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Parent Resources

This has been a challenging time for us all.  We give our sincere thanks to our entire staff and all our families for their support and patience as we navigate through this unprecedented time.  To help families over these next few weeks we would like to provide you with valuable resources and support.  While we are all practicing precautionary distancing measures, our staff is dedicated to our community and we are all here to help with any challenges you may be facing. 

Our Counseling Team, Ms. Jen and Ms. Gore, will be providing remote counseling services and wellness checks.  To reach them just click on their names above to contact them via email. Click here to view a  Message from our Counseling Team

Our parent coordinator, Mrs. Lawson, is also available to help families identify, access and navigate various resources available to families.  Please click onto her name above to contact her via email.

Please find below a list of resources during the Coronavirus Pandemic.  Just click on the underlined topics to be connected to the sites listed below. Continue to check our site daily for new and up-to-date information as well as visit us on Social Media - Instagram, Facebook and Twitter @ps290q


Class Dojo APP -  Please be sure to download the Class Dojo APP to your mobile phone, computer or laptop to get up-to-date information directly from PS290q. 

Learn at Home - Information, Activities, and technical tools and support.

Learning from Home Device Request Form

Queens Public Library - Find thousands of free eBooks, audiobooks, eMagazines, songs, movies, and videos.

Food Pantries in Queens - PDF list of food pantries in the Queens area

Tenant’s Rights Hotline: 212-979-0611

Mental Health -  For you or someone you care for with problems like stress, depression, anxiety, or drug and alcohol use. 

Self Care - Find tools to take care of your mind, body & spirit at these sites below.


Tiny Buddha

Insight Timer

Develop Good Habits

Active by POPSUGAR

New York Family - Get resources , articles and ideas for the whole family.

New York Public Library - Get free online homework help, tutoring and activities for students K to 12th grades.

New York Department of  Labor - File an unemployment insurance claim

NYC School Account - to create a NYC School Account for your scholar please email Mrs. Lawson, with your scholars name, grade and teacher/class.

Big Life Journal -  FREE  activity printables

Notify NYC - Get notified, NYC's Official source for information about emergency alerts and important city services.

PBS Live Broadcasting - New York’s nine public television stations have agreed to provide educational resources and home enrichment for students without access to broadband during extended school closings.

P.E. with Joe - Monday through Friday at 9am get free workouts for kids.

It's In Queens - Activities, resources & programs in Queens

GrowNYC - Grow NYC Education Distance Learning Resources

Time for Kids -  Free digital resources for kids.

Brainfuse -  eLearning for all ages and levels.

American Museum of Natural History -    resources and online events for all ages.


Elmers - get fun stay-at-home project ideas do with kids.

NYC Department of Education (DOE)

Stay connected by signing up for DOE newsleters, the latest news, events and updates.

Get information on breakfast & lunch menus as well as parent support events and resources.


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