Lunar New Year

Lunar New Year, Chinese Chunjie, Vietnamese Tet, Korean Solnal, Tibetan Losar, also called Spring Festival, festival typically celebrated in China and other Asian countries that begins with the first new moon of the lunar calendar and ends on the first full moon of the lunar calendar, 15 days later. The lunar calendar is based on the cycles of the moon, soContinue reading “Lunar New Year”

Respect For All Week – February 14-18

An important activity that is celebrated throughout P.S. 222’s classrooms in February is Respect For All. This year, we will celebrate this wonderful event the week of February 14-18. In preparation for this week, our school community highlights ongoing diversity programs and curriculum-based instruction with our teachers engaging students in meaningful lessons that focus onContinue reading “Respect For All Week – February 14-18”

P.S. 222’s Toy Drive and First Annual Winter Solstice Stroll

On Thursday, December 16 from 3-5 pm, P.S. 222 held a toy distribution event. Over 70 families registered for this event that saw the collection of 500 toys. Ms. Kirsten Kammermeyer, Theater Teacher, and Mr. Jason Albertson, Music Teacher, coordinated this event. During the first couple of weeks in December, parents and families of alumniContinue reading “P.S. 222’s Toy Drive and First Annual Winter Solstice Stroll”