Parent Workshops

Parent Workshop in February 2019

How can we keep our children safe on the internet?

Come and learn more at our  Internet Safety  Parent Information  Workshop

 Presented by:

 (ICL) Institute for Community Living

Family Resource Center


The workshop will cover:

-The dangers of the internet

-How to keep personal information safe

-Teaching children to be safe on the internet.

-Using internet filters and monitors

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

2:45-3:45 pm      Room 102

Child Care will be provided by School Settlement Association

RSVP to Ms. Kowalski, Parent Coordinator,



Parent Workshop in January 2019

January 8, 2019 :Prioritizing & Organizing - Presented by (ICL) Institute for Community Living Family Resource Center at PS 34 starting at 9 am.

January 8, 2019: Grade 3-5 Willy Wonka Disney Theater Parent Information sessions 2:45-3:15   & 5:00-5:30 pm.

 NYC Department of Health Winter Workshops Flyer for the New Year 2019-pdf 1.pdf 



Parent Workshops in December 2018

December 3, 2018: Parent Holidays Around the World Workshop 8:45 am

December 4, 2018: Parent Holidays Around the World Workshop 2:45 pm

December 5, 2018: Parent Holidays Around the World Workshop 5:30 pm

December 17, 2018: Holiday Blues Parent Workshop: Tips for getting through the stresses of the Holiday Season 2:45 pm

Parent  Workshops in November 2018

Understanding the Middle School Application Process (5th Grade): Presented by Ms. Kowalski: November 9, 2018 at 2:45 pm room 102. Informs participants about middle school choices, and how the application process works.                                                                                                   

 Tips for Academic Success -Presented by New York Psychotherapy & Counseling Center (NYPCC). November 15, 2018 at 2:45 pm in the PS 34 Kindergarten Cafeteria.                                          

“Let Me Show You How”-Math tips workshop for grades 1-5.  Presented by the Dial A Teacher Program representative Ms. Gourdine (UFT). November 27, 2018 at 2:45 pm room 204. Parents are taught some of the common core strategies the children are using in class.


4th Grade Fluency Workshop Math 10-18-20





For questions, contact Ms. Deise Kowalski, Parent Coordinator at  or call 718 389-5842.      





School Food Lunch Menu


Click on image for printable school lunch menus 




Summer Program Resource Fair 2019!

Explore your summer options, meet summer camp representatives and learn from the experts about day and sleep a way opportunities.

Tuesday, February 12, 2019
6-8 PM
Brooklyn Borough Hall Community Room
209 Joralemon Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

For more information contact Elena Romero at 917-554-3765 or

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Summer in the City offers a variety of free and exciting opportunities through the Summer Academy and Summer School programs.

Students spend the summer participating in engaging lessons and hands-on STEM activities, along with taking field trips to museums, parks, and other cultural sites.

Summer in the City provides transportation and all students will receive a free, healthy breakfast and lunch. 

Applications for the Summer Academy enrichment programs are open March 18 to April 26. Learn more about the Summer Academy programs, including student eligibility and how to apply at


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The Citizenship Project at the NY Historical Society

The Citizenship Project is a FREE program to prepare legal permanent residents for the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services Exam (USCIS) naturalization test. Engage parents and strengthen community ties by bringing this grant-funded program into your neighborhood school.  

Courses take place on-site at the New-York Historical Society on Saturdays, weekday evenings, and weekday mornings. Morning, evening, and Saturday classes are offered at various locations across New York City.

For more information about the project, please click here: 

Have questions regarding immigration?


Chancellor Letter on Immigration:  January 30, 2017

Below you will find various information regarding immigration rights.  

 Community Toolkit.pdf 

 Emergency Plan in Case of Deportation.pdf 

 Fraud Unit District Attorney Letter.pdf 

 Fraud Unit District Attorney Pamphlet.pdf 

 List of Free Legal Service Providers.pdf 

 Police Encounters for Non Citizens.pdf  

Questions About Deportation.pdf 

 Test Questions for Naturalization.pdf 

Useful Immigration Numbers:

  • If you have been arrested/Convicted and you want to know what the immigration consequences are, call  The Immigration Defense Project at 212-705-6422
  • To determine if you have a final order of removal call the Case Status Information Line at 1-800-898-7180
  • For Referrals to low-cost and free legal service providers, contact The New American Hotline at 800-566-7636 (Open Monday-Friday 9 am- 8 pm)
  • Your family can find you a private immigration attorney (
  • To receive information on legal resources and report suspected cases of fraud, call the New Americans Hotline 800-566-7636
  • to learn more about common scams targeting immigrants, and to access community materials, visit 



 Parent Coordinator Newsletter

 January 2019 page 1,   January 2019 page 2

 December 2018 page 1 ,December 2018 page 2

November 2018 page 1  November 2018 page 2

 October 2018 page 1 October 2018 Edition page 2

 Home and School Connection

 2-2019 Home School Connection

 1-2018 Home School Connection

 12-2019 Home School Connection  

  11-2018 Home School Connection

10-2018 Home School Connection

 9-2018 Home School Connection



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Featuring news, tips, and programs at work in City schools, The Morning Bell keeps readers up-to-date about the exciting things happening inside our classrooms every day. Bookmark The Morning Bell today on your computer and mobile browser, and subscribe to receive email updates with each new post.


Stay Warm NYC

 If you don’t have heat/hot water file online or w/311 App:

Dress in layers if you’re going out . Read more #wintersafety, safe home heating & #firesafety tips w/@NYPDNews: & @NYCOEM:

2018–19  Achieve NYC Guide to NYC Public Schools


The new 2018–19  edition of Achieve NYC Guide to NYC Public Schools are now available.  

The guide is available in ten languages and offers families an easy-to-read overview of the DOE’s policies, school- and district-level supports, and academic expectations for students. The guide also includes useful tips for supporting students at home, in the classroom, and during the college application process. 

Additional hard copies will be available in the main office and Parent Teacher Conferences Night in the School Cafeteria.  

Click HERE for English Guide.

Click HERE for Spanish Guide.

Click HERE for French Guide. 

Click HERE for Chinese Guide.

Click HERE for a link to other language guides. 


Coffee Time with the Parent Coordinator



Parents are invited to join Ms. Kowalski, Parent Coordinator for some coffee this month and stay for a "Sip and Paint" after our discussion.

*Thursday * February 28, 2019 at 8:45 am.

Participants will be taught to paint a serene scene on canvas with acrylic paints while sipping some coffee.

RSVP on at or

Lets put habit 7 into actions and "Sharpen the Saw"
(self renewal & self care)