Clap Out for 5th Grade Graduates

Dear Parents/Guardians of Grade 5 Students:

As our senior class of 2019 officially graduates from PS 101, we will be clapping our senior students out from the main entrance of school on Wednesday, June 26th at 11:45 am. We encourage you to join us in celebrating our graduates from the main entrance and clap them out- congratulating them on their time spent here at PS 101. Our gestures of support and motivation will inspire our youngsters will a lasting memory of all those staff members who made a difference in their elementary career.

Please join us at 11:45 am on our front steps and main entrance-way as we form a long line of solidarity and cheer our future stars to their next step into success.

We thank you in advance and look forward to seeing you share in this special farewell to our Graduating Class of 2019. Please join us for our annual clap-out!

Sincerely,

Gregg Korrol

Principal

 

Senior Prom 2019

Senior prom 2019

April 29th, 2019

Dear Parents & Guardians of 5th grade seniors,

The Parent Teacher Association is delighted to announce that we will be hosting the annual SENIOR PROM on Thursday, June 6th, 2019, from 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm at the Paradise Catering Hall located at 51 Avenue U, (Avenue U & West 11th Street in Brooklyn). The cost of the prom is $40.00 which will include food and entertainment.

If you would like your child to attend, please complete the permission slip below and return it with your payment in an envelope clearly marked SENIOR PROM with your child’s name and class.

Money and permission slips are due NO LATER THAN Monday, May 20th, 2019.  ABSOLUTELY NO late payments will be accepted. ONLY CASH PAYMENTS or bank checks/money orders made payable to PTA of PS 101 will be accepted. No personal checks.  All payments will be recorded and a paid receipt will be issued for your record keeping.

We are not asking for parent chaperones as the event is being chaperoned by teaching & support staff as well as board members of the PTA.  Parents will be invited into our prom thirty minutes prior to prom ending (7:30pm) for photo opportunities with their child.

Should you have any questions, please contact the Parent Teacher Association located on the first floor, by email at PTAofPS101@yahoo.com, or by phone on (718)372-0221.

Sincerely,

The Parent Teacher Association

 

Please detach and return with payment immediately to the PTA

Cash, money order or bank check made payable to The PTA of PS 101.  Personal checks will not be accepted.

 

I give my child  ____________________________________________________ of class _________________ permission to attend the Senior Prom. I have enclosed the $40.00 fee.

I will pick up my child NO LATER THAN 8:00pm at Paradise Catering Hall located at 51 Avenue U on Monday, June 6th, 2019   

Phone number to reach parent if necessary _________________________

Cash  $40.00 Enclosed: ________             Check $40.00 Enclosed: ________  check #_________

Parent’s Signature:  _____________________             Date: ___________________

 

Summer in the City 2019 – Families of Grades 2-5

Summer In The City 2019

Dear PS 101 Families in Grades 2 – 5:

It offers free, full-day summer programming with hands-on STEM activities, enriching reading and math curriculum, and visits to use us, parks and other cultural sites for wonderful experiences. If your child loves to create and want to learn more about STEM subjects- science, technology, engineering and math. Students accepted to the program will spend the summer programming robots, inventing engineering solutions and developing their computer coding and game design skills. Your child will also be engaged in academic enrichment, arts and recreation. Please sign up if you are interested by April 26th for Summer in the City!

To learn more about this free, all-day summer programming for students of all ages, please use the STEM Summer In the City on-line lottery application from March 18th – April 26th with the following link: schools.nyc.gov/summer or call (718) 935 – 2838 for any questions or concerns.

Please see the reverse side for detailed information and contacts. Our Parent coordinator, Ms. Margaret Lloyd is also available for any questions or concerns at (347) 563 – 4680.

 Sincerely,

Gregg Korrol

Principal

PTA Sponsored Senior Trip 2019

Senior Trip Memo 2019

GRADE 5 SENIOR TRIP

                                                                                                                                    March 29th, 2019

 

Dear Senior Parents & Guardians:

It is with great pleasure that the PTA announces this year’s Senior Trip!

We are bringing the Senior Class of 2019 to Dave & Buster’s Staten Island on May 15th, 2019. We will be departing school at 8:30 am (DO NOT be late, as you will miss the bus!) The day will be full of activities (such as arcade games) from 10:00 am -1:00 pm, with lunch served in a designated dining area.  Each child will get a Dave & Buster’s Power Card with credit toward unlimited games for the day.

Food will be served buffet style with choice of food that includes: *NO OUTSIDE FOOD OR BEVERAGES ARE PERMITTED*

  • Mini burgers with Hawaiian roll
  • Four cheese pizza bites
  • Crispy Chicken bites
  • Baked Mac & Cheese
  • French Fries
  • Unlimited soda

 

COST:

The cost for the trip is $30 per child. ONLY CASH PAYMENTS or bank checks/money orders made payable to PS 101 PTA will be accepted. No personal checks. ALL money must be in NO LATER THAN April 18th, 2019. Please note we cannot accept payment after that date.  Please return the bottom slip with full price in a sealed envelope clearly marked – ‘Senior Trip’ with your child’s name and class.

CHAPERONES:

Three parent chaperones per class will be permitted. If you are interested, kindly submit a letter of request

to your child’s teacher before April 15th. Your child’s classroom teacher will reply informing you

whether or not you have been selected to accompany the class. If you are selected to attend, the fee will be

$30 as well and will include the same itinerary/menu your child is entitled to.

DISMISSAL:

We are expected to return for 2:20 pm but with traffic concerns from Staten Island, we may not be on time. We will use the REMIND or CLASS MESSENGER app to notify you if we are running late on our return to the school.

Should you have any questions, please contact the Parent Teacher Association by email at PTAofPS101@yahoo.com, or by phone on (718) 372-0221.

Sincerely,

The VerrazZano School PTA

 

GRADE 5 SENIOR TRIP 2019                                                                                      Attn:   PTA  (By April 18th, 2019)

 Cash, money order or bank check made payable to The PTA of PS 101.  Personal checks will not be accepted.

 

 

Child’s Name:___________________________________________                   Class: __________________

Amount Enclosed: ____$30____________

Method of Payment:_________________________

Parent’s Signature: ______________________________________

 

_____I give my child permission to attend the SENIOR TRIP to Dave & Buster’s Staten Island on May 15th, 2019.

Enclosed you will find the total cost of trip $30.00

Don’t Sweat the Test!

Don’t Sweat the Test – Parent Letter 2019                                           

DON’T SWEAT THE TEST!

                       Dress in your comfy sweatshirts and sweatpants

to take your state tests!

Dear PS 101 Families:

Our third, fourth and fifth graders are ready to take their ELA standardized state exams next week. In order to create comfortable and cozy days for testing, we are encouraging all students and staff to wear their comfy sweats on Tuesday, April 2 and Wednesday, April 3.

Dressing in your comfy favorites will ensure our students are relaxed in their sweatshirts/sweatpants and take on the test with confidence. We want our students to celebrate all they have learned and to always remember, DON’T SWEAT THE TEST!

 

Sincerely,

 

Gregg Korrol

Principal