In-School Clubs and Programs

PS 249 Community,
Please check out the latest version of our school newspaper, The Caton Conversation!
The Spring edition has just been released. Our students and supervising faculty worked hard to deliver great content!
The Caton Conversation
PS 249 Community, 
Please check out our Black History Month Radio Show!!
WPIX News 11 was nice enough to highlight the efforts of our school and BLM Radio Show Organizer Mr. Crosby recently on the news. 
Check out the video here:
BHM Morning Radio Show
PS 249 Community,
We present to you the January/February Issue of the Caton Conversation!!
The Caton Conversation
PS 249 Community,
Please check out the November/December Issue of the Caton Conversation!
The Caton Conversation
PS 249 Community,
Here is our very first edition of the Caton Conversation for the 2021-2022 school year!
The Caton Conversation
Super Science Friday!!! September 17th, 2021
PS 249 Community,
Check out the latest edition of our school newspaper, The Caton Conversation. This will be the final edition for this school year. 
The Caton Conversation, Final Edition
Congratulations Natalie Cabrera of class 5-106 for becoming a published author!
We couldn't be more proud of you Natalie!!!!!!
Natalie Cabrera with Ms. Martin, 5-106
Here is Natalie Cabrera, alongside her teacher Ms. Martin
If you are interested in reading Natalie's work, please click here:
P.S. 249 Community,
Check out all of the hard work our second grade students have put into their science fair projects!!
Second Grade Science Fair
Issue #3 of the Caton Conversation is here!
Enjoy reading over Memorial Day Weekend.
The Caton Conversation, Issue #3
Led by Ms. Hans, PS 249 celebrated Cinco De Mayo with a virtual assembly for our students!
We learned about many things about Cinco De Mayo, and even learned some new words in Spanish!
Cinco De Mayo
Cinco De Mayo
More photos from class 3-319 and Ms. Rodriguez's gardening club!
Gardening ClubGardening ClubGardening Club
Ms. Rodriguez' class has taken on the task of maintaining our garden!
Great job class 3-319 and the gardening club of P.S. 249K The Caton School.
3-319 Gardening Club
Please view the Second Edition of our school newspaper, The Caton Conversation. 
Shout out to the all of the students who provided great content! Also, a special thanks to the teachers and students on the editing staff! Your work is outstanding and we are very proud of what you have been able to produce for our school community!
The Caton Conversation, Issue #2
Congratulations Lismary Reyes on your winning design of The Caton Conversation logo!Caton Conversation Logo
Recently, our school newspaper committee published the first ever edition of the Caton Newspaper.
The committee of Ms. Shames, Ms. Williams, Ms. Lara and Ms. Garay guided the students along the way with information on how to publish different types of newspaper articles.
Check out the Caton School Newspaper, Edition #1 right here: 

P.S. 249K The Caton School proudly offers the following supplemental programs:


  • ELLA Academy
    Genius Hour
  • Ifetayo African Drumming and Dance
  • PBIS
  • Ballet Tech
  • New York Historical Society
  • Growing Wild in NYC- National Park Service
  • Student Council
  • America Scores Soccer/Poetry
  • Saturday Academy
  • Morning Math Tutoring
  • Morning ELA Tutoring
  • Morning Enrichment Program (including coding, sports, dance, art, and theatre)
  • Partnership with Junior Achievement
  • Partnership with Epiphany Blue
  • Intramural Soccer
  • My Brother’s Keeper
  • Labsite Enrichment Program (including coding, sports, dance, art, and theatre)
  • Mentor/Mentee Program