School’s Out! After School & Summer Camp Expo

Saturday February 4th from 10am to 1pm PS261 is hosting it’s first After School & Camp Expo.  School’s Out is a one-stop resource for children’s activities. Free admission to parents, caregivers and kids the fair is designed to help you find the best resources for summer camp, after school and enrichment programs. Explore camp options,…

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PS 261 Annual MLK Day Food Drive

“If you can’t fly, then run. If you can’t run, then walk. If you can’t walk, then crawl. But whatever you do, you have to keep moving forward.”   Contribute to the PS 261 Annual MLK Day Food Drive Donations support the Cuyler Warren Food Pantry Please leave donations in the marked bins in the…

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COLD WEATHER GUIDLINES

Children benefit from exercise and should be given the opportunity to play outside whenever possible.  Weather permitting, students go outside for recess every day, so please ensure that children come to school dressed appropriately.  During the winter months, assume that recess will be outdoors, unless: – It is snowing – A dangerous ice condition exists…

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Dollar Book Fair

Bring in book donations this week December 1st and 2nd. Drop off your donations in the main lobby. We need volunteers to help sort and sell. Please use this link to sign up for a volunteer spot Thank you!

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Taste of Brooklyn

The first fundraiser of the season is fast approaching. On November 10th from 7 to 9pm (with bar open till 10pm) we will be hosting the PS261 Taste of Brooklyn (formerly known as the wine tasting) at 501 Union. We have opened the event up this year to include more restaurants, breweries, distilleries and wineries. This…

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Election Day Bake Sale!

SIGN UP HERE to HELP with the BAKE SALE! Hey everyone! Tuesday November 8th is Election Day. (There’s no school that day, by the way). PS 261 is a voting site for hundreds of people in the neighborhood. We would be remiss not to TRY TO SELL THEM ALL SNACKS!! If you can… • Boil…

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Why Is It So Hard To Talk About Race?

PS 261 invites the community to a conversation with the Perception Institute’s Alexis McGill Johnson and Professor Rachel Godsil on how implicit bias and racial anxiety affect us all. November 1st, 2016 @ 6:30 PM PS 261 Auditorium Free to the Public Child care available for PS 261 families only.

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