Kindergarten Parents: Save for College Program

Dear Kindergarten Parents,

As a reminder, all DOE kindergarten students are eligible to join the Save for College Program. Enrollment is automatic and you automatically get the $100 towards college! If you do not want to be a part of this program, please use the opt-out form (see below). You can view this recorded information session for additional information. 

Additionally, note the following information:

For more information, see the NYC Kids RISE Save for College Program InfoHub page

NYC Kids RISE will create an account in each student’s name if and when they receive information from the DOE about each participating student and their parent/guardian(s).

District Opt Out Notice and Form  available in

DOH Mandatory Vison Screening (Kindergarten and Grade One ONLY) 

Dear Parents or Guardians of Kindergarten and First grade Students:

On Monday, December 6th through Friday, December 10th, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene will be visiting PS 101 to administer mandated vision screening for all Kindergarten and First grade students.

If your child wears eyeglasses, please make sure they wear them on these specific days.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Sincerely,

Gregg Korrol

Principal

Save for College Program -Kindergarten Parents

Dear PS101 Families,

Every kindergarten student is eligible to join the Save for College Program in the 2021–22 school year.

Please review the following information from the NYC Kids RISE Downloadable Resources 

GK

Graduation and Stepping-Up Dates (Gr 5, PK, K)

Good day PS 101 Families-

We are greatly looking forward to celebrating our students and all their accomplishments and achievements this year. Some year’s are milestones in education, and we like to recognize these moments alongside our PS101 families with special celebrations.

Due to Social Distancing and health requirements, this year’s Graduation for our 5th Graders and Stepping-up ceremony for Pre-K and Kindergarten will all be Virtual.

We will have a scheduled time for the presentation so that all our families can have a shared experience and then spend the remainder of the day celebrating their child and this monumental event in their lives. The time will be determined and announced as we get closer to June.

Dates:

5th Grade Graduation: Friday, June 18

Kindergarten Stepping-Up: Wednesday, June 23

Pre-Kindergarten Stepping-Up : Tuesday, June 22

GKorrol
Principal

Incoming Kindergarten Dual Language Students for September 2021

Dear Parents of Incoming Dual Language Students for 2021-22,

亲爱的家长;

We are hosting an information session on the Dual Language Program for the 2021-22 school year.  This session is for incoming Kindergarten students who have already been offers a seat to our DL program.  

吴老师邀请你来参加2021-2022年双语班的讨论。

This session is specifically for you to ensure that you have an opportunity to make an informed decision that is best for your child. Dual Language is an enrichment program that has very high expectations for your child, and so we are sure you have many questions.

这个讨论是给你们多一点知识关于双语班。 双语课程是一个资优教育课程. 

The session will happen remotely over Zoom on Thursday, April 29th at 8:30 AM.   At 8:30 AM, we will present on the anticipated format of the program for 2021-22 and follow with a Q&A session.  

这个网络讨论是在星期四,(四月 /29)早上8:30。我们希望你们可以参加。

Welcome Kindergarten Students September 2021!

In advance, we welcome all our future Kindergartners to PS101!!

Registration begins April 26, 2021. Parents who received an acceptance offer should call the school starting Tuesday April 13 (starting 9am) to arrange an appointment (date and time) to come register their child.
School Phone # (718) 372-0221

We will have translators available for Chinese, Spanish, and, Russian, on the dates listed below. Other languages, please bring a translator with you and if you don’t have one, we will make arrangements

Registration Dates:
April 26-28: Chinese and English
April 29-30: Spanish and English
May 3-4: Russian and English

To help you get started for registration, you will need to bring your child and all required documents to pre-registration.

Parents will be emailed all the necessary Registration forms prior to their appointment. Parents are expected to print and complete the forms and bring them with you when registering your child.

Registration will take place outdoors in our school yard and all Social Distancing protocols (6 feet apart and masks) are mandated. You will not be allowed to enter the School yard without a mask.

***We will have a meeting with all new Kindergarten parents sometime in late May/June. We are excited to meet you!!***

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Deadline Approaching: Kindergarten Registration September 2021

Greetings PS 101 Families and visitors,

Beginning Thursday, December 10th:
Children born in 2016 can apply to Kindergarten for the 2021-22 school year.
-The application deadline is Tuesday, January 19, 2021.
-All families who apply by the deadline will receive a Kindergarten offer in April.

All families with children born in 2016 may apply for kindergarten admissions, including children currently attending pre-K, students with disabilities, English Language Learners, and students with accessibility needs.

How do I apply?
-Families can apply to Kindergarten in two ways, online at MySchools.nyc or over the phone by calling 718-935-2009.
MySchools.nyc includes an online directory tool that allows families to explore program choices, save programs of interest and submit their application, all on the same site.

Can I apply to PS101?
-Please be advised that schools are assigned by the zone/area in which you live.
-PS 101 prioritizes students in our zone and siblings of our current students.
-PS 101 has one Kindergarten classroom dedicated to Dual Language Mandarin Instruction where students learn in both Mandarin Chinese and English.

GK

Kindergarten Registration September 2021

Greetings PS 101 Families and visitors,

Beginning Thursday, December 10th:
Children born in 2016 can apply to Kindergarten for the 2021-22 school year.
-The application deadline is Tuesday, January 19, 2021.
-All families who apply by the deadline will receive a Kindergarten offer in April.

All families with children born in 2016 may apply for kindergarten admissions, including children currently attending pre-K, students with disabilities, English Language Learners, and students with accessibility needs.

How do I apply?
-Families can apply to Kindergarten in two ways, online at MySchools.nyc or over the phone by calling 718-935-2009.
MySchools.nyc includes an online directory tool that allows families to explore program choices, save programs of interest and submit their application, all on the same site.

Can I apply to PS101?
-Please be advised that schools are assigned by the zone/area in which you live.
-PS 101 prioritizes students in our zone and siblings of our current students.
-PS 101 has one Kindergarten classroom dedicated to Dual Language Mandarin Instruction where students learn in both Mandarin Chinese and English.

GK

5th Grade and Kindergarten Graduation

Dear PS 101 Families:

I hope this email finds everyone safe and healthy. We remain committed to carrying on with our school’s traditions by celebrating the accomplishments and successes our students have achieved. We may be apart, but we remain together as a 101 family.

I am happy to inform you:
We will be providing our students with a (1) virtual Grade 5 Awards Ceremony Ceremony, (2) a virtual Grade 5 Graduation Ceremony and (3) Kindergarten Stepping Up Ceremony.
*dates will be announced in the coming weeks

While I fully understand that these virtual ceremonies cannot replace the in-person experience, we will to do our very best to make each ceremony special.

We will keep you informed and provide updates as they become available.

We thank you for your understanding, positivity and support as we move forward together.
GK