Virtual Learning

P.S. 255 Remote Learning Grading Policy

Please see the letter from Principal Kelly McCann regarding Remote Learning Expectations and the Remote Learning Grading Policy:

 Remote Learning Grading Policy.pdf 

Optional Tutoring Resource Available through Public Libraries

Optional Tutoring Resource Available through Public Libraries

The City of New York’s three public library systems—Brooklyn Public Library, New York Public Library, and Queens Public Library—are providing free access to Brainfuse, which is an online tutoring platform for families and students. This resource is available seven days a week, from 2:00–11:00 p.m., and provides support to all grade levels in the following areas:

  • Homework Help:Interact with live tutors in math, science, reading/writing, social studies, PSAT/SAT, ACT, AP and state standardized tests.
  • Skills-Building:Choose your topic to receive real-time help.
  • Personalized eLearning Tools:My File Sharing, My Session Replay, My Tutoring Archive, My Tests Archive, and more.
  • 24-Hour Writing Lab:Submit essays and other kinds of writing for constructive feedback.
  • Homework Questions:Submit homework questions for expert guidance.
  • Adult Learning Center:Access a library of rich, adult-learning content (GED), and live, professional assistance in resume/cover letter writing, U.S. citizenship prep, MS Office Essential Skills series, and more.
  • Foreign Language Lab/Spanish-Speaking Support.

To access Brainfuse, New York State residents must sign up for a free library card in one of the three library systems. See below for information about how school communities in all five boroughs can obtain library cards at any of the three public library systems:

  • Brooklyn Public Library: To obtain a Brooklyn Public Library eCard, fill out this form. Families and students may access Brainfuseusing their Brooklyn Public Library eCard.
  • New York Public Library:To obtain a New York Public Library eCard, download and use the SimplyE app. Please note that this app has been uploaded to all iPads issued by the DOE. For instructions on how to apply using the SimplyE app, please visit org. Families and students may access Brainfuse using their New York Public Library eCard.
  • Queens Public Library:To obtain a Queen Public Library eCard, fill out this form. Families and students may access Brainfuse using their Queens Public Library eCard.

Please share this optional resources with your school community. For questions, please contact Brooklyn Public LibraryNew York Public Library, or Queens Public Library.

Remote Learning and Learning From Home Activities and Resources

Perfect Attendance and Punctuality for the 2019-2020 School Year!

Pajama Parties!!!

Family Feud Faculty Edition!

The Stars are Shining over P.S. 255!

Outstanding projects from ENL (English as a New Language) Class

Anthropology Arts - Splat Lab

Stars over P.S. 255! Thank you to Mrs. Watts!

Check this out! Thank you Ms. Skerbec and Ms. DiPaola!

Student of the Month Recipients

Remote Learning at P.S. 255!

P.S. 255 gives thanks to our essential workers...

Announcing COME DANCE WITH US: NDI’s Online Learning Hub!

Announcing COME DANCE WITH US: NDI’s Online Learning Hub
NDI is here to support you and we are excited to invite you and your students to COME DANCE WITH US. Today we are sharing NDI’s Online Learning Hub, a digital library created just for our partner schools. 
We have prepared videos to inspire dancing across the grades and lots of easy-to-use, energizing and uplifting content that replicates the components of an NDI class: energizing Warmups, the universal Opening Dance, exciting new Choreography, engaging movement Games, vibrant Music Time, and our traditional thank-you and Goodbyes. All of the content is available in Grades K-2 and Grades 3-6 groupings for ease of selection. There are also Mindfulness Moments for every age group.
Children dancing

P.S. 255 Spring Break Trip - Day 5!

P.S. 255 Spring Break Trip - Day 6!

P.S. 255 Spring Break Trip - Day 7!

Pictures from Sea World!

Pictures from Show Day!

Pictures from STEM Day!

Pictures from Disneyland!

Classes 1-206 and 2-125A present 101 Dalmations!

Classes 2-221 and 2-205 Perform!

CLICK HERE TO GO ON THE P.S. 255 FIELD TRIP!!! We leave Friday at 10:00 am :)

Check out NYC Parks from Home and Jamaica Bay!



Right here in New York City’s backyard, Jamaica Bay and the Rockaway peninsula hosts thousands of acres of diverse parkland including natural areas, salt marshes, beaches and forests just waiting to be explored. While the current health crisis prevents us from engaging with you in our parks, our team is hard at work developing ways for you and your family to engage with parks from the safety of your home.