PS/IS 268 observes Teacher Appreciation Week , May 7-11, 2018



Disney FUNdraising Week of activities March 12-19, 2018!


 In an effort to raise money for our school's production of Disney's Aladdin, P.S. /I.S. 268 hosted a week-long FUNdraiser (emphasis on FUN) of exciting activities for our students to take part in. The week's schedule was as follows:

Monday-Send a "Genie"gram!

Tuesday-Photo Op day with a Disney character!

Wednesday-Pi(e) Day, Pie a teacher in the face!

Thursday-Bake Sale!

Friday-Disney Costume Contest !

&  Faculty  ZUMBA!!

P.S./I.S. 268 Honors Black History Month!

In the United States, the month of February is observed as Black History Month or National African American History Month wherein we remember the important contributions and achievements of African Americans throughout our nation’s history. 

P.S./ I.S. 268 celebrates this  month with a very special P.T.A. meeting that included an Afro-American Poet and Author as well as an African performer who helped us to understand African traditional songs and dances that are  imbedded with meaning and symbols that reflect the cultural beliefs and lifestyle. 

It was truly a memorable event!  




CDEC District 29Q /District 29 Community Superintendent Office host it's First ever History Fair!

P.S./I.S. 268 students participate in the District 29Q history fair sponsored by CDEC 29Q and the District 29 Community Superintendent’s Office .   

Congratulations to all of our students whose projects were selected and displayed at the fair! 

We are very proud of all of our students who had a share!

PS/IS 268 host its Annual preliminary spelling bee competition!!!

PS/IS 268 held its annual spelling bee at our local school in preparation for its finalist to compete in the Queens-wide national spelling bee competition. 

Here are some snapshots from the exciting assembly held on Friday, November 10,2017 



PS/IS 268 celebrates Hispanic Heritage!

Hispanic Heritage Month is an official U.S. observance. The month is a time to learn about and recognize the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.  We  pay  tribute to the generations of Hispanic Americans who have positively influenced and enriched our nation and society.


PS/IS 268 participates in NYCDOE "Dad's take your child to school day!" September 19, 2017

As part of New York State’s commitment to promote responsible fatherhood, one day in September has been set aside for fathers and father-figures to take their children to school as a way of becoming more involved in their child’s education throughout the year.  This year P.S./ I.S. 268 's "Dad's take your child to school day"  was supported by Councilman, Daneek Miller. 

Front Center: D. Miller (Councilman), L. Grant-Stewart (Principal), From left to right: E. Perez (PTA), S. Estrada (PTA), D. Simms(Parent Coordinator), D. Rosenthal (PTA),C. Caipa (PTA), A. Psarris (Librarian), Z.Karim (PTA) 


P.S./I.S. 268 observes First ever ~~P.S. I Love You Day!

February 10, 2017

P.S. I Love You Day is held every second Friday of February.   On this day we ask everyone to wear purple to represent standing up against bullying, help end depression, and ultimately prevent suicide. We hope that on this day you walk around your community, school, or work office and see a sea of purple. We hope that you hear nothing but positive messages that make you feel special, loved, and remind you, you truly are never alone.

Senior T-Shirt Day! @ P.S./I.S. 268 ~ June 2017