Updates and Reminders for the Week of Feb. 18th & 25th

Important Reminder

There is no school next week. Mid-Winter recess begins on Monday, February 18th. Children return to school on Monday, February 25th.


Families please be reminded, the Pre-K application period began on Monday, January 4th and ends on Friday, March 15th. Families wishing to apply for Pre-k must fill out an online application at the myschools.nyc portal or go to a Borough Enrollment Office. You do not have to go to the individual schools to apply. Please be reminded our district still gives priority to zoned students.

Week of February 25th

  1. On Tuesday, February 26th at 8:15 a.m. in the main building art room, we will be having a workshop on “Testing Anxiety and Your Child.” Join us for a discussion on how to help your child work through the anxiety they may be feeling during testing. The workshop will be facilitated by Sasihana Sampson -Dodd. MSW, School Mental Health Consultant. To register, please follow this link. Looking forward to seeing you there.
  2. Wednesday, February 27th is student Council sponsored Pajama day! Come in your comfy PJ’s.
  3. On Thursday, February 28th is the 4th and final session of the Transitioning your Child from Elementary to Middle School Workshop for parents of our 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students. This workshop will cover the pros and cons of “Social Media and the Internet”.  The workshop will begin promptly at 8:30 a.m. in the library. Click this link to register for the workshop. If you have already registered, you do not have to register again.


03/04 -03/08     Safety Lesson Week

03/06    1st Grade Coffee and Conversation(Please follow this link to let us know if you will be available to join us)

03/06    PTA Spring Picture Day

03/07    Student Council Comfy Day (Wear sweat Pants and Sweat Shirts!)

03/07    1-101 & 1-118 Grade Show

03/08    Spring Box Tops Ends. Bring in your Box Tops

03/08    1-102 & 1-119 Grade Show

That’s all for now. Don’t forget to check out our website (pcps188q.com) for links on things to do over the break. Have a wonderful week. See everyone back on Monday, February 25th.