Carroll Kids Fall Classes with Open Spots!

Tue, Sep 22 1:48pm

Hi PS58 Families - We have some fabulous classes that still have a few spaces! Check out Create a Play! with Kaaron Briscoe (she's an incredibly talented playwright and working actress in NYC!) on Thu ... [More]

Math Workbook Pick-Up for Fully Remote Cohorts

Tue, Sep 22 11:03am

Hello PS 58 families, Just a reminder that we are distributing math workbooks for students in the Fully Remote cohorts today in the school yard until 2:00pm. Thank you, Annique

Final Call to Pick Up Student Belongings left in March

Tue, Sep 22 8:38am

Hello PS 58 families, This morning between 9:30 am and 2:00 pm will be your final opportunity to pick up student belongings left behind in March. Please enter through the large school year and stop be ... [More]

Hello from your parent coordinator

Mon, Sep 21 8:49am

Dear Families: I look forward to working with you in the upcoming school year.  As Parent Coordinator of PS 58, my role is to help parents and caregivers by providing guidance and information about sc ... [More]

Correction, 2nd PTA Co president Position is currently vacant

Mon, Sep 21 8:40am

The process to fill a vacant position on the PTA will be announced.   Please see this correction which  has been made to my recent Who to Contact document. My apologies for any confusion.   Questions ... [More]

CEC Monday afternoon teleconference series

Mon, Sep 21 8:05am

CEC15 DEI Upcoming Monday Afternoon Session Topics    This series of 60 minute teleconference opportunities for school community members and incoming families, will assist participants in learning abo ... [More]

Sign Up for Our Fall After School Classes Today!

Sun, Sep 20 9:29pm

Hi PS58 Families - Our Carroll Kids after school classes begin today! We still have spaces available. Classes are available to students in both the hybrid and remote programs. Classes will be held out ... [More]

Chancellor's Update for Families Sept 18

Fri, Sep 18 4:37pm

Please see the attached letter from Chancellor Carranza.

PS 58 Fall Calendar A, B, D Groups

Fri, Sep 18 4:12pm

Attached please our Fall calendars showing in-person and remote days for all groups.   Here is the link to the  NYC School Calendar for the 2020-2021 school year, which shows you all school holidays.

Carroll Kids Enrichment Classes Start Next Week! Register Today!

Fri, Sep 18 12:35pm

Hi all! We are going to kick off our Fall 2020 enrichment classes on Monday, September 21. Our fall lineup will all take place outside. For the first week, we will be in Carroll Park. Meet Miss Liz at ... [More]

Chancellor has announced a staggered start to the school year

Thu, Sep 17 4:26pm

Please read the attached letter from Principal Dello Stritto regarding the Chancellor's announcement of a staggered start of school.  In brief:  Pre-K students begin learning in person on Monday, Sept ... [More]

Registration Now Open for Fall Enrichment Classes!

Wed, Sep 16 12:14pm

Hi PS58 Families! We have put together a small enrichment program that will take place outdoors at PS58. We have two in-person classes each day. Generally we have one class for K - 2 and one class for ... [More]

A/B Hybrid in person schedule

Wed, Sep 16 10:26am

Hello Families: I have posted the A/B hybrid in-person attendance for the first 2 weeks of school. Please see the Konstella school calendar.  

Specialty Teachers Welcome Letter

Wed, Sep 16 8:15am

Please see the attached letter to families from PS 58 specialty teachers (art, music, health education).

Update for September 15th

Tue, Sep 15 5:20pm

Dear families,   I am writing to you this afternoon to express our gratitude as you continue to hang with us in this lengthy and difficult process. Our team has been working around the clock over the ... [More]

Update on all-remote class notifications

Mon, Sep 14 3:45pm

Tomorrow (Sept 15) we will be sending class placement notifications to families whose children will be in the all-remote learning program.   These families will receive a Konstella invitation to join ... [More]

Carroll Kids Daytime Enrichment Kicks Off Today!

Mon, Sep 14 2:50pm

Hi! We wanted to make sure everyone knew that Carroll Kids kicked off their daytime enrichment program today! We sent out emails with details over the weekend to families that are registered but have ... [More]

Remote Information Session is 9am Sept 15

Mon, Sep 14 10:57am

The FAQ on All-Remote document has been updated in the files & links folder to reflect the correct start time of the Parent Information session on Remote Learning.  We will host the session Tuesday, S ... [More]

Using P-EBT, Plus Updates on Fundraiser and Food Drive with PS 676

Mon, Sep 14 9:02am

Dear PS 58 Families, Thank you so much everyone who has donated to our pandemic relief fundraiser and food drive. Our partners at PS 676 have expressed their gratitude for your help in ensuring that c ... [More]

Carroll Kids Fall 2020 Aftercare Registration (Onsite & Offsite)

Fri, Sep 11 6:36pm

Hi PS58 Families - Our aftercare program this year will begin on Monday, September 21.  For students enrolled at PS58, onsite aftercare is available on the day your child's cohort is at PS58. Care is ... [More]

Does your child need a laptop for remote learning? Fill out this survey.

Fri, Sep 11 11:46am

If your child does not have access to a remote learning device with a keyboard, please complete this survey: We have a limited number of Chromebooks (laptops) to lo ... [More]

Class Assignments 2020

Thu, Sep 10 3:57pm

Hello Families. You have been so patient waiting to hear about your child's new class.  I thank you for that!  It has been quite a challenge to make class groups since we are reacting to changes in ro ... [More]

If you opted in to all-remote learning (or if you will do so moving forward?)

Thu, Sep 10 1:54pm

If you already told us you were opting in to all-remote: Please make sure you have submitted the DOE Learning Preference Survey.  We appreciate those who have recently emailed us their decision, but t ... [More]

Register Now for Music Lessons with Anselmo Academy of Music and Arts

Thu, Sep 10 11:31am

Hi PS58 Families - Our longtime partner Piano School of NYC - now Anselmo Academy of Music and Arts - will be offering online private lessons for Piano, Voice, Musical Theatre, Violin and Guitar to al ... [More]

Return of student belongings from last year

Wed, Sep 9 1:52pm

On Monday, 9/14 and Thursday, 9/15  PTA volunteers will be distributing personal belongings of students from last year  to all families from the large school yard (time frame to be confirmed).  Please ... [More]

Joining Classrooms before invitations are sent

Wed, Sep 9 12:31pm

Dear Families: We expect to send class placement information to you this week.  Please DO NOT JOIN A CLASSROOM before you are invited to do so.  If you have joined a classroom prematurely please remov ... [More]

DOE has released the 2020-2021 School Calendar

Tue, Sep 8 5:16pm

You can now find this year's NYC school calendar at the DOE website.  But note:  PS 58 staff usually votes to host  individual afternoon and evening parent teacher conferences on one day in November a ... [More]

Save the date: Dual Language Info session, September 14

Tue, Sep 8 3:38pm

Time and zoom link TBA.

Save the date: PS 58 IEP information session September 11

Tue, Sep 8 3:37pm

Time and zoom link TBA.

Schedule Info & More FAQs for Carroll Kids Daytime Enrichment Program: Register ASAP!

Tue, Sep 8 1:59pm

Hi PS58 Families! We are looking forward to kicking off our daytime enrichment program on Monday, September 14! We are still accepting registrations. For those of you still unsure, we wanted to answer ... [More]

PTA Meeting Link Disabled

Fri, Sep 4 5:11pm

To the PS 58 Community: We have learned that the internal recording of Wednesday evening’s General PTA Meeting was shared outside of our community in a way that was not intended or foreseen. We fully ... [More]

PTA Executive Board Statement Regarding September 2 General Meeting

Fri, Sep 4 5:02pm

Dear Parents and Teachers, We want to thank everyone who attended our PTA meeting on Wednesday; it was one of the largest meetings we have ever had, and it was virtual. We appreciate your patience as ... [More]

Update on Cohorts, Classes and the Start of School

Fri, Sep 4 3:37pm

Dear Families,   We are coming to you today with some updates, the biggest one is about the start dates for school. I am sorry that it took this long for this announcement. Please know we echo the com ... [More]

Registration for Carroll Kids Daytime Enrichment Program is Open

Fri, Sep 4 9:46am

Hi PS58 Families! Registration is now open for the offsite daytime enrichment program for students enrolled in the hybrid program at PS58. The cost for the program is $155/week ($10.87/hour). The hour ... [More]

UFT survey on school readiness for reopening

Thu, Sep 3 3:28pm

Hello Families: I was asked to share the attached document with you by our school's UFT members (United Federation of Teachers union.) I was told that a letter with more information will be shared by ... [More]

PS58 UFT Open Letter on Safe School Reopening

Thu, Sep 3 3:28pm

Attached is the Safe School Reopening letter from the UFT members of PS 58.  It addresses both the results of the survey sent out earlier this week and details their concerns about school reopening in ... [More]

Recording of Wednesday night's General PTA Meeting

Thu, Sep 3 10:33am

Hello parents, teachers, and staff: A recording of last night's PTA meeting is now available. This recording can be viewed until Thursday, Sep 10. Topic: PS 58 General PTA Meeting 090220 Start Time :  ... [More]

PTA Meeting at capacity.... we are working on it

Wed, Sep 2 7:08pm

Hi Folks:   We are supposed to have capacity for 300 people tonight for the PTA meeting, but are still capped at 100. We are working on it. Apologies, we will try to get it fixed.   The zoom meeting w ... [More]

Mayor De Blasio has delayed start of school

Tue, Sep 1 12:36pm

In a press conference this morning, Mayor De Blasio announced his decision to delay the opening of NYC schools: All students will begin the school year with remote learning on September 16th. In-perso ... [More]

Important: Is your child linked to your Konstella account?

Mon, Aug 31 11:30am

School administration needs to be able to associate each child with at least one parent on Konstella.  This will make it easier to organize our class placement notifications.  You will have the option ... [More]

PS 58 Welcome Packet

Mon, Aug 31 11:01am

Hello Families, The PS 58 Welcome Packet has been uploaded to our Konstella Reopening of School File Folder.  Please review it. I have also attached a copy to this message.

Family Information Sessions hosted by NYC DOE

Mon, Aug 31 9:35am

Notice of info sessions from the DOE Return to School web page.  These sessions are always recorded and available at the LearnDOE website:   We (DOE) will be hosting virtual citywide Information sessi ... [More]

Zoom training on how schools are funded, today at 11:30 am with Sup't. Skop

Mon, Aug 31 9:24am

I received this information this morning:   Want to learn more about how public schools are funded?  This quick tutorial is for you!  Join D15 Superintendent Skop, Today, Monday, August 31 at 11:30 am ... [More]

Introducing Operoo, PS 58's new automated form system

Thu, Aug 27 3:27pm

Last year, PS 58 ventured into the world of digital school forms with My Blue Card, which did a very good job at automating one form:  the blue emergency contact card.  This year, we have decided to p ... [More]

CDC recently updated their recommendations on what to do after you travel back to U.S.

Wed, Aug 26 3:40pm

A parent alerted me that the CDC very recently revised their recommendations for those who are returning to the US from certain locations. Please visit the CDC website to review the recommendations if ... [More]

Follow up: Returning from these countries requires 14-day quarantine

Wed, Aug 26 1:17pm

Following up on my previous message.  The Dep't. of Homeland Security website lists in their FAQs the quarantine requirements for returning to the U.S. after foreign travel.  I recommend that you visi ... [More]

Quarantine requirements for returning to NYC

Wed, Aug 26 12:00pm

As we approach the start of the school year, it is important to remember that those who have traveled outside of the USA or NYS to affected areas need to quarantine for 14 days before attending school ... [More]

Carroll Kids Daytime Enrichment Registration Request Form

Wed, Aug 26 11:04am

Hi PS58 Families! We are finalizing plans for the PS58 PTA Carroll Kids offsite daytime enrichment program for fall. Please use this form to indicate your intention to register for the program. Once w ... [More]

DOE Learning Bridges Program for childcare on blended learning "at home" days

Mon, Aug 24 8:08am

The DOE wants to gauge parent interest in a new program, Learning Bridges, which gives parents access to childcare centers on blended learning days when their children are at home.  Children of essent ... [More]

Message from Principal Dello Stritto with Parent FAQs

Fri, Aug 21 2:59pm

August 21, 2020 Dear Families,  I am writing to you today to share our FAQ document that we have compiled from your questions during our town hall meetings or sent to us over the past month. As we spe ... [More]

Free Apple workshops to assist parents in setting up DOE Ipads

Wed, Aug 19 11:27am

The DOE Family Advocacy and Community Engagement team asked me to tell parents that Apple, in partnership with the DOE, is providing a series of helpful sessions to help parents and guardians help set ... [More]

Updates on P-EBT and Pandemic Relief with our Partner School, PS 676

Tue, Aug 18 3:12pm

Dear PS 58 Families, Thank you so much to those who have donated to the pandemic relief efforts so far. We have  some important updates to share with you. We have a location for the food drive! PS 58 ... [More]

CEC 15 Letter of Support for D15 Principals

Tue, Aug 18 1:27pm

Attached is a letter from the Community Education Council District 15 in support of district 15 principals.  The principals' letter was posted here, see "Message from Principal Dello Stritto sharing l ... [More]

Reaching out to the District 15 team remotely

Mon, Aug 17 1:13pm

Resending with flyer listing District 15 personnel.   Though their office is closed, Superintendent's  D15 team is working remotely and can be reached by email and Google phone for matters that cannot ... [More]

Message from Principal Dello Stritto sharing letter to Mayor DeBlasio from D15 Principals

Thu, Aug 13 11:56am

Dear Families: I want to share a letter with you at this time. My colleagues from District 15 and I collaborated on this letter as we felt it was imperative that Mayor DeBlasio and Chancellor Carranza ... [More]

Carroll Kids Off-site Learning Cohorts and Afterschool

Wed, Aug 12 12:53pm

Hello PS58 Families!   Like you, we have been sitting on the edge of seats awaiting word of what our fall will look like. Now that Governor Cuomo has weighed in and indicated that schools may open we ... [More]

Chancellors Update for Families on Instruction, Aug 6

Tue, Aug 11 10:22am

Please read the attached letter from Chancellor Carranza. 

Reopening of Schools Parent Update from FACE (DOE central family engagement)

Mon, Aug 10 1:12pm

Dear Families:  I received some updates from the DOE Family Advocacy and Community Engagement Team (FACE) and have included information for families below.  I know that you have many questions, and th ... [More]