Important School Updates

  • Thanksgiving Recess & Covid-19

    Message from the DOE:

    As the Thanksgiving Recess nears, the DOE encourages all students and staff to get tested for COVID-19 before returning to school on November 28, regardless of vaccination status, and especially if they plan to travel and/or attend large gatherings during the break. Staff and students can take a PCR, lab-based test, or a home test. Please read the following letter to families for guidance.This letter has been translated and is available into the following languages: Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, English, French, Haitian Creole, Korean, Russian, Spanish, Urdu


    Additionally, with winter approaching and cases of respiratory illness such as flu and RSV on the rise, DOHMH continues their encouragement to get the flu vaccine, mask-wearing while indoors, regular hand washing, etc.  This  fight the flu flier  includes more ways for families to be healthy in the coming months. Note that the flu vaccine can be safely received at the same time as all other vaccines, including the one for COVID-19.

    On 11/28 Change the initial pop up screen on the website to :

    With winter approaching and cases of respiratory illness such as flu and RSV on the rise, DOHMH continues their encouragement to get the flu vaccine, mask-wearing while indoors, regular hand washing, etc.  This  fight the flu flier  includes more ways for families to be healthy in the coming months. Note that the flu vaccine can be safely received at the same time as all other vaccines, including the one for COVID-19.

     As a reminder and in accordance with the existing School Health Policy, masks are required for staff and students when:  

    • Entering the school medical room, nurse’s office, or school-based health center.  

    • Returning to school on the sixth day after testing positive for COVID-19, through day 10 after symptom onset or date of a positive test, whichever is earlier, including when traveling on a school bus. (Masks may be removed during this period if the person has received two negative rapid tests 48 hours apart.)  

    • Exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19 at school.   

    For questions, email covid19virus@schools.nyc.gov

     

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  • Share the Warmth - Dec. 03, 2022

    If you or someone you know are in need of a winter coat, clothing or non perishable food, please come in on Saturday, December 03, 2022.  Entrance is on 18th Street.
    (School Gym)

    Hot Chocolate, Coffee and books available for all.

    *Assistance available to help set up your with NYSCA account*

    If you wish to volunteer please do so by filing out the google form: https://forms.gle/dczTfx9Scyk8UNk29

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  • Nature & Tech Walk - November 30

    Nature & Tech Walk - November 30 (2:50 pm)

    Join us for a brief nature walk as we discover how animals, plants, and fungi communicate through signals, sounds and smells.

    Afterwards we'll return to the school for activity stations where we'll create art inspired by the diverse ways nature communicates.

    Please register so we can have enough supplies for the children.

    Registration Link below:
    https://forms.gle/zto3CZXcTonVJc8r9

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  • Picture Day - Retake / Make-Up Day

    On November 21 we will be taking picture day retakes or make ups.  

    If you would like for your child to retake their picture please sign up with this link: https://forms.gle/hVRJ6XsjnyPS22vU9

    Volunteers - Please sign up on this link : https://forms.gle/m2xzWmahA9kGKo826

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  • Cupcake Friday

    This year's first Cup Cake Friday is back!  November 18 the cupcake committee will be hosting this year's cupcake Friday.  Stop by the table after school to purchase those yummy treats!

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  • Cafe Conmigo

    Come and join us for Coffee and Conversation on Wednesday, November 23 from 8:45 - 9:30 am.

    We will be joined by Mixteca to share with us what resources they have to offer.

     

      

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  • Open House Tour Dates

    We would like to invite you to our PS 295 Open House.
     
    PS 295 is committed to strengthening our diverse school community and is committed to provide quality, academically rigorous standard-based instruction through integrated teaching practices.  With the strong parent involvement and community partnerships, we create an environment that nurtures the soul artistically and academically.  
     
    We look forward to meeting some of your families and welcoming them into ours.
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  • The New Playground is officially open

    The new playground is officially open to public!  Please stop by and have some fun!

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Upcoming Events

  • Lice Check

    Shayna Brown, the Lice Lady, will be checking all students for lice on 11/30.  Please send in $10 per student to cover this cost.

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  • School Courtyard on 19th Street

    Nature & Tech Walk

    Join us for a brief nature walk as we discover how animals, plants, and fungi communicate through signals, sounds and smells. Afterwards we'll return to the school for activity stations where we'll create art inspired by the diverse ways nature communicates. Please register so that we have enough bags for the children.

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  • PS 295 Tour Dates

    We are happy to inform you that we are starting our in person tours!

    Register here: https://forms.gle/iVD8m9HiaYhuuyCD6

    Pre-K Tours

    November 04   10:00 am - 11:00 am

    November 15   9:00 am - 10:00 am

    December 02  10:00 am - 11:00 am

    December 16 9:00 am - 10:00 am

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    Kindergarten:

    November 04   9:00 am - 10:00 am

    November 15   10:00 am - 11:00 am

    December 02  9:00 am - 10:00 am

    December 16  10:00 am - 11:00 am

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  • FDNY - Fire Safety Presentation - P.S. 295 ONLY

    Students will be given presentation on fire safety.

    *All Grade Levels*

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  • School Leadership Team


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