P.S. 161 Arthur Ashe School
JILL HODER, PRINCIPAL
101-33 124 STREET, QUEENS, NY 11419Phone: 718-441-5493
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The New School Day Hours Are:Monday-Friday: 8:00 am- 2:20 pmDISMISSAL AREAS FOR ALL GRADESKindergarten - Leaves from small kindergarten yard next to parking lot on 124th Street 1st and 2nd Grades - Leave from the main school yard.3rd Grade - Leaves from the tower into yard facing 125th Street.4th and 5th Grades - Leave from door on 124th Street between main entrance and parking lot.
Check out the NY1 Video of the Grade 2 Class that participated in the "Trees for Threes" Event at Alley Pond Parkon Thursday, April 16, 2015.Click on the link below:http://www.ny1.com/nyc/queens/news/2015/04/17/volunteers-make-alley-pond-park-more-green-through--trees-for-threes--event.html
____________________________P. S. 161 Is Proud to AnnounceWe Are the Recipients of a$100,000 GrantFrom and the Ellen DeGeneres Show
Funds were used to improve theLearning Environment
Spring Recess:Friday April 3, 2015 - Friday April 10, 2015Students return to school Monday, April 13th!Grades: 3, 4 & 5NYS ELA Test: April 14th, 15th & 16thNYS Math Test: April 22nd, 23rd, & 24th
to Adam Nasir and Lincoln Saha on winning a contest for best essay!Topic was "Most Influential Leader" for Black History Month. Senator Sanders visited P.S. 161Q and presented each winner with a $25.00 gift certificate!
Congratulations to all the students in grades 1 - 5 who will have their Haiku Poems published in this year's Young American Poetry Digest!A copy of the book will be in the school's library in October!It's Official!Several students' poems have been officially registered and published in the Young American Poetry Digest 2014. Congratulations to those students-We are all proud of you!The young American Poetry Digest, A National School's Project, is designed to share our youth's talents with others and to provide a national publishing opportunity for young poets. The young American Poetry Digest represents the imaginative efforts of students of all ages from nearly every state in the nation.