Welcome to P.S. 161 Arthur Ashe School


   D E C E M B E R 







Click on the "Parent Support" Link for dates and events in December 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 December

 

December 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9 - Smile Mobile Dental

December 7 - PTA Exec. Board Meeting
Time: 6:00 pm
6:00pm-8:00pm

December 9 - Picture Re-Take Day

December 13 - SLT Meeting
Time: 4 pm - 6 pm

 December 14 - Parent Workshop
 Math in the Classroom
Time: 8:45 am, Grades 3-5


December 15 - Parent Workshop:
Math in the Classroom
8:45 am, Grades K-2

December 22 - Parent Cookie Swap Party
and
Activities
Time: 12:00 noon



December 26 - January 2
Winter Recess- School is Closed

All staff and students are due back to school
on
January 3, 2017



Have a wonderful and safe Holiday Season
and
Winter Recess






Science News









 




Students--
Click the link below to begin working in
myON






 



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!

  



Parents:

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

http://schools.nyc.gov/OA/SchoolReports/
2012-13/Progress_Report_2013_
EMS_Q161.pdf


 

School Goals

2016-2017

A.    Rigorous Instruction: We will continue to focus our growth on using non-fiction sources to create evidence-based debates and persuasive writing pieces.

B.    Supportive Environment (School/class culture, whereby students feel safe, supported and challenged by teachers and peers.
- Throughout the school day, whole and small group instruction will include scaffolds offering strategies and customized materials specific to the needs of every student.

C. Collaborative Teachers (Teachers committed to success of the school)
- Professional development will focus on increasing teachers' ability to motivate, inspire and support students tracking their own progress towards establishing and revising their own goal.

D.  Effective School Leadership (Principals lead by example - professional growth social and emotional support drives student achievement)
- In alignment with the school goals, individual teacher goals will be established and monitored through the reflective teacher observation process.

E.    Strong Family and Community ties:  (Everyone works toward shared goal-improving student outcomes.
- We will offer an increased variety of opportunities for parents to be engaged in our learning community by supporting parents in Common Core Curriculum based activities.


SSUnits1and22.pdf


 Kindergarten  
CurriculummapgradeKunit3ModuleA.docx

 CurriculummapgradeKunit3ModuleB.docx

Grade  
Curriculummapgrade1unit3ModuleA.docx

Curriculummapgrade1unit3ModuleB.docx

Grade 2   
Curriculummapgrade2unit3ModuleA.docx

Curriculummapgrade2unit3ModuleB.docx

Grade  
Curriculummapgrade3unit2ModuleB.docx

        Grade   
Curriculummapgrade4unit2ModuleB.docx

Grade   
Curriculummapgrade5unit2ModuleB.docx

To view the NYC Instructional Expectations
Click the Link Below

http://schools.nyc.gov/Academics/
CommonCoreLibrary/About/
InstructionalExpectations/default.htm






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