Social Action Committee Discussion Series, March 21st

For childcare and pizza please RSVP. The Social Action Committee is hosting a discussion series to create space for 261 parents and guardians to talk with each other about issues of social and racial justice.  For our first discussion, we are taking up the Opt Out Movement and the District 15 Integration Plan.  Please come…

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NYC School SURVEY

What is the NYC School Survey? Each year, all parents, teachers, and students in grades 6-12 take the NYC School Survey. The survey is aligned to the DOE’s Framework for Great Schools. It is designed to collect important information about each school’s ability to support student success. You should receive your child’s survey from your…

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Read-A-Thon

READ! It’s Read-a-Thon Time!The annual read-a-thon will take place during February break! Students gather pledges for minutes read, and there will be special prizes for top readers. The form will be going home this week (and is also attached here). Happy reading!

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MLK

Come to school on Monday, January 21st for our PS 261 Day of Service and Learning in Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.The Social Action Committee has planned a powerful day of learning and service for families from 10am to 1pm. There will be service projects, singing, art activities and workshops where families can…

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WHAT HAS THE COST BEEN?

Workshop series…… Social Action Committee’s Co-Chair, Author and Workshop Leader Maisha Sapp will be facilitating this discussion on November 17th. An intimate conversation with African American Woman about the consequences of having to manage racism in Elementary School. Leading with healing first and within a community setting, this interactive workshop dives into some of the tools…

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Kids and Smartphones

November 5th, 6PM Thinking about smartphones for your tween? Or flip phones, basic phones, or smartwatches? Join us for an exclusive conversation with Anya Kamenetz, NPR education reporter and author of THE ART OF SCREEN TIME: How Your Family Can Balance Digital Media and Real Life. Sign Up HERE

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