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PS 596X


2022 - 2023 School Year Calendar

June 1, 2022

The 2022 - 2023 school year calendar is now available.

Parent Partnership

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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November Wellness: Zumba Class

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

4pm to 5pm

Please join for a “ZUMBA” class as part of our November Wellness Series. PS178 Cafeteria. Water and healthy snacks will be provided by the administration! Please register with Marcia Allen in the main office by November 28, 2022

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District 75 Parent Workshop - Kitchen Math

Tuesday, December 6, 2022

12:45pm to 1:45pm

On Zoom

Interested in finding creative ways to
practice math skills with your child? Join us as we look closely at how to use kitchen tools for measuring, estimating, counting, sorting to tap into your child’s early math skills through learning activities they’ll love.


2022 Holiday Show

Friday, December 16, 2022


Harry S. Truman HS Auditorium

Parents: Please join us for our 2022 holiday show! The students will present several performances including singing, dancing and playing instruments.

Parents must bring identification and proof of vaccination to attend.

Leave extra time to go through security due to increased security!



Monday, December 26, 2022

through Monday, January 2, 2023

School will not be in session from Monday, December 26, 2022 through Monday, January 2, 2023. Students will return to school on Tuesday, January 3, 2023. We wish you a happy holiday season and a joyful new year!


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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December Wellness: Holiday Ornaments

Monday, December 5, 2022


PS178 - 850 Baychester Avenue

2nd Floor Gym

Parents must be vaccinated to attend. Bring identification and proof of vaccination.


PLEASE NOTE: This is an in-person event only.

Hosted by Former Assistant Principal/Mentor: Elena Talamo-Mirabal


Please RSVP to by December 2, 2022

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District 75 Parent Workshop - Wonders of Science

Wednesday, December 7, 2022

11:30am to 12:30pm

On Zoom

Did you know that science is everywhere? Look around your
home and discover amazing examples of everyday science with
us. We will explore ways of nurturing curiosity by making
observations, asking questions, and seeking answers through fun,
hands-on activities at home. Discover what things sink and float,
make fun mixtures in the kitchen, and explore forces and motion
with everyday objects. There’s so much more science to see, do
and talk about!


December Saturday Academy

Saturday, December 17, 2022

10am to 12pm - PS178 Cafeteria

Parents and students, please join us!

The activities will to be, empowering, educational, interactive and fun. We will provide a pizza lunch. Please e-mail to register.


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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November Wellness Newsletter

P596X Wellness Council

Please read our First Wellness Newsletter for 2022-2023 school year along with home activities you can do together to support health and wellness 

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Toilet Training for Parents

Tuesday, December 6, 2022 10am


850 Baychester Avenue

Bronx, NY 10475 - Room 160


Parents: Please bring identification and proof of vaccination.


Mentor, Ms. Elena Talamo Mirabal


Knowing how and when to begin toilet training can be a challenge for families with children with special needs. Save Your Tears! Ms. Elena is Here!

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School Leadership Team Meeting

Thursday, December 15, 2022

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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Wednesday, December 21, 2022

6pm to 8pm




Let’s continue a good thing!

Talking, networking, learning from each other…

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