Welcome to P.S. 161 Arthur Ashe School


Thursday, April 24, 2014


             Click on the "Parent Support" Link for details
and events in April 

located on the left side. 

You can also review the

"Parent Activity Calendar"      


The Month of April
at this link.


The New York City Department of Education’s Achievement Reporting and Innovation System.
Also for educators to locate information to improve student's learning.


Parents can explore data on their child's academic achievement.
Just click on the above website or the Aris Parent Link.

Type in your child's Student ID #

Type in your password

           This information can be obtained by contacting the Parent Coordinator, Ms. Kathy Knowles, at P.S. 161Q.  Every parent is issued a temporary password.  You must change the password at your first log-in.

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, Mrs. Jill Hoder.

Join Ms. Jill Hoder, our school's Principal,

 for a Monthly Coffee Hour
During the School
Parent Room

Remember The Following Dates
For the Month of

April 1 - NYS ELA Exam
Grades 3, 4 & 5

April 2NYS ELA Exam 
Grades 3, 4,& 5


Exec. Bd.  Meeting
Time:  6:00 pm

April 3 - NYS ELA Exam
Grades 3, 4 & 5

April 4 - Schoolwide BBQ
Parent Meeting - 9:00 am

April 5 - Conference for Families of Students with
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
High School for Art & Design
245 East 56th Street
Between 2nd & 3rd Avenue
New York, NY 10022

April 7 - Grade 3, 4 & 5
Parent Workshop Test Prep for Math
9:00 am - 10:00 am

April 8 & 9 - Grades: Pre-K - 2
Bookmaking & File Folder Game
Parent Activity

April 10 - Pre-K Non-Attendance Day

April 11 - Last day for Parent Surveys!!
April 14 - April 22 - School will be Closed
Spring Recess

April 23 - Welcome Back!
Students and Staff Return

Last day for Pre-K Applications!!!

April 28 - Begin Making Mother's Day Cards

April 29 - Fun Stuff Cookshop
9:00 am
Funtime Home Salad Bar and Sweet Treats

April 30 - NYS Math Exam
Grades - 3, 4 & 5

 PTA - General Mtg. - 6:00 pm


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


To view the Curriculum Map for the ReadyGen Reading Program, Click on the grade link below:



 Kindergarten    CurriculummapgradeKunit3ModuleA.docx


Grade     Curriculummapgrade1unit3ModuleA.docx


Grade 2    Curriculummapgrade2unit3ModuleA.docx


Grade     Curriculummapgrade3unit2ModuleB.docx

        Grade       Curriculummapgrade4unit2ModuleB.docx

Grade     Curriculummapgrade5unit2ModuleB.docx

To view the NYC Instructional Expectations
Click the Link Below