Welcome to PS 34's website! Keep up to date with our latest announcements, check your class pages, and take advantage of our resources all in one place!

Recent Announcements

Last Day of School 
June 28, 2016
Dismissals 11:35 am

Easy-Order school supplies!

You can now order your child's school supplies for next year with


1.) Visit by JULY 15

2.) Enter school code 5842

3.) Select the school supply list based on your child’s grade.

4.) Enter your child's name and grade

5.) Pay for your supplies!

OR – you can print out and complete the order form below and return to school by MONDAY, JUNE 27  with a check made out to PS34 PTA.

Supplies will be shipped directly to the school

with your student(s)’ name on the box, ready in time for the first day!

June 9, 2016
Anniversary Day
Students Do Not Attend School 

June 14, 2016
Clerical Day 
Students Do Not Attend School


The PS 34 main telephone number is temporarily out of order. Please use our alternate number 718-389-5847 if you need to contact the school. We apologize for any inconvenience

Regular Day of School on Thursday May 12, 2016
-Evening Only Parent Teacher Conferences 4:30-7:30
-No After School Language Program
-No Disney Rehearsal 
-No Green STEM Club
-No School Settlement After School Program

School will be closed from April 25, 2016 through April 29, 2016
 for Spring Recess.

 School will re-open on Monday, May 2, 2016.

Enjoy Your Spring Break.

*School Closed *

Friday, March 25, 2016

Good Friday


Szkoła bedzie zamknięta

Piątek, 25 marca 2016

Wielki Piątek


La escuela estará cerrada

Viernes, 25 de marzo 2016

Viernes santo

“Working Together to Create a Better Tomorrow”

An Educational & Community Institute for Parents in District 14

Date: Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Time: 8:30 am—1:00 pm

Place: PS 297

700 Park Avenue

Brooklyn, NY

Workshops on:

· Understanding your child’ IEP

· How to volunteer at you child’s school

· Using poetry to help your second language learner

· How to help your child with Reading and Math

· The NYS ELA and Math Exam

· College & Career Readiness


Learn about:

· Resources in our Community

· District wide programs & initiatives

· Using Yoga to reduce stress

· How we can work together to achieve greater

Breakfast and Lunch will be served.

Workshops  will be offered in English, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic & Polish

For more information, contact your Parent Coordinator, Deise Kowalski at 718.389.5842 or


PS 34 Needs Your Help!
Your Vote can help us get $250,000 for PS 34's STEM program?
Do you live in District 33? Check the map below. Anyone who lives within the district and is over the age of 14 can vote. Tell your friends, family, people on the streets to get out and vote! You can vote in person at one of the locations below OR you can apply for an absentee ballot by MARCH 22nd. 

To receive an absentee ballot click here and fill out the form. You must live in the district, be 14 or older, and be able to provide your address and date of birth in order to vote. If more than one person in a household wants a ballot you must provide the information for each individual. If you are not sure whether you live in the district you can check here.


Voting Locations (locations closest to the school )
District Office, 410 Atlantic Avenue March 28 - April 1: 10AM - 5PM
Greenpoint Library, 107 Norman Avenue
March 28 - 31:  1PM - 8PM
April 1: 1PM - 6PM
April 2: 1PM - 5PM

United Jewish Organization, 32 Penn Street
March 28: 1PM - 5PM
March 30 - 31: 1PM - 5PM
Brooklyn Athletic, 8 Berry Street
March 26 - 27: 8AM - 11AM

St. John’s Lutheran Church, 155 Milton Street
April 2:  11AM - 1PM
P.S.8, 37 Hicks Street
March 30 - 31:  8AM - 11 AM

Grades 3-5  Parent Information Workshop:

Meeting the Expectation of Common Core

 Don’t miss the opportunity to learn how our PS 34 curriculum addresses the standards. 
Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Time: 2:45pm-3:45pm Where: Kindergarten Cafeteria 
(Please Enter Though Eckford Street)

All Parents/Guardians are welcome to attend.
RSVP to Deise Kowalski, Parent Coordinator

Parent-Teacher Conferences:

                 Thursday, March 3, 2016                

12:35 – 2:35 PM and 4:30 – 7:30 PM
 Please use the Eckford Street entrance

The ESL, Speech, Spanish Language, Art, and Academic Intervention Teachers and Parent Coordinator will be available to meet with you



On Thursday, March 3, 2016

Grade K & Pre-K will be dismissed at 11:30 AM

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



 Tuesday, February 9th Unity Day (PS 34 Unites Against Bullying) 
 Attire: Wear our school color blue to show “Unity”.

Wednesday, February 10 Celebrating Cultural Awareness Day (PS 34 Appreciates Diversity)
Attire: Wear something that symbolizes or represents your culture or family.

Thursday, February 11 My Hero Day (PS 34 Celebrates their Heroes– someone they respect and admire)
 Attire: Wear the color yellow in honor of respect for all.

Friday February 12 Friendship Day (PS 34 celebrates the importance of Friendship)
Attire: Wear Pink or red in honor of friendship.

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.

New York City Department of Education
Learn more about your ‪#‎Kindergarten‬ options:

- Read the Kindergarten Directory:
- Search for your zoned school:
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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.
(Click on Photo to View)

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

Today, 7/23/2016
High: 94 Low: 77
Partly sunny
10% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 7/24/2016
High: 92 Low: 77
Partly sunny
10% chance of precipitation.