Parent Involvement

Dear Parents/Guardians:

On behalf of the entire staff of PS 51Q, I want to welcome you to your child’s school. I hope that your child will have a happy and successful year. As your Parent Coordinator, I want you to know I am available to assist you with any needs and / or questions you may have. My office is located in the Family Room, #102. I am frequently outside the school building during arrival and dismissal times. If you are unable to come in to speak with me, please contact me by telephone at (718) 850-0738, ext. 1021. You may also E-mail me at:

Throughout the year I offer workshops for parents and families. I hope you take the opportunity to attend these informative events. If you have suggestions for parent workshop topics, please let me know.

I ask that you do your best to become actively involved in your child’s education. I will support you in your efforts. I look forward to working with you!


Andrea Kelly, Parent Coordinator

July 2018 EVENTS

July 31, 2018 from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. - Pre-K in the Park. Parents, Pre-K students and school staff get to meet each other. There will be hands-on activities, playground fun and a small snack provided.

August 2018 EVENTS

August 27, 2018 from 8:30 - 11:30 a.m. - Student registration for kindergarten and 1st grade will take place at the school.

August 28, 2018 from 8:30 - 11:30 a.m. - Student registration for kindergarten and 1st grade will take place at the school.

In order to enroll, bring your child and the following documents:

2 proofs of address in the form of utility bills (Con Edison and National Grid)*

Child's Birth Certificate or Passport

Child’s immunization records.

Report card and IEP (if applicable)

(*If utilites are included in your rent, alternate proofs of address can be a 2017 W-2 form, income tax returns, current water bill, co-op/condo papers, insurance, deed, mortgage or bank statement or a notarized letter from your landlord). No telephone or cable TV bills will be accepted.

SEPTEMBER 2018 Events

September 5, 2018 - School begins for all students. Please refer to the calendar for class schedules.

September 13, 2018 from 2:20 - 3:40 p.m. - School Leadership Team (SLT) Meeting

September 13, 2018 at 4:30 - 7:30 p.m. - Meet the Teacher Night and Parent Association Meeting

September 18, 2018 at 8:15 a.m. - Parent Workshop: Getting Organized for the School Year

September 25, 2018 at 2:20 p.m. - Workshop for Pre-K Parents: Fostering Independence

September 27, 2018 at 8:15 a.m. - Parent Workshop: Becoming a Parent Volunteer

Class Trips

To be announced.

Please make sure the permission slip is completed, signed and returned to the classroom teacher prior to the date of your child's trip. Thank you for your cooperation.