Reminder: School Spirit Days in November with our 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 NOVEMBER. 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, November 4th SCHOOL SPIRIT DAY!
CRAZY HAIR DAY!
Do you have a silly hairstyle to share?
WEAR your craziest, silliest, most fun hairstyle!
Thursday, November 10th   SCHOOL SPIRIT DAY!
WEAR RED-WHITE-BLUE in honor of our veterans who have served our country for Veteran’s Day!
Friday, November 18th SCHOOL SPIRIT DAY!
Fall into November with red, orange, yellow and brown!
WEAR SEASONAL FALL COLORS DAY
Wednesday, November 23rd SCHOOL SPIRIT DAY!
WEAR YOUR FAVORITE COZY/WARM FALL FLANNEL CLOTHING!
Get your plaids, prints and patterns!

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

Sincerely,

PS 101 LIM Little Lighthouse Team

November 2022 – Important Dates

Dear PS 101 Parents/Guardians:

We are listing some important dates for the month of November. Please keep these dates for reference during the month of November.

DATEREASON
Monday, October 31st through Friday, November 4th PS 101 SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR
Students will be able to book shop and purchase throughout the entire week. 
Thursday, November 3rd HALF-DAY OF SCHOOL
Student dismissal at 11:50 am. 

PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCES will be held virtually.
The afternoon session will be held from 12:50 – 2:50 pm.
Evening session will be held from 4:30pm-7:00pm.  
Friday, November 4th Coffee with Korrol
Grade: Prekindergarten Families
Join Principal Korrol for some coffee talk in PS 101 at 9am.
Must show proof of vaccination status upon entry. 
Friday, November 4thSCHOOL SPIRIT DAY!
CRAZY HAIR DAY!
Do you have a silly hairstyle to share?

WEAR your craziest, silliest, most fun hairstyle!
Tuesday, November 8thELECTION DAY
NYC SCHOOLS CLOSED
Thursday, November 10thSCHOOL SPIRIT DAY!
Let’s show our support for the veterans supporting our country. WEAR RED/WHITE/BLUE!
Friday, November 11th VETERAN’S DAY
NO SCHOOL
ALL NYC SCHOOLS CLOSED 
Tuesday, November 15thPTA GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
VIA ZOOM at 6PM.

The link will be shared prior to the meeting date/time.
Friday, November 18thSCHOOL SPIRIT DAY!
Fall into November with red, orange, yellow and brown! WEAR SEASONAL FALL COLORS DAY
Wednesday, November 23rdSCHOOL SPIRIT DAY!
WEAR YOUR FAVORITE COZY/WARM FALL FLANNEL CLOTHING!
Thursday, November 24th and Friday, November 25th THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY OBSERVANCE
NO SCHOOL 
ALL NYC SCHOOLS CLOSED

At a Glance: Grade 5 families are encouraged to complete middle school applications timely: due December 1st

If you should have any questions or concerns, please contact your child’s teacher. We hope this information will be helpful to you in planning for the month of November.

Sincerely,

Gregg Korrol

Principal

School Spirit Days in November with our 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 NOVEMBER. 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, November 4th SCHOOL SPIRIT DAY!
CRAZY HAIR DAY!
Do you have a silly hairstyle to share?
WEAR your craziest, silliest, most fun hairstyle!
Thursday, November 10th   SCHOOL SPIRIT DAY!
WEAR RED-WHITE-BLUE in honor of our veterans who have served our country for Veteran’s Day!
Friday, November 18th SCHOOL SPIRIT DAY!
Fall into November with red, orange, yellow and brown!
WEAR SEASONAL FALL COLORS DAY
Wednesday, November 23rd SCHOOL SPIRIT DAY!
WEAR YOUR FAVORITE COZY/WARM FALL FLANNEL CLOTHING!
Get your plaids, prints and patterns!

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

Sincerely,

PS 101 LIM Little Lighthouse Team

REMINDER: Middle School Application + Welcome Letters Update

Dear Grade 5 Families:

Applying to middle school this fall? Welcome letters are now in the mail to families of all current fifth-grade public school students, including Department of Education (DOE) and charter school students. This letter includes an overview of middle school admissions, including how to create an account and use MySchools.nyc, the DOE’s online school directory and application system. Your child’s welcome letter includes their unique MySchools account creation code. 

You will use MySchools to explore middle schools and submit your application, starting October 26th. The deadline to apply is December 1. If you need help setting up your account, watch How to Create or Access a MySchools Account, a video tutorial that walks you through the process.

Need more assistance and/or a copy of your welcome letter?

  • Talk to your child’s current public school counselor. They will be your main point of contact through the admissions process. Your child’s public school can provide a copy of your welcome letter and help you set up your MySchools account. 
  • If your child attends a private or parochial school, you can contact a Family Welcome Center to request a welcome letter. 

You can learn more about middle school admissions and watch our video playlist on our website, schools.nyc.gov/Middle

Best wishes, 

The Middle School Admissions Team, Office of Student Enrollment

Middle School Update- Auditions

Tomorrow, the NYC Middle School application process begins. In District 21 we will resume our talent testing for all talents offered at our Middle Schools in the same manner we did prior to the COVID pandemic. Each student that wishes to engage in the talent testing process will be able to test for 2 talents.

Talent testing in all Visual Performing Arts will be virtual. Audition materials for the Visual Performing Arts will be submitted through the myschools portal. 

Testing for all other talents will be in person.

Students that wish to participate in the talent testing will complete the Middle School Application as well as register for testing.

Thank you for your attention. 

Gk

5th Graders: Middle School Application + Welcome Letters Update

Dear Grade 5 Families:

Applying to middle school this fall? Welcome letters are now in the mail to families of all current fifth-grade public school students, including Department of Education (DOE) and charter school students. This letter includes an overview of middle school admissions, including how to create an account and use MySchools.nyc, the DOE’s online school directory and application system. Your child’s welcome letter includes their unique MySchools account creation code. 

You will use MySchools to explore middle schools and submit your application, starting October 26th. The deadline to apply is December 1. If you need help setting up your account, watch How to Create or Access a MySchools Account, a video tutorial that walks you through the process.

Need more assistance and/or a copy of your welcome letter?

  • Talk to your child’s current public school counselor. They will be your main point of contact through the admissions process. Your child’s public school can provide a copy of your welcome letter and help you set up your MySchools account. 
  • If your child attends a private or parochial school, you can contact a Family Welcome Center to request a welcome letter. 

You can learn more about middle school admissions and watch our video playlist on our website, schools.nyc.gov/Middle

Best wishes, 

The Middle School Admissions Team, Office of Student Enrollment

5th Graders: Middle School Application Update

Dear PS 101 5th Grade Families,

In anticipation of the Middle School Application opening on Wednesday, October 26, we are writing to share information about middle school admissions.

Welcome Letters are now available for families applying to middle school this year! 
Letters will be mailed to 5th grade families enrolled in DOE on Tuesday, October 25, to the address in ATS as of October 3. The middle school application will open on Wednesday, October 26.
This means that right now families can:

  • Create their MySchools account and add their child
  • Explore their personalized list of program options in the MySchools Directory
  • Explore Favorite programs of interest
  • Families will be able to submit applications starting Wednesday October 26.
  • The deadline for families to submit their middle school application in MySchools will be Thursday, December 1.
  • Families applying to art-based programs will have until Friday, December 9 to upload auditions in MySchools.

Family Events

  • The Office of Student Enrollment will be hosting a webinar for families on the Fall 2023 Middle School Admissions process. The first event is scheduled for Thursday, October 27th. All events are in English, with interpretation services available in several languages. You can find the event flyer in all nine DOE languages in the Resource folder.
  • New this year! Many schools will list their open houses and tours in the centralized MySchools events calendar. Schools may provide information on their own websites for prospective families, such as a schedule and links to any live or recorded events, other media, and contact information for families who want to speak with or write to school staff.

Middle school offers and Waitlists will be available to families and school staff in April.

For your review:

GK

October is National Principal’s Month!

Please be advised October is National Principal’s Month! We take a moment to express our appreciation for the leadership of our school principal.

Congratulations Mr. Korrol and thank you for all you do to help the children of PS 101 grow and thrive.

Please take some time to thank him for the educational leader he is to all of us.

We recognize Mr. Korrol for his strong leadership. We sincerely thank Mr. Korrol for the hard work, commitment and the visionary leader he is to the PS 101 school ​community. 

As our building principal, give Mr. Korrol a shout-out and a sincere thanks for all he does. He cares for the staff, students and parents very much, so let’s give it right back!

Let’s show support and appreciation for the tremendous leader he is to us.

Sincerely,

Your PS 101 Family