Welcome to our School. Nothing Ordinary, only the Best. I am excited and honored to welcome each and every on of you to the beginning of a new school year at School of performing Arts-IS217X. I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You're doing things you've never done before, and more importantly, you're doing something.
I.S. 217 Vision & Mission
As a community of learners, we will ignite a passion for learning in our students and nurture their personal, emotional and academic growth. Through rigorous education students will be empowered to become respectful, responsible and productive citizens who serve their communities and society.
The mission of I.S. 217 is to recognize students as individuals and help them apply classroom learning to everyday life and to become creative problem solvers. We will focus on improving professional practices, effectively implementing common core learning standards and providing enrichment experiences that will promote students' ability to build positive relationships and value their education.
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