Dream, Believe and Achieve at PS 188Q
P.S. 188 Kingsbury
JANET CARAISCO, PRINCIPAL
218-12 HARTLAND AVENUE, QUEENS, NY 11364Phone: 718-464-5768
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At Public School 188 our mission is to create a collaborative school community with staff and parents actively involved in the learning process and dynamically engaged in decision making. Our varied energies are dedicated and focused on educating the whole child. By providing standards-driven instruction, a nurturing environment and developing social skills, we will create a community of lifelong learners.
Special ProgramsPeer Tutoring, Suzuki Violin and Cello, Project Arts, Project Literacy, Hands-on Science, Desktop Publishing and Telecommunications.
Extracurricular ActivitiesAfter school programs funded by parents includes sports, computers, dance, architecture, chess, TADA dramatic arts, and early childhood literacy.
After School CenterThe PTA operates a self-sustaining after-school program. There are fall and spring semesters. The children select from various recreational activities. Session days may vary. The program runs from 3:20 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. After-school center is alive with fun and friendship. The program will run for 15 sessions.After school programs funded by parents includes sports, computers, dance, chess, cooking, yoga and early childhood literacy.
Our CommunityWe had partnerships with the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts and support from the N.Y.C. School Volunteers program.
About Our SchoolSpecial Academic Programs -Peer Tutoring, Suzuki Violin and Cello, Project Read, Project Arts, Project Literacy, Hands-on Science, Desktop Publishing and Telecommunications.
Community Support- We had partnerships with the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts and support from the N.Y.C. School Volunteers program.
Parent/School Support- PTA meetings, classroom volunteers, grant writing, assistance with the Suzuki violin and cello programs, and participation in the School Leadership Team. We offer parenting skills workshops, and educational issues are reviewed at frequent PTA meetings in a hands-on/discussion approach.
Professional Development- Teachers College Reading / Writing Project, Math Workshops.