Click on the "Parent Support" Link for details and events in March located on the left side.
Coffee Hour With The Principal
The setting for the coffee hours are casual.
This is a time set aside for you to have open discussions
with our Principal, Ms. Jill Hoder,
for a Monthly Coffee Hour.
Join Ms. Hoder
Time: 8:30 - 9:30 am
In the Parent Room
Remember The Following Dates
For the Month of March
March 4 - World Read Aloud Day
PTA - 6:00pm
Exec. Bd. Meeting
March 5 - Parent Workshop
"Recipe for Reading"
8:30am - 10:00am
Grades Pre K, K, 1, & 2
March 10 - Parent Survey Volunteer Meeting
Time: 8:30 am
March 12 - Spring Picture Day
March 17 - St. Patrick's Day
March 18 - PTA Meeting
March 19 - Parent-Teacher Conference Day
1/2 Day for Students
Dismissal Time: 11:25 am
Afternoon Session: - 1:00 pm-3:00 pm
Evening Session - 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
March 25 - Parent BBQ Volunteer
Meeting: - 8:30 am
March 31 - Parent Workshop: Avoiding Test Anxiety
PLEASE FILL OUT YOU PARENT SURVEY
SEE MS. KNOWLES
Pre-K Application Time! For Children born in 2011
Begins: March 16th
Click the link below to begin working in
To view Principal's Welcome Letter,
Please click the link below:
We Are Proud To Announce That P.S. 161Q
Has Been Selected As A Reward School From the
State of New York! The Arthur Ashe School is one
of four schools in the Department of Education
That Has Received This Honor!
Please take time to check your child's folders/backpacks for
notices that are sent home to you by the school.
We Are Proud to Announce
P.S. 161 Received An
On Our School's Progress Report
Click the link below to review
1. ELA: We will continue to focus on our growth of higher order thinking through the use of text-based evidence during student discussion, both verbal and written.
2. Math: We will continue to support our growth in math reasoning through the student's ability to construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others, during problem-solving activities.
3. Knowing Your Students: We will continue to focus on targeted instruction to support knowing all students; SWD, ELL's at-risk and higher ability learners through small group instruction.
4. Collaborative Professional Learning: We will continue to be devoted to working with teacher teams in order to support collaborative professional learning, improve teacher effectiveness and bolster teacher leadership.
To view the NYC Instructional Expectations
Click the Link Below