Izett Thomas, Principal

Margarita Eracleous, Assistant Principal

Pauline Matsikas, Assistant Principal

Chris Panopoulos, Assistant Principal

The School Vision

The School's Vision is to engage and immerse all scholars in a diverse, rigorous, culturally responsive and relevant curriculum infused with digital resources for both in person and remote learning. Our  curriculum is inclusive of STEAM and Social Emotional Learning to foster civic and global minded individuals, and improve academic achievements, which is equitable for all students in a safe, nurturing, and supportive environment.

Please visit our NEW PS 70 Q Library Website!

"VAN GO YOURSELF" Art Recreations

Hanoch Piven Celebrity Portraits

Stunning Found Object Mandalas

I Spy with My Big Eye

Creative Found Object Names

Amazing Toy Photography

Lovely Laundry Flowers

Brilliant Laundry Art

School Calendar

  • K-5th Grades: Remote Learning for All Cohorts

  • Pre-K Cohort B: In-person

  • Pre-K Cohort C: In-person

  • Yom Kippur (School is closed)

  • Cohort C: In-person

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District 30



Mabel Muniz-Sarduy, Queens North Executive Superintendent

Dr. Philip A. Composto, District 30 Superintendent

Dr. William Fahey, Deputy Superintendent

Nancy Di Maggio, Field Support Liaison

 Miriam Aponte, Principal Administrative Associate

Suzane Goldstein, Early Childhood Director

Nicole M. Vargas, Teacher Development Evaluation Coach

Sheryl Frazer, Director of School Renewal

Maria-Laura Arcos, Family Support Coordinator

Bandna Sharma, Family Leadership Coordinator

PS 70 is a Respect for All School


New York State Reward School


Committed to ALL Scholars

New York Sun Works Partner


Statement of Accessibility

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