Supportive Environment & Communication 

Family STEAM Nights

We host family STEAM nights three times a year. Families have the opportunity to participate in hands-on engaging activities with an educational focus around science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics.  This year, families participated in “Fashion Trashin” and “Snow Much Fun” nights.

Parent Workshops

Parents at P.S. 201Q participate in monthly workshops that inform them of the current instructional practices and programs within our building and provide them with ways to support their child at home.


2017-2018 Parent Workshops:

  • Utilizing Thinking Maps in all content areas

  • Reading Comprehension

  • What does your child’s reading level mean? How you can you support your child at home?

  • Mindfulness and Stress Reduction

  • Milk Carton Flashcard Machine Cook Shop

Penguin Times News

A school-wide monthly newsletter that is sent home to all of P.S. 201’s families! Penguin Times shares exciting events that are occurring within our school and provides advice on how to support your child at home. You can access the current and previous issues on the Parent Coordinator's page on our website.

Monthly Grade Level Newsletters

Every month, teachers send home a newsletter to parents. The newsletter informs parents about upcoming events/reminders and current units of study. 

Weekly Homework Calendars

Every week students receive a weekly homework calendar that informs students and families of daily assignments, upcoming assessments and important reminders.

Class DOJO

ClassDojo is a communication app for the classroom. It connects teachers, parents, and students who use it to share photos, videos, and messages through the school day. They use ClassDojo to work together as a team, share in the classroom experience, and bring big ideas to life in their classrooms and homes.

Remind 101

Remind is a free text messaging app that helps teachers, students, and parents communicate quickly and efficiently. We have been using Remind 101 to communicate with parents important school events and share with them many great things that are happening at our school.

Hoop it Up With Dad

An annual after school event that encourages all students to bond with their close male role model by playing basketball with families from our community. 

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