Falcon Family Weekly
P.S. 199Q's Virtual Newsletter Vol. 8
Welcome P.S. 199
Information for Families
Each week, we will be providing you with a weekly newsletter to share facts and up to date information regarding remote learning, support with Google Classroom, resources available for you and your family as well as give you some suggestions of recreational and cultural virtual events.
We will continue to monitor the corona virus situation carefully and follow all guidelines set by our District and State Health Department.
IF YOU HAVE NOT SET UP A MYSCHOOLS ACCOUNT FOR YOUR CHILD OR CHILDREN, PLEASE DO SO IMMEDIATELY. YOU WILL ONLY BE ABLE TO VIEW YOUR CHILD'S REPORT CARD ON YOUR MYSCHOOLS ACCOUNT. YOU NEED YOUR CHILD'S UNIQUE ACCOUNT CREATION CODE AND SCHOOL ID NUMBER TO CREATE THE ACCOUNT. PLEASE LET A SCHOOL STAFF MEMBER KNOW YOU NEED TO SET UP AN ACCOUNT AS SOON AS POSSIBLE!!
Join Ms. Becco in the
P.S. 199 Virtual Family Room.
We will meet on Tuesday, June16, 2020 at 2:15 p.m. for conversation on current events, updated information regarding remote learning and summer school.
Join by phone
(US) +1 832-280-4617 PIN: 248 310 531#
Description:Any updates about Summer School and September and conversation regarding the protest over the recent police killings. "How do we talk to our children about the protest?"
PLEASE COMPLETE A RETURN TO SCHOOL SURVEY
USE THIS LINK
Parent Engagement Events
Below is the list of FACE’s parent engagement events for June. We will follow-up with more details and links as the dates for the events approach.
Chancellor’s Town Hall with CEC 14
Monday, June 15th from 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Parent Forum on Special Education
Tuesday, June 16th from 6pm - 8pm
Chancellor’s Town Hall, TBD
Wednesday, June 24th from 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Chancellor’s Town Hall, TBD
Monday, June 29th from 6:30pm – 7:30pm
The Watch Party Wednesday series continues this Wednesday, June 17th, at 10am - 11:00am with special guests from Workforce1 Career Center!
The Virtual Workforce1 Career Center System helps New Yorkers prepare for, and connect to, jobs across New York City’s five boroughs and in every sector of the economy. Through the Virtual Workforce1 Career Center system, they are available via phone/ web to help your families find jobs and prepare them for the workforce
Log on and learn about the available resources that include:
1. Employment Opportunities
3. Q/A sessions with the Workforce1 Career Center experts
To log on-
All NYC Public School Families to Receive $420 Per Child
More than $880 million in additional food assistance will go to help New Yorkers with children who previously received free and reduced-price meals at school. The food benefit, which is part of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, will be issued in June. If you already have an EBT card, you'll receive the funds automatically in early June. If you don't already receive food benefits, you will receive a notice from the state in the mail explaining when and how you'll receive your food benefit, which should come through in late June.
You can find more information on the State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance website.
Dial-a-Teacher is back! https://tutor.dialateacher.org/
What: Homework help line for students, run by classroom teachers
Where: Visit tutor.dialateacher.org, fill out the form and get a call from a teacher
Who: Students in kindergarten through 5th grade
Hours: Monday through Thursday, 4 to 7 p.m. when school is in session
Languages spoken: English
Subjects available: English and math
Family Welcome Centers and P311
DOE is committed to keeping regular communication channels in place for families to the fullest extent possible, while ensuring we are keeping our staff safe. FWC staff are available by email, contact information by borough below, and are prepared to assist with enrollment and placement of new admissions, questions around admissions, information about offers, and waitlists. Families can receive direct support from a FWC staff member by e-mailing your questions to: Queens: firstname.lastname@example.org
Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C)—
PMIS is a rare condition that is not contagious. However, because it is life-threatening, it is important to know the signs. Most children have a persistent, high fever lasting several days, along with other symptoms, including:
Irritability or sluggishness
Abdominal pain without another explanation
Conjunctivitis, or red or pink eyes
Enlarged lymph node (“gland”) on one side of the neck
Red, cracked lips or red tongue that looks like a strawberry
Swollen hands and feet, which might also be red
You should call your doctor if your child becomes ill and has had continued fever.
Your doctor will ask about your child’s symptoms and use that information to
recommend next steps. If your child is severely ill, you should go to the nearest
emergency room or call 911 immediately.
Google Classroom Tutorial (Spanish, Chinese, English)
Our Queens North Executive Superintendent’s team filmed a tutorial for parents on how to use google classroom in Spanish, Chinese and English. That tutorial is available here:
Launch of Remote Learning Technical Support Ticket System for Families
The DOE is launching a family-facing Remote Learning Technical Support ticket system. Families (or someone on their behalf) can submit requests for technical support for a broad range of issues, including application support, lost, stolen, or broken devices, and delivery status, though the Technical Support for Families page. Note that when families select a topic and issue in the ticket submission form, the form will automatically list common resolutions to technical support problems; if the suggested resolutions do not resolve the family’s issue, they can continue to submit a tech support ticket by completing the form.
We are serving over 450,000 New Yorkers daily at our grab and go meal hubs, where people can pick up three free meals a day. At select locations, we serve halal, kosher, and vegetarian meals. The grab and go meal hubs are open from 7:30am – 1:30 pm. To learn the location of the nearest grab and go meal site, please visit our website at www. schools. nyc.gov or text COMIDA or FOOD to 877-877.
Face-to-Face Letters and Guidance for Sharing Records with Families
During this time, when schools are not physically in session, the Human Resources Administration (HRA) will no longer require or ask for “face-to-face” letters as evidence of family composition letters from families who are applying for Cash Assistance (CA) or Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). For more information about accessing records during remote learning, please
Local Food Pantries
St. Teresa Church
50-20 45th Street
Distributes food on Tuesdays from 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
St Raphael Church
35-20 GreenPoint Avenue
Distributes food on Thursdays 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and
on Saturdays 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Below are some local food pantries that are run by The Food Bank of New York. Please call ahead to confirm times of distribution.
First Baptist Church 100-10 Astoria Blvd, 718-565-2940- Saturdays 12:00 pm- 2:00 pm Phone: (718) 565-6115
Mt. Horeb Baptist Church 109-20 34th Ave. Phone:(718) 639-9066
Elmcor Youth Center 107-20 Northern Blvd, 718-651-0096- Wednesdays
12:00 pm- 4:00 pm
Corona SDA Church 35-30 103rd St., 718-651-4534- Sundays 12:00 pm- 2:00 pm
Northeastern Conference Adventist Community Services 99-13 Northern Blvd.,
(347 )-527-2444- Tuesdays & Wednesdays 12:00 pm- 1:00 pm
The Voices of Hagar 95-18 Northern Blvd., (917) 941-5809- Tuesdays 10:00 am- 1:30 pm
La Jornada 133-36 Roosevelt Ave.- Saturdays 9:00 am- 2:00 pm
Make The Road New York 92-10 Roosevelt Ave, 866-365-2724 Extension 333- Wednesdays 9:30 am- 2:30 pm (By Appointment Only)
Corpus Christi Food Pantry 31-31 60th St., 718-278-8114- Wednesdays 11:00 am- 1:00 pm.
Please remember to bring photo identification.
NYC Food Delivery Assistance
The City of New York is providing assistance to New Yorkers during the COVID-19 crisis by delivering meals to those who cannot access food themselves. This website is intended for individuals and families who meet all of the following criteria as a result of the COVID-19 emergency:
- No members of the household can go out and get food because they are at increased medical risk or homebound.
- No neighbors or family members can go out and get food for you.
- Do not receive meal assistance from other providers (incl. Meals on Wheels or God's Love We Deliver); and
- You are unable to afford meal delivery or grocery delivery
Households that qualify may place an order once every two days. Each order will contain two days of meals (4 meals per person in the household, but no household will receive more than 8 meals per delivery).
Maintaining Emotional Wellness
NYC Well • Free, confidential, 24/7 mental health support by speaking to a local counselor via phone, text, or chat in more than 200 languages. • 1-888-NYC-WELL (1-888-692-9355) • Text WELL to 65173
Crisis Text Line •
Serves anyone, in any type of crisis, with free, 24/7 support and information via text.
• Text “Got5” to 741-741
National Domestic Violence Hotline
• Support for people with experiences of domestic violence. Resources for those quarantined with their abuser. 1 800 273-8255.
NYC DOE wants your feedback!
Take the remote learning survey to share your experiences with learning at home.
All students in grades 6 -12 and parents/ guardians of students in grades 3k through 12 are invited to participate in the Remote Learning Survey.
The deadline to complete the survey is Friday, June 26, 2020.
Survey feedback will help schools support students and families at home.
Visit our school's website at ps199q.org or visit schools.nyc.gov/RLSurvey to take the survey NOW!
If you need help completing the survey, please call 311
For important updates, we will continue to notify you in the following ways:
School Messenger Calls and Emails, our website ps199q.org, Twitter@ PS_199Q and PTA's Facebook page.
Please contact with questions or concerns,
Cellphone: (646) 400-9174
P.S. 199 Remote Phone Number: (516) 366-1006. Lines are open 8:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Greetings from Mr Daliposki
Good morning P.S. 199,
For Families and Caregivers:
- Learn at Home pages: Parents, guardians, and caregivers can access these pages on the DOE website for information, hands-on activities, and technical tools to support their children’s remote learning. Search under Activities for Students to find resources to support PE, physical activity, and health.
- Wellness Wednesdays NYC: The DOE started Wellness Wednesdays to help students and families learn skills and habits that can promote physical, mental, and emotional well-being during challenging times. Find new activities, online resources, and a workout of the day posted on the DOE website each Wednesday, focused on a different theme.
Have a great week!
Greetings from PS 199 PTA
HAVE A GREAT WEEK P.S. 199
Please check our Facebook page for upcoming events and happenings with the PTA.
PRE ORDER SCHOOL SUPPLIES NOW!! DEADLINE JULY 1ST.
Please also note that if schools do not open, we will add $6 to each order for home delivery.
Please use the link below:
To receive assistance with using devices received through the mail from the DOE.
As New York City faces increasing closures and changes to everyday life due to coronavirus COVID-19, the HUNTER COLLEGE NYC FOOD POLICY CENTER aims to provide additional resources and support to community members whose lives are impacted by COVID-19.