Click on “Music Website” on the top of the page or click the link below! Mr. Dumont is offering video instruction for Piano, Guitar, Xylophone, Bucket Drums and Ukuleles via Google Classroom for any student at PS88Q. Head to the Music website for more details about this and the class in general! https://sites.google.com/schools.nyc.gov/ps88qmusic/home
Good Morning,On Thursday, October 22, we will be inviting our 5th graders from last year up to give out the yearbooks, diplomas, awards, and other gifts that were purchased. We are hoping that you will be able to send the below google form to your families from last year via DoJo or Remind to inform […]
Please read the requirements for masks in the school. Please note: What Is a Face Covering? For the purposes of this guidance, a face covering is any well-secured cloth covering or disposable mask that covers a person’s nose and mouth and is worn to reduce the risk of transmission of the virus that causes COVID-19. […]
One crucial element of our approach to keeping everyone safe as the year unfolds will be random monthly testing of students and staff for COVID-19 in school buildings. That’s why we have partnered with NYC Health + Hospitals, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, and the NYC Test & Trace Corps […]
On Tuesday, September 29th, Group B learners from PreK-Grade 5 return!! This will be the first time since March 13th that our students have been together. Please read this weeks newsletter which is updated daily, for all information on this week. Subscribe to the newsletter as well so you receive it hot off the presses! […]
The DOE and the Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) are collaborating to launch Learning Bridges – a new program that will provide free child care options for children from 3-K through 8th grade from 8am -3pm on days when they are scheduled for remote learning. There are over 200 Learning Bridge sites around […]
As we gear up to kick of remote learning on September 16th, it is important for your child’s account to be active. We will be hosting live support sessions with Mr. Dumont next Monday and Tuesday as well. Please use this document for some support.
On September 1, 2020, our Mayor announced that the NYC Public Schools will reopen on September 16th, WHERE ALL STUDENTS WILL BE LEARNING ONLINE. Students who opted for BLENDED LEARNING, WEEK 1 WILL BEGIN ON SEPTEMBER 21, 2020. Staff return to the building on Tuesday, September 8th. At this time teachers and staff will be […]
In preparation for our first day of school, we want to share with you the UPDATED arrival and dismissal procedures for the 2020-2021 school year. Please watch the attached video and review the document. There will be more information forthcoming in the next few days in regards to classes and cohorts. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1vg5PxS1SZQuD_bFrWUv0oTVrX65ghGI5/view?usp=sharing
Please join us today (Wednesday August 26th) at 6pm via Zoom for our Weekly Meeting. The link is in Ms. Ramos’ classroom, and my classroom. For steps to access the classroom, and student email with cohort letters, please see the steps in the newletter. https://www.smore.com/dcf8t
It was great to see and hear so many of you at our weekly Town Hall Meeting. P.S 88Q definitely knows #TogetherIsBetter. Over the past few weeks, we have discussed the model at our town hall meetings that works for our school, which is Model 2. Students will be placed in Cohorts (A, B, C) […]
As September gets closer, we are working to be ready for our amazing students! After submitting our model choice, Model 2, we were approved. To prepare we wanted to survey our families to ensure that siblings are programmed for the same day, if that is your wish. Please take this quick survey to ensure that […]
Please read the Chancellors most recent letter to families. Please join us Wednesday @4pm to discuss at our weekly Parent Meeting https://www.schools.nyc.gov/school-year-20-21/return-to-school-2020/health-and-safety
Please join our Deputy Superintendent Mr. Charles Simic for a District 24 Parent Workshop about CRSE: Culturally Responsive Sustaining Education. This is a five part series, every Thursday from 6:00pm-7:30pm. For link and more information, please click below.
Please join me for our weekly meet! We will continue to discuss our Reopen! Please join all of the PS 88Q Community, as we share information, ask questions, think out loud and together create a plan that benefits our PS 88Q community! Please email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org for the zoom link. See you later!! https://www.schools.nyc.gov/school-year-20-21/return-to-school-2020
Hello PS 88Q! Don’t forget, our weekly Coffee Chat tomorrow @ 10:00am. We will be discussing our re-open plans! Come listen, share, and collaborate! The invite is in my classroom and Ms. Ramos, but if you would like the link, please email me at email@example.com See you tomorrow!
Hello PS 88Q! In order to be ready for September, all students must activate their DOE Student Accounts. This account gives all students access to MANY, MANY educational platforms. Students can begin using it this summer as well to access these programs. Through this account, the DOE will be sending important surveys for parents in […]
On Monday, June 22nd, our amazing fifth graders closed one chapter and began another. For these graduates, it was bittersweet, ending in the remote world, but nothing could replace their memories at PS 88Q. We are so proud of our students, their families and the P.S. 88Q staff who have become family over these past […]
Hello P.S. 88Q Community! I hope you are all having a wonderful summer. As you all know, having Coffee and Conversation is one of my favorite times. What was a bi-monthly meeting pre-remote learning became a bi-weekly meeting in the remote world. Our time together, with the staff has been something that I feel we […]
I hope you are all safe and healthy at home. Our Chancellor has just released the citywide grading policy for all schools. The policy is attached. I will be discussing this and open to all questions tomorrow at Coffee with Mrs. O’Shaughnessy at 11:00am and 4:00 pm. Also, please feel free to email me any […]
Week Five is in The Books! As we kick of Week 6 of Remote Learning, check out the week that was and the week to come! Our newsletter (below, the smore link) Has it all!! Subscribe to our newsletter to get it directly! It is also translated for all languages! https://www.smore.com/srmbh
Hello Families, I would love to spend some time with the families during this time. My mornings spent greeting you all at the gate or afternoons in the school yard are one of my favorite parts of the day. Whether it is during coffee, or Tuesday time, or just seeing your faces around the building, […]
On Friday , our students, families and staff took time to honor our healthcare workers, first responders and essential workers. Today’s announcements celebrate our students who honor those heroes
Good Morning Everyone! Today we celebrate our Healthcare Workers, First Responders and Essential Workers. please join us by sharing a picture with the #District24Grateful. I’ll be sharing throughout the day. And yesterday’s baby was Mr. Tripotseris! Guess who today’s is!
Hello P.S.88Q Families, We hope you are all well and with your families. We miss you all very much and want to stay connected in so many ways. I know that last week you all began remote learning through Google Classrooms. It has been a lot of learning for all of us! I am so […]
https://www.schools.nyc.gov/school-life/health-and-wellness/coronavirus-update To help students stay connected during emergencies, the DOE is lending internet-enabled iPads to support remote learning for students. If you would like to request a device for a NYC student in your family, please fill out the Request form. The DOE will use the contact information you provide to get in touch with […]
Good Morning, I hope everyone is adjusting to this new virtual school. We are almost ready for online instruction! Although we do not go live until Monday, March 23, we want everyone to be as ready as possible. Your child has been invited to each teachers classroom. Please follow the directions below. Thank you, Linda […]
Hello PS 88 Families !I hope you all had a wonderful day. Today all staff were in the building getting ready to launch our remote learning platform. I am so excited for you all to join. Thank you for sending us vital information. I hope hearing from your teachers brought a smile to your child’s […]
Good Morning Families, In an effort to begin our remote learning plan, we would like to determine each families access to technology. If you could click on the link below, and fill out the three question form. It is greatly appreciated. https://www.schools.nyc.gov/school-life/health-and-wellness/coronavirus-update Please read the following letter from our Chancellor
It has been decided, by our Mayor, Mayor DiBlasio, that school in the traditional sense, will be closed until April 20th. Grab and Go breakfast and lunch will be served this week at our school door at approximately 8:00am and 11:30 am. Distant Learning will begin on Monday March 23. Please click on the link […]
I hope everyone is enjoying this beautiful Saturday. I understand what a challenging time this time is, but I want all families to be informed as to any updates we receive. PS 88Q is completely adhering to all citywide procedures and protocols. I want to update all of our families of some new guidelines we […]
We have decided to postpone tomorrow’s Spring Concert. I know how excited the students , and Mr. Dumont are to show you their amazing musical talent. I saw and heard them earlier in the week and am in awe of their performance. We will let you know the date as soon as it is rescheduled.
Your School. Your Child. Your Voice. Every year, all parents, teachers, and students in grades 6-12 take the NYC School Survey. The survey helps school leaders understand what key members of their school community think about the learning environment at their school. The information captured by the survey is designed to support a dialogue among […]
Parents and Guardians: We’ve made it easier to sign up for a NYC Schools Account (NYCSA). Setting up a basic account will allow you to get emergency notifications from the DOE. You can create a basic account online from any computer, phone, or tablet. All you need to do is: Go to https://mystudent.nyc/saa/signup Set up […]
On Tuesday , March 3, PS 88Q will he holding Parent Teacher Conferences. We are looking for parent volunteers to support our families through translation or just to meet and guide other families. Please click on the link below if you can join us for any time slot. Thank you ! https://onedrive.live.com/view.aspx?resid=CE2837F4B07648B8!115&ithint=file%2cxlsx&authkey=!AvGXGhITxRe8pxk
We hope you enjoy your February Break. School will be closed from Monday, February 17-Friday, February 21, 2020. We will be return on Monday, February 24, 2020. There is a lot of amazing things going on at P.S. 88Q, and we want to see you! Tuesday, February, 25th: Parent Engagement Time: 2:20-3:00pm Free Resources in […]
We really want to hear what you would like to see at P.S.88Q! Please click on the link to let us know. Also, us the QR Code in the lobby or at the gate to scan on your phone and submit your wishes! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1QW2QEhxPN9rHlOSkxeye7rePwOaof4tuKixMkbGstks/edit
After their successful year last year, PS 88Q had basketball try-outs earlier in the year. Lasts years team was solely fifth graders, so the roster was empty! With over 40 students at try-outs, it became clear that basketball was something our students wanted ! With that many students, why not start our own league, with […]
PS 88Q is a proud participant in the Computer Science for All Initiative. During the week of December 9th, our CS Team had so many amazing activities both in school and after school. From Scratch, to Code.org to Coding with Cops (partnering with the 110Pct) , it was a wonderful week. All participants celebrated their […]
Our Tab has been updated with the words!! Encourage your child to incorporate these words at home. They love using them all day at school. We are excited to begin our Word for Success protocol. Beginning Tuesday, November 12, our “Words for Success” initiative will begin. As you walk around on Tuesday, you will see around the […]
Dear P.S. 88Q Families, November 2019 Happy November! I hope everyone has transitioned from our warm weather to a more chilly temperature. With the Fall, comes many holidays that we celebrate. One in particular is Thanksgiving, which happens to be one of my favorite holidays. What is there not to love about being […]
We are excited to begin our Word for Success protocol. Beginning Tuesday, November 12, our “Words for Success” initiative will begin. As you walk around on Tuesday, you will see around the building the word ANALYZE, which will kick off the initiative. Each morning, Mrs. O’Shaughnessy will introduce the “Word for Success” for that week, along with information about the word. […]
It is a citywide recognition program celebrating New York City teachers who: inspire students model great teaching enrich their school communities By honoring these teachers, we recognize all those who go above and beyond to serve our students and families! https://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/5238244/2019-Big-Apple-Awards-Nomination-Form For The Second Year: Big Apple College and Career Counselor Ambassador Award! We are […]
Election Day: No School Tuesday, November 5th, 2019 Parent Teacher Conferences Tuesday November 12th 12:30pm-2:30pm and 4:30pm-7:30pm https://www.schools.nyc.gov/school-life/get-involved/parent-teacher-conferences
My monthly Coffee with Mrs O’Shaughnessy will consist of our annual Title 1 Meeting and PAC election. The meeting will be held in the auditorium. The meeting will be followed by the monthly PTA meeting. Raffles for all who attend.
Every October, schools and organizations across the country join STOMP Out Bullying (TM) in observing National Bullying Prevention Month. The goal; to encourage schools, communities and organizations to work together to stop bullying and cyberbullying and put an end to hatred and racism by increasing awareness of the prevalence and impact of all forms of […]
Dear P.S. 88 Families, It is with deep regret that we inform you about a recent loss to our school community. On Thursday, September 12, 2019, Mrs. Racareanu passed away. This loss is sure to raise many emotions for our entire school, especially our students. Our school has a Crisis Intervention Team made up of […]
Hello P.S. 88 Families! Please take a few minutes to fill out the following form. P.S. 88Q prides itself in always having 100% completion! This secures federal funding that is so vital to our school. Last year the funding we received from this information bought books, technology and extra programs for our students. If you […]