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IS 61 Q is a Meal Hub location
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Free "Grab and Go" meals are available for all New Yorkers.
Monday through Friday, 7:30 am to 1:30 pm.
Meals Hubs will operate for children and families from 7:30 am to 11:30 am, 
and for adults from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm.

Below are local food pantries that are run by the Food Bank of New York. Please call ahead to confirm that they are open:

  • First Baptist Church 100-10 Astoria Blvd, 718-565-2940- Saturdays 12:00 pm- 2:00 pm
  • Mt. Horeb Baptist Church 109-20 34th Ave.
  • Elmcor Youth Center 107-20 Northern Blvd, 718-651-0096- Wednesdays 12:00 pm- 4:00 pm
  • Corona SDA Church 35-30 103rd St., 718-651-4534- Sundays 12:00 pm- 2:00 pm
  • Northeastern Conference Adventist Community Svcs 99-13 Northern Blvd., 347-527-2444- Tues & Wed 12:00 pm- 1:00 pm
  • The Voices of Hagar 95-18 Northern Blvd., 917-941-5809- Tuesdays 10:00 am- 1:30 pm
  • La Jornada 133-36 Roosevelt Ave.- Saturdays 9:00 am- 2:00 pm
  • Make The Road New York 92-10 Roosevelt Ave, 866-365-2724 Extension 333- Wednesdays 9:30 am- 2:30 pm (By Appointment Only)
  • Corpus Christi Food Pantry 31-31 60th St., 718-278-8114- Wednesdays 11:00 am- 1:00 pm

Our Mission
The I.S. 61 community embraces who we are as leaders to create the best versions of ourselves.                                                                                

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"The Leader in Me"

Meet our wonderful parent leaders who have made it their mission to actively participate in everyday activities at I.S. 61 to support our students and our school.

Principal's Blog

  • Have a Wonderful Summer Vacation! The IS 61 staff is so proud of our students effort during remote learning. We would like to wish all of a students and families a wonder summer vacation. We ...
    Posted 30 Jun 2020, 11:47 by Joseph Lisa
  • NEW VIRTUAL GRADUATION TIME! NEW TIME! Our Grade 8 Virtual Graduation will take place on Thursday, June 25th at 8 PM. The link to the event is Congratulations Graduates!
    Posted 25 Jun 2020, 11:36 by Joseph Lisa
  • GRADUATION JUNE 25 @ 10AM Our Grade 8 Virtual Graduation will take place on Thursday, June 25th at 10 AM. The link to the event is Congratulations Graduates! 
    Posted 24 Jun 2020, 12:25 by Joseph Lisa
  • IS 61 is a Food Site IS 61 Q is a location for free "Grab and Go" meals.  3 free meals are available for all New Yorkers Monday through Friday, 7:30 am to 1 ...
    Posted 15 Apr 2020, 12:16 by Joseph Lisa
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