Chancellor's letter to families
click end-of-year-2022-letter-to-families.pdf to access full letter
Early Childhood Mask Policy
click early-childhood-mask-policy-update-june-10-2022.pdf to access links for translations
Free Book Giveaway
click free books.pdf to access link
P-EBT Food Benefits
click P-EBT.pdf to access link and download
New Mask Policy
click Dear PS 161Q families new mask.pdf to download
P.S. 161Q's COVID Report Card
If your child tests positive for COVID-19, please email Mrs. Katz, PS161Q Safety Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Be sure to include in your email your child's name, class, teacher's name and a copy of your child's test results.
NYCDOE School Visitor Policy to PS161Q
All visitors (age 12 and older) must show proof of at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccination to enter a DOE building. Visitors do not include students attending school in a DOE building.
Acceptable proof of vaccination is one of the following:
- A CDC Vaccination Card(Open external link); a photo or photocopy is also acceptable.
- A NYC Vaccination Record(Open external link) or other official immunization record from within or outside the US, including from a health care provider. A photo or photocopy of this card is also acceptable.
- NYC COVID Safe App on Android(Open external link) or iOS(Open external link).
- Excelsior Pass or Excelsior Pass Plus(Open external link).
- DOE COVID-19 Vaccine Portal(Open external link).
NYCDOE 2021-2022 School Calendar
Below are links to download the NYCDOE school calendar for this school year. The calendars are in different language.
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Jill Hoder, Principal
Patricia Hanley, Assistant Principal
Melissa Katz, Assistant Principal
Address: 101-33 124th Street , Richmond Hill, New York 11419
Telephone: 718-441-5493. Fax: 718-441-6202. email:28Q161@schools.nyc.gov
Kathy Knowles, Parent Coordinator
If you need information where COVID-19 testing is being conducted,
click this link NYC Covid-19 Portal