<February 2019>

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PTA of P.S. 159Q


February is here!!  This month: 1st - Student-presented Parent Workshop ("Feelings Matter: Coping with Emotion") at 8:30am, and PTA Evening Event: Lunar Show @ 6:30pm; 4th - Basketball game @ P.S. 188; 5th - Lunar New Year - No School; 6th - Valentine's For Vets are due, and Coffee with the Administration from 7:45 - 8:20 am in the Library; 11th to 15th - "Respect for All" week, HIV/AIDS awareness week; 11th - 3rd Grade SEL Workshop (in-school grade-specific assembly); 12th - Book of the Month with Mrs. Johnson @ 2:30pm; 13th - Pre-K non-attendance day; 14th - 100th Day of School (wear red or dress as a 100-year-old), and Pre-K & K Parade @1:30pm; 15th - School T-Shirt Day, Family Friday 8:20-9:05am, and NY Islanders representatives visit (in-school Grade 3-5 assembly); 18th to 22nd - Midwinter Recess - No School; 25th - Back to School, PTA Executive Board Meeting @ 8:30 am and 4th Grade SEL Workshop (in-school grade-specific assembly); and 26th - SLT Meeting @ 4:15 pm, and 5th Grade Committee Meeting @ 6pm,  PTA General Meeting @ 6:30 pm

Next month: 1st - 5th Grade Fundraiser @ Uno's -- all day; 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; 15th - PTA Exec Board meeting @ 8:30 am; 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!; 30th Pre-K Admission applications for 2018-2019 are due


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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.