Due to Hurricane Sandy, mid-winter recess has been shortened. Schools will be closed on Monday February 18th and Tuesday February 19th. Regular school will resume on Wednesday February 20th for all students. Stay warm and enjoy the long weekend.
Parents: The NYC Department of Education is now offering coverage of return trip costs (from school in the morning and to school in the afternoon) for parents who demonstrate extenuating circumstances such as financial hardship or transportation difficulty. Coverage of return trip costs can apply to either mileage (for parents driving a child to school) or car servicesContinue reading “Bus Strike Update: Coverage of Trip Costs”
Dear Parents, At this writing, the bus strike is still affecting many of our students at PS255 and throughout the city. The Department of Education is hoping for an early resolution so all students can return to school. If you have any questions, please contact your child’s unit or the Parent Coordinator Daniry Lopez atContinue reading “News from the Principal”
The DOE wants to assist any parent that is having trouble getting their child to school. Please look on our web site for helpful activities to do at home. In addition, our teachers and speech teachers are available to assist you with activities so please call the school if you need more work sent home.Continue reading “Bus Strike Update and Reimbursement Information”
Wishing all students and families a wonderful 2013!
Tips for Helping Your Child Through Traumatic Events Thanks to the PS255 Counseling Department for these helpful tips! There are no “right” or “wrong” ways to talk with children about such traumatic events. However, here are some suggestions that may be helpful: Don’t let children watch too much news coverage with frightening images. The repetitionContinue reading “Tips for Helping Your Child Through Traumatic Events”
Have you checked out WORLDBOOK ONLINE? We now have access to the SCIENCE POWER section. Check it out! If you don’t already know how to sign in, contact your classroom teacher.