Our blog of school community news!

Resources for Families

Below are resources that you can use to support your child’s social emotional development. I FEEL poster is a tool for helping children self-regulate (e.g., calm their bodies and respond appropriately) when they are feeling Sad, Mad or Scared. Establishing Effective Routines

What are plants?

Pre-K is in the midst of learning about plants. Let’s take a look at the activities our friends engaged in during our study of plants. We went to the school yard and looked for plants around us. We sketched the different plants we found. Looking closely at our carnations and describing what plant parts weContinue reading “What are plants?”

earth day t shirts

Earth Day Celebration

Earth Day 2021 is in the books! We celebrated with our garden clinics and our Earth Day Raffle. Congratulations to our winners! Ways to Enter (students may be entered for each activity they complete):1. Students can complete the Earth Day Scavenger and hand it in to the classroom teacher (inperson or virtually).2. Donate oneContinue reading “Earth Day Celebration”

student telling a joke

Joke Board

Our in-person Joke Board has gone virtual! Help us laugh out loud together by sharing a joke on our P.S. 896 Virtual Joke Board. You can add your joke as a written post or video yourself telling us your joke by clicking the Padlet link below. Laughter really is the best medicine!

teacher and students in garden

School Garden 2021

EARTHDAY.ORG believes every school in the world must have compulsory, assessed climate and environmental education with a strong civic engagement component. At SCI we would like to follow this lead to develop to encourage our students to mobilize and use the knowledge, skills and motivation to take civic action to protect our planet. Education needsContinue reading “School Garden 2021”

Summer School 2021

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Schools Chancellor Meisha Porter and Department of Youth & Community Development (DYCD) Commissioner Bill Chong have announced Summer Rising, the City’s free, summer plan for any child in grades K-12 who wants to participate. For the first time ever, the City will use the Community Schools strategy to integrate the NewContinue reading “Summer School 2021”

mystery reader

Mystery Readers

We invite parents and grandparents to surprise your child by being a “Mystery Reader.” Share in our learning by reading a favorite story aloud live via Zoom or record yourself reading a book.  Mystery Readers can visit the classroom virtually biweekly. Readers are asked to choose a book based on your child’s favorite book orContinue reading “Mystery Readers”


Something went wrong. Please refresh the page and/or try again.

Get new content delivered directly to your inbox.