PTA Meeting Agenda – February 2019

Agenda for Feb 2019 meeting

Parent Teacher Association of P.S. 101

2360 Benson Avenue, Brooklyn, New York 11214


Tuesday, February 12th, 2019 @ 8:30 am


  • Meeting Call to Order
  • Review of Minutes/Motion to Approve
  • President’s Report
    • Updates on Fundraisers and Important Dates
  • Treasurer’s Report/Motion to Approve Treasurer’s Report
  • Title1 update
  • SLT Update
  • Questions & Concerns Session
  • Motion to Adjourn 

 Upcoming Dates:

Feb 12                                  PS 101 Talent Show

Feb 18-22                            Mid-Winter Recess (school closed)

Feb 27                                  Retake Graduation Picture Day for Kindergarten and 5th Grade

Mar 5                                    Next PTA meeting

Mar 8                                    Bake Sale





2019 Community and Citywide Education Council (CCEC) Elections


2019 Education Council ElectionsEducation
Carmen Fariña, Chancellor
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Respect for All Week – Parent Letter










February 1, 2019
Dear Parent,
We are writing to inform you that February 11 through February 15, 2019 is Respect For All Week in all New York City public schools. Bullying, including cyberbullying, intimidation, and bias-based harassment have no place in our schools or communities, and we all need to work together to address this issue. For this important initiative, the Department of Education is working in collaboration with the New York City Council, United Federation of Teachers (UFT), Council of School Supervisors and Administrators (CSA), and other community partners to raise awareness about diversity and to
promote respect for one another. It is a top priority for all of us to maintain a safe and supportive learning environment that is free from bullying and harassment, intimidation, and/or discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship/immigration status, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, weight or disability. The Citywide Behavioral Expectations to Support Student Learning and Chancellor’s Regulations A-830, A831 and A-832 address these issues.

Respect For All Week is designed to continue the focus on the importance of promoting respect for diversity and creating inclusive school climates so that all students and other members of the school community feel safe and respected. To date, several thousand teachers, parent coordinators, and other staff have received Respect For All training. Brochures and wallet cards have been distributed to all students, and schools have designated one or more Respect For All Liaisons who are identified on posters displayed in the school.
All of us grapple with issues of respect every day. Teaching children to respect others is a shared responsibility. During this week, we ask each of you to reinforce the Respect For All message that students will be hearing in school – that all students deserve to be treated with respect, and that bullying, harassment, intimidation, and discrimination
have no place in our school community.

If you have questions regarding Respect For All Week, feel free to contact your school’s principal or Respect For All Liaison, or email Thank you for your continued support of your child’s education. Please know that the DOE, City Council, UFT and CSA are united in our commitment to promoting respect for diversity and fostering inclusive learning environments for all students, and that we will do all we can to help make Respect For All Week a success.
Richard A. Carranza, Chancellor

Corey Johnson, Speaker
Department of Education New York City Council

Michael Mulgrew, President

Mark Cannizzaro, President
United Federation of Teachers Council of School Supervisors and Administrators
Mark Treyger, Chair
New York City Council Education Committee

4th Grade Arts Performance

4th Grade Show 2019

February 6, 2019

Dear Parents/Guardians of the 4th Grade,

It is with great pleasure to announce that your child will be performing in the upcoming production of Super “Social” Heroes.  It is a musical performance that teaches your child all about socializing in today’s society.

Your child has been working extremely hard on this production for the past two months, whether he or she is acting, singing, or dancing in this performance.  They are excited to bring this production to life in front of students, staff, and of course you, the parents.

At this time, we are reaching out to you for some assistance in supplying some of the basic costume pieces for this production.  The items that we are asking for, you might have already and are things that your child will be able to wear again after the show is over.

If you would be so kind to have your child wear the following items on Friday, March 1, 2019 it would be greatly appreciated.

 Items to be worn by each individual class…

  1. 401-Solid Red Shirt and Blue Jeans
  2. 402-Solid Blue Shirt and Blue Jeans
  3. 403-Solid Green Shirt and Blue Jeans
  4. 404-Solid Yellow Shirt and Blue Jeans
  5. 405-Solid Orange Shirt and Blue Jeans

All children should wear sneakers.

Thank you in advance for your attention and cooperation.

We are excited to have you see your child’s performance.  An invitation to the performance has already been sent out inviting you all to this special performance.


Mr. DeMarco, Ms. Russo, Ms. Bove, and Mrs. Bova

The Arts Department/Leader in Me

Bake Sale for St. Jude Children’s Hospital

bake sale for st. jude 2019

February 4, 2019


Dear Students and Parents/Guardians:

P.S. 101 will be hosting a Caring Hearts Sweets and Bake Shop Fundraiser on Thursday, February 14th and Friday, February 15th. We will be organizing a school fundraiser to raise donations for a purposeful cause to help those in need. Our Caring Hearts Sweets and Bake Shop fundraiser will include crafts bracelets and a Bake Sale for students to purchase and all proceeds will go towards St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. We will be hosting this school Bake Sale to raise funds for an important cause: St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.

Our caring students are asked students to bring store-bought baked donations of any kind to school on Thursday, February 14th and Friday, February 15th. Such baked goodies include cookies, munchkins, donuts, brownies, cupcakes, cake pops, candy, etc. Cash donations of cash can also be made. Please ensure you label the donation envelope with your child’s name and class. Our efforts to raise funds for this school donation will be led by, Ms. R. Brocato.

Any type of dessert donation will be welcome and appreciated. The students should bring in $1, $2 or $3 in order to make a purchase at lunchtime.

Thank you very much for your cooperation and generosity.


Gregg Korrol



Final Revision – Talent Show Ticket Request Form

Talent Show Ticket Request 2019

P.S. 101 Talent Show Ticket Request

Date:  Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Time: 6:00PM  Start Time                 

Doors Open for Seating at 5:30PM

Ticket Price: $3.00 each

Number of Tickets: _________________

Student’s Name:___________________________ Class/Room:_______________________________

Please place money in a sealed envelope with your child’s name and class.

*Refreshments will be available for purchase