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Recent Announcements

Art Workshop for Parents/Guardians
with Renowned Artist Rafal Olbinski

We are honored to welcome to PS 34  Mr. Rafal Olbinski, an award-winning illustrator, painter and educator.  Olbinski's works have been featured in international galleries including the Museum of Modern Art and the Smithsonian Institution.   Mr. Olbinski was awarded the title of "Gloria Artist" from the President of the Republic of Poland and was the recipient of the International Oscar for the World's Most Memorable Poster, The Prix, in 1994.

Mr. Olbinski has graciously offered to host art workshops at PS 34.  Families and students will have an opportunity to participate in this exciting event.

Parents/Guardians Art Workshop with Rafal Olbinski

When: February 9th, 2016

Time:  8:45 AM

Where: Art Room (Norman Ave Main Entrance)

For more information and to RSVP contact, Deise Kowalski, Parent Coordinator, at 718.389.5842 or

 **Please note that space is limited for this event.** 

Lunar New Year

Monday, February 8, 2016

School Closed.

School will be closed from February 15, 2016 through February 19, 2016 for Mid-Winter Recess. School will re-open on February 22, 2016.

All School Class Trips scheduled for this week (January 26-29) have been cancelled.

January 25, 2016

In order to have an easier dismissal due to snow accumulation in the school yards, the children will be dismissed earlier today, Monday January 25, Tuesday January 26 and Wednesday January 27 in the following order: 

2:25 PM Grade K-1
2:30 PM Grade 2-3
2:35 PM Grade 4-5

·       Parents/Guardians will be able to pick up their children in the main office after dismissal times.

·       Please exit the school yard promptly as you pick up your children.

·       For everyone’s safety, children should not play in the snow piles nor should anyone through snow during dismissal time.

Thank you,

 Carmen Asselta, Principal

Grade 2-5 Parents/Guardians:
Please be advised that due to the impending inclement weather our Super Saturday Program will be canceled this Saturday, January 23, 2016.


Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Monday, January 18, 2016.

Brooklyn Three Kings Day Parade - Sunday, January 10th, 2016  

Meeker Avenue and Graham Avenue-Kick off at 2:00 pm

Come join us for this fun-filled, annual community celebration.

Please come join us at PS 34 for hot chocolate and cookies at 12:45 pm before the parade. We will be lining up for the parade on Meeker Ave and Graham Ave at 1:45 pm.

Pizza and Refreshments will be available to all marchers at PS 257, 60 Cook Street at the end of the parade.

 For more information and to RSVP contact Deise Kowalski, Parent Coordinator, at 718-389-5842 or

PS 34 in the Brooklyn Paper: (Click on headline for link to full article)

PS 34 teaches kids engineering with Lego class

Another brick in the wall: Greenpoint school has Lego class

Hip to be square: PS 34 students Mateusz Muszak and Borys Winiewski show off their creations at the Greenpoint Library.
The Brooklyn Paper

School will be closed from December 24, 2015 through January 1, 2016 for Winter Recess. School will re-open on January 4, 2016.

On December 16 we were honored to welcome Raquel M. Ortiz the author of the children’s book Sofi and the Magic, Musical Mural.  She visited our second grade for a special assembly.

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New School Tour Date Added:
Tuesday, December 8, 2015
9:00 AM


Please Note:
School will be closed November 26, 2015 through November 27, 2015, for Thanksgiving Break. School will re-open on November 30, 2015.

PS 34 Polish Dual Language Program is featured in a segment of News 12 Brooklyn.
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Students at one Brooklyn school are participating in the city's first ever dual English-Polish program. Children at P.S. 34 in Greenpoint are the first kindergartners

PS 34 ECO Family Trip to Sims Recycling Center
Wednesday, November 11, 2015


*Veteran’s Day *

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

School Closed.


Środa, 11 listopada 2015
Szkola bedzie zamknieta.


Miércoles, 11 de noviembre 2015

La escuela estará cerrada.

Parent Teacher Conferences

Thursday, November 5, 2015

12:35-2:35 PM and 4:30-7:30 PM

                                   Please use the Eckford Street entrance


Half Day for All Students

On Thursday, November 5, 2015

Grades K, Pre K will be dismissed at 11:30 AM

Grades 1-5 will be dismissed at 11:35 AM


Due to construction work on McGuiness Blvd the playground today and tomorrow, class 2-112 Ms. Zieba, class 5-214 Ms. Larkin and class 3-212 Ms. Duffy will dismiss on the Eckford Street schoolyard. 

Class 1-114 Ms. Hahn will dismiss at the main entrance today and tomorrow. 

Class 4-204 Ms. Rzerzicha will be dismissed outside the main entrance today and tomorrow.

All other classes follow regular dismissal. (Enter through McGuiness Blvd. Gate)



Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Election Day



Wtorek, 3 listopada 

Szkola bedzie zamknieta­­­­­­­


Martes, 3 de noviembre de 2015

No hay escuela para los niños.

 Día de las elecciones

Parents Are Invited to PS 34’s OPEN DOOR

Come see what your child is learning
 in the classroom.

Grades K-2:Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Grades 3-5: Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Time: 8:45 AM—9:45 AM

(Enter through Eckford Street School Yard Entrance)

Pre-K: Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Time: 9:00 AM—9:45 AM 
(Enter through Main Entrance)

Columbus Day
Monday, October 12, 2015
School Closed.
Poniedziałek, 12 października 2015
Szkola bedzie zamknieta.
La escuela estará cerrada
Lunes, 12 de octubre 2015 para el
 Columbus Day.

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Click to view a special invite to District 14 schools from the Grand Marshal of The Pulaski Memorial Parade:  Pulaski Memorial Parade Committee Grand Marshal Invite.pdf

Thank you dads, grandfathers, uncles, brother and male guardians

for Bringing Your Child to School Today!

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Wednesday, September 23 - School Closed (Yom Kippur)

Thursday, September 24 - School Closed (Eid al-Adha)

School Closed
Monday, September 14 & Tuesday September 15
(Rosh Hashanah)

Wednesday,  September 9, 2015

(Regular School Hours are from 8:15am -2:35pm)

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Test Scores from 2014-15 Now Available

With your NYC Schools account you will be able to access key information about your child's progress in school, including attendance, report card grades, general student information, and test scores (new) in one of ten languages on a computer, phone or tablet.

Beginning August 12, you can view your child's New York State math and English Language Arts (ELA) test scores from the 2014-15 school year. If your child is in high school, you can view his or her Regents exam scores.


There is still time to register your Kindergarten Child!
Seats are available for September 2015.

Call (718) 389-5842 for information.

View all past announcements from the 2015-2016 school year.

Past Announcements

PS 34 Oliver H. Perry, 131 Norman Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11222
Phone: 718-389-5842  |  Fax: 718-389-0356
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November 4, 2015 December 2, 2015- January 6 & 13,2016- February 3, 2016- March 2, 2016- April 21, 2016- May 4, 2016
Friday, February 5
Disney Rehearsal
Saturday, February 6
Super Saturday Academy
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sunday, February 7
Respect For All Week ---->
Spirit Week ---->
Monday, February 8
Lunar New Year - School Closed

Today, 2/5/2016
High: 40 Low: 29
Partly sunny
14% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 2/6/2016
High: 40 Low: 32
Partly sunny
11% chance of precipitation.