Monday, September 1
Labor Day
Thursday, September 4
First day of school
11:30am dismissal for Kindergarten students only.

Early Dismissal for Pre-K
AM Session:
9:40AM dismissal

PM Session:
1:30PM dismissal

Friday, September 5
11:30am dismissal for Kindergaten students only.

Early Dismissal for Pre-K

AM Session:
9:40AM dismissal

PM Session:
1:30PM dismissal

Monday, September 8
First full day for Pre-K and kindergarten students.
Wednesday, September 10
PTA General Meeting
8:15 AM - 9:30 AM
Note the early start time!  Drop children off in the cafeteria.
Tuesday, September 23
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thu, Sep 25 - Fri, Sep 26
School closed (Rosh Hashanah)
Wed, Oct 1 - Thu, Oct 2
School Photos

Daily Announcements

Summer Assignments Are Here!
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We want to wish all of our students, families, and faculty members a wonderful summer!

Looking forward to seeing you on the first day of school, Thursday, 9/4/14. The school day is from 8:40 am--3:00 pm.

The Importance of Summer Reading

By having your child continue reading throughout the summer, you will help develop life-long reading habits and also help maintain literacy skills that have been taught during the school year.  Studies show that children who read regularly over the summer demonstrate improved academic performance once they return to school in September.  There are many ways you can help your child continue the reading habit during the summer months:

  • Let your child choose the books to read. Encourage a variety of genres (fiction, biographies, science, history, etc.).
  • Visit the public library – it’s free and has many summer programs available for children.
  • Show your child that you like to read – set aside some time each week to read a book of your choice while your child reads also.
  • Read to your child.
  • While talking with your child, introduce higher level words to help build your child’s vocabulary.
  • Use music and rhymes to help young children develop strong reading skills, especially when reading aloud.


So be sure your children read this summer!

Students who track their reading in their log will receive special treats each time they visit the Jefferson Market Library.  Students are also welcome to track online at 
www.summerreading.org (this works well for those who might be leaving town).

Click here for Summer Reading Lists.

Congratulations Principal Kelly Shannon

Congratulations Principal Kelly Shannon on your acceptance into the Cahn Fellows Program for distinguished principals at Teachers College, Columbia University!  This program invests in only the most effective public school leaders.  We're proud that you are receiving this recognition!


PS 41, and its science staff developer/GELL Project Founder Vicki Sando, won the prestigious EBie (Existing Buildings) Award on Monday, June 9 in a ceremony held at The Hard Rock Cafe in Manhattan. This award recognizes the most innovative green renovation project, particularly one that overcame significant barriers (cost, insitutional, technological) in a manner that is scalable.This is the second recognition Vicki has received over the past month. On June 5, officials at the Center for Green Schools selected Vicki as one of its six "Trailblazing Teachers" in the nation. Vicki has been an integral part of PS 41's ongoing commitment to a dynamic, vibrant and innovative science curriculum. The picture above shows Vicki standing with Principal Kelly Shannon (on the left) and GELL Project Manager Agata Siwiak-Vetter (on the right.)


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