Skills for Life for Families

A 4-Part Series of Workshops for Parents

Summer 2015 at P.S. 116

What would parenting look like if you experienced less stress and anxiety, had more control over your emotions, and had the space for reflection before taking action?  This series of four workshops will help parents learn practical skills in:

·      Listening mindfully

·      Handling difficult emotions

·      Resolving conflict effectively

·      Balancing life’s demands and challenges

·      Enriching your parenting experience


·      Monday, July 6                    9:00-10:30am

·      Wednesday, July 8              9:00-10:30am

·      Monday, July 13                  9:00-10:30am

·      Wednesday, July 15            9:00-10:30am

Location: P.S. 116, 210 East 33rd Street, Room 204

This workshop series is offered free of charge and will be led by members of The Spirituality Mind Body Institute of Columbia University in collaboration with The Inner Resilience ProgramLight refreshments will be served.

To register, please RSVP with your first and last name, your child’s name, and email address to Jan Fielder at by July 2, 2015.

Studio in a School & Christie's New York 
To Unveil Young Visions 2015 Exhibit

The artwork of several P.S.124 students, from the Studio in a School program, has been included in the Young Visions 2015 Exhibit to be unveiled at Christie’s New York, 20 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY, on Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015, from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.  Some of students' work includes:

Ye Chen 1-118
Jasmine Tsang 1-204
Chloe Wen 1-204
Caitlin Wong K-110
Qin Xian Wu K-108

For more information, click here.

4th Grade Parent Meeting
Information regarding Middle School

Monday, June 22,2015
6:00 pm in the Auditorium

Tuesday, June 23, 2015
8:30 am in the Auditorium

Art News

Congratulations to PS 124 Students from Ms. Riley’s Art Class! 


Gifted & TalentedTours

We have a school tour on:

Monday, April 20, 2015
9:00 am - 10:00 am
5:45 pm - 6:45 pm

If you live in New York City and your child was born in 2011, 
he/she is eligible for Pre-Kindergarten in September 2015.  
The application period is from 
Monday, March 16 to Friday, April 24, 2015. 

City Announces New Streamlined Pre-K Enrollment Process
Click here for more information.

Learning Environment Survey
Fill out the green survey and send it in
Fill out online, click here.

Survey deadline extended to April 17!

5th Grade Graduation

The date for the 5th Graduation has been moved to
Friday, June 19, 2015,
the same day as the 5th Grade Dance,
due to conflicts with siblings' middle school graduation.

We are sorry for the inconvenience.    

Congratulations to the Theatre Club!!!

Congratulations to our own Theatre Club for winning the Freddie G Outstanding Production award at the 2015 Junior Theater Festival this past weekend in Atlanta, Georgia!

In addition, Mr. Ryan Olsen was one of seven teachers selected for the Freddie G Fellowship.

Students Aaron Wang and Caroline Leung were named to the Junior Theater Festival All-Stars, which is made up of two outstanding performers from each group attending the festival.  The All-Stars performed a song during the closing ceremony for all 4,500 festival attendees.

Please Keep the Main Entrance Clear!

Please do not congregate in front of the Main Doors
when dropping off children in the morning.

Thank you!

P.S.124 Continues to Excel in
NY State Test Results for 2014

Our school has consistently been a top performing school in both ELA and Math in District 2 and in Chinatown.
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Stay Informed!
Periodically check our monthly calendar on this website to keep up to date on any changes. We will make changes as soon as we are aware of them.  Thank you for your understanding!

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