November Important Dates
Thursday, November 4th 11:30 Dismissal- Parent Teacher Conferences
Turkey Trot Friday, November 5th
Thursday, November 11th NO SCHOOL VETERAN'S DAY
Friday, November 12th PS/MS146 is a Pop Vaccination Site ages 5-11 from 7:00am-11:00am
Thursday, November 18th PTA Meeting @ 7:00pm
Wednesday, November 24th Wear Flannel Day
Thanksgiving Recess No School Thursday November 25th & Friday November 26th
- Where: Call 212-777-3380
- Who: Students in kindergarten through 12th grade
- Hours: Monday through Thursday, 4 to 7 p.m. when school is in session
- What: Homework help line for students, run by classroom teachers
- Languages spoken: Armenian, Bengali, Chinese, English, French,
- Haitian-Creole, Korean, Russian, Spanish and Tagalog
- Subjects available: English, math, science and social studies
146Q Vision Statement: At 146Q, we strive to ensure equity as we prepare and motivate our students for a global society by teaching them critical thinking skills, varied perspectives, perseverance and a respect for cultural differences, for them to be proactive members of society today and tomorrow.
Mission Statement: Or mission is for staff, parents, and the 146Q community to encourage a desire for learning, academic excellence, respect for one another and our differences. We are dedicated to the intellectual, personal, social and physical growth of our students. Through a variety of culturally responsive experiences, our students discover their potential, achieve readiness for college and careers, and succeed in a safe and caring environment.
146Q Focus/Priority Statement: Building teacher capacity through ongoing professional learning and feedback, to deliver culturally responsive instruction that promotes meaningful conversations and insights into student thinking.
Instructional Focus: To engage students in culturally responsive productive struggle and problem solving that demonstrates their thinking and knowledge across content areas.
News from Mrs. Amato
Respect for All is our system-wide response to bullying and harassment. We are committed to keeping our schools safe, supportive, and free from discrimination. Students who believe they have been the target of bullying or intimidating behavior, harassment or discrimination by another student or by a staff member, and all students with knowledge of such behavior, should report the incident immediately. Please report your concerns immediately to our school’s Respect For All Liaison or to any other staff member.
Respect For All Liaison: Mrs Michele Amato
Contact Information: (718) 843-4880 ext 1162
You can learn more about the procedures for filing complaints of bullying or harassment and the DOE policy in Chancellor’s Regulation A-831 and A-832 by clicking on the link below: https://www.schools.nyc.gov/school-life/school-environment/respect-for-all
CHECK OUT PS/MS 146Q Virtual Calming Room created by Mrs Amato.
The Virtual Calming Room is a place for students , parents, caregivers and staff to find resources and activities for Social emotional learning , Mindfulness, Coping Skills, COVID-19 Resources and some fun activities
WE ARE A UNIFORM SCHOOL
- TOPS: Long or short sleeve three-button polo shirts or solid tee shirt in navy, white, light blue or black. No logos.
- BOTTOMS: Slacks, leggings, sweats, skirts, skorts or walking shorts (to the knee) in solid navy, khaki or black SHOES: Safe, sturdy footwear; NO sandals, flip flops, slides or open toe shoes.
ALL STUDENTS ARE EXPECTED TO BE ON TIME AND IN UNIFORM EVERYDAY
**PLEASE NOTE: ALL QUESTIONS REGARDING SCHOOL SPIRIT ATTIRE SHOULD BE ADDRESSED TO OUR PTA - PTA146@yahoo.com
Halloween/Orange and Black Day Pictures 2021
Grades 1 through 3 - 7:40-8:00am eat breakfast in the Cafeteria.
Grades 4 and 5 - 7:40-8:00am grab breakfast in the main lobby and eat in the auditorium.
Grades 6, 7, 8 - Grab and go breakfast in the main lobby. Students eat grab and go breakfast in Classroom.
Hot lunch is now available for FREE for the remainder of the 21-22 school year. Students always have the option of brining their own lunch to school.
- COMPLETED LUNCH FORMS = SCHOOL FUNDING. PLEASE COMPLETE YOURS TODAY!
- Please click the following link to complete your form online
- QUESTIONS??? CALL SCHOOL FOOD CUSTOMER SERVICE: (877)363-6325
ALL SCHOOL VISITORS MUST SIGN IN AT SECURITY AND SHOW PROPER IDENTIFICATION.
All visitors must wear a face covering when on school property which includes the schoolyard and all sidewalks around the school building.
Social distancing guideline must be followed by all visitors.
THE NEW YORK CITY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION SCHOOL WIDE DISCIPLINE CODE
REGULAR SCHOOL HOURS
3K, PRE-K & Kgtn.: Monday - Friday 8:00 A.M. - 2:20 P.M.
Enter and Exit through class doors in the small playground on 99th Street
ALL OTHER STUDENTS: 8:00 A.M. - 2:20 P.M.
GRADES 1 & 2& 3: Enter through exit 8 on side school yard (gate closest to 158th Ave. on 99th St.) and dismiss exit 7 in the large school yard.
GRADES 4: Enter through exit 7 in the large schoolyard ( to the left of the small playground) and exit through 5 on side of auditorium.
GRADE 5: Enter through exit 7 in the large schoolyard by the playground. Dismissal from exit 2 on 159th Street.
GRADE 6: Enter through the main door on 99th Street. Dismissal from exit 3 on 159th Street.
GRADES 7 & 8: Enter and exit through the main door on 99th Street.
Grades 1-5 many start entering the building at 7:40 if they want breakfast. Grades 6-8 will be able to have a grab & go breakfast.
If you need assistance with a particular page or document on our current site, please contact our Parent Coordinator, Lori Messina (LMessina5@schools.nyc.gov) to request assistance.
PTA EMAIL: PTA146@YAHOO.COM
Welcome Back!! Please see the attached Welcome Letter.
Here is the link for this years Parent Handbook for your review.
The child being registered must be present
Parent/Guardian of the child
(2) Two proofs of address
(Utility Bill, Mortgage Statement, Any NYC or NYS issued document)
Child's birth certificate/passport
Child's immunization records
Parents and legal guardians can now view their child's confidential NYC FITNESSGRAM results online on their NYC SCHOOLS ACCOUNT. We encourage you to create an account if you do not already have one. See the NYC Schools Account FAQ for details on how parents can sign up for an account. If you are unable to access the NYC Schools Account, ask your child's Physical Education teacher to print out a report for you. Reports for this school year will be available by mid-May. The information in these reports is private and will not be displayed or made public; the results are not part of your child's academic record.
ATTENTION PARENTS & GUARDIANS
PS/MS 146 IS AN ALLERGY AWARE SCHOOL.
Please keep this in mind when preparing your children's lunches, snacks and birthday celebrations.
Due to COVID-19 there will be no sharing of snacks and no in school birthday celebrations.
Many children are highly allergic to nuts.
Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.
FREE AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
FREE AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS AT PS/MS 146Q 20-21
New York Edge Sports & Arts in Schools Foundation (SASF)
Catering to students in Grades K - 5
Contact: Barbara Luciano, Assistant Director
via email: ps146q@Newyorkedge.org
Monday - Friday 2:00PM - 4:30PM