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PS 596X


2022 - 2023 School Year Calendar

June 1, 2022

The 2022 - 2023 school year calendar is now available.

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Principal Parent Partnership

Thursdays 9am to 10am on Zoom

Join our Weekly Online Meetings!

Speak with the school Principal and our elected parent leaders

on collaborative practices and working together on school

events, initiatives plus much more.

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NYC School Survey 2023

The NYC School Survey 2023

Is Now Open!

Your School. Your Child. Your Voice. Link and instructions below. Complete the survey and let your child's teacher know and every class with a 100% completion rate will win a pizza party or field trip.

Father and Son


Wednesday, March 29, 2023

6pm to 8pm

PS178 - 850 Baychester Avenue

Room 160




Let’s continue a good thing!

Talking, networking, learning from each other…

P.S. 178 - 850 Baychester Avenue - Room 160

ST Math Penguin

ST Math Parent Workshop

Tuesday, April 3, 2023 10:00am

On Zoom

E-mail for the Zoom Link.

Please join us for a parent workshop on ST Math – a supplemental math game used at 596x. Parents will learn how to support your child access this program from home. E-mail for the Zoom Link.



Friday, April 21, 2023

Reminder: No School - Eid-al-Fitr


School will not be in session on Friday, April 21, 2023 for Eid-al-Fitr.


Students will return to school on Monday, April 24, 2023


Citywide Behavioral Expectations

September 2022

Please see the information below regarding the Citywide Behavioral Expectations from Dr. Jawana Johnson, Chief of School Climate, Culture and Well-Being. 


Thank you,

John Siracuse 


NYC Schools Account

Did you know that you can track your child’s education on any computer, phone, or tablet? Sign up for an NYC Schools Account Today! E-mail our Parent Coordinator to get started!

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District 75 VIRTUAL Saturday Music Academy 

March 25

April 1, 22, 29 and May 6

Grades K – 6: 10:30 am – 10:55 am Grades 7 - 12: 11:00 am – 11:25 am

District 75 Saturday Music Academy is a 6-week VIRTUAL Saturday course for students and families to engage in music! You will be learning with teaching artists from our partner organization, Daniel’s Music Foundation. Together, families and students, will engage in music- based activities like percussion, movement with music and choral experiences.

Parent Engagement

March Parent Engagement Activity

Thursday, March 30, 2023


PS596x@ 178, 153, and 498

Our students and their classmates are currently gathering information on various countries. Please join us on Thursday, March 30, 2023 at 10am in your child's school unit as the students present hands-on activities based on the country their class has been researching. Please bring identification to enter the building.     

Spring Break


Thursday, April 6, 2023 -

Friday, April 14, 2023

School will not be in session from Thursday, April 6, 2023 through Friday, April 14, 2023 for Spring Break.

Students will return to school on Monday, April 17, 2023. 


Parent Bill of Rights

September 2022

Please see the information below regarding the parents bill of rights. 


Thank you,

John Siracuse 

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District 75 Connects Newsletter- March 2023

District 75

Please read the District 75 Connects Newsletter for March 2023.

NYPD Marching Band

NYPD Jazz Band Assembly

Wednesday, March 29, 2023 10:00am

Harry S. Truman High School - 750 Baychester Avenue, Bronx, NY 10475

Maye A. Shaw Auditorium - 1st Floor

Parents: Please bring identification and leave extra time to go through scanning and security at Truman High School.


The Band of the City of New York Police Department, commonly known as the NYPD Police Band, is an American Police band which serves under the NYPD in New York City. The band currently has 70 members and is part of the NYPD Ceremonial Unit. The band's motto is as follows: Serve, Protect and Entertain. The NYPD Band performs at department ceremonies, parades and community events across the city and in concerts around the world.

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March Cultural Assembly - Harlem MagicMasters

Friday, March 31, 2023 10:00am

Harry S. Truman High School - 750 Baychester Avenue, Bronx, NY 10475

Maye A. Shaw Auditorium - 1st Floor

Our March assembly will feature the Harlem MagicMasters Basketball team!


The Harlem MagicMasters are a group of some of the USA’s most accomplished basketball players who are not only gifted athletes, but also goodwill ambassadors of the sport and active mentors to youth.


The MagicMasters will combine competitive basketball skills, with entertaining skits, above the rim slam-dunks and amazing ball handling routines, all to the driving beat of contemporary music.

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School Leadership Team Meeting

Thursday, April 20, 2023

5:30pm to 7:30pm on Zoom

The School Leadership Team plays a significant role in creating a structure for school-based decision making and shaping the path to a collaborative school culture. Please e-mail for the Zoom link to join the meeting.

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