Attendance/ Grading Policy

Greetings PS 101 Families-

As a reminder, your child must be present and interacting within Google Classroom. Attendance and interaction is part of the PS 101 Grading system and may account for up to 30% of a child’s grade.

Attendance is taken by 9:30am. If your child is not on Google Classroom and interacting in the live sessions, they will be marked absent unless we are notified by the parent on that day that there are technology issues.

Attendance is also taken throughout the day at each live session and with submission of work, which are both part of student grades in each subject.

GK

Digital Classroom Daily-What you Need to Know

Greetings 101 Families,

We know this is a new challenge for many parents to balance being a care-taker, doing their own work and helping their children with school work. We appreciate you and thank you for your help during this time of transition to Digital Remote Learning.

Please be advised of the following:

  • Attendance– students must actively do work during the day PLUS fill out the attendance sheet to be logged as present for the day.
  • Teachers have classroom hours posted on their Google Classroom page. They are unavailable during certain hours of the day such as their Lunch and Preparation Period (AKA Prep period- planning time), as well as after school.
  • School work is posted throughout the day and your child should be doing the work and submitting it through Google Classroom daily.
  • Some teachers may use Zoom video conferencing to speak to your kids live on video or solely through audio. If you don’t want your child on video, make sure the video is off on your computer (quickest way to do this is put a post-it over the camera lens).
  • PS101 is still serving Grab-and-Go Breakfast and Lunch daily from 7:30am-1:30pm.
  • Cluster teachers will respond to student work on the day they are scheduled to see them. For example, if your child has Music Monday, then Ms. Bove will respond on Monday. Make sure your child signs the attendance form on the cluster page.
  • Please ensure to keep a list of websites and passwords for your children.

GK

Principal

Absences & Lateness

Dear Parents/Guardians,

Regarding attendance, please be advised that when your child is signed out of school, they are marked absent for the portion of the day they are not present. Attendance is based on being present inside the school. Attendance records are legal documents and time in school must be accounted for properly. So please understand that if you are signing your child out of school for a medical reason or any other purpose, they are marked absent for the portion of the day they are not present inside the school. The same holds true for lateness. School starts at 8:10 am. While we give a 2-3 minute leeway for students to come into the building, if they are late, they are marked late, regardless of reason. Again, attendance and being marked present is about being present inside PS 101.

Thank you.