What's New at Public School 52 Queens?

Events in our school:

September
Welcome back to school night! Thank you to all of the parents, teachers, and students who attended. It was great to see everyone again. So many wonderful people came out. Let's keep up the great work. Together we can make a difference!

October
Character Day: October 2013
All students (and staff) are encouraged to come to school dressed as their favorite book character: Amazing Grace, Olivia, Harry Potter, Cinderella, Nate the Great, even Moody Judy! Also join us for our Character Day parade as we celebrate the fun in reading. Take a look at our photo album and see if you can recognize any characters from our previous years.

November
School
Elections:
November 2013
Classroom elections will be held on Tuseday, November 19th. School wide elections will follow. Let's campaign and vote for our school leaders!

Parent-Teacher Conferences:
Our students have made personal learning goals and are working steadfastly to meet those goals. Parent-Teacher afternoon and evening is a wonderful opportunity to come into the classroom and see the hard work that is taking place and the progress being made by our students towards meeting their personal goals.
 
Thanksgiving Classroom Feasts: To be determined by each classroom teacher.
We're happy to celebrate, share (and eat!) delicious and nutritious foods as we give thanks for the many privileges we have been given. Please look for grade-level and or teacher notices to advise when classroom feasts will be scheduled. This is always a really fun and festive time in school!   

Thanksgiving Recess: November 28th and November 29th. 

Veteran's Day: November 11th, 2013 (School's closed)
Thank you to all of our protectors in the U.S. Military for your service to our country. We salute you, honour you, and remember you.


December

Winter Recess: December 24th, 2013 to January 1st, 2014
Enjoy the winter recess! Many wishes for a wonderful and prosperous new year.

Students return to school on January 2nd.

January
Dr. Martin Luther King Memorial: January 20th (School's closed) 


February

Oratorical Contest: January 2014
Elected representatives from each classroom will gather and deliver a "powerful" speak in the tradition of the great orators in the past. We have a stage. We have a microphone. We have a message! Let's hear what our students have to say.

Mid-Winter Recess: February 2014
Enjoy the mid-winter recess, but remember that the 2013 Science Fair is coming soon. Students should work on projects and get them presentation-ready for the PS52 Q Science and Technology Fair.

March
Dr. Seuss' Birthday: March 3rd 


April
Spring Recess: April 2014
Many wishes for a wonderful new spring season! 

ELA NY State Assessment: Grades 3-5
Tuesday, April 1st
Wednesday, April 2nd
Thursday, April 3rd 

Mathematics NY State Assessment: Grades 3-5

Wednesday, April 30th
Thursday, May 1st
Friday, May 2nd


May
Earth Day/Kite day celebrations: May 19, 2014

Career day: May 15, 2014


Science and Technology Fair:
TBA


May Day celebration: May 23, 2014


Honor Roll: 
Grades 2 & 3
    May 20th, 2014

Honor Roll: Grade 1              May 22nd, 2014
Honor Roll: Grades 4 & 5    May 28th, 2014

NY State  Science Assessment: 
Grade 4      May 24-May 30

Memorial Day: May 26th, 2014
Thank you to all of our protectors in the U.S. Military for your service to our country. We salute you, honour you, and remember you.

June
NY State  Science Assessment: 
Grade 4   June 2nd


Moving Up Ceremony
Pre-K and K - June 12th, 2014


School Barbecue: June 17th, 2014


Graduation Commencement Ceremony 
Grade 5 - June 20th, 2014


School Carnival: June 21st, 2014

June 26th will be the last day of school. Have a wonderful summer! We'll see you in September.   

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