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P.S. 596X

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2023 - 2024 School Year Calendar

June 2023

The 2023 - 2024 school year calendar is now available in multiple languages.

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Minority & Women Owned Businesses in partnership with P596X

July 21, 2023



Do you own a small business that can help P596X? The NYC Public Schools and P596X are looking to partner with public school parents who own Minority & Women Owned Businesses to uplift families and communities and bring economic equity to qualified businesses. Please fill out this form in order for your business to partner with NYCPS/P596X.

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596x Student Uniform

October 24, 2023

Please see the attached information pertaining to the 596X student uniform. This will also be sent in your child's backpack. 

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D75 Connects January Newsletter

January 2024

Please read the attached newsletter from District 75.

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2024 NYC School Survey

February 2024

The NYC School survey gives school leaders a better understanding of what members of their school community think about their school. The information collected by the survey is designed to support a dialogue among all members of the school community about how to make the school a better place to learn.

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PS596X Bingo and Game Night

Tuesday, February 27, 2024

7:00pm to 8:00pm

On Zoom (Virtual)



On Zoom (Virtual) - Register to receive the Zoom Link.


Please RSVP to Marcia Allen - to register and receive the Zoom link.

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Fathers Club

Wednesday,  February 28, 2024

6:00pm to 8:00pm

P596X @ 178 - Room 160

850 Baychester Avenue




Let’s continue a good thing!

Talking, networking, learning from each other…

Light refreshments.


Please bring identification.

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Spring Parent Teacher Conferences 2024

Thursday,  March 14, 2024

12:50pm to 2:50pm &

5:30pm to 7:30pm


Parent-Teacher conferences will be conducted remotely, however meetings with parents and caregivers may occur in person, on a day other than the scheduled parent-teacher conference date, at a mutually agreed date and time during the day. Your child’s teacher will provide you with additional information.

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P596X Spring Parent Retreat 2024

Thursday, May 2, 2024

7:45am to 8:00pm

Camp Ramapo

107 Camp Ramapo Rd,

Rhinebeck, NY 12572

For Parents/Caregivers of 596x Students ONLY - No students or other children allowed (2 adults per family)

See the flyer below for additional information and to register:



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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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Welcome Message from our Social Worker

September 15, 2023

Please read the letter below from our school social worker.

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Fall Newsletter - AT and AAC Support at PS596X

November 3, 2023

Please see the attached Fall Newsletter for AT and AAC Support at PS596X

Food Drive

City Harvest Food Donation Certificate

February 2024

Hello, 596X School Community 


Kindly see the attached certificate awarded to 596X. Thank you to all that donated food during the holidays. Go 596X!! 


Be well,

John Siracuse 

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P596X Winter Soccer 2024

Saturday, March 9, 2024

10:00am to 12:00pm

P596X @ 178 - 850 Baychester Ave.


850 Baychester Avenue, Bronx, NY 10475



1/27, 2/17, 3/9, 3/16

10:00am - 11:00am

11:00am - 12:00pm



Registration is now full.

Black History Month

Black History Month Spirit Week

Monday, February 26th -

Friday, March 1st

P.S. 596X @ 178, 153 and 498

We will be dressing the message and completing activities in honor of Black History Month. 


All participation is optional and classroom supplies for activities will be provided.


Please see the flyer below for more information.   

D75 Music Academy

District 75 Saturday Music Academy 

Saturday, March 2, 2024

11:00am to 12:00pm

and 12:30pm to 1:30pm

P596X @ 178

District 75 Saturday Arts Academy is a Saturday program for students and

families to engage in music, dance and theater! Participants will learn with teaching artists from our partner organizations.

Together, families and students, will engage in arts-based activities including percussion, movement with music, dance or theater games.

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Town Hall Event with Chancellor David C. Banks

Monday,  March 18, 2024

6:00pm to 7:30pm

PS. P94M@PS 397

12 Spruce Street

New York, NY 10038

CCD75 and FACE Present a Town Hall with Chancellor David C. Banks


Don’t miss this excellent opportunity. Issues and concerns will be addressed.

Town Hall will also be live streamed. Please register for this event at the following link,

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Principal Parent Partnership

Thursdays 9am to 10am on Zoom

Join our weekly 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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Message from Principal John on Current World Events

October 13, 2023

Please read the letter below from our Principal, John Siracuse.

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596x @ 153 Construction Letter

November 6, 2023

This letter pertains to those that have children attending the 153x site. 


Thank you,

John Siracuse

Staff Shout Outs

P596X Staff Celebrations

February 2024

Hello, 596X School Community!


P596X has the best staff! Help me "shout them out". 


Parents and staff are welcome to nominate using the flyer below.

Thank you,

John Siracuse 

School Leadership team

School Leadership Team Meeting

Thursday,  March 21, 2024

5:30pm to 7:30pm

P.S. 596X @ 178 - Room 160

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. The School Leadership Team functions as the management team of the school, representing the educational community. It oversees the planning and restructuring process to ensure our children are provided with quality education through increased teacher and parent participation.

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February Black History Assembly: African Drumming

Wednesday, February 28, 2024


Harry S. Truman High School

Maye A. Shaw Auditorium

750 Baychester Avenue

Please join us for an assembly to celebrate Black History Month. 


The event will feature an African Drum & Dance group.


Please bring ID.

PARENTS: Leave extra time to sign in at the second floor entrance and go through security/scanning.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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Family Learning League: Mid-Year Data Review

Tuesday,  March 5, 2024


On Zoom

Families have an opportunity to see how their children are progressing!



Hosted by: The Instructional Leadership Team of 596X

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Saturday Academy

Saturday Academy

Saturday,  March 23, 2024

10:00am to 12:00pm

P596X @ 178 - 850 Baychester Ave.

We are very excited to invite you to our Saturday Academy. The Academy provides an additional learning opportunity to assist you in supporting your children’s success in school and the community.

The activities will to be, empowering, educational, interactive and fun. We will provide a pizza lunch.

Additional information in the flyer below.

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