What's New Here?



Thursday, September 22, 2016

4:30-7:30 PM

All parents and guardians are invited and encouraged to attend

This is your opportunity to learn all about the curriculum, assessments, classroom procedures, class newsletters/websites, upcoming trips, and lots of other information to have a great start to the new school year!

4:30- 5:30  Meet the cluster teachers in the auditorium

5:45-6:45 Meet your child’s classroom teacher(s) in the classroom

7:00-7:30 Meet your PTA officers at the first PTA meeting of the school year

 Please Note:

This evening is for parents only. We will have many people in the building and we do not have the room or staff to supervise children safely,

No childcare will be provided.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Thursday, September 8th is the first day of school.

It is a half day for Kindergarten students (8:20-11:40)

and a full day for grades 1-5 (8:20-2:40)


Class assignments and Back-to-School information

will be e-mailed to all PS 166 families by

September 1st, via the Weekly Newsletter.

PS 166 Family Handbook

Find the answers to your questions!

Click HERE for the 2016-2017 PS 166 Family Handbook.

Learn More About the CCLS State Tests


The resources below will help parents understand more about the state tests that grade 3-5 students will take in April.

ELA Test is April 5, 6, 7

Math Test is April 13, 14, 15


From the March 18th, 2016 ELA Workshop:

From the March 11th, 2016 Math Workshop:

For additional information visit our parent resources page


Click HERE to view the 2016-2017 school calendar.

Art News

Check out the new work in our Student Artist’s Studio !


The Specials

the specials

Check out what’s new in our Specials classes!




Dance News



Principal’s Corner

Ms. Mastriano’s  June Letter



Hours are 9AM – 2:00PM Monday through Thursday. Welcome to our new librarian Rachel Fremmer. You can contact her at rfremmer@gmail.com with any questions, or just stop in to the library to say hi and introduce yourself!

Students may check out one book at a time. They may keep the book for one week and must return the book the next time their class visits the library. We have lots of fun activities planned this year. Happy reading!


Support PS 166

Shopping at Amazon Supports PS 166 Use this link to support 166.

Find more ways to
Shop in Support of 166

Lunch Menu


September Menu


My School Bucks

Pay for School Meals

Lunch Schedule

Kindergarten and 1st Grade
10:38am – 11:23am
2nd & 4th grades
11:29am – 12:14pm
3rd and 5th grades
12:19pm – 1:04pm

Simple Calendar

October 3, 2016
  • Rosh Hashanah

    ( School Closed)

October 10, 2016
  • Columbus Day

    ( School Closed)

October 12, 2016
  • Yom Kippur

    ( School Closed)



We raised over $600 for the school last year and kept approximately 10,000 pounds of waist out of the land-fill from textile recycling. Our first Monthly textile recycling drive will take place Monday, September 26- until drop-off Friday, September 30, 2016.

Thanks for your contributions to our monthly textile recycling drives! Your donations equal more money for the school and an emptier landfill!

Textile Items Accepted (clean / not soiled only)

  • Clothing, sheets, blankets, pillows, rags, shoes, stuffed animals

For more info on recycling check out this newsletter from our partners Wearable Collections

Other monthly totals are:

May – 1,050 lbs

April – 750 lbs

March – 1,000 lbs

February – 600 lbs

January – 1,000 lbs

December – 750 lbs

November – 1,000 lbs

October – 1,150 lbs

P: (212) 678-2829 F: (212) 579-4542
132 West 89th Street, New York, NY 10024