Calendar

  • Afternoon & Evening Parent Teacher Conferences

    Students will have a half day

    Afternoon & evening conferences will be held remotely (links will be shared)

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  • School Closed | Easter Weekend

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  • School Closed | Eid-al-Fitr

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  • School Closed | Spring Recess

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  • Evening Parent Teacher Conferences

    Let's get ready for next year! Links will be shared.

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Parent Advisory Council (PAC) ANNUAL MEETING

    Parent Advisory Council (PAC) ANNUAL MEETING
    Thursday, February 29th at 7pm, right after the PTA meeting.

    Agenda :
    - Parent’s Rights Under Title I
    - Plan for Students Achievement
    - Title I allocation and it’s uses in our school
    - PAC ByLaws

    Join by clicking the link below:
    https://meet.google.com/bho-sdwe-xfy
    Join by phone :
    Phone Numbers (US) +1 929-220-3828
    PIN: 244 857 148#

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  • PTA General Meeting

    DATE: 02/29/2024

    TIME: 6:00PM

    LOCATION: meet.google.com/aou-ijsw-dgr

    (US)+1 219-778-6047

    PIN: 797 295 098#

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  • CEC 28 March Hybrid Calendar and Business Meeting

    Please join us at the next Hybrid CEC 28 Calendar and Business Meeting on Thursday, March 7, 2024, at 6:30pm. Please see the attached agenda for your reference.

    CEC 28 March Hybrid Calendar and Business Meeting
    Date & Time: March 7, 2024, at 6:30PM
    In-Person location: District 28 Office at 90-27 Sutphin Boulevard Jamaica, NY 11435
    Or
    Join Via ZOOM
    Register here:
    https://nycdoe.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUqcuqtrT8iHNFc8PYvf7nfCPb-LVIEr-Sh

    Please make every effort to attend.
    Don't be left out of the conversation.
    Your presence and input are valued.

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  • Title I PAC Annual Meeting

    Parent Advisory Council (PAC) ANNUAL MEETING
    Thursday, February 29th at 7pm, right after the PTA meeting.

    Agenda :
    - Parent’s Rights Under Title I
    - Plan for Students Achievement
    - Title I allocation and it’s uses in our school
    - PAC ByLaws

    Join by clicking the link below:
    https://meet.google.com/bho-sdwe-xfy
    Join by phone :
    Phone Numbers (US) +1 929-220-3828
    PIN: 244 857 148#

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  • Coffee Hour with Ms. Hoder

    Join us this Friday, February 16th for Coffee Hour with Ms. Hoder!

    We will also have a special guest from our District 28 Community Education Council (CEC), Quentin Mezetin.

    We hope to see many of you!

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  • Remote Day - 2/12/2024

     
    All New York City Public Schools will be REMOTE tomorrow. Your child's teacher will reach out via Class Dojo with specifics.

    Please see the following announcement from NYC Mayor Adams:

    "We're expecting winter weather overnight tonight which could lead to 5-8 inches of snow with locally higher amounts by the morning. As a result, all @NYCSchools will move to remote learning tomorrow."
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  • Thank you, from River Fund

    A note from River Fund to our school ❤️

    "Dear Ms. Rampersaud and Team,
    I wanted to take a moment to express our heartfelt gratitude for your incredible contribution to our
    Holiday Give Back Program. Your dedication and effort played a vital role in the success of this
    initiative.
    Your commitment to RIVER FUND and your enthusiasm in rallying support through the Toy Drive
    made a significant impact on our ability to bring joy and assistance to those in need during this past
    holiday season. Your actions truly embody the spirit of generosity and community that defines the
    RIVER FUND Family.
    We are immensely grateful for your support, and we recognize the time and energy you invested in
    making the Holiday Give Back Program a success. Your efforts have not only touched the lives of
    those we serve but have also strengthened the bonds within our RIVER FUND Family."

    Please click on the PDF to view the entire letter.
    Thank you to all of you for your continuous generosity ❤️

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  • Title I Nominations and Elections

    Mark your calendars!

    February 1st, 2024, we will be having an expedited nominations and elections. Our Title I chairperson has decided to step down due to prior commitments. We thank her for her time and for accepting the position. We will need to fill this position as soon as possible. Please do join us so we can vote in our new member.

    Thursday, February 1st at 6pm
    meet.google.com/dcf-bsin-qyx
    Phone Numbers (US)+1 929-299-3587
    PIN: 977 012 540#

    Stay until the end so we can have a parent coordinator update :)

    Thank you always!

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  • CEC28 Hybrid Meeting

    Dear D28 Community,

    Please join us at the next Hybrid CEC 28 Calendar and Business Meeting on Thursday, February 1, 2024, at 6:30pm. Please see the attached agenda for your reference.

    CEC 28 February Hybrid Calendar and Business Meeting
    Date & Time: February 1, 2024, at 6:30PM
    In-Person location: District 28 Office at 90-27 Sutphin Boulevard Jamaica, NY 11435
    Or
    Join Via ZOOM
    Register here:
    https://nycdoe.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEucOqqqjMqG9J-liSZehg8bQUYINXXmuBf

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  • PreK Applications

    Parents can begin submitting applications for their child to enroll in 3-K or pre-K for the 2024–25 school year on January 10. Families who have signed up for the admissions mailing list or have created a MySchools.nyc account will be notified once the application is open via an email from noreply@schools.nyc.gov.

    - Families can apply online on MySchools.nyc , over the phone by calling (718) 935-2009, and in-person at a Family Welcome Center.

    - Families must submit their applications for 3-K and pre-K by March 1.

    - Families can attend upcoming virtual elementary admission events to learn more about the 3-K and pre-K admissions process; interpretation services are available at the events. Details about the events can be found on our Elementary Admissions Events page. https://www.schools.nyc.gov/enrollment/enroll-grade-by-grade/kindergarten/elementary-school-events

    **Please note that PS161Q does NOT have a 3K program. We have PreK and up.**


    Alisa Abrahim - Parent Coordinator
    Babrahim@schools.nyc.gov
    718.441.5493

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NYCDOE 2023-2024 School Calendar

Below are links to download the NYCDOE school calendar for this school year.  The calendars are in different language.

NYC DOE School Calendar - English

NYC DOE School Calendar - Spanish

NYC DOE School Calendar - Chinese

NYC DOE School Calendar - Bengali

NYC DOE School Calendar - Urdu

NYC DOE School Calendar - Arabic

NYC DOE School Calendar - Haitian Creole

Contact Us

Jill Hoder, Principal

Melissa Katz, Assistant Principal

Address: 101-33 124th Street , Richmond Hill, New York 11419

Telephone: 718-441-5493. Fax: 718-441-6202. email: jhoder@schools.nyc.gov