Updates and Reminders for the Week of December 3rd

Important Message for 5th Grade Families

Thank you to all the families who have submitted their middle school application. The application deadline has been extended to December 14th. Please be reminded all families must complete an application regardless of whether or not your child will be attending a public middle school. The NYCDOE must have this on file to keep track of the children to ensure they are safe and attending school.

Message from the PTA Graduation Committee

Reminder: The PTA has partnered Yankee Candle Fundraising. Follow this link to create your account and don’t forget to click on PTA of PS 188Q Shopping Site. See the attached flyer for more information. The fundraiser ends on Thursday, December 6th.

  1. Monday, December 3rd is the PTA Picture Retake Day in the main building and the annex. If you would like your child’s picture retaken, please send in a note to your child’s teacher on Monday, December 3rd.
  2. Thursday, December 6th, our chorus along with Mrs. Block have been invited to perform at the Hollis Hills Tree Lighting. The event begins at 6:00 p.m. and will be held right down the block on Union Turnpike where the big Clock sits. All families are welcomed to join us in supporting our chorus and community.


12/11   Modern Parenting: Back to the Not-So-Basics (register here)

12/12    Wonderful Day

12/18    Winter Chorus Concert

12/19    PTA Meeting (due to the cold weather the meeting is held at 9:00 a.m. during the months of December, January February and March)

12/20    Ugly Sweater Day

12/24    Winter Recess Begins. Children return to school on Wednesday, January 2nd.

That’s all for now. To our families who will begin their holiday celebrations this weekend, we wish you a Happy Holiday. To all my families have a wonderful weekend.