DEVICE REQUEST: If you are in need of a device for remote learning, please submit a request using this link.
July 23, 2021 - Please see the attached 2021-2022 school year supply list by grades.
July 22, 2021 - Please see the family letter from our Chancellor Meisha Porter.
June 17, 2021 - Please see the letter regarding school and DOE iPads returns and iPad Giveback Giveaway for Graduating Seniors.
June 15, 2021- Friendly Reminder NYC School Survey: The deadline to complete the 2021 NYC School Survey has been extended to Friday, June 18. After completing the school survey please fill out the google form and upload a screenshot copy of the receipt in order to participate for the parent target gift card raffle. Please see the letter for more information.
June 14, 2021 - Please see the UPDATED June Agenda for PTA Meeting and SLT Election. Pre-Registration is required.
June 14, 2021 - Our school was in the Brooklyn Report for our Kindness Garden. For more information, please see the article and pictures.
June 14, 2021 - District 20 Community Education Council has created a parent survey around the school experience. Please see the flyer with the survey link.
June 4, 2021 - Please see the June Agenda for PTA Meeting and SLT Election. Pre-Registration is required.
June 1, 2021 - Please see the letter if you wish to be a candidate for a position on the SLT Board 2021- 2022, you must complete and submit the nomination form.
May 26, 2021- P.S. 204 Cares Pediatric Cancer Awareness. Be Bold, Go Gold.
May 25, 2021- NIA/P.S. 204 Family Paint Night! Please see below for our link below for our virtual paint night for today at 5 pm. Join Zoom Meeting. Meeting ID: 881 1630 9646 Passcode: 584677 One tap mobile +16465588656
May 24, 2021 - Dear Families, Please read the important family letter from Chancellor Porter regarding the re-opening of school for Sept.
May 17, 2021 - Please see the attached Relay for Life KOOSH BALLS Fundraiser.
May 17, 2021 - Please see the letter regarding to District 20 Arts Showcase is Live on the Web.
May 17, 2021 - Please see the attached May Agenda for PTA Meeting and Election. Pre-Registration is required.
May 14, 2021 - Please see the information from Universal Service Administrative Co. regarding to the federal government's internet subsidy application is now open. Eligible households will be able to get $50 a month and $100 towards a device.
May 12, 2021 - Dear Families, Just a reminder that tomorrow school will be closed for the observance of Eid-al-Fitir. Students will resume in person learning and remote learning on Friday, May 14th.
May 12, 2021 - Please join us tonight at 5:00 PM for Family Literacy Night. Looking forward to seeing you there!
Topic: Family Literacy Event - 204K
Time: May 12, 2021 05:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 859 3991 3114
May 11, 2021- NYC School Survey Your School. Your Child. Your Voice.
Every year, all parents, teachers, students in grades 6-12 and selected school support staff take the NYC School Survey. The survey helps school leaders understand what key members of their school community think about the learning environment at their school. The information captured by the survey is designed to support a dialogue among all members of the school community about how to make the school a better place to learn. As a reminder the 2021 NYC School Survey administration window is May 10 to June 11.
Online survey: Families should enter “f” followed by their child’s nine-digit Student Identification (OSIS) Number to access the survey. Note that “f” must be lowercase. Families can find their child’s Student Identification Number on their report card, student ID card, or New York City Schools Account (NYCSA). You will receive a confirmation one you submitted your survey successfully. All respondents can go to NYCSchoolSurvey.org to access the survey starting on May 10.
After completing the school survey please label the class. Please print or send a copy of the receipt to your child’s teacher the receipt should said: “Thanks for taking our survey!”
The first three (3) classes to Reach 100% Participation will receive an Ice Cream Voucher from Gotcha Café. (1 Voucher redeemable for 1 Person) Address: 1712 86th St, Brooklyn, NY 11214
May 10, 2021 - Please see the attached information from CEC regarding to "Voting Ends at midnight on Tuesday. Don't miss this historic opportunity to select your education councilmembers!" |Chinese|Arabic|Russian|Spanish|
May 10, 2021 - Dear Families, Enjoy the special montage that Ms. Bugge put together honoring our teachers for Teacher Appreciation Week. Thank you to all our amazing teachers and their continuous dedication to each and every one of their students. Thank you to all our parents who continue to support us and our school community. Enjoy.
May 6, 2021 - Please see the attached link for "Implicit Bias Training Webinar for Parents" from our District 20 Superintendent David Pretto for today at 6pm.
May 5, 2021 - Please see the friendly reminder regarding CEC Elections.
May 4, 2021 - PTA is excited to announced that they will be having an annual plant sale on Friday, May 7th. Please see the flyer above for more information. Face coverings are a must. Thank you.
May 3, 2021 - School communities are encouraged to celebrate teachers during Teacher Appreciation Week from May 3–7. To promote a culture of appreciation and celebration for the resiliency and dedication of our teachers, especially during these difficult times, please do the following: Use this Thank-a-Teacher tool, to send notes of gratitude to recognize teachers. Parents, staff, and students can post photos on their own social media using #ThankATeacherNYC (in accordance with DOE Digital Citizenship and Social Media Guidelines).
May 3, 2021 - Dear Families,Please help us celebrate Teacher Appreciation Spirit Week (May 3-7). Please see the calendar with this week's activities . Be creative and have fun!
May 3, 2021 - Please see the attached flyer for CCELL Virtual Town Hall Event with Chancellor Porter on May 5, 2021 at 6:30pm. |Spanish|Chinese|
April 30, 2021 -Please see the information regarding to NYC Department of Education Press Release "CHANCELLOR PORTER KICKS OFF VOTING PERIOD FOR 2021 COMMUNITY AND CITYWIDE EDUCATION".
April 30, 2021 - Please see the attached information from CEC elections tomorrow.
April 27, 2021 - Please see the letter regarding to Summer Rising Program.
April 26, 2021 - Please see the letter for Relay for Life.
April 23, 2021 - Please see the information for Universal Literacy - Parent University Presentation Series from District 20.
April 21, 2021 - Tomorrow we will be celebrating Earth day please see the letter for more information.
April 21, 2021 - Please see the letter regarding Education Council Elections.
April 16, 2021 - Please join the PTA for their April meeting on Tuesday April 27th at 9am via zoom. We look forward to seeing you.
April 13, 2021 - Picture make-ups and re-takes have been scheduled for Wednesday, April 28, 2021. Please see the attached letter for more information.
April 12, 2021 - Students entering Grades 1st to 12th in September can Apply Now for Exciting STEM Summer Enrichment Programs.
April 9, 2021 - New York City Department Of Education Updates for Families.
April 8, 2021 - Kindergarten offers will be e-mailed to families starting 4/8. Hard copies via USPS will be mailed to families later this month. Starting 4/8 you will have access to your waitlist in MySchools. Once waitlist is available, you will be able to indicate acceptances and declinations on your waitlist screen. Families who applied online will also be able to accept or decline their offer using their MySchools.nyc account, which will also be reflected on your waitlist. Families have until 4/30 to accept or decline their offer.
April 7, 2021 - CEC 20 welcomes you to join us for the April Monthly meetings.
April 7, 2021 - On Friday, April 9, 2021, we will be celebrating “Unity Day”. Please see the flyer for more information.
April 6, 2021 - The DOE invites families to participate in a three-part Parent University virtual series called “Making Learning Work.” The courses include a user-friendly family guide with practical resources, tools, and tips to help students learn at home and school and build and sustain meaningful relationships.
April 5, 2021 - Picture Retake Day: In-person learners will be retaking photos on 4/28 in school.
Remote learners ONLY will schedule appointments online for 4/28. Please follow instructions with the flyer.
March 22, 2021 - Dear Remote Families, Tomorrow is picture day for all our remote students. Remember to be on time for your scheduled appointment. A tent will be set up in our schoolyard. For fifth grade students who are taking a yearbook photo only, must have a photo consent form completed on file. Hard copies will be provided upon arrival. Bring your best smile. Looking forward to seeing you tomorrow. Thank you.
March 22, 2021 - Dear Families, Please find an important message from Chancellor Porter.
March 22, 2021 - Dear Families, On Friday we will be celebrating SEL (Social Emotional Learning) Day! It will be a day of fun and laughter. Please see the flyer for additional information. Thank you for your continued support.
March 15, 2021 - Dear Families, As you already know, PS 204 bought into OPEROO, an online system that helps complete and manage all necessary and important forms (Blue emergency cards, photo/media consent forms, as well as trip forms etc.) We currently have a numerous amount of families who have not activated their account. Therefore, we can not begin sending these forms. Check your email for your login information (username & password). Please activate your account as soon as possible. Attached you will find the link for the login. We greatly appreciate your cooperation.
March 15, 2021 - Dear Families, Hip, Hip, Hooray. It is Picture Day! Parents, please note the day in which your child is scheduled to take their photo. There will be no class photo taken this year, only individuals. Picture day schedule is as follows, Wednesday, March 17th will be for grades K-2. Thursday, March 18th will be for grades 3-5, and Friday, March 19th will be for all remote students who scheduled a time online. Reminder: Fifth grade only who will be using their photo for the year book, must have a completed consent form on file. Hard copies will be available upon entry.
March 8, 2021 - Dear Families, Please read the important letter from Ms. Sainato.
March 1, 2021 - Picture Day: In-person learners will receive a backpacked picture day flyer. In-person learners will be taking photos on the following days, Pre-K to 2nd on 3/17 and for 3rd to 5th grade on 3/18. Schedule is forthcoming.
Remote learners only will schedule appointments online for 3/19. Follow instructions on the link provided. PS 204K 2021-03-19 UG PK-5 Remote Appointment Notice.pdf
February 24, 2021 - Dear Families, Please join Mrs. Sainato as she hosts the first Social-Emotional Check-In Session. Looking forward to seeing you there.
February 5, 2021 - Operoo Parent Training Session is recorded for any families that cannot attend the live meet. Please see the recording and passcode: 5k=%M24y for more information.
January 26, 2021 - We are excited to advise you that we are adopting a new system named Operoo. Some people may have already used this system, previously known as CareMonkey. The Operoo system makes it very easy for you to respond to field trip, camp and other consent forms using your mobile phone, tablet or PC. No more paperwork! Please see the letter for more information.
November 10, 2020 - The NYS Education Department and the NYC Department of Education require that HIV/AIDS education be provided for all students in Kindergarten through Grade 12. Please see the letter from Mrs. Tomasuolo regarding the HIV/AIDS curriculum.
October 19, 2020 - Letter regarding School Testing:
IMPORTANT MESSAGES FROM CHANCELLOR:
All updated information is available at schools.nyc.gov/returntoschool2020.
February 26, 2021 - Please see the important letter from Chancellor Carranza.
December 7, 2020 - Learning Bridges is a program for students in grades 3-K–8, who are participating in blended learning. It will provide free childcare options on the days when students are scheduled for remote-learning instruction. Families can express interest in the Learning Bridges program by completing the online Learning Bridges family interest form.
October 29, 2020: 2020-2021 Family Guide
November 25, 2020 - Please see the attached letter to families from Chancellor Carranza.
November 18, 2020 - Update for Families from Chancellor Carranza.
September 29, 2020 - Update for Families on Covid-19 Testing.
Message from Interim-Acting Community Superintendent Dr. Joseph O'Brien :
September 14, 2020 - Letter to families from Interim-Acting Community Superintendent Dr. Joseph O'Brien.
PS 204 Message: How To Access Your Child's Grades
The DOE is asking schools to use a system called NYSSA ( New York City Student Account) to share report card grades, attendance, and other relevant information with parents. It is very important that you set up your NYC Student Account so that you can access your child's report card remotely. You can access NYCSA online at: Student Account.
If you need assistance creating your account or accessing an existing account, please contact Michele Wei at email@example.com
The DOE has a Webpage for Parents that translates all letters sent home, as well as, Interpretation for Remote Learning resources.
Click on the link below to access:
ATTENTION FAMILIES OF STUDENTS THAT ARE USING PS204 IPADS:
To ensure that all students using PS204 iPads can access all apps needed for remote learning, we have change the Apple ID Password.
When prompted, please enter the new password exactly as it appears below:
Apple ID: Ps204k@aol.com
Please note that this ONLY applies to iPads that were given out at P.S. 204.
TO ALL PARENTS/GUARDIANS:
In order to receive emails from the NYCDOE you must have an email account.
2. If you DO have an email, but have not created a NYC Student Account, please click here.
3. If you already have a NYC Student Account for your children you will be able to receive NYCDOE emails.
Please complete these directions, as soon as possible, so that you and your children can be provided with the most current information. Thank you.
Sign Up For P.S. 204 Text Alert
In an effort to better commnicate school news and updates with parents, P.S. 204 has signed up with Remind. This free service allows P.S. 204 to send text "blasts" to all subscribers. Simply follow the directions below and you will automatically receive any messages we send to the P.S. 204 community. This is a closed system. We will NOT have access to each other's cell phone numbers. You will NOT be able to text back. Our hope is to use the service to give updates and reminders regarding, school schedule changes, conference dates and important community and school events. Sign up for Remind to receive text messages from P.S. 204.
It is our hope that this tool will make it easier for you to do the many things that are demanded of you as a parent and yet still keep you connected and up-to-date with P.S. 204. If you need assistance accessing Remind please contact our Parent Coordinator, Ms. Wei at 718-236-2906 ex. 2545
Directions to Sign Up for Remind:
Just text @ps20 to 81010. Once you text @ps20 to that number you will receive confirmation that you are now subscribed. It's that easy.
TO: 81010 <Enter this number
Message: @ps20 <Text this message
Welcome to P.S. 204's Website!
Our translatable website was carefully designed to fullfill the needs of parents and teachers. We follow the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 and if you need assistance or have any questions, please call Michele Wei at (718) 236-2906 or email at Mwei@schools.nyc.gov
Any student in grades 1-5 returning to the school building during the week of December 7, 2020 must submit a new consent form for COVID-19 testing in school by their first day back in the building. You can submit consent in one of two ways:
The video from the DOE website that shows how the COVID testing procedure works.
PTA membership dues: We appreciate your support and look forward to making this year the best that it can be! If you have any questions, comments, or ideas we are always here to speak with you.
April 16, 2021 - If you wish to be a candidate for a position on the P.T.A.’s Executive Board 2021- 2022, you must complete and submit the nomination form.
January 11, 2021: Please join the PTA for our January meeting via zoom on Wednesday, January 20th at 9am we look forward to seeing you.
December 18, 2020:
PTA December's Meeting Recording.