Updates for Families
Dear PS 100 Families:
Virtual Elementary Admissions Event Learn about 3-K, pre-K, and kindergarten admissions. Find out what to expect and how to apply. All New York City families are welcome to attend. Sessions will be held on: · Wednesday, January 6 at 6pm · Thursday, January 7 at 6pm (Spanish only) · Tuesday, January 12 at 2pm Click here to register—please register for just one event. When you register, be sure to indicate your language preference; interpretation services will be provided according to demand. We are here to support you throughout the admissions process! If you have questions, you can: · Call us at 718-935-2009 or · Email us at ES_Enrollment@schools.nyc.gov
Screened Middle Schools Enrollment September 2021 The Mayor and Chancellor announced the elimination of the academic screens in Middle School admissions. Middle School:
· All middle school screens will be paused for this year. This includes academic screens, school-based assessments, composite scores, and auditions. Students will be admitted through a lottery-based system. · District and geographic priorities, as well as Diversity in Admissions priorities, will still apply for those middle schools that have them. · The middle school application will open the week of January 11. For more information and details about middle school enrollment, please visit the DOE’s website.
FACE launched Parent University in November of 2020. Parent University is a course registration and management system where NYC families can find free trainings on a wide range of topics. Parent University serves all families, from early childhood through adulthood, and seeks to educate and empower them as partners and advocates through free courses, resources, events, and activities. As of this date, there are 158 courses on Parent University, with 23,000+ users and 78,000 views. Parent University is for all parents and family members and is always open! Parent University is a course registration and management system where NYC families can find free trainings on a wide range of topics. Parent University serves all families, from early childhood through adulthood, and seeks to educate and empower them as partners and advocates through free courses, resources, events, and activities. Check out some of our upcoming featured live courses: · Post Secondary Funding Options - 1/6/2021 @ 6:00 pm · Job Retention and Self Advocacy in the Workplace – 1/6/2021 @ 6:00 pm · Work Based Learning for Families – 2/3/2021 Or check out our on-demand offerings, such as Google Classroom, How to Use Text to Understand Unknown Words or Phrases, Tweens, Teens, Tech and Mental Health, and so much more! You can check out the site here: https://parentu.schools.nyc/ For more information, including flyers in different languages please visit the DOE’s Family Empowerment site.
Discover The New York Public Library’s new personalized book selection service!
While browsing is limited, we offer a friendly, adventurous alternative. Tell us your reading interests and we’ll pick five books for you!
The New York Public Library offers a personalized book selection service through Shelf Help. Fill out the online form, call Ask NYPL, or drop off a request form at your local branch to receive new reads handpicked for you based on your interests. Await our signal then pick up a book bundle of five recommended reads.
While many branches of the Library have reopened for grab-and-go service—and we have welcomed back thousands of patrons—browsing remains limited at this time. To recreate the experience of discovery that our patrons love, the Library is pleased to offer Shelf Help to anyone with an NYPL Library card. Get a digital library card through NYPL's app, SimplyE.
There are three ways to request Shelf Help:
Call Ask NYPL (917-ASK-NYPL or 917-275-6975) to connect with a member of our team, Monday to Friday, 12 PM to 5 PM. For TTY service (Text Telephone for patrons who are deaf or hard of hearing), dial 212-930-0020. We’ll ask you about your interests and take it from there.
Pick up a request form at one of our grab-and-go locations, or download one here, and return it to the Library on your next visit.
Hold tight. Our expert librarians will consider your interests, browse the Library’s collection, and select a book bundle of five recommended reads tailored to you. Then what?
When the books are ready at your chosen branch, we’ll send you an email letting you know it’s time to come in for pickup.
Head to your branch, collect your book bundle, and check out your books.
Don’t forget your face mask!