Danielle Nola

Principal, I.A.

Stacy Battista Keefe Vallaro Diana Messano

Assistant Principals

PS 200 Updates

January 2023

Please join us for our January PTA Meeting on Tuesday, Jan 31st at 6pm.

Video call link: https://meet.google.com/fxx-dhis-rna

Or dial: ‪(US) +1 929-324-2728‬ PIN: ‪158 760 320‬#

Our guidance counselors will be hosting weekly Parent Workshops on Tuesday afternoons from 2:30pm – 3:00pm. Visit www.ps200.com for the link to join. Contact CHamai@schools.nyc.gov for more information.

Fall 2022

Please read this letter regarding attendance.

Welcome back! Please review the PS 200 Cell Phone Policy and the DOE Disciplinary Code.

Click on the "Welcome, Wolfpack to the 2022-2023 School Year" drop-down box above for first day of school information.

Supply Lists are available!

PS 200

The Benson School

Meet Ms. Nola!

Watch our Town Hall

Parent Workshops

Our guidance counselors will be hosting weekly Parent Workshops on Tuesday afternoons from 2:30pm – 3:00pm

Video call link: https://meet.google.com/rtx-nruf-cty

Or dial: ‪(US) +1 929-266-2006 PIN: ‪610 980 199#

More phone numbers: https://tel.meet/rtx-nruf-cty?pin=3258829111655

DOE Updates

January 2023

The kindergarten application is open! Apply by January 20, 2023. This year you can add G&T programs to it, too! Visit the DOE admissions site for more information.

NYC Schools Account Information

Don’t have a NYC Schools Account? Each parent can sign up for one now at https://www.schoolsaccount.nyc/ then contact Ms. Lucy for your personal code to add your students.

Learn more about NYC Schools Account (NYCSA) https://www.schools.nyc.gov/learning/student-journey/nyc-schools-account

Keep swimmers safe next summer by becoming a lifeguard!

Take the qualifying test this month and protect New Yorkers. More info: http://nyc.gov/parks/lifeguards

Welcome, wolfpack to the 2022-2023 School year!

School resumes Thursday, Sept. 8. School hours are 8:00-2:20.

Doors open at 7:30 for those would like hot breakfast.
Doors open at 7:55 for all others.

Please see the image below to find which entrance your student will use for arrivals and dismissal.

Arrival Procedures

Pre - K (8:00 AM) - Will enter through the main door at the security desk.

Kindergarten - Kindergarten will line up in the park adjacent to the school. Teachers will meet the students in the courtyard and escort them into the building.

Grades 1 & 2 - Will enter through the door on Benson Ave closest to Bay 23rd Street. The line will start at the door and form towards Bay 22nd Street. As you enter the building you will make a right into the playroom. Then you will use the 2nd door from the left (Staircase B). For the first two weeks, first grade teachers will meet their students in the playroom.

Grades 3, 4 & 5 - Line up on Bay 22nd street using the side door. The line will start at the door and form towards Bath Ave.

Dismissal Procedures

Pre-K (2:10 PM) - Will dismiss at the main entrance.

Kindergarten - Students will dismiss through the schoolyard.

Grade 1 - Students will dismiss through the Bay 23rd Street door, closest to Benson Ave.

Grade 2 - Students will dismiss through the door on Benson Ave, closest to Bay 23rd Street.

Grade 3 - Classes 3-302, 3-434, & 3-125A will dismiss in the inner courtyard next to the auditorium side door. Classes 3-433, 3-305, 3-301, 3-313, 3-303 will dismiss in the handball courts.

Grade 4 - Students will dismiss through the Bay 22nd Street exit (main auditorium door) and will proceed to line up towards Benson Ave.

Grade 5 - Classes 5-427 and 5-419 will dismiss in the basketball courts. All other 5th-grade classes will dismiss through the Bay 22nd Street exit (main auditorium door) and will proceed to line up towards the courtyard.

Breakfast & Lunch Procedures:

  • Breakfast - Hot breakfast will be available at 7:30 in the cafeteria. Students may enter through the entrance off Bay 23rd facing the courtyard (see image above).

  • For certain activities, including lunch, additional safety measures will be used. When eating, students must maintain three feet of physical distance and should be seated in such a way that they are facing away from one another. For example, students may sit on a single side of a cafeteria bench, three feet apart. Schools may utilize other spaces, including but not limited to classrooms, auditoriums, gyms, and outdoor spaces for cafeteria use.

Supply lists are available on our website. Not all supplies are needed on the first day. It actually preferred if you child brings the supplies over the course of several days.

For additional information regarding health and safety for the upcoming year, please visit the DOE Safe and Healthy Learning for All website.



Email Distribution List

Parent communication is key to the success of our students. The Wolfpack wants to ensure we keep you informed and up to date.

If you have not already signed up, please fill out this form to join the P.S. 200 parent/guardian email distribution list!


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