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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PS 261 Walks for Breast Cancer

We Are Team ZIPP! Join our team and walk with us this Sunday, October 16th in Prospect Park.  Please donate money to our cause. Walk in support of our cause. Do both! Whichever it is we are happy you are with us in the fight against breast cancer. Team Zipp! http://main.acsevents.org/site/TR?fr_id=77382&pg=team&team_id=2066832

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FALL FEST – NOVEMBER 5th!

SIGN UP HERE to VOLUNTEER! (FALL FEST is November 5th (12 – 4pm) – NEW DATE! Psst!  FALL FEST NEEDS YOU!! Hey there, PS 261 families! Come to Fall Fest! It’s really fun. Better yet, volunteer! The parent committee needs helpers to run the booths and activities. If you can spend an hour or two… …painting faces…

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LUNCH FORMS – Apply Online

Weather your child eats a “school lunch” or not the DOE needs you to fill out this form. Please check it out. nyc.applyforlunch.com One Application per Household

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