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Grades 1-5 New Student Pre-Registration for September 2021

If you live zoned for PS 8 and have a child who is aged for 1st through 5th grade in September 2021, please complete this FORM. Our Parent Coordinator, Eileen Carrier, will email you with information about pre-registration.  

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NYS Standard Testing Information

All children, both Fully Remote and Hybrid Learners, must OPT-IN to take the exams.  This means, if you would like your child to participate in the ELA, Math and Science (4th Grade only), you must OPT-IN using this form: https://forms.gle/WT58BEcxGSVVhkZF9.  If you do not OPT-IN via this form, your child will automatically be opted-out.  If your […]

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Spring Family-Administration Meetings

We hold Family-Administration meetings three times each year. These will be the second of three. The meetings will be held:  April 6th, 9:00 AM – Kindergarten April 6th, 12:00 PM – First Grade April 7th, 9:00 AM – Second Grade April 7th, 12:00 PM – Third Grade April 8th, 9:00 AM – Fourth Grade April […]

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  New Opt-in Window for Blended Learning 

Beginning this Wednesday, March 24, you can complete the Learning Preference Survey to select blended learning for your child.  Families can also call 311.  You can change to blended learning until Friday, April 9. When Your Student Can Return to the School Building  Students in district 3-K, Pre-K, and grades K-5, including students in District […]

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Return to School

Mandatory In-School COVID-19 Testing In order for your child to return to in-person learning, you must submit the consent form for in-school COVID-19 testing. Mandatory in-school testing will happen weekly for a random selection of staff and students in all reopened school buildings. If you submitted a consent form before October 15th, please complete a new consent. There is an update in […]

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Contacting PS 8

Our school phones are not working. If you need assistance from November 19th to 30th, please call Keisha Worrell, our school secretary, at 201 579 3223 or Tracey Briggman, our school aide, at 973 850 9120.

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District 13 Community Town Hall Schedule: Becoming an Anti-Racist District

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Prospective Family Virtual Open House

We will have our first Virtual Open Houses on December 2, 2020 at 10:00 AM and 1:00 PM. Pre-registration is required. We will send a link to the meeting in advance. Register for 10:00 AM Session. Register for 1:00 PM Session

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Student Conferences

November 18th Conference Day Schedule All instruction will be remote and end at 11:00 AM. Remote conferences will be held from 12:00 PM to 2:30 PM and from 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM. Watch for sign-ups from your child’s classroom teachers.

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Curriculum Upd8

Curriculum Upd8s will be facilitated by classroom and specialty teachers on Monday, November 16th. The 40 minute Upd8s will provide information on the current and upcoming units of study and provide you with a picture of what daily instruction is like for your child. We hope these Upd8s will support the upcoming 1:1 conferences. Please […]

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Parent Coordinator Upd8

The Weekly Upd8 is sent to families every Monday via Operoo. April 04-26-21 04-19-21 04-12-21 04-05-21 March 03-22-21 03-15-21 03-08-21