READ-A-THON

Read as many books as you can over the mid-winter recess! February 16th to February 25th. Collections due March 2nd. Read-A-Thon Cover Letter Pledge Form Download PS 261 READ-A-THON 2018 ONLINE Raise money for PS 261 and FirstBook through reading! Kids who don’t have books at home, and maybe not even enough books at school,…

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A Standardized Test is a Poor Substitute for Justice: The Intersection of High-Stakes Standardized Testing and Race in NYC Schools

A Standardized Test is a Poor Substitute for Justice: The Intersection of High-Stakes Standardized Testing and Race in NYC Schools Institute for Collaborative Education 345 E. 15th Street, Manhattan (between 1st & 2nd Aves) Wed 2/7, 6:15pm-8:30pm Panelists: Zipporiah Mills, Former Principal, PS 261 Kristin Taylor, Teacher, PS 261 Jose Vilson, Teacher, and Author of This…

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Summer Camp and After School Expo!

Sunday, February 11, 2018 11 AM – 3 PM Explore camp programs for all interests! Register to be a vendor Here! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ps-261-camp-after-school-expo-tickets-41027210491  Here are just a few of the camps that will be joining us : Automatic Studios, Backpacks and Binoculars, Beam Center, Brooklyn Game Lab, Brooklyn Heights Montessori, Brooklyn Music Factory, Brooklyn Strategist, Camp Mohawk,…

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Movie Night

Family Movie Night! December 15th Doors open at 6:30 PM ( Movie starts at 7 PM) $3 Admission – Snacks will be sold.  

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Math Workshops!

Math Homework help workshop for parents! Do some math. Hear from teachers. Together, we’ll wrap our heads around key math concepts, terms and models your children are seeing at school –  and you’re seeing at home.    

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Maker Night and Art Fair!

The PS 261 Arts and STEM committees are co-hosting a STE”A”M event (Science, Technology, Engineering, ARTS, Math) for kids and families! Each committee will be hosting hands-on creative projects to build together. Come be a DIY maker on December 6th, 5:30 – 7pm!

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