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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.

 

Which days do students attend school?

All P.S.208 students attend school 5 days a week - Monday to Friday.  Remote learners attend virtually through Google Classroom.   In-person Learners attend 5 days of school - in the building.

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.

What are the school hours and arrival procedures?

The school day starts and ends at:

8:30AM - 2:00PM

  • Both the In-Person-Learning and Remote-Learning  school day, begins  at 8:30am and ends at 2:00pm.

  • In-Person Learning students should arrive at the school by 8:30am.

  • Remote-Learning students should log into Google Classroom and say,"Good Morning," each day.  In addition, they must attend their google meets.

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.