P.S.131Q: The Abigail Adams School – CASA Program

Fourth-grade students involved in the CASA Percussion Residency have been working closely with the members of Talujon and teaching artists from the Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College to create original works for percussion ensemble.  During the residency, students were exposed to a wide range of musical styles and concepts, and have learned what […]

P.S. 15Q: The Lemon Face Challenge

The Lemon Face Challenge was created to raise funds to combat diffuse intrinsic pontine gliomas (DIPG), an oft-terminal form of cancer in the brainstem that most commonly affects children aged 5 to 9 years old. The Lemon Face Challenge was started by 11-year-old Aubreigh Nicholas, who was diagnosed with DIPG in September. Her charity, Aubreigh’s […]

Celebrate the Arts in District 29 | May 19, 2018

HELP US CELEBRATE THE ARTS IN DISTRICT 29! MAY 19, 2O18 SPRINGFIELD GARDENS EDUCATIONAL COMPLEX 143-10 SPRINGFIELD BLVD, SPRINGFIELD GARDENS, NY 11413 10 AM – 1 PM LIVE BAND, FOOD, AND ART EXHIBITION INTERACTIVE PERFORMANCE BY BROOKLYN RAGA MASSIVE’S RAGA CUBANA FUTURE ARTS INITIATIVE (FAI)Community School District 29 has been awarded a 4-Year USDOE Grant […]

I.S. 59Q: Reflection on National School Walkout Day

It’s been slightly over a month since Wednesday, March 14th’s #National School Walkout Day, but the I.S. 59Q scholars will remember it for quite a while. Carrying posters and chanting against gun violence, and for the safety of children and youth while walking around the school, supported by parents and staff; made a lasting impression on […]

P.S.135Q, The Bellaire School: Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead!

On March 27th, 2018 P.S. 135Q, The Bellaire School held their first S.T.E.A.M. night of the year! It was a tremendous success. Thank you to all community members for participating in the S.T.E.A.M. activities.  Our children have such a bright future ahead! Thank you Ms. Andreolas and team for such an awesome event!

8 Incredible Reasons Why Your Students Need Thinking Maps in their Lives

“What’s on Your Mind?”   8 Incredible Reasons Why Your Students Need Thinking Maps in their Lives Written by Kelly Cintron What are Thinking Maps? Thinking Maps are consistent visual patterns linked directly to eight specific thought processes (defining, classifying, sequencing, comparing and contrasting, describing, cause and effect, part to whole relationships and seeing analogies). […]

P.S. 135Q The Bellaire School: Future Problem Solvers

The Bellaire School’s Future Problem Solver Team won first place! Ms. Andreolas and the Future Problem Solvers, SUDS4Society, spent countless hours identifying critical problems in our society, targeted one specific problem, developed a solution, and created tools and resources for the community to tackle the problem(s). #StopTheSpread Our children’s young creative mind will continue to solve […]

D29: Community of Care and Support

D29 Assistant Principals brainstormed ideas on how to engage and support our community members on an ongoing basis. Some questions our creative leaders reflected on were: What does it look like in your building? How does it feel? What does it sound like? How is it being implemented in your building? How do you know […]

Superintendent’s Message: Community District 29

BEVERLY MITCHELL – COMMUNITY DISTRICT 29 In an effort to close the achievement gap and to improve the instructional supports for English Language Learners (ENLs), Community School District 29 has been working in partnership with the Queens South Field Support Center (QSFSC) in an initiative to raise achievement for our English Language Learners. After reviewing […]