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Frequently Asked Questions

In this section, we have compiled some of our most frequently asked questions.

If there is something that we missed, please reach out and a member of our staff will get in touch with you.

 

Where can I see the weekly Group A or B schedules?

How do I access Google Classroom?

  • PRESS HERE  to get started with Google Classroom

  • PRESS HERE for a Google Classroom VideoTutorial. In the language of your choice.

What if I can't access Google Classroom?

Accessing Google Classroom can sometimes be challenging. 

What are the school registration hours?

The school registration hours are:

Monday to Thursday:

9:00am to 11:30am

Note: Masks must be worn, and the 6 feet apart - distancing recommendations must be maintained.

Where can I find the form to choose Remote Instruction for Fall?

To choose remote instruction, follow the instructions on the  link below or call 311.

https://www.nycenet.edu/surveys/learningpreference

What are the school hours and arrival procedures?

The school day starts and ends at:

8:30AM - 2:00PM

  • Both the Blended-Learning and Remote-Learning  school day will begin at 8:30am and end at 2:00pm.

  • Blended-Learning students should arrive to the school at 8:30am, on the days when they are in the school building, and login to Google Classroom at 8:30am, and say, "Good Morning," on their Remote days.

  • Remote-Learning students should log into Google Classroom and say,"Good Morning," each day. 

What are the school supplies needed for my child's class?

  • PreK families should contact their child's teacher directly regarding school supplies. 

  • Grades Kindergarten - Grade 5

A: Due to the current situation, and our increased efforts in safety and sanitizing, we are requesting that students bring and use their own pencils, pens, markers, crayons and notebooks. There will be no community supply of these items.

PRESS HERE FOR THE SUPPLY LIST


How does PS208K keep families informed? 

  • PS208k uses: newsletters, robocalls, texts, emails, google classroom, the website, instagram, Facebook and more. Please fill out the Contact Information Sheet, so that you can be properly informed.

  • The Parent Coordinator - Ms Miller- uses the text program REMIND to keep our busy families informed. 


  • To receive our weekly text updates use the prompts below to join according to grade level:

Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten and Grade 1​

              Text @ps208 to the number 81010

Grades 2 & Grades 3

              Text @ps208el to the number 81010

Grades 4 & Grades 5

               Text @ps208kel to the number 81010

  • In addition, events are also spotlighted on Facebook, on our website, through our monthly grade level newsletters, at PTA meetings, parent engagement meetings, and at workshops.

What are the school uniform colors?

Girls

Shirts: Yellow

Ties: Burgundy

Dresses / Skirts / Pants: Burgundy

Stockings: Burgundy

Cardigans: Burgundy

Boys

Shirts: Yellow

Pants: Grey

Ties: Burgundy

Cardigans: Burgundy

Is there a breakfast or lunch menu available?

  • The office of School Food has daily breakfast and lunch menus available online.

  • There is also a school food app available for download onto your phones.

  • Please check out the link below.

www.schoolfoodnyc.org/schoolfood/MenusDailyDisplay.aspx

If my child needs a Metrocard or School Bus Service, who do I contact?

Many transportation issues can be answered by visiting the Office of Pupil Transportation website at: http://www.optnyc.org/parents/information.htm


For transportation issues at PS208K please call the main office at: 718-629-1670 and ask to speak to:

The Parent Coordinator 

Ms. Miller ( chudlin@schools.nyc.gov)

or

The Guidance Counselor

Ms. Hobson (Lhobson@schools.nyc.gov)

Our FAQ page will be updated regularly. Please revisit to see if your question has been addressed.

P.S. 208K Elsa Ebeling School

Phone: 718-629-1670

4801 Avenue D, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA

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