Principal’s Message: December 2017

December marks the end of the year 2017. Many of your children are very excited to celebrate the time away from school as well as the many holidays that exist in December such as Hanukkah, Christmas and Kwanzaa. Many Jewish communities in the...

"I'm Maggie Ramos, P.S. 88's parent coordinator. I have my own P.S. 88 page now where you can see what I'Ve found for you & your children!"

Please let me know if the narrative below is okay. Welcome back PS 88 Family! I’m so happy to see old and new smiles around the school this year. I'm planning a year filled with family fun and learning. Please come visit me, call me or send me an...

"The ease in which I am able to move around the room to assist and conference with students is a huge improvement from the old lab. " says Mr. Nolan

"Parents can explore the P.S. 88 website on the office iPad kiosk while they wait," says Mr. Quintana.

Story by Elissa Staib & Alexandra Kikolski, both from 4-408

Council Member Crowley's Contribution to P.S. 88Q

Council Member Elizabeth Crowley has served the communities of Glendale, Maspeth, Middle Village, Ridgewood, and parts of Woodside and Woodhaven since 2009. Every day she fights for our local families addressing quality of life in the neighborhoods with a strong...

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.