Queens North Field Support Center’s division of Teaching and Learning is pleased to announce that registration is open for our 3rd annual STEM Family Fun Night on Wednesday, May 30th! The event will be held at the New York Hall of Science in Corona, NY from 4:00pm – 8:00pm. Families are invited to spend an evening engaged in new STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) activities with their family and friends. We hope you will attend this highly anticipated event.
You can register at www.stemfamilyfunnight.com
Please also consider applying to be a part of the STEM Student Showcase. Up to 100 students from Queens North schools will have the opportunity to demonstrate their STEM work in an open forum and receive feedback from our experts. Please click HERE for the application.
As of 7pm, Wednesday March 21, New York City district schools will be open tomorrow, Thursday, March 22, 2018.
All programs and activities will be held as scheduled.
Please see the NYC DOE website for the latest updates HERE.
Due to expected severe weather conditions, all New York City district schools will be closed Wednesday, March 21, 2018. After-school programs, adult education, YABC programs, and PSAL activities are also cancelled.
SAT School Day administration will be postponed to Tuesday, April 24, 2018.
Public hearings, including the meeting of the Panel for Educational Policy, are cancelled and will be rescheduled.
DOE central and field offices will remain open. Information for staff can be found on the Staff Emergency Page.
For up-to-date information on school closings, please see the NYC DOE website HERE.
Please see below for a list of upcoming District 26 and Community hosted events:
Nourish Your Family Naturally – (4/17, 9 AM at MS 74 and 4/24, 6:30 PM at PS 41) Dr. Susan Cucchiara returns to District 26 to share her wealth of knowledge about nutrition and natural healing. Click HERE for details.
Parenting a Child with a Disability – (4/17, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM at PS 46) Include NYC presenter will share her personal and professional experiences parenting and advocating for her child with special needs. Click HERE for details.
Unique Book Club (April) – (4/20, 8:45 AM at PS 115 and 4/24, 6:15 at PS 213) A book club for parents interested in reading, sharing, and learning together about living with disabilities. The book for April is Riding the Bus with My Sister. Click HERE for details.
Mindful Mondays in May – (5/7 and 5/14, 9 AM to 11 AM at PS 376) A two-part workshop to help parents find a new sense of balance through mindfulness techniques. A great opportunity to support social and emotional learning in the home! Click HERE for details.
From the Queens Field Support Centers:
Queens Hackathon Spring 2018 – (4/21, 9 AM to 4 PM at Queens High School of Teaching) An all day computer science event for students (grades 3-12) and their parents sponsored by Queens North and South Field Support Centers. Click HERE for details.
Books & Beyond: A Shared Path to Success – (4/25, 5 PM to 8 PM at MS 74) A Queens North Family Engagement Night for parents of students with disabilities to share the joy of reading and learn strategies for improvement. Click HERE for details.
From the Division of Family and Community Engagement (FACE):
Korean Native Language Family Event – The Parenting Journey: Taking care of the whole child- (4/12, 3 PM to 7 PM at Korean Community Services of Metropolitan NY, Bayside) This FACE parent conference will offer multiple workshops presented in Korean to help parents support their child’s emotional, physical and intellectual development while maintaining their own overall wellness. Click HERE for details.
Gentle reminder to all – school surveys (the green envelopes that were sent home with your child) are due this Friday, March 23rd.
As of Thursday, March 15th, our parent/guardian response rate for the learning environment survey was 48%. Last year, our parent/guardian response rate was 71%. The school is trying to match or exceed that participation percentage.
If you would like to complete the survey online:
- If you have the green envelope, the access code is on the bottom right of the enclosed form and you can complete the survey online HERE. (If this link does not work, you may try this one HERE and select the language you want to use to start the survey).
- If the envelope has been misplaced, you can obtain a survey access code or obtain further instructions to complete it by calling 1-877-819-2363.
Your PTA will be holding a Bake Sale/Concession Stand during the Parent Teacher Conferences and “Into The Woods” school play!
Volunteers will be needed to man the table on: Click HERE to volunteer (time slots are suggested, enter how long you can stay!)
- Thursday, March 22nd between 5pm through the end of intermission approx. 9pm.
- Friday, March 23rd between 6:15pm and approx. 8pm, and on
- Saturday March 24th between 1:15pm and approx. 3pm
And/or you can help by donating baked goods or packaged items to sell during these events.Items can be dropped off on Thursday to the PTA room #148 or directly to the bake sale after 4:30pm. Click HERE to let us know what you’ll be donating.
These are opportunities for you to Volunteer to help out your PTA! Moneys collected get donated to MS67 for clubs, teams, afterschool activities. If Fundraising goes well we will have an opportunity to provide our students with the added skills taught through Elevate Education!