Building Your Child’s Home Library Family Workshop

Dear PS 101 Families:

There are a few spots still open for the Family Workshop on Building Your Child’s Home Library on Saturday, January 28th at 10:15 AM!  (Please view our flyer.)

Space is limited so if you’re interested in attending the workshop with your child, please REGISTER ONLINE HERE: tinyurl.com/yna386zh

As a reminder, one parent per family is required to attend with their child(ren). Please be prepared to show valid ID and proof of COVID vaccination upon entry to the building.

We hope you’ll be able to join us!

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Save For College Parent Workshop for Kindergarten and Grade 1 Families on January 25

Dear PS 101 Kindergarten and Grade One Families:

Please see below registration link to join our information workshop on Wednesday January 25th, at 9:00 AM. You will learn more about the Save for College program. We will explain the process and the advantages to joining the program to save for your child’s future. All workshop participants must show valid ID and proof of COVID vaccination upon entry.

Register for this workshop using this link: https://forms.gle/pbKkwxRBa3yRzQa86

Your child has been automatically enrolled in the Save for College Program unless you choose not to participate. You do not have to do anything to enroll to receive a free NYC Scholarship Account. For more details, please visit https://nyckidsrise.org/; https://nyckidsrise.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/BB1-Completion-List_English.pdf; https://nyckidsrise.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/SFC-One-Pager_en.pdf

Building Block 1 – To Activate and View the NYC Scholarship Account:

1. Visit https://nyckidsrise.org/

2. Click Activate Account

3. After reading the Welcome statement, scroll down and click activate account

4. Another small box will appear and you can click Continue

5. You will then see a Registration box pop up

6. Enter your child’s Date of Birth, Zip Code, and OSIS Number (Student ID Number), then click submit.

7. Now you will enter your personal information and create a password

8. Once that’s complete, click on the introductory survey

9. Complete the introductory survey to earn the first $25 reward, which will be allocated to your child’s scholarship account within about a week.

After you finish activating the account, you can choose to open your own account as a next step (also known as Building Block 2) so that you can save alongside the scholarship account. If you have any questions or would like support opening your own college and career savings account:

1. Call NYC Kids RISE at 1-833-543-7473 or email them at info@nyckidsrise.org

2. Join NYC Kids RISE for a Choose the Right Account Workshop. Click here to see the full list of events and register.

We will walk you through these simple steps together!

Please contact our Parent Coordinator, Ms. Bing Xing Lin at Blin9@schools.nyc.gov or (347) 563-4680 if you need support to activate and view your child’s NYC Scholarship Account.

In community,

Gregg Korrol

Principal

Parents as Partners Workshop on January 20th

Dear PS 101 Families:

Please join me for a parent workshop on Friday, January 20th at 9am to welcome guest speaker, Dr. Vincent Adamo, who is a part of the Wellness Professionals committed to changing the healthcare delivery system for the world. He will be visiting PS 101 to educate and support families on how to live healthier lives and build healthy families. He is committed to educating the community on boosting their immune system through the correction of your spine and nervous system. Join us for this parent workshop to learn more about improving their health.

Please register for the workshop at: https://forms.gle/XjbKKbvJKTjfrjf76

All workshop participants must show valid ID and proof of COVID vaccination upon entry.

Please contact me with further concerns and questions at 1-347-563-4690 or via email at BLin9@schools.nyc.gov.

Sincerely,

Ms. Bing Xing Lin

PS 101 Parent Coordinator

Building Your Child’s Home Library Family Workshop

Dear PS 101 Families:

You are cordially invited to join us for a Family Workshop on Building Your Child’s Home Library on Saturday, January 28th at 10:15 AM.  (Please view our flyer.)

Come have your family register for a FREE library card with our local librarian, Ms. O’Leary! Did you know this card doubles as a powerful culture pass to many of NYC’s best museums and sites?! Did you also know that your NYC students’ account has access to SORA – a FREE online library? Join us to learn about these resources to help you build up literacy at home! At the end of the event, every child will also be allowed to take home 10+ new or used books for FREE!

This workshop is free but space is limited to 25 families. (If it is popular, we will host a duplicate event in the future.) Online Registration is REQUIRED and opens tomorrow, Saturday the 14th here: tinyurl.com/yna386zhOne parent per family is required to attend with their child(ren). A light breakfast will be served. 

Translators for Chinese, Russian and/or Spanish will be present. Other languages can also be requested! الترجمة متاحة! 翻译可用!Доступен перевод! ¡Traducción disponible! ترجمہ دستیاب ہے! If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Rivera at jleung@schools.nyc.gov.

Our books were generously sponsored by both the Brooklyn Book Bodega, whose mission is to increase the number of books homes for kids 0-18 in NYC, and by the Book Fairies of LI who sources and redistributes books to under-resourced communities on Long Island and New York City to provide equitable opportunities for children to learn, grow, and thrive. 

We hope you’ll be able to join us!

Please be prepared to show valid ID and proof of COVID vaccination upon entry to the building.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Sincerely,

Gregg Korrol

Principal

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Kindergarten Application Parent Workshop on Jan 9th from 3 PM – 5 PM

Greetings PS 101 Parents/Guardians:

Our Parent Coordinator Bing Xing Lin will be hosting a parent workshop at PS 101 to provide an in-depth overview of the NYC DOE Kindergarten application process. Ms. Bing will be joined by Ms. Lau (STEM/Tech Teacher) and Ms. Wu (DL Coordinator) to help parents understand how the Kindergarten application process works and what you need to do to apply for Kindergarten at PS 101. The workshop will be held in person on Monday, January 9, 2023 from 3 PM – 5 PM.

If you are interested in attending, please register for this workshop by submitting the following Google form: https://forms.gle/jvP7u2Azrh482n1J6

If you plan to attend the workshop, please have your MySchools account login information handy—your MySchools account is a necessary part of the application process.

Please note, this workshop is only applicable to families who are zoned for PS 101. You can check if your address is zoned for PS 101 by using the NYC DOE “Find A School” website: https://schoolsearch.schools.nyc/

Following NYC DOE visitor policy, only individuals who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 will be allowed to attend the workshop. We need your help to follow the mandatory visitor policy, please be prepared to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination status and valid proof of identification upon entering the school building.

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact Bing Xing Lin at via email at Blin9@schools.nyc.gov or phone (347) 563-4680.

Sincerely,

Gregg Korrol

Principal

FREE Parenting Workshops and ESL Classes Offered by Chinese American Sunshine House

Dear PS 101 Families:

Please see the following FREE parenting workshops and ESL classes provided by one of our community organizations, the Chinese American Sunshine House. 

Parenting Skills Program

12/06/2022 – 01/24/2023, every Tuesday, 2PM – 3PM (EST)  via  Zoom

Parents will learn different parenting skills in this 8-session weekly program. All sessions are free to attend and open to the public. This program will be conducted in Chinese. Click here to fill out the registration form

English Classes

Starting 12/06/2022 – 02/14/2023, every Tuesday(no class on 12/13) , 4PM – 5PM (EST)  via  Zoom

The ESL classes will be facilitated bilingually in English and Chinese. Beginning and intermediate level English learners are welcomed to join. This program is free to participate and open to the public. Click  here to fill out the registration form

You can download the flyers below for further information: