Important Updates

  • STEM Expo 2023

    Greetings PS147 Families,

    Our school participated in the District 14 STEM Expo on May 19, 2023.  The showcase, held at Public School 380, celebrated the scientific hands, hearts and minds of the wonderful students of District 14.  Our very own Ms. Ham and Ms. Giannino, along with several students and parents participated.  Way to go PS147!

  • May Upcoming Events

    Greetings PS147 Families,

    Please view attached flyer for information related to Screen Free Week (May 1 - May 7) and Wellness Week (May 22 - May 26). 

    Screen-Free Week is an annual invitation to play, explore, and rediscover the joys of life beyond screens. Screen-Free Week allows people to enjoy time away from news feeds, targeted ads, and videos, and gives families and communities an opportunity to come together and connect with each other.

    In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, our students will be participating in various events throughout the week that focus on support, education and overall wellness.

  • Summer Rising 2023

    Greetings PS147 Families,

    Enrollment for Summer Rising is now open.  Please click here for more information.  You may also view the attached flyers.

  • Hinamatsuri

    Hinamatsuri (Doll’s Festival/Girl's Day) is an occasion to pray for girls’ growth and happiness. Hinamatsuri is celebrated each year on March 3. Most families with girls display dolls for the Doll’s Festival called Hina-ningyo.  Thank you to our parent volunteers and Japanese teachers, who set up the beautiful display.

  • COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate - UPDATE

    Greetings PS147 Families,

    Please read the attached letter from The New York City Department of Education regarding the COVID-19 vaccine mandate.

  • Movie Night

    Join us for Movie Night on Thursday, February 16.  Please see flyer for additional information.

  • Lead Testing 2023

    In accordance with State law, all schools must test for lead in water every three years. In 2023, the Department of Education (DOE) will begin a new testing cycle, which will conclude in December 2025. In the first phase of this testing cycle, a third of buildings will be tested.

    Our school building has been selected to be a part of the 2023 cohort. Attached, please find a letter that provides additional details surrounding the DOE’s lead testing protocols and procedures.  Once the building has been tested and the lab results received, schools will receive a notification of the results. In any building where test results show even one water outlet above the action level, the DOE will implement its standard response protocol.

    Families and staff should rest assured that New York City drinking water is safe and of the highest quality in the world. New York City’s water meets or exceeds all Federal and State standards. In addition, the DOE works with other City agencies to ensure there is safe drinking water in schools. The safety and well-being of students and staff is our highest priority.

    Please visit to learn more about the robust protocol we use to ensure the safety of drinking water in each and every school.

  • a-un Brooklyn

    Dear PS147 School Community,

    For your kind consideration, a-un Brooklyn,, a Japanese restaurant located in the vicinity of our school located on Knickerbocker Avenue off of Flushing Avenue invites us to a special day of cuisine.  a-un Brooklyn has supported our school community in the past by introducing the Japanese culinary arts to many of our students last school year.  a-un Brooklyn even hosted a Superintendent's meeting with Principals last school year at our school as well.  These events were free of charge to our students and school.

    We are honored to have their support and in turn ask that you consider supporting this small business should you be interested.  The flyer is attached with pertinent information including menu and costs.

  • PTA Expedited Elections


    January 27, 2023

    Dear P.S. 147 Community,

    This letter serves as notification that due to unforeseen circumstances, the 2022-2023 PTA Executive Board has resigned effective Tuesday, January 24, 2023.  I would like to take this opportunity to genuinely thank the existing 2022-2023 PTA Executive Board for their partnership, collaboration, professionalism, dedication and support of our entire school.  We are so very grateful for your service and hope that you will continue to be actively engaged members of the PTA general membership.

    Expedited elections will take place virtually on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2023 from 5:30pm – 6:00pm.  Nominations will be taken from the floor.  The link for the meeting is  Positions available are as follows:


    • Presides at all PTA meetings
    • Meets with executive board members to plan agendas for general membership meeting
    • A mandatory member of the School Leadership Team
    • Is responsible for disseminating information discussed at SLT meeting to members of the PTA
    • Attends meetings of the Presidents’ Council regularly, communicates information from those meetings to the PTA membership, and solicits feedback to share with the Presidents’ Council


    • Keeps a record of all income received by and all expenditures of the PTA
    • Prepares tax forms and interim reports
    • Deposits monies in the PTA checking account
    • Signs PTA checks
    • Assists with the June transfer of financial records
    • In the event of an audit, assists the audit committee or external auditors by making all records available
    • Collect fundraising receipts, writes checks, disburses funds to support PTA programs and documents those activities


    • Record minutes at all Association meetings
    • Prepare and distribute notices, agendas, sign-in sheets and materials to the general membership and P.S. 147 School Community
    • Prepare and read the minutes at Association meetings
    • Communicate upcoming Association events to the general membership and P.S. 147 community
    • Coordinate, draft and oversee all written (excluding email and text message) official Association correspondence with general members of the Association including, but not limited to, solicitations for funds and speakers as well as thank-you notes for Association donations

    Yours truly,

    Ms. Sandra Noyola


  • Japan Society Art Activity

    Our students were treated to an art class led by the Japan Society.  Students learned about the Japanese New Year as well as traditional foods and activities to commemorate the celebration.  We are including the translated article, from the Japanese newspaper, Shukan New York Seitaksu!  Way to go PS147!

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