Welcome to 
PS/IS 119Q
The Glendale

PS/IS 119 is a K-8 New York City Public School based in Glendale, NY.  Our mission is to meet the varied needs of our students in all aspects of their academic career and prepare them to be college and career ready.  

Mrs. Robinson-Etkins

Acting Principal

NJHS Glendalier Chapter
Congratulations to our NJHS officers and all those who tried out. 

National Junior Honor Society Officers

4-16-2021--COVID positive letter
Please read this letter
Return After Symptoms letter

Funded by Councilmember Holden:  Queens County Farm Museum is hosting a special free admission program for PS/IS 119 at the farm on Sunday, May 16th.
See Flyer for more details

Join District 24 for Mental Health Workshop Series #5 on a discussion about Parenting Strategies during a pandemic for students with special needs.
Monday, April 19th from 6:30 to 7:30

See Flyer to register and get your zoom link

Unplug and Explore STEAM Summer Institute
1 week camps for students in grades 1-9.
See flyer for more information

Snack and Chat with Mrs. Robinson

and Upcoming PTA Meeting

Thursday, April 29th at 6 pm
See the flyer for information

The Safe Club Presents:
Wellness Day #2
See Flyer

Testing Schedule Letter for Parents
for the administration of the 
NYS ELA Exam on Friday, April 23rd. 

To All Grade 8 Families
Please complete the following survey so that we can gather your feedback about our Grade 8
Graduation Ceremony!

Grade 8 Graduation Ceremony Survey

Cap/Gown picture submissions for the are due by Friday, April 16, 2021.

OPT IN MESSAGE from Mrs. Foster


Attention K-5 Families that Opted-In to Blended Learning:

If you submitted a request to transition your child to blended learning we will be contacting you in the upcoming weeks.  At that time, we will discuss this transition and scheduling.  

Please do not send your child to the school building on Monday, April 12th.  


Attention 6-8th Grade Families that Opted-In to Blended Learning:

If you submitted a request to transition your child to blended learning we will be contacting you in the upcoming weeks if there is an open spot.  Please do not send your child to the school building on Monday, April 12th.  


Thank you!!!!


Holly Foster

Assistant Principal

Dear Families,

Please use the following link to access the Student Participation Guide for Parents which outlines further information about the administration of the NYS Exams.


**Link to the new NYCDOE Family Update newsletter**

Contains important dates and information

Check out some photos from our Holi Celebration
on our Events Page


For Students in Grades 3-8 ONLY (Both Blended and Remote):
Dear Grade 3-8 Families,

Please see the attached letter regarding State testing this year and complete the Google Form included by this Friday, April 9th

Mrs. Robinson's letter for FAQ's and complete the following survey to indicate
your interest in 
NYS Assessments for your children:

***Parent's Association Registration and Election***

Please see REVISED letter regarding the PTA election meeting tomorrow which also includes an emergency vote for four School Leadership Team vacancies


Hello, Grade 8 Families!


 Our graduation items are here and have been packaged for pickup by our REMOTE ONLY students on Wednesday, April 7th and Thursday, April 8th between the hours of 10:00am and 1:00pm. Please note that BLENDED students will receive their items when they are in the building for in-person learning.


Bundles contain the following items:

  • Cap, gown, and hat

  • Tassel

  • Senior T-Shirt

  • Key Chain

  • National Junior Honor Society cords (only for students in the NJHS)

***Please come to the FRONT of the building near the FLAGPOLE on Wednesday, April 7th OR Thursday, April 8th between the hours of 10:00am and 1:00pm to pick up these items.


Read this letter to understand how to take your child's yearbook picture and send it to Mrs. Merjave.



The NYCDOE and Office of Arts and Special Projects has a music program for kids.

Salute to Music-Free Saturday Music Program is open to students in Grades 4-8
Read this Flyer to find out about this program


There is also a Middle School Arts Boot Camp  to be held virtually in
September 2021

See this flyer for details


FAMILIES OF FULLY REMOTE STUDENTS:  At this time, Fully Remote students will NOT return to the building.  Parents CANNOT opt back in or request to switch to blended learning.  They will continue to be fully remote. 

If you have not already done so, please sign up for your child's NYCSA
(NYC student account)
See our Parents page for more information and a helpful setup guide video.

Virtual Field Trips
See this document to learn more
virtual field trips for kids in grades 3-12

Run for a Seat on a Council Elections 2021:
Read this letter to learn--Application period is OPEN!


Child Mind Institute - Caregiver Support Series
See Our Guidance Page

Check the Extra Curricular Activities Page 

Check Covid-19 page for information

Kindergarten Admissions for 21-22 school year

Happy Holi Poster


Check the page for meeting recordings as well. 
Check the Parents Page often for any Information, Details, and Workshops


Update your learning preference to go fully remote

Health Screening forms are on the
Covid-19/Health page

Need Technical help?
Go to the Parent Resource Page

for NYCDOE technical help for families. 


Bell Schedule/Entry/Dismissal Information

Please check the
Visitor Information page
for building requirements

Check the Academics Page for information on NYCstudents and
Google Classroom Accounts
 for your child!

Lunch Menu


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Contact Us

Tel: 718-326-8261


74-01 78th Ave.

Glendale, NY 11385