Monthly Archives: September 2017

Equity in Education Feedback

“Equity in Education” is Mr. Strohschein’s project that aims to create a free digital educational network that provides access to technology, resources and community to foster fairness for all learners. Provide your feedback for “Equity in Education” at:

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Parent Night Report: September 26, 2017

Here is a report from Principal Minhas from September 26 Parent Night: September 26: Data & Goals

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Kids & Teens College: Queensborough Community College offers supplemental courses

Kids & Teens College is a Queensborough Community College program that offers weekend courses for kids and teens. For more information, go to:

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Queens Community House After-School Program: Middle School

Dear Middle School Parents and Guardians, My name is David DiTrapani, and I am the new Site Director for the QCH After-School Program here at P.S. / I.S. 499. I’m happy to be working with your students, and I’m looking … Continue reading

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PTA General Meeting: September 20, 2017

PTA General Meeting Agenda (download) September 20, 2017 – 6-8pm Review & Approval of the June 2017 PTA Meeting Minutes PTA welcoming speech Financial updates SLT updates PTA updates Principal’s Welcoming speech Mr. Strohschein’s Social Studies Project Presentation Lincoln Center Education … Continue reading

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Student Planner Fee: Update/Correction

(A message from the Parent Coordinator) Many families have school supply lists that reflect a $4.00 student planner fee. However, the parent letter sent home last week requests a $3.00 fee for the student planners. Please accept our apologies for … Continue reading

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Fall 2017 Grade 7 & 8 Locker Policy

Fall 2017 Grades 7 & 8 Locker Policy and Form

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2017–18 Chancellor’s Town Hall Meeting Dates and Locations

Town hall meeting dates and locations for the 2017–18 school year can be found below. Town halls are hosted by Chancellor Fariña in conjunction with the Community Education Council (CEC) and are open to the public. This is an opportunity … Continue reading

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Fall 2017 Emergency Readiness Letter

Please view or download the Fall 2017 GRP Parent Letter Safety. Additional information and resources are also available at the NYC DOE Office of Safety and Youth Development website.

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Welcome to the 2017-2018 School Year!

Dear Families, We hope that you all enjoyed your summer! As we look forward to another successful school year, we would like to welcome back all of our returning students and families, as well as welcome our new students and … Continue reading

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