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February 14, 2018

Students can apply now to attend exciting science and STEM programs being offered this spring break at the NYC Department of Education’s Genovesi Environmental Study Center and NYC Center for Aerospace and Applied Mathematics, the Bronx Zoo, Central Park Zoo, Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, Museum of the City of New...

January 22, 2018

Our school is using this outstanding educational tool to help students practice and master mathematics skills.  

Content ranges from addition through complex algebra, and includes a focused area for K-2 students.  Children using this website have shown consistent improvement in Math scores - from the top students t...

January 17, 2018

First in Math is a K-8 highly interactive and engaging program that children enjoy.  As a school, PS 56Q has FREE access to this excellent Math Program at school and at home. Children can practice their computation skills as well as develop conceptual understanding.  We highly encourage parents to take advantage of thi...

December 7, 2017

Congratulations to the Glee Club for their stunning and touching performance at the Villa Russo for the Rotary Club and the Cliffside Rehabilitation & Health Care Center.  5th Graders, your talent is inspiring and we so enjoyed hearing those amazing and sweet voices! BRAVISSIMO! 

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November 7, 2017

P.S.56Q was so fortunate to be part of  Beautiful Me the Emma, Alyson, & Katie project.  An empowering workshop for females.  In September our 4th & 5th grade girls, had the opportunity to participate on the EAK Project self-esteem program designed to educate females by promoting appreciation for the...

October 26, 2017

A Big Shout-Out to Mrs. Podber / Mr. Dowdell class 5-302 and  Ms. Devlin's class 5-307  for Standing Together Against Bullying! 

In addition to Anti-Bullying awareness month P.S.56Q will be hosting a live performance of The Power of One Anti-bullying Show on October 31st.  

The Power of...

September 20, 2017

We want to honor all who attended Dads Take Your Child to School Day yesterday, September 19th 2017.  It was amazing to see so many Dads, Grandfathers, Uncles, Big Brothers, Stepfathers walking their children to school, sharing breakfast and big smiles!  

When fathers are involved in the lives of their childre...

June 27, 2017

This year, Ms. Devlin’s class participated in the Budding Scientists Program. This program allows teachers and their students to explore urban ecology in their local communities through authentic, hands-on, inquiry based projects that are supported by students’ natural curiosity and creativity.  Class 5-307 investigate...

June 27, 2017

Students from Ms. Devlin’s class entered the Poetry Society for America’s Poetry for Every Season Contest.  Ashton’s poem “Panes of Wonder,” inspired by Dale Chihuly’s Koda Study, was selected as a winner by accomplished children’s author, Jacqueline Woodson.  His poem is displayed with the famous glass art at the New...

June 12, 2017

Thank you to all the Dads, Granddads and Uncles who came to Daddy and Me Night on June 7, 2017. Dads demonstrated talent in the arts and they did an amazing job organizing, painting, and even cleaning up with their children.   We are very proud with of our Dads for sharing a fun  & creative moment with the children!...

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