Click on the "Parent Support" Link for details and events in November 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.
Remember The Following Dates
For the Month of November
November 2 - Picture Day
Grades Pre-K & 1-4
November 3 - Election Day
No School for Students
Chancellor's Conference Day for Staff
November 4 - Picture Day
Grades K & 5
Grades K & 5
Cap & Gown Graduation Pictures
PTA Executive Bd. Meeting
Time: 6:00 pm
November 5 - Parent Teacher Conferences
Early Dismissal 11:20 am
Afternoon Conference: 12:30 - 2:30
Evening Conference: 4:30 - 7:30 pm
Please support the PTA Bake Sale
Boutique on this day!
November 9 - Deadline To Request Gifted & Talented Testing for Children Born 2008 - 2011
See Ms. Knowles for information
Pre-K Family Night at the Children's Museum of
Time: 6 pm- 8pm
November 10 - Parent Title I
November 11 - Veteran's Day
School is Closed
November 16 - Parent Workshop
Introduction to the School's Website & Library
In the Library
Open School Week
November 16 - 20
Asthma and Allergies
Your Child in School
Time: 8:30 am
November 24 - "Our New Playground"
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
PTA Meeting & Thanksgiving Feast
November 26 - Thanksgiving Day - School Closed
November 27 - School Closed
Click on the link below to learn more about what students are learning in Science:
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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. Rigorous Instruction: We will continue to focus our growth on using non-fiction sources to create evidence-based writing pieces that inform and persuade.
2. Supportive Environment (Math): We will improve our students' ability, with the help of their parents, to track their own progress towards their learning targets.
3. Strong Family and Community Ties: We will increase our parents' ability to offer academic support at home; by offering more workshops and events designed to instruct parents in Common Core Standard-Based expectation, curricular goals, student learning targets, assessments, and supports for specific subgroups of learners.
To view the NYC Instructional Expectations
Click the Link Below