• School Closed - Clerical Day

  • School Closed - Juneteenth

  • Last Day of School

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  • Visit our Clothing Closet!

    Families have donated gently used and new clothing for families who would like to have it. If you or someone you know needs clothing, please come to our school!

    We're always willing to help our families!

    Please come between 8am - 3pm.

    Alisa Abrahim - Parent Coordinator
    718-441-5493 ext. 1292

  • Get ready for next school year!

    Getting ready for the next school year! Many were unable to attend the meeting on May 4th, so I have linked the slides that were shared with families.

    Please use your child's email address to view the links. If you are having trouble, let me know and I will do my best to assist.

    Kindergarten -

    First Grade -

    Second Grade -

    Third Grade -

    Fourth Grade -

    Fifth Grade -

    Alisa Abrahim - Parent Coordinator
    718-441-5493 ext. 1292

  • 2023 Academic Awards & Spring Dance Showcase

    PS161Q's 2023 Academic Awards & Spring Dance Showcase

    This will be happening with Mrs. Campbell in the Auditorium at 8:30am. Parent are allowed to attend. Please bring your ID so you can sign in at the security desk.

    Please refer to the graphic to see which grades will go on which date.

    Alisa Abrahim - Parent Coordinator
    718-441-5493 ext. 1292

  • Science Fair Winners!


    1st Place - Sheikh Ubayed - 302
    2nd Place - Ariana Chandilall - 502
    3rd Place - Jazmine Kaur - 431

    The winners from each class -
    Leilani Sims - 502
    Zannat Zakaria - 331
    Govind Harold - 431
    Tyler Sukhnandan - 331
    Reanna Balgobin - 501
    Manreet Kaur Rattu - 502
    Simrah Nazeem - 531
    Prabhleen Kaur - 401
    Lilla Williama - 431
    Angelina Baul - 301
    Isabella Narain - 301
    Gurnoor Singh - 331
    Arvin Shiwsankar - 301
    Arin Jaikaran - 302
    Ariana Serra - 431
    Taranveer Singh - 401

    CONGRATULATIONS to all of our students! You've done an outstanding job!

  • PTA Nominations


    The time has come to think about the PTA leadership for the upcoming school year. Nominations for the 2023-2024 PTA positions are now available. If you are interested in joining the team, please contact our Parent Coordinator, Ms. Alisa, by May 16th. Then, join us virtually, on zoom during our May PTA General Meeting on May 17th. We would like you to introduce yourself to our school community.

    Elections will happen in June. Parents will then be able to vote for each candidate.

    Alisa Abrahim, Parent Coordinator
    718-441-5493 x1292

  • Senior Updates


    Here are some senior updates for you.

    1. Senior dues are due on 5/10. Please send it in with your child as soon as possible.

    2. Senior shirts were ordered and are expected to arrive on 5/17. Students must wear their senior shirts on the day of the senior trip.

    2. Senior trip permission slips are due on 5/5. They will be going to Club Getaway in Kent, Connecticut.

    3. Senior Trip is on May 22nd. Students MUST arrive at the school by 6:15am.

    4. Prom will be on June 14th from 12:30pm to 4:30pm in our school gym. Students can arrive at that time if they wish.

    5. Graduation will be on June 22nd at 9:30am.

    Mrs. Freed & Mrs. Bennett will be having a presentation during parent teacher conference night. They will be going over frequently asked questions about senior activities and middle school. This is very important for ALL families to attend.

    Graduation Information Session -
    Thursday, May 4th from 4:30pm to 5:15pm & 6pm to 6:45pm.
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  • School Survey Online

    If you have NOT completed the school survey, please get it done. We can complete it together. Let's do this!

    718-441-5493 x1292
  • Student Professional Learning Day!

    Student Professional Learning Day!

    Volunteers needed
    When: Friday, May 26th Time: 9:00 am-11:00am

    If you are interested, they are three different ways to participate:

    - You can volunteer to do a live presentation via Google Meet with classes.
    - You can create a video. Make it 20-30 mins long telling and showing us about your profession.
    - You can come into the building and present to the classes.

    Complete this form below -

    Please contact Ms. Rampersaud or Ms. Alisa with any questions.

  • 2023-2024 Kindergarten Registration

    Kindergarten acceptances has all been sent out. If you have not accepted yet, please do so. If you are having trouble, you can call the school in order to accept your spot.

    After you have accepted, please call to make an appointment to complete your registration. Don't wait too long!


  • ELA State Test

    ELA State Test will be tomorrow, Wednesday, 4/19 and Thursday, 4/20.

    Be sure to have your child get a good night's rest, eat a healthy breakfast and get to school on time. Please do not be late.

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NYCDOE 2022-2023 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: