PS261 READ-A-THON

Dear PS 261 Families, Raise money for PS 261 and the Malala Foundation through reading! Have you heard about Malala? She is from Pakistan and fights for girls to go to school. You can read about her in great books for big kids such as I am Malala, by Malala Yousafzai and Patricia McCormack, or…

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PS 261 Blog Post #1

We are pleased to present the first of many PS261 blog posts- the blog is a way for our PTA to share all the school happenings, fundraising events, community events and much more. Happy reading. Auction Update: Happy spring PS261 Community! Spring means our biggest fundraising event of the year is finally here; The Auction!…

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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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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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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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