September 2022 – Important Dates

Dear PS 101 Parents/Guardians:

We are listing some important dates for the month of September. Please keep these dates for reference during the month of September.

DATEREASON
Thursday, September 8thSCHOOL SPIRIT DAY!! SHOW YOUR PS 101 VIKING PRIDE!
WEAR PS 101 school apparel!
You may also WEAR our school color: BLUE!
Friday, September 9thSCHOOL SPIRIT DAY!
Let’s commemorate 9/11 and show support!
WEAR RED/WHITE/BLUE!
Tuesday, September 13thPTA General Membership Meeting via ZOOM at 10am.
Link to follow, prior to the meeting date. 
Friday, September 16thSCHOOL SPIRIT DAY!! SHOW YOUR PS 101 VIKING PRIDE!
WEAR PS 101 school apparel!
You may also WEAR our school color: BLUE!
Friday, September 23rdCoffee with Korrol 
Grade: Kindergarten Families
Join Principal Korrol for coffee talk in PS 101 at 9am. 
Must show proof of COVID vaccination upon entry.
Friday, September 23rdSCHOOL SPIRIT DAY! Color it up PS 101!
It’s Class Color Day! Each class will choose a color of choice and show their school spirit with a rainbow of colors throughout the building.
Classroom teachers will notify you of the chosen color!
Monday, September 26th and Tuesday, September 27thNYC Schools Closed
Holiday Observance
Rosh Hashannah
Thursday, September 29PTA > FALL Picture Day for All Grades: Pre-k through 5th Grade
Information to follow
Friday, September 30thCoffee with Korrol
Grade: 5th Grade Families
Join Principal Korrol for coffee talk in PS 101 at 9am.
Must show proof of COVID vaccination upon entry. 
Friday, September 30thSCHOOL SPIRIT DAY! It’s HERITAGE DAY – represent your true self! WEAR something special to show-off your heritage and be proud!

If you should have any questions or concerns, please contact your child’s teacher or our general office. We hope this information will be helpful to you in planning for the month of September. 

Sincerely,

Gregg Korrol

Principal

Welcome Back to School Information

Dear PS 101 Families!

We are super excited to begin the fantastic new school year that is finally here!

Here’s what you need to know (please read carefully):

First day of School: Thursday September 8

School Hours:
8:00am-8:25am: Breakfast is served in the cafeteria
8:30am-2:45pm -School hours
*younger grades will be dismissed slightly earlier- your teacher will let you know the time

Where does my child enter PS 101?
All students will enter the school through the Main Entrance (except Pre-K)
Students arriving to their classroom after 8:35am will be marked late

After students enter PS 101 in the morning:

Breakfast for all of our students will be in the cafeteria. If your child is eating they will first start in the cafeteria.

After Breakfast (or if not having breakfast in school)

Grade K & 1 students will remain in the cafeteria.
Grades 2, 3, 4 students will report to the auditorium.  
Grade 5 students will report to the gymnasium.

At 8:30 am grades 2-5 students will all walk on their own to their classrooms.  Teachers will greet their students at the classroom door at 8:30.  

Grade K & 1 teachers will meet their classes in the cafeteria.  

Pre-Kindergarten ONLY: Pre-K students enter in the same place they exit (see map below)
Pre-K-1 students will enter on 24 Avenue; Pre-K-2 students will enter on Bay 35th Street.

Where does my child dismiss from?

Dismissal Map:

Do we still have to do the Daily Health Screener?
No- daily health screeners are no longer required, however, if your child is sick you must keep them home from school. You can read all about the Health and Safety protocols here.

What School Supplies do I need?
Click here for School Supply Lists for all students

Please make sure to write your child’s name and class on the bag of school supplies

When is school closed for Holidays?
2022-2023 School year Calendar

Want to meet with the Principal?
Sign up: Parent meetings with Principal Korrol

First Day of School information for Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten Information:
***Please check your email for important information about the first day of school***

Kindergarten September 8 ONLY:
Kindergarten students will arrive at 9am through the schoolyard gates and have an outdoor line-up.

Kindergarten families will return to the schoolyard in designated color/class stations at 1pm to engage in an outdoor orientation with families. After the outdoor parent meeting, students will be dismissed to their parent/guardian.

On Friday, September 9th, all Kindergarten students will enter through the main entrance.

GK