Programs funded by the PS/IS 276 PTA

Our parents help fund critical programming and enrichment for the direct benefit of our children.

 

Programs K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Music * * * * * * * * *
Spanish   * * * * *      
Math Coach * * * * * * * * *
Teacher Development * * * * * * * * *
Assistant Teachers   * * *          
CAT *                
NYC Kids Project *               *
Construction Kids   *              
Center for Architecture     *            
Chinese Cultural Center       *          
Writopia (Workshop and Recess Club)       * * * * * *
Public Speaking and Leadership         * *      
Puberty           *      
Technology           *     *
Lincoln Center Programs             * * *
Mindfulness * * * * * * * * *
Library -  Recess Clubs  * * * * * * * * *
Chess - Recess Club * * * * * * * * *
School Supplies, Classroom Libraries * * * * * * * * *
Middle School Night Social           * * *  
Lice Checks * * * * * * * * *

  
 

Programs descriptions

 

Music:

Rhythmic patterns, harmony, dynamics, pitch and more. 3rd grade: introduction to recorders. 4th -grade: band instruments. 5th-8th grade: band instruments and choral singing.

Spanish:

Introduction to a new language. Also allows teachers to team teach in small group time, breaking into smaller groups for math and literacy while one class has Spanish.

Math Coach:

Meets with the teachers and helps them write the math curriculum to help the teachers teach better. This year focused on problem solving.

Teacher Development:

To help teachers improve curriculum.

Assistant Teachers:

To support teachers in some classes with large number of students.

CAT:

Uses interactive drama to strengthen literacy, critical thinking, and essential social-emotional skills

NYC Kids Project:

Use theatrical puppets and storytelling and facilitated dialogue to focus on character development and anti-bullying issues.

Construction Kids:

Learn to use real tools (hammer, nails, etc.) and get to build pinewood boats, birdhouses.

Centre for Architecture:

A great STEM program allows our kids design, build and engineer models of bridges.

Chinese Cultural Center:

Chinese culture workshops.

Writopia (Workshop and Recess Club):

Creative Writing workshop.

Public Speaking and Leadership:

Help our kids to improve public speaking skills, confidence and much more!

Puberty Program:

To learn about the physical, emotional and social changes that affect both boys and girls during puberty. There is a workshop for parents as well.

Technology:

To fund an intern position to support the Technology Teacher.

Lincoln Center Programs:

From music to social studies… a variety of workshops aligned with the curriculum.

Mindfulness:

Training & curriculum to be integrated into the classroom-includes exercises to improve focus, learning, mental & emotional well-being.

Friday Night Middle School Socials:

3 social events for middle schoolers; open gym, board games, karaoke and movie nights.

Library – Recess Clubs:

Minecraft, Makerspace, Knitting Club ….All in the library with Basia!

Chess – Recess Club:

Practice your chess strategies and get advise during recess at the library.