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PTA of P.S. 159Q

 

May is here!!  This month: 1st & 2nd - Grades 3, 4, & 5 - NYS Math Tests; 3rd - Five Guys Fundraiser for 5th Grade from 5-9pm; 3rd to 7th - Make-up dates for Math exam; 7th - Book of the Month w/ Ms. Johnson @2:30pm; 9th & 10th - Mother's Day Plant Sale; 10th - PTA Executive Board Meeting @ 8:30am; 15th & 16th - Celebration of Learning; 15th - Parent-Teacher Conferences @4:30-5:30pm, by appointment only, 5th Grade Guitar Concert & 4th/5th Grade Band Concert @ 5:30 pm, and Celebration of Learning open from 6-7:30pm; 16th - Kindergarten Orientation @ 8:30 am; 17th - 5th Grade Senior Trip to Medieval Times; 20th - Bricks 4 Kidz (4th grade); 21st - SLT Meeting @ 4:15 pm, and PTA General Meeting @ 6:30pm; 22nd to 31st - NYS Science exam - 4th grade only; 22nd - Bricks 4 Kidz  (3rd Grade); 22nd & 23rd - Vision screening for Kindergarten & 1st grade; 23rd - KPA-GNYC Korean Teacher Appreciation Day Celebration @ Dae Dong Manor ($150 per ticket); 24th - School T-Shirt Friday! P.S. 159 Carnival! Family Friday (see Carnival Schedule and join your child's class at the carnival); 27th - Memorial Day - No School; 29th - Bricks 4 Kidz (5th grade), and this the Carnival Rain Date; 30th - Spring Choral Concert for Parents @ 6:30pm

Next month: 3rd - Grade 4 - NYS Science Test - written; 4th - Eid al-Fitr - No School; 5th - 5th Grade Picnic (rain date: 6/07), and yearbook distribution; 6th - Chancellor's Conference Day - No School; 7th - Exec Board meeting @ 8:30am; 10th to 14th - Flag Day week-long event; 10th - PTA Elections @ 6:30 pm; 11th - Clerical day - No School, and Staff Appreciation Luncheon (please donate so we can thank the PS 159 staff for another great year); 12th - Field Day (Grades 2-5) with Ms. Marcus & Mr. DeSanto; 13th - Field Day (Pre-K, K & 1) with Ms. Marcus & Mr. DeSanto; 14th - 5th Grade Awards Assembly @ 9:15am (students and parents of 4th Grade Color Guard only), 5th Grade Party from 12 -2:20pm; 18th - Pre-K Stepping Up Ceremony @ 9am, and SLT meeting for new & existing members @ 4:15pm; 19th - Kindergarten Stepping-Up Ceremony @ 9am; 20th - 5th Grade Graduation @ 9am SHARP @ Bayside High School; 21st - Family Friday from 1:00-2:00pm, Class Celebrations for Grades 1-4, and School T-Shirt Day!; 26th - Last Day of School, Report Card distribution, and 1/2 day dismissal @ 11:10am

Click here for this month's BREAKFAST MENU and LUNCH MENU. 

If interested, find us on Facebook under "PTA of P.S. 159Q". We would love to add you. Helpful reminders are sent out when events are occurring, so please "like" the page and they will show up on your Facebook wall. The PTA e-mail is 159pta@gmail.com.

Information regarding Lunchtime is available on the bottom of the page under the Calendar tab.

Arrival & Dismissal times and dismissal exits are available at the bottom of the page under the Calendar tab. Students are considered "late" if they arrive after 8:05am.

Please continue to send in your General Mills Box Tops 4 Education (www.boxtops4education.com). This is a year-round collection. Thank you for your contributions.

You can visit city museums, parks, the Intrepid and other great attractions. Visit www.nyc.gov for more info. Your local libraries are also a great indoor activity. Visit www.queenslibrary.org for your library hours.

P.S. 159 was announced as one of five NYC public schools named a 2011 National Blue Ribbon school based on results from the 2010-2011 school year. The U.S. Department of Education bestowed this honor on only 305 schools based on their overall academic excellence or for their success in closing achievement gaps.

 

Thank you all for your support. We all make this school great.

 

This website is being updated and we hope to have new information added regularly. We hope this site can be a valuable resource; please help us make it better by e-mailing your comments and suggestions.

 

Please contact our Parent Coordinator, Kim Johnson, if you have any concerns. Other questions or comments can be emailed to 159pta@gmail.com.