Mrs. Robinson-Etkins

Acting Principal

Welcome to 
PS/IS 119Q
The Glendale

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PS/IS 119 is a K-8 New York City Public School based in Glendale, NY.  Our mission is to meet the varied needs of our students in all aspects of their academic career.  This will include inquiry, learning, exploration and fun!

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BOOK DROP OFF/YEARBOOK & DIPLOMA PICKUP

Dear Grade 8 Families, On Wednesday, June 23rd and Thursday, June 24th, we will have TEXTBOOK/MATERIALS DROP OFF and a YEARBOOK/DIPLOMA PICKUP days for our 2021 REMOTE graduates.

PLEASE CLICK ON THE LETTER FOR MORE INFORMATION.

District 24 Town Hall Meeting on

June 24, 2021.  

English

Chinese

Spanish

PARENT SNACK AND CHAT

There will be a Parent Snack and Chat with

Mrs. Robinson on June 22, 2021 at 6pm.  Please check the flyer for the zoom link. 

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WE NEED YOUR SIGNATURE!  SAFETY IS KEY!

Please scan and sign this petition to have a traffic light placed at the corner of 78th Avenue and 75th Street.  

YOUR VOICE COUNTS!!

WE NEED AT LEAST 500 SIGNATURES!



See our Events Page for the Virtual NJHS Ceremony
 



Congratulations to Muna in 8th Grade!

Her artwork was selected to be featured in this
year’s Queens Borough Arts Festival! 


Covid 19- Exposure letter

Return to School letter 


Student Poets for DOE Chancellor's Conference

The theme for this year’s Chancellor’s Conference Day on June 3rd is Equity and Access in Education and the DOE is inviting 3-4 students to read their own poems on the subject!

 

The students can simply record themselves so they do not need to attend. Their poem, however, will be seen by hundreds of DOE staff and leadership!  Please submit your recordings to cmarquez@risingground.org if you wish to participate.


SAFETY TOWN HALL MEETING

Please see the presentation and recording of the Safety Meeting on May 11th.  This meeting discussed
Covid guidelines, capacity and Internet Safety
Presentation Link

Recording Link

SCHOOL SPIRIT WEEK!
May 24-May 28

See flyer for information and what each day's theme is

PS/IS 119 Families!
See our new 119 Glendale Newsletter-May
for schoolwide information


To be able to appropriately plan for all celebrations, please RSVP to our kindergarten, 5th grade, and 8th grade ceremonies using the link in the attached flyer.

RSVP with this link by May 21st. 

Make sure to respond whether you are attending remotely or in-person.

Thank you!

YOUR VOTE COUNTS!
Voting for CCEC members starts on May 1st.   
See the flyer for more information

For information on Specialized High School results
Read this letter from our Guidance Counselors
Ms. Lyons and Ms. Koniak


Unplug and Explore STEAM Summer Institute
1 week camps for students in grades 1-9.
See flyer for more information


To All Grade 8 Families
Please complete the following survey so that we can gather your feedback about our Grade 8
Graduation Ceremony!

Grade 8 Graduation Ceremony Survey

OPT IN MESSAGE from Mrs. Foster

 

Attention K-5 Families that Opted-In to Blended Learning:

If you submitted a request to transition your child to blended learning we will be contacting you in the upcoming weeks.  At that time, we will discuss this transition and scheduling.  

Please do not send your child to the school building on Monday, April 12th.  

 

Attention 6-8th Grade Families that Opted-In to Blended Learning:

If you submitted a request to transition your child to blended learning we will be contacting you in the upcoming weeks if there is an open spot.  Please do not send your child to the school building on Monday, April 12th.  

 

Thank you!!!!

 

Holly Foster

Assistant Principal

Dear Families,

Please use the following link to access the Student Participation Guide for Parents which outlines further information about the administration of the NYS Exams.

https://www.schools.nyc.gov/learning/testing/student-participation-guide

**Link to the new NYCDOE Family Update newsletter**

Contains important dates and information

***Parent's Association Registration and Election***

Please see REVISED letter regarding the PTA election meeting tomorrow which also includes an emergency vote for four School Leadership Team vacancies
 

FOR FAMILIES OF BLENDED STUDENTS:


The NYCDOE and Office of Arts and Special Projects has a music program for kids.

Salute to Music-Free Saturday Music Program is open to students in Grades 4-8
Read this Flyer to find out about this program

 

There is also a Middle School Arts Boot Camp  to be held virtually in
September 2021

See this flyer for details

 

FAMILIES OF FULLY REMOTE STUDENTS:  At this time, Fully Remote students will NOT return to the building.  Parents CANNOT opt back in or request to switch to blended learning.  They will continue to be fully remote. 

If you have not already done so, please sign up for your child's NYCSA
(NYC student account)
.  
See our Parents page for more information and a helpful setup guide video.

Virtual Field Trips
See this document to learn more
about
virtual field trips for kids in grades 3-12
 

Run for a Seat on a Council Elections 2021:
Read this letter to learn--Application period is OPEN!

 

Child Mind Institute - Caregiver Support Series
See Our Guidance Page


Check the Extra Curricular Activities Page 

Check Covid-19 page for information

Kindergarten Admissions for 21-22 school year

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FOR PARENTS!!

Check the page for meeting recordings as well. 
Check the Parents Page often for any Information, Details, and Workshops

IMPORTANT!!

Update your learning preference to go fully remote



Health Screening forms are on the
Covid-19/Health page


Need Technical help?
Go to the Parent Resource Page

for NYCDOE technical help for families. 

 

Bell Schedule/Entry/Dismissal Information


Visitors...
Please check the
Visitor Information page
for building requirements

Check the Academics Page for information on NYCstudents and
Google Classroom Accounts
 for your child!


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