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    Principal's Coffee Talk

    Thursday, October 3 - Kindergarten Parents, 8:45 AM, Library

    Friday, October 4 - Grade 1 Parents, 8:45 AM, Library

    Wednesday, October 16 - Grade 4 & 5 Parents, 8:45 AM, Library

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  • New York State Education Department Recognition School

    PS 166 is proud to have recently been named by the New York State Education Department as a Recognition School for High Academic Achievement in Student Growth! 

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PTA Announcements

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    Inclusion Committee Meeting

    Thursday, September 26th at 8:30 AM in the Community Room (room 107). All parents are invited to attend!

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    PTA Board Special Election

     Thursday, October 17

    The PTA will hold a special election for Communications Secretary.  All parents/guardians of a student at PS 166 are eligible to run. 
    If you would like to nominate yourself, please fill out a Nomination Form, available in the school lobby, and drop it in the PTA mailbox, also in the lobby, in an envelope marked “PTA Nominating Committee” You can also e-mail the completed form to the Nominating Committee chair: Kathryn Oblad at  We will also take nominations from the floor at the election meeting.

  • Textile Recycling, Curbside Compost, and Green Meeting

    ● Pesto Sale Monday at drop off! Pesto made by PS 166 parents from basil and parsley planted and harvested in the school gardens by PS 166 kids! To benefit the PTA for our school.
    ● We are looking for volunteers to water the gardens and to help students sort garbage at breakfast and lunch. Sign up here.   
    ● Some Climate Change education for kids resources: booksBrain PopNational Geographic KidsNASA’s Climate Kids 

    Curbside Composting is every Tuesday from 8:00 - 8:30am, just east of school entrance doors.

    All food waste accepted. Information on what can be brought is here (rules for NYC curbside collection). Please bring in reusable container, paper bag, or compostable plastic bag (marked with BPI) if possible.

    Textile Recycling is every Friday in bin in lobby, any time from drop off until 2:45 pm. Clean clothes in good or poor condition, plus sheets, towels, shoes, stuffed animals accepted. PTA gets 10 cents per pound collected for our school. More information about our partner Wearable Collections here.

    Meetings are on Tuesdays at 8:30 am in the Community Room. Come join us.

    Questions or want to get involved?

  • Fall Fest - Save the Date

    Saturday, October 26, 2019

    Fall Fest is coming!  You don’t want to miss this fun-filled day, so please mark your calendars for October 26, 2019 (rain date: October 27). 

     Fall Fest tickets and volunteer opportunities will be available soon.

     Do you have any dolls or large stuffed animals that you would like to get out of your home? If so, the Haunted House can use them!  Please email directly to coordinate your donation.

  • New and Returning Family Welcome Dinner

    Thursday, September 24, 6:00 - 8:00PM

    Location: The Reading Garden / Cafeteria

    All families are invited to join us for a special dinner to welcome our Kindergarten and other new families to PS166!

    Click here to RSVP

    Sign up here to bring pot-luck appetizers and desserts


  • Have You Added Your Family to the PTA Directory?

    The PTA directory will ensure you get important updates about PTA events, class specific emails from your class rep, and is also how we get your contact information for our CAASS security system and ID cards to enter the school building.
    Please complete the steps below by Friday September 20th: (it’s quick and easy!)
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