WELCOME TO P.S. 233
THE LANGSTON HUGHES SCHOOL
ABOUT P.S. 233
A Community of Learners
P.S. 233, The Langston Hughes School, is a public Pre-K through Grade 5 elementary school. We have faithfully served our East Flatbush community for over 90 years, and focus on educating the whole child - socially, emotionally, and academically.
Our talented and dedicated teachers provide students a strong foundation in all subject areas. We ensure opportunities for students to engage in critical thinking and problem solving, effective communication, collaboration and creativity as part of their school experience. We provide for varied and effective use of technology and real-world application of knowledge and skills.
Our students receive specialized courses in music instruction and performance, library media, computer science, robotics, horticulture and hydroponics, and physical education. Struggling students and those with special needs are offered the additional supports needed to grow and flourish as learners.
All of our classroom teachers have earned Master's degrees in Education. Most of our students are of Caribbean or Middle Eastern descent.
Dates to Remember:
May 10: SLT Meeting 5:00pm
May 12: Eid Al-Fitre - Schools closed
May 17-28: Virtual Book Fair
May 20: Chancellor Porter visits District 18
May 26: PTA Meeting 6:30pm
May 31: Memorial Day - Schools closed
See Principal Spellman's latest Langston Letter for important information about:
The NYC DOE Summer Rising program for all students
Senior Graduation News
Upcoming Assessments and more!
On Friday, April 9, the La Soufriere volcano erupted on the island of St. Vincent. Over 16,000 people were evacuated and many others simply have nowhere to go. Additional eruptions, ongoing evacuations, airborne ash, extended darkness, airport closings, limited clean water, coupled with the Covid Pandemic, are creating serious challenges.
We asked our school community to donate specific supplies and the response was heart-warming. We have accomplished so much in just three weeks and are extending the collection of supplies. We are requesting the following items::
Food: water, non-perishable goods, canned foods, healthy juices, food containers, manual can openers, baby formula
Personal Care: toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorant, shampoo, soap, feminine products
Household Items: Cleaning supplies, sanitizers, laundry detergent, dish liquid, washcloths, paper towel, napkins, toilet paper, towels, sanitizing wipes, disposable cutlery
Other Items: first aid kits, sunscreen, mosquito repellent, antibiotic ointment, hydrogen peroxide, gloves, face masks, flashlights, baby wipes
P.S. 233 SVG Campaign
P.S. 233 - Langston Hughes is always here for you!
"When a man starts out to build a world,
He starts first with himself."