A letter from Mayor DeBlasio and Chancellor Farina - 
EquityandExcellenceParentLetter916.pdf

Arrival and Dismissal Procedures

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Arrival and Dismissal Policy 15-16



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2015-2016

Family Handbook



Let’s all show off our school spirit and celebrate our fantastic PS 158 community.  


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Let Dollar$ work for PS158

Amazon will donate 6% 
of your purchases. 
Click the link, shop and earn!  
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   Earn e-BoxTops. 
Sh
op through www.btfe.com.  
S
chool ID is: 135539.  
Click, save and earn points!


We earn 10% in rewards at Staples on paper and 2% on all other supplies.  Use School ID: 0023810559 on Staples.com  or at a store.
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 Earn e-points. Set up on 
www.labelsforeducation.com, with school ID 1002-1000-1172-493 and your grocery store card(s). Buy groceries and earn Labels.

Clip & Earn

 Box Tops® and 
Campbell’s Labels for Education®
helps us get recess equipment.  Will your class clip the most and win the contests this year?
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 Link your Target RedCard for 1% return of your purchases.  
School ID is 77696. 
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 Office Depot gives 5% back
Use our school ID 70073987 when shopping at the store, or, enter in the group code box at checkout online.
Today, 5/4/2016
High: 58 Low: 50
Chance rain
38% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 5/5/2016
High: 60 Low: 52
Chance rain showers
35% chance of precipitation.

Daily Announcements


  • If you received an placement offer for a pre-k program other than PS 158, it is your choice to accept this offer and if you do, you can you can still apply to additional programs in Round 2.
  • You can apply in Round 2 regardless of whether you applied or accepted an offer in the Main Round. Pre-registering for your Main Round offer does not limit you from applying to another program in Round 2. You are also automatically placed on the waitlist for all programs that you listed on your application.
  • At this time we do not have any specific information regarding placement on the waitlist.  
  • We have been advised that the information should be available the week of May 23rd.  
  • We will contact you directly if a seat becomes available for your child; no further action is required to remain on the waitlist.
If you have questions about admissions, please call 718-935-3500 or visit the Family Welcome Center,
Family Welcome Center
333 Seventh Avenue, 12th Floor; Room 1211
New York, NY 10001
If you would like more information on the admissions priorities - 
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Registration for PS 158 will be by APPOINTMENT ONLY 
Please call the Main Office (212) 744-6562 and ask for Ms. Cruz.


  • You must bring your child with you to register

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★ A CELEBRATION OF LEARNING ★ 
You are invited to attend a celebration of learning on Thursday, May 12th. The 2015-2016 school year is coming to a close, and we would like to take the time to reflect on the amazing progress our students have made. Every child has made strides and achieved goals. Now we will have the opportunity to celebrate their efforts and get to know more about our school community! On May 12th, families and students are welcomed back into classrooms to look at student-selected works from various subjects across the school year. Your child will be your guide! Parents and guardians are still welcome even if your child cannot make it. 

★ 5:15pm - 6:15pm 

★ Your classroom will be open for you to drop in on the celebrations of learning and growth. You are welcome to visit your child’s classroom any time during this hour. Please keep your child (children) with you at all times. They will be your guide through this learning journey. 

Looking forward to seeing you May 12th! 






The DOE has posted the calendar for the 2106-2017 school year - 
2016-17 Calendar


The MFSC special education team is excited to host our Spring Family Conference, Saturday, May 14, 2016 from 8:30am-12:30pm at Art and Design High School, 231-249 East 56 Street, Manhattan, New York 10019.  This conference is open to all Manhattan parents of students with disabilities and is intended to provide our parents with the skills to understand and take an active role in the IEP process.  

Please click here to see the flyer with more information.

The New York State Education Department and the American Institutes for Research are hosting a 

Response to Intervention Training for Parents:

1)   Wednesday, May 18 5:30 PM at PS 329 in Queens
                              (26-25 97thStreet).

2)   Thursday, May 19 at 5:00 PM at PS 44 in the Bronx
                             (1825 Prospect Avenue).

Please click here for more information


In accordance with Avonte's Law (Introductory 131-A), all egresses have been alarmed and the alarms are activated.  Please be sure to follow all arrival and dismissal procedures.  Families should only be using the Main Entrance and the yard gate to enter and leave the building.  Using any other egress will result in setting off the alarms.  


 The DOE has released the Quality Review and Snapshot and the School Survey for the 2014-2015 school year.  If you would like to learn more and read the reports, please click on the links below.  Thank you again to all the families that participated in the survey.

Quality Snapshot
School Survey
Quality Review


Here is a very interesting article from the New York Times about restorative classrooms.  Our school is committed to educating the entire child, which includes supporting their social-emotional growth.  
Teaching Peace in Elementary School

School Calendar

Friday, May 6
Family Friday

Thursday, May 19
International Night
PA Meeting
8:45 AM

Thursday, May 26
Snack Sale


To contribute to the Family Giving Fund, go to the PS 158 Parents' Association's Store at
the PS 158 Store

(Both credit cards and debit cards are accepted.  You do NOT need a PayPal account.)

The construction project of Exterior Modernization has begun at PS 158.


The project includes the modernization of masonry, parapets, and windows. 


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