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


Beginning on September 5, 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.

OCTOBER 2018 Events

October 11, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. - Principal's Annual Title I Meeting

October 11, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. - Parents' Association Meeting

October 15, 2018 at 8:15 a.m. - Parent Workshop: Nutrition

October 15, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. - Meeting to Establish a Title I Parent Committee

October 15, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. - Parents' Association Meeting/Expedited Election

October 15, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. - District 27 Community Education Council Meeting (PA and PTA Quarterly Meeting) at P.S. 43 Q 160 Beach 29th Street Far Rockaway, NY 11691 / 6:30 p.m. Business Meeting / 7:30 General Meeting

October 16, 2018 at 5:45 p.m. - Listening Tour on School Diversity and Integration in District 27 at M.S. 202 Q - Dinner will be served! See flyer below for more info.

October 17 - 19, 2018 - Smile Dental Outreach Visits P.S. 51 Q

October 26, 2018 - Math Friday : Parents are invited to attend!

Pre-K at 8:30 a.m. and Grades K & 1 at 9:00 a.m.

October 26, 2018 - Parents' Association Halloween Dance - You must pre-purchase tickets. No tickets will be sold at the door!

Session 1: 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. and Session 2: 6:15 - 7:45 p.m.

October 30, 2018 at 2:20 p.m. - Workshop for Pre-K Parents: Mathematics

Listening Tour 202Q.docx

Class Trips

First grade classes will visit the Central Branch of the Queens Public Library on the following dates:

  • Class 1-216 on 10/16/18
  • Class 1-210 on 10/18/18
  • Class 1-213 on 10/19/18
  • Class 1-215 on 10/25/18

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.