Time seems to be flying by, but for many families, the midwinter recess is a great time to slow things down and create some special memories. The 2019 midwinter break kicks off for New York City public schools on Saturday, February 16 and continues through Sunday, February 24, giving kids 9 full days of holiday playtime. To help you make the most of the February vacation, we've rounded up 35 things to do with kids across all five boroughs. Click here to view the list of activities!
This year’s Lunar New Year’s celebration will take place on February 9th, 2019. Flushing, Queens is home to the largest Chinese community in New York City. There will be a parade and performances from local groups to help celebrate. The meeting point for the parade is:
Apply Now for Exciting STEM Enrichment Programs for Spring Break! Kindergarten through grade 12 students can apply nowto attend exciting spring break STEM enrichment and experiential learning programs. A wide range of programs are offered. Explore, tinker, discover, and design with us! Don’t miss out, spots are limited and the application deadline is Friday, February 15.
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.