PS/IS 217 follows the General Response Protocol (GRP) for emergencies. Drills are conducted throughout the year to prepare staff and students in the event of an emergency: evacuation, shelter-in, and lockdown. Teachers will discuss procedures and expectations with students in an age appropriate way.

It is essential that all Blue Card information is kept up to date and on file. If you have a change in phone number or in persons permitted to pick up your student, you must come to the office to update your Blue Card and notify your child’s teacher.

If there is an emergency change in pick up, please email all of the following to ensure it is received in writing prior to the end of the school day - Ms. Lauraine at Lrademaker@schools.nyc.gov, Ms. Crystal at CClarson@schools.nyc.gov, Ms. Seliger at OSeliger@schools.nyc.gov, and your classroom teacher.