The PTA in conjunction with P.S. 221Q help sponsor the 5th Grade Ballroom Dancing Program. Students broaden their perspective by working with professional artists and arts organizations representing diverse cultural and personal approaches to dance, and by seeing performances of widely varied dance styles and genres. Active partnerships that combine school and local community resources with the full range of New Continue Reading
The 2017-2018 School Year Calendar is posted online! It is never to late to plan accordingly. Visit the Notices page and download the 2017-2018 school year calendar today.
The 2017-2018 School Supplies lists have been distributed. If you haven’t ordered your supplies through the school (deadline is July 1st) then please click on the picture below and print out the appropriate grade level supplies list.
The P.S. 221 PTA Executive Board would like to thank everyone for another successful year of providing funding, support, and programming for all of the students at the P.S.221Q, The North Hills School. We will take some time off this summer to “recharge our batteries” but we look forward to seeing everyone back in school in September. We will be Continue Reading
The Queens Public Library is hosting the 2017 Poetry Contest. Enter the Summer Poetry Contest 2017 for a chance to be published in Queens Library Magazine! The theme is Build A Better World. For more information Click Here.
No child or teen needs to go hungry these summer months.The NYC Department of Education once again is providing FREE Summer Meals starting June 29th through September 1st in our local libraries, public pools and schools! Please click on the links below to find the location nearest you! School Food in NYC Parks and Public Pools Summer Meals in Queens Continue Reading
School’s out! Grab the kids and be tourists for a day or even make it a weekly trip into NYC with these great activities that are either free or semi free courtesy of Time Out NY Kids. Click on the picture below for more info. Have a great summer!!! Remember to journal with your children and to take pictures!
Visit our very own North Hills Library to pick up your summer reading materials or click here for more information on the 2017 Summer Reading Challenge!
District 26 is hosting various FREE parent workshops and family events throughout our community. Please make every effort to participate in these invaluable programs.
The Queens Borough President is looking to appoint 2 parents to Community Education Council 26. The Community Education Council meets one time a month in the evening to talk about education policies and to pick and choose which schools get capital funding from the School Construction Authority for school construction needs such as a new school addition/extension, school electrical upgrades, Continue Reading
The week of June 18th our pre-kindergarten, kindergarten and 5th grade classes will be “stepping up” to bigger and better things. Things such as an entire new grade of kindergartners, and first graders. To our 5th grade graduating class though, they are saying goodbye to P.S. 221Q and embarking on a whole new journey -the journey of Middle School. New Continue Reading