What should I expect this School Year?

Good Day PS 101 Families,

While we do not have our usual Back to School evening, we wanted you to have all the information you need to learn about your child’s teacher and the expectations for the grade including classwork, homework, tests and more. We also have many other staff members who you have yet to meet and learn about such as our Cluster staff (art, music, STEM, etc), our Related Service Providers such as Speech, Occupational Therapy, and more!

Please click on the link below for your child’s grade to learn about our teaching staff and the expectations for the year. Please also visit the link for Clusters, ESL and Related Service providers if your child has these services.
*When you open the presentation, you will have to click through the slides to advance the presentation.



Grade 1

Grade 2

Grade 3

Grade 4

Grade 5

Specialty Classes/ Clusters

ESL (English as a Second Language)

Related Services (OT, PT, Speech)

RTI (Small Group Teachers)


Coffee with Principal Korrol (in-person)

Dear Families of PS 101,

PS 101 parents are invited to have “Coffee with Principal Korrol”.

We’re happy to announce that for the 2022-23 school year, we will have “Coffee with Korrol” in person. During this 45 minute meeting, you’ll meet Principal Korrol, learn about expectations for your child’s specific grade, discuss Parenting tips and have a chance to ask questions directly to Principal Korrol, and have coffee!!

As per DOE guidelines, you MUST have proof of COVID-19 vaccination (2 vaccines that took place more than 2 weeks ago) to enter the school. If you are unable to attend, the meeting will be recorded and posted on our website.
***You will need to show BOTH your ID and Vaccination card to the security guard at the main lobby on the day of the meeting

Parents who are interested in attending this meeting must register for their specific grade by clicking the grade link below.

Dates of these meetings are listed below:
(Click your child’s grade below to register now)

  1. Kindergarten – Friday, September 23 at 9:00 AM
  2. 5th Grade – Friday, September 30 at 9:00 AM
  3. 2nd Grade – Friday, October 7 at 9:00 AM
  4. 4th Grade – Friday, October 14 at 9:00 AM
  5. 1st Grade – Friday, October 21 at 9:00 AM
  6. 3rd Grade – Friday, October 28 at 9:00 AM
  7. Pre-K– Friday, November 4 at 9:00 AM

*Please be advised that dates are subject to change

We hope you are able to attend and I look forward to seeing you.


Gregg Korrol

DOH Mandatory Vision Screening (Pre-K, Kindergarten, and Grade 1 ONLY)

Dear Parents/Guardians of PRE-K, Kindergarten and First Grade Students:

On Tuesday, Tuesday, October 11 through – Friday, October 14, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene will be visiting PS 101 to administer mandated vision screening for all Pre-K, Kindergarten and First grade students.

If your child wears eyeglasses, please make sure they wear them on these specific days.

Thank you for your cooperation.


Gregg Korrol


PTA General Membership and Annual Title I Meeting Agendas – 10/11/22

Meeting Date: Tuesday, October 11th, 2022   

Time: 10:30 am

Location: Zoom Virtual meeting.  (Please download the Zoom App prior to the meeting.)

Dear Parents,

I am inviting you to attend our Annual Title 1 meeting on Tuesday, October 11th, 2022 at 10:30 am right after the October PTA meeting via Zoom. 


Gregg Korrol, Principal


Tuesday, 10/11/2022 @ 10:00 am via Zoom (meeting info will be sent to via Remind)


  • Meeting Call to Order
  • Principal’s Report
  • Review of Minutes / Motion to Approve
  • President’s Report
  • Treasurer’s Report/Motion to Approve Treasurer’s Report
  • Title 1 / SLT Update
  • Volunteers / Donations
  • Questions & Concerns Session
  • Motion to Adjourn


Oct 5            Yom Kippur (school closed)

Oct 10          Italian Heritage/Indigenous People’s Day
                     (school closed)

Oct 11           October PTA/Annual Title 1 meeting

Nov 8            Election Day (students do not attend school)

Nov 11         Veterans’ Day (school closed)

Nov 15          November PTA meeting

Annual Title 1 Meeting

Tuesday, 10/11/2022 @ 10:30 am via Zoom


  • Meeting Call to Order
  • Title 1 Chairperson / Alt (Teri Paddyfoot / Denise Chiew)
  • Review of changes to proposed Title 1 Guidelines
  • Review of FY2023 Title 1 allocation
  • Discussion Title 1 Parent Involvement Allocation Spending Plan 
  • Other Title 1 Updates
  • Questions & Concerns Session
  • Motion to Adjourn

Soft Lockdown Drill

Please be advised we entered into a soft lockdown DRILL today.

As per DOE requirements, we are to do 4 drills per year. I am happy to inform you that everything was very swift and everyone (staff and students) responded perfectly according to our protocol.

Thank you to the staff and students.


Have you completed and submitted your child’s Emergency Contact Form?

Dear PS 101 Families:

REMINDER! If you have not yet completed and submitted your child’s emergency contact form, please do immediately. You will find the grade link to the google form in your child’s REMIND message or Google Classroom today. You will have to sign-in using your child’s Google Classroom/DOE Student Email account. If you have more than one child, you must go log into each child’s individual account to complete the form. 

To ensure current contact information for school staff to reach you, please complete and submit the google form immediately.

If you have any issues regarding this matter, please inform your child’s teacher or call the general office at 718-372-0221.

Thank you for your cooperation.


Gregg Korrol


School Spirit Days in October 2022 with our PS 101 Little Lighthouse Team

Greetings PS 101 Families:

We always want to strive to demonstrate a sense of community and family that unite together to celebrate. Our united school spirit will show support as a form of expression. Here are some upcoming School Spirit Events for the month of OCTOBER. We need your support and full participation with each special day, so please make every effort to adhere to the color/theme and share in the fun!

Friday, October 7thSCHOOL SPIRIT DAY!
WEAR PS 101 school apparel!
You may also WEAR our school color: BLUE!
Friday, October 14thSCHOOL SPIRIT DAY!
WEAR PS 101 school apparel!
You may also WEAR our school color: BLUE!
Friday, October 21stSCHOOL SPIRIT DAY!
WEAR a t-shirt/sweatshirt with positive vibes/messages!
Friday, October 28thSCHOOL SPIRIT DAY!
Show your best self with working out attire to show you’re physically fit!
Monday, October 31stSCHOOL SPIRIT DAY!
Character Day at PS 101
Dress up as your favorite character/person!

We look forward to sharing in these special days! Participate and show some School Spirit at 101! 101 VIKING PRIDE!


PS 101 LIM Little Lighthouse Team

Late Arrivals

Dear Parents/Guardians:

Please be advised that the PS 101 school day begins promptly at 8:30 AM daily. Effective Monday October 3rd, students entering the school building later than 8:35 AM will be issued a pink late pass and will be marked ‘Late’ on the daily attendance. 

Thank you for your cooperation in ensuring your children are present for the entire school day.


Gregg Korrol


5th Grade Coffee with Korrol Recording (Sept 30, 2022)

Dear 5th Grade Parents-

You can now listen to today’s 5th Grade Coffee with Korrol recording below. The conversation includes information about the Middle School application process, Senior Activities including Graduation, and parenting tips and habits to create.