We had a great Halloween at Q397! We started with a huge parade around the neighborhood. Then, there was trick-or-treating through the classrooms. And finally, we had a great masquerade party in the gym!
Welcome to school year 2018/2019. I am very excited to begin this year as the new Principal of P255Q. I started teaching at 255Q in 1998 and then became an Assistant Principal in 2001. During my tenure, I have learned many things from the teaching professionals, our students and their families. Our school community isContinue reading “Welcome to the new school year!”
We were all sorry to hear our wonderful principal Mr Richard Marowitz made the decision to retire earlier this year. Mr Marowitz has been an integral part of P255Q for over 20 years. During his career he has been an instrumental advocate for students with disabilities in District 75. He has seen our marvelous schoolContinue reading “Say Hello, Wave Goodbye!”
Teachers across all sites have been brainstorming how to improve our communication with parents. At 397Q some teachers began to use their new technology skills and resources to create class websites so parents can see some of the amazing work that their students are doing in their classrooms. Here are links to the first onesContinue reading “New Classroom Websites @ 397”
We had a very exciting morning on January 24th at 397 when Mr Marowitz, all four Assistant Principals, City Councilman Costa Constantinides, Lt. Suzanne Catoggio, commanding officer of Patrol Borough Queens North’s School Safety Division, Josephine Morales, former unit coordinator at our P151 site, and some of our amazing parents of current and past students came toContinue reading “Grand Opening at 397”
Wishing all our families a wonderful Thanksgiving weekend. We have fabulous Thanksgiving feasts happening across our sites. Thank you all for your kind donations. Our students are having a fantastic time and really appreciate it. Here is a link to some marvelous Thanksgiving work created by some of the students at our Q397 site. ThanksgivingContinue reading “Happy Thanksgiving from P255Q!”
The last few days of summer school at 151 were hectic to say the least. Trying to keep our students occupied and engaged between last-minute packing, labeling and the loading of the giant moving trucks, alongside the ongoing refurbishment of the roof of the main building was rather challenging. Our students got lucky with aContinue reading “Goodbye to the Old, Hello to the New”
We had lots of edible, under-the-sea, seafood-free fun at our 151 site this week as we celebrate the last weeks of summer school. It’s a bitter-sweet time for us as these are also our last days at 151 in the little trailer park that we have now outgrown. Although, we are moving on to bigger,Continue reading “Summer School Culminating Event @151 Junior Chef Summer 2017”