Announcements

  • Kindergarten - 5th Parents It Is Not To Late To Order School Uniforms- Ordering Schedule.

    Ordering windows:

    Your school’s final ordering windows are as follows:

    Our school webstore link is :www.smoothusa.com/ps160x 

    Window #

    Ordering Window Open/Close Date

    Approx. Delivery Date

    Ordering Window #3:

    9/16-9/30

    Week of 10/21

    Ordering Window #4:

    10/1-10/17

    Week of 11/7

     

       
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  • Virtual Events To Support Our Bronx Families & Our Sept. Parent 411 Newsletter

    The following two virtual events that have been designed to support our Bronx families. 

    Wednesdays in September & October 3-5 pm   Special Education Office Hours - Parents can Zoom in to ask questions or get guidance on Special Education.   

    We will be hosting the An Overview of ACADEMIC ASSESSMENTS for Parents in Spanish and Bangla on October 4, 2021  6:00-7:00 pm.  We are waiting for the translated flyer from T&I.

    Sept. Parent 411 Update- Newsletter

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  • K-5th Grade Link to Apply For Afterschool Program

    Please click this link to see how to apply online for the MMCC Afterschool program.  https://docs.google.com/document/d/170YB79BHHlkty5c1IMRblulL3zGSERwdBuaCQrkHPLk/edit?usp=sharing

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  • Daily Health Screening Link

    As part of our Multi-layered safety protocols, students and staff are required to fill out a daily health screening prior to entering the school building.  Please click on the link provided below to access the online health screening tool.  Parents to access sign in as guest and fill out the questionnaire for your child. 

    http://healthscreening.schools.nyc

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  • Student Gmails & Virtual Emergency Contact Cards

    Please click on the link provided below and fill out your child's Emergency Contact Form.  If you have more than one child please fill out a separate form for each of your children according to their grade.   

    Emergency Contact Links

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  • Pop-Up Vaccination Site

    Our school campus has been designated as a vaccination site.  Please read the attached PDF below. 

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  • Important Contact Information

    School Contact Information : Please note do not use the waltdisney.org emails , they will not work.  

    Mrs. L. Baker, Principal- lbaker3@schools.nyc.gov

    Ms. N. Pagan, Asst. Principal, IA   - npagan6@schools.nyc.gov

    Mrs. K. Gray, Parent Coordinator- kgray6@schools.nyc.gov  Remote Learning  Phone #: 845 875 9234 ( Please call this number to speak to a live person- Please leave a message if  the call  goes to voicemail)

    Parent Coordinator-Parent 411
  • Important Parent Links

    Parents please click on the link provided below to access  the following forms:

    * Early Breakfast Program Sign Up

    *Photo/Video Consent Form

    *4th & 5th Grade Walk Home Permission Form

    * REMIND Text Messaging  Sign Up

    https://docs.google.com/document/d/1lKkgCCoL5Bs6Nuqo2WV03d7Rvw3G87KQUPWYcQAUtH0/edit?usp=sharing

     

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  • September 2021 Calendar

    Please view our Sept. 2021 Calendar Below.  FYI - School Is Closed On Thurs. Sept. 16th.

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  • PLEASE READ OUR PARENT 411 NEWSLETTER SUMMER EDITION

    Our Parent 411 Summer Edition Newsletter is ready and available. Please click on the link below to read our Welcome Back to School Edition. 

    There is pertinent information regarding the start of school along with a wonderful welcome from our Principal, Ms. Lori Baker. 

    If you missed our virtual parent orientation a link to the presentation and an audio link of the meeting is inside our newsletter. 

    https://www.smore.com/dktjb

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  • Aug. 20,2021 -Update For Families- New Guidelines For Students Participating In PSAL Sports

    Update For Families- New Guidelines for students participating in PSAL sports. Please read attached letter

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  • Our School Supply Lists Are Now Available

    Please click on the appropriate supply list for your grade.

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  • NYC SCHOOL ACCOUNTS - Everyone should have one!

    Parents- Everyone Should Have Their NYC School Account set up! Your account is where you will see your child's academic information and all CoVid School Community  Updates populate to your child's NYC School Account. 

    Parents if you do not have a NYC Schools Account, please  check your child's ps160.org email. If you did not receive an email that means you already have an established NYC Schools Account. Just click on the higlighted NYC Schools Account link below. 

    I have attached to loom videos to help assist parents in 1) Setting up an Account 2) Where to access report card info once in the account.  Please contact me at kgray6@schools.nyc.gov if you need assistance. 

    Did you know that you can track your child’s education on any computer, phone, or tablet? The NYC Schools Account (NYCSA) is an app that lets you see your student’s grades, attendance, fitness results, schedule, and more from anywhere and in all DOE languages: Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, English, French, Haitian Creole, Korean, Russian, Spanish, and Urdu. Get started right now!

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  • MMCC- Afterschool Program ( A Hybrid Program )

    Hi Parents- 

    Our MMCC afterschool program is offering a hybrid program for our students. If you would like your child to participate in the MMCC program  please fill out the attached the application. 

    Please email your applications to Ms. Erica at: errodriguez160@gmail.com

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  • School Menus-

    Parents- Please click the link below to view the following school menus:

    Breakfast 

    Lunch Express Meals

    Meals to Go ( Remote Lunch)

    https://www.schools.nyc.gov/school-life/food/menus

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  • NYC Family Updates - The Week of Sept. 13th

    Please read the attached NYC Family Updates from our first week of school.

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  • June's Calendar

    June's calendar can be found under our CoVid 19 Blended Learning page.

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  • Bronx Exec. Superintendent - Discussion Talks Focus on Language Access

    Bronx Exec. Superintendent Presents Discussion Talks - Focus On Language Access

    Join central and borough staff to develop a plan to bring equity through language access to our parents, parent leaders and families.

    May 17th, English

    May 18th, Spanish

    May 19th, Arabic

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  • Latest Family Letter From Chancellor Porter - 2021-2022 School Updates

    Please read the latest letter from our Madame Chancellor Meisha Porter regarding our upcoming 2021-2022 school year. 

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  • Please Read The Latest Family Letter From Madame Chancellor Porter

    Please read the attached Family Letter celebrating Asian/Pacific American Heritage month and great resources for families.

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  • The Latest School Community CoVid19 Updates

    Please click on the attached file to view the latest CoVid 19 Testing Updates for our school community. 

    Parents, just a reminder if you have your NYCSA you will receive updates and alerts to the email attached to your account. 

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  • The 1st Official Family Letter From Our Newly Appointed Chancellor

    Please read the attached family letter from our newly appointed Madame Chancellor Meisha Ross Porter. 

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  • Parent 411 - April Newsletter

    Please read our Parent 411 Newsletter - What's Happening At The Walt Disney Magnet STEAM School?   Click Here To View:https://www.smore.com/tde2c 

    Highlights:

    Summer Rising- NYC DOE Summer Program

    Equity Conversations: #STOPASIANHATE  & The George Floyd Verdict

    CEC Elections

    Upcoming Events

     

     

     

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  • The Latest Updates For Families From The Chancellor's Office

    Parents please click on the provided file to view the latest Update To Families from Chancellor Carranza.

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  • Latest Covid 19 Update for our school- Jan. 25, 2021

    Please read the attached letter with the latest parent information regarding CoVid 19 School Community updates.

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Getting To Know Us... The Walt Disney Magnet STEAM School

STEAM - Collaborative Research

  • The Power of Inspiration: 4th Grade Poetry

     As Lonnie Bunch, Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution and founding director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, once said, “There is no more powerful force than a people steeped in their history. And there is no higher cause than honoring our struggle and ancestors by remembering.”

    STEAM
  • Each One Teach One; “We share what we’ve learned with you”

    Fourth grade students support third grade students with math.

    STEAM
  • NYC Park Rangers- Ecosystem

     

     
    The students learned about the Ecosystem, the complex of living organisms, their physical environment, and all their interrelationships.
    STEAM
  • Exemplars -" A powerful performance material for developing critical thinking, reasoning and communication skills in mathematics."

      Students work with a partner to develop their high-order thinking skills.

    STEAM
  • Web of kindness

    Third grade shows kindness toward one another.

    STEAM
  • Peer Teaching

     

    Peer teaching is a method by which one student instructs another student.  The benefit is peers and students share a similar discourse, allowing for greater understanding.  "Research also indicates that peer learning activities typically yield the following results for both tutor and tutee: team-building spirit and more supportive relationships; greater psychological well-being, social competence, communication skills and self-esteem; and higher achievement and greater productivity in terms of enhanced learning outcomes."

    STEAM
  • Library checkout encourages reading

    STEAM
  • Collaborative Learning

    Learning Collaboratively Helps Students


     
    Students have
    the opportunity to work and collaborate together to learn and grow from each other. Collaborative learning has been shown to not only develop higher-level thinking skills in students, but boost their confidence and self-esteem as well.

    STEAM
  • Why Research?

    Research help students improve reading skills. It helps students develop critical thinking and reasoning skills as they collect sources for their writing.

    STEAM
  • New York City’s Water System

    The students learned how New York City gets its water from reservoir to tap. They also as engineers constructed model aqueducts.

    STEAM
  • STEAM Challenge

    Students worked with a partner to build the longest chain, using one piece of construction paper.

    STEAM
  • Properties of Matter-Invisible Ink

    The students learned how to write a secret message using lemon juice. Lemon juice is an acidic and weakens paper. When the paper is heated, the remaining acid turns the paper brown and reveals the message. 

    STEAM
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PS 160 Virtual Art Exhibition 2019 - 2020

Our STEAM Focus

Science: kids playing with play-doh  Technology: girl using iPad to code  Engineering: little ones playing with blocks  Art: boy making art project  Mathematics: girl writing down homework