Week of November 13-17, 2023 - Principal's Message - ABILITIES WEEK!
Please join us next week for Abilities Week! Each day a different grade(s) is invited into for period 2. Please sign in with identification at the main desk beginning at 8:30 am. You will visit your child's classroom at 8:55 am
We have a raccoon, yes a raccoon, on our 2nd floor playground. The extermination company is coming on Monday. It has impacted recess for some classes this week. I apologize for this, however, it has made it's home very snugly in near our garden. I'm hopeful that this will be resolved next week.
We posted the November benchmarks on our website.
First Grade https://www.ps212q.com/1st-grade.html
Second Grade https://www.ps212q.com/2nd-grade.html
Third Grade https://www.ps212q.com/3rd-grade.html
Fourth Grade https://www.ps212q.com/4th-grade.html
Fifth Grade https://www.ps212q.com/5th-grade.html
Ice cream is back! We will be selling ice cream to students for $2.00 each on Fridays. There is an assortment of non-dairy and dairy options.
Our Habits of Mind focus year long:
Remaining Open to Continuous Learning and Thinking about your Thinking (Metacognition)
November Habits of Mind: Thinking and Communicating with Clarity and Precision 🗣
Monday, November 13, 2023 (Day 45) Sensory Systems (Wear Yellow) - Hip-Hop Residency Grade 4. Period 2 Parent Visits: Kindergarten and Grade 4. 6:30 pm CEC Meeting Register here:https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_7Dybb146RTKEvQ5wcBmZFA#/registration
Tuesday, November 14, 2023 (Day 46) - Physical Abilities (Wear Orange)- Period 2 Parent Visits: Grade 3
Wednesday, November 15, 2023 (Day 47) - SEL & Behavioral Communication (Wear Green) - Hip-Hop Residency Grade 3. Period 2 Parent Visits: Grade 5. BrainPower Class Visits. Debate after school 2:25-3:25
Thursday, November 16, 2023 (Day 48) - Learning Styles (Wear Blue)- Grade 3 NYCB Nutcracker Residency. Kumar UFT all day. Period 2 Parent Visits: Grade 2 and Pre-K (Period 4). PTA Bake Sale lunch periods.
Friday, November 17, 2023 (Day 49) -Communication (Wear your Abilities Week Tee-Shirts or black). 8:30 am Grade 5 Spelling Bee! Auditorium. Period 2 Parent Visits: Grade 1. PTA Bake Sale lunch periods.
11/23-11/24 - Thanksgiving Recess School Closed
12/25-1/1/24 - Winter Recess School Closed
Tuesday, January 2, 2024 - School resumes - Happy New Year!
Wednesday, January 10, 2024 - Grade 5 Cap and Gown Photos
Monday, January 15, 2024 - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day - School Closed
Wednesday, February 7, 2024 - PreK and K Cap and Gown Photos
2/19-2/23/24 - Mid-Winter Recess School Closed
3/29-4/1/24 - Easter Recess School Closed
Wednesday, April 10, 2024 - Eid-al-Fitr - School Closed
4/22-4/30/24 - Spring Recess -School Closed
Wednesday, May 1, 2024 - School resumes
Monday, May 27, 2024 - Memorial Day - School Closed
Thursday, June 6, 2024 - Remote Professional Learning Day - School Closed for students
Friday, June 7, 2024 - Clerical Day - School Closed for students
Monday, June 17, 2024 - Eid-al-Adha - School Closed for students
Wednesday, June 19, 2024 - Juneteenth - School Closed for students
Thursday, June 20, 2024 - Grade 5 Graduation - PS 212 auditorium
Friday, June 21, 2024 - Kindergarten Moving Up - PS 212 auditorium
Monday, June 24, 2024 - Pre-Kindergarten Stepping up - PS 212 auditorium
Wednesday, June 26, 2024 - Last day of school for students
Parent-Teacher Conferences - New Date - Wednesday, December 6, 2023 1/2 Day Early Dismissal
Half Day Schedule 23-24 for Parent-Teacher Conferences
Dismissal is in the usual place, Pre-K to Grade 2 - 83 Street and Grades 3, 4 and 5 - 82 Street.
Pre-K dismissal: 11:00 am
Kindergarten and Grade 3 - 11:05 am
First Grade and Grade 4 - 11:10 am
Second Grade and Grade 5 - 11:15 am
Virtual Parent-Teacher Conferences via Zoom:
12:20 pm – 2:20 pm and 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Teachers will be reaching out to you soon to schedule an appointment.
November 13-17 Visit your child’s classroom!
Sign in at 8:30 am
Classroom visits from 8:55 am to 9:45 am.
Monday - November 13th - Kindergarten and Grade 4
Tuesday - November 14th - Grade 3
Wednesday - November 15th - Grade 5
Thursday - November 16th - Grade 2 and Pre-K **Different time 10:45 am
Friday - November 17th - Grade 1
DOE Parent Messages
23-24 School Calendar: https://www.schools.nyc.gov/about-us/news/2023-2024-school-year-calendar
Back to School: https://www.schools.nyc.gov/bts2023
Students have access to a full digital library.
Linda Chung - Vice President
Cindy Jaramillo - Treasurer
Gloria Contreras - Recording Secretary
Gina Montes - Corresponding Secretary
Grace DePena - Co-Corresponding Secretary
Ana Garcia - Co-Corresponding Secretary
Consider a $20.00 donation. Your commitment provides activities for students such as arts residencies, field trips, and kindergarten and grade 5 end of year celebrations