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New & Exciting Noticings:
**NEW**

Click here to view our new and updated PS 101 Calendar

Class 1-316 and 5-415 were featured on ABC news !

See the video here!

Have a great summer!!!
See you in September....
The first day of school is
Wednesday September 9, 2009.

2009-2010 School Year Supply Lists:
Click the grade your child is going into in September:
Pre-Kindergarten
Kindergarten
1st Grade
2nd Grade
3rd Grade
4th Grade
5th Grade
Service providers:
ESL____ SETSS ____Reading & Math Club

Drama Show 2009:
We are so proud of our young actors and actresses for their outstanding efforts!

Click here to watch a retelling of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by Mr.Damiano's class (Grade 3)

5th Grade Enrichment was a smash!!!

Parents of Grade 3, 4 and 5 students:
You can now obtain your child's 2009 State Math Exam score by visiting the ARIS parent link:
https://arisparentlink.org/parentlink

What do you need to log in to the ARIS Parent Link?

Important!
The Drama Performance has been postponed
until Thursday June 18th.
We hope you can stilll join us ...

June 2, 2009 H1N1 Flu Update:
English letter Chinese letter

Click here to watch the 3rd Grade
Circus Arts Performance

Click here to watch the Early Childhood
Dance Festival video on-line


ARIS-Achievement Reporting Innovation System
You now have the power to check your child's test scores, attendance, testing history and more from your home computer. Click here for more information.
*You must obtain your password from your child's teacher

Letter from Chancellor Klein to Parents on H1N1 Flu

Dance Festival 2009
The teachers & children of PS 101 were amazing!

5th Grade Prom
For the first year, 5th graders were able to vote
on their prom theme. Below are thier results:

5thprom

Dear PS 101 families,

As you know the Mayor announced overall success with the NYS ELA 2009 assessment results. I am very happy to say that as a school, we also made gains and showed strengths in areas we were targeting for improvement.

This year, our 3, 4, and 5th graders “streamed” for Literacy. In other words, we used last year’s ELA scores (2008) plus teacher recommendations to place students in smaller groups with similar abilities. Hence, instead of 1 teacher teaching 32 students of various levels (in each classroom), 4 teachers taught groups of less than 20 students each with similar abilities, in order to give small group focused instruction. In addition, we introduced an Enrichment Academy to service more advanced students, in order to give them targeted instruction; this is where we observed our greatest gain.

While the data is not official, and still loose (we don’t have all test scores yet, but do have the majority), I am proud to share the following highlights:

Additionally, I am happy to report that approximately 30% of the students in the 5th grade 21st Century classrooms scored a level 4 on the ELA exam.
Again, let me remind you, all grade 3, 4, and 5 classrooms will be 21st century classrooms next school year, meaning every student in these grades will have their own laptop computer.

We hope to provide you with you child’s individual ELA 2009 scores by the end of next week (approximately May 15th).

I would like to thank and congratulate all the teachers and staff members who work so hard everyday to ensure your children are receiving the best education possible. Education is a group effort of various teachers and staff members who are constantly explaining, sharing, laughing and teaching your children.

With the deepest respect and congratulations,

G.Korrol
Principal


Early childhood Family Night was a HUGE success!!
A great big thank you to the Parents Association and Staff members who made it happen.

I am proud to announce that PS 101
has been chosen as a
Model Technology School for NYC
Congratulations to all our staff members!!!

Valentine's Day Dance 2009

More than 200 - 3, 4, and 5th graders have a blast!!!

Click Here for Pre-Kindergarten Admissions Information
for the 2009-10 school year

I'd like to congratulate all of our wonderful staff members who had letters written about them in this year's Thank-a-Teacher program:
Mrs. Cordano and Mrs. Maresca
Ms. Bisking
Mr. Yee
Mrs. Alfieri
Ms. Rossetti
Mr. Hayes
Mrs. Duggan
Ms. Reparto

5th Grade Student Enrichment begins this month!!!
(Learn about it and see the brochure by clicking here)


You may pick up your Kindergarten registration packet beginning Friday January 16th (8:30am-11am)

This week: ELA State exam for
Grade 3, 4 &5
Congratulations to all our students and staff on their hard work.
We know you will do great!

The PS 101 Staff wishes you and your family a very happy holiday and a wonderful new year!!!

Help me Celebrate the Staff of PS 101 by publically thanking
your child's teacher (click here)

Crazy Hat Day
Tuesday December 23rd

We are proud to announce that we have
collected over 400 pounds of canned
food for City Harvest.
City Harvest
helps those who need assistance.

Please keep these dates for reference during the month of December.
Thursday, December 4, 2008- Principal Honor Roll Assembly (Grade 3, 4 & 5)
Tuesday, December 16, 2008 - Early Childhood Holiday Assembly
9:15 A.M. = (AM) Pre-K and Kindergarten
1:30 P.M. = (PM) Pre-K
Wednesday, December 17, 2008 -Early Childhood Holiday Assembly
9:00 A.M. = Grade One
10:15 A.M. = Grade Two
Wednesday, December 24, 2008 – Friday, January 2, 2009
NO SCHOOL - Holiday Winter Recess
Monday, January 5, 2009-BACK TO SCHOOL

We at P.S. 101 wish all of you
a very Happy Thanksgiving

Congratulations to our new
PS 101 Student Government:

President
Wilson
Vice-President
Janette
Secretary
Briana
Treasurer
Elton

Congratulations to Momina Z.
who will be representing
PS 101at the city-wide Spelling Bee

Student Government Elections
Review the candidates speeches by listening to their podcasts here.

On-Line Instructional Video Library
PS 101 is proud to present teacher created lessons online.

Click here to visit the library of on-line instructional videos
created by our SmartBoard Certified Teachers.
On-line videos are for various grade levels and subjects.

The online video library will be updated monthly.

Halloween Was a Blast at PS 101!!!

PS 101 is highlighted on the Department of Education Website for 21st Century Classrooms (click here)

Student of The Month??
(Make sure to congratulate them in the comments section)

Read about the PS 101 -21st Century Classrooms

The 25 Book Campaign:
Ready! Set!! Read!!!
celebrating fitness and literacy was amazing!!!

Due to Construction, effective Monday September 22, please note the following dismissal changes below
(Pre-Kindergarten will remain unchanged)

PS 101 is an A!
on the City Progress Report

Congratulations to the entire staff that helped PS 101 achieve this grade.

I would like to thank the 300 parents who came to
Back-to-School night 2008!
It was our largest turn-out ever! We hope you will continue to remain actively involved in our school. Working together, we can help your children be the best they can be!

Tell us what excites you most about the
new school year (click here)

School begins Tuesday September 2, 2008

Please note: PTA Homework planners are $6
(not $5 as they were in the past)

September 2008 Supply Lists
Make sure you child is ready to learn on the first day of school!!

The PS 101 Calendar (to the left):
1) Informs you which days school is closed for the 2008-9 school year
2) Informs you of all class trips (all grades) and includes
links to preview where your child is going

Congratulations to :
Ms. Mastrianni, Ms.Lau, Mr. Demarco, Ms. Ruszowski, Ms.Siroka, Ms.Stanisci, Ms.DiCapua, Ms.Wu, Ms.Kennedy , Ms.Castro, Ms.Wong, Ms.Abbate, and Ms.Li 
who became SmartBoard Certified Trainers over the summer!

Read about PS 101 on Inside Schools

Read about PS 101 in Department Of Education highlights
(Enrichment Programs)

Read about PS 101 in Department Of Education highlights
(Fund Raiser for China earthquake victims)

Learning Environment Survey Results for 2007-8

Click here for the
2008-2009 Testing Calendar

Memories From Last Year!!

Enrichment Share-Fair

"Follow the Yellow Brick Road..."
Congratulations on a stellar performance!!!

"So You Want to Be a Teacher.." -Enrichment Experience

The PS 101 Talent Show was incredible!!!
(see for yourself below:)

Social Studies 2008-9

I am proud to announce that PS 101 has been selected for a K-2 TAH (Teaching American History) – USDOE (United States Department of Education) initiative to increase teaching of Social Studies in the United States.

This is a federally funded grant in Social Studies being done in select schools across the country. 

Family Night was a Smash!
Thank you to everyone (staff and PTA) who created this incredible event.
Please share your experience by writing on our Blog (Click Here)





Click here to preview the PS 101 entry into the
Chase Multimedia in the Classroom Competition

*Special thank you to Ms. Lau, Ms. Mastrianni, and the students for all their hard work
Good luck!!!

Pick-n-Click is here!
Pick-n-Click is an interactive trivia game to actively engage our youngsters to develop critical, literal and inferential thinking skills.  This morning warm-up session will motivate and challenge students, as well as reinforce skills needed for the ELA and Math State Exams.

Watch Pick and Click here:

P.S. 101 receives a Mayoral Grant to renovate our playground as part of the “Schoolyards-to-Playgrounds” initiative ( part of PlaNYC)
Click here to read details and listen to podcasts of the planning days

Please join us for more information at our next
PTA meeting on December 11 at 9 a.m.


Progress Report information (click here)

Halloween at PS 101




25 Book Campaign: Click here to see pictures from the event

<----On the left, please listen to our Podcasts
and view our Blog where you can add your own comments !

P.S. 101 is proud to be part of the
Integrated Curriculum and Support
(Learning Support Organization)
*click the links above to learn more

Learn more about the State Exams (Grades 3, 4 , & 5),
as well as how to help your child (Click here)

 

About Our School

At PS 101 it is our mission to prepare children to live and prosper in a technologically advanced world. In keeping with the Chancellor's regulations and the standards curriculum we have integrated the areas of math, reading, writing, science and technology into our daily curriculum. We believe that each child's unique needs and talents should be nurtured so that they will develop a passion for learning and acquire the skills needed for societal membership and meaningful employment. Our parents work with the school to encourage reading and higher level thinking skills, respect for oneself and one another, cultural awareness and diversity. The entire school community works together towards achieving high performance standards. We believe that every child should be provided with all opportunities available to ensure that they reach their full potential.

School Information:Region: 7
Community School District: 21

Superintendent (IA):
Ann Marie LettieriBaker
718-759-3945


SSO:
Integrated Curriculum and Support
Learning Support Organization

Network Leader
Wendy Karp
718-420-5690

Principal:
G. Korrol
Assistant Principal:
E. Kane

Parent Coordinator: Margaret Lloyd
(347) 563-4680
PTA Presidents: Antonella Napoli
& Angela Filorama

School Number: 101 (21K101)
Borough: Brooklyn
Grade Levels: PK, K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (SE: 4-5)
Student Enrollment: 845
Police Precinct: 62

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