Monthly Calendar of Parent Engagement Events

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Welcome Back the 2022 - 2023 school year!!

PS/MS 71 is an excellent school with an amazing and dedicated staff. We are committed to helping your children grow and learn to their fullest potential. As the Parent Coordinator, I would like to encourage your involvement in our school and welcome your ideas and suggestions pertaining to your children’s education and wellbeing at school, so they may thrive. Your support is fundamental to the success that lies ahead for your children. We will keep you informed of all events, activities, workshops, school and PTA meetings by various methods, such as, email, school messenger calls, Parent Engagement Calendar, PS/MS 71 website at, In The Loop (newsletter), Twitter, and PS 71 PTA Facebook. If you have any questions or concerns, I will be happy to assist you. Please contact me at the phone number or email listed below. I look forward to meeting you and working together to make this school year successful for all.

Let’s make this school year the BEST!

Kind regards,

Suzette Pérez

Parent Coordinator

Meet P.S./M.S. 71's Parent Coordinator

 You should meet your parent coordinator early in the school year. The parent coordinator at your school can help you with many questions and issues.

Parent coordinators are an important part of your school community. They are responsible for: creating a welcoming school environment for parents working with the principal to address parent issues and concerns at the school conducting outreach to engage parents in their children’s education strengthening parent involvement in their children’s education 

As a member of the school staff supervised by the school principal, the parent coordinator partners with and supports the work of their Parent Association/Parent Teacher Association, School Leadership Team, community groups, and parent advisory councils.

Parent Outreach

  • 8th Grade Graduation Photos

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  • Italian Heritage/ Indigenous Peoples’ Day Schools Closed

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  • Coffee and Conversation w/Principal 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

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  • PTA meeting

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  • Fall Picture Day

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  • Save the Date: 2nd annual Everybody Reads

    See the attached flyer for more details.

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  • D8 2nd Annual CAR-nival on October 14th

    See flyer for details

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  • Children’s Day at Brooklyn Book Festival

    Children’s Day at Brooklyn Book Festival is a FREE event filled with interactions with authors and illustrators. The event will feature story time sessions, engaging workshops, captivating performances, book signings, and artistic projects led by beloved authors and illustrators.

    Date: Saturday, September 30th

    Time: 10 am - 4 pm

    Location:  Brooklyn Commons at MetroTech (between Flatbush Avenue Extension and Jay Street)

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    See the attached flyer (in various languages) for more information about this important meeting.

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  • 9-18-23 Kindergarten Ice Cream Social

    Monday at dismissal in the cafeteria

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  • 2023-2024 Regular and Gifted & Talented Admissions Deadlines


    Fall 2024 Admissions Timeline*

    Below are the application open, close, and offer release dates for each of the admissions processes. These dates are for students who are applying during the 2023-2024 school year for admission in the 2024-2025 school year.

    *Please note: These dates are subject to change. Any changes will be announced and communicated directly to families. Sign up for updates here(Open external link).

    High School Admissions

    • Tuesday, October 3, 2023: High School Application & Specialized High Schools Admissions Test (SHSAT) Registration Opens 
    • Friday, October 27, 2023: SHSAT Registration Closes 
    • Wednesday, November 8, 2023: SHSAT School Day Testing 
    • Friday, December 1, 2023: High School Application Closes 
    • Thursday, March 7, 2024: High School Offer Release 

    Middle School Admissions

    • Wednesday, October 11, 2023: Middle School Application Opens 
    • Friday, December 8, 2023: Middle School Application Closes 
    • Wednesday, April 3, 2024: Middle School Offer Release 

    Kindergarten (and Kindergarten Gifted & Talented) Admissions

    • Tuesday, December 5, 2023: Kindergarten and Kindergarten G&T Application Opens 
    • Friday, January 19, 2024: Kindergarten and Kindergarten G&T Application Closes 
    • Wednesday, March 27, 2024: Kindergarten and Kindergarten G&T Offer Release

    3-K and Pre-K Admissions

    • Wednesday, January 10, 2024: 3-K and Pre-K Applications Open 
    • Friday, March 1, 2024: 3-K and Pre-K Applications Close 
    • Tuesday, May 14, 2024: Pre-K Offer Release 
    • Thursday, May 16, 2024: 3-K Offer Release 

    Gifted & Talented (G&T) Upper Grade Admissions

    • Monday, April 15, 2024: G&T Upper Grade Application Opens 
    • Friday, May 3, 2024: G&T Upper Grade Application Closes 
    • Wednesday, June 12, 2024: G&T Upper Grade Offer Release
    Families can also sign up for the NYC DOE Admissions email list:
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  • Parent letter regarding NYCSA accounts

    Please read the attached letter regarding creating your NYCSA account in order to receive report cards and other important information.

    Report cards will not be backpacked - you have to create this account to view them.

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  • NYJTL will be hosting a FREE virtual SHSAT in the fall

    NYJTL will be hosting a FREE virtual SHSAT Prep class, preparing rising 8th- 9th grade students for the October SHSAT exam.  The virtual classes will be held on Saturdays from 10 AM - 12 PM starting July 8th and lasting until the exam date.  Please use the following link to register for this free offering:

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  • The 2023-2024 NYCDOE School Year Calendar

    The 2023 - 2024 School Calendar can be found:

    It is also attached.

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  • Stay Connected with PS/MS 71 Families Flyer

    Click the link below to find ways

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  • Check out the District 8 information section on the Parent Involvement page

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  • See how you can be involved on the Parent Involvement Page

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Contact Information

Ms Suzette Perez
Main Office 
Hours of Availability:  Monday- Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Parent Coordinator Office Hours will begin in January 5, 2022, every Wednesday from 9:30am-10:30am

Phone:  (718)822-5351 Ext:  2122          718-239-3111( Fax)

Ms. Suzette Perez, Parent Coordinator

School Activities

Be Involved! Our PTA Meetings are every 3rd Tuesday of the month in our school auditorium. Please come and join us!

For the most update news regarding the PTA, please visit

PTA facebook page: PS/MS 71 ROSE E SCALA PTA

PTA DONATION PAGE click the following link


PTA Executive Board


2022-2023 Executive Board

Nicole Perrino, PTA Presenter 
Melissa Rivera, Vice President 
Jean Distefano, Treasurer
Raphael Dominguez, Recording Secretary 

 PTA Website:

Email Contact: