School News & Announcements 

January 31, 2020

Save the date for our Lunar New Year celebration!!!

The IS 289 PTA cordially invites all of our families to join us at our 2nd Annual Lunar New Year Celebration!

IS 289 PTA诚挚邀请我们所有家庭参加我们的第一届农历新年庆祝活动!


When 什么时候

Jan 31,2020 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM


Where 哪里

New Chatham Seafood Restaurant,

6 Chatham Square, New York, NY 10038, USA

Wish Lists!!!

Please support your child's teachers by purchasing items and supplies from their Amazon wish lists. There is also a need for general supplies (like paper towels, tissues, and hand soap) in all classrooms. Supplies can be dropped of in the main office (Room 515). Thank you for your support!

Amazon Smile

Don't forget to sign up for Amazon Smile to have your holiday shopping dollars benefit the school! If you have not already signed up go to and select IS 89 PTA from the organization list. Every dollar helps!

IS 289 Direct Appeal 2019-2020

Did you know that DOE funds cover just 88% our school's budget? Help us bridge the gap by contributing to our Direct Appeal. It's not too late to give and no amount is too small. Please give what you can today!

2019-2020 Year At A Glance!

'Year At A Glance' gives you a one page summary of the IS289 calendar, including all days the school is closed,  PTA meetings, state test dates, conferences and more.



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Find some great resources compiled for families by 7th grade Social Studies teacher, Marc Todd. Great articles for every family HERE!

Other articles recommended by our teachers include the following:

Why Students Should Take the Lead in Parent-Teacher Conferences, Mindshift

Carol Dweck Revisits the 'Growth Mindset', Education Week

Help for Executive Functions, Child Mind Institute

How Collaboration Unlocks Learning and Lessens Student Isolation, Mindshift

Two more articles recommended by 6th grade math teacher, Chi-Man Ng-

Supporting Immigrant Families

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