School News

The Mayor's Office has announced that all NYC Public Schools will be closed on Tuesday, January 27.  Please continue to check local news channels for further updates.

MONDAY, JANUARY 26 :  Manhattan Youth's afterschool program at PS 234 will be closed.  However, because of the short notice, Manhattan Youth will provide child care in case you are unable to pick up your child at regular dismissal time.  If you have any questions, please contact Manhattan Youth directly at 212-766-1104. 

EFNY Program (French After School) is cancelled.


Interviews scheduled for Monday, January 26th are rescheduled for Monday, February 9th.
Interviews scheduled for Tuesday, January 27th are rescheduled for Tuesday, February 3rd.
Interviews on Thursday, January 29th and Monday, February 2nd will proceed as scheduled.

LAB MIDDLE SCHOOL HAS RESCHEDULED their January 27, Admissions Testing date. This testing session has been rescheduled for Friday, January 30. All students who registered to
take the NYC Lab Middle School Admissions Test on Tuesday, January 27, are asked to come on Friday, January 30.
  The testing session will run 8:15 - 11:15am

Jan. 7 - Feb. 13 ~ Kindergarten Admissions for 2015. All children born in 2010 are eligible to attend Kindergarten in September 2015.   If you have an incoming kindergarten student you must apply via the DOE's online application system at  

nyc.gov/schools/Kindergarten or call the Office of Student Enrollment at 718-935-2009.

PTA News

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Department of Education News

Medical Accommodations

If your child is in need of any type of medical accommodation during the school day, we must have an Authorization Form on file. If your child is in need of any of the following services, please go here to download the appropriate form, complete it and file with our school nurse.   

There are four types of request and authorization forms:

  • Medication Administration Form (MAF) should be completed only for requests involving administration of medication for students. For cases of asthma, providers may attach an Asthma Action Plan with the MAF. Use of nebulizers on school trips can be cumbersome, please consider prescribing inhaler and spacer whenever possible.
  • Provision of Medically Prescribed Treatment Form (Non-Medication) should be completed when requesting special procedures such as bladder catheterization, postural drainage, tracheal suctioning, gastrostomy tube feeding, etc. This form may be used for all skilled nursing treatments.
  • Diabetes Medication Administration Form should be completed for students with Diabetes who require any of the following: glucose monitoring, insulin and/or glucagon administration.
  • Request for Section 504 Accommodation(s) Form should be used when requesting special services such as a barrier-free building, elevator use, testing modification, etc. This form should NOT be used for Related Services such as occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech and language therapy, counseling, etc. which is properly addressed and provided by a student’s Individualized Education Program (IEP).

Saturday, January 31
K-3 Winter Fair
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Come enjoy arts and crafts, games, the always amazing maze and more at the school. This event is for Kindergarten – 3rd Graders only.
Wednesday, February 4
PTA Executive Board Meeting
8:35 AM
PTA Exec. Board to meet in the Main Office Conference Room.
Thursday, February 5
2nd Grade Music Performance - reschedled to 3/5
8:45 AM
Friday, February 6
Kindergarten & 1st Grade Parent Reading Workshop
8:35 AM

Tuesday, February 10
5th Grade Music Concert
6:30 PM
All 5th Grade Musicians will perform this evening!
Wednesday, February 11
SLT Meeting
4:30 PM
School Leadership Team to meet in the Main Office Conference Room.
Thursday, February 12
PTA Meeting
Valentine Bake Sale
Monday, February 16
Mid-Winter Recess (2/16 - 2/20)
Tuesday, February 17
Mid-Winter Recess (2/16 - 2/20)
Wednesday, February 18
Mid-Winter Recess (2/16 - 2/20)
Thursday, February 19
Mid-Winter Recess (2/16 - 2/20)
Friday, February 20
Mid-Winter Recess (2/16 - 2/20)
Monday, February 23
School Resumes from Mid-Winter Recess

Wednesday, March 4
PTA Executive Board Meeting
8:35 AM
PTA Exec. Board to meet in the Main Office Conference Room.

Today, 1/31/2015
High: 21 Low: 20
4% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 2/1/2015
High: 31 Low: 16
Mostly cloudy
28% chance of precipitation.