<March 2019>

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PTA of P.S. 159Q


March is here!!  This month: 1st - 5th Grade Fundraiser @ Uno's -- all day (dine-in, take out, delivery); 4th - 5th Grade Senior Trip payment is due; 12th - Report Card distribution, and Book of the Month with Mrs. Johnson @ 2:30pm; 12th to 14th - Book Fair; 14th - Parent-Teacher Conferences, 1/2 day, 11:10 am dismissal, and PTA Exec Board meeting @ 8:30 am; ; 15th - Pre-K Admission applications for 2019-2020 are due; 19th - SLT Meeting @ 4:15 pm, and PTA General meeting @ 6:30 pm; 20th - 5th Grade Talent Show @ 6:30pm; 22nd - Family Friday 8:20-9:05am, and PTA Event: Family Game Show! @ 6:30pm; 25th - 5th Grade Senior dues are due; 29th - School T-Shirt Day!

Next month: 2nd to 4th - Grades 3, 4 & 5 - NYS English Language Arts Test; 00 to 00 - Make-up date for ELA exams; 9th - Coffee with the Administration from 7:45 - 8:20 am in the Library; 10th - Spring Pictures Day; 00 - Student Council Family Game Night @ 6:30pm; 12th - PTA Exec Board Meeting @ 9:10am; 16th - SLT Meeting @ 4:15 pm; 16th - PTA Meeting @ 6:30 pm  (Nominating Committee will be chosen); 18 - School T-Shirt Day; 19th to April 26th - Spring Recess - No School; 29th - Back to School; 08 to May 17 - NYSESLAT testing (Speaking portion)


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.