Announcements

  • Apply Now for Exciting STEM Spring Break Enrichment Programs

    Do you and your family have any plans for Spring Break? Children in grades Kindergarten through 8th grade can apply now to STEM Matters NYC enrichment programs. Choose from a wide range of programs at amazing destinations throughout the five boroughs! Get your hands dirty in the garden, encounter amazing animals, or design an art or engineering project. Students will meet and work with field experts in programs that feature real-world learning experiences.

    Programs are offered at HYPOTHEkids; Intrepid Museum; MakerSpace NYC; New York Aquarium; New York Botanical Garden; Queens Botanical Garden; Queens County Farm Museum; Queens Zoo; Rocking the Boat; Staten Island MakerSpace; Staten Island Museum; Staten Island Zoo; and UrbanGlass.

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  • Let's Learn Instructional Video Series

    NYCPS has partnered with The WNET Group, home to America’s flagship PBS station THIRTEEN to release over fifty short videos through June 2024. These short clips from the Let’s Learn instructional series feature NYCPS educators using science of reading-based strategies to teach foundational reading skills. Geared to students ages four to seven, the videos invite student participation and model how caregivers and educators can support young readers. One-hour episodes of Let’s Learn, with longer literacy segments and lessons focusing on math, science, and the arts, air daily at 11 am. Videos and segments stream anytime on letslearn.org.

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  • Literacy Resources for Families

    Support and strengthen your child's growing literacy skills outside of the classroom to help him/her become strong and confident readers! Go to Literacy Resources for Families (nyc.gov) for activity guides, printable flashcards, reading games, suggested reading lists, free online resources, and more.

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  • Attendance Counts!

    The attendance percentage per grade for the month of January:

    Kindergarten   87.7%

    First Grade  91%

    Second Grade  90.67%

    Third Grade  93.49%

    Fourth Grade  92.46%

    Fifth Grade  91.51%

    Overall Attendance is  91.06%

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  • United Federation of Teachers BRAVE Hotline

    BRAVE – Building Respect, Acceptance, and Voice through Education – provides educators, parents, and students with the tools, knowledge, and support to be
    pro-active in confronting and stopping bullying. Students can access free mental health support by contacting the BRAVE hotline by phone, text, or online chat.


    • Call 212-709-3222, Monday–Friday, 2:30–9:30PM
    • Text 43961
    • Chat online at UFT.org/BRAVEchat

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  • FREE Mental Health Support

    NYC 988 offers free, confidential, mental health support to New Yorkers of all ages. Speak to a counselor via phone, text, or chat and get access to mental health and substance use services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

    Counselors can provide:
    • Immediate support for problems like stress, depression,
    anxiety, or drug and alcohol use
    • Crisis counseling and suicide prevention counseling
    • Connection to Peer Specialists, who have personal experience
    with mental health or substance use challenges
    • Support for LGBTQI + Youth and Young Adults
    New Yorkers can reach out to NYC 988 on behalf of
    themselves or someone else. Young people can call on
    behalf of their parents or caregivers, and anyone can
    call NYC 988 on behalf of a child. Support is available
    for people of all ages and in over 200 languages.


    • Call or Text: 988
    ○ Español: 988, Aprete 2
    ○ Deaf or Hard of Hearing? Use your preferred relay service
    or dial 711 then 988. NYC 988 Counselors are trained
    to accept calls from deaf and hard of hearing individuals
    using video relay services.
    ○ Veteran’s Crisis Line: Dial 988, press 1
    ○ LGBTQI+ Youth & Young Adults: Dial 988, press 3


    • Chat Now: at 988lifeline.org/chat
    • Find Services: nyc.gov/988



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  • NYC Teenspace

    All teens 13–17 living in New York City now have access to free mental health support through NYC Teenspace, a new program from the NYC Department Health and Mental Hygiene Department (DOHMH) offering online counseling services and more.


    Learn more at talkspace.com/nyc.

    P.S. 128K Bensonhurst
  • Move this World Access at Home

     Great News-YOU and your child can access Move This World activities at home! Below find the login instructions, this is how you  can login and use Move This World. There are 4 different courses within this login (one for early elementary, (grades K-2) late elementary, (grades 3-5) middle school and high school) This is so if you have multiple children in different grade levels, everyone can use it as well. 

    Username: PS128.family
    Password: movethisworld
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  • Parent University Classes for NYC Families

    Parent University seeks to educate and empower families as partners, advocates, and lifelong educators in their student's education through free courses, resources, events, and activities.

    Parent University serves all families, from early childhood through adulthood. Even if you are not a parent, we encourage you to become involved with Parent University.  With an expanding course list Parent University is ready to support you. Register and enroll for a course today!

    Course Catalog

    Create a NYC Schools Account

    P.S. 128K Bensonhurst
  • Attendance Counts!

    The attendance percentage per grade for the month of December:

    Kindergarten   91%

    First Grade  90%

    Second Grade  91%

    Third Grade  91%

    Fourth Grade  95%

    Fifth Grade  92%

     

    Overall attendance is  91%

     

     

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Calendar

  • Virtual Parent Teacher Conferences, Dismissal 11:20am

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  • New York Aquarium

    New York Aquarium Beach Club

    You are invited to the New York Aquarium for a FREE monthly program exploring the beach, coastal habitats and ocean animals.  Each session includes hands-on activities, science exploration, nature play, and Aquarium admission.  

    For more information and to register go to: New York Aquarium Learn  

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  • No School, Easter Weekend

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  • No School, Easter Weekend

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  • No School, Eid al-Fitr

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  • New York Aquarium

    New York Aquarium Beach Club

    You are invited to the New York Aquarium for a FREE monthly program exploring the beach, coastal habitats and ocean animals.  Each session includes hands-on activities, science exploration, nature play, and Aquarium admission.  

     

    For more information and to register go to: New York Aquarium Learn  

    P.S. 128K Bensonhurst
  • No School, Spring Break

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  • Virtual Curriculum Wrap Up Night

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School Day Schedule

7:40am-7:55am

Students who wish to eat breakfast at school may enter through the auditorium entrance. 

7:55am-8:00am 

Doors are closed at this time in order to prepare for morning entry.  Any students arriving at this time should wait outside until the doors reopen at 8:00am.  Students who wish to get a breakfast will be given grab and go at 8:00am.

8:00am-2:20pm

Grade K will enter through the cafeteria doors (to the left of the main entrance).

Grades 1 and 4 will enter through the staircase doors (to the left of the cafeteria doors).

Grades 2, 3, and 5 will enter through the auditorium doors (the last doors to the left).

All students will be dismissed at 2:20pm.

Grade K will dismiss through the cafeteria doors (to the left of the main entrance).

Grade 1 will dismiss through the staircase doors (to the left of the cafeteria doors).

Grade 2 will dismiss through the right side auditorium doors 

Grade 3 will dismiss through the left side auditorium doors

Grade 4 will dismiss through the courtyard gate (note: this is different than their entry door)

Grade 5 will dismiss through the courtyard gate

 

School Lunch Menus

Nutrition is Priceless: Free lunch for all students

Quick Links

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