Ms. O'Shaughnessy, P.S. 88’s Interim-Acting Principal

Dear P.S.88 Families,  My name is Linda O’Shaughnessy and I am excited to introduce myself as the Interim Acting Principal for P.S. 88. I am honored and humbled to be selected for this most significant role, and elated to join the P.S. 88 community. I want...


ARRIVAL AND DISMISSAL PROCEDURES   PRE-K ONLY Parents will stay with child on Wednesday and Thursday. Enter the building through the SMALL SCHOOL YARD PRE-K Blue Doors on 68th Road for both arrival and dismissal. Wednesday, September 5 Session 1:...

Back To School!

We are so excited to welcome you back to another school year! The first day of school for all students will be Wednesday, September 5th, 2018. However, the schedule is different for each grade in the beginning of the year. Please see below for...

2018-19 Supply Lists

All Supplies Should Be Labeled with your child’s Name and Class All students should have a school bag without wheels, large enough to fit necessary school supplies Please bring the supplies listed BELOW to school. Note: Keep additional supplies at...

Message from Senator Addabbo

Hello to the entire P.S. 88Q family. It has been an honor to represent you as your State Senator. As a member of the Senate Education Committee, and a father of two children in the elementary public school system, I hold educational issues as a...

Do you know the arrival and dismissal procedures?



All students enter through the small schoolyard on 68th Road


Any student entering after 8 am is considered late and will receive a late pass upon entering the school through the small schoolyard on 68th Road.

No students will be permitted to enter through the front entrance before 8:20 am. Students who arrive after 8:20 am will enter through the blue doors on Catalpa Avenue.


2:10-2:20 pm

Pre-K - parents will pick up their children from the classroom

2:15-2:20 pm

Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd grade students will start to dismiss at 2:15 pm in the large schoolyard on 68th Road.

3rd, 4th and 5th grade students will start to dismiss at 2:15 in the small schoolyard on 68th Road.

Any student who is not picked up 2:20 pm will remain in the large schoolyard until they are picked up.

During inclement weather, any student who is not picked up will be brought inside by the yellow doors on the ground floor and every remain by the entrance.

If you want your child to walk home alone, please make sure that you have signed the “Walk Home Alone” permission slip. If you need a form, please ask your child’s teacher.

Also, make certain that your child’s yellow emergency card is up-to-date and that all phone numbers are correct.