PTA Meeting Canceled – March 18, 2020

Dear Parents and Guardians,

The PTA Meeting on March 18, 2020 is canceled.

Please also be advised that many events at public and cultural institutions such as the libraries, museums, theaters are canceled. Queens library events are canceled but libraries remains open. Flushing Town Hall and Queens Museum, etc. are closed. Please check for notices at their websites or contact them for further information.

2020 Census Short-Term, Temporary Work

The U.S. Census Bureau is beginning its selection process to hire up to 500,000 census takers for the 2020 Census. Applications will continue to be accepted at through the end of May. Applicants for 2020 Census jobs should be prepared to answer calls from Census Bureau employees starting Saturday March 7, 2020, to conduct a phone interview.

For additional information:

SHSAT Info Session for 4th to 7th grade students

Parents and Students (4th to 7th grade) learn about how to get into the Specialized High Schools.
A representative from the NYC Department of Education will be on hand to answer any questions you may have.

You may sign-up to attend a session online, by email ( or by phone (212.637.8080)

Link to sign up form below. Free admission! There is plenty of space for everyone.

Sign-Up to to attend a NYC DOE Specialized High Schools Admissions Information Session

Thursday, March 19 6:00 PM Lefferts Library (103-34 Lefferts Blvd, Queens, NY 11419

Summer Internship

Summer Youth Employment Program
Open enrollment deadline is April 10, 2020. Pays $15/hour and teens must be 14 years or older by July 6, 2020.

Mayor’s Office Internship Program
Internship opportunities for High School, Undergraduate, and Graduate Students. The deadline to apply is March 20, 2020.

New York City is proud to be known as an international capital of nearly every industry, from business and the arts to education and technology. No matter where your interests lie, the five boroughs are an excellent place to gain the experience, knowledge, and inspiration that you’ll need to succeed in the classroom, in your future career, and far beyond. The Mayor’s Office Internship Program provides participants with the chance to harness the tremendous opportunity of our city, all while helping to take on the challenges that our residents face and developing innovative solutions to build a better tomorrow.

NYC School Survey

Please fill out the school survey if you haven’t done so already. We need your input for our school. At your convenience, it may be also done online:

Summer Camps 2020

Dear parents and guardians,

Registration for low cost and free summer camps starts early. See information below.

1. CAPA Summer Camp in Flushing in 3 locations. $1,400 for 7 weeks: July 6 – August 21. This is a very popular summer camp. Registration has started March 2, 2020. Usually it is fully registered by the first week of open registration. First come, first served. For additional information, contact, 718 705 2758 and

2. NYC Parks Department summer camp with locations throughout the New York City. Lottery registration starts March 6, 2020. Location listings will be available on lottery registration. Parks Department summer camp is full of activities such as swimming, bike riding and they utilizes all Parks Department facilities. A great summer camp for the active child. Summer camp dates: July 6 – August 21. Cost is about $500-$575. See website link for lottery registration.

3. Queens Community House offers free summer camp. This will be at the Forest Hills location and a few other locations in Queens. QCH does not offer the free summer camp at our school. Information for lottery will be available in April. Stay tune for more info.