REMINDER – 5th Grade Yearbook Purchase – Now Online!

Dear 5th Grade Families:

This year, our fifth grade students will be purchasing their Yearbooks online directly from the publishing company, Jostens.

Students and their families are to use the following link to purchase the Yearbook:

Any staff member who wishes to purchase a book may do so as a “student.”

The last day to purchase a Yearbook is March 26th.


Gregg Korrol


ExpandedED After-School Program for Grades 3, 4, 5

Dear Parents and Guardians,

PS101 and Jewish Community Council of Greater Coney Island, Inc. are pleased to announce that once again our school has received funding from Councilman Mark Treyger to run the ExpandedEd After-School Program.

As in the past, the ExpandedEd Program, along with the Jewish Community Council of Greater Coney Island, will partner with P.S.101 in providing extra Literacy and Mathematics, as well as the Arts. The instructional part of the program includes standardized test preparation, homework help and social- emotional awareness on Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays, while the Wednesdays and Thursdays part of the week will focus on the Performing Arts such as Drama, Art and Chorus.

The After- School program will be

  • Fully remote
  • Only for Grades 3, 4, and 5 students
  • Operates Monday – Friday 3:00 – 4:30.
  • Please be advised there are only 85 seats for this program.
  • Application Deadline: November 20, 2020
  • All potential participants will then be chosen via a lottery- based system.

If your child is chosen from the lottery based system, you will be notified and given forms to complete before the start date November 30, 2020. Please note that this is a five-day week program with attendance expected each day. If your child displays poor attendance they will be excluded from the program.

The Application for the ExpandedEd program can be accessed here:
Application Deadline: November 20, 2020

Attention: 5th Graders going to Cavallaro – 6th Grade Orientation

Dear Parents/Guardians,,

Please be advised that I.S.281 Principal, Maria Bender and Assistant Principal, Maria Delfini, are inviting all incoming 6th grade Parents and Students to Welcome our Cavallaro Class of 2023.


 Maria Bender is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

 Topic: 6th grade orientation

Time: Jun 30, 2020 11:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

 Join Zoom Meeting

 Meeting ID: 951 8883 0856

Password: 056486

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