News & Communication

How Do I Learn About What’s Going On in the School?
The​ ​Weekly​ ​Bulletin:​​ ​Each​ ​Thursday,​ ​you’ll​ ​find​ ​a​ ​bulletin​ ​in​ ​your​ ​child’s​ ​folder​ ​with​ ​the​ ​latest school​ ​and​ ​PTA​ ​information,​ ​including​ ​a​ ​report​ ​by​ ​Principal​ ​Mazza,​ ​reminders​ ​of​ ​important​ ​dates, PTA​ ​news​ ​and​ ​events,​ ​and​ ​more.​ ​This​ ​is​ ​the​ ​most​ ​complete​ ​and​ ​convenient​ ​source​ ​of​ ​information, so​ ​don’t​ ​miss​ ​it!​ ​We’ll​ ​also​ ​send​ ​a​ ​digital​ ​version​ ​to​ ​every​ ​member​ ​of​ ​the​ ​PS​ ​295​ ​Yahoo!​ ​Group (see​ ​below). Below please find the most recent version.
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PS​ ​295​ ​Yahoo!​ ​Group​:​This​ ​is​ ​the​ ​place​ ​to​ ​get answers​ ​from​ ​your​ ​fellow​ ​parents​ ​for​ ​all​ ​your​ ​PS​ ​295​ ​questions.​ ​Request​ ​to​ ​join​ ​or​ ​email our VP of Parent Engagement ​for​ ​an​ ​invitation!

School-wide​ ​Email​ ​list:​ ​​Email​ ​​the VP of Parent Engagement​​ ​to​ ​be​ ​added

How do I Find Out Updates About My Child’s Class?
Class​ ​Parents:​​ ​Class​ ​Parents​ ​share​ ​information​ ​from​ ​the​ ​teacher(s)​ ​and​ ​PTA;​ ​including​ ​updates about​ ​school​ ​and​ ​classroom​ ​activities​ ​​ ​(eg.​ ​field​ ​trips,​ ​parties,​ ​snacks/supplies,​ ​news,​ ​events,​ ​etc). They​ ​also​ ​create​ ​and​ ​distribute​ ​a​ ​class​ ​directory​ ​so​ ​you​ ​can​ ​communicate​ ​with​ ​other​ ​class​ ​families. To​ ​volunteer​ ​to​ ​be​ ​a​ ​Class​ ​Parent,​ ​please​ ​email​ ​our​ ​VP​ ​of​ ​Parent​ ​Engagement.

When Can I Come into the School?
Parent​ ​Engagement​ ​hours​:​ ​(By​ ​Appointment​ ​Only)​ ​Every​ ​Tuesday​ ​afternoon​ ​(2:40pm-3:20pm) teachers​ ​are​ ​available​ ​to​ ​meet​ ​with​ ​you.​ ​Please​ ​request​ ​an​ ​appointment​ ​in​ ​advance​ ​by​ ​sending​ ​in a​ ​note​ ​or​ ​emailing​ ​them​ ​your​ ​request.​ ​You​ ​can​ ​also​ ​request​ ​an​ ​appointment​ ​by​ ​calling​ ​​contact​ ​the Parent​ ​Coordinator​ ​(718-965-0390​ ​x4105)

Bagel​ ​Bits​: ​​Every​ ​month​ ​or​ ​two,​ ​parents​ ​are​ ​invited​ ​into​ ​the​ ​gym​ ​for​ ​bagels​ ​and​ ​coffee​ ​from​ ​8​ ​– 8:30​ ​(supervision​ ​is​ ​provided​ ​for​ ​children​ ​in​ ​the​ ​courtyard),​ ​and​ ​then​ ​go​ ​up​ ​to​ ​spend​ ​the​ ​first period​ ​of​ ​the​ ​morning​ ​in​ ​their​ ​child’s​ ​classroom.

How can I Keep in Touch through Social Media?
PS​ ​295​ ​on​ ​Facebook: ​Put​ ​PS​ ​295​ ​in​ ​your​ ​news​ ​feed​ ​for​ ​PTA updates,​ ​event​ ​photos,​ ​interesting​ ​links,​ ​and​ ​other​ ​good​ ​stuff.
PS​ ​295​ ​on​ ​Twitter: ​Our​ ​tweets​ ​are​ ​short,​ ​sweet,​ ​and​ ​always worthwhile.
Instagram: Here are a few other ways to find out more about what’s going on at PS 295 through Instagram – subscribe, like and enjoy! PS 295 Drama Instagram page & PS 295 Art Instagram page