Week of September 17, 2018

Updated: Sep 17, 2018


Go Math! Books:  Any teacher who has extra Go Math Books, please return them to Ms. Heskial.

  • Blue Cards:  Please return the blue cards to Lucrecia as soon as possible.

  • Math Baseline Assessment: In order to monitor student progress in Mathematics, we have launched a school-wide initiative that will allow students in grades K-5 to be assessed using a Common Core Benchmark Assessment (formerly Go Math! assessment). During the week of September 17, 2018, the grade level benchmark will be administered to monitor and track student progress in Mathematics across the year.  It will also include item analysis data to determine the strengths and weaknesses of individual students, classes, and grades. Please follow the directions on the memo sent out to you on September 14, 2018.

  • F&P Assessment: You will receive a memo from Ms. Heskial regarding the administration of the F&P assessment. Please enter assessment results on the data portal by clicking on the following link http://reports.ps201.org/.   Click on the “Please click to Enter your F&P Scores” link then click on your name.

  • Meet the Teacher Night: This is a gentle reminder that Meet the Teacher Night is scheduled for tomorrow, Monday, September 17th. These will be group (not individual family) meetings.

  • Pomonok After School: Please note that Pomonok After-School Program begins tomorrow, Monday, September 17th. Refer to the email sent by Ms. Heskial Friday afternoon to identify participating students from your class.

  • Staff Calendar: Please log on to the staff calendar to view all the scheduled events. The calendar is live. We add to the calendar events on a daily basis. You can access the calendar on the ps201.org page. Under the "Staff" link please select the "Staff Calendar" from the drop down menu. The direct link is http://www.ps201.org/staff-calendar.

  • Kinvolved App: Please let me know if you are having issues logging attendance on the Kinvolved App. Please see below documents for help.

  1. Kinvolved Basics

  2. Kinvolved Detailed

  • Remind App: we use the remind app to communicate with parents school-wide events and announcements. Please ask parents to text @ps201 to 81010 to subscribe. They can also send an email to ps201@mail.remind.com to receive messages via email.

  • Sunshine Dues:  Message from Alice: Alice is collecting Sunshine dues. Please join!!!

  • Lexia Training:  Our Lexia training will take place on October 1st, 2018.  

  • School Calendar Access: All of our school events are posted on our live calendar.  Please check it often.  You must be signed in to our PS 201 staff page to access it.  2018-2019 School Calendar

  • Annual Professional Performance Review:  Teachers please print out your Annual Professional Performance Review, which you received via email on September 1, 2018. Please submit to Alice for personnel file.

  • Material Request: Reminder: Please use the following link to request materials. Material Request Link Please enter 0 (zero) for the "Amount I have", enter the amount you request and click on "Save Changes" button to submit your request.

  • P.S. 201 WebPages: Please be aware that we actively use 3 different websites:

  1. Google.com

  2. PS201.org

  3. Reports.ps201.org

Each website serves a different purpose. Here is a quick explanation of each:

  1. Google.com: This is where our "G Suite" domain is located. We share documents related to curriculum, planning as well as many other resources.  We also can use this domain for Google Classroom (students have accounts too)

  2. PS201.org: This is our official school website, open to the public. While parents and students will use this website to access resources and obtain information, staff members will also login to protected areas of the website for purposes such as reading the Principal's Weekly or reserving a technology cart.

  3. Reports.ps201.org: This is a staff-only website. We use this website to access documents, forms as well as enter data in a secure environment.

Ms. Calderon created a few video tutorials for each website to clarify the log in process, distinguish between websites, as well as provide some tips for an easier log in process. We hope you find them helpful! Please feel free to reach out to Ms. Calderon if you need help.

Video Tutorials:

1: Google

2: PS201.org

3. Reports.ps201.org

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