Announcements

  • School Supply Kits for Sale

    Our Parents Association has partnered with The Write Stuff to offer the sale of kits containing school supplies from the supply lists for the upcoming 2024-25 school year.

    Shipping is free when you place your order by June 18th. 

    If you are interested, you can order your kit here

     

    Questions? Contact the Parents Association

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  • Worlds Fair This Weekend!

    Sunday, May 19

    4:00-7:00PM

    Please see the flyer for details and raffle prizes!

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  • NYCSA and TeachHub Now Available as Mobile Apps

    NYCSA Mobile Application: Parents/guardians who have an active NYCSA account can access their child’s grades, assignments, and attendance using the NYCSA mobile application, which can be downloaded on iOS and Android devices (links are for the NYCSA application).

    TeachHub Mobile Application: Students can now use the TeachHub mobile application, an easy, quick way for them to track their grades, assignments, schedule, and attendance information, which can be downloaded on iOS (will be available by COB on October 17) and Android devices (links are for the TeachHub application); students must sign into the application with their NYCStudents.net username and password.

    You can get more information by clicking these links: TeachHub mobile app information page NYCSA mobile app information page

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  • PS196Q Ranked One of the Top Schools in New York City

    Once again, through our community’s (staff, students and families) hard work, we were able to accomplish great things!  PS196Q is not only the number one school in ELA (English Language Arts) and Math in District 28 and all of Queens, but among the top 10 schools across New York City.  Congratulations to everyone who made these results possible.

    English Language Arts (ELA)—2023 New York State Exams for Grades 3-5

    The Anderson School (District 3, Manhattan)                                         98.7%

    Talented and Gifted Young Scholars (District 4, Manhattan)            98.6%

    PS77M The Lower Lab School (District 2, Manhattan)                        98.3%

    The 30th Avenue School (Gifted & Talented, Citywide)                      96.3%

    New Explorations into Science (District 1, Manhattan)                     96.1%

    The Special Music School (District 3, Manhattan)                               95.9%

    PS267 East Side Elementary School (District 2, Manhattan)         93.9%

    PS196Q (District 28, Queens)                                                                      93.5%

    Math—2023 New York State Exams for Grades 3-5

    The Special Music School (District 3, Manhattan)                             100.0%

    PS77M The Lower Lab School (District 2, Manhattan)                      98.8%

    New Explorations into Science (District 1, Manhattan)                    98.7%

    The Anderson School (District 3, Manhattan)                                      98.5%

    PS196Q (District 28, Queens)                                                                      98.3%

    You can find results for all New York City public schools here.

     

     

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  • NYC Parks Tree Care Event

    Join Parent Coordinator, Ms. Kelly Medero, and NYC Parks for this Street Tree Care event at PS 196Q!

    Thursday, May 16th

    9:00-11:00AM

    Register on the NYC Parks Website

    All supplies needed will be provided. 

     

    This event is open to the public so please extend the invite to neighbors, friends, and family. 

    Questions? Contact Ms. Medero

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  • Shake Shack Fundraiser

    When you visit Shake Shack on Tuesday, May 7th and mention Donation Day or use the promo code DONATEBURGER for mobile or kiosk orders, 25% of your purchase will be donated to the Parents Association of PS 196Q. 

    7126 Austin St.

    Forest Hills, NY, 11375

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  • No Metal Water Bottles, Please

    As we prepare for the 2023-2024 school year, please do not give your children metal water bottles for school.  Metal water bottles are heavy (even when empty) and have caused many accidents. Please help us keep everyone safe.

     

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  • NYCPS Hiring Food Service Superheroes!

    NYC Public Schools Office of Food and Nutrition Services is looking for dedicated service oriented employees to work year round as entry level food service titles within school kitchens throughout the 5 boroughs. 

    For more information on how to apply, please visit schools.nyc.gov/foodservicejobs

    In-Person Interview Dates: 

    January
    01/06/24 | 01/20/24
    February
    02/03/24 | 02/10/24
    March
    03/09/24 | 03/23/24
    April
    04/06/24 | 04/13/24
    May
    05/04/24 | 05/18/24
    June
    06/01/24 | 06/22/24

    OFNS Offers: 

    •NO VACCINATION REQUIRED
    •WORK MONDAY TO FRIDAY
    •PART TIME EMPLOYMENT WITH FULL BENEFITS
    •MEDICAL COVERAGE
    •PRESCRIPTION COVERAGE
    •DENTAL & VISION
    •SICK DAYS
    •PAID HOLIDAYS
    •RETIREMENT PLAN(S)

     

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  • NYC School Survey is Live!

    The 2024 NYC School Survey is now live! ✏️

    It is open to families, teachers, and staff in grades 3-K through 12, and students in grades 6-12.

    Now is your chance to express what you love—and what you would like to see improve—at @NYCSchools.

    👉 www.nycschoolsurvey.org

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  • St. Jude's Math-a-thon Fundraiser

    Our annual Math-a-thon fundraiser has begun! 

    Every penny we raise goes to St. Jude’s Children's Research Hospital (helping children with serious diseases and their families). 

    We are trying to raise $25,000 as a school community this year.

     

    Here is how to participate: 

    1)   Go to our school’s 2024 Math-a-thon web site.

    2)   Register as an individual or group.3)   NOTE: You can only win prizes if you register online. Even if you only collect cash, please create a profile online. We’ll credit all of your donations to that account, so that you can win prizes.4)   Share your Math-a-thon profile with friends, family and coworkers. You can even safely share it on social media!5)   Do the math! Once you turned in your permission slip, or register online, you can get a Math-a-thon book from Ms. Jarrat Koatz.  You get to keep it!6)   Collect the donations! Donations (online or in cash/check) are due on March 20th. (Checks should be made payable to: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital)7)   Remember, every little bit helps! Whether you raise $1 or $1,000, you are helping the children and families of St. Jude’s.Your children can win some very cool prizes, too. If you have Math-a-thon questions, please contact Ms. Jarrat Koatz.

     

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  • Is Your Child Missing School Due to Travel?

    Although our goal is Every Student--Every Day, we understand that some families travel throughout the school year.  If your child will be missing even one day of school, due to travel, please fill out the Intent to Travel form

     

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  • Supply Lists for 2023-2024

    Please Note: The dates to drop off supplies early have changed, due to grade sizes.  The correct days will be: Kindergarten (8/29), 1st Grade (8/28), 2nd Grade (8/30), 3rd Grade (8/28), 4th Grade (8/31), 5th Grade (9/1).  See email for details. If you have questions, please contact Ms. Jarrat Koatz.

    Kindergarten Supply List 2023-2024

    1st Grade Supply List 2023-2024

    2nd Grade Supply List 2023-2024

    3rd Grade Supply List 2023-2024

    4th Grade Supply List 2023-2024

    5th Grade Supply List 2023-2024

    Pre-K does not have a supply list. Your child only needs to bring a small backpack on the first day.

    If you want to order supplies through our Parents Association, go to https://www.write-stuff.com/storefront/school/ps196gc. Order before June 18th, for free shipping.

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  • Office of Food and Nutrition Services is Hiring

    The Office of Food and Nutrition Services is hiring Food Service Managers and Assistant Managers.

    Please see the flyer for more information.

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Upcoming Events

  • Kindergarten Project Arts Show

    Kindergarten families are invited to our Creative Movement show in the PS 196Q Auditorium at 9AM. Please enter and exit through the old main entrance. We look forward to seeing you there! 

    Questions? Contact Parent Coordinator, Ms. Kelly Medero

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  • Star Student Awards

    Families of our Star Students are invited to join us as we honor students who have achieved academically and demonstrated citizenship in school. 

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  • Parents Association Meeting

    The Parents Association invites you join them for their monthly meeting in the school cafeteria at 7:30 p.m. 

    Questions? Contact info@pa196.org

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  • Memorial Day - School Closed

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  • 5th Grade Senior Trip

    We're excited to announce our 2024 graduating class will be visiting Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament. 

     If your child will be attending, please submit this meal request form. There will be vegan, vegetarian, kosher, and gluten-free options available. Full allergen and nutritional information can be found on the Medieval Times website here.

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  • ENL Trip to The Wiz

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  • Career Day

    Volunteer to speak with your child's class about your workplace experience!

    If interested please register here. Your child's teacher will follow up with you if you are chosen to present. 

    Questions? Contact Parent Coordinator, Ms. Kelly Medero

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  • Kindergarten Moving Up Show

    We’re excited to invite you to our Kindergarten show!
    Families will enter through the old main entrance.

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  • Cartoonist Assemblies

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  • PA & SLT Election Meeting

    Parents/Guardians* are invited to vote for the  Parents Association Executive Board and School Leadership Team Board Parent Members for the 2024-2025 school year. 

    This meeting will be IN-PERSON in the school cafeteria. 

    7:00 PM General PA Meeting

    7:30PM Election Meeting

    Questions? Contact the Parents Association Executive Board

     

    *To vote in the election, you MUST be a custodial guardian in our school records. You can confirm your guardian status in NYCSA or by contacting Parent Coordinator, Ms. Kelly Medero

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  • 5th Grade Picnic

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  • PreK Moving Up Ceremony

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  • Chancellor's Day - No School

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  • CECD28 Monthly Hybrid Meeting

    Join the District 28 Community Education Council for their monthly calendar meeting at 6:30PM. 

    In Person

    90-27 Sutphin Boulevard
    Jamaica, NY 11435

    Virtual

    Join Zoom here 

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  • Clerical Day - No School

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  • Kindergarten Orientation

    Incoming Kindergarten families for the 2024-2025 school year are invited to meet PS 196Q Administration and other important members of our school community. 

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  • School Leadership Team Meeting

    The School Leadership Team will meet at 7:30 a.m. 

    https://zoom.us/j/91681172985?pwd=WDN2TnNFaXBUVndiRlNoVHNRL3RFZz09

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  • Theater Arts: The Little Mermaid

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  • Theater Arts: The Little Mermaid

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  • Eid al-Adha - School Closed

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