NYC DOE Schools Closed on May 29th

Dear PS 101 Parents/Guardians:

Please be advised that all New York City Department of Education schools will be closed to commemorate Memorial Day on Monday, May 29th. We honor the brave men and women who have served our country in the military and who continue to do so, for the sake of our freedom.

School will resume as regularly scheduled on Tuesday, May 30th. Please visit our school website for all important dates and information. Feel free to contact our Parent Coordinator, Ms. Bing Xing Lin at 1-347-563-4680 with any questions or concerns. 


Gregg Korrol


May 2023 – Important Dates

Dear PS 101 Parents/Guardians:

Please take note of the following important dates for the month of May. Please keep these dates for reference during the remainder of the month.

Friday, May 19thSCHOOL SPIRIT DAY! SPRING IS IN THE AIR DAY! WEAR your favorite spring color – blue, pink, yellow, peach, lavender!
Thursday, May 25th 

(Rain-date Friday, May 26th)
Grades Pre-K, Kindergarten, 1, and 2 Classes ONLY
Schoolyard showcase

Please follow grade times:
PRE-K: start time at 9:00 am
Kindergarten: start time at 9:30 am
Grade One: start time at 10:00 am
Grade Two: start time at 10:30 am
Friday, May 26thSCHOOL SPIRIT DAY! WEAR Red, white or blue for patriotism. 
Monday, May 29thMemorial Day Holiday Observance – NYC Schools closed
Parent/Guardian Permission
Senior Field Day Trip at Dyker Beach Park: competitive play; team building, fun and lunch!

PTA Bake Sale on May 18!

Greetings PS 101 Families:

Our PTA is hosting a bake sale on Thursday, May 18th. Come and show your support by bringing in store-bought donations for students to purchase after their lunch. Label your donations with your student’s name and class, and he/she will receive a voucher for a FREE item at the bake sale!

Store-bought donations can be dropped off to the PTA room by May 18th, either during morning drop off or before 10:30 AM.

Please see flyer below for more information. Thank you for your continued support!

Flyer of PS 101 PTA Bake Sale on 5/18/23

PS 101 Drama Show Returns on June 6!

Dear PS 101 Families:

It is with great pleasure that we announce the return of our PS 101 Drama Show on Tuesday, June 6th at 6:30 PM sharp. Doors open at 6:00 PM. Please join us in the audience to cheer on the PS 101 cast in their performance of Don’t Tell Me Don’t!

In partnership with ExpandEd, we look forward to this opportunity to celebrate our students’ hard work in theater arts. Get ready for a spectacular performance with our third, fourth, and fifth graders singing, dancing, and acting.

Tickets will be sold on a first come, first served basis. Purchase your tickets now before they are sold out! Tickets are $4 each! All ticket sales proceeds go towards supporting PS 101.

Here’s how you can purchase a ticket:

  • Parent letters will be sent home with your child with a return slip for you to fill out how many tickets you want to purchase. Please check your child’s folders for the letter.
  • Return the slip with tickets payment (enclosed in a sealed envelope with your child’s name and class) to your child’s teacher.
  • Tickets will then be sent home with your child on the day prior to the drama show date.

Kindly note, if you purchase a ticket for school-age children, they must be accompanied by an adult for admittance. There is no guarantee that tickets will be sold at the door. If we are sold out with pre-ticket sales and reach maximum seating, tickets will not be sold at the door. A food concession stand will be open with an assortment of snacks and drinks.

If you should have any questions or concerns, please contact our Parent Coordinator, Ms. Bing Xing Lin at 1-347–563–4680 or via email at

We look forward to having you join us for the show.


Gregg Korrol


Mother’s Day Boutique Sale on May 10-12

Dear PS 101 Parents & Guardians,

It is the time of year to celebrate and show appreciation to the mothers, grandmothers, aunts, friends and important women in our lives. The PTA will hold a Mother’s Day Boutique sale as an opportunity for your child to shop Mother’s Day presents for that someone special.

The Mother’s Day Boutique will be open from Wednesday, May 10th through Friday, May 12th and there will be items moderately priced from $1 – $8 – bracelets, pendants, costume jewelry, keepsakes, plaques, flowers, etc. Please send your child to school with spending money placed in a sealed envelope with your child’s name, class and labeled for Mother’s Day Boutique. We will open our boutique throughout the day and call each class down to shop.

All funds raised will go toward student events and/or instructional supplies for the school. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact our Executive Board or stop in at any time.


P.S. 101 PTA

Happy National Principal’s Day!

Greetings PS 101 Families:

Please be advised today is National Principal’s Day. We want to take this time to acknowledge our very own amazing principal at PS 101, Mr. G. Korrol!

We applaud Mr. Korrol for his strong leadership skills. We recognize Mr. Korrol for his hard work, strong commitment, and for the visionary leader he is to the PS 101 school ​community. The day will be filled with heartfelt messages of thanks, meet and greets and best wishes for a very special day to the very best principal! Celebrate Mr. Korrol with a shout out and show him your appreciation. As our building leader, we are grateful for all he does. He is most deserving of this love and support from all. We know this will brighten his day! Let’s show support and gratitude for the tremendous work he puts forth every day for us. 

PS 101 Assistant Principals, Staff and Students 

Lunch Schedule Changes for May 2-3

Dear Parents/Guardians:

This is a reminder that lunch schedules will be adjusted during the 2023 New York State testing days (Tues 5/2, Wed 5/3) as follows:

410:45AM-11:35AMK & 1
612:25PM-1:15PM3, 4, 5

This change in schedule is due to the elongated testing times for the state exams, and to ensure students are accommodated appropriately.

Thank you for your cooperation.


Gregg Korrol



Greetings PS 101 Families:

UPDATE 4/28/23: Please be advised that registration is closed for this event. We have reached the full capacity of spots available. Thank you for signing up!

Feeling creative? Feeling colorful? Feeling the summer vibes?

Flyer for Tie Dye party on May 20th

Come join us for PS 101’s very own Tie Dye Event on Saturday, May 20th from 10-11 AM!! Registration for every child is required, and there is a limit of 100 spots! Registration opens on Friday April 28th at 9 AM and ends on May 3rd.

White shirts and a tie dye kit will be provided for FREE to each child that registers. You may also bring one small personal item to dye. The item should be white AND made of cotton for best results. If you have enough dye left over in your kit, you will be able to dye that item as well.

Please register each child SEPARATELY. If a child does not have his or her own separate registration, they will not be guaranteed a shirt. (Please also note, shirts will be provided to students ONLY. No adults.)

Please dress in clothes that can get dirty! This event will take place outside. Bring water in case it gets warm. A parent is required to attend the event with their child! The event is outdoors.

School Spirit Days in May 2023 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 MAY. 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!

Monday, May 1stNational Principal’s Day
Let’s celebrate Principal Korrol and all of the important work he does for the betterment of PS 101.
You may also wear our school color: BLUE WEAR PS101 school spirit apparel.
Tuesday, May 2ndDAY ONE of Grades 3-4-5 NYS MATH State Exam
School Spirit Day -COMFY/COZY DAY > Don’t Sweat The Test! 
WEAR sweat-shorts or sweatpants/t-shirt or sweatshirt!
Wednesday, May 3rdDAY TWO of Grades 3-4-5 NYS MATH State Exam
School Spirit Day -COMFY/COZY DAY > Don’t Sweat The Test!
WEAR sweat-shorts or sweatpants/t-shirt or sweatshirt!
Thursday, May 4thSCHOOL SPIRIT DAY!
WEAR your favorite STAR WARS shirt/character/movie design/apparel.
You may also wear our school color: BLUE
Friday, May 12thSCHOOL SPIRIT DAY!
Harry Potter Day!
WEAR your favorite Harry Potter shirt/character or movie design/apparel.
Friday, May 19thSCHOOL SPIRIT DAY!
WEAR your favorite spring color – blue, pink, yellow, peach, lavender!
Friday, May 26thSCHOOL SPIRIT DAY!
WEAR Red, white or blue for patriotism. 

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


PS 101 LIM Little Lighthouse Team