The Prideland comes to PS/IS 268!!!
We are so fortunate to have dedicated Teachers, Staff and Parent volunteers who helped to transform our auditorium into an African savannah. It is here that the young lion prince Simba unshackles the reign of terror of his diabolical Uncle Scar to restore the natural order to the Circle of Life; becoming the Lion King!
Relive the captivating performance by viewing some highlights from a truly unforgettable performance by our very own students at PS/IS 268!!
World Read Aloud Day-February 1st, 2019
World Read Aloud Day (WRAD) has raised awareness to the importance of sharing stories by encouraging participants to choose a book, find an audience, and read aloud!
Enjoy some snapshots of PS/IS 268's first ever participation in this global event!
PS/IS 268's Disney FUNdraising Week!!
Students participate in fun activities to raise money for the production of our Summer 2019 performance of The Lion King [jr].
Storybook Character Day 2018!
PS/IS 268 celebrates its love of learning and literacy by hosting our annual storybook character day! Both Students and Staff look forward to this fun activity where we bring characters to life by using costumes and other simple props that celebrate our love of books!
Can you name the characters that are depicted by our dedicated staff and students?
Hispanic Heritage Celebration! Oct, 2018
PS/IS 268 observes National Hispanic Heritage Month by acknowledging the contributions of people who came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, Central America, and South America. Recognizing their culture and legacy of traditions enhances our future!
Dad's bring your child to school ~September 18, 2018
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. Once again Councilman Daneek Miller attended P.S./ I.S. 268 's "Dad's bring your child to school day" imparting wonderful community initiatives that fathers [and all those in the community] could take advantage of for the progression of our students and their families. Fathers were treated to light refreshments provided by our wonderful P.T.A. and an engaging program organized by our Parent Coordinator, Ms. Simms.
What a well supported event by our school "Dad's!"
PS/IS 268 presents: "Aladdin-for Kids" !
"Best school play EVER performed --hands down!!"
These were comments that were heard from performance goers as they were exiting the auditorium. Please relive the magic through some photos from our students theatrical performance of Disney's Aladdin-for Kids.
268 performs : Disney's Aladdin for Kids!
Multicultural Day Celebration!
Were you in attendance at PS/IS 268's annual Multicultural Event on Friday, May 25,2018? If not, you missed out on an entire day of food, folks and fun!
Entire families were invited to our school to share elements of their culture or ethnicity with other members of the school community through dress, food, dance, arts and many other things that make cultures unique.
Please enjoy some of the highlights of the day through our photographs, and hopefully you'll plan to be here next year for this unforgettable annual event!!!
PS/IS 268 observes Teacher Appreciation Week , May 7-11, 2018
PS/IS 268 2nd annual "Bring your child to work day"
April 26th was deemed national bring your child to work day-- PS/IS 268 welcomed staff and their children to our school!
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!
Friday-Disney Costume Contest !
& Faculty ZUMBA!!
P.S./I.S. 268 observes P.S. I Love You day! ~~ February 9, 2018 ~~
P.S. I Love you day is intended to make us aware of the need to spread love to decrease bullying and promote mental health awareness. On the second Friday of every February, we wear purple to show our support for the message to foster kindness and to show love creating a welcoming environment not just in our school but throughout our community as well.
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 hosts the Queens-wide District 29 Spelling Bee!
Congratulations to our "District 29 Queens-wide" spelling bee Finalist!!!
(left to right) Sahara Baksh and Ameen Chowdhury
they'll be moving on to compete in the City-wide competition!!!
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