community celebration

Swedish Cottage Marionettes - Parks Department Puppet Show in the Park
Hosting our community schools - 2008-2012
- PS 101, PS 206, PS 144 and PS 139
Halloween Party


community support

– New Victory Theater
– New York Historical Society
– The Joyce Theater
– The Queens Botanical Gardens


lerning leaders

Artworks Program – Grade 3 and the Metropolitan Museum of Art – classroom instruction as well as field trips to the museum; supplemented by classroom projects.
Legislative Support
Support for Technology Projects
Resolution A – Legislative Grants
New York City Councilwomen Karen Koslowitz and Melinda Katz, and New York State Senator Addabbo)
• Desktops, document cameras and Smartboards – 2010
• Laptops, carts and Smartboards- 2008-2009
• Auditorium Project – projector, screen and speakers - 2006
• Computer Lab – Dell desktops and server – 2005


support for the arts

• Dancing Classrooms – Ballroom dance instruction – Grade 5; 2011- partially funded by our Parents Association and philanthropists from Donors Choose. 2008-2010; partially funded from our New York State Senator Andrew Hevisi
• “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown;” New York City Council sponsored assembly program; 2008
• Music Outreach – Learning Through Music – grades K-2; New York City Council sponsored assembly program; 2006-2010
• Grade trip to the Big Apple Circus; New York City Council sponsored trip; 2009



The Forest Hills Ledger
I Sit and Look Out: column by Kenneth Kowalk; accessed on
Rego Park teacher, students plant a new tree every year; May 6, 2010.
Two Boro Schools Grow Arbor Day Trees; April 15, 2010.
Queens Chronicle - cited in The Best of Queens issue; and in article - Rego Park – At a Glance; “Only the Best – Rego Park is home to some of the city’s best public schools. The independent schools watchdog group Insideschools gave the District 28 Schools its top honors – P.S. 174 received the site’s blue ribbon for noteworthy school.” ; November 12, 2009.



New Yorkers Read by Macy's in partnership with NYC School Library Services Books, T-shirts and Flash Drives for 75 students
We the People Bookshelf Collection – Picturing American - national grant by the National Endowment for the Humanities in cooperation with the American Library Association
Donors Choose Grants
Fully funded projects posted by our instructional staff – materials and supplies totaling over $15,000
Visit our Donors Page for PS 174
We Appreciate Art! –resource books for our library
Singing Songs During Reading – tapes and tape player
Help Us Shed A Little Light Onto the Situation – electrical circuits
Calculator Skills Enhance Math Skills – class set of calculators
Our Family Stories – blank books
Classroom Jeopardy
Daily Activity Keeps Us Healthy and Ready to Learn – outdoor play equipment
Non-Fiction Creative Writing for Fourth Grade – blank books
Mad About Gregor – sets of series books
Nature Walks – art supplies We will aspire with an Aspire! – laptop computer
Inspired through Art – art supplies
Staying Healthy Through Indoor/Outdoor Activities – movement equipment
Currently posted and in need of funding: Moving Through Wii – Wii Fit system for physical therapy
Let’s Take Turns – board games for learning social skills
Help Us to Copy – project and instructional paper
External Gear for A New Year – speakers and audio player