February at a Glance Newsletter

February 2021

PS 68 February Calendar


Weekly Breathing with Ms. Brown Parent Check-In Every Wednesday at 11:30am

(Google Meet Info. Below) February 3rd, February 10th, February 24th

Join with Google Meet


Phone Numbers

(‪US‬)‪+1 747-248-3072‬

PIN: ‪958 349 718#‬

Weekly Family Wellness with Brain Power Wellness Every Thursday at 6:00PM

(Zoom Meet Info. Below) February 4th, February 11th, February 25th

Zoom Meeting ID: 896-4657 4885

Passcode: 477451

Monday, February 1, 2021

First Day of Black History Month

2:30PM - 2nd Grade Math Family Workshop


Meeting ID: 872 8312 9282

Passcode: 052579

Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Groundhog Day

Wednesday, February 3, 2021

2:30PM - 1st Grade Math Family Workshop

Zoom Link

Meeting ID: 885 7368 4923

Passcode: 899211

PTA Lolligrams Forms Are Due for Remote Families

PS 68 PTA Lolligrams Order Form for Remote Students

Thursday, February 4, 2021

Pre-Kindergarten Virtual Open House

6:00PM English

7:00PM Spanish

Join with Google Meet


Phone Numbers

(‪US)‪+1 626-775-7115

PIN: 122 572 174#

Friday, February 5, 2021

Post a Rainbow for Diversity In your window at home. Share a picture with your teacher.

Family School Experience Survey Due

Staten Island Families Link

Wear a Football Jersey

(Wear a football jersey, in-person and remotely)

February 5th, 8th-11th, 2021


Sunday, February 7, 2021


Monday, February 8, 2021

Wear purple for Kindness/Anti-bullying

4th Grade Family Workshop

iLearn 101 (Asynchronous posting in Class Dojo at 3pm)

3:00PM - Kindergarten Support Your Child in Reading Family Workshop

Zoom Link


Tuesday February 9th, and Wednesday February 10th

Remote Families Can Pick Up Ordered Lolligrams

Tuesday, February 9, 2021

Wear Blue for Justice

Town Hall: School Updates Kids Care Club Justice

Join with Google Meet


Phone Numbers

(‪US)‪+1 515-518-4842

PIN: ‪153 833 033#

Thursday, February 11, 2021

Wear red/pink for love

Friday, February 12, 2021

SCHOOL CLOSED - Lunar New Year

Sunday, February 14, 2021


Monday, February 15, 2021 to Friday 19, 2021

SCHOOL CLOSED - Midwinter Recess

Monday, February 22, 2021

3rd Grade Family Workshop

iLearn 101 (Asynchronous posting in Class Dojo at 3pm)

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

6:30PM Winter Students Award Ceremony/

PTA Meeting

Google Meet

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Pajama Day

(Wear pajamas in-person & remotely)

Thursday, February 25, 2021

3K Virtual Open House

6:00PM English

7:00PM Spanish

Join with Google Meet


Phone Numbers

(‪US)‪+1 626-775-7115

PIN: 122 572 174#

Family Workshops

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Families Communicate Any Positive COVID-19 Cases

If there is a known family member with a positive case at home please notify the school or your teacher. School number 718-816-3377.


Did you know that you can track your child’s education on any computer, phone, or tablet? You can also sign the COVID consent form, right in the NYC Schools Account (NYCSA). You can sign up for an account by entering a few basic details. This will allow you to begin receiving notifications from the DOE. It only takes five minutes, and it is the first step in getting a full account.

PS 68 Website

Visit PS 68 Website for important information.

Receive E-Chalk Alerts from PS 68 Website

For more information and step by step instructions, click on the hyperlinked keywords to find out more!

  1. Download the eChalk Notify App.
    Anyone can download the eChalk Notify App for free from the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store. Just search for “eChalk Notify.”

  2. Login with your school's eChalk Notify Alert Code.

    Parents WITH eChalk accounts can log into to receive and view their children's school, class and group notifications whenever new content is posted!

    Parents WITHOUT eChalk accounts can click on“Proceed without logging in” > Settings icon > + > enter your school’s alert code > Connect to receive emergency alert notifications only. You may contact your school's Site Manager to request the school's alert code if it has not been distributed or posted to your school's homepage.


NOTE: If your child has an eChalk account, you can click on "Are you a parent new to

eChalk? Create an account today!" To retrieve your child's Parent Code, you can ask your child,

contact your child's teacher or your school's Site Manager.


Using the eChalk Notify Mobile Notification App

Sign up for Emails Alerts Regarding 3K, Pre-K and Kindergarten Applications

Click on Sign Up for NYC DOE Admissions Email Lists to fill out form and receive emails regarding 3K, Pre-K and Kindergarten applications.

Please note that if your child is currently at PS 68 you will still need to apply for Pre-K and Kindergarten Applications. If you have a sibling at PS 68 please add that sibling to your application.

PS 68 Spirit Wear

You can now order your PS68 spirit wear and have your order delivered to your home. Click on the link and begin your ordering, it's that simple. 1st PLACE Spiritwear


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Remote Order Form Lolligram Due Wednesday, February 3, 2021

What is a Lolligram? It's a special gift students can buy to give to their parents, friends, family or anyone they choose! Parents can also buy them for their children!

Each Lolligram will cost $2 and contain: 1 Lollipop, 1 pencil, 1 notepad with stamp and Skittles. Each will be beautifully packaged and ready to give away! Each Lolligram comes with a blank gift tag on it that you can fill out.

Simply fill out the order form below. Lolligrams will be available to pick up on Tuesday February 9th & Wednesday February 10th. Payment is expected at time of pick-up.


<<< Remote families can only place orders for friends & family at home or for people they can deliver the Lolligram to themselves >>>

PS 68 PTA Lolligrams Order Form for Remote Students