Welcome to the P.S.56Q website.  P.S. 56Q is a rich cultural diversity of committed educators, loving families and children encouraged to be the best of society's future. Our website is designed to celebrate the academic, cultural and social events we share as a school community. 

   Each day as a schools, we profess our morning statement:

   Today is a new day

   I am responsible for my learning

   I will try my best and

   Respect all others.

   Come join us on our living and learning experiences!


Tuesday, December 10, 2019


2 & 3 AT 6:00 PM

Wednesday, December 11, 2019


AT 2:45 PM 

Tuesday, November 26, 2019 


AT 9:00 AM 

Tuesday, November 26, 2019 


AT 7:35 AM (Parent Engagement Time)



AT 2:45 PM  (Parent Engagement Time)

Thursday, November 28 - Friday, November 29, 2019 



 2019-2020 SCHOOL CALENDAR  

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Attendance Parent Brochure 2019 

October 31, 2019

PS 56Q is now promoting plastic film recycling challenge!  We have partnership with The Trex Company Challenge with the objective to educate students and our community on the importance of plastic film recycling through the RECYCLE BEYOND THE BAG PROGRAM!

Every year hun...

September 25, 2019

For the third year, PS 56Q celebrated DADS TAKE YOUR CHILD TO SCHOOL DAY! on Tuesday, September 17, 2019.  The event was a great success, thanks for the support and participation of all Dads, Grandfathers, Uncles, Brothers, Step-fathers, and Father Figures. The childre...

April 1, 2019

Last week PS 56 celebrated Spirit Week.  Students and Teachers had a lot of fun sharing their Spirit wearing their Pride Day T-Shirt, Crazy Socks Day, Math Day, Multicultural Day, and Mismatch Day! We want  to thank all families for your support and cooperation on this...

November 26, 2018

Last Wednesday, November 21st.  2018, the Second Grade students had a delightful Thanksgiving performance to our families.  Please enjoy our video and share with all! 

October 10, 2018

Attention Grade 2 Families:
Admissions for The Gifted and Talented will be open soon. This program is for students born in 2013, 2012, and 2011. The Gifted & Talented (G&T) program supports the educational needs of exceptional children. To participate in G&T admissions...

September 24, 2018

We want to Thank all the Dads, Grandfathers, Uncles, Big-Brothers, Foster Parents, Step-Fathers, for joining us for Dads Take your Child to School Day, Tuesday, September 18, 2018. 

Forty families responded to our RSVP, but an amazing 100 families showed up.  Thank you...

May 21, 2018

Big Thumbs Up to Mrs. Pepe's Class 2-204! As part of the Grade 2 Social Studies Unit - Project, students selected and researched one community.  Based on the selected community, they constructed representations drawings and dioramas.  Each student had the opportunity t...

May 7, 2018

Last Thursday, May 3rd, 2018,  PS 56Q celebrated FAMILY with a FREE Bingo Night!

Families and Children had the opportunity to play several rounds of bingo and won fabulous prices.  We want to thank all students who volunteered to organize, run the event, and had a chari...

March 22, 2018

Congratulations to the THE WARRIORS class 4-304 for winning first place at the Volleyball Tournament! 

Mr. William Kelly, Physical Education teacher, started a unit in Volleyball to learn basics of volleyball and the skills associated with volleyball for the 3rd, 4th an...

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In Physical Education, safety is a top priority! Students are require to wear proper sneakers for P.E. 

Sandals, flip-flops, boots, platform and other non-athletic shoes are no conducive to the activities the students to perform in P.E.  Please make sure that your child is equipped with tennis shoes, or bring an extra pair of sneakers in a label plastic bag in his or her designated P.E. day! 


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86-10 114 Street

Richmond Hill, New York, 11418