Click on the "Parent Support" Link for details
and events in May
located on the left side.
You can also review the
"Parent Activity Calendar"
The Month of MAY
at this link.
The New York City Department of Education’s Achievement Reporting and Innovation System.
Also for educators to locate information to improve student's learning.
Parents can explore data on their child's academic achievement.
Just click on the above website or the Aris Parent Link.
Type in your child's Student ID #
Type in your password
This information can be obtained by contacting the Parent Coordinator, Ms. Kathy Knowles, at P.S. 161Q. Every parent is issued a temporary password. You must change the password at your first log-in.
Visit the New York City Department of Education's
Click Above Acuity Link
Click on the Website Below
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, Mrs. Jill Hoder.
Join Ms. Jill Hoder, our school's Principal,
for a Monthly Coffee Hour
During the School Year
Remember The Following Dates
May 2 - Parent Workshop:
Presented By Learning Leaders
Storytelling & Bookmaking
Time: 9:00 am
May 7 - BBQ Parent Volunteer Meeting
Time: 9:00 am
May 9 and 10 - Pre-K Parent T-Shirt Project
(Must be completed by: May 14!!)
May 13 - Mother's Day Tea
Place: Parent Room
Time: 10:00 - 12:00 pm
May 14 - Session No. 3 & 4
May 21 - Session No. 5 & 6
May 28 - Session No. 7
May 15 - PTA General Meeting
Time: 6:00 p.m.
May 21 - Grade Four Science Performance Test
May 22 - Grade Four Science Performance Test
May 23 - Grade Four Science Performance Test
Bake Sale for BBQ - Parent Room
May 24 - Grade Four Science Performance Test
May 24 - BBQ Parent Volunteer Meeting
Time: 9:00 a.m.
May 27 - School Closed
May 28 - Grade Four Science Performance Test
May 31 - Library Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Student Schoolwide BBQ - Friday June 7
Parent Volunteers are Needed!!!
Check out the following links below and find a "Parent Toolkit" of resources on the new Common Core State Standards
Materials/Resources For Students To Do At Home
Click Image/Link Below:
Teacher's College Reading and Writing Project
Words Their Way: Word Study and Spelling Program
NYS Social Studies Program based on NYS Scope and Sequence
To View The Curriculum For October,
Click on the Link below:
Jill Hoder: Take Public Education Personally
In the final Principal's Office interview of the 2011-12 school year, Jill Hoder, principal of P.S. 161 Arthur Ashe School in Queens, said data helps the school personalize the learning experience for its diverse student body and in inclusion classes that accommodate a special-needs population of 13 percent. "The mission and the motto in this building is that we take public education personally. What you do or what you need to learn is gravely different from what the person next to you needs to learn." Read More »
To read more of this article from Schoolbook.com
Click on the link "Read More", above, after the article.
Below and Click on the Link
To Review School's Progress Report
P.S. 161 Has Been Awarded
From Target and the Ellen DeGeneres Show
The grant is much appreciated by one and all!
Please click this link to access our school's Progress Report, for 2011-2012
Click here for the DOE Discipline Code
Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday -
Dismissal is 2:40 pm
Extended Day Dismissal is at 3:30 pm
Thursday and Friday - Dismissal is at
2:40 pm For All Students
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