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Family Literacy and Paint with PS 359 X

 

Family Literacy and Paint with PS 359 X

Foster a love of reading, and appreciation for art among students and families of PS 359 X. Participants will read, "Radiant Child: The Story of young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat", and create Basquiat inspired masterpieces.
Volunteers will lend event support by setting up the space, overseeing the activity, and serving refreshments.

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PS 359 X - Concourse Village Elementary School opened in September 2013 and currently serves 376 students in grades pre-kindergarten through fifth grade. PS 359 X is dedicated to developing a curriculum that challenges students to think critically, and achieve high academic and personal potential. The schools mission statement includes providing a safe and nurturing environment where all students are cognitively stimulated by curriculum and motivated by the core values, which are: perseverance, optimism, willingness, empathy, and respect. 95% of students receive free or reduced price lunch.