NEWS & COMMUNITY EVENTS

PS 596X

Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum Family Programs

January 3, 2020

The Intrepid Museum offers monthly programs for children (ages 5-17) with learning and developmental disabilities. Similar family programs for teens (15+) and adults with developmental disabilities are offered six times a year. These two-hour programs take place on select Sundays during regular Museum hours. Families take a guided, interactive tour of the Museum and participate in art-making activities that everyone can enjoy.

HALF DAYS FOR STUDENTS

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

PLEASE BE AWARE THAT STUDENTS WILL HAVE A HALF DAY OF SCHOOL ON WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 29, 2020 DUE TO STAFF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT. STUDENTS WILL BE DISMISSED AT 12 NOON.

 

Additional half days for 2019 - 2020:

March 25, 2020

May 20, 2020

School Leadership Team Meeting

10:00 am - PS178 Rm 160

Friday, January 17, 2019

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.

P.S.596X student Matthew Rosario selected to be National Student Ambassador

November 15, 2019

P.S.596X student, Matthew Rosario was selected to be a National Student Ambassador for the Mutt-i-grees program. The Mutt-i-grees program is a social and emotional curriculum used in conjunction with our school comfort dog, Izzy. Students from all fifty states applied and Matthew was among the very few that were selected.
Thanks to Matthew, our school received 500 dollars to be used to deepen the work already taking place.

Daniels Music Foundation

Private Music Lessons

January 3, 2020

At Daniel’s Music we believe that everyone is a musician, regardless of their experience. For over a decade we have been empowering individuals with disabilities through music, and now through our expanded offerings, everyone can discover the joy of music in their life. There is no greater sign of a happy heart than a smile, which is why our teaching approach has always been "SMILE FIRST."

District 75

Parent Workshops

January 3, 2020

District 75 will be offering several workshops for Parents of Students with Special Needs. Please click the link below to view a list of parent workshops offered throughout the city.

Order PS596X Apparel

Show Off Your School Spirit!

If you are interested in ordering PS596X school apparel for the 2019 - 2020 school year, please click on the link below. Apparel is available for staff, parents, and students with the school logo.  Instructions are available in:

 

                 English          Spanish

Please click on the language of your choice for instructions. We thank you in advance for supporting our school and our students!

Include nyc Fair

January 25, 2020

Summer Fun and Year-Round Activities for Young People With Disabilities

 

Meet face to Face with more than 80 afterschool, weekend, and recreational programs, summer camps, and other supports and services.

 

The event is free and children are welcome. The building is fully accessible.

 

interpretation services available upon request.

 

Saturday, January 25, 2020

11am to 3pm

 

Hotel Pennsylvania

401 Seventh Avenue

18th Floor

Between 32nd and 33rd Streets

New York, NY 10001

Intelligent Lives:

A Documentary

January 3, 2020

INTELLIGENT LIVES stars three pioneering young American adults with intellectual disabilities –Micah, Naieer, and Naomie–who challenge perceptions of intelligence as they navigate high school, college, and the workforce. Academy Award-winning actor and narrator Chris Cooper contextualizes the lives of these central characters through the emotional personal story of his son Jesse, as the film unpacks the shameful and ongoing track record of intelligence testing in the U.S.

INTELLIGENT LIVES challenges what it means to be intelligent, and points to a future in which people of all abilities can fully participate in higher education, meaningful employment and intimate relationships.

Parent Engagement Events

January 3, 2020

Our school has many exciting parent engagement events planned for this year. Please click the button below to view a list of upcoming events and opportunities to visit your child's classroom. You can also download our PS596X App to stay up to date on the latest upcoming events. Parent engagement remains and has always been a top priority at PS596X.

BOOK YOUR CHILD'S NEXT PARTY WITH IT'S A PARTY!

December 2019

Book your child's next party with I'ts a Party for only $5.00 per student!!!  Every party comes with a goodie bag for each guest. 

 

For more information, please click the form below

If you have any questions regarding It's a Party and the services they provide, please contact: Phowardmaldonad@schools.nyc.gov

District 75 Annual Fathers Conference

April 25, 2020

The D75 Fathers Conference will provide opportunities for District 75 fathers to network with each other. The day will include vendors who will share valuable information!

 

This conference will offer fathers and male caregivers the opportunity to learn about:

- Emotional Literacy

- Post Secondary Planning

- Financial Empowerment

- Health and Wellness

- Microsoft Office Tools

- Supporting Students with Challenging Behaviors

and More!

 

Date: April 25, 2020

Time: 9:00am to 3:30pm

Location:

Beacon High School

521 West 43rd Street (Between 10th and 11th Avenues)

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