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Cupid’s Helpers Volunteers Needed

The PTA of PS165Q is in need of Parent Volunteers to assist with preparing Valentine’s Days orders for the children on Monday, February 13th 2017 from 5PM to 8PM. We understand if you are only able to assist for an hour or so because every pair of hands helps!
Please complete the online form if you are able to donate some of your time to help our children.
You can also print and return the paper form below.

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Book Fare Continues Online thru March 12th!

The Book Fair is over at school but continues online for a short time longer.

Our Online Fair is available for an extended time from Monday, February 29th to Saturday, March 12th

Be sure to visit the

PS165Q Book Fair Online at


PTA Book Fair!!!

Dear Parents and Teachers:

Reading is the most important skill you can teach a child. Of all the skills children learn, it is the one you can influence the most.

We invite you to visit our Scholastic Book Fair and experience a celebration of reading that provides families the opportunity to get involved in a universal mission: encouraging kids to read every day so they can lead better lives.

Reading is vital to every child’s success, and raising kids as readers is getting involved while they’re young. Now is the time! Since there will never be a substitute for a parent’s direct involvement in his/her child’s education, please make plans to visit our Book Fair. Hope to see you there!

Book Fair Dates:    Monday, February 29th to Friday, March 4th

Shopping Hours:   8:30AM – 2:00PM  everyday except Thursday March 3rd

Special Events:   Thursday, March 3rd — 12:45PM to 3:00PM and 5:00PM to 8:00PM

[notice]Before you visit the Book Fair, be sure to download the FREE Book Fairs App to help you find the right books for your child. For more information, visit: And if you’re all booked up during Book Fair week be sure to visit the Book Fair online at Our Online Fair is available for an extended time from Monday, February 29th to Saturday, March 12th.[/notice]

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We look forward to having you participate in our Book Fair, and remember, all purchases benefit our school!


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P.S.165Q Community Service Project

To Our P. S. 165 Community, Students, Parents and Teachers:

Thank you for the tremendous and overwhelming support you showed last school year for our Community Service Project.  Thanks to your contributions of nonperishable food in cans, bags and boxes, we were able to donate 50 cases to each of our local food pantries, St. Nicholas of Tolentine and the Macedonian Church of downtown Flushing, where needy families are given nourishing relief.

After much discussion during the last several weeks; it has been decided that this Community Service Project will continue. The economy is very slowly improving and there are still many families in need of assistance from our own neighborhood.

Each month a different grade level will have the responsibility of bringing in non-perishable food products. If it is not your child’s grade level, they can still bring food in; it is always welcome. We will have a box in the front lobby by security, like last year. When any food is donated please make sure your child’s class is marked on it. Every class on the grade will receive an ice cream sundae party like last year; with the class that has the greatest amount of donations going first.

In today’s times, due to loss of jobs or a decrease in their family income, many families are doing without. Should any of our families have this experience, please know that these two food pantries are available.

As a school community we are here to help, our children as well as their families. Please continue to send in what you can throughout the school year.  It teaches our children that too can make a difference in soneone else’s life.

Thank you!

Mrs. Hayes, Mrs. Friedman, Ms. Konstan and Ms. Bonagura

Download the Community Service Project Flier!

[important]St. Nicholas of Tolentine Church is located at 150-75 Goethals Ave, Jamaica, NY 11432. Their food pantry is open Monday-Friday, from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. A referral is needed everyday but Thursday. Please contact Mrs. Hayes or Mrs. Konstan in total confidence should you require a referral. Call 1-718-263-4004.  The Macedonia AME Church in downtown Flushing is located at
37-22 Union St, Flushing, NY 11354. You can reach them at 1.718.353.5870 for their pantry’s hours of operation. [/important]

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