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PS527: Learners Today, Leaders Tomorrow
323 E 91st St · New York, NY 10128 · 212-828-2710
East 91st St
Upcoming Events
  • August 18, 2016 — PTA Welcome Social for Incoming Students and Families; more details TBD
  • September 05, 2016 — Labor Day
  • September 08, 2016 — First Day of School; Kindergarten Dismissal 1:00pm
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Daniel R. McCormick, Principal

  East Side School for Social Action
  Daniel R. McCormick, Principal
  • PS 527 is closed for the summer. Please email Parent Coordinator Jen Ludwig (jludwig2@schools.nyc.gov) with any questions...  
  • PS 527 is closed for the summer. Please email Parent Coordinator Jen Ludwig (jludwig2@schools.nyc.gov) with any questions...  
  • PS 527 is closed for the summer. Please email Parent Coordinator Jen Ludwig (jludwig2@schools.nyc.gov) with any questions...  
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Peter Pan

Peter Pan

PS 527 students enjoyed a beautiful June day at Asphalt Green for their end-of-year picnic and field day. Students participated in fun games and friendly competition.
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New UES D2 Elementary
Peter Pan

Peter Pan

Peter Pan

Third graders at PS 527 performed "Peter Pan" for their end-of-year performance in June 2016. Audiences loved the show and the students were so proud of their hard work!
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New UES D2 Elementary
Family Food

Family Food

Family Food

On June 3, 2016, PS 527 First Graders hosted a Family Food Share after studying all year about the importance of food to different cultures. Students handed out recipes and free samples of foods that are important to their family.
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New UES D2 Elementary
NY Times

NY Times

2nd graders took a trip back in time to learn about the history of our great city, in a performance of "The New York Times."
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New UES D2 Elementary
Stone Soup

Stone Soup

PS 527 First Graders displayed their theatrical talents with a performance of "Stone Stew" on May 20, 2016.
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New UES D2 Elementary
NYPD

NYPD

NYPD

NYPD

NYPD

NYPD

Several members of New York's Finest visited PS 527 on May 17, 2016 to participate in Team Up Tuesday- a joint endeavor of the NYCDOE and NYPD. Officers took many questions from the interested students, and participated in physical and art activities.
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New UES D2 Elementary
Art Show

Art Show

Art Show

Art Show

Art Show

The creativity and artistic talents of PS 527 students were on display on May 12, 2016 as families enjoyed another wonderful spring art show.
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New UES D2 Elementary
Lorax

Lorax

The PS 527 Kindergarten Class of 2016 entertained their families with an amazing performance of "The Lorax Meets the Great Kapok Tree" on May 6, 2016.
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New UES D2 Elementary
Plastic

Plastic

Plastic

PS 527 families collected plastic bottles they used for two weeks in February/March 2016 and brought them to school as part of a social action project. At the end of two weeks, the students gathered for an assembly and saw the hundreds of hundreds of bottles we use in just two short weeks! Students learned the harmful effects of these plastics, and what we can do to be more efficient and friendlier to the Earth.
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New UES D2 Elementary
Sotheby's 2016

Sotheby's 2016

Sotheby's 2016

As part of an initiative by Council Member Ben Kallos, PS 527 third grade art work was displayed at Sotheby's in February 2016 as part of the annual Public School Art Show.
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New UES D2 Elementary
Story Pirates

The popular Story Pirates program visited all classrooms in January 2016, building stories made from student ideas. They returned in February to perform several stories, and delighted students with their entertaining style!
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New UES D2 Elementary
Winter Concert

Winter Concert

Winter Concert

PS 527 students entertained large audiences in December 2015 with our Annual Winter Concert. Besides beautiful singing, the introduction of the 3rd Grade Band made for special performances.
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New UES D2 Elementary
Common Pantry

Common Pantry

Common Pantry

Common Pantry

Common Pantry

Common Pantry

Students in the 2nd and 3rd grade Social Action Club worked hard to make 303 sandwiches to donate to the New York Common Pantry! PS 527 families delivered the sandwiches, as well as granola bars and bottled water, to supply meals for people who are homeless or hungry in New York City. Thank you to Corner Cafe, Fairway Market, and CTown Supermarket for your generous donations!
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New UES D2 Elementary
Holiday Toys

PS 527 students and families generously donated many new toys for the holiday season as part of our partnership with the Coalition for the Homeless.
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New UES D2 Elementary
Ballet

Ballet

Ballet

PS 527 First Grade students proudly and enthusiastically performed "The Acorn and The Swamp" and "The Trip to Space," dances they choreographed with Ballet Tales, a New York City Ballet program. Each class wrote a story and worked with teaching artist, Ms. Lonnie, to choreograph a dance that would communicate their narrative to the audience.
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New UES D2 Elementary
Curriculum

Curriculum

At a December 2015 workshop, PS 527 parents learned about the ELA and Math Curricula and how to help their children at home.
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New UES D2 Elementary
Kinder Heritage

Kinder Heritage

Kinder Heritage

Kinder Heritage

PS 527 students celebrated their diverse heritages in November 2015 with a grade-wide celebration attended by students and many families.
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New UES D2 Elementary
Food Drive

Food Drive

PS 527 students collected food and goods for the NY Common Pantry Thanksgiving Food Drive in November 2015. Students smashed their goal by collecting over 400 items!
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New UES D2 Elementary
Professional Development

PS 527 Staff came together for a day of professional learning on November 3, 2015. Staff members focused on improving the quality of the questions we ask our students, and observed colleagues teaching on video and provided meaningful feedback.
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New UES D2 Elementary
Morgan Marathon

Congratulations to 2nd Grade Teacher Ms. Morgan! Cheered on by staff and students, Ms. Morgan ran the NYC Marathon on November 1, 2015 and beat her own time!
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New UES D2 Elementary
Haloween Book Fair

Haloween Book Fair

The PS 527 PTA mixed reading with spooky fun during Halloween week. Students visited the Scholastic Book Fair throughout the week and families and community members enjoyed a night of fun as well!
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New UES D2 Elementary
2016 Intro

2016 Intro

2016 Intro

2016 Intro

2016 Intro

2016 Intro

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New UES D2 Elementary
Prof. Development

Prof. Development

PS 527 staff came together for two days in August to begin the important work of preparing for Opening Day, as well as setting school and individual professional goals, learning about safety protocols, sharing best practices, and more. A community of learners, PS 527 staff members are always working to improve upon all aspects of teaching and learning.
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New UES D2 Elementary
Summer Social

The annual summer tradition continued on August 19, 2015 as PS 527 hosted new & returning students and families for a fun Summer Social!
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New UES D2 Elementary
Asphalt Green

The results are in from the 2015 school survey taken by parents and staff of PS 527. As shown here and here, PS 527 is recognized as one of 9 schools to receive a 100% score on the issue of Trust!
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