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June 7, 2017

Congratulations to Mrs. Podber and her class for winning the Le Frak essay contest!  Five of our students from that class have been chosen to be showcased on the museum website.  The students are:

Janice Carvente

Mya Elizalde

Sharon Melendez

Luis Nicasio

Anthony Roldan

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June 5, 2017

Congratulations to our Glee Club with their amazing presentation at the Villa Russo last Wednesday, May 30th, 2017. The Jamaica Rotary Club sure enjoyed the Spring performance. We are very proud of our 4th graders!

May 23, 2017

Congratulations to our parents who graduated on the Nutrition & Health Program by The Cornell University - Cooperative Extension!  For 8 weeks, parents learned strategies on how to provide themselves and their families with healthy meals and snacks. They learned basic nutrition, portion size, food preparation, menu pla...

May 22, 2017

Last Wednesday, May 17, 2017; we celebrated Grandparents Night. Children had the opportunity to sit with grandma & grandpa, and spent an amazing time working together on a beautiful craft project by Ms. DeeDee.  Pop-up Cards was fun! Big Thanks to Ms. DeeDee! 

May 16, 2017

Staff has been working on a year long project to increase students engagement, explore new teaching practices and develop a love of reading! Congratulations on your presentation today, You’ve made us all so proud! 

May 14, 2017

In honor to our Amazing P.S.56Q Mothers, last Wednesday, May 10, 2017; we celebrated Mom & Me Painting Night, with special Artist Ms. Sara Carpenter.

Moms and children had the opportunity to spend a wonderful time painting together and sharing big smiles!

May 3, 2017

On Wednesday, April 26, 2017, the P.S.56Q family joyfully celebrated our Multicultural Festival. In collaboration with community organizations, the P.S.56Q staff, families and children came together to embrace diversity, traditions, and cultural backgrounds, with professional family photos, music and delicious food fro...

April 12, 2017

P.S. 56 Q Is kicking off a Toiletry Drive to support our Senior Centers in our Community. All Donations are voluntary and greatly appreciated!  

Below find a list by grade,  of the items needed.  Donations can be dropped off in our school. 

The Toiletry drive will run on these days:  April 19 - May 5,...

April 12, 2017

    This year P.S. 56 Q launched Mommy & Me class.  This Program is design for children between the ages of 18 months to 3 years old.  Mommy & Me is a wonderful introduction to preschool experience with the help and comfort of Mommy, Daddy, or any Caregiver.  Our program provides opportunities to build socialization sk...

April 6, 2017

   Last Thursday April 6, 2017 Officer John Groshan from the Floral Park Police Department, and former NYPD officer with over 20 year's experience, shared with our P.S.56Q families the danger of the Internet and how to keep our children safe from online predators, talking to our children about apps, video games, cyber-...

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