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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!...

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...

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March 30, 2020

Our great Music Teacher, Mr. Sean Forde, created a simple a fun video for Remote Learning Tips. 

Translation on Spanish and Punjabi are available. 


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