"We’re More Than a School,We’re a Family!"

 Parents & Students!
 2015-2016 School Year

Thank you for visiting the

PS/IS 48 PTA Webpage
Please visit often to get the latest news and information
on what is happening in our school.


Email Blast

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National Blue Ribbon

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We are so proud to announce:

PS/IS 48 has been honored as one of the recipients of the 2011

"National Blue Ribbon Award"! 

Congratulations to Ms. Mammolito & the entire phenomenal staff here at PS/IS 48!


Please go to the "PS/IS 48 in the News" page to view the news clip from NY1

& the article from The Staten Island Advance.



PS/IS 48 School Wide Uniform Policy

This policy will be implemented for all grades.

The school attire should be worn Monday-Thursday;

Friday’s will be Dress Down or School Spirit Days. 

Students may wear Gym Uniforms or sweat pants

on days that their class is scheduled for Physical Education.

The School Uniform will consist of:

For all grades PreK-8: white, light blue or dark blue shirt with dark blue or biege/khaki bottoms (pants/skirts/shorts/skorts/jumper). 

Options may include a blue, beige or white sweater/vest/tie (please lable all items).


There is no specified attire for shoes.

Parents may select any brand/style of clothing that they prefer.


PS/IS 48 Gym Uniform

The students must wear sneakers and the sweats for Physical Education. 

The recommeded attire is the PS/IS 48 Gym Uniform.


School Hours:
8:00 a.m. - 2:20 p.m.
Monday - Friday
Free Breakfast Program Begins at 7:30 a.m.
After School Program
from 2:20 - 6:00

NYCID has switched their online account management system to include a parent portal where you can log in to manage your account, enroll in clubs, pay your bill, update information, and more!

There will no longer be paper registration for any After-School programs (medicals are still mandated and need to be updated every year) You must now use the following link to register for After-Care: Go to: https://app.jackrabbitclass.com/reg.asp?id=516761 and fill out all the information on the registration form.

Please see the club schedule for Fall (session 1) 2015:

ASC Fall session 1 2015.doc

The New York City Department

of Education:


The New York City Department of  Education is the largest system of
public schools
in the United States,
serving about 1.1 million students
in nearly 1,700 schools.
 The NYC Public School's Chancellor is
Carmen Fariña.
Please visit their website
for valuable information:

CEC Meetings:

 All meetings take place on the 1st Monday of each month at 7:30 p.m. unless otherwise stated

(Buisness Meeting will take place at 6:30 p.m.)

Meetings are held at

Petrides Complex, Building A - Room 118A


Common Core Standards:
 Over the next few years,
New York State will be adapting
the National Common
Core Learning Standards.
The new state assessments,
expected to be operational
in 2014-15,
will focus on measuring deeper
levels of thinking,
and will therefore be
more predictive of
college and career readiness.
Please click on the links
below for information and introductions
to these standards.
Introduction to Common Core Standards.pdf



 PS 48 is excited to offer an

on line Math program to support the

new enVision Math Curriculum



 Free homework help is available

in all subject area to students,

in grades K-12,

from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Monday - Thursday.

Call 1 (212) 777-3380

Great Expectations:

The DOE has a publication

called Great Expectations,

outlining the Learning Standards.

It describes the foundation

of what students should

know and be able

to do in each grade.

Please click on the link

to view each grade:


NYS Education Department:

 The New York State Education

Department is part of the

University of the State of New York,

one of the most complete,

interconnected systems of

educational services in

the United States.

Information and Sample Tests

for the NYS tests

can be found on their website.

Please click on the link below



Important Dates:


Kindergarten Stepping Up Ceremony for Class K-118   June 20th 8:30 a.m.
Kindergarten Beach Day for Class K-117
  June 20th 1:15 p.m
Kindergarten Beach Day for Class K-115
  June 21st 1:15 p.m.
Kindergarten Stepping Up Ceremony for Class K-121
  June 22nd 8:30 a.m.
Kindergarten Beach Day for Class K-118
  June 22nd 1:15 p.m.
Kindergarten Stepping Up Ceremony for Class K-117   June 23rd 8:30 a.m.
Kindergarten Beach Day for Class K-121
  June 23rd 1:15 p.m.
Kindergarten Stepping Up Ceremony for Class K-115   June 24th 8:30 a.m.
PreK Moving Up Ceremony
  June 24th 8:30 a.m.
PreK Family Picnic   June 27th 10:15 a.m.
LAST DAY OF SCHOOL! Smile   June 28th  
1st Day of School for the 2016-2017 School Year 2016-2017 School Calendar.pdf   Sept 8th 8:00-2:20


Please click on the link below to open the Newsletter you are interested in:

PTA Newsletter - September 2015.doc
 PTA Newsletter - October 2015.doc
 PTA Newsletter - November 2015.doc
 PTA Newsletter - December 2015.doc
 PTA Newsletter - January 2016.doc
 PTA Newsletter - February 2016.doc
 PTA Newsletter -March 2016.doc
 PTA Newsletter - April 2016.doc
 PTA Newsletter - June 2016.doc

* Please note: The Newsletter is printed on Legal Size Paper (8 1/2 x 14).

If you would like to print out a copy of the newsletter, set your printed accordingly.


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