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Family Game Time


Tuesday, May 12
2:40 pm - 3:10 pm
Peace Room (Rm 146)

Movie Night!



Friday, May 8, 2015

Doors will open at 6:00 pm
Snacks will be sold
Admission $1.00 per person

Come join the fun!

Mother and Father's Day Sale!



Tuesday May 5th - Thursday May 7th

Do you want to take control of your finances? We can Help

Meet one-on-one with a New york City Financial Empowerment Counselor who can help you:
  • Take control of your debt
  • Deal with debt collectors
  • Improve your credit
  • Create a budget
  • Open a bank account
  • Start an emergency fund
  • Save and plan for your future
  • And much more

Financial counseling is free and confidential.

Our professional counselors speak multiple languages.


Tuesday 11am - 8pm
Saturday 10am - 6pm



Financial Empowerment Center


Earth Day!

Dear Parents and Guardians,

Earth Day is celebrated on April 22. In order to educate students at P.S. 269 about the importance of preserving our planet, our students will be participating in an Earth Day activity. On Earth Day our students will learn about the importance of recycling and the various items made from recycled trash. After, students will head into our playground and park to collect recyclable items such as paper, wrappers, and plastic bottles. The students will then reuse the materials collected to create a recycled art project with our art teacher.

In order for your child to participate they must have their neighborhood walking slip signed and returned. If you have not already done so, please ask your child’s teacher for a neighborhood walking slip to complete.

Please continue to recycle, reduce, and reuse with your child at home. Some activities you can try with your child to reduce your environmental footprint are:

  • Recycle at least on plastic item, one paper item, and one metal item.
  • Be a power saver! Turn off the lights, TV, or other plugged-in item when you leave a room.
  • Be a water saver! Turn off the water while you are brushing your teeth. Take a shower instead of a bath to save water.
  • Reuse! Use a reusable bottle instead of plastic water bottles.
  • Don’t be a litterbug! Pick up trash (at least 10 items) around your school and neighborhood.
  • Reuse! Use cloth/reusable bags instead of plastic grocery bags at the store.
  • Reduce! Use both sides of the paper before you recycle it.
  • Reduce! Use cloth towels instead of paper towels.

 

We look forward to celebrating Earth Day with our students and can’t wait to see their recycled works of art. Thank you for your continued support.

 

Sincerely,

Jazmine Santiago

Principal



NYS ELA and Math Test
ELA: April 14th - 16th
Math: April 22nd - 24th

Make sure to get a good night's sleep and eat a healthy breakfast.


We are happy to announce the winner from the parent survey raffle!!

Menahil - Class 401

Please come to collect your prize on April 1st!

Thank you to all our parents for your feedback!


Movie Night

Thursday April 2, 2015

Doors will open at 6:00 pm
Snacks will be sold
Admission $1.00 per person

Come join the fun!



40 Minute Tuesdays

January's Workshops

13th -- How to help your child with homework.
20th -- Helping your child become a better reader
27th -- Helping your child with math.

We are so excited to present our series of Workshops designed by the needs of our parents!

You requested them and we are answering the call!

Every Tuesday for 40 minutes we will bring you a workshop that will be conducted by our teachers. Mid month we will send out a survey inquiring as to what workshops you would like to have the following month. Please be sure to respond ASAP, this will help us in the workshops.

We appreciate your input. This is the start of a strong Parent/School partnership.

Family Fun Night
Come out and enjoy an evening of Family Fun

January 29th, 2015
6:00pm - 8:00pm

Board Games
Raffles
Races
Snacks for Sale
Line Dancing
Family Team Games

Can't Wait, to see you there!


We raised 60 coats for people in need!
Thank you to all who participated in the Student Council Coat Drive!


Dear Parents,

Imagine not having a coat for you or your loved ones during the freezing winters in New York? This month the students at P.S. 269 have chosen to host a coat drive, which will be organized by the Student Council. We are partnering with New York Cares and reaching out to our parents to donate gently used or new coats.

 

Last year New York Cares collected and distributed 78,000 coats to people in need. However, they typically have requests for 100,000 coats.  We hope to help them come closer to reaching their goal and provide coats for fellow New Yorkers in need.

Please donate new or gently used coats so that we can continue to help our neighbors stay warm during the fall and winter months. The last day to donate coats is December 19th. Please send in the coats in a plastic bag that is labeled with your child’s name. All coats must be washed or dry-cleaned if they are used. Following the completion of the coat drive, the coats will be given to the police precinct, an authorized New York Cares collection site.

We thank you in advance for your support and generosity.



Unity Day!



Unite Against Bullying!

What are your true colors when it comes to bullying? If you care about safe and supportive schools and communities make your color ORANGE on Unity Day. That’s the day everyone can come together—in schools, communities, and online—and send one large ORANGE message of support, hope, and unity.


October is National Bully Prevention Month and on Wednesday, October 22, 2014, P.S. 269 has joined the movement and will be Raising Awareness and Standing United against Bullying through a Neighborhood Walk at 9:30 AM. All staff and students will unite against bullying by wearing orange.

Be Kind, Be Honest, Be Strong, Be Positive!!!



Welcome to the 2014-2015 school year!




Welcome to school!
May this school year bring
You happiness galore,
And may you enjoy it-
Right to the core!

New School Hours
8:20 AM - 2:40 PM

Our first day of classes for 3rd - 5th grade students is Thursday September 4th.

Pre-K Orientation - September 4th
If you have not received a notice in the mail please contact
the school on September 2nd or 3rd for more information.




 


Whose Child is This?

Author Unknown

"Whose child is this?" I asked one day
Seeing a little one out at play
"Mine", said the parent with a tender smile
"Mine to keep a little while
To bathe his hands and comb his hair
To tell him what he is to wear
To prepare him that he may always be good
And each day do the things he should"

"Whose child is this?" I asked again
As the door opened and someone came in
"Mine", said the teacher with the same tender smile
"Mine, to keep just for a little while
To teach him how to be gentle and kind
To train and direct his dear little mind
To help him live by every rule
And get the best he can from school"

"Whose child is this?" I ask once more
Just as the little one entered the door
"Ours" said the parent and the teacher as they smiled
And each took the hand of the little child
"Ours to love and train together
Ours this blessed task forever."

 



Today, 5/22/2015
High: 76 Low: 47
Partly sunny
17% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 5/23/2015
High: 68 Low: 52
Sunny
0% chance of precipitation.