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Einstein Respect for All 2018

College Awareness Pictures

College Awareness Door Pictures


For the past 11 years our schools has shared the spirit and joy of the holidays by donating gifts to needy children. This year our gifts were sent to The Ronald McDonald House in Manhattan to help make the holidays a little more special for some of the long-term cancer patients there. Since its founding in 1978, Ronald McDonald House® New York has provided temporary lodging and care for more than 35,000 families while their child battles cancer.

When families must travel to New York City for the advanced cancer treatment they can’t get anywhere else, they can find a loving place to stay at The Ronald McDonald House, where they are provided with a supportive, caring place that keeps families close when they need each other most. 

Located in Manhattan and in close proximity to 16 major cancer treatment centers, Ronald McDonald House New York welcomes children and families from across the country and the world. The House can accommodate 84 families and is filled to capacity almost every night.

We thank parents, students and staff for their very generous contributions to this worthy cause, and for joining us in helping our students realize the gift of giving.


When we consider all for which we are thankful at IS 141 this holiday season, at the top of the list is the generosity of Senator Peralta. Senator Peralta's grant to our school supports our celebrated Respect for All environment tremendously. The renovation and installation of a gender neutral restroom for students in our building will further our mission to maintain a school culture that respects and values all students and fosters understanding of gender identity within our school community.

Each year we take great pride in beautifying our physical environment in order for our school community and the greater Astoria community at-large to enjoy our beautiful gardens in the front and rear of our building. Thanks to Senator Peralta, our respect for the beauty of nature will be extended to the 38th Street side of our building where ground will be broken in order for us to have yet another flowering garden for all members of the community to enjoy.

Lastly, Senator Peralta will generously be helping to fund the installation of interior cameras in order for us to continue our great tradition of educating children in the most nurturing and safe environment possible.

Thank you, Senator Peralta, for supporting our awarded Respect for All School in each of these capacities.

Community School District 30 Goals 2017- 2018
Essential Question: Always remember to ask…How is this good for children?

Starting today, New Yorkers can review the DOE’s official 2017–18 School Calendar and begin planning out the next school year. Some of next year’s big dates include:

September 7, 2017
First Day of School
November 23–24, 2017
Thanksgiving Recess (schools closed)
December 25, 2017–January 1, 2018
Winter Recess (schools closed)
February 16–23, 2018: 
Midwinter Recess (schools closed)
March 30, 2018–April 6, 2018: 
Spring Recess (schools closed)
June 26, 2018: 
Last Day of School

We have also made the calendar available in nine different languages outside of English:

العربية (Arabic)

বাংলা (Bengali)

中文 (Chinese)

Français (French)

Kreyòl Ayisyen (Haitian Creole)

한국어 (Korean)

Русский (Russian)

Español (Spanish)

اردو (Urdu)

Celebrating Excellence

Lunch and Literature in the 141 Garden

Summer Reading 2017

Grade 6 Worksheet
Grade 7 Worksheet
Grade 8 Worksheet
School Supplies

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High School Admissions Materials

I.S. 141 Spirit Wear 2017-2018
Show your love for your school and your academy
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Jewels Academy Einstein Academy   Shakespeare Academy

College and Career Readiness: 141 Goes to College 2017

I.S. 141Q at The New York Hall of Science, Queens
Con Edison’s STEM Days Out

School Leadership Team
Ms. Pavlou, Principal
Mr. Geist, UFT Chapter Leader
Ms. Despas-Barous, PTA President
Ms. Junaid, Elected UFT
Ms. Kokoronis, Elected UFT
Ms. Marino, Elected UFT
Ms. Milonas, Elected Parent
Ms. Trentidis, Elected Parent
Ms. Vourderis, Elected Parent
Ms. Ballas, Elected Parent

Our SLT meets monthly to discuss and make decisions about important school Issues that affect all members of our school community, such as curriculum, instruction, environment, safety, technology, enrichment, and our CEP (Comprehensive Education Plan). Feel free to reach out to any of our team members if there are any issues that you believe should be discussed at an upcoming meeting. We look forward to hearing from you!
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I.S .141
Session Times

Monday - Friday
Start Time: 8:00 A.M.
End Time: 2:20 P.M.

Letter to the District 30 Community

We are looking forward to providing BEACON programming for the students of IS141. We expect programming to begin on September 18, 2017.

Applications will be accepted on a first come first serve basis from 9/7/17 through 9/22/17 from 2:00pm-6:00pm. BEACON staff will not be available outside of these hours.

There are a limited number of slots available:

20 Elementary school students

100 Middle school students

The following documents must be submitted along with the BEACON application:

Recent up to date medical/physicals

2 current photos of student

Orientation:            Wednesday, 9/27/17 at 6pm

Programming will be scheduled Monday through Friday from 2:30pm - 9:30pm

2:20pm - 7:00pm is for Middle school students 

2:20pm - 6:00pm is for Elementary school students

6:00 - 9:00pm- Adult Education Programming

9:00am-2:00pm – Saturday programming for Middle School Students

If you have any questions related to the application process please email the Program Director Johnny Flores at jflores@hanac.org

Electronic Equipment Policy

IS 141Q CellPhone Policy

September 2017

A.        The use of cell phones, computing devices and portable music, games and entertainment systems at school is subject to the restrictions below.

·       During the school day (from the time a student arrives to school until the end of the school day at 2:20) the cell phone must be turned off and vouchered in homeroom class.  Phones will remain locked in homerooms for the entire school day and will be redistributed during p.m. homeroom daily.

·      Students who arrive late to school will surrender their cellphones to the aide in charge of late signing in.

·       Cell phones may not be turned on or used while on school property.

·       Cell phones may not be turned on or used during instructional time. The school will provide all instructionally necessary technology (i.e. laptops, iPads, Clickers ,etc…)

·       Portable music devices, games, and entertainment systems may not be turned on or used while on school property.

·       Computing systems may not be turned on or used during instructional time, except for those provided by teachers for instructional and educational purposes with the explicit approval of the teacher.

B.        Confiscation and return of electronic items

·       If a student fails to voucher a cell phone that later rings, vibrates or is visible, any staff member may confiscate the cell phone. The cell phone will then be sent to the Assistant Principal or the Dean.  The phone must be picked up by a parent or guardian.

Upon request, students may use a school telephone in the following offices to call parents:

Dean’s Office, Guidance Office, Main Office, Assistant Principal’s Office


The school is not liable or responsible for lost, stolen, and/or damaged cell phones, computing devices, and portable music, games and entertainment systems.

February 2018
Breakfast Menu
Lunch Menu


Katina Despas-Barous 

Vice-President Christine Polychroniades 

Anastasia Vourderis 

Recording Secretary Maria Milonas 

Corresponding Secretary
Donna Merck

(718)278-6403, ext. 1190 

PTA General Assembly meetings will be held on the third Tuesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted as per PTA bylaws.

School Leadership Team 

September 19, 2017
October 17, 2017
November 21, 2017
December 19, 2017
January 16, 2018
February 27, 2018 (postponed due to recess)
March 20, 2018
April 17, 2018
May 15, 2018 
June 19, 2018 


Parent Coordinator
Stella Catechis

PTA President
Katina Despas-Barous