On the 15th, the New York City Department of Education (DOE) held the "2018 Fall Parent-child English Course Closing Ceremony" at the Public 120 Elementary School. In addition to holding large-scale awards, parents and children were invited to take the stage to share their experiences.
P.S. 120 would like to wish all the students, staff and families a very Happy Holiday. We hope that you enjoy the time off with your family during the holiday break. As you celebrate, don’t forget to review your school work or make time for reading.
Queens Library provides a free curriculum-based afterschool program for children 6-14. The free afterschool program is called STACKS. STACKS operates from 3pm to 5:30 pm Monday-Friday throughout the school year. STACKS Provides your children with homework help and a variety of enrichment activities, as well as STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math).
Here are some questions that can be adapted to any text that your child is reading. By asking your child questions about what they are reading you are supporting their reading and overall enjoyment of the stories that they choose.
We have purchased access to Go Math! Academy™, a supplemental online resource for K-5th grade students to use for math practice at home. ** Contact the Main Office or Parent Coordinator (Ms. Zhao) if you don't have the Access
Thanks to P.S. 120’s participation in the Scholastic Book Fair, parents are able to take advantage of a great discount code. If parents use the coupon code they are able to save 15% on all Schoolastic Book Fair content.
Students in Pre- K- 3rd grade have access to Raz-Kids. Raz-Kids. It is an award-winning resource that provides a library of differentiated books at 29 reading levels. Students can use this to practice reading in school, at home, or on the go.
The Urban Park Rangers paid a visit to some of the P.S. 120 classrooms today and showed our students some of the wildlife they can find in their own backyard! The Rangers gave our students great examples of how they could explore the great outdoors without leaving the city.
P.S. 120 wishes everyone a happy and safe holiday! We hope that our students enjoy their time off and use the free time to read their favorite book or research something fun. This break gives us time to reflect and think about the things that we are thankful for this year.
Parent Teacher Conferences are quickly approaching. On November 15th 2018, conferences will take place at P.S.120 from 12:40pm-2:40 pm and 4:30pm-7:30pm. This is a great opportunity for both parents and teachers to build a partnership with one another so that students receive all of the support that they might need. Below are some effective questions to ask at the upcoming parent-teacher conference.