 8-9am only in front of the school.  
Click here for donation details - Clothing, Textile, & Shoe Drive .
Please check the Lost and Found - all unclaimed items will be donated.



Saturday, March 11th @ 2:00pm FlyWheel Tribeca

Move Your Body! Challenging you and yours to a fun, adrenaline boosting event at FlyWheel Tribeca that benefits our children's education! 100% of proceeds returning to our PS/IS 276 PTA.

KIDS CAN RIDE! Students 13 years or 14 years old (with adults in company) are invited to ride alongside us! (Height requirement is 4'11" and minimum weight must be 100 lbs for student riders.)

Register HERE!



Thursdays, February 16 (Postponed - New Date to Come)
Our fantastic kitchen staff will be creating a new veggie recipe for the kids to sample, along with the veggie already on that day's menu. All students (including those who bring in lunch from home) are encouraged to sample both and vote for their favorite. 

Join your kids at lunch.

Parent volunteers are needed to pass out samples and gather votes
Sign-up through this link: Sign-Up.com or email wellness@bpcschool.org.

NY International Children's Film Festival 
NYICFF 2017 is just around the corner (February 24-March19) is showcasing some of the best new international films for the whole family (ages 3 & up). Even better, our school earns $3 back for every ticket you purchase!
Check backpacks this week for the color brochure with film description, including one of this year's Academy Award nominees.
For more information and to buy tickets:  
1. Go to http://nyicff.org/tickets/  
2. Select "PS/IS 276 Battery Park City School" from the “Select My School” drop-down menu (IMPORTANT!)
3. Purchase tickets and voila!  Our PTA earns $3 of each ticket you purchase!


"Changing the World, One Note at a Time"

A concert of PS/IS 276 parent musicians. 

Thursday, March 30th @ 6:30PM in the Auditorium | $12 Admission

Children are welcome!


Spring Auction

April 26, 2017 @ 6:30PM

Macao Restaurant, 311 Church Street, TriBeCa

The Auction Committee will be meeting every Monday at 8:30 in the PTA room. Please join us to help make it a great event. You can work from home! For more info, click HERE.

Principal Terri's Blog

Click for my blog about schooling, kids, and 276.

  • Latest post (1/29): Kindness and Justice

To subscribe, click on the '+Follow' icon on the bottom right corner.  

Our Library


Quick Links: 

Library's Homepage

Twitter @bpcschool_lib: General Library News 

Instagram @bpcschool.lib: Private account for school community only

Volunteer Form | Wish List 

PS/IS 276 Shopping Page

Shop & Earn $$$ for our school! 

Something new ->

Shutteryfly | tiny prints | Diva | Borrow Lenses

Our school earns 13% on every order. 


Support the Chargers!

Click here for game schedule!


Annual Girls Leadership Summit

Wednesday, April 12

The STARS Citywide Girls Initiative invites young women to its 3rd Annual Girls Leadership Summit from 9:30 am to 3pm at the High School of Fashion Industries, 225 W. 24th St. There will be inspiring speakers, workshops about identity and empowerment, a college fair and more. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Register online now »

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Our school earns up to 10% on every purchase. Every purchase made through this link supports our kids! 

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How To Help


 Spring Auction 2017-Call for Volunteers!

The Auction Committee will be meeting every Monday at 8:30 in the PTA room. Please join us to help make it a great event. You can work from home! 

To be involved or for more information please email: springauction@bpcschool.org

  To learn how you can get involved or if you have any questions, please email volunteer@bpcschool.org