PS35Q Respects for All!


"February 12-15, 2018 is Respect For All (RFA) Week in all NYC public schools.During this week, schools have the opportunity to highlight and build upon ongoing diversity programs and curriculum-based instruction. Schools also have the opportunity to embark upon new initiatives that promote respect for diversity and engage students in meaningful lessons and/or other activities that focus on preventing bias-based harassment, intimidation and/or bullying."

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Box-Out Bullying Assembly!

An intelligent and engaging assembly program that perfectly complements the concepts and strategies taught every day in school.

Box Out Bullying uses interactive live theater, audience participation, and proven effective anti-bullying techniques to capture the attention of all students. Your students are learning by seeing, listening, AND doing, which produces better results in message retention than using a video, a book, or lecturer. Students will laugh, cheer, and think! They will walk away with important tools and insight to be stand-up citizens and key players in ending bullying. Box Out Bullying is a comprehensive program which includes: a dynamic live theater performance, research-based curricula, and follow-up resource materials. This all combines to offer students, educators, and parents the tools they need to make their school safe and free from bullying.

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Mr. Rohan Murphy Visits PS35Q!



Mr. Murphy visited PS35Q and delivered a wonderful motivational speech to our community. That is right! NO EXCUSE!

"Rohan Murphy is a nationally recognized youth speaker that has spoken in over 40 states. Rohan, who lost his legs at birth, started to wrestle his freshman year of high school. After a successful high school wrestling career he went on to wrestle at Penn State University. In addition to wrestling, Rohan Murphy is also an accomplished powerlifter, competing in international competitions all over the world representing the USA."

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Let's Celebrate Our Award-Winning Artists!

Upcoming Events

  • School Library - rm 310

    School Leadership Team Meeting @ 3:20pm

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  • PTA Meeting @ 6pm

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  • Building Council Mtg @ 9am

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  • Rm 111

    Safety Meeting @ 8:30am

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  • Field Trip to Museum of Moving Image (Class3-237)

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  • P.S. 36Q

    D-29 Principals' Conference - a.m.

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  • Breakfast-with-the-Principal 8:30-9:15am

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Principal's Message


Dear Parents/Guardians:

Thank you for visiting our school website.  Thank you for choosing P.S. 35!

As we plunge into 2018, we are filled with optimism on the success our children will achieve.  We are nearing our 100th day of school!

We give thanks for all of the incredible people in our school community who support our students' learning. Together, we are determined to create and maintain a safe and joyful learning environment allowing your child to excel each day in reading, writing, math, listening, speaking and working as a team.

Please note that school is closed on Friday, February 16th through Friday, February 23rd for the Mid-Winter Break. Please encourage your child to complete his/her Midwinter Packet and read every single day. Our next PTA Meeting takes place on Tuesday, Feb. 13th at 5pm  We will celebrate our February Students-of-the-Month during in-school assemblies on Tuesday, Feb. 13th (Pre-K to 2nd Grade) and Wednesday, Feb. 14th (3rd to 5th Grade). We are also gearing up for the start of our Saturday Academy, i.e., a test preparation program for a select group of 3rd, 4th and 5th graders.

We strive to celebrate, honor and encourage our students in various ways, particularly through certificates and celebrations for our Writers-of-the-Month, Students-of-the-Month, those with Perfect Attendance, Positive Calls home, our Positive Behavior Intervention  and Support program, even through monthly Birthday-with-the-Principal events.

I encourage you to make an appointment with your child's teacher during Parent Engagement Time on any Tuesday 2:20-3:00pm to raise any questions or concerns. Please attend an upcoming monthly PTA meeting.  If you are a parent of a Pre-K to 2nd grader, take advantage of Library Open Access every Tuesday 2:20-3pm with Librarian Bonnie Brandstadter or take part in Crochet Classes with Art Teacher Silvia Huggler on Tuesdays 2:20-3pm.  Our school band, through its work with Maestro Ryoji Mizutani on Thursday afternoon, are sounding better and better.  The Morning Before-School Fitness Program with Phys Ed Teachers Julio Rodriguez and Christine Germani is also going well.

Assistant Principals Andrea M. Belcher and Ryoji Mizutani, Parent Coordinator Linda Banks, the staff, the PTA Officers and I welcome your concerns and ideas on how to improve our school. This is your school. This is our school.  If you are able to volunteer to assist our school during lunch recess, in the Pre-K, at breakfast or at dismissal, please let us know.  It takes a village!   Every person matters!

Again, thank you for your ongoing support and for choosing P.S. 35!      


Mark Dempsey, Principal