Donations Matched on Tuesday, December 3rd

The best time to give this year is on Giving Tuesday, December 3rd. If you’ve been holding out, or considering giving more, Facebook will be matching all donations until they hit $7 million in donations. Set your timer for 8am ET on December 3rd. Matching is in effect until the $7 million is reached (last…

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Summer Reading!

Blast Off with Summer Reading! It’s that time again! Use the attached form to keep a log of all the amazing books that you read (or are read to you!) this summer. Students who return the form in September will be invited to a celebration in the library. Happy reading! Summer Reading Log! Check out…

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Afterschool Musical!

PS261 is presenting its 10th annual musical production of Once On This Island Jr. Seats are still available at https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4088603 Performances: Friday, May 17th @ 7PMSaturday, May 18th @ 2PM Sunday, May 19th @ 2PM Ticket Price: $10 ($11.34 w/ service fee)Payment can be made online through Brown Paper Tickets’ Credit Card Processing  Show length: 2 hours including…

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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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