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“Fun is serious”!
P.S. 150Q PTA in coordination with Ms. Pate and the school administration are working on implementing “Serious Fun After School” program. It will supplement the established after school programs run by The Virtual Y and Sunnyside Community Services – not replace them.
At the April PTA meeting, Sylvia Ramsaywak, Executive Director of Serious Fun, ensured parents that all spaces, class rooms and public rooms will be shared cooperatively. Their experience in scheduling with other shared after school programs have been successful in schools such as PS 300, PS 85 and PS 166.
A description in short, “Serious Fun After School” provides enrichment classes in art, music, dance and sports, as well as homework help and free time after school.
The real beauty is in their flexible scheduling.
Participants can pick the after school attendance days according to preference and are not mandated to attend a full week – unless they choose to. As a family supported program, they can offer flexibility to parents and the fees are extremely reasonable. “Serious Fun” is a fully licensed after school child care and is a non-profit organization.
For more details, please click to open or download the informational flyers below:
To discuss the program further, please attend the PTA meetings scheduled for Wednesday, May 28th and June 18, both at 08:15 am.
The Sunnyside After School program released the following flyer in reference to enrollment. At the last PTA meeting, it was apparent that not every student received the notice.
The general information is as follows:
- Applications will be dispensed at the security desk in the main building on September 19, Wednesday.
- Completed applications can be dropped off at the security desk
- Acceptance letters will be sent out on September 27th
- Orientation is on October 2nd
- The program commences on October 4th
The notice also states that openings are filled on a first-come-first-served basis and only completed applications will be accepted. Please note, the program is available for grades K – 5 only.
To contact the Sunnyside After School program director for P.S. 150Q, please call Lizette at (347) 684-3399
Ms. Mirelys of the Sunnyside After School program was a guest speaker at Thursday’s PTA meeting. The following is a copy of the leaflets handed out to parents to help fight for restoration of funds. The After School program is vital to a healthy community. It provides a stable environment and structured discipline that nurtures development for kids who would otherwise be left to their own devices. Whether or not your child attends After School, please join us – take action and help keep our community safe.
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