Click on the "Parent Support" Link for details and events in February 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.
Date: February 26
8:30 am - 9:30 am
Remember The Following Dates
For the Month of February
February 2 - Parent Workshop -
Preparing A Science Project
Presented by: Ms. K. Beaulieu
2:30 pm - 3:15 pm
February 3 - PTA Exec. Bd. Meeting
February 5 - Parent Workshop
Grades 3, 4, & 5
Presented by: Mr. Khan
February 8 - Chinese New Year
February 12 - Parent Workshop
Respect For All
PTA Valentine's Dance
5:30 - 8:00 pm
February 14 - Valentine's Day
February 15 - Presidents Day Observed
February 15 - 19
School is Closed
February 22 - Welcome Back!
February 24 - Parent Nutrition
PTA General Meeting
February 29 - Parent Workshop
Hand on Workshop
Link to Library & Media Services
Afternoon and Evening Parent/Teacher Conferences
will be held on
Thursday, March 3rd.
Spring Picture Day - Thursday, March 10th
Spring Recess - School Will be Closed
April 25th - April 29th
Click on the link below to learn more about what students are learning in Science:
Click the link below to begin working in
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