Valentine’s Day Dance Recap

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From the Principal:

On Friday, February 26, 2016 The PTA sponsored our first student “Valentine’s Day” dance. The were 200 people including students, parents, family members and 30 of our staff members.

A DJ was hired  to play music in the gym for our children. The faces of the students were priceless as they danced the night away.

The parents and staff also had  great time right alongside the kids .

I would like to thank Nora (PTA president) as well as her team (Helen, Erica, Emily) for all their hard work and creative ideas that made this night so special. I would also like to thank our staff.

Many of our staff  helped the parents set up and clean up after the event and had a great time dancing and taking pictures (see our picture!) in the photo booth also run by a parent. Thank you Midas!

The next big event is Family Fun Night on April 14, DON’T MISS IT!!!!

First PTA Meeting 2015 – 2016 School Year

P255Q PTA

FIRST PTA MEETING OF THE 2014-2015 SCHOOL YEAR

 When: October 8, 2016 6-8pm

WHERE: PEC (JHS168) 158-40 76th Road, Flushing, NY

                   3rd Floor- Room 329

 The PTA meeting is a great opportunity to meet the Executive Board Members, other parents, the administration, teachers and our coordinators. During this meeting, our Assistant Principals will be speaking about the assessments utilized to evaluate our children and each coordinator will be speaking about their unit. You will also have an opportunity to ask questions.

It is vital to the success of a school to have parent involvement.

We know it is far to travel for some of you, but it is important to attend meetings when your schedule allows. Respite care will be available and we will serve pizza for all!

Check out more information from the PTA by clicking here.

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Family Fun Night Recap

IMG_1185Last Thursday we had the annual PS255Q “Family Fun Night.” Approximately 20% of our families attended and 50 staff members. It was an incredible evening filled with fun events including but not limited to:

Art

Picture taking

Face painting

Yoga

Wii activities

The PTA sponsored two bouncy houses in the gym as well as great food and prizes, cotton candy, and more.

All that attended were able to enjoy the night in a safe environment full of fun and food. A special thanks to our parent leadership team that organized the night, set it up and cleaned up after the festivities. They are remarkable and work incredibly hard.

I would also like to thank Yocasta (Parent Coordinator) and the PS255Q teaching staff that worked during the night or just came by to support the event.

It was THE BEST FAMILY FUN NIGHT ever and I hope next year more of you will come and enjoy an evening designed just for our kids and their families.

You will have a great time!

Yours truly,

Richard Marowitz

Principal

Thursday, December 11: PS255Q Multi-Cultural Night

Multicultural Night

Multi-Cultural Night:
Let’s all Celebrate our Diversity.
Come and join us for a night of fun and learning!!

The PTA invites you to listen to music from different countries, taste their food, get to know their flags drawn by our students, see their maps and their costumes. We will have a diversity of cultures represented. If you want, you can bring a dish of a traditional food from your country. Some of our students will be awarded the “Student of the Month” certificate, and we will raffle great prizes such as a 40”TV,a Keurig coffee maker, and other prizes. For more information, please call Yocasta Pena-Brent (347)563-4496 or email at ps255q.pc@aol.com
Hope to see you there!!

Spring Parent Teacher Conferences

Parent Teacher Conferences

It’s that time again!

Here are the dates and times of the upcoming Parent/Teacher Conferences:
Tuesday, March 11th 
Afternoon (1:00 – 3:00 p.m.) and Evening (5:30 – 8:00 p.m.) at the following sites:
PEC, 154, 151, 307, 7, and 128
THHS – Afternoon at THHS, Evening at PEC

Our unit at Renaissance  will have their conferences on:
Thursday, 3/27 Evening
Friday, 3/28 Afternooon
Have a great meeting with your teachers!

Gym Night: Friday APRIL 19

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Our Gym Night at P7 (80-55 Cornish Avenue Elmhurst) will be on Friday April 19 from 6PM to 8PM. Come by for some free play and organized activities! Don’t forget your sneakers!

This is a great opportunity for your families to play together in a regular size gym.  Come meet other parents and children.  We have free play for about 1 hour and then organized activities.

Pizza will be served at 6PM. Please let our Parent Coordinator, Daniry Lopez know if you are coming to make sure you get a slice (or 2)!

In case of inclement weather before venturing out please call 347-563-4496 to see if Gym Night is still on.

Hope to see many of you – we always have a good time!

This event is made possible by grant from THE FAMILY NETWORK: WORKSHOPS DESIGNED TO SUPPORT FAMILIES & STUDENTS with SPECIAL NEEDS

Family Gym Night This Friday!

 

GYM NIGHT
Friday, November 30, 2012
6pm to 8pm
PS7 80-55 Cornish Avenue Elmhurst

Are you joining us on GYM NIGHT?

This is an opportunity for your whole family to play in a regular size gym. Come meet other parents and children. We have pizza and free play for about 1 hour and then the organized activities begin.

Prepare to be active and wear sneakers!

This school-wide event is sponsored by THE FAMILY NETWORK: Workshops Designed To Support Families and Students With Special Needs.

To RSVP and any questions contact PS255 Parent Coordinator, Daniry Lopez.