News and Updates


First Day of School is September 7, 2017

Summer Assignments and  School Supply lists 2016-2017

NYS English and Math exams results are in! Sign into your‪#‎NYCSchoolsAccount‬ to track your child’s progress: www.mystudent.ny

Up coming Community Events

On July 1, 2017 Greenpoint Library closed for rebuild. The new Greenpoint Library & Environmental Education Center is expected to open at the end of 2018.         All Greenpoint Library holds will be available for pickup at Leonard Library starting July 3, 2017. Bookmobile service will be provided near Greenpoint Library on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11am to 4pm.

 CEC (Community Education Council) District 14:  July 14, 2017 @ 6 PM IS 71, 215 Heyward Street, (Always on the 2nd Thursday of month.Check for more details.)

94th Precinct Community Council Meeting :    7 PM  1st Wednesday excluding July, August & December . St. John's Lutheran Church, 155 Milton Street, Greenpoint




NYC DOE School Calendar 2017-2018


Click here for full DOE School Calendar 

School Tour Dates

For more information or questions  please contact  Ms. Deise Kowalski, Parent Coordinator, at  or  718 389-5842.  Tours Begin at 9:00Am

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Wednesday, December 13 & 20, 2017

Wednesday, January 24 & 31, 2018

Wednesday, February 14 & 28, 2018

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Wednesday, May 30, 2018





PS 34 2017-2018 STL Meeting Dates


All School Leadership Team (SLT) meetings are scheduled for 2:45 pm in the Principal’s Office.
Meetings are opened to general public and school community. 

September 28, 2017  

October 26, 2017 

November 30, 2017 

December 21, 2017 

  January 25, 2018  

February 15, 2018 

March  29, 2018

April 26, 2018

 May 31, 2018




7 Habits of Happy Kids

Habit 1 — Be Proactive

You're in Charge


 I am a responsible person. I take initiative. I choose my actions, attitudes, and moods. I do not blame others for my wrong actions. I do the right thing without being asked, even when no one is looking.

Being proactive says "I'm in charge of my own life and whether I am happy or sad. I can choose how I react to other people or situations."  

Parent tips:  You can guide your children to think about choices and how different choices have different results before they decide what to do. Discussions can focus on taking care of themselves, taking care of their things, reacting or not reacting to others' behavior, planning ahead and thinking about what the right thing to do is. Think of ways to Be Proactive at home.

Role play Activity: Part of being proactive is to stop and think before you act. Your goal is to encourage your child to stop and think before reacting.   (In this role play, you should play the part of your child and your child should play the part of you.) Tell your child that you are "sooooooo bored" and there is nothing fun to do.  Complain that no one wants to play and that he or she (as the parent) needs to amuse you.





Home of the First Polish Dual Language Program

Eco-Schools Update

Go Green Brooklyn-Green STEM Education at PS 34:


For the 2015-2016 school year, PS 34 successfully achieved goals in the 5 Pathways to Sustainability mandated by the Greenpoint Eco-Schools program.  Congratulations to all the staff, students and families that were involved and contributed in embracing 

  • Reduce school waste by 25%
  • Reduce school building energy use by 10%
  • Reduce school-wide water use by 5%
  • Reduce the use of harmful chemicals and improve air quality 
  • Increase student and staff involvement in sustainability activities
  • Increase student and staff connection to the Greenpoint community

In the upcoming 2016-2017 school year, the goal is to achieve the Green Flag!  For more information, visit National Wildlife Federation, Eco-Schools website.

PS 34 Mission Statement

At PS 34 we are committed to the academic success of every child. The school’s mission is to teach a rigorous academic curriculum, complimented by a wide range of enrichment opportunities, inclusive of the arts, in a supportive and safe environment.  Our students are challenged to become lifelong learners who are well prepared for the demands of the 21st century.  We believe the high expectations of today will nurture successful and productive citizens of tomorrow.  As a community of professional learners we empower our students to grow academically by teaching them critical and analytical thinking skills in full alignment with state and national standards. Supported by and in collaboration with families and community members, we expect students to aim high by addressing the individual needs of diverse learners and by strengthening the development of a well-rounded child who is fully prepared for their educational complexities beyond elementary school.


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PS 34 Family Night- June 24, 2017- MCU Park-Cyclones Baseball

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