Announcements

  • NYC Kids RISE Save for College Program for Kindergarten Students

    The NYC Department of Education has partnered with the nonprofit NYC Kids RISE, Inc. on the NYC Kids RISE Save for College Program. This free program provides families, schools, and communities with a way to work together to save for their children’s futures. It’s a scholarship and savings program designed to make college and career training more accessible and achievable for all NYC public school students, starting in kindergarten—regardless of their family’s income or immigration status.

    Who is qualified for this program?
    Kindergarten students who:
    •begin kindergarten during the 2021-22 academic year, and
    •are enrolled in a participating school.

    How do you participate:
    Your child will be automatically enrolled in the Save for College Program unless
     you choose not to participate by “opting out.” You do not have to do anything to
     receive a free NYC Scholarship Account.

    Parents/guardians who do not wish to participate can opt-out by accessing your NYCSchools account or by returning the Opt-out paper form to school.  
    •Opt-Out Notice and form for Parents & Guardians https://bit.ly/3ocRHCi  
    (Paper forms were backpacked last week and posted on Parent Square)
    For More information contact NYC Kids RISE at (833) 543-7473,
     info@nyckidsrise.org, or visit www.nyckidsrise.org

    The opt-out request deadline has been extended to December 31, 2021.

    (Forms will be accepted by December 23. from December 23-31 opt-out must be completed on the NYC schools account

    DOE website Information: https://www.schools.nyc.gov/learning/student-journey/college-and-career-planning/nyc-kids-rise-save-for-college-program

    PS 34 Oliver H. Perry
  • November PTA Meeting

    Save the date: Virtual PTA meeting Tuesday, December 14th @ 6:15 pm. 

    Zoom Meeting
    (link coming soon)

    PS 34 Oliver H. Perry
  • 2nd Dose COVID19 Vaccination for Children at PS 34 Wednesday, December 8, 2021

    2nd Dose COVID19 Vaccination for Children at PS 34 Wednesday, December 8, 2021

    In partnership with the City’s vaccination effort, vaccine providers are returning to PS 34 on December 8th to offer the SECOND DOSE of Pfizer vaccinations to eligible students ages 5-11 to make it as easy as possible to stay safe.  

    Appointment needed for vaccinations inside the school building.  

    At PS 34 we are organizing vaccines in the school cafeteria (Entrance on Eckford Street) by appointment.  To make an appointment please visit: https://signup.com/go/yXRBowb

     No appointments are needed for the outdoor mobile unit in front of the school. Walk-ins welcomed.

    PS 34 Oliver H. Perry
  • Looking for Afterschool Options?

    Afterschool Options - 2021-22

    The PTA has compiled a list of afterschool programs that parents may find useful.

    This list will be updated as programs provide more information or new programs are added.

    Visit: https://www.ps34pta.org/afterschool

    PS 34 Oliver H. Perry
  • Department of Education Device Help

    Do you need technical support, assistance to fix a broken device, or are dealing with a lost or stolen device? Call DOE’s IT Help desk at 718-935-5100 and press 5 to get assistance.

     You can also get quick help online:

    ·         Browse tech support topics: schools.nyc.gov/technicaltools

    ·         File a tech support ticket: schools.nyc.gov/techsupport

    ·         Get support with a DOE-issued iPad: schools.nyc.gov/ipadfixes

    ·         Issues with your Internet connection: schools.nyc.gov/internet(Open external link)

    PS 34 Oliver H. Perry
  • Sign-Up for NYC Schools Account

    Get your NYC Schools Account (NYCSA)  account now to see your student’s grades,
    schedule and attendance.

    You’ll have instant access to the covid-19
    consent form and other important documents.

    Just ask your parent coordinator Ms. Deise Kowalski (Dkowalski@schools.nyc.gov) for your personal account creation code and get started today!

    PS 34 Oliver H. Perry
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Updates

Computer Science Week of Coding – December 6-10

Ms. Marshall will work with students in grades k-5 this week on The Hour of Code.

What is the Hour of Code?

The Hour of Code started as a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify "code", to show that anybody can learn the basics, and to broaden participation in the field of computer science. It has since become a worldwide effort to celebrate computer science, starting with 1-hour coding activities but expanding to all sorts of community efforts. 

 a woman teacher sits in front of a tomato hydroponics garden with a white and blue robot 

Happy Holidays

Reminder: 

School Closed for Winter Recess:  December 24 to December 31

Return to school January 3, 2022

 

Mr. Alain Beguoms, PS 34 Principal

  

NYC DOE Chancellor Messages for Families

Update for Families from Chancellor Porter: December 1, 2021 

To read the update in English click HERE 

12-1-2021 Chancellor Family Letter in  Polish

To read these messages in other languages visit  https://www.schools.nyc.gov/about-us/messages-for-families

 

PS 34 in The News and Videos

Spotlight on Schools: District 14 schools spotlighted   

Green STEM Education at PS34 - Go, Green Brooklyn,

Our Green STEM Afterschool students had the chance to meet with the architects and builders from Marble Fairbanks, who are planning and building the new LEED-certified library.  They checked out the “golden shovel” with the President of Brooklyn Public Library, Linda Johnson. Our press team, Madison & Ixchel were busy interviewing attendees. Lana even got some advice from Deputy Brooklyn Borough President, Diana Reyna, on selecting middle schools. Take a look at Greenpoint Starbklyner and greenpointers

Home of the First Polish Dual Language Program