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College Fair

posted Jan 9, 2020, 3:53 PM by Joyce Fan   [ updated Jan 9, 2020, 3:56 PM ]

Our student council took a trip to Queens Educational Opportunity Center on November 21st to meet representatives from various colleges and universities, such as US Army, Brooklyn College, York College, Queens College, LIU, SUNY Old Westbury, Adelphi University, and LaGuardia CC. We learned about application process, financial aid, state grants and scholarship information. 

Sustainability Trip

posted May 9, 2019, 6:11 AM by Joyce Fan   [ updated May 9, 2019, 4:41 PM ]

Our student council visited New York Hall of Science on April 17th to learn how we can make our environment more sustainable. We had a blast and at the same time, we learned that we can do so by - 
  • Making buildings eco-friendly and efficient
  • Reducing waste and recycling
  • Promoting everyday practices that benefit the environment (pick up trash in the community)
  • Reducing water use and increasing water efficiency by placing bins to collect water
  • Planting trees and gardening 

High School Visit

posted May 8, 2018, 8:03 AM by Joyce Fan   [ updated May 8, 2018, 9:30 AM ]

Twenty 5th grade STEM & Robotics club students visited the High School for Construction Trades, Engineering and Architecture on May 7th. We visited architecture, engineering, construction and computer science classes. Our students received hands on experiences directly from high school students.

Career Day

posted Mar 14, 2018, 1:56 PM by Joyce Fan   [ updated Mar 14, 2018, 2:02 PM ]

A school wide career day was held on 3/12. Throughout the day, we had guests and assemblies. In classrooms, we had visitors like police officer, nurse, airline agent, teacher, college admission officer, photographer, manager of Internal Events and Culture and US Army officer. A pharmacist who graduated from PS 62Q spoke to 4th and 5th grade students. Horological Society showed 4th grade how to make watches. A college student who has performed in Broadway visited 5th grade. Two college students visited 3rd and 5th grade classes to talk about their majors and campus life. A nurse taught 4th grade CPR & first aid skills.

Goal Setting

posted Mar 6, 2018, 4:54 PM by Joyce Fan   [ updated Mar 14, 2018, 5:38 PM ]

One of the CFES Brilliant Pathways mentors designed and led a lesson in the classroom to promote an essential skill- Goal Setting.

Annual College Awareness Day

posted Jan 11, 2018, 6:38 PM by Joyce Fan   [ updated Jan 11, 2018, 6:44 PM ]

Our teachers decorated their classroom door to showcase their alma mater. 

Tips for Creating an Academic Atmosphere at Home

posted Nov 7, 2017, 7:28 AM by Joyce Fan   [ updated Nov 7, 2017, 7:29 AM ]


High School Scavenger Hunt!

posted Nov 6, 2017, 5:48 PM by Joyce Fan   [ updated Nov 6, 2017, 5:50 PM ]

At PS62, we strongly believe that our students can and will go to high school and college. This year we would like to focus on one high school each month. One of our mentors/scholars will share with you what he or she has learned about that high school during the morning announcement that week.

November- Brooklyn Technical High School

Check out our first College Fair bulletin board!

posted Oct 31, 2017, 5:22 PM by Joyce Fan   [ updated Oct 31, 2017, 5:23 PM ]

2018 West Point MS STEM Workshop

posted Oct 30, 2017, 6:40 PM by Joyce Fan   [ updated Oct 30, 2017, 6:42 PM ]


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